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The Stop Sea Blasts campaign

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1289: tabled on 16 December 2020

Tabled in the 2019-21 session.

This motion has been signed by 54 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House recognises the environmental damage brought to marine habitats by detonations of unexploded ordnance at sea; is concerned that marine mammals, such as whales and dolphins, are dependent on their auditory system for navigation and communication, and that disruptive detonations can lead to mass-stranding events; notes that is is nearly 10 years to the day since the Kyle of Durness mass-stranding; further notes that low-order deflagration is a safe alternative to clear offshore munitions without a harmful explosion; understands that a BEIS-funded trial has found deflagration is up to several hundred times quieter than detonation; welcomes the calls of the Stop Sea Blasts campaign for regulations to favour the deflagration technique; and urges the Government to progress those issues.

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.

Lake, Ben
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 17 December 2020
Ceredigion
Stone, Jamie
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 December 2020
Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross
Hanna, Claire
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 18 December 2020
Belfast South
Olney, Sarah
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 December 2020
Richmond Park
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 5 January 2021
Hayes and Harlington
Saville Roberts, Liz
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 5 January 2021
Dwyfor Meirionnydd
Williams, Hywel
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 5 January 2021
Arfon
Edwards, Jonathan
Independent
Signed on 5 January 2021
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Penning, Sir Mike
Conservative
Signed on 5 January 2021
Hemel Hempstead
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 5 January 2021
Glasgow South West
Hanvey, Neale
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 January 2021
Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath
Gibson, Patricia
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 January 2021
North Ayrshire and Arran
Ferrier, Margaret
Independent
Signed on 9 February 2021
Rutherglen and Hamilton West
Duffield, Rosie
Labour
Signed on 9 February 2021
Canterbury
Brennan, Kevin
Labour
Signed on 9 February 2021
Cardiff West
Thomson, Richard
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 February 2021
Gordon
Lloyd, Tony
Labour
Signed on 10 February 2021
Rochdale
Eastwood, Colum
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 10 February 2021
Foyle
Gwynne, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 10 February 2021
Denton and Reddish
Sharma, Mr Virendra
Labour
Signed on 11 February 2021
Ealing, Southall
Wilson, Sammy
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 15 February 2021
East Antrim
Lewell-Buck, Mrs Emma
Labour
Signed on 18 February 2021
South Shields
Girvan, Paul
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 22 February 2021
South Antrim
Abbott, Ms Diane
Labour
Signed on 4 March 2021
Hackney North and Stoke Newington
Robinson, Gavin
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 23 March 2021
Belfast East
Stringer, Graham
Labour
Signed on 13 April 2021
Blackley and Broughton
McDonald, Stuart C
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 April 2021
Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East
Cowan, Ronnie
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 April 2021
Inverclyde
Smith, Alyn
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 April 2021
Stirling
Foy, Mary Kelly
Labour
Signed on 13 April 2021
City of Durham
Doogan, Dave
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 April 2021
Angus
Lewis, Clive
Labour
Signed on 13 April 2021
Norwich South
Slaughter, Andy
Labour
Signed on 13 April 2021
Hammersmith
Farry, Stephen
Alliance
Signed on 13 April 2021
North Down
Johnson, Kim
Labour
Signed on 13 April 2021
Liverpool, Riverside
Hobhouse, Wera
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 April 2021
Bath
Crawley, Angela
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 April 2021
Lanark and Hamilton East
Farron, Tim
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 April 2021
Westmorland and Lonsdale
Osborne, Kate
Labour
Signed on 12 April 2021
Jarrow
Mishra, Navendu
Labour
Signed on 13 April 2021
Stockport
Corbyn, Jeremy
Independent
Signed on 19 April 2021
Islington North
Grant, Peter
Scottish National Party
Signed on 22 April 2021
Glenrothes
Knight, Sir Greg
Conservative
Signed on 22 April 2021
East Yorkshire
Monaghan, Carol
Scottish National Party
Signed on 27 April 2021
Glasgow North West
Fellows, Marion
Scottish National Party
Signed on 28 April 2021
Motherwell and Wishaw
Docherty-Hughes, Martin
Scottish National Party
Signed on 28 April 2021
West Dunbartonshire
Cooper, Daisy
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 April 2021
St Albans

These members had previously signed the motion, but have now withdrawn their support. The date shown is when the Member withdrew their signature from the motion.