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LOCAL FOOD IS MILES BETTER CAMPAIGN

EDM (Early Day Motion) 62: tabled on 15 November 2006

Tabled in the 2006-07 session.

This motion has been signed by 135 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 supports Farmers Weekly Local Food is Miles Better campaign; believes that buying locally grown food is an excellent way for consumers to reconnect with farmers and develop a better understanding of where their food comes from; recognises that producing and buying food locally can help the environment, boost the economy and support British farming; and calls for supermarkets to promote, stock and label locally produced food to cut food miles and support local producers.

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.

Arbuthnot, Mr James
Conservative
Signed on 6 December 2006
North East Hampshire
Atkinson, Mr Peter
Conservative
Signed on 23 November 2006
Hexham
Baldry, Tony
Conservative
Signed on 16 November 2006
Banbury
Barrett, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 February 2007
Edinburgh West
Benyon, Mr Richard
Conservative
Signed on 5 December 2006
Newbury
Bercow, John
Conservative
Signed on 6 December 2006
Buckingham
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 20 November 2006
Worthing West
Brazier, Mr Julian
Conservative
Signed on 5 December 2006
Canterbury
Breed, Mr Colin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 November 2006
South East Cornwall
Brokenshire, James
Conservative
Signed on 23 November 2006
Hornchurch
Brooke, Annette
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 November 2006
Mid Dorset and North Poole
Bruce, Malcolm
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 December 2006
Gordon
Burns, Mr Simon
Conservative
Signed on 16 November 2006
West Chelmsford
Burt, Alistair
Conservative
Signed on 11 December 2006
North East Bedfordshire
Campbell, Mr Gregory
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 13 December 2006
East Londonderry
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 22 November 2006
Gower
Clappison, Mr James
Conservative
Signed on 4 December 2006
Hertsmere
Conway, Derek
Conservative
Signed on 21 November 2006
Old Bexley and Sidcup
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 21 November 2006
Islington North
Crabb, Mr Stephen
Conservative
Signed on 5 December 2006
Preseli Pembrokeshire
Davey, Mr Edward
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 November 2006
Kingston and Surbiton
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 23 November 2006
Burton
Djanogly, Mr Jonathan
Conservative
Signed on 5 December 2006
Huntingdon
Dodds, Mr Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 30 November 2006
Belfast North
Duddridge, James
Conservative
Signed on 28 November 2006
Rochford and Southend East
Duncan, Mr Alan
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 2006
Rutland and Melton
Dunne, Mr Philip
Conservative
Signed on 27 November 2006
Ludlow
Ennis, Jeff
Labour
Signed on 23 November 2006
Barnsley East and Mexborough
Evans, Mr Nigel
Conservative
Signed on 16 November 2006
Ribble Valley
Fabricant, Michael
Conservative
Signed on 20 November 2006
Lichfield
Fallon, Mr Michael
Conservative
Signed on 4 December 2006
Sevenoaks
Fox, Dr Liam
Conservative
Signed on 12 December 2006
Woodspring
Fraser, Mr Christopher
Conservative
Signed on 21 November 2006
South West Norfolk
Garnier, Mr Edward
Conservative
Signed on 16 November 2006
Harborough
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 November 2006
St Ives
Gillan, Mrs Cheryl
Conservative
Signed on 21 November 2006
Chesham and Amersham
Gove, Michael
Conservative
Signed on 11 December 2006
Surrey Heath
Gray, Mr James
Conservative
Signed on 18 December 2006
North Wiltshire
Grieve, Mr Dominic
Conservative
Signed on 8 January 2007
Beaconsfield
Hamilton, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 23 November 2006
Midlothian
Hammond, Mr Philip
Conservative
Signed on 7 December 2006
Runnymede and Weybridge
Hammond, Stephen
Conservative
Signed on 5 December 2006
Wimbledon
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 November 2006
Portsmouth South
Harris, Dr Evan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 November 2006
Oxford West and Abingdon
Heald, Mr Oliver
Conservative
Signed on 5 December 2006
North East Hertfordshire
Heath, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 November 2006
Somerton and Frome
Hemming, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 November 2006
Birmingham, Yardley
Hendry, Charles
Conservative
Signed on 29 November 2006
Wealden
Holloway, Mr Adam
Conservative
Signed on 20 November 2006
Gravesham
Horam, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 20 November 2006
Orpington
Hunter, Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 November 2006
Cheadle
Jackson, Mr Stewart
Conservative
Signed on 5 December 2006
Peterborough
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 23 November 2006
Tamworth
Jones, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 21 November 2006
Clwyd West
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 16 November 2006
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Kaufman, Sir Gerald
Labour
Signed on 7 December 2006
Manchester, Gorton
Kawczynski, Daniel
Conservative
Signed on 5 December 2006
Shrewsbury and Atcham
Key, Robert
Conservative
Signed on 21 November 2006
Salisbury
Laing, Mrs Eleanor
Conservative
Signed on 23 November 2006
Epping Forest
Lancaster, Mr Mark
Conservative
Signed on 21 November 2006
North East Milton Keynes
Lazarowicz, Mark
