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GLASGOW AWARD OF FAIRTRADE CITY STATUS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1815: tabled on 14 March 2006

Tabled in the 2005-06 session.

This motion has been signed by 51 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 congratulates the city of Glasgow in achieving Fairtrade City status in March; notes that Glasgow is the largest retail centre in the United Kingdom to date to achieve such status; welcomes the firm commitment by Glasgow City Council together with numerous local organisations, retailers, schools, universities, churches, faith groups and charities in supporting the extension of Fairtrade products and outlets throughout the city; and urges the Government to continue to assist the Fairtrade campaign in Glasgow and throughout the UK in encouraging consumers to provide practical help to poor producers in the developing world and in continuing to call for fairer trade terms for the world's poorest nations.

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.

Anderson, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 29 March 2006
Blaydon
Banks, Gordon
Labour
Signed on 14 March 2006
Ochil and South Perthshire
Barrett, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 May 2006
Edinburgh West
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 15 March 2006
Worthing West
Brooke, Annette
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 March 2006
Mid Dorset and North Poole
Campbell, Mr Gregory
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 15 March 2006
East Londonderry
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 15 March 2006
Gower
Clark, Ms Katy
Labour
Signed on 23 March 2006
North Ayrshire and Arran
Conway, Derek
Conservative
Signed on 15 March 2006
Old Bexley and Sidcup
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 16 March 2006
Islington North
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 21 March 2006
Keighley
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 21 March 2006
Burton
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 22 March 2006
Heywood and Middleton
Dodds, Mr Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 21 March 2006
Belfast North
Durkan, Mark
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 22 March 2006
Foyle
Ennis, Jeff
Labour
Signed on 29 March 2006
Barnsley East and Mexborough
Hamilton, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 29 March 2006
Midlothian
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 March 2006
Portsmouth South
Hemming, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 April 2006
Birmingham, Yardley
Hermon, Lady Sylvia
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 21 March 2006
North Down
Hodgson, Mrs Sharon
Labour
Signed on 16 March 2006
Gateshead East and Washington West
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 15 March 2006
Luton North
Hoyle, Mr Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 16 March 2006
Chorley
Iddon, Dr Brian
Labour
Signed on 16 March 2006
Bolton South East
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 28 March 2006
Tamworth
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 16 March 2006
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Joyce, Eric
Labour
Signed on 14 March 2006
Falkirk
Lazarowicz, Mark
Labour
Signed on 21 March 2006
Edinburgh North and Leith
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 March 2006
Manchester, Withington
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 15 March 2006
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
McCrea, Rev Dr William
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 22 March 2006
South Antrim
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 6 November 2006
Hayes and Harlington
McFall, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 16 March 2006
West Dunbartonshire
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 15 March 2006
Mansfield
Moffat, Anne
Labour
Signed on 14 March 2006
East Lothian
Mulholland, Greg
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 March 2006
Leeds North West
Sheridan, Jim
Labour
Signed on 14 March 2006
Paisley and Renfrewshire North
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 16 March 2006
Nottingham South
Swinson, Jo
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 29 March 2006
East Dunbartonshire
Vaz, Keith
Labour
Signed on 22 March 2006
Leicester East
Weir, Mr Mike
Scottish National Party
Signed on 16 March 2006
Angus
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 20 March 2006
Conwy
Wilson, Sammy
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 27 March 2006
East Antrim

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.