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Animals Asia Vietnam Bear Rescue Centre

EDM number 771 in 2012-13, proposed by Neil Parish on 26/11/2012.
Categorised under the topics of Animal welfare and Asia.

That this House notes that Animals Asia has been working with the Vietnamese government to end the practice of bear bile farming in Vietnam since 2005; further notes that the Animals Asia Vietnam Bear Rescue Centre located in Tam Dao National Park, which houses 104 rescued bears, is under threat of closure due to the land beingdeclared of national defence significance; further notes that this claim is questionable, given that the rescue centre has been in operation since 2005, and that the area in which it is located has been used for tourism and other private purposes since the park opened in 1996; observes that this eviction would lead to further welfare problems for the rescued bears, the loss of local jobs and a financial loss to the local economy; and calls on the UK Government to raise this matter with the Vietnamese Prime Minister with the aim of ensuring that the Vietnam Bear Rescue Centre remains in Tam Dao National Park and that Animals Asiais allowed to continueits vital rehabilitation and education work in partnership with the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

This motion has been signed by a total of 56 MPs.

Neil Parish26/11/2012Tiverton and HonitonConservativeProposed
Caroline Lucas26/11/2012Brighton, PavilionGreenSeconded
Zac Goldsmith26/11/2012Richmond ParkConservativeSeconded
Peter Bottomley26/11/2012Worthing WestConservativeSeconded
Jim Shannon27/11/2012StrangfordDUPSeconded
Alan Meale27/11/2012MansfieldLabourSeconded
Lady Hermon27/11/2012North DownIndependentSigned
Martin Caton27/11/2012GowerLabourSigned
Jeremy Corbyn27/11/2012Islington NorthLabourSigned
Mark Durkan27/11/2012FoyleSocial Democratic and Labour PartySigned
James Gray27/11/2012North WiltshireConservativeSigned
Ronnie Campbell28/11/2012Blyth ValleyLabourSigned
Michael Crockart28/11/2012Edinburgh WestLiberal DemocratSigned
Katy Clark28/11/2012North Ayrshire and ArranLabourSigned
Andrew George28/11/2012St IvesLiberal DemocratSigned
Jim Dobbin28/11/2012Heywood and MiddletonLabourSigned
John McDonnell28/11/2012Hayes and HarlingtonLabourSigned
William McCrea28/11/2012South AntrimDUPSigned
Kelvin Hopkins28/11/2012Luton NorthLabourSigned
David Simpson28/11/2012Upper BannDUPSigned
Margaret Ritchie28/11/2012South DownSocial Democratic and Labour PartySigned
Nigel Dodds29/11/2012Belfast NorthDUPSigned
Virendra Sharma29/11/2012Ealing, SouthallLabourSigned
Pat Glass29/11/2012North West DurhamLabourSigned
Jim Cunningham30/11/2012Coventry SouthLabourSigned
Mike Hancock30/11/2012Portsmouth SouthLiberal DemocratSigned
Andrew Rosindell03/12/2012RomfordConservativeSigned
John Leech03/12/2012Manchester, WithingtonLiberal DemocratSigned
Mary Glindon04/12/2012North TynesideLabourSigned
Gordon Marsden06/12/2012Blackpool SouthLabourSigned
Glenda Jackson10/12/2012Hampstead and KilburnLabourSigned
Gerald Kaufman10/12/2012Manchester, GortonLabourSigned
Mark Lazarowicz11/12/2012Edinburgh North and LeithLabourSigned
Andrew Miller11/12/2012Ellesmere Port and NestonLabourSigned
Dan Rogerson11/12/2012North CornwallLiberal DemocratSigned
Steve Reed12/12/2012Croydon NorthLabourSigned
Tony Baldry13/12/2012BanburyConservativeSigned
George Mudie17/12/2012Leeds EastLabourSigned
Fiona Bruce17/12/2012CongletonConservativeSigned
Hugh Bayley18/12/2012York CentralLabourSigned
Tim Farron18/12/2012Westmorland and LonsdaleLiberal DemocratSigned
John Pugh19/12/2012SouthportLiberal DemocratSigned
Gary Streeter19/12/2012South West DevonConservativeSigned
John Mann20/12/2012BassetlawLabourSigned
Fiona O'Donnell20/12/2012East LothianLabourSigned
Jim Dowd20/12/2012Lewisham West and PengeLabourSigned
Christopher Huhne07/01/2013EastleighLiberal DemocratSigned
Rosie Cooper07/01/2013West LancashireLabourSigned
Jessica Morden07/01/2013Newport EastLabourSigned
Grahame Morris07/01/2013EasingtonLabourSigned
Richard Burden10/01/2013Birmingham, NorthfieldLabourSigned
Andrew Stunell14/01/2013Hazel GroveLiberal DemocratSigned
Stephen Lloyd15/01/2013EastbourneLiberal DemocratSigned
Mike Weatherley16/01/2013HoveConservativeSigned
Naomi Long24/01/2013Belfast EastAllianceSigned
Stephen Williams30/01/2013Bristol WestLiberal DemocratSigned

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