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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:17 pm on 29th March 2007.

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Photo of Anne Moffat Anne Moffat Labour, East Lothian 12:17 pm, 29th March 2007

May we have a debate on international whaling, which is a big issue in my constituency? It was first raised by a constituent of mine. Iceland has recently resumed commercial whaling of fin whales. Those magnificent creatures can be seen in the Firth of Forth from my constituency, and it is surely outrageous that we cannot do anything to protect them.