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Mandatory reporting on plastic packaging

EDM (Early Day Motion) 925: tabled on 24 September 2020

Tabled in the 2019-21 session.

This motion has been signed by 44 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House notes that UK supermarkets use some 114 billion pieces of throwaway plastic packaging each year; recognises that this equates to 653,000 tonnes of plastic waste, the equivalent of almost 3,000 747 jumbo jets; further recognises that almost all of this waste will end up polluting the natural environment; is concerned that many leading supermarkets in the UK fail to provide detailed data on the amount of plastic they use; believes that transparent reporting on plastic