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TAKEOVER OF CADBURY

EDM (Early Day Motion) 679: tabled on 20 January 2010

Tabled in the 2009-10 session.

This motion has been signed by 41 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 notes with deep concern the decision by the board of Cadbury to recommend the bid for the company by Kraft; further notes Kraft's heavily indebted position; fears that the takeover may result in plant closures and job losses; and urges the Government to examine takeover legislation with the greatest urgency with a view to providing some degree of security against predatory takeovers.

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.

Battle, John
Labour
Signed on 21 January 2010
Leeds West
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2010
Gower
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 21 January 2010
Islington North
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 2 February 2010
Bolton North East
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2010
Keighley
Cummings, John
Labour
Signed on 27 January 2010
Easington
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 25 January 2010
Coventry South
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2010
Burton
Galloway, Mr George
Respect
Signed on 28 January 2010
Bethnal Green and Bow
Hamilton, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 8 February 2010
Midlothian
Hamilton, Fabian
Labour
Signed on 1 February 2010
Leeds North East
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 January 2010
Portsmouth South
Hemming, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 January 2010
Birmingham, Yardley
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 3 February 2010
Luton North
Hoyle, Mr Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 21 January 2010
Chorley
Hunter, Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 January 2010
Cheadle
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 27 January 2010
Barnsley Central
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 21 January 2010
Tamworth
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 January 2010
Manchester, Withington
Lepper, David
Labour
Signed on 25 January 2010
Brighton, Pavilion
Mason, John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 28 January 2010
Glasgow East
McCafferty, Chris
Labour
Signed on 4 February 2010
Calder Valley
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 21 January 2010
Mansfield
Olner, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 22 February 2010
Nuneaton
Pelling, Mr Andrew
Independent
Signed on 10 March 2010
Croydon Central
Pound, Stephen
Labour
Signed on 1 February 2010
Ealing North
Prentice, Mr Gordon
Labour
Signed on 21 January 2010
Pendle
Pugh, Dr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 January 2010
Southport
Shepherd, Mr Richard
Conservative
Signed on 25 January 2010
Aldridge-Brownhills
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2010
Nottingham South
Spink, Bob
Independent
Signed on 25 January 2010
Castle Point
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 28 January 2010
Finchley and Golders Green
Wareing, Mr Robert N.
Independent
Signed on 25 January 2010
Liverpool, West Derby
Winnick, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 25 January 2010
Walsall North
Younger-Ross, Richard
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 February 2010
Teignbridge

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.