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FAIRTRADE CERTIFICATION FOR CHOCOLATE PRODUCTS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1005: tabled on 09 March 2009

Tabled in the 2008-09 session.

This motion has been signed by 115 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 believes that the engagement of companies in Fairtrade initiatives is necessary to advance measures to improve the situation of food producers in developing countries; congratulates the Fairtrade Foundation on securing a commitment to Fairtrade certification for Cadbury Dairy Milk chocolate; notes the positive impact this will have on cocoa-farming communities in Ghana; welcomes the work of the Fairtrade Foundation in gaining the support of such an iconic and popular British brand; calls on the Government to do all it can to promote Fairtrade products; and urges other British companies to follow Cadbury's lead through its work on the Cadbury Cocoa Partnership and in working with the Fairtrade movement, and to promote the important role that Fairtrade plays in improving the lives of food producers around the world.

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.

Abbott, Ms Diane
Labour
Signed on 30 March 2009
Hackney North and Stoke Newington
Ainsworth, Mr Peter
Conservative
Signed on 20 March 2009
East Surrey
Alexander, Danny
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 March 2009
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
Anderson, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 25 March 2009
Blaydon
Austin, John
Labour
Signed on 1 June 2009
Erith and Thamesmead
Begg, Dame Anne
Labour
Signed on 16 March 2009
Aberdeen South
Brake, Tom
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 April 2009
Carshalton and Wallington
Breed, Mr Colin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 March 2009
South East Cornwall
Brooke, Annette
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 March 2009
Mid Dorset and North Poole
Brown, Mr Russell
Labour
Signed on 6 May 2009
Dumfries and Galloway
Burgon, Colin
Labour
Signed on 12 March 2009
Elmet
Burrowes, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 1 April 2009
Enfield, Southgate
Cairns, David
Labour
Signed on 18 March 2009
Inverclyde
Campbell, Mr Gregory
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 10 March 2009
East Londonderry
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 10 March 2009
Gower
Clark, Ms Katy
Labour
Signed on 19 March 2009
North Ayrshire and Arran
Clelland, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 10 March 2009
Tyne Bridge
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 23 March 2009
Leyton and Wanstead
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 10 March 2009
Islington North
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 13 March 2009
Bolton North East
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 10 March 2009
Keighley
Cummings, John
Labour
Signed on 10 March 2009
Easington
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 17 March 2009
Coventry South
Davey, Mr Edward
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 March 2009
Kingston and Surbiton
Davidson, Mr Ian
Labour
Signed on 11 March 2009
Glasgow South West
Davies, Dai
Independent
Signed on 10 March 2009
Blaenau Gwent
Davies, David T. C.
Conservative
Signed on 1 June 2009
Monmouth
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 10 March 2009
Burton
Devine, Jim
Labour
Signed on 17 March 2009
Livingston
Dismore, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 10 March 2009
Hendon
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 10 March 2009
Heywood and Middleton
Dodds, Mr Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 11 March 2009
Belfast North
Donaldson, Jeffrey M.
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 19 March 2009
Lagan Valley
Dowd, Jim
Labour
Signed on 30 March 2009
Lewisham West
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 10 March 2009
Stroud
Durkan, Mark
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 11 March 2009
Foyle
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 23 April 2009
Sunderland North
Farron, Tim
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 March 2009
Westmorland and Lonsdale
Francis, Dr Hywel
Labour
Signed on 18 March 2009
Aberavon
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 March 2009
St Ives
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 16 March 2009
Birmingham, Sparkbrook and Small Heath
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 March 2009
Portsmouth South
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 March 2009
North Devon
Hermon, Lady Sylvia
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 23 March 2009
North Down
Heyes, David
Labour
Signed on 23 March 2009
Ashton-under-Lyne
Holmes, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 March 2009
