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FAIRTRADE CITY STATUS FOR GLASGOW

EDM (Early Day Motion) 320: tabled on 07 December 2004

Tabled in the 2004-05 session.

This motion has been signed by 36 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 applauds Glasgow City Council's investigation of fair trade status for the City of Glasgow; notes the increasing awareness of people in Glasgow of the issues surrounding fair trade; also notes the growing number of Glasgow's shops, cafes; restaurants; workplaces, schools, places of worship and community facilities using and selling fair-trade products; further notes the enthusiastic support of Glasgow's citizens for the campaign for fair trade status; recognises the ongoing importance of fair trade as an effective way of empowering disadvantaged producers; and calls upon the City Council to support the growing campaign to give Glasgow Fairtrade City status.

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.

Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 13 December 2004
Burton
Doughty, Sue
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 December 2004
Guildford
Ewing, Annabelle
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 December 2004
Perth
Francis, Dr Hywel
Labour
Signed on 8 December 2004
Aberavon
Griffiths, Mr Win
Labour
Signed on 9 December 2004
Bridgend
Hamilton, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2004
Midlothian
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 December 2004
Portsmouth South
Harris, Mr Tom
Labour
Signed on 7 December 2004
Glasgow, Cathcart
Hepburn, Mr Stephen
Labour
Signed on 8 December 2004
Jarrow
Hermon, Lady Sylvia
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 9 December 2004
North Down
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 13 December 2004
Luton North
Hoyle, Mr Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 9 December 2004
Chorley
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 14 December 2004
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 December 2004
Cheltenham
Mahon, Alice
Labour
Signed on 9 December 2004
Halifax
Marris, Rob
Labour
Signed on 9 December 2004
Wolverhampton South West
Marshall, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 7 December 2004
Glasgow, Shettleston
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 13 December 2004
Hayes and Harlington
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 10 January 2005
Mansfield
Owen, Albert
Labour
Signed on 8 December 2004
Ynys Môn
Robertson, John
Labour
Signed on 7 December 2004
Glasgow, Anniesland
Sarwar, Mr Mohammad
Labour
Signed on 21 December 2004
Glasgow, Govan
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 13 December 2004
Nottingham South
Smyth, The Rev Martin
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 8 December 2004
Belfast South
Strang, Dr Gavin
Labour
Signed on 16 December 2004
Edinburgh East and Musselburgh
Tonge, Dr Jenny
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 December 2004
Richmond Park
Tynan, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 9 December 2004
Hamilton South
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 13 December 2004
Finchley and Golders Green
Weir, Mr Mike
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 December 2004
Angus
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 13 December 2004
Conwy

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.