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CO-OP AND FAIR TRADE PRODUCTS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 2267: tabled on 10 November 2009

Tabled in the 2008-09 session.

This motion has been signed by 36 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 the importance of Fair Trade initiatives in the UK's efforts to assist the people and economies of developing countries; congratulates the Co-op for its pro-active policy in selling a wide variety of Fair Trade products; recognises that the Co-op has maintained an innovative approach to product development going far beyond traditional Fair Trade products such as tea, coffee, sugar, chocolate and bananas with special seasonal promotions such as Fair Trade Christmas puddings, mince pies and Easter eggs; pays tribute to the Co-op for taking a strong lead in the promotion and sale of Fair Trade products; and encourages other stores and supermarkets to follow this lead and expand the range of Fair Trade goods on sale.

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.

Anderson, Janet
Labour
Signed on 11 November 2009
Rossendale and Darwen
Atkins, Charlotte
Labour
Signed on 11 November 2009
Staffordshire Moorlands
Austin, John
Labour
Signed on 11 November 2009
Erith and Thamesmead
Borrow, Mr David S.
Labour
Signed on 11 November 2009
South Ribble
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 11 November 2009
Worthing West
Breed, Mr Colin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 November 2009
South East Cornwall
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 11 November 2009
Blyth Valley
Cawsey, Mr Ian
Labour
Signed on 11 November 2009
Brigg and Goole
Chaytor, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 11 November 2009
Bury North
Dismore, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 11 November 2009
Hendon
Hepburn, Mr Stephen
Labour
Signed on 11 November 2009
Jarrow
Holmes, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 November 2009
Chesterfield
Hughes, Simon
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 November 2009
North Southwark and Bermondsey
Humble, Mrs Joan
Labour
Signed on 11 November 2009
Blackpool North and Fleetwood
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 11 November 2009
Barnsley Central
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 11 November 2009
Tamworth
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 November 2009
Manchester, Withington
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 11 November 2009
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 11 November 2009
Hayes and Harlington
Riordan, Mrs Linda
Labour
Signed on 11 November 2009
Halifax
Robinson, Mrs Iris
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 11 November 2009
Strangford
Russell, Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 November 2009
Colchester
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 11 November 2009
Nottingham South
Stunell, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 November 2009
Hazel Grove
Turner, Dr Desmond
Labour
Signed on 11 November 2009
Brighton, Kemptown
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 11 November 2009
Finchley and Golders Green
Wareing, Mr Robert N.
Independent
Signed on 11 November 2009
Liverpool, West Derby
Weir, Mr Mike
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 November 2009
Angus
Williams, Stephen
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 November 2009
Bristol West
Willis, Mr Phil
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 November 2009
Harrogate and Knaresborough

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.

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

CO-OP AND FAIR TRADE PRODUCTS (Amendment 1)
after `products', insert `, but is nonetheless disappointed that the Co-op was not prepared to support the Competition Commission's recommendation that a supermarket ombudsman should be set up to protect suppliers from unfair trading practices of the larger supermarkets;'.
Liberal Democrat, St Ives
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EDM 2267A1: tabled on 11 November 2009