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FAIRTRADE FORTNIGHT 2010

EDM (Early Day Motion) 840: tabled on 09 February 2010

Tabled in the 2009-10 session.

This motion has been signed by 83 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 welcomes Fairtrade Fortnight from 22 February to 7 March 2010 and this year's Big Swap theme; commends the work of schools, churches and community groups across the country in promoting Fairtrade Fortnight; congratulates progress made by the Fairtrade Foundation in the UK with sales of Fairtrade products reaching £712 million in 2008; notes recent progress in bringing Fairtrade into the mainstream with significant brand names, including KitKat, Dairy Milk, Tate and Lyle, Sainsburys and the Co-op, now exclusively sourcing Fairtrade-certified chocolate, sugar, tea and coffee; and calls on all relevant UK businesses to follow the example of these industry leaders, and to procure relevant goods from Fairtrade-certified sources.

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.

Austin, John
Labour
Signed on 10 February 2010
Erith and Thamesmead
Borrow, Mr David S.
Labour
Signed on 24 February 2010
South Ribble
Breed, Mr Colin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 February 2010
South East Cornwall
Brooke, Annette
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 March 2010
Mid Dorset and North Poole
Brown, Mr Russell
Labour
Signed on 4 March 2010
Dumfries and Galloway
Burden, Richard
Labour
Signed on 16 March 2010
Birmingham, Northfield
Burt, Lorely
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 February 2010
Solihull
Campbell, Mr Gregory
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 10 February 2010
East Londonderry
Carmichael, Mr Alistair
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 February 2010
Orkney and Shetland
Cash, Mr William
Conservative
Signed on 23 February 2010
Stone
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 10 February 2010
Gower
Clapham, Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 29 March 2010
Barnsley West and Penistone
Clelland, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 4 March 2010
Tyne Bridge
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 24 February 2010
Leyton and Wanstead
Connarty, Michael
Labour
Signed on 22 February 2010
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 10 February 2010
Islington North
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 22 February 2010
Coventry South
Davey, Mr Edward
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 4 March 2010
Kingston and Surbiton
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 24 February 2010
Burton
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 10 February 2010
Heywood and Middleton
Donaldson, Jeffrey M.
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 4 March 2010
Lagan Valley
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 10 February 2010
Stroud
Durkan, Mark
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 9 February 2010
Foyle
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 3 March 2010
Sunderland North
Farron, Tim
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 February 2010
Westmorland and Lonsdale
Flello, Mr Robert
Labour
Signed on 24 February 2010
Stoke-on-Trent South
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 23 February 2010
Newport West
Francis, Dr Hywel
Labour
Signed on 24 February 2010
Aberavon
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 March 2010
St Ives
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 8 March 2010
Birmingham, Sparkbrook and Small Heath
Goldsworthy, Julia
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 March 2010
Falmouth and Camborne
Gray, Mr James
Conservative
Signed on 10 February 2010
North Wiltshire
Hamilton, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 24 February 2010
Midlothian
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 February 2010
Portsmouth South
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 February 2010
North Devon
Hepburn, Mr Stephen
Labour
Signed on 23 February 2010
Jarrow
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 23 February 2010
Luton North
Howells, Dr Kim
Labour
Signed on 23 February 2010
Pontypridd
Hoyle, Mr Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 22 February 2010
Chorley
Huhne, Chris
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 February 2010
Eastleigh
Hunter, Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 February 2010
Cheadle
Iddon, Dr Brian
Labour
Signed on 22 February 2010
Bolton South East
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 10 February 2010
Barnsley Central
Jackson, Glenda
Labour
Signed on 22 February 2010
Hampstead and Highgate
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 25 February 2010
Tamworth
Keetch, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 February 2010
Hereford
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 February 2010
Manchester, Withington
MacNeil, Mr Angus
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 March 2010
Na h-Eileanan an Iar
Mann, John
Labour
Signed on 30 March 2010
Bassetlaw
Marsden, Mr Gordon
Labour
Signed on 22 February 2010
Blackpool South
Mason, John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 22 February 2010
Glasgow East
McCafferty, Chris
Labour
Signed on 24 February 2010
Calder Valley
McCrea, Rev Dr William
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 10 February 2010
South Antrim
McDonnell, Dr Alasdair
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 3 March 2010
Belfast South
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 24 February 2010
Hayes and Harlington
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 22 February 2010
Mansfield
Moffatt, Laura
Labour
Signed on 24 February 2010
Crawley
Murphy, Mr Denis
Labour
Signed on 1 March 2010
Wansbeck
Naysmith, Dr Doug
Labour
Signed on 12 March 2010
Bristol North West
Riordan, Mrs Linda
Labour
Signed on 3 March 2010
Halifax
Rowen, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 4 March 2010
Rochdale
Roy, Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 10 February 2010
Glenrothes
Russell, Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 February 2010
Colchester
Sheridan, Jim
Labour
Signed on 25 February 2010
Paisley and Renfrewshire North
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 23 February 2010
Nottingham South
Spink, Bob
Independent
Signed on 9 February 2010
Castle Point
Stunell, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 February 2010
Hazel Grove
Ussher, Kitty
Labour
Signed on 23 February 2010
Burnley
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 22 February 2010
Finchley and Golders Green
Wallace, Mr Ben
Conservative
Signed on 29 March 2010
Lancaster and Wyre
Walley, Joan
Labour
Signed on 24 February 2010
Stoke-on-Trent North
Weir, Mr Mike
Scottish National Party
Signed on 4 March 2010
Angus
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 10 February 2010
Conwy
Williams, Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 February 2010
Ceredigion
Williams, Stephen
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 February 2010
Bristol West
Wishart, Pete
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 March 2010
Perth and North Perthshire
Wyatt, Derek
Labour
Signed on 10 February 2010
Sittingbourne and Sheppey

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.