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Make the August Bank Holiday Bob Crow Day

As there was a move to make rename this Day Margaret Thatcher Day, I believe that we should look at renaming it Bob Crow Day. This is in recognition of a great Trade Union leader, who did what it said on the tin..He represented his members brilliantly..I never met the man but I had the utmost respect for him as a trade unionist.
The Trade Union movement lost a true fighter for the workers on 11th March 2014.

Lets do him the honour of getting enough signatures that this has to be debated in the House of Commons.

This e-petition has been rejected with the following reason given:

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The following explanatory notes have been added:

there are no legislative means of the Government actually giving any day a name. Any that exist are informal and established through long-standing custom, not because the Government has made it so.

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Rejected

Created By

Rick Jewell

Created On

Wednesday 12 March 2014

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