Early day motion 1147

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ST PIRAN'S DAY

That this House notes the celebrations of Cornwall's patron saint, St Piran, on 5 March each year are growing in scope, support and significance; believes that this is a valuable opportunity for the people of Cornwall to celebrate their unique heritage, language, culture and aspirations; recognises that those who support patron saints' days in other regions and nations in the UK are also seeking official acknowledgement; welcomes the fact that several town and parish councils have already made the day a staff holiday; and calls on the Government to make St Piran's Day a public holiday in Cornwall.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Caton, Martin Labour Party Gower 07.03.2013
Corbyn, Jeremy Labour Party Islington North 06.03.2013
Durkan, Mark Social Democratic and Labour Party Foyle 07.03.2013
Edwards, Jonathan Plaid Cymru Carmarthen East and Dinefwr 06.03.2013
Flynn, Paul Labour Party Newport West 07.03.2013
George, Andrew Liberal Democrats St Ives 05.03.2013
Gilbert, Stephen Liberal Democrats St Austell and Newquay 05.03.2013
Leech, John Liberal Democrats Manchester Withington 12.03.2013
McDonnell, Alasdair Social Democratic and Labour Party Belfast South 12.03.2013
McDonnell, John Labour Party Hayes and Harlington 13.03.2013
Murphy, Paul Labour Party Torfaen 06.03.2013
Ritchie, Margaret Social Democratic and Labour Party South Down 13.03.2013
Rogerson, Dan Liberal Democrats North Cornwall 05.03.2013
Shannon, Jim Democratic Unionist Party Strangford 06.03.2013
Sharma, Virendra Labour Party Ealing Southall 14.03.2013
Williams, Hywel Plaid Cymru Arfon 06.03.2013
Williams, Mark Liberal Democrats Ceredigion 11.03.2013
Williams, Stephen Liberal Democrats Bristol West 12.03.2013