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LIFTING OF BAN ON SCOTTISH LAMB EXPORTS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 367: tabled on 06 November 2001

Tabled in the 2001-02 session.

This motion has been signed by 32 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 decision of the European Union Standing Veterinary Committee to lift the export ban on Scottish lamb and venison in most of Scotland; notes that this measure will be a welcome relief to the hard hit farmers of Scotland; congratulates the Scottish Rural Development Minister, Ross Finnie MSP, on securing the prompt containment of foot and mouth disease in Scotland, enabling this decision; and looks forward to the lifting of the ban in the rest of Scotland.

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.

Calton, Mrs Patsy
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 November 2001
Cheadle
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 13 November 2001
Blyth Valley
Carmichael, Mr Alistair
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 November 2001
Orkney and Shetland
Doughty, Sue
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 November 2001
Guildford
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 20 November 2001
Sunderland North
Foster, Mr Don
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 November 2001
Bath
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 November 2001
St Ives
Hamilton, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 15 November 2001
Midlothian
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 November 2001
Portsmouth South
Harris, Dr Evan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 November 2001
Oxford West and Abingdon
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 November 2001
North Devon
Heath, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 November 2001
Somerton and Frome
Holmes, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 November 2001
Chesterfield
Hughes, Simon
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 January 2002
North Southwark and Bermondsey
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 November 2001
Cheltenham
McNamara, Mr Kevin
Labour
Signed on 13 November 2001
Kingston upon Hull North
Moore, Mr Michael
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 November 2001
Tweeddale, Ettrick and Lauderdale
Reid, Mr Alan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 November 2001
Argyll and Bute
Rendel, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 November 2001
Newbury
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 15 November 2001
Nottingham South
Smyth, The Rev Martin
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 8 November 2001
Belfast South
Stunell, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 November 2001
Hazel Grove
Taylor, Matthew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 November 2001
Truro and St Austell
Thurso, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 November 2001
Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross
Tyler, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 November 2001
North Cornwall
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 7 November 2001
Finchley and Golders Green

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.