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EDM (Early Day Motion) 1717: tabled on 04 April 2011

Tabled in the 2010-12 session.

This motion has been signed by 21 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 notes with concern the devastating effect of the recent grounding of the bulk carrier M.S. Oliva on the British Overseas Territory of Tristan da Cunha; recognises the significant environmental impact which the escaping bunker oil is having on indigenous birds and wildlife; congratulates the Governor, Andrew Gurr, and his team on their swift response so far, whilst remaining mindful of the long-term implications on the fishing- and tourism-driven economy of Tristan da Cunha; and urges the Government to provide as much support as necessary during and after the clean-up process on this far away but cherished territory of the Crown.

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There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.