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PROMOTING REGIONALLY DISTINCTIVE FOOD

EDM (Early Day Motion) 429A2: tabled on 02 November 2005

Tabled in the 2005-06 session.

This motion has been signed by 1 Member. 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 Mr Alan Duncan on 28 June 2005. This is amendment number 2.

View details of the original motion

Suggested amendment

after `food', insert `including Bwlchgwyn cheese,' .

Original motion text

That this House welcomes the campaign by the Country Land and Business Association (CLA) for more regionally and locally produced foods to be protected under EU rules, which culminates at the CLA Game Fair at Belvoir Castle in Leicestershire from 22nd to 24th July; notes that only 29 products from the UK have been listed under Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) or a Protected Geographical Indication (PGI); further notes that this compares with 141 PDOs and PGIs in France and 148 in Italy; and calls on the UK Government actively to engage with the food industry in this country to raise awareness of this opportunity to protect regionally distinctive food and to promote regionally distinctive British food in Europe.

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There are no withdrawn signatures for this amendment.