Early day motion 82

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That this House notes that the Government plans to reduce the number of UK troops by 2020; understands the concern of the people of Wales that the future retention of the name of the 1st The Queen's Dragoon Guards (QDG), popularly known as the Welsh Cavalry, is threatened; praises the work the QDG's brave and committed soldiers do on behalf of the UK, including their recent service in Afghanistan; extols the service and sacrifices that previous generations of the regiment have made for the nation; acknowledges that the QDG has strong geographical recruitment ties and strong regional connections with Wales and the Borders; and urges the Government to retain this senior, skilled and first-class regiment.

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Total number of signatures: 24

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Caton, Martin Labour Party Gower 21.05.2012
Clwyd, Ann Labour Party Cynon Valley 22.05.2012
Davies, David TC Conservative Party Monmouth 21.05.2012
Davies, Geraint Labour Party Swansea West 24.05.2012
Edwards, Jonathan Plaid Cymru Carmarthen East and Dinefwr 11.06.2012
Evans, Chris Labour Party Islwyn 21.05.2012
Flynn, Paul Labour Party Newport West 21.05.2012
Francis, Hywel Labour Party Aberavon 21.05.2012
Glindon, Mary Labour Party North Tyneside 24.05.2012
Gray, James Conservative Party North Wiltshire 23.05.2012
Griffith, Nia Labour Party Llanelli 11.06.2012
Havard, Dai Labour Party Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney 22.05.2012
James, Sian C Labour Party Swansea East 11.06.2012
Llwyd, Elfyn Plaid Cymru Dwyfor Meirionnydd 21.05.2012
McCrea, Dr William Democratic Unionist Party South Antrim 22.05.2012
Morden, Jessica Labour Party Newport East 22.05.2012
Murphy, Paul Labour Party Torfaen 21.05.2012
Owen, Albert Labour Party Ynys Môn 21.05.2012
Rutley, David Conservative Party Macclesfield 23.05.2012
Shannon, Jim Democratic Unionist Party Strangford 22.05.2012
Simpson, David Democratic Unionist Party Upper Bann 22.05.2012
Smith, Nick Labour Party Blaenau Gwent 17.05.2012
Williams, Mark Liberal Democrats Ceredigion 21.05.2012
Williams, Roger Liberal Democrats Brecon and Radnorshire 11.06.2012