Early day motion 248

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  • Session: 2004-05
  • Date tabled: 01.12.2004
  • Primary sponsor: Martlew, Eric
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    That this House recognises the courage displayed by Lieutenant-Colonel Paddy Mayne from Newtownards, at Oldenburg on 9th April 1945; notes that eyewitness accounts describe Mayne's outstanding bravery while rescuing a squadron of allied soldiers behind enemy lines from the midst of a German attack; welcomes the unearthing of documents at the National Archives in Kew proving his original citation for a Victoria Cross; commends the ongoing efforts of the Blair Mayne Association; and supports this Second World War hero, who helped found what later came to be known as the SAS, being awarded the Victoria Cross posthumously.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Bacon, Richard Conservative Party South Norfolk 10.01.2005
Beggs, Roy Ulster Unionist Party East Antrim 02.12.2004
Beith, Alan Liberal Democrats Berwick-Upon-Tweed 04.04.2005
Blizzard, Bob Labour Party Waveney 03.02.2005
Campbell, Gregory Democratic Unionist Party Londonderry East 06.12.2004
Cousins, Jim Labour Party Newcastle upon Tyne Central 06.04.2005
Cryer, Ann Labour Party Keighley 08.12.2004
Dean, Janet Labour Party Burton 13.12.2004
Dodds, Nigel Democratic Unionist Party Belfast North 14.12.2004
Donaldson, Jeffrey Democratic Unionist Party Lagan Valley 07.12.2004
Gibson, Ian Labour Party Norwich North 13.12.2004
Hermon, Lady Ulster Unionist Party North Down 12.01.2005
Hurst, Alan Labour Party Braintree 08.03.2005
Lamb, Norman Liberal Democrats North Norfolk 04.03.2005
Lloyd, Tony Labour Party Manchester Central 06.12.2004
Martlew, Eric Labour Party Carlisle 01.12.2004
McNamara, Kevin Labour Party Kingston upon Hull North 09.12.2004
Paisley, Ian Democratic Unionist Party North Antrim 14.12.2004
Pollard, Kerry Labour Party St Albans 08.03.2005
Pound, Stephen Labour Party Ealing North 07.12.2004
Smyth, Martin Ulster Unionist Party Belfast South 02.12.2004
Taylor, David Labour Party North West Leicestershire 02.12.2004
Taylor, Matthew Liberal Democrats Truro and St Austell 08.02.2005
Vis, Rudi Labour Party Finchley and Golders Green 06.12.2004