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LOCALLY PRODUCED FOOD

EDM (Early Day Motion) 168: tabled on 20 November 2006

Tabled in the 2006-07 session.

This motion has been signed by 44 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 pays tribute to the range of excellent locally-produced food available across the United Kingdom; acknowledges that transporting food over long distances is bad for the environment; salutes the work of farmers' markets and food festivals in promoting the regional variety and freshness of food; congratulates Trethowan's Dairy in Llanddewi Brefi on using traditional methods to produce their award-winning Gorwydd Caerphilly cheese; encourages supermarkets and schools to source much more of their food locally, following the example of Cardiff Council; and calls upon the Government to provide extra funding to regional development agencies, tourist boards and other local bodies to support the production and sale of food locally.

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.

Barrett, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 February 2007
Edinburgh West
Binley, Mr Brian
Conservative
Signed on 8 February 2007
Northampton South
Brady, Mr Graham
Conservative
Signed on 19 February 2007
Altrincham and Sale West
Breed, Mr Colin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 November 2006
South East Cornwall
Brooke, Annette
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 November 2006
Mid Dorset and North Poole
Campbell, Mr Gregory
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 21 November 2006
East Londonderry
Conway, Derek
Conservative
Signed on 21 November 2006
Old Bexley and Sidcup
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 22 November 2006
Islington North
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 23 November 2006
Keighley
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 5 December 2006
Burton
Dodds, Mr Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 30 November 2006
Belfast North
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 22 November 2006
Stroud
Ennis, Jeff
Labour
Signed on 23 November 2006
Barnsley East and Mexborough
Farron, Tim
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 4 December 2006
Westmorland and Lonsdale
Griffith, Nia
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2006
Llanelli
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 November 2006
Portsmouth South
Hemming, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 November 2006
Birmingham, Yardley
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 28 November 2006
Luton North
Horwood, Mr Martin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 4 December 2006
Cheltenham
Hoyle, Mr Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 28 November 2006
Chorley
Hunter, Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 November 2006
Cheadle
McCrea, Rev Dr William
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 5 December 2006
South Antrim
McDonnell, Dr Alasdair
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 22 November 2006
Belfast South
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 27 November 2006
Hayes and Harlington
McGrady, Mr Eddie
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 4 December 2006
South Down
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 28 November 2006
Mansfield
Owen, Albert
Labour
Signed on 21 November 2006
Ynys Môn
Pelling, Mr Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 8 February 2007
Croydon Central
Robinson, Mrs Iris
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 22 November 2006
Strangford
Rogerson, Dan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 November 2006
North Cornwall
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 30 November 2006
Nottingham South
Simpson, David
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 22 November 2006
Upper Bann
Soames, Hon Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 22 November 2006
Mid Sussex
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 29 November 2006
Finchley and Golders Green
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 27 November 2006
Conwy
Williams, Stephen
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 November 2006
Bristol West
Willis, Mr Phil
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 29 November 2006
Harrogate and Knaresborough
Wilson, Sammy
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 23 November 2006
East Antrim

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.