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MOUNTAIN RESCUE

EDM (Early Day Motion) 618: tabled on 27 October 2016

Tabled in the 2016-17 session.

This motion has been signed by 13 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 acknowledges the outstanding efforts of Mountain Rescue in responding to the devastation caused by storm Desmond; commends the exceptional professionalism of the Mountain Rescue volunteers and the selfless bravery they demonstrate in helping those in need; notes that, during their numerous rescue missions during storm Desmond, Mountain Rescue teams lost vast amounts of equipment, incurring costs of £17,000, and a national loss of £38,000; and calls on the Government to reimburse the losses of Mountain Rescue.