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IVORY TRADE (No. 2)

EDM (Early Day Motion) 696: tabled on 25 January 2010

Tabled in the 2009-10 session.

This motion has been signed by 71 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 strongly opposes demands from Tanzania and Zambia temporarily to lift the worldwide ban on ivory trading for a one-off sale; notes that at present the illegal ivory trade is already devastating elephant populations and in some central and west African countries is pushing them close to extinction; further notes that the resumption of any such trading creates a market into which illegally-poached ivory can be laundered, therefore boosting demand and increasing the risk to elephants; is dismayed that the issue is being debated despite agreements that when the last ivory auction was sanctioned in 2007 there would be no more such one-off sales for at least nine years; calls on the Government to take a clear lead in opposing all moves to weaken the ban; and urges UK representatives in Europe to make their voice heard at the meeting of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species in Qatar in March 2010.

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.

Anderson, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 1 February 2010
Blaydon
Anderson, Janet
Labour
Signed on 23 February 2010
Rossendale and Darwen
Barrett, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 February 2010
Edinburgh West
Borrow, Mr David S.
Labour
Signed on 27 January 2010
South Ribble
Breed, Mr Colin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 January 2010
South East Cornwall
Brooke, Annette
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 January 2010
Mid Dorset and North Poole
Burgon, Colin
Labour
Signed on 2 February 2010
Elmet
Campbell, Mr Gregory
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 27 January 2010
East Londonderry
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 27 January 2010
Blyth Valley
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2010
Gower
Challen, Colin
Labour
Signed on 22 February 2010
Morley and Rothwell
Clapham, Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 10 February 2010
Barnsley West and Penistone
Clark, Ms Katy
Labour
Signed on 27 January 2010
North Ayrshire and Arran
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 29 January 2010
Leyton and Wanstead
Connarty, Michael
Labour
Signed on 2 February 2010
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2010
Islington North
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2010
Keighley
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2010
Burton
Dismore, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2010
Hendon
Dodds, Mr Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 9 February 2010
Belfast North
Donaldson, Jeffrey M.
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 3 February 2010
Lagan Valley
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 27 January 2010
Stroud
Durkan, Mark
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 25 January 2010
Foyle
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 2 February 2010
Sunderland North
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 2 February 2010
Newport West
Francis, Dr Hywel
Labour
Signed on 3 February 2010
Aberavon
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 January 2010
St Ives
Gerrard, Mr Neil
Labour
Signed on 29 January 2010
Walthamstow
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 February 2010
Portsmouth South
Hemming, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 February 2010
Birmingham, Yardley
Hepburn, Mr Stephen
Labour
Signed on 28 January 2010
Jarrow
Hermon, Lady Sylvia
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 2 February 2010
North Down
Holmes, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 January 2010
Chesterfield
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 3 February 2010
Luton North
Howells, Dr Kim
Labour
Signed on 3 February 2010
Pontypridd
Hunter, Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 January 2010
Cheadle
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 27 January 2010
Barnsley Central
Jackson, Glenda
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2010
Hampstead and Highgate
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 28 January 2010
Tamworth
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 27 January 2010
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 January 2010
Manchester, Withington
Lepper, David
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2010
Brighton, Pavilion
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 3 February 2010
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
Marsden, Mr Gordon
Labour
Signed on 27 January 2010
Blackpool South
McCafferty, Chris
Labour
Signed on 4 February 2010
Calder Valley
McCrea, Rev Dr William
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 3 February 2010
South Antrim
McIsaac, Shona
Labour
Signed on 29 January 2010
Cleethorpes
Moffatt, Laura
Labour
Signed on 28 January 2010
Crawley
Morley, Elliot
Labour
Signed on 2 February 2010
Scunthorpe
O'Hara, Mr Edward
Labour
Signed on 10 February 2010
Knowsley South
Pelling, Mr Andrew
Independent
Signed on 27 January 2010
Croydon Central
Pound, Stephen
Labour
Signed on 1 February 2010
Ealing North
Purchase, Mr Ken
Labour
Signed on 4 February 2010
Wolverhampton North East
Rosindell, Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 28 January 2010
Romford
Russell, Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 January 2010
Colchester
Sanders, Mr Adrian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 January 2010
Torbay
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2010
Nottingham South
Spink, Bob
Independent
Signed on 26 January 2010
Castle Point
Stringer, Graham
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2010
Manchester, Blackley
Stunell, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 February 2010
Hazel Grove
Truswell, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 5 February 2010
Pudsey
Turner, Dr Desmond
Labour
Signed on 27 January 2010
Brighton, Kemptown
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 28 January 2010
Finchley and Golders Green
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 28 January 2010
Conwy
Willis, Mr Phil
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 February 2010
Harrogate and Knaresborough

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.