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LOCAL SUPPORT FOR FAIRTRADE

EDM (Early Day Motion) 784: tabled on 26 November 2015

Tabled in the 2015-16 session.

This motion has been signed by 45 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 recognises the important role that Fairtrade towns have played in improving the lives of the poorest producers in the world; commends the work of campaigners and businesses in the UK in maintaining ethical business practices pertaining to the Fairtrade movement; notes with pride that Scotland gained Fairtrade Nation status in 2013; is steadfast in continuing to promote successes at a local level, such as Dumfries becoming a Fairtrade town in 2012; urges communities across Scotland and the rest of the UK to continue working towards helping producers get a fair deal for their goods; further urges consumers to show preference when they see the Fairtrade logo; and acknowledges the success of Fairtrade Day 2015 in Dumfries.

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.

Ahmed-Sheikh, Ms Tasmina
Scottish National Party
Signed on 30 November 2015
Ochil and South Perthshire
Bardell, Hannah
Scottish National Party
Signed on 3 December 2015
Livingston
Black, Mhairi
Scottish National Party
Signed on 26 November 2015
Paisley and Renfrewshire South
Blackford, Ian
Scottish National Party
Signed on 1 December 2015
Ross, Skye and Lochaber
Brock, Deidre
Scottish National Party
Signed on 26 November 2015
Edinburgh North and Leith
Brown, Alan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 26 November 2015
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
Bruce, Fiona
Conservative
Signed on 2 December 2015
Congleton
Cameron, Dr Lisa
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 December 2015
East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow
Cherry, Joanna
Scottish National Party
Signed on 26 November 2015
Edinburgh South West
Cowan, Ronnie
Scottish National Party
Signed on 26 November 2015
Inverclyde
Crawley, Angela
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 May 2016
Lanark and Hamilton East
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 8 December 2015
Coventry South
Day, Martyn
Scottish National Party
Signed on 26 November 2015
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Edwards, Jonathan
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 30 November 2015
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Ferrier, Margaret
Scottish National Party
Signed on 26 November 2015
Rutherglen and Hamilton West
Gethins, Stephen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 December 2015
North East Fife
Grady, Patrick
Scottish National Party
Signed on 1 December 2015
Glasgow North
Grant, Peter
Scottish National Party
Signed on 26 November 2015
Glenrothes
Gray, Neil
Scottish National Party
Signed on 26 November 2015
Airdrie and Shotts
Hendry, Drew
Scottish National Party
Signed on 26 November 2015
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
Kerevan, George
Scottish National Party
Signed on 26 November 2015
East Lothian
Law, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 26 November 2015
Dundee West
MacNeil, Angus Brendan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 3 December 2015
Na h-Eileanan an Iar
McDonnell, Dr Alasdair
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 2 December 2015
Belfast South
McNally, John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 2 December 2015
Falkirk
Meale, Sir Alan
Labour
Signed on 30 November 2015
Mansfield
Monaghan, Carol
Scottish National Party
Signed on 26 November 2015
Glasgow North West
Monaghan, Dr Paul
Scottish National Party
Signed on 26 November 2015
Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross
Mullin, Roger
Scottish National Party
Signed on 26 November 2015
Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath
Nicolson, John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 26 November 2015
East Dunbartonshire
Oswald, Kirsten
Scottish National Party
Signed on 26 November 2015
East Renfrewshire
Robinson, Gavin
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 2 December 2015
Belfast East
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 30 November 2015
Strangford
Simpson, David
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 1 December 2015
Upper Bann
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 30 November 2015
Glasgow South West
Thewliss, Alison
Scottish National Party
Signed on 30 November 2015
Glasgow Central
Vaz, Keith
Labour
Signed on 30 November 2015
Leicester East
Weir, Mike
Scottish National Party
Signed on 1 December 2015
Angus
Wilson, Corri
Scottish National Party
Signed on 3 December 2015
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.