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EDM (Early Day Motion) 1146: tabled on 18 April 2017

Tabled in the 2016-17 session.

This motion has been signed by 25 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 the ongoing efforts of The Wildlife Trusts, other charities and volunteers to recruit up to 5,000 volunteers across the UK to help preserve and assist in the survival of the native red squirrel population, which has considerably reduced in number in recent years; congratulates all those involved; and wishes them every success in their endeavours to prevent the eradication of the red squirrel population, that is estimated to be around 140,000, which is outnumbered by the invasive species of grey squirrel population that is estimated to be around 2.5 million.

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There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.