Labour
Signed on 22 November 2006
Edinburgh North and Leith
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 November 2006
Manchester, Withington
Lewis, Dr Julian
Conservative
Signed on 21 November 2006
New Forest East
Lidington, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 21 November 2006
Aylesbury
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 21 November 2006
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
Loughton, Tim
Conservative
Signed on 16 November 2006
East Worthing and Shoreham
Luff, Peter
Conservative
Signed on 27 November 2006
Mid Worcestershire
Mackay, Mr Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 4 December 2006
Bracknell
Maclean, David
Conservative
Signed on 30 November 2006
Penrith and The Border
Main, Anne
Conservative
Signed on 21 November 2006
St Albans
Marris, Rob
Labour
Signed on 4 December 2006
Wolverhampton South West
Marsden, Mr Gordon
Labour
Signed on 20 November 2006
Blackpool South
Mates, Mr Michael
Conservative
Signed on 5 December 2006
East Hampshire
May, Mrs Theresa
Conservative
Signed on 24 January 2007
Maidenhead
McDonnell, Dr Alasdair
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 22 November 2006
Belfast South
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 23 November 2006
Hayes and Harlington
McIntosh, Miss Anne
Conservative
Signed on 30 November 2006
Vale of York
Mercer, Patrick
Conservative
Signed on 5 December 2006
Newark
Miller, Mrs Maria
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 2006
Basingstoke
Milton, Anne
Conservative
Signed on 22 November 2006
Guildford
Moss, Mr Malcolm
Conservative
Signed on 16 November 2006
North East Cambridgeshire
Mundell, David
Conservative
Signed on 30 November 2006
Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale
Murrison, Dr Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 22 November 2006
Westbury
O'Brien, Mr Stephen
Conservative
Signed on 22 November 2006
Eddisbury
Ottaway, Richard
Conservative
Signed on 18 December 2006
Croydon South
Owen, Albert
Labour
Signed on 21 November 2006
Ynys Môn
Pelling, Mr Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 4 December 2006
Croydon Central
Penning, Mike
Conservative
Signed on 15 November 2006
Hemel Hempstead
Pickles, Mr Eric
Conservative
Signed on 30 November 2006
Brentwood and Ongar
Price, Adam
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 20 November 2006
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Prisk, Mr Mark
Conservative
Signed on 7 December 2006
Hertford and Stortford
Pugh, Dr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 November 2006
Southport
Robinson, Mrs Iris
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 22 November 2006
Strangford
Rogerson, Dan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 November 2006
North Cornwall
Rowen, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 December 2006
Rochdale
Ruffley, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 11 December 2006
Bury St Edmunds
Scott, Mr Lee
Conservative
Signed on 21 November 2006
Ilford North
Selous, Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 21 November 2006
South West Bedfordshire
Shapps, Grant
Conservative
Signed on 12 December 2006
Welwyn Hatfield
Shepherd, Mr Richard
Conservative
Signed on 11 December 2006
Aldridge-Brownhills
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 30 November 2006
Nottingham South
Simpson, Mr Keith
Conservative
Signed on 6 December 2006
Mid Norfolk
Soames, Hon Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 29 November 2006
Mid Sussex
Spelman, Mrs Caroline
Conservative
Signed on 12 December 2006
Meriden
Spink, Bob
Conservative
Signed on 16 November 2006
Castle Point
Streeter, Mr Gary
Conservative
Signed on 21 November 2006
South West Devon
Stuart, Mr Graham
Conservative
Signed on 6 December 2006
Beverley and Holderness
Swayne, Mr Desmond
Conservative
Signed on 5 December 2006
New Forest West
Swinson, Jo
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 29 November 2006
East Dunbartonshire
Swire, Mr Hugo
Conservative
Signed on 6 December 2006
East Devon
Taylor, David
Labour
Signed on 21 November 2006
North West Leicestershire
Vaizey, Mr Edward
Conservative
Signed on 22 November 2006
Wantage
Viggers, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 5 December 2006
Gosport
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 29 November 2006
Finchley and Golders Green
Wallace, Mr Ben
Conservative
Signed on 11 December 2006
Lancaster and Wyre
Walter, Mr Robert
Conservative
Signed on 12 December 2006
North Dorset
Waterson, Mr Nigel
Conservative
Signed on 28 November 2006
Eastbourne
Watkinson, Angela
Conservative
Signed on 16 November 2006
Upminster
Weir, Mr Mike
Scottish National Party
Signed on 16 November 2006
Angus
Whittingdale, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 16 November 2006
Maldon and East Chelmsford
Widdecombe, Miss Ann
Conservative
Signed on 8 January 2007
Maidstone and The Weald
Williams, Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 November 2006
Ceredigion
Williams, Mr Roger
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 November 2006
Brecon and Radnorshire
Williams, Stephen
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 November 2006
Bristol West
Winterton, Ann
Conservative
Signed on 16 November 2006
Congleton
Winterton, Sir Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 16 November 2006
Macclesfield
Wright, Jeremy
Conservative
Signed on 12 December 2006
Rugby and Kenilworth
Yeo, Mr Tim
Conservative
Signed on 5 December 2006
South Suffolk

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.