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Decline Of Northern Rockhopper Penguin In Tristan Da Cunha

EDM number 493 in 2017-19, proposed by Andrew Rosindell on 01/11/2017.
Categorised under the topics of Animal welfare, Overseas territories and Wildlife.

That this House congratulates Mrs Iris Green, the Post Mistress of the world's most remote inhabited island and her colleagues from the UK Overseas Territory of Tristan da Cunha for their unstinting work to make the world aware of the danger to its unique wildlife and their habitats with the issuing of a new set of postage stamps released this autumn highlighting the decline on the Tristan Archipelago of the numbers of the Northern Rockhopper Penguin, where 85 per cent of the world's population of this critically endangered species are to be found; congratulates the Tristan Post Office for consistently drawing attention to the global significance of the islands' unique wildlife; and commends the territory for issuing such beautiful postage stamps since 1953, so prized by collectors, conservationists and by many others around the world.

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

Andrew Rosindell01/11/2017RomfordConservativeProposed
Jim Shannon02/11/2017StrangfordDUPSeconded
Bob Blackman02/11/2017Harrow EastConservativeSeconded
Jim Cunningham02/11/2017Coventry SouthLabourSeconded
Hugh Gaffney06/11/2017Coatbridge, Chryston and BellshillLabourSeconded
Peter Bottomley15/11/2017Worthing WestConservativeSeconded
Angus MacNeil20/11/2017Na h-Eileanan an IarScottish National PartySigned
Alan Brown20/11/2017Kilmarnock and LoudounScottish National PartySigned
Hannah Bardell21/11/2017LivingstonScottish National PartySigned
Stephen Gethins21/11/2017North East FifeScottish National PartySigned
Chris Law21/11/2017Dundee WestScottish National PartySigned
Drew Hendry08/01/2018Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and StrathspeyScottish National PartySigned
Mark Hendrick20/02/2018PrestonLabourSigned

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