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GROWING FOOD IN CITIES AND CITYHARVEST

EDM (Early Day Motion) 127: tabled on 17 June 1997

Tabled in the 1997-98 session.

This motion has been signed by 36 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House welcomes the new CityHarvest project which aims to encourage people to grow more food, following on from last year's publication of the excellent report Growing Food in Cities jointly by SAFE Alliance and the National Food Alliance, which highlights the multiple benefits of urban food growing, demonstrating through examples that such activities can and do lead to community interaction, employment and training opportunities, enhanced education for children, a greener environment, improved public health and sustainable urban regeneration; supports the central recommendation of the report, that policy makers at all levels should be required to integrated into their work the promotion and support of urban food growing; and wishes CityHarvest every succes.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

Campbell, Mrs Anne
Labour
Signed on 1 July 1997
Cambridge
Clarke, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 25 June 1997
Midlothian
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 25 June 1997
Islington North
Corston, Jean
Labour
Signed on 18 June 1997
Bristol East
Dafis, Cynog
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 2 September 1998
Ceredigion
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1997
Heywood and Middleton
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 10 July 1997
Stroud
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 19 June 1997
Sunderland North
Fyfe, Mrs Maria
Labour
Signed on 19 June 1997
Glasgow, Maryhill
Hope, Phil
Labour
Signed on 19 June 1997
Corby
Hughes, Simon
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 June 1997
North Southwark and Bermondsey
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 19 June 1997
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 June 1997
Cheltenham
Lepper, David
Labour
Signed on 26 June 1997
Brighton, Pavilion
Livingstone, Mr Ken
Labour
Signed on 18 June 1997
Brent East
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 8 July 1997
Hayes and Harlington
McWalter, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 24 November 1997
Hemel Hempstead
Michie, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 25 June 1997
Sheffield, Heeley
Pickthall, Mr Colin
Labour
Signed on 19 June 1997
West Lancashire
Ruane, Chris
Labour
Signed on 24 July 1997
Vale of Clwyd
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 30 July 1997
Nottingham South
Soley, Mr Clive
Labour
Signed on 4 July 1997
Ealing, Acton and Shepherd's Bush
Squire, Rachel
Labour
Signed on 25 June 1997
Dunfermline West
Stunell, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 June 1997
Hazel Grove
Turner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 29 July 1997
Wolverhampton South East
Tyler, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 June 1997
North Cornwall
Wareing, Mr Robert N.
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1997
Liverpool, West Derby
Wigley, Mr Dafydd
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 23 June 1997
Caernarfon
Wise, Mrs Audrey
Labour
Signed on 25 June 1997
Preston

These members had previously signed the motion, but have now withdrawn their support. The date shown is when the Member withdrew their signature from the motion.