Early day motion 99

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That this House offers its congratulations to the Aircraft Carrier Alliance on the successful commencement of the sea trials of the Royal Navy's future flagship, HMS Queen Elizabeth; notes that the two Queen Elizabeth class aircraft carriers, at 65,000 tonnes displacement and 920 feet in length, the largest and most complex naval ship ever built in the UK, represent a world-leading superlative of British industrial capability and form the culmination of a combined effort of 8,000 shipyard workers around the UK, including Govan, Scotstoun and Portsmouth, Rosyth and Appledore in Devon, Tyneside and Birkenhead; further notes the critical role of an extensive supply chain comprising hundreds of companies and 3,000 people based around the UK that provide many of the component parts and materials used to construct both aircraft carriers, including engines and steel; is committed to the continued promotion of a thriving naval and commercial shipbuilding industry in the UK; and will consider a robust National Shipbuilding Strategy that should be comprehensive and effective enough to sustain the positive industrial legacy of the Queen Elizabeth programme for British shipbuilding for decades to come.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Cowan, Ronnie Scottish National Party Inverclyde 03.07.2017
Crausby, David Labour Party Bolton North East 20.07.2017
Cunningham, Jim Labour Party Coventry South 05.07.2017
Gaffney, Hugh Labour Party Coatbridge Chryston and Bellshill 29.06.2017
Hepburn, Stephen Labour Party Jarrow 09.10.2017
Killen, Gerard Labour Party Rutherglen and Hamilton West 29.06.2017
Lewis, Julian Conservative Party New Forest East 05.07.2017
Linden, David Scottish National Party Glasgow East 04.07.2017
McDonald, Stewart Scottish National Party Glasgow South 03.07.2017
Morgan, Stephen Labour Party Portsmouth South 05.07.2017
Murray, Ian Labour Party Edinburgh South 29.06.2017
Pollard, Luke Labour Party Plymouth Sutton and Devonport 06.07.2017
Rowley, Danielle Labour Party Midlothian 29.06.2017
Shannon, Jim Democratic Unionist Party Strangford 03.07.2017
Smith, Angela C Labour Party Penistone and Stocksbridge 29.06.2017
Stephens, Christopher Scottish National Party Glasgow South West 03.07.2017
Sweeney, Paul Labour Party Glasgow North East 29.06.2017
Whitfield, Martin Labour Party East Lothian 29.06.2017