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ROMINA THE GORILLA

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1117: tabled on 12 April 2002

Tabled in the 2001-02 session.

This motion has been signed by 22 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

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

Motion text

That this House congratulates Jenny Watts, an ophthalmologist from the NHS Royal Hampshire County Hospital in Winchester on the outstanding work carried out on Romina the gorilla in restoring her sight; notes that no gorilla in Europe has previously undergone surgery for cataracts and pays tribute to the commitment and dedication of all the staff of both the Bristol University Veterinary School and the Royal Hampshire Hospital in successfully carrying out the operation which will enable Romina to enjoy a full and happy life in her new home a Bristol zoo; and further wishes success to the international breeding programme for gorillas, of which Romina is part, in boosting the population of this endangered species.

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.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.