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EXTINCTION OF TREE KANGEROOS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 202: tabled on 29 June 2015

Tabled in the 2015-16 session.

This motion has been signed by 27 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 recognises and expresses concern over the 14 tree kangaroo species that could soon become extinct due to their endangered status; is concerned with the illegal deforestation and hunting in provinces within Australia, Papua New Guinea and Indonesia that has a detrimental impact on the population of tree kangaroos and other species; supports the Forest Stewardship Council encouraging the public to use only certified wood products and influencing consumer attitudes regarding sustainability standards; and further supports programmes such as Traffic to encourage the Australian, Papua and Indonesian governments to enforce and implement their laws and policies concerning hunting, protecting wildlife areas and deforestation, and its Tree Kangaroo conservation programmes in New Guinea that are engaging the public in protecting the 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.

Abbott, Ms Diane
Labour
Signed on 2 July 2015
Hackney North and Stoke Newington
Anderson, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 1 July 2015
Blaydon
Arkless, Richard
Scottish National Party
Signed on 1 July 2015
Dumfries and Galloway
Black, Ms Mhairi
Scottish National Party
Signed on 21 July 2015
Paisley and Renfrewshire South
Cameron, Dr Lisa
Scottish National Party
Signed on 6 July 2015
East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 1 July 2015
Islington North
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 2 July 2015
Coventry South
Day, Martyn
Scottish National Party
Signed on 30 June 2015
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Docherty, Martin John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 7 July 2015
West Dunbartonshire
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 6 July 2015
Birmingham, Hall Green
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 30 June 2015
Luton North
Lewis, Clive
Labour
Signed on 7 July 2015
Norwich South
Maskell, Rachael
Labour
Signed on 2 July 2015
York Central
McInnes, Liz
Labour
Signed on 2 July 2015
Heywood and Middleton
McNally, John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 30 June 2015
Falkirk
Monaghan, Dr Paul
Scottish National Party
Signed on 6 July 2015
Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross
Sharma, Mr Virendra
Labour
Signed on 6 July 2015
Ealing, Southall
Simpson, David
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 1 July 2015
Upper Bann
Vaz, Keith
Labour
Signed on 6 July 2015
Leicester East
Weir, Mike
Scottish National Party
Signed on 30 June 2015
Angus
Williams, Mr Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 July 2015
Ceredigion

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.