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Centenary Of The Sinking Of The RMS Leinster

EDM number 1674 in 2017-19, proposed by Albert Owen on 10/10/2018.

That this House notes that 10 October 2018 marks the centenary of the sinking of RMS Leinster, a vessel operated by the City of Dublin Steam Packet Company, which served as the Kingstown, Dún Laoghaire to Holyhead mailboat, and was torpedoed and sunk by German submarine UB123 on 10 October 1918 while bound for the Welsh port of Holyhead; recognises that over 500 people, crew and passengers perished making it the greatest loss of life on the Irish Sea; and pays tribute to British and Irish seafarers for their efforts in keeping the UK's merchant trade links and with port communities across the world open, in often conditions in both in both war and peacetime.

This motion has been signed by a total of 21 MPs.

MPDateConstituencyPartyType
Albert Owen10/10/2018Ynys MLabourProposed
Stephen Kerr10/10/2018StirlingConservativeSeconded
Alistair Carmichael10/10/2018Orkney and ShetlandLiberal DemocratSeconded
Stephen Pound10/10/2018Ealing NorthLabourSeconded
Gregory Campbell10/10/2018East LondonderryDUPSeconded
Jim Shannon10/10/2018StrangfordDUPSeconded
Jim Cunningham11/10/2018Coventry SouthLabourSigned
Kelvin Hopkins11/10/2018Luton NorthLabourSigned
Chris Stephens11/10/2018Glasgow South WestScottish National PartySigned
Ben Lake15/10/2018CeredigionPlaid CymruSigned
Gavin Robinson15/10/2018Belfast EastDUPSigned
Michael Penning15/10/2018Hemel HempsteadConservativeSigned
Peter Bottomley15/10/2018Worthing WestConservativeSigned
Martin Docherty16/10/2018West DunbartonshireScottish National PartySigned
David Simpson16/10/2018Upper BannDUPSigned
David Hanson16/10/2018DelynLabourSigned
Alan Brown22/10/2018Kilmarnock and LoudounScottish National PartySigned
Douglas Chapman26/10/2018Dunfermline and West FifeScottish National PartySigned
Drew Hendry06/11/2018Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and StrathspeyScottish National PartySigned
Angus MacNeil19/11/2018Na h-Eileanan an IarScottish National PartySigned
Pete Wishart21/11/2018Perth and North PerthshireScottish National PartySigned

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