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[Hugh Bayley in the Chair] — Backbench Business — Commonwealth Day (13 March 2014)

...more in our constituencies to promote the Commonwealth and the importance of our heritage. I would like to commend members of my local Conservative association who have formed a Conservative Commonwealth group. On Sunday, we held the first Romford service of thanksgiving for the Commonwealth at St Alban Protomartyr church in my constituency, presided over by Rev. Father Roderick Hingley....

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Remembrance Day (5 March 2014)

Andrew Rosindell: ...for Culture, Media and Sport what discussions she has had with the Prime Minister about allowing British Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies to lay individual wreaths at the Cenotaph on Remembrance Sunday.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Crown Dependencies and British Overseas Territories (24 February 2014) See 1 other result from this answer

Andrew Rosindell: ...for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what discussions he has had with the Prime Minister on allowing British Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies to lay individual wreaths at the Cenotaph on Remembrance Sunday.

Armed Forces (Prevention of Discrimination) Bill (24 January 2014) See 1 other result from this debate

Anna Soubry: ...great respect for them. The hon. Members for Corby (Andy Sawford) and for Gedling talked about current public opinion of our armed forces personnel, which I do not think will diminish. We see people turning out not just on Remembrance Sunday, but for home-coming parades. When I visited the home-coming parade at Stapleford in my constituency only last year, on a really wet, cold and...

[Mr Peter Bone in the Chair] — Crown Dependencies (16 January 2014)

Andrew Rosindell: ...Committee satisfied that the Crown dependencies are fully included, in the sense that there are ceremonial and British traditions from which they currently seem to be excluded? I give the example of the Remembrance Sunday parade and service in Whitehall. The Crown dependencies are still, to this day, denied the right to lay a wreath alongside other members of the Commonwealth. Not only...

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Remembrance Day (18 December 2013) See 1 other result from this answer

Andrew Rosindell: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport who is permitted to lay a wreath at the Remembrance Sunday service at the Cenotaph; and on whose behalf such people lay wreaths.

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Remembrance Day (18 December 2013)

Andrew Rosindell: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport who currently lays wreaths on behalf of (a) the Crown Dependencies and (b) the British Overseas Territories at the Remembrance Sunday service at the Cenotaph.

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Remembrance Day (18 December 2013) See 1 other result from this answer

Andrew Rosindell: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what process is used when the decision is made as to who is permitted to lay a wreath at the Remembrance Sunday service at the Cenotaph.

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Remembrance Day (18 December 2013) See 1 other result from this answer

Andrew Rosindell: ...Sport if he will make it his policy to advise the Royal Household that each of the (a) British Overseas Territories and (b) Crown Dependencies should be allowed to lay a wreath of their own at the Remembrance Sunday service at the Cenotaph.

Scottish Parliament: Local Development Trusts and Community Initiatives (3 December 2013)

Neil Findlay: ...point, a walking group, and it hosts the credit union, a fruit and veg co-op, a time bank project and an anti-sectarian project. It has meeting rooms and a conference room, it has held music festivals and organised remembrance Sunday events, and it hosts an annual fair. It helps to recruit volunteers for its projects and those of all the other community groups that operate in the area. It...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business: Road Races (Amendment) Bill: Consideration Stage (2 December 2013)

John Dallat: ...the North West 200 from a sun lounger or reclining seat at your holiday home, that is different from someone sitting on a Yamaha 650 with the throttle full open.  Those are the people that we should take advice from. A couple of weeks ago, we had Remembrance Day services across Northern Ireland all happening at 11.00 am.  Was there a complaint from anybody?  Did any other...

Regulation of Refractive Eye Surgery: New Clause 1 — Annual report by scrutiny group of reserve forces and cadets associations (20 November 2013)

Julian Brazier: .... Secondly, because they bring the energies, extra skills and imaginations of the wider civilian community into the armed forces. Thirdly, because that keeps the link with the local communities, which just after Remembrance Sunday we should all remember. New clause 1 will give a strong independent voice back to the Reserves. I am very grateful to the Government for accepting it and I must...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Private Members' Business: The Disappeared: BBC/RTÉ Documentary (19 November 2013)

Edwin Poots: ...the Roman Catholic community did not allow him to go to his Roman Catholic mass; instead, he was disappeared.   Then we had Eugene Simons on New Year's Day 1981.  That year started off with him being disappeared — murdered and taken away by the IRA. On Remembrance Sunday, Mr Adams, for whatever reason, was interviewed by the BBC.  It was a very unusual decision to...

Clause 1 — Referendum on the United Kingdom’s membership of the European Union (8 November 2013)

Barry Sheerman: Who would we consult about peace? We are coming up to Remembrance Sunday. In 1914, bad newspaper leaders and bad politicians led this country into war. The European Union has maintained prosperity and peace for all these years—are we going to give that up?

Armed Forces: Legal Challenge — Motion to Take Note (7 November 2013)

Lord Faulks: My Lords, it is entirely appropriate that today, as we approach Remembrance Sunday, we should be discussing the Armed Forces. The subject of the debate is their vulnerability to legal challenge or what is sometimes described as the increased juridification of military conflict. It is an enormous privilege to bring the debate to your Lordships’ House. I am conscious of the fact that...

First World War Commemoration (7 November 2013) See 2 other results from this debate

Bob Russell: ...was a woman. We need to recognise such memorabilia and stories. Returning to the local theme raised by the hon. Member for Central Devon (Mel Stride), the War Memorials Trust has said: “As we approach Remembrance Sunday we are all aware that next year the nation will mark the centenary of the start of World War I. The following five years will see ceremonies remembering significant...

Business of the House (7 November 2013)

Angela Eagle: ...next week’s business. I am looking forward to attending the sitting of the Youth Parliament next week. May I take this opportunity to remember the sacrifice of our armed forces as we approach Remembrance Sunday? We all wear our poppies with pride. This morning, the Public Accounts Committee has published a devastating report on the Government’s flagship benefit reform, citing a...

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (6 November 2013) See 1 other result from this debate

Edward Miliband: Let me start by joining the Prime Minister in recognising the enduring importance of giving thanks on Remembrance Sunday to all those men and women who have served our country. This is a moment to remember all those who have lost their lives and to think about their families. That is why I know Members from across the House and people across the country are wearing their poppies with pride...

Table: New Clause 5 — Review into state pension in relation to women within 15 years of state pension age (29 October 2013)

Peter Bottomley: ...back to the Minister what he said about this before he became a Minister. Some people have to go through that embarrassment, but I do not want to subject him to it. I will say, however, as we approach Remembrance Sunday and Armistice day, that the countries in which we have shared war memorials are those most likely to be affected. They are the countries whose people served in the former...

Royal British Legion (Norwich) (23 October 2013) See 1 other result from this debate

Lee Scott: ...Member for Norwich North (Miss Smith), on behalf of all parties in the House of Commons, on her forthcoming marriage, whatever date it may be on. I am sure that she will be fully occupied over the Remembrance Sunday weekend. The work of the Royal British Legion takes place not only in my area of Redbridge but across our great country. If we forget our past, we risk repeating the mistakes...

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