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EXPEDITION ICE MAIDEN

EDM (Early Day Motion) 834: tabled on 22 January 2018

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 18 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House congratulates the Ice Maiden team for successfully crossing Antarctica unsupported, towing sledges by muscle-power alone over more than 1,000 miles in one of the world's most extreme and hostile environments, and arriving two days ahead of schedule on 20 January 2018; notes that this is the first time a team of women from anywhere in the world have achieved such a feat, following on from Felicity Aston's record-breaking solo Antarctic crossing in 2012; and considers that their achievement should stand as testament to the incredible levels of physical endurance, mental determination and teamwork that exists among women serving in the British Army and Army Reserve.

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There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.