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MPs mark 80th anniversary of Battle of Brunete

This Early Day Motion was tabled in the House of Commons on 4 July:

‘That this House recalls the most valiant effort made eighty years ago by the volunteers of the International Brigades at the Battle of Brunete, during the Spanish Civil War, in July 1937; records its gratitude to all those who fought, including over 330 members of the British Battalion, and to those who were killed or wounded; recognises their inspirational example as pioneer combatants against the forces of fascism; and pledges that it will draw from their sacrifice in the continued fight against fascism, racism, xenophobia and totalitarianism.’

Sponsored by{ Ian Mearns (Labour), Clive Lewis (Labour), Grahame Morris (Labour), Laura Pidcock (Labour), Jim Cunningham (Labour).

Signed also by: Ronnie Campbell (Labour), Dan Carden (Labour), Martyn Day (SNP), Jonathan Edwards (Plaid Cymru), Liz Saville Roberts (Plaid Cymru), Dennis Skinner (Labour), Ruth Smeeth (Labour), Alex Sobel; (Labour), Christopher Stephens (SNP).


Posted on 6 July 2017.