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SUSTAINABLE SUPPORT FOR FARMERS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 121: tabled on 19 November 2009

Tabled in the 2009-10 session.

This motion has been signed by 62 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 calls for procurement policies on the purchasing of food supplied by local farmers to supply the supermarkets and shops in their local area; recognises the quality of locally grown and reared produce by local farmers; further calls for efforts to ensure less environmental damage by reducing the number of food miles; further calls for the creation of sustainable communities by bringing together farmers and buyers; and further calls for the establishment of local farm co-operatives to help build relationships between food outlets and their neighbourhood farmers.

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 8 February 2010
Hackney North and Stoke Newington
Alexander, Danny
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 December 2009
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
Anderson, Janet
Labour
Signed on 26 November 2009
Rossendale and Darwen
Atkins, Charlotte
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2009
Staffordshire Moorlands
Austin, John
Labour
Signed on 1 December 2009
Erith and Thamesmead
Baker, Norman
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 December 2009
Lewes
Borrow, Mr David S.
Labour
Signed on 26 November 2009
South Ribble
Burgon, Colin
Labour
Signed on 26 November 2009
Elmet
Campbell, Mr Gregory
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 24 November 2009
East Londonderry
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 26 November 2009
Gower
Cawsey, Mr Ian
Labour
Signed on 8 December 2009
Brigg and Goole
Chaytor, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 3 February 2010
Bury North
Clark, Ms Katy
Labour
Signed on 30 March 2010
North Ayrshire and Arran
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 26 November 2009
Keighley
Davies, Dai
Independent
Signed on 25 November 2009
Blaenau Gwent
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 25 November 2009
Burton
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 25 November 2009
Stroud
Durkan, Mark
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 24 November 2009
Foyle
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 30 November 2009
Sunderland North
Goldsworthy, Julia
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 December 2009
Falmouth and Camborne
Gray, Mr James
Conservative
Signed on 25 November 2009
North Wiltshire
Hamilton, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 30 November 2009
Midlothian
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 November 2009
Portsmouth South
Harris, Dr Evan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 December 2009
Oxford West and Abingdon
Hemming, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 November 2009
Birmingham, Yardley
Hermon, Lady Sylvia
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 1 December 2009
North Down
Hoey, Kate
Labour
Signed on 25 November 2009
Vauxhall
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 5 January 2010
Luton North
Hughes, Simon
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 December 2009
North Southwark and Bermondsey
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 7 December 2009
Barnsley Central
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 26 November 2009
Tamworth
Kramer, Susan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 December 2009
Richmond Park
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 November 2009
Manchester, Withington
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 26 November 2009
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
Maclean, David
Conservative
Signed on 7 December 2009
Penrith and The Border
McCafferty, Chris
Labour
Signed on 26 November 2009
Calder Valley
McCrea, Rev Dr William
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 25 November 2009
South Antrim
McDonnell, Dr Alasdair
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 14 December 2009
Belfast South
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 24 November 2009
Hayes and Harlington
McGrady, Mr Eddie
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 18 January 2010
South Down
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 24 November 2009
Mansfield
Owen, Albert
Labour
Signed on 26 November 2009
Ynys Môn
Price, Adam
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 9 December 2009
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Reed, Mr Andy
Labour
Signed on 7 January 2010
Loughborough
Rennie, Willie
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 December 2009
Dunfermline and West Fife
Rogerson, Dan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 December 2009
North Cornwall
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 25 November 2009
Nottingham South
Simpson, David
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 25 November 2009
Upper Bann
Stunell, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 December 2009
Hazel Grove
Taylor, Matthew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 December 2009
Truro and St Austell
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 26 November 2009
Finchley and Golders Green
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 26 November 2009
Conwy
Williams, Hywel
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 24 November 2009
Caernarfon
Winterton, Sir Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 24 November 2009
Macclesfield
Younger-Ross, Richard
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 November 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.