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EDM (Early Day Motion) 493: tabled on 01 November 2017

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 13 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House congratulates Mrs Iris Green, the Post Mistress of the world's most remote inhabited island and her colleagues from the UK Overseas Territory of Tristan da Cunha for their unstinting work to make the world aware of the danger to its unique wildlife and their habitats with the issuing of a new set of postage stamps released this autumn highlighting the decline on the Tristan Archipelago of the numbers of the Northern Rockhopper Penguin, where 85 per cent of the world's population of this critically endangered species are to be found; congratulates the Tristan Post Office for consistently drawing attention to the global significance of the islands' unique wildlife; and commends the territory for issuing such beautiful postage stamps since 1953, so prized by collectors, conservationists and by many others around the world.