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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 10:33 am on 17th December 2015.

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Photo of Barry Gardiner Barry Gardiner Shadow Minister (Energy and Climate Change) 10:33 am, 17th December 2015

The Leader of the House will be aware that one of our most eminent conservationists, Chris Patten, talked earlier this week of the 75% decline in butterfly species, saying that it was a final warning to the UK. May we have a debate on the decline in species in this country and the need to take urgent action to meet our Aichi targets?