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Historic Ties Between Scotland France And The Auld Alliance Trophy

EDM number 924 in 2017-19, proposed by Joanna Cherry on 08/02/2018.
Categorised under the topic of Sports.

That this House celebrates the historic and continuing ties between Scotland and France; welcomes the creation of the Auld Alliance Trophy to be awarded annually when Scotland and France meet during the Six Nations; commemorates the memories of the 31 Scottish and 22 French international rugby players killed during the First World War; further celebrates the lives of the Scottish international captain Eric Milroy, the Prince of scrum-halves, who learned his skills at George Watson's College in Edinburgh South West constituency and the French international captain Marcel Burgun, a remarkable pilot of rare intrepidity and recipient of the Croix de Guerre and Palm who both gave their life in the Great War and in whose names, along with all their fellow rugby players, the trophy is dedicated; and notes the passion and dedication of Patrick Caublot of Amiens Rugby Club for originating the idea, the work of David Anderson QC, Eric Milroy's great-great-nephew, the Scottish Ruby Union and the Federation Fran├žaise de Rugby in creating the trophy.

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

Joanna Cherry08/02/2018Edinburgh South WestScottish National PartyProposed
Gavin Newlands08/02/2018Paisley and Renfrewshire NorthScottish National PartySeconded
Hannah Bardell08/02/2018LivingstonScottish National PartySeconded
Carol Monaghan08/02/2018Glasgow North WestScottish National PartySeconded
Deidre Brock08/02/2018Edinburgh North and LeithScottish National PartySeconded
Pete Wishart08/02/2018Perth and North PerthshireScottish National PartySeconded
Patrick Grady08/02/2018Glasgow NorthScottish National PartySigned
Chris Stephens08/02/2018Glasgow South WestScottish National PartySigned
Chris Law08/02/2018Dundee WestScottish National PartySigned
Stuart McDonald08/02/2018Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch EastScottish National PartySigned
Alan Brown08/02/2018Kilmarnock and LoudounScottish National PartySigned
Stewart McDonald08/02/2018Glasgow SouthScottish National PartySigned
Ian Blackford08/02/2018Ross, Skye and LochaberScottish National PartySigned
Tommy Sheppard08/02/2018Edinburgh EastScottish National PartySigned
Peter Grant08/02/2018GlenrothesScottish National PartySigned
Neil Gray08/02/2018Airdrie and ShottsScottish National PartySigned
Christine Jardine08/02/2018Edinburgh WestLiberal DemocratSigned
Stephen Gethins08/02/2018North East FifeScottish National PartySigned
Kirsty Blackman08/02/2018Aberdeen NorthScottish National PartySigned
Alison Thewliss08/02/2018Glasgow CentralScottish National PartySigned
Lisa Cameron08/02/2018East Kilbride, Strathaven and LesmahagowScottish National PartySigned
Patricia Gibson08/02/2018North Ayrshire and ArranScottish National PartySigned
Jim Cunningham20/02/2018Coventry SouthLabourSigned
Martyn Day21/02/2018Linlithgow and East FalkirkScottish National PartySigned
Jim Shannon21/02/2018StrangfordDUPSigned
Hugh Gaffney22/02/2018Coatbridge, Chryston and BellshillLabourSigned
Douglas Chapman07/03/2018Dunfermline and West FifeScottish National PartySigned
Drew Hendry23/04/2018Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and StrathspeyScottish National PartySigned

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