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ETHICAL THREADS AND REMPLOY PRODUCTION OF GLASTONBURY T-SHIRTS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1115: tabled on 11 April 2002

Tabled in the 2001-02 session.

This motion has been signed by 40 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 congratulates the organisers of the Glastonbury Festival on their decision to sell thousands of T-shirts produced by the Ethical Threads clothing company, using the labour of Remploy, the UK's biggest employer of disabled workers, and using ethically sourced cotton from Bangladesh; and shares Ethical Threads' chief officer Geoff Martin's desire to see the whole of the merchandise industry applying clear ethical standards.

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.

Cummings, John
Labour
Signed on 15 April 2002
Easington
Davey, Mr Edward
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 April 2002
Kingston and Surbiton
Dismore, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 18 April 2002
Hendon
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 15 April 2002
Heywood and Middleton
Edwards, Mr Huw
Labour
Signed on 17 April 2002
Monmouth
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 19 April 2002
Sunderland North
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 15 April 2002
Newport West
Green, Matthew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 April 2002
Ludlow
Griffiths, Jane
Labour
Signed on 17 April 2002
Reading East
Griffiths, Mr Win
Labour
Signed on 17 April 2002
Bridgend
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 April 2002
Portsmouth South
Iddon, Dr Brian
Labour
Signed on 12 April 2002
Bolton South East
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 16 April 2002
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 April 2002
Cheltenham
Lamb, Norman
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 April 2002
North Norfolk
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 22 April 2002
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
Mahon, Alice
Labour
Signed on 22 April 2002
Halifax
Marris, Rob
Labour
Signed on 19 April 2002
Wolverhampton South West
Marsden, Mr Gordon
Labour
Signed on 15 April 2002
Blackpool South
Marsden, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 April 2002
Shrewsbury and Atcham
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 2 July 2002
Hayes and Harlington
McNamara, Mr Kevin
Labour
Signed on 18 April 2002
Kingston upon Hull North
Moffatt, Laura
Labour
Signed on 12 April 2002
Crawley
Rapson, Syd
Labour
Signed on 19 April 2002
Portsmouth North
Ruddock, Joan
Labour
Signed on 20 May 2002
Lewisham, Deptford
Russell, Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 April 2002
Colchester
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 16 April 2002
Nottingham South
Thomas, Mr Simon
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 16 April 2002
Ceredigion
Tonge, Dr Jenny
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 April 2002
Richmond Park
Tyler, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 April 2002
North Cornwall
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 17 April 2002
Finchley and Golders Green
Weir, Mr Mike
Scottish National Party
Signed on 10 May 2002
Angus
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 23 April 2002
Conwy
Younger-Ross, Richard
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 April 2002
Teignbridge

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.

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

ETHICAL THREADS AND REMPLOY PRODUCTION OF GLASTONBURY T-SHIRTS (Amendment 1)
at end add 'and further congratulates Ethical Threads on extending this concept to other concerts and for opening a unionised warehouse in Worksop in partnership with Clause 4 event organisers.'.
Labour, Bassetlaw
4
signatures
EDM 1115A1: tabled on 22 April 2002