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International Whaling Commission

Volume 465: debated on Thursday 25 October 2007

14. To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what steps he is taking to encourage countries which support conservation to join the International Whaling Commission; and if he will make a statement. (160583)

Embassies and missions abroad will shortly receive an updated version of the publication ‘Protecting Whale—A Global Responsibility’.

It will come with instructions to lobby their host governments to encourage more anti-whaling countries to join the International Whaling Commission and support the maintenance of the moratorium on commercial whaling.