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GIRAFFE CENTRE NAIROBI

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1972: tabled on 21 July 2009

Tabled in the 2008-09 session.

This motion has been signed by 30 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 commends the Giraffe Centre in Nairobi's Lang'ata suburb for its tireless and magnificent efforts in educating Kenyan school children about the country's wildlife and environment; recognises the centre as the creation of the African Fund for Endangered Wildlife; pays tribute to its founder, the late Jack Leslie-Melville, for realising his extraordinary vision for education in conjunction with rescuing the endangered Rothschild giraffe; fully supports its efforts to continue to expand the sanctuary; and is encouraged by its drive to further diversify activities in educating children and adults alike in the practical benefits to both people and wildlife of taking an active interest in the environment and the welfare of this magnificent wild animal.

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.

Austin, John
Labour
Signed on 13 October 2009
Erith and Thamesmead
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 13 October 2009
Worthing West
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 13 October 2009
Gower
Clark, Ms Katy
Labour
Signed on 21 October 2009
North Ayrshire and Arran
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 13 October 2009
Islington North
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 19 October 2009
Keighley
Davies, Dai
Independent
Signed on 14 October 2009
Blaenau Gwent
Dismore, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 13 October 2009
Hendon
Donaldson, Jeffrey M.
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 3 November 2009
Lagan Valley
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 12 October 2009
Stroud
Durkan, Mark
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 13 October 2009
Foyle
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 22 October 2009
Sunderland North
Gray, Mr James
Conservative
Signed on 13 October 2009
North Wiltshire
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 October 2009
Portsmouth South
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 October 2009
North Devon
Hemming, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 October 2009
Birmingham, Yardley
Hoyle, Mr Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 13 October 2009
Chorley
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 27 October 2009
Tamworth
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 October 2009
Manchester, Withington
McCrea, Rev Dr William
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 14 October 2009
South Antrim
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 13 October 2009
Hayes and Harlington
Robinson, Mrs Iris
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 13 October 2009
Strangford
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 14 October 2009
Nottingham South
Soames, Hon Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 14 October 2009
Mid Sussex

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.