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EARTH SUMMIT TWO

EDM (Early Day Motion) 414A1: tabled on 18 February 1997

Tabled in the 1996-97 session.

This motion has been signed by 1 Member. It is an amendment to an existing motion.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

This is an amendment to an existing motion

This motion was originally tabled by Cynog Dafis on 20 January 1997. This is amendment number 1.

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Suggested amendment

leave out from 'framework;' to end and add 'and congratulates the Prime Minister on his commitment to attend Earth Summit Two.'.

Original motion text

That this House notes the importance of the Special Session of the United Nations to be held in June 1997, known as Earth Summit Two, which will review progress made in the area of sustainability since the Earth Summit in 1992, including efforts to restrain carbon dioxide emissions and to conserve endangered species, and will set out new targets for future action, including the protection of forests and the establishment of financial mechanisms to find sustainable development; believes that the concept of sustainable development is even more relevant now than it was in 1992; calls upon the United Kingdom Government to place sustainable development at the heart of its policy framework; and urges the Prime Minister to make a commitment to attending Earth Summit Two.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this amendment.