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PACKAGING WASTE

EDM (Early Day Motion) 188: tabled on 12 November 2007

Tabled in the 2007-08 session.

This motion has been signed by 118 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 excessive levels of packaging used by manufacturers and retailers, accounting for around five million tonnes of household waste and costing families an average of £470 per year; commends the numerous campaigns against excessive packaging including those run by the Women's Institute and The Independent newspaper; urges supermarkets and manufacturers to reduce excess packaging, recycle packaging waste and encourage the re-use of plastic carrier bags; and calls on the Government to take stronger action to curb excess packaging.

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.

Alexander, Danny
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 January 2008
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
Austin, John
Labour
Signed on 18 December 2007
Erith and Thamesmead
Baker, Norman
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 November 2007
Lewes
Beith, Sir Alan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 November 2007
Berwick-upon-Tweed
Bercow, John
Conservative
Signed on 8 January 2008
Buckingham
Betts, Mr Clive
Labour
Signed on 7 January 2008
Sheffield, Attercliffe
Brake, Tom
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 December 2007
Carshalton and Wallington
Breed, Mr Colin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 November 2007
South East Cornwall
Brooke, Annette
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 November 2007
Mid Dorset and North Poole
Bruce, Malcolm
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 December 2007
Gordon
Burstow, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 January 2008
Sutton and Cheam
Burt, Lorely
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 December 2007
Solihull
Cable, Dr Vincent
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 January 2008
Twickenham
Campbell, Sir Menzies
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 January 2008
North East Fife
Carmichael, Mr Alistair
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 November 2007
Orkney and Shetland
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 14 November 2007
Gower
Clark, Ms Katy
Labour
Signed on 15 November 2007
North Ayrshire and Arran
Clegg, Mr Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 December 2007
Sheffield, Hallam
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 19 November 2007
Leyton and Wanstead
Conway, Derek
Conservative
Signed on 13 November 2007
Old Bexley and Sidcup
Cook, Frank
Labour
Signed on 19 November 2007
Stockton North
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 13 November 2007
Islington North
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 19 November 2007
Keighley
Cummings, John
Labour
Signed on 14 November 2007
Easington
Davey, Mr Edward
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 November 2007
Kingston and Surbiton
Davies, Dai
Independent
Signed on 15 November 2007
Blaenau Gwent
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 14 November 2007
Burton
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 13 November 2007
Stroud
Durkan, Mark
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 13 November 2007
Foyle
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 22 November 2007
Sunderland North
Evans, Mr Nigel
Conservative
Signed on 6 December 2007
Ribble Valley
Featherstone, Lynne
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 November 2007
Hornsey and Wood Green
Field, Mr Frank
Labour
Signed on 9 January 2008
Birkenhead
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 15 November 2007
Newport West
Foster, Mr Don
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 November 2007
Bath
Foster, Michael Jabez
Labour
Signed on 19 November 2007
Hastings and Rye
Francis, Dr Hywel
Labour
Signed on 28 November 2007
Aberavon
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 November 2007
St Ives
Gerrard, Mr Neil
Labour
Signed on 21 November 2007
Walthamstow
Gidley, Sandra
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 November 2007
Romsey
Goldsworthy, Julia
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 4 December 2007
Falmouth and Camborne
Hamilton, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 14 November 2007
Midlothian
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 November 2007
Portsmouth South
Harris, Dr Evan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 January 2008
Oxford West and Abingdon
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 December 2007
North Devon
Heath, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 November 2007
Somerton and Frome
Heyes, David
Labour
Signed on 28 November 2007
Ashton-under-Lyne
Hodgson, Mrs Sharon
Labour
Signed on 20 November 2007
Gateshead East and Washington West
Holmes, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 November 2007
Chesterfield
Horam, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 22 November 2007
Orpington
Horwood, Mr Martin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 November 2007
Cheltenham
Howarth, David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 December 2007
Cambridge
Hoyle, Mr Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 12 November 2007
Chorley
Hughes, Simon
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 January 2008
North Southwark and Bermondsey
Hunter, Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 November 2007
Cheadle
Jackson, Glenda
Labour
Signed on 14 November 2007
Hampstead and Highgate
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 21 November 2007
Tamworth
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 12 November 2007
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Keetch, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 January 2008
Hereford
Kennedy, Mr Charles
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 December 2007
Ross, Skye and Lochaber
Key, Robert
Conservative
Signed on 28 November 2007
Salisbury
Lamb, Norman
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 January 2008
North Norfolk
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 November 2007
Manchester, Withington
Lepper, David
Labour
Signed on 19 November 2007
Brighton, Pavilion
Levitt, Tom
Labour
Signed on 19 May 2008
High Peak
Linton, Martin
Labour
Signed on 28 November 2007
Battersea
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 20 November 2007
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
John Mason,
Signed on 15 October 2008
McCafferty, Chris
Labour
Signed on 13 November 2007
Calder Valley
McCarthy, Kerry
Labour
Signed on 26 November 2007
Bristol East
McCrea, Rev Dr William
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 14 November 2007
South Antrim
McDonnell, Dr Alasdair
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 21 November 2007
Belfast South
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 28 November 2007
Hayes and Harlington
Meacher, Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 5 March 2008
Oldham West and Royton
Moore, Mr Michael
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 November 2007
Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk
Morgan, Julie
Labour
Signed on 28 November 2007
Cardiff North
Mulholland, Greg
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 November 2007
Leeds North West
Naysmith, Dr Doug
Labour
Signed on 14 November 2007
Bristol North West
O'Hara, Mr Edward
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2007
Knowsley South
Oaten, Mr Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 4 December 2007
Winchester
Owen, Albert
Labour
Signed on 13 November 2007
Ynys Môn
Pugh, Dr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 November 2007
Southport
Reed, Mr Andy
Labour
Signed on 22 November 2007
Loughborough
Reid, Mr Alan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 November 2007
Argyll and Bute
Rennie, Willie
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 November 2007
Dunfermline and West Fife
Riordan, Mrs Linda
Labour
Signed on 28 November 2007
Halifax
Russell, Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 December 2007
Colchester
Sanders, Mr Adrian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 4 December 2007
Torbay
Sharma, Virendra
Labour
Signed on 21 November 2007
Ealing, Southall
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 15 November 2007
Nottingham South
Simpson, David
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 13 November 2007
Upper Bann
Soulsby, Sir Peter
Labour
Signed on 28 November 2007
Leicester South
Stewart, Ian
Labour
Signed on 28 November 2007
Eccles
Stoate, Dr Howard
Labour
Signed on 19 November 2007
Dartford
Stunell, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 November 2007
Hazel Grove
Taylor, Ms Dari
Labour
Signed on 13 November 2007
Stockton South
Taylor, David
Labour
Signed on 14 November 2007
North West Leicestershire
Taylor, Matthew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 January 2008
Truro and St Austell
Teather, Sarah
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 November 2007
Brent East
Truswell, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 28 November 2007
Pudsey
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 21 November 2007
Finchley and Golders Green
Webb, Prof Steve
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 January 2008
Northavon
Weir, Mr Mike
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 November 2007
Angus
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 20 November 2007
Conwy
Williams, Hywel
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 28 January 2008
Caernarfon
Williams, Mr Roger
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 November 2007
Brecon and Radnorshire
Williams, Stephen
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 November 2007
Bristol West
Willis, Mr Phil
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 December 2007
Harrogate and Knaresborough
Willott, Jenny
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 November 2007
Cardiff Central
Wood, Mike
Labour
Signed on 20 November 2007
Batley and Spen
Younger-Ross, Richard
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 November 2007
Teignbridge

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.