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ETHICAL THREADS AND REMPLOY PRODUCTION OF GLASTONBURY T-SHIRTS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1115A1: tabled on 22 April 2002

Tabled in the 2001-02 session.

This motion has been signed by 4 Members. It is an amendment to an existing motion.

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

This is an amendment to an existing motion

This motion was originally tabled by Paul Holmes on 11 April 2002. This is amendment number 1.

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Suggested amendment

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.'.

Original 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.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this amendment.