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THE PEATLANDS PARTNERSHIP

EDM (Early Day Motion) 736: tabled on 29 November 2016

Tabled in the 2016-17 session.

This motion has been signed by 23 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 the vitally important work of the Peatlands Partnership that strives to enhance, protect and promote the ecology and value of the Flow Country, the large area of peatland in Caithness and Sutherland; notes the Partnership's work on promoting sustainable land management and the encouragement of sustainable community and economic development; further recognises that Caithness and Sutherland are home to the largest area of blanket bog in Europe; recognises the Partnership's Flows of the Future project that is working to restore areas of blanket bog damaged by forestry planting as well as working towards developing and enhancing our knowledge of peats internationally; commends the Partnership in striving towards the incredible achievement of the Flow Country being listed as a World Heritage Site attracting great environmental and economic benefits; and applauds all those involved in the Partnership for their effort and hard work in developing this unique project.

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There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.