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DAIRY FARMING AND SUPERMARKETS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1764: tabled on 16 October 2002

Tabled in the 2001-02 session.

This motion has been signed by 54 Members. It has received 1 amendment.

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

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Motion text

That this House welcomes the decision taken by ASDA and Tesco to give an extra two pence per litre direct to dairy farmers for their milk; acknowledges the help and support given by these two supermarket chains; and looks forward to the same initiative to be taken by other supermarket chains to help dairy farmers through these difficult times and help to ensure British dairy farming has a sustainable future.

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, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 22 October 2002
Blyth Valley
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 17 October 2002
Gower
Clark, Mrs Helen
Labour
Signed on 16 October 2002
Peterborough
Clarke, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 5 November 2002
Northampton South
Connarty, Michael
Labour
Signed on 6 November 2002
Falkirk East
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 17 October 2002
Islington North
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 16 October 2002
Bolton North East
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 22 October 2002
Keighley
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 16 October 2002
Coventry South
Curtis-Thomas, Mrs Claire
Labour
Signed on 16 October 2002
Crosby
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 24 October 2002
Burton
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 22 October 2002
Heywood and Middleton
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 16 October 2002
Stroud
Edwards, Mr Huw
Labour
Signed on 17 October 2002
Monmouth
Ennis, Jeff
Labour
Signed on 4 November 2002
Barnsley East and Mexborough
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 21 October 2002
Sunderland North
Farrelly, Paul
Labour
Signed on 21 October 2002
Newcastle-under-Lyme
Green, Matthew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 October 2002
Ludlow
Griffiths, Mr Win
Labour
Signed on 29 October 2002
Bridgend
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 October 2002
Portsmouth South
Hendrick, Mr Mark
Labour
Signed on 16 October 2002
Preston
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 23 October 2002
Barnsley Central
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 17 October 2002
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 October 2002
Cheltenham
Keetch, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 October 2002
Hereford
Kidney, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 21 October 2002
Stafford
Marris, Rob
Labour
Signed on 17 October 2002
Wolverhampton South West
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 6 November 2002
Hayes and Harlington
McFall, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 16 October 2002
Dumbarton
McNamara, Mr Kevin
Labour
Signed on 23 October 2002
Kingston upon Hull North
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 16 October 2002
Mansfield
Moffatt, Laura
Labour
Signed on 23 October 2002
Crawley
O'Hara, Mr Edward
Labour
Signed on 23 October 2002
Knowsley South
Olner, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 16 October 2002
Nuneaton
Pike, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 21 October 2002
Burnley
Rapson, Syd
Labour
Signed on 16 October 2002
Portsmouth North
Robertson, Hugh
Conservative
Signed on 17 October 2002
Faversham and Mid Kent
Rosindell, Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 16 October 2002
Romford
Russell, Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 October 2002
Colchester
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 24 October 2002
Nottingham South
Smith, Geraldine
Labour
Signed on 16 October 2002
Morecambe and Lunesdale
Smyth, The Rev Martin
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 17 October 2002
Belfast South
Stunell, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 October 2002
Hazel Grove
Tyler, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 October 2002
North Cornwall
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 17 October 2002
Finchley and Golders Green
Wareing, Mr Robert N.
Labour
Signed on 17 October 2002
Liverpool, West Derby
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 21 October 2002
Conwy

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.

After a motion has been tabled, other Members can table amendments to it. Amendments to this motion are shown below.

DAIRY FARMING AND SUPERMARKETS (Amendment 1)
after 'milk', leave out to end and add, 'regrets that this increase has not yet reached the farm gate; believes that only when this happens can the action be judged a success; acknowledges the need to review the huge influence of the supermarkets over commodity prices; calls on the Government to do this;and looks forward to action by all supermarkets to support UK farming.
Plaid Cymru, Ceredigion
16
signatures
EDM 1764A1: tabled on 17 October 2002