“the Commons tell me this means he withdrew his signature..”

It would appear that Northern Ireland’s ultra-sceptical, and conspiratorial, Environment Minister, the DUP’s Sammy Wilson, has been trying to cover his formerly green [Early Day Motions] tracks.. As spotted by Mark Devenport

Whilst dwelling on green matters, I’d like to revisit my entry Green Sammy’s Debut 1. A few days after publishing it a reader pointed out that our Minister’s signature wasn’t on Early Day Motion 893 dealing with “Rainforests and Climate Change.” I thought I must be going crazy as I was sure I had spotted it. After checking with the parliamentary authorities, though, I gather that Sammy did sign the EDM. Clicking on the button which allows you to switch from “Open Signatures” to “All Signatures” reveals his name, and the Commons tell me this means he withdrew his signature (apparently on 26th June, 3 days after I published the blog).

As Mark says, “you can examine the EDM 893 on this link.” And Sammy Wilson is still a signatory of EDM 178 from 2005.. for now..

That this House agrees with the Government’s Chief Scientific Adviser that climate change is a threat to civilisation;

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