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SATURATED FATS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1221: tabled on 30 March 2009

Tabled in the 2008-09 session.

This motion has been signed by 53 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 congratulates Asda, Boots, The Co-operative Group, Iceland, Marks and Spencer, Sainsbury's, Tesco and Waitrose for their commitment to reducing the levels of saturated fat consumed in the UK; welcomes retailers proactively taking voluntary steps to reformulate existing foodstuffs, introduce lower fat alternatives of popular products, use labelling to inform consumers of the levels of saturated fat in their food and use their understanding of consumer purchasing behaviour to raise awareness and develop long-lasting change; recognises that tackling the nation's obesity crisis requires a multi-faceted approach; and further welcomes members of the British Retail Consortium leading by example and playing their part.

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.

Baldry, Tony
Conservative
Signed on 31 March 2009
Banbury
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 31 March 2009
Worthing West
Campbell, Mr Gregory
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 31 March 2009
East Londonderry
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 1 April 2009
Blyth Valley
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 1 April 2009
Gower
Clapham, Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 24 April 2009
Barnsley West and Penistone
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 31 March 2009
Keighley
Cummings, John
Labour
Signed on 31 March 2009
Easington
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 1 April 2009
Burton
Devine, Jim
Labour
Signed on 20 April 2009
Livingston
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 2 April 2009
Stroud
Durkan, Mark
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 22 April 2009
Foyle
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 23 April 2009
Sunderland North
Gray, Mr James
Conservative
Signed on 20 April 2009
North Wiltshire
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 31 March 2009
Portsmouth South
Harris, Dr Evan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 May 2009
Oxford West and Abingdon
Hemming, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 April 2009
Birmingham, Yardley
Hermon, Lady Sylvia
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 1 April 2009
North Down
Howells, Dr Kim
Labour
Signed on 2 April 2009
Pontypridd
Hughes, Simon
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 30 April 2009
North Southwark and Bermondsey
Humble, Mrs Joan
Labour
Signed on 21 April 2009
Blackpool North and Fleetwood
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 22 April 2009
Barnsley Central
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 30 April 2009
Tamworth
Lazarowicz, Mark
Labour
Signed on 22 April 2009
Edinburgh North and Leith
Lepper, David
Labour
Signed on 1 April 2009
Brighton, Pavilion
Lewis, Dr Julian
Conservative
Signed on 30 April 2009
New Forest East
Loughton, Tim
Conservative
Signed on 1 April 2009
East Worthing and Shoreham
McCafferty, Chris
Labour
Signed on 22 April 2009
Calder Valley
McDonnell, Dr Alasdair
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 20 April 2009
Belfast South
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 22 April 2009
Hayes and Harlington
Rennie, Willie
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 May 2009
Dunfermline and West Fife
Riordan, Mrs Linda
Labour
Signed on 29 April 2009
Halifax
Roy, Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 23 April 2009
Glenrothes
Scott, Mr Lee
Conservative
Signed on 31 March 2009
Ilford North
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 6 May 2009
Nottingham South
Simpson, David
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 1 April 2009
Upper Bann
Swinson, Jo
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 July 2009
East Dunbartonshire
Taylor, David
Labour
Signed on 31 March 2009
North West Leicestershire
Tredinnick, David
Conservative
Signed on 23 April 2009
Bosworth
Truswell, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 31 March 2009
Pudsey
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 22 April 2009
Finchley and Golders Green
Walter, Mr Robert
Conservative
Signed on 2 April 2009
North Dorset
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 20 April 2009
Conwy
Williams, Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 April 2009
Ceredigion
Williams, Stephen
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 April 2009
Bristol West
Willis, Mr Phil
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 April 2009
Harrogate and Knaresborough

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.