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FAIRTRADE FORTNIGHT CAMPAIGN

EDM (Early Day Motion) 549: tabled on 22 January 2009

Tabled in the 2008-09 session.

This motion has been signed by 83 Members. It has received 1 amendment.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

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Motion text

That this House notes that one in four bananas bought in the UK is a Fairtrade product; welcomes the Fairtrade Fortnight campaign taking place between 23 February and 8 March aimed at boosting sales and visibility of Fairtrade products; recognises the importance of the Fairtrade initiative in giving exploited farmers in developing countries a better and fairer price for their produce; and encourages the Government to support the Tipping the Balance campaign which aims to make half of all bananas sold in the UK Fairtrade by 2012.

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.

Austin, John
Labour
Signed on 9 February 2009
Erith and Thamesmead
Baker, Norman
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 February 2009
Lewes
Banks, Gordon
Labour
Signed on 23 February 2009
Ochil and South Perthshire
Bayley, Hugh
Labour
Signed on 29 January 2009
City of York
Breed, Mr Colin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 January 2009
South East Cornwall
Brooke, Annette
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 January 2009
Mid Dorset and North Poole
Bruce, Malcolm
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 March 2009
Gordon
Burgon, Colin
Labour
Signed on 27 January 2009
Elmet
Burstow, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 February 2009
Sutton and Cheam
Campbell, Mr Gregory
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 27 January 2009
East Londonderry
Campbell, Sir Menzies
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 February 2009
North East Fife
Carmichael, Mr Alistair
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 February 2009
Orkney and Shetland
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 27 January 2009
Gower
Chaytor, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 3 February 2009
Bury North
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 2 February 2009
Leyton and Wanstead
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2009
Islington North
Cousins, Jim
Labour
Signed on 3 March 2009
Newcastle upon Tyne Central
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 9 February 2009
Bolton North East
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2009
Keighley
Davidson, Mr Ian
Labour
Signed on 23 February 2009
Glasgow South West
Davies, Dai
Independent
Signed on 28 January 2009
Blaenau Gwent
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 28 January 2009
Burton
Dismore, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 27 January 2009
Hendon
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 28 January 2009
Heywood and Middleton
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 29 January 2009
Stroud
Durkan, Mark
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 27 January 2009
Foyle
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 4 February 2009
Sunderland North
Foster, Mr Don
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 February 2009
Bath
Gerrard, Mr Neil
Labour
Signed on 2 February 2009
Walthamstow
Gray, Mr James
Conservative
Signed on 27 January 2009
North Wiltshire
Hamilton, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 11 February 2009
Midlothian
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 January 2009
Portsmouth South
Harris, Dr Evan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 March 2009
Oxford West and Abingdon
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 29 January 2009
North Devon
Heyes, David
Labour
Signed on 2 February 2009
Ashton-under-Lyne
Hoyle, Mr Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 27 January 2009
Chorley
Hughes, Simon
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 February 2009
North Southwark and Bermondsey
Huhne, Chris
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 March 2009
Eastleigh
Humble, Mrs Joan
Labour
Signed on 23 February 2009
Blackpool North and Fleetwood
Hunter, Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 January 2009
Cheadle
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 24 February 2009
Tamworth
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 27 January 2009
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Lazarowicz, Mark
Labour
Signed on 23 February 2009
Edinburgh North and Leith
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 January 2009
Manchester, Withington
Lepper, David
Labour
Signed on 23 February 2009
Brighton, Pavilion
Mallaber, Judy
Labour
Signed on 23 February 2009
Amber Valley
Marsden, Mr Gordon
Labour
Signed on 28 January 2009
Blackpool South
Mason, John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 3 February 2009
Glasgow East
McCrea, Rev Dr William
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 28 January 2009
South Antrim
McDonagh, Siobhain
Labour
Signed on 20 March 2009
Mitcham and Morden
McDonnell, Dr Alasdair
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 11 February 2009
Belfast South
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 27 January 2009
Hayes and Harlington
Moffat, Anne
Labour
Signed on 23 February 2009
East Lothian
Moffatt, Laura
Labour
Signed on 23 February 2009
Crawley
Moore, Mr Michael
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 February 2009
Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk
Morgan, Julie
Labour
Signed on 23 February 2009
Cardiff North
Mulholland, Greg
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 February 2009
Leeds North West
Murphy, Mr Denis
Labour
Signed on 23 February 2009
Wansbeck
Osborne, Sandra
Labour
Signed on 10 February 2009
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock
Pope, Mr Greg
Labour
Signed on 10 February 2009
Hyndburn
Price, Adam
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 28 January 2009
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Pugh, Dr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 February 2009
Southport
Reed, Mr Andy
Labour
Signed on 5 March 2009
Loughborough
Riordan, Mrs Linda
Labour
Signed on 29 April 2009
Halifax
Sanders, Mr Adrian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 January 2009
Torbay
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 27 January 2009
Nottingham South
Stunell, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 February 2009
Hazel Grove
Swinson, Jo
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 February 2009
East Dunbartonshire
Taylor, David
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2009
North West Leicestershire
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 4 February 2009
Finchley and Golders Green
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 4 February 2009
Conwy
Williams, Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 February 2009
Ceredigion
Williams, Mr Roger
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 February 2009
Brecon and Radnorshire
Williams, Stephen
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 January 2009
Bristol West
Willott, Jenny
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 January 2009
Cardiff Central
Younger-Ross, Richard
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 February 2009
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.

After a motion has been tabled, other Members can table amendments to it. Amendments to this motion are shown below.

FAIRTRADE FORTNIGHT CAMPAIGN (Amendment 1)
leave out from `campaign' to end and add `and to commence negotiations to withdraw from the European Union Common Agricultural Policy, which stands in the way of fair trade.'.
Independent, Castle Point
2
signatures
EDM 549A1: tabled on 26 January 2009