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500th FAIRTRADE TOWN

EDM (Early Day Motion) 848: tabled on 18 October 2010

Tabled in the 2010-12 session.

This motion has been signed by 85 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 the Fairtrade towns for their commitment to fair and ethical trade; thanks local supporters, activists and decision-makers across the country for their hard work and dedication in making the Fairtrade town movement a success; anticipates the 500th Fairtrade town to be named in the autumn of 2010; recognises the important role Fairtrade towns have played in helping consumers recognise their potential to act to improve the lives of the poorest producers in the world; acknowledges Britain as a world leader in the Fairtrade town movement, with more than half of the Fairtrade towns in the world; and reaffirms the House's commitment to supporting the continued growth of fair and ethical trade in the UK.

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.

Aldous, Peter
Conservative
Signed on 22 October 2010
Waveney
Baldry, Tony
Conservative
Signed on 28 October 2010
Banbury
Begg, Dame Anne
Labour
Signed on 20 October 2010
Aberdeen South
Beith, Sir Alan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 October 2010
Berwick-upon-Tweed
Blomfield, Paul
Labour
Signed on 20 October 2010
Sheffield Central
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 20 October 2010
Worthing West
Brady, Mr Graham
Conservative
Signed on 25 October 2010
Altrincham and Sale West
Brake, Tom
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 October 2010
Carshalton and Wallington
Brennan, Kevin
Labour
Signed on 2 November 2010
Cardiff West
Brooke, Annette
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 October 2010
Mid Dorset and North Poole
Bruce, Fiona
Conservative
Signed on 20 October 2010
Congleton
Bruce, Malcolm
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 November 2010
Gordon
Campbell, Mr Gregory
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 19 October 2010
East Londonderry
Campbell, Sir Menzies
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 4 November 2010
North East Fife
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 20 October 2010
Blyth Valley
Caton, Martin
Labour
Signed on 19 October 2010
Gower
Connarty, Michael
Labour
Signed on 25 October 2010
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Cooper, Rosie
Labour
Signed on 2 December 2010
West Lancashire
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 19 October 2010
Islington North
Creasy, Stella
Labour
Signed on 23 November 2010
Walthamstow
Crockart, Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 November 2010
Edinburgh West
Cryer, John
Labour
Signed on 25 October 2010
Leyton and Wanstead
Danczuk, Simon
Labour
Signed on 26 October 2010
Rochdale
Davidson, Mr Ian
Labour
Signed on 25 October 2010
Glasgow South West
Davies, Philip
Conservative
Signed on 22 October 2010
Shipley
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 21 October 2010
Heywood and Middleton
Durkan, Mark
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 18 October 2010
Foyle
Esterson, Bill
Labour
Signed on 3 November 2010
Sefton Central
Farron, Tim
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 October 2010
Westmorland and Lonsdale
Gapes, Mike
Labour
Signed on 19 October 2010
Ilford South
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 October 2010
St Ives
Gilbert, Stephen
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 October 2010
St Austell and Newquay
Glindon, Mrs Mary
Labour
Signed on 27 October 2010
North Tyneside
Green, Kate
Labour
Signed on 26 October 2010
Stretford and Urmston
Halfon, Robert
Conservative
Signed on 21 October 2010
Harlow
Hames, Duncan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 November 2010
Chippenham
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 October 2010
Portsmouth South
Heald, Mr Oliver
Conservative
Signed on 2 November 2010
North East Hertfordshire
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 22 October 2010
Luton North
Horwood, Martin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 November 2010
Cheltenham
Hosie, Stewart
Scottish National Party
Signed on 25 November 2010
Dundee East
Hughes, Simon
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 December 2010
Bermondsey and Old Southwark
Hunt, Tristram
Labour
Signed on 22 October 2010
Stoke-on-Trent Central
Lazarowicz, Mark
Labour
Signed on 22 October 2010
Edinburgh North and Leith
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 October 2010
Manchester, Withington
Lloyd, Stephen
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 October 2010
Eastbourne
Lloyd, Tony
Labour
Signed on 21 January 2011
Manchester Central
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 20 October 2010
Dwyfor Meirionnydd
Long, Naomi
Alliance
Signed on 20 October 2010
Belfast East
Lucas, Caroline
Green Party
Signed on 21 October 2010
Brighton, Pavilion
Mann, John
Labour
Signed on 28 October 2010
Bassetlaw
McCrea, Dr William
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 20 October 2010
South Antrim
McDonnell, Dr Alasdair
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 10 November 2010
Belfast South
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 25 October 2010
Hayes and Harlington
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 19 October 2010
Mansfield
Morden, Jessica
Labour
Signed on 1 November 2010
Newport East
Morrice, Graeme
Labour
Signed on 20 October 2010
Livingston
Morris, Grahame M.
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2010
Easington
Mulholland, Greg
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 November 2010
Leeds North West
Pugh, Dr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 October 2010
Southport
Riordan, Mrs Linda
Labour
Signed on 24 November 2010
Halifax
Rotheram, Steve
Labour
Signed on 21 October 2010
Liverpool, Walton
Roy, Mr Frank
Labour
Signed on 1 February 2011
Motherwell and Wishaw
Roy, Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 16 November 2010
Glenrothes
Ruane, Chris
Labour
Signed on 20 October 2010
Vale of Clwyd
Ruddock, Joan
Labour
Signed on 26 October 2010
Lewisham, Deptford
Sanders, Mr Adrian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 October 2010
Torbay
Sharma, Mr Virendra
Labour
Signed on 21 October 2010
Ealing, Southall
Sheridan, Jim
Labour
Signed on 19 October 2010
Paisley and Renfrewshire North
Vaz, Valerie
Labour
Signed on 25 October 2010
Walsall South
Vickers, Martin
Conservative
Signed on 22 October 2010
Cleethorpes
Wallace, Mr Ben
Conservative
Signed on 1 November 2010
Wyre and Preston North
Walley, Joan
Labour
Signed on 22 October 2010
Stoke-on-Trent North
Walter, Mr Robert
Conservative
Signed on 21 October 2010
North Dorset
Williams, Mr Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 October 2010
Ceredigion
Williams, Stephen
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 October 2010
Bristol West
Wood, Mike
Labour
Signed on 1 November 2010
Batley and Spen
Wright, Mr Iain
Labour
Signed on 3 November 2010
Hartlepool

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.