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ORGANIC FOOD AND FARMING TARGETS BILL

EDM (Early Day Motion) 51: tabled on 17 November 1999

Tabled in the 1999-00 session.

This motion has been signed by 261 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 supports the Organic Food and Farming Targets Bill, which would require the drawing up of policies to ensure that, by 2010, at least 30 per cent. of United Kingdom farmland will be organic and that at least 20 per cent. of the food consumed in the United Kingdom will be organic; notes that such an increase in organic farming will provide innumerable benefits for consumers, farmers, the environment, and animal welfare; further notes that demand for organic production is increasing by at least 40 per cent. each year, but that 70 per cent. of the food consumed in the United Kingdom is imported; and notes approvingly the inclusion in the Bill of the clauses concerning the need to implement measures to ensure all sections of society have access to affordable organic food and that the market demand is met by the new United Kingdom production.

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.

Austin, John
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
Erith and Thamesmead
Baker, Norman
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 November 1999
Lewes
Ballard, Jackie
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 November 1999
Taunton
Barnes, Mr Harry
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
North East Derbyshire
Begg, Dame Anne
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
Aberdeen South
Beggs, Mr Roy
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 17 November 1999
East Antrim
Beith, Sir Alan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 December 1999
Berwick-upon-Tweed
Benn, Hilary
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2000
Leeds Central
Benn, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
Chesterfield
Bermingham, Mr Gerry
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
St Helens South
Berry, Dr Roger
Labour
Signed on 22 February 2000
Kingswood
Best, Mr Harold
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
Leeds North West
Blackman, Liz
Labour
Signed on 23 October 2000
Erewash
Body, Sir Richard
Conservative
Signed on 17 November 1999
Boston and Skegness
Borrow, Mr David S.
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
South Ribble
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 17 November 1999
Worthing West
Bradley, Peter
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
The Wrekin
Bradshaw, Mr Ben
Labour
Signed on 9 March 2000
Exeter
Brake, Tom
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 November 1999
Carshalton and Wallington
Brand, Dr Peter
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 November 1999
Isle of Wight
Breed, Mr Colin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 November 1999
South East Cornwall
Brinton, Mrs Helen
Labour
Signed on 28 February 2000
Peterborough
Brown, Mr Russell
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
Dumfries
Buck, Ms Karen
Labour
Signed on 10 February 2000
Regent's Park and Kensington North
Burgon, Colin
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
Elmet
Burnett, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 January 2000
Torridge and West Devon
Burstow, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 November 1999
Sutton and Cheam
Butler, Christine
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
Castle Point
Cable, Dr Vincent
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 November 1999
Twickenham
Campbell, Sir Menzies
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 January 2000
North East Fife
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 11 May 2000
Blyth Valley
Campbell-Savours, Mr Dale
Labour
Signed on 17 February 2000
Workington
Cann, Mr Jamie
Labour
Signed on 23 October 2000
Ipswich
Casale, Roger
Labour
Signed on 21 February 2000
Wimbledon
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
Gower
Chaytor, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
Bury North
Chidgey, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 November 1999
Eastleigh
Chisholm, Mr Malcolm
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
Edinburgh North and Leith
Clapham, Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 24 November 1999
Barnsley West and Penistone
Clarke, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
Midlothian
Clarke, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 27 July 2000
Northampton South
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
Leyton and Wanstead
Coleman, Mr Iain
Labour
Signed on 4 February 2000
Hammersmith and Fulham
Colman, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 20 July 2000
Putney
Connarty, Michael
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
Falkirk East
Cook, Frank
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
Stockton North
Corbett, Mr Robin
Labour
Signed on 9 February 2000
Birmingham, Erdington
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
Islington North
Cotter, Brian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 November 1999
Weston-Super-Mare
Cox, Tom
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
Tooting
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 6 December 1999
Bolton North East
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
Keighley
Cryer, John
Labour
Signed on 17 January 2000
Hornchurch
Cummings, John
Labour
Signed on 17 February 2000
Easington
Cunliffe, Mr Lawrence
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
Leigh
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 28 February 2000
Coventry South
Cunningham, Ms Roseanna
Scottish National Party
Signed on 23 October 2000
Perth
Dalyell, Tam
Labour
Signed on 21 February 2000
Linlithgow
Darvill, Mr Keith
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
Upminster
Davey, Mr Edward
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 November 1999
Kingston and Surbiton
Davey, Valerie
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
Bristol West
Davies, Denzil
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
Llanelli
Davies, Geraint
Labour
Signed on 17 February 2000
Croydon Central
Davies, Mr Ron
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
Caerphilly
Davis, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
Birmingham, Hodge Hill
Dawson, Mr Hilton
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
Lancaster and Wyre
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
Burton
Dismore, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
Hendon
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
Heywood and Middleton
Donaldson, Mr Jeffrey M.
