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WELSH DAIRY FARMERS AND MILK PRICES

EDM (Early Day Motion) 868: tabled on 07 February 2007

Tabled in the 2006-07 session.

This motion has been signed by 56 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 notes with concern the growing crisis in the Welsh dairy sector; further notes that the price received by farmers for their milk is some four pence per litre less than its cost of production; is concerned that, on average, three dairy farms in Wales go out of business each week with consequent detriment to Welsh communities and local economies; and urges the Government to give urgent consideration to the matters highlighted by the Low Milk Prices Have a High Cost campaign launched by the Farmers' Union of Wales, National Farmers Union Cymru, Welsh Federation of Young Farmers Clubs, Women's Food and Farming Union, Welsh Federation of Women's Institutes and Merched y Wawr.

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.

Barker, Gregory
Conservative
Signed on 15 March 2007
Bexhill and Battle
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 7 February 2007
Worthing West
Breed, Mr Colin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 February 2007
South East Cornwall
Burt, Alistair
Conservative
Signed on 21 March 2007
North East Bedfordshire
Conway, Derek
Conservative
Signed on 22 February 2007
Old Bexley and Sidcup
Davies, David T. C.
Conservative
Signed on 7 February 2007
Monmouth
Evans, Mr Nigel
Conservative
Signed on 8 February 2007
Ribble Valley
Evennett, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 7 February 2007
Bexleyheath and Crayford
Fraser, Mr Christopher
Conservative
Signed on 14 March 2007
South West Norfolk
Garnier, Mr Edward
Conservative
Signed on 20 February 2007
Harborough
Gray, Mr James
Conservative
Signed on 8 February 2007
North Wiltshire
Hammond, Stephen
Conservative
Signed on 7 February 2007
Wimbledon
Heald, Mr Oliver
Conservative
Signed on 26 February 2007
North East Hertfordshire
Hemming, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 February 2007
Birmingham, Yardley
Hermon, Lady Sylvia
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 26 February 2007
North Down
Holloway, Mr Adam
Conservative
Signed on 27 February 2007
Gravesham
Hoyle, Mr Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 19 February 2007
Chorley
Jackson, Mr Stewart
Conservative
Signed on 7 February 2007
Peterborough
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 28 February 2007
Tamworth
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 8 February 2007
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Kawczynski, Daniel
Conservative
Signed on 7 February 2007
Shrewsbury and Atcham
Key, Robert
Conservative
Signed on 20 February 2007
Salisbury
Laing, Mrs Eleanor
Conservative
Signed on 19 February 2007
Epping Forest
Lancaster, Mr Mark
Conservative
Signed on 19 March 2007
North East Milton Keynes
Lewis, Dr Julian
Conservative
Signed on 1 March 2007
New Forest East
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 21 February 2007
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
Loughton, Tim
Conservative
Signed on 8 February 2007
East Worthing and Shoreham
Luff, Peter
Conservative
Signed on 7 February 2007
Mid Worcestershire
McIntosh, Miss Anne
Conservative
Signed on 7 February 2007
Vale of York
Miller, Mrs Maria
Conservative
Signed on 7 February 2007
Basingstoke
Moss, Mr Malcolm
Conservative
Signed on 19 February 2007
North East Cambridgeshire
Mundell, David
Conservative
Signed on 7 February 2007
Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale
Murrison, Dr Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 28 February 2007
Westbury
Penning, Mike
Conservative
Signed on 7 February 2007
Hemel Hempstead
Pickles, Mr Eric
Conservative
Signed on 19 March 2007
Brentwood and Ongar
Price, Adam
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 20 February 2007
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Rowen, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 April 2007
Rochdale
Scott, Mr Lee
Conservative
Signed on 7 February 2007
Ilford North
Selous, Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 26 February 2007
South West Bedfordshire
Soames, Hon Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 19 February 2007
Mid Sussex
Spelman, Mrs Caroline
Conservative
Signed on 28 March 2007
Meriden
Spink, Bob
Conservative
Signed on 7 February 2007
Castle Point
Vara, Mr Shailesh
Conservative
Signed on 7 February 2007
North West Cambridgeshire
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 21 February 2007
Finchley and Golders Green
Watkinson, Angela
Conservative
Signed on 7 February 2007
Upminster
Wiggin, Bill
Conservative
Signed on 7 February 2007
Leominster
Williams, Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 February 2007
Ceredigion
Williams, Stephen
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 February 2007
Bristol West
Winterton, Ann
Conservative
Signed on 7 February 2007
Congleton
Winterton, Sir Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 8 February 2007
Macclesfield

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.