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EDM (Early Day Motion) 168: tabled on 11 July 2017

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 29 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House notes the 300 redundancies announced at Nestlé factories in York, Fawdon, Halifax and Girvan; further notes the announcement that production of the Blue Riband will be transferred to Poland; acknowledges that Nestlé's operation is profitable achieving £21 billion in sales in the first three months of 2017, which was a 0.4 per cent increase over the same period in 2016; condemns the decision to cut jobs being taken by the company after reviewing a cost analysis which was kept private; urges the company to share this cost analysis and any other information which was a factor in the decision-making process, in the public domain as it is in the public interest; and calls on the Government to intervene and work with hon. Members, trade unions GMB and Unite and the company to avert these job losses now and prevent further job losses across Nestlé.

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.

These members had previously signed the motion, but have now withdrawn their support.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.