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FAIRTRADE AND CHOCOLATE

EDM (Early Day Motion) 2280: tabled on 08 April 2019

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 42 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House notes that the global chocolate industry is worth in excess of £99 billion, with the average UK citizen consuming 8.4 kilograms of chocolate in 2017; recognises the ongoing plight of many in the global chocolate supply chain which has led to farmers in places like Ivory Coast and Ghana being underpaid and exploited for their substantial efforts; supports the Fairtrade Foundation in their petition calling for an end to exploitation in the chocolate supply chain; and calls on the Government to provide a global lead on this issue and target aid in a way which supports farmers involved in the cocoa industry to achieve a living income.

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.

Grady, Patrick
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 April 2019
Glasgow North
Vaz, Keith
Labour
Signed on 9 April 2019
Leicester East
Gethins, Stephen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 April 2019
North East Fife
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 April 2019
Glasgow South West
Hermon, Lady
Independent
Signed on 9 April 2019
North Down
Hopkins, Kelvin
Independent
Signed on 10 April 2019
Luton North
Russell-Moyle, Lloyd
Labour
Signed on 10 April 2019
Brighton, Kemptown
Jardine, Christine
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 April 2019
Edinburgh West
Saville Roberts, Liz
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 10 April 2019
Dwyfor Meirionnydd
Sobel, Alex
Labour
Signed on 10 April 2019
Leeds North West
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 10 April 2019
Coventry South
Snell, Gareth
Labour
Signed on 11 April 2019
Stoke-on-Trent Central
Walker, Thelma
Labour
Signed on 11 April 2019
Colne Valley
George, Ruth
Labour
Signed on 12 April 2019
High Peak
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 12 April 2019
Birmingham, Hall Green
Green, Kate
Labour
Signed on 18 April 2019
Stretford and Urmston
Hill, Mike
Labour
Signed on 23 April 2019
Hartlepool
Law, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 23 April 2019
Dundee West
Lucas, Caroline
Green Party
Signed on 25 April 2019
Brighton, Pavilion
Buck, Ms Karen
Labour
Signed on 26 April 2019
Westminster North
Smith, Owen
Labour
Signed on 29 April 2019
Pontypridd
Brown, Alan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 29 April 2019
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
Hendry, Drew
Scottish National Party
Signed on 30 April 2019
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
Crausby, Sir David
Labour
Signed on 8 May 2019
Bolton North East
Stone, Jamie
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 May 2019
Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross
Pearce, Teresa
Labour
Signed on 17 May 2019
Erith and Thamesmead
Murray, Ian
Labour
Signed on 21 May 2019
Edinburgh South
MacNeil, Angus Brendan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 22 May 2019
Na h-Eileanan an Iar
Cooper, Rosie
Labour
Signed on 31 May 2019
West Lancashire
Hoey, Kate
Labour
Signed on 4 June 2019
Vauxhall
Barron, Sir Kevin
Labour
Signed on 5 June 2019
Rother Valley
Sharma, Mr Virendra
Labour
Signed on 16 August 2019
Ealing, Southall
Wilson, Sammy
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 3 September 2019
East Antrim
Twigg, Stephen
Labour
Signed on 3 September 2019
Liverpool, West Derby
Thomas, Gareth
Labour
Signed on 3 September 2019
Harrow West
Little Pengelly, Emma
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 30 September 2019
Belfast South

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.