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 10 March 2000
Lagan Valley
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
Stroud
Drown, Julia
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
South Swindon
Edwards, Mr Huw
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
Monmouth
Efford, Clive
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
Eltham
Ellman, Mrs Louise
Labour
Signed on 6 November 2000
Liverpool, Riverside
Ennis, Jeff
Labour
Signed on 14 March 2000
Barnsley East and Mexborough
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
Sunderland North
Ewing, Mrs Margaret
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 July 2000
Moray
Fallon, Mr Michael
Conservative
Signed on 17 July 2000
Sevenoaks
Fearn, Mr Ronnie
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 November 1999
Southport
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 24 November 1999
Newport West
Follett, Barbara
Labour
Signed on 27 July 2000
Stevenage
Foster, Mr Derek
Labour
Signed on 28 February 2000
Bishop Auckland
Foster, Mr Don
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 November 1999
Bath
Foster, Michael Jabez
Labour
Signed on 8 December 1999
Hastings and Rye
Foster (Worcs.), Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
Worcester
Galloway, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 20 July 2000
Glasgow, Kelvin
Gardiner, Barry
Labour
Signed on 25 November 1999
Brent North
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 November 1999
St Ives
George, Mr Bruce
Labour
Signed on 23 October 2000
Walsall South
Gerrard, Mr Neil
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
Walthamstow
Gibson, Dr Ian
Labour
Signed on 9 February 2000
Norwich North
Gidley, Sandra
Signed on 28 June 2000
Gilroy, Linda
Labour
Signed on 23 November 1999
Plymouth, Sutton
Godman, Dr Norman
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
Greenock and Inverclyde
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 1 March 2000
Birmingham, Sparkbrook and Small Heath
Gordon, Mrs Eileen
Labour
Signed on 7 November 2000
Romford
Gorrie, Mr Donald
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 November 1999
Edinburgh West
Graham, Mr Tommy
Independent Labour
Signed on 14 February 2000
West Renfrewshire
Gray, Mr James
Conservative
Signed on 18 November 1999
North Wiltshire
Grieve, Mr Dominic
Conservative
Signed on 21 February 2000
Beaconsfield
Griffiths, Jane
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
Reading East
Griffiths, Mr Win
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
Bridgend
Gunnell, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
Morley and Rothwell
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 November 1999
Portsmouth South
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 November 1999
North Devon
Heath, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 February 2000
Somerton and Frome
Henderson, Mr Doug
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
Newcastle upon Tyne North
Henderson, Mr Ivan
Labour
Signed on 20 January 2000
Harwich
Hepburn, Mr Stephen
Labour
Signed on 21 February 2000
Jarrow
Hesford, Stephen
Labour
Signed on 3 February 2000
Wirral West
Hood, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 17 February 2000
Clydesdale
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
Luton North
Horam, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 17 November 1999
Orpington
Hoyle, Mr Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
Chorley
Hughes, Simon
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 April 2000
North Southwark and Bermondsey
Hume, Mr John
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 29 February 2000
Foyle
Iddon, Dr Brian
Labour
Signed on 3 February 2000
Bolton South East
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
Barnsley Central
Jackson, Glenda
Labour
Signed on 2 February 2000
Hampstead and Highgate
Jackson, Mr Robert
Conservative
Signed on 29 February 2000
Wantage
Jones, Mr Barry
Labour
Signed on 17 February 2000
Alyn and Deeside
Jones, Mr Ieuan Wyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 28 February 2000
Ynys Môn
Jones, Mr Jon Owen
Labour
Signed on 28 February 2000
Cardiff Central
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Jones, Mr Martyn
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
Clwyd South
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 November 1999
Cheltenham
Keen, Ann
Labour
Signed on 1 March 2000
Brentford and Isleworth
Keetch, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 November 1999
Hereford
Kemp, Mr Fraser
Labour
Signed on 23 October 2000
Houghton and Washington East
Khabra, Mr Piara S
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
Ealing, Southall
