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PROMOTING FAIRTRADE

EDM (Early Day Motion) 812: tabled on 01 March 2005

Tabled in the 2004-05 session.

This motion has been signed by 83 Members. It has received 2 amendments.

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

Amendments to this motion

There have been 2 amendments submitted to this motion.

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Motion text

That this House, on the first day of Fairtrade Fortnight, congratulates Cambridge City, Cardiff, Derby, Leeds, Liverpool City, Kingston, Milton Keynes Borough, Newcastle Upon Tyne City, Norwich, Pendle, Portsmouth City, Somerset County, Stockport Metropolitan Borough, Swansea and York councils and many other local authorities on their Fairtrade status; looks forward to Sutton Council gaining Fairtrade status; notes the very considerable benefits that producers in developing countries derive from Fairtrade products; recognises the work of the UK Local Government Alliance for International Development in promoting Fairtrade and other international development issues within local authorities; and notes the Department for International Development's Development Awareness Fund, which local authorities may find of assistance in achieving Fairtrade 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.

Battle, John
Labour
Signed on 14 March 2005
Leeds West
Best, Mr Harold
Labour
Signed on 10 March 2005
Leeds North West
Breed, Mr Colin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 March 2005
South East Cornwall
Brooke, Annette
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 4 March 2005
Mid Dorset and North Poole
Brown, Mr Russell
Labour
Signed on 23 March 2005
Dumfries
Burden, Richard
Labour
Signed on 8 March 2005
Birmingham, Northfield
Burgon, Colin
Labour
Signed on 9 March 2005
Elmet
Cable, Dr Vincent
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 March 2005
Twickenham
Campbell, Mrs Anne
Labour
Signed on 14 March 2005
Cambridge
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 2 March 2005
Blyth Valley
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 2 March 2005
Gower
Clarke, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 10 March 2005
Northampton South
Colman, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 8 March 2005
Putney
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 8 March 2005
Islington North
Cotter, Brian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 March 2005
Weston-Super-Mare
Cox, Tom
Labour
Signed on 9 March 2005
Tooting
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 22 March 2005
Burton
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 2 March 2005
Heywood and Middleton
Doughty, Sue
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 March 2005
Guildford
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 3 March 2005
Stroud
Edwards, Mr Huw
Labour
Signed on 9 March 2005
Monmouth
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 9 March 2005
Sunderland North
Evans, Mr Nigel
Conservative
Signed on 4 March 2005
Ribble Valley
Fisher, Mark
Labour
Signed on 8 March 2005
Stoke-on-Trent Central
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 3 March 2005
Newport West
Foster, Mr Don
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 March 2005
Bath
Francis, Dr Hywel
Labour
Signed on 10 March 2005
Aberavon
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 March 2005
St Ives
Gibson, Dr Ian
Labour
Signed on 2 March 2005
Norwich North
Gidley, Sandra
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 March 2005
Romsey
Green, Matthew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 March 2005
Ludlow
Griffiths, Mr Win
Labour
Signed on 10 March 2005
Bridgend
Grogan, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 9 March 2005
Selby
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 March 2005
Portsmouth South
Hepburn, Mr Stephen
Labour
Signed on 8 March 2005
Jarrow
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 5 April 2005
Luton North
Hoyle, Mr Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 9 March 2005
Chorley
Hughes, Simon
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 March 2005
North Southwark and Bermondsey
Humble, Mrs Joan
Labour
Signed on 14 March 2005
Blackpool North and Fleetwood
Iddon, Dr Brian
Labour
Signed on 7 March 2005
Bolton South East
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 3 March 2005
Barnsley Central
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 2 March 2005
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 March 2005
Cheltenham
Keetch, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 March 2005
Hereford
Lewis, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 9 March 2005
Worsley
Marsden, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 4 March 2005
Shrewsbury and Atcham
Martlew, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 3 March 2005
Carlisle
McCafferty, Chris
Labour
Signed on 2 March 2005
Calder Valley
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 14 March 2005
Hayes and Harlington
McNamara, Mr Kevin
Labour
Signed on 8 March 2005
Kingston upon Hull North
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 3 March 2005
Mansfield
Owen, Albert
Labour
Signed on 8 March 2005
Ynys Môn
Pike, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 14 March 2005
Burnley
Pound, Stephen
Labour
Signed on 24 March 2005
Ealing North
Pugh, Dr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 March 2005
Southport
Rapson, Syd
Labour
Signed on 8 March 2005
Portsmouth North
Reed, Mr Andy
Labour
Signed on 10 March 2005
Loughborough
Ruddock, Joan
Labour
Signed on 15 March 2005
Lewisham, Deptford
Sanders, Mr Adrian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 March 2005
Torbay
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 14 March 2005
Nottingham South
Spink, Bob
Conservative
Signed on 2 March 2005
Castle Point
Stunell, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 March 2005
Hazel Grove
Taylor, Matthew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 March 2005
Truro and St Austell
Thurso, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 4 March 2005
Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross
Tonge, Dr Jenny
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 March 2005
Richmond Park
Turner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 9 March 2005
Wolverhampton South East
Tyler, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 March 2005
North Cornwall
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 7 March 2005
Finchley and Golders Green
White, Brian
Labour
Signed on 24 March 2005
North East Milton Keynes
Williams, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 3 March 2005
Swansea West
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 7 March 2005
Conwy
Williams, Mr Roger
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 March 2005
Brecon and Radnorshire
Winterton, Sir Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 3 March 2005
Macclesfield
Wyatt, Derek
Labour
Signed on 8 March 2005
Sittingbourne and Sheppey
Younger-Ross, Richard
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 4 April 2005
Teignbridge

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.

PROMOTING FAIRTRADE (Amendment 1)
Line 5, after `status', add `, including Dundee, the first Fairtrade city in Scotland.'.
Labour, Dundee East
2
signatures
EDM 812A1: tabled on 2 March 2005
PROMOTING FAIRTRADE (Amendment 2)
Line 4, after `Swansea', insert `, Brighton and Hove City'.
Labour, Brighton, Pavilion
1
signature
EDM 812A2: tabled on 8 March 2005