Early day motion 2768

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MARGE CAREY MBE

That this House mourns the passing of Marge Carey MBE, former President of the Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers; celebrates Marge's rise from a pools coupon checker at Vernons to a leading trade union organiser in a bygone era when very few women rose through the ranks in that way; remembers fondly a small feisty woman with a direct style, which led former Prime Minister Tony Blair to describe her as `a wonderful woman full of strongly expressed common sense, goodwill and good judgment'; notes with great sadness the end of Marge's battle with motor neurone disease, perhaps the only challenge in her life that she was not able to overcome; and calls on hon. Members to continue Marge's commitment to promote and support the valuable work of the Motor Neurone Disease Association.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Blenkinsop, Tom Labour Party Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland 23.02.2012
Bottomley, Peter Conservative Party Worthing West 27.02.2012
Caton, Martin Labour Party Gower 28.02.2012
Crausby, David Labour Party Bolton North East 28.02.2012
Dobbin, Jim Labour Party Heywood and Middleton 27.02.2012
Fovargue, Yvonne Labour Party Makerfield 23.02.2012
Howarth, George Labour Party Knowsley 27.02.2012
Jackson, Glenda Labour Party Hampstead and Kilburn 27.02.2012
Leech, John Liberal Democrats Manchester Withington 27.02.2012
Lloyd, Tony Labour Party Manchester Central 28.02.2012
Marsden, Gordon Labour Party Blackpool South 29.02.2012
McDonnell, Alasdair Social Democratic and Labour Party Belfast South 29.02.2012
McDonnell, John Labour Party Hayes and Harlington 28.02.2012
Meale, Alan Labour Party Mansfield 27.02.2012
Rotheram, Steve Labour Party Liverpool Walton 29.02.2012
Woodward, Shaun Labour Party St Helens South and Whiston 06.03.2012