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The Centenary Of The Birth Of Leonard Cheshire

EDM number 286 in 2017-19, proposed by Deidre Brock on 06/09/2017.
Categorised under the topics of Charities and Veterans.

That this House commemorates the centenary of the birth of Leonard Cheshire, born on 7 September 1917; notes his significant achievements as a decorated officer in the Second World War, including leading No.617 Squadron, the Dambusters, and being awarded the Victoria Cross in 1944; recognises Leonard Cheshire's desire to help make the world a better place following the Second World War by undertaking a lifetime of humanitarian work with disabled people; celebrates his founding of the charity Leonard Cheshire Disability in 1948, an organisation which now supports over 20,000 people with disabilities around the world every year; understands that there are more than 11 million disabled people in the UK today and that one in six people will be affected by disability at some point in their life; acknowledges the vital importance of Leonard Cheshire Disability's work to support disabled people; and wishes the charity every success in its future endeavours.

This motion has been signed by a total of 28 MPs.

Deidre Brock06/09/2017Edinburgh North and LeithScottish National PartyProposed
Drew Hendry06/09/2017Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and StrathspeyScottish National PartySeconded
Chris Law06/09/2017Dundee WestScottish National PartySeconded
Pete Wishart06/09/2017Perth and North PerthshireScottish National PartySeconded
Gavin Newlands06/09/2017Paisley and Renfrewshire NorthScottish National PartySeconded
Alison Thewliss06/09/2017Glasgow CentralScottish National PartySeconded
David Linden06/09/2017Glasgow EastScottish National PartySigned
Kirsty Blackman06/09/2017Aberdeen NorthScottish National PartySigned
Jim Shannon07/09/2017StrangfordDUPSigned
Patricia Gibson07/09/2017North Ayrshire and ArranScottish National PartySigned
Martyn Day07/09/2017Linlithgow and East FalkirkScottish National PartySigned
Stewart McDonald07/09/2017Glasgow SouthScottish National PartySigned
Hannah Bardell07/09/2017LivingstonScottish National PartySigned
Tommy Sheppard07/09/2017Edinburgh EastScottish National PartySigned
Douglas Chapman11/09/2017Dunfermline and West FifeScottish National PartySigned
Jim Cunningham11/09/2017Coventry SouthLabourSigned
Peter Bottomley11/09/2017Worthing WestConservativeSigned
Carol Monaghan12/09/2017Glasgow North WestScottish National PartySigned
Chris Stephens12/09/2017Glasgow South WestScottish National PartySigned
Gregory Campbell12/09/2017East LondonderryDUPSigned
David Simpson12/09/2017Upper BannDUPSigned
Ronnie Cowan13/09/2017InverclydeScottish National PartySigned
Bob Blackman13/09/2017Harrow EastConservativeSigned
Stephen Gethins13/09/2017North East FifeScottish National PartySigned
Patrick Grady13/09/2017Glasgow NorthScottish National PartySigned
Alan Brown09/10/2017Kilmarnock and LoudounScottish National PartySigned
Neil Gray09/10/2017Airdrie and ShottsScottish National PartySigned
Julian Lewis25/10/2017New Forest EastConservativeSigned

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