King, Andy
Labour
Signed on 7 December 1999
Rugby and Kenilworth
King, Ms Oona
Labour
Signed on 23 June 2000
Bethnal Green and Bow
King, Mr Tom
Conservative
Signed on 8 December 1999
Bridgwater
Kingham, Ms Tess
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
Gloucester
Kirkwood, Sir Archy
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 February 2000
Roxburgh and Berwickshire
Ladyman, Dr Stephen
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
South Thanet
Lammy, Mr David
Signed on 23 October 2000
Lawrence, Mrs Jackie
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
Preseli Pembrokeshire
Laxton, Mr Bob
Labour
Signed on 26 July 2000
Derby North
Lepper, David
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
Brighton, Pavilion
Lewis, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
Worsley
Linton, Martin
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
Battersea
Livsey, Mr Richard
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 November 1999
Brecon and Radnorshire
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 17 November 1999
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
MacDonald, Dr Calum
Labour
Signed on 23 October 2000
Western Isles
Mahon, Alice
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
Halifax
Marsden, Mr Gordon
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
Blackpool South
Marsden, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
Shrewsbury and Atcham
Marshall, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 8 March 2000
Leicester South
Marshall-Andrews, Mr Robert
Labour
Signed on 7 February 2000
Medway
Mates, Lt Col Michael
Conservative
Signed on 17 July 2000
East Hampshire
McAllion, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 1 March 2000
Dundee East
McCafferty, Chris
Labour
Signed on 21 February 2000
Calder Valley
McCartney, Mr Robert
United Kingdom Unionist
Signed on 28 February 2000
North Down
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
Hayes and Harlington
McFall, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 9 November 2000
Dumbarton
McGrady, Mr Eddie
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 23 October 2000
South Down
McNamara, Mr Kevin
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
Kingston upon Hull North
McWalter, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 16 December 1999
Hemel Hempstead
McWilliam, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 1 March 2000
Blaydon
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
Mansfield
Michie, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
Sheffield, Heeley
Michie, Mrs Ray
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 November 1999
Argyll and Bute
Miller, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 7 March 2000
Ellesmere Port and Neston
Mitchell, Mr Austin
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
Great Grimsby
Moffatt, Laura
Labour
Signed on 13 December 1999
Crawley
Moore, Mr Michael
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 March 2000
Tweeddale, Ettrick and Lauderdale
Morgan, Mr Alasdair
Scottish National Party
Signed on 17 November 1999
Galloway and Upper Nithsdale
Naysmith, Dr Doug
Labour
Signed on 28 February 2000
Bristol North West
O'Hara, Mr Edward
Labour
Signed on 20 January 2000
Knowsley South
Oaten, Mr Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 November 1999
Winchester
Olner, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
Nuneaton
Öpik, Lembit
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 January 2000
Montgomeryshire
Organ, Diana
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
Forest of Dean
Palmer, Dr Nick
Labour
Signed on 28 November 2000
Broxtowe
Pearson, Ian
Labour
Signed on 27 July 2000
Dudley South
Pendry, Mr Tom
Labour
Signed on 13 July 2000
Stalybridge and Hyde
Pike, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 17 February 2000
Burnley
Pollard, Mr Kerry
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
St Albans
Prentice, Mr Gordon
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
Pendle
Prosser, Gwyn
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
Dover
Quinn, Lawrie
Labour
Signed on 17 February 2000
Scarborough and Whitby
Rammell, Bill
Labour
Signed on 23 October 2000
Harlow
Rapson, Syd
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
Portsmouth North
Reed, Mr Andy
Labour
Signed on 1 December 1999
Loughborough
Rendel, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 November 1999
Newbury
Robathan, Mr Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 17 November 1999
Blaby
Robertson, Mr Laurence
Conservative
Signed on 22 March 2000
Tewkesbury
Robinson, Mr Peter
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 8 December 1999
