Early day motion 286

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That this House commemorates the centenary of the birth of Leonard Cheshire, born on 7 September 1917; notes his significant achievements as a decorated officer in the Second World War, including leading No.617 Squadron, the Dambusters, and being awarded the Victoria Cross in 1944; recognises Leonard Cheshire's desire to help make the world a better place following the Second World War by undertaking a lifetime of humanitarian work with disabled people; celebrates his founding of the charity Leonard Cheshire Disability in 1948, an organisation which now supports over 20,000 people with disabilities around the world every year; understands that there are more than 11 million disabled people in the UK today and that one in six people will be affected by disability at some point in their life; acknowledges the vital importance of Leonard Cheshire Disability's work to support disabled people; and wishes the charity every success in its future endeavours.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Bardell, Hannah Scottish National Party Livingston 07.09.2017
Blackman, Bob Conservative Party Harrow East 13.09.2017
Blackman, Kirsty Scottish National Party Aberdeen North 06.09.2017
Bottomley, Peter Conservative Party Worthing West 11.09.2017
Brock, Deidre Scottish National Party Edinburgh North and Leith 06.09.2017
Brown, Alan Scottish National Party Kilmarnock and Loudoun 09.10.2017
Campbell, Gregory Democratic Unionist Party Londonderry East 12.09.2017
Chapman, Douglas Scottish National Party Dunfermline and West Fife 11.09.2017
Cowan, Ronnie Scottish National Party Inverclyde 13.09.2017
Cunningham, Jim Labour Party Coventry South 11.09.2017
Day, Martyn Scottish National Party Linlithgow and East Falkirk 07.09.2017
Gethins, Stephen Scottish National Party North East Fife 13.09.2017
Gibson, Patricia Scottish National Party North Ayrshire and Arran 07.09.2017
Grady, Patrick Scottish National Party Glasgow North 13.09.2017
Gray, Neil Scottish National Party Airdrie and Shotts 09.10.2017
Hendry, Drew Scottish National Party Inverness Nairn Badenoch and Strathspey 06.09.2017
Law, Chris Scottish National Party Dundee West 06.09.2017
Lewis, Julian Conservative Party New Forest East 25.10.2017
Linden, David Scottish National Party Glasgow East 06.09.2017
McDonald, Stewart Scottish National Party Glasgow South 07.09.2017
Monaghan, Carol Scottish National Party Glasgow North West 12.09.2017
Newlands, Gavin Scottish National Party Paisley and Renfrewshire North 06.09.2017
Shannon, Jim Democratic Unionist Party Strangford 07.09.2017
Sheppard, Tommy Scottish National Party Edinburgh East 07.09.2017
Simpson, David Democratic Unionist Party Upper Bann 12.09.2017
Stephens, Christopher Scottish National Party Glasgow South West 12.09.2017
Thewliss, Alison Scottish National Party Glasgow Central 06.09.2017
Wishart, Pete Scottish National Party Perth and North Perthshire 06.09.2017