Chesterfield
Hood, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 23 March 2009
Lanark and Hamilton East
Howells, Dr Kim
Labour
Signed on 7 May 2009
Pontypridd
Humble, Mrs Joan
Labour
Signed on 10 March 2009
Blackpool North and Fleetwood
Hunter, Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 March 2009
Cheadle
Iddon, Dr Brian
Labour
Signed on 16 March 2009
Bolton South East
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 10 March 2009
Barnsley Central
Jackson, Glenda
Labour
Signed on 10 March 2009
Hampstead and Highgate
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 19 March 2009
Tamworth
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 10 March 2009
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Kelly, Ruth
Labour
Signed on 11 May 2009
Bolton West
Kennedy, Mr Charles
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 March 2009
Ross, Skye and Lochaber
Kramer, Susan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 March 2009
Richmond Park
Lamb, Norman
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 June 2009
North Norfolk
Lancaster, Mr Mark
Conservative
Signed on 12 June 2009
North East Milton Keynes
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 March 2009
Manchester, Withington
Lepper, David
Labour
Signed on 10 March 2009
Brighton, Pavilion
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 19 March 2009
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
Maclean, David
Conservative
Signed on 31 March 2009
Penrith and The Border
Marsden, Mr Gordon
Labour
Signed on 18 March 2009
Blackpool South
Mason, John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 16 March 2009
Glasgow East
May, Mrs Theresa
Conservative
Signed on 1 June 2009
Maidenhead
McCafferty, Chris
Labour
Signed on 17 March 2009
Calder Valley
McDonagh, Siobhain
Labour
Signed on 20 March 2009
Mitcham and Morden
Moffatt, Laura
Labour
Signed on 11 March 2009
Crawley
Murphy, Mr Denis
Labour
Signed on 1 April 2009
Wansbeck
O'Hara, Mr Edward
Labour
Signed on 16 March 2009
Knowsley South
Öpik, Lembit
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 March 2009
Montgomeryshire
Palmer, Dr Nick
Labour
Signed on 10 March 2009
Broxtowe
Pope, Mr Greg
Labour
Signed on 10 March 2009
Hyndburn
Pound, Stephen
Labour
Signed on 20 March 2009
Ealing North
Price, Adam
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 13 March 2009
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Prosser, Gwyn
Labour
Signed on 17 March 2009
Dover
Pugh, Dr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 March 2009
Southport
Rennie, Willie
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 March 2009
Dunfermline and West Fife
Riordan, Mrs Linda
Labour
Signed on 18 March 2009
Halifax
Robinson, Mrs Iris
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 19 March 2009
Strangford
Roy, Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 12 March 2009
Glenrothes
Russell, Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 March 2009
Colchester
Ryan, Joan
Labour
Signed on 24 March 2009
Enfield North
Sarwar, Mr Mohammad
Labour
Signed on 8 June 2009
Glasgow Central
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 12 March 2009
Nottingham South
Simpson, David
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 11 March 2009
Upper Bann
Singh, Mr Marsha
Labour
Signed on 11 March 2009
Bradford West
Southworth, Helen
Labour
Signed on 20 March 2009
Warrington South
Stunell, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 March 2009
Hazel Grove
Swire, Mr Hugo
Conservative
Signed on 20 April 2009
East Devon
Thurso, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 March 2009
Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross
Truswell, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 10 March 2009
Pudsey
Turner, Dr Desmond
Labour
Signed on 10 March 2009
Brighton, Kemptown
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 18 March 2009
Finchley and Golders Green
Wallace, Mr Ben
Conservative
Signed on 1 April 2009
Lancaster and Wyre
Walley, Joan
Labour
Signed on 11 March 2009
Stoke-on-Trent North
Watkinson, Angela
Conservative
Signed on 16 June 2009
Upminster
Weir, Mr Mike
Scottish National Party
Signed on 10 March 2009
Angus
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 16 March 2009
Conwy
Williams, Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 March 2009
Ceredigion
Williams, Stephen
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 March 2009
Bristol West
Willis, Mr Phil
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 March 2009
Harrogate and Knaresborough
Willott, Jenny
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 March 2009
Cardiff Central
Winterton, Ann
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 2009
Congleton
Winterton, Sir Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 24 March 2009
Macclesfield

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.