Bill Presented — Illegally Logged Timber (Prohibition of Import, Sale or Distribution) Bill

– in the House of Commons at 12:10 pm on 16th September 2010.

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Presentation and First Reading (Standing Order No. 57)

Caroline Lucas, supported by Barry Gardiner, Zac Goldsmith, Mr John Leech, Mr Elfyn Llwyd, Andrew George, John Hemming, Joan Walley and Kelvin Hopkins, presented a Bill to make it illegal in the United Kingdom for a person or company to import, export, transport, sell, receive, acquire or purchase timber or timber products illegally taken, harvested, possessed, transported, sold or exported from their country of origin; and for connected purposes.

Bill read the First time; to be read a Second time on Friday 4 February, and to be printed (Bill 74).