Belfast East
Ruane, Chris
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
Vale of Clwyd
Russell, Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 November 1999
Colchester
Russell, Christine
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1999
City of Chester
Salter, Martin
Labour
Signed on 17 February 2000
Reading West
Sanders, Mr Adrian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 November 1999
Torbay
Sarwar, Mr Mohammad
Labour
Signed on 23 October 2000
Glasgow, Govan
Sawford, Phil
Labour
Signed on 9 February 2000
Kettering
Sedgemore, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
Hackney South and Shoreditch
Shaw, Jonathan
Labour
Signed on 25 July 2000
Chatham and Aylesford
Sheerman, Mr Barry
Labour
Signed on 28 February 2000
Huddersfield
Shipley, Ms Debra
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
Stourbridge
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
Nottingham South
Singh, Mr Marsha
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
Bradford West
Skinner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
Bolsover
Smith, Llew
Labour
Signed on 25 October 2000
Blaenau Gwent
Smith, Sir Robert
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 February 2000
West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine
Southworth, Helen
Labour
Signed on 26 July 2000
Warrington South
Steinberg, Mr Gerry
Labour
Signed on 7 March 2000
City of Durham
Stewart, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
Inverness East, Nairn and Lochaber
Stewart, Ian
Labour
Signed on 16 December 1999
Eccles
Stinchcombe, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
Wellingborough
Stoate, Dr Howard
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
Dartford
Stunell, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 November 1999
Hazel Grove
Swayne, Mr Desmond
Conservative
Signed on 30 March 2000
New Forest West
Swinney, Mr John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 26 July 2000
North Tayside
Taylor, Ms Dari
Labour
Signed on 25 November 1999
Stockton South
Taylor, David
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
North West Leicestershire
Taylor, Mr John D.
Conservative
Signed on 17 November 1999
Solihull
Taylor, Matthew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 November 1999
Truro and St Austell
Taylor, Sir Teddy
Conservative
Signed on 17 November 1999
Rochford and Southend East
Temple-Morris, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 7 February 2000
Leominster
Thomas, Gareth
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
Clwyd West
Thomas, Mr Simon
Signed on 8 May 2000
Thompson, Mr William
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 24 November 1999
West Tyrone
Townend, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 23 October 2000
East Yorkshire
Truswell, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
Pudsey
Turner, Dr Desmond
Labour
Signed on 24 November 1999
Brighton, Kemptown
Turner, Mr Neil
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
Wigan
Twigg, Mr Stephen
Labour
Signed on 8 November 2000
Enfield, Southgate
Tyler, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 November 1999
North Cornwall
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
Finchley and Golders Green
Walley, Joan
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
Stoke-on-Trent North
Wareing, Mr Robert N.
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
Liverpool, West Derby
Webb, Prof Steve
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 February 2000
Northavon
Wells, Mr Bowen
Conservative
Signed on 25 July 2000
Hertford and Stortford
White, Brian
Labour
Signed on 1 December 1999
North East Milton Keynes
Wigley, Mr Dafydd
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 17 November 1999
Caernarfon
Wilkinson, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 11 February 2000
Ruislip - Northwood
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
Conwy
Willis, Mr Phil
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 November 1999
Harrogate and Knaresborough
Winterton, Ann
Conservative
Signed on 18 July 2000
Congleton
Winterton, Sir Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 23 March 2000
Macclesfield
Wood, Mike
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
Batley and Spen
Woodward, Mr Shaun
Conservative
Signed on 11 February 2000
Witney
Worthington, Tony
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
Clydebank and Milngavie
Wray, Mr Jimmy
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
Glasgow, Baillieston
Wright, Dr Tony
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
Cannock Chase
Wyatt, Derek
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1999
Sittingbourne and Sheppey