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Dolphin Slaughter In Japan

EDM number 726 in 2010-12, proposed by Tony Cunningham on 14/09/2010.

That this House notes there is a need to raise awareness both nationally and internationally about the slaughter of thousands of dolphins each year in the waters around Japan; further notes that it is estimated that some 23,000 dolphins are slaughtered each year in the area of Taiji; believes that there is a need to raise awareness for the majority of Japanese citizens, who are unaware that this is going on in their country; further believes that the dolphin meat which is highly contaminated is being distributed to an unaware Japanese public protected by a government that knows the dangers of this practice and the risks to health it poses; and urges the Foreign Secretary to call on the Japanese government to prevent the distribution of contaminated dolphin meat.

This motion has been signed by a total of 13 MPs.

Tony Cunningham14/09/2010WorkingtonLabourProposed
Andrew Percy14/09/2010Brigg and GooleConservativeSeconded
Peter Bottomley14/09/2010Worthing WestConservativeSeconded
Bob Russell14/09/2010ColchesterLiberal DemocratSeconded
Mark Durkan15/09/2010FoyleSocial Democratic and Labour PartySeconded
Adrian Sanders15/09/2010TorbayLiberal DemocratSeconded
David Simpson15/09/2010Upper BannDUPSigned
Elfyn Llwyd15/09/2010Dwyfor MeirionnyddPlaid CymruSigned
Gordon Marsden15/09/2010Blackpool SouthLabourSigned
Gregory Campbell15/09/2010East LondonderryDUPSigned
Andrew Gwynne15/09/2010Denton and ReddishLabourSigned
John Leech15/09/2010Manchester, WithingtonLiberal DemocratSigned
Jonathan Edwards15/09/2010Carmarthen East and DinefwrPlaid CymruSigned

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