Early day motion 327

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That this House urges the Scottish people to vote to keep Scotland as a part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, because Scotland as part of the UK can provide far greater security and prosperity for its people than Scotland could on its own, by virtue of the global reach of the UK's influence as one of the richest and most powerful states in the world; notes that the great social, economic and political reforms, such as the NHS, the growth of free enterprise and free trade and the introduction of universal suffrage for men and women, were all brought about by the United Kingdom; considers that, far from stifling Scotland, Scotland's identity and character has flourished within the UK, and the influence of Scotland's industry, engineering, science, medicine, philosophy, literature, arts and sport has been incalculable; further considers that together these nations have fought and defeated tyranny and promoted freedom, democracy and the rule of law and that the Union does not fetter but empowers Scotland, helping to create and to sustain one of the most influential powers on earth; believes that only together can future generations of the four nations of the Union ensure greater freedom, prosperity and security in the century ahead for all; and fervently hopes the Scottish people will draw back from breaking this great marriage of nations which would result in decades of pain, blame and recrimination, and instead continue to evolve the Union of our great nations from within.

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Total number of signatures: 50

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Aldous, Peter Conservative Party Waveney 09.09.2014
Amess, David Conservative Party Southend West 11.09.2014
Binley, Brian Conservative Party Northampton South 09.09.2014
Blackman, Bob Conservative Party Harrow East 10.09.2014
Bottomley, Peter Conservative Party Worthing West 10.09.2014
Brady, Graham Conservative Party Altrincham and Sale West 09.09.2014
Bridgen, Andrew Conservative Party North West Leicestershire 10.09.2014
Carmichael, Neil Conservative Party Stroud 09.09.2014
Crouch, Tracey Conservative Party Chatham and Aylesford 10.09.2014
Davies, Glyn Conservative Party Montgomeryshire 10.09.2014
Davis, David Conservative Party Haltemprice and Howden 09.09.2014
de Bois, Nick Conservative Party Enfield North 10.09.2014
Drax, Richard Conservative Party South Dorset 09.09.2014
Farron, Tim Liberal Democrats Westmorland and Lonsdale 10.09.2014
Fox, Liam Conservative Party North Somerset 09.09.2014
Garnier, Mark Conservative Party Wyre Forest 10.09.2014
Gillan, Cheryl Conservative Party Chesham and Amersham 10.09.2014
Goldsmith, Zac Conservative Party Richmond Park 09.09.2014
Gray, James Conservative Party North Wiltshire 09.09.2014
Griffiths, Andrew Conservative Party Burton 10.09.2014
Hancock, Mike INDEPENDENT Portsmouth South 12.09.2014
Harvey, Nick Liberal Democrats North Devon 10.09.2014
Henderson, Gordon Conservative Party Sittingbourne and Sheppey 10.09.2014
Hermon, Lady INDEPENDENT North Down 10.09.2014
Hoey, Kate Labour Party Vauxhall 09.09.2014
Holloway, Adam Conservative Party Gravesham 10.09.2014
Jenkin, Bernard Conservative Party Harwich and Essex North 09.09.2014
Lefroy, Jeremy Conservative Party Stafford 10.09.2014
Lewis, Julian Conservative Party New Forest East 10.09.2014
Lilley, Peter Conservative Party Hitchin and Harpenden 09.09.2014
Lord, Jonathan Conservative Party Woking 10.09.2014
McCartney, Karl Conservative Party Lincoln 09.09.2014
Menzies, Mark Conservative Party Fylde 11.09.2014
Mordaunt, Penny Conservative Party Portsmouth North 10.09.2014
Neill, Robert Conservative Party Bromley and Chislehurst 10.09.2014
Ottaway, Richard Conservative Party Croydon South 10.09.2014
Pawsey, Mark Conservative Party Rugby (Warwickshire) 10.09.2014
Percy, Andrew Conservative Party Brigg and Goole 09.09.2014
Robertson, Laurence Conservative Party Tewkesbury 10.09.2014
Rosindell, Andrew Conservative Party Romford 09.09.2014
Shannon, Jim Democratic Unionist Party Strangford 10.09.2014
Shepherd, Richard Conservative Party Aldridge-Brownhills 10.09.2014
Simpson, David Democratic Unionist Party Upper Bann 10.09.2014
Soames, Nicholas Conservative Party Mid Sussex 10.09.2014
Stephenson, Andrew Conservative Party Pendle 09.09.2014
Stewart, Rory Conservative Party Penrith and the Border 09.09.2014
Vickers, Martin Conservative Party Cleethorpes 12.09.2014
Walter, Robert Conservative Party North Dorset 10.09.2014
Ward, David Liberal Democrats Bradford East 10.09.2014
Wiggin, Bill Conservative Party Herefordshire North 10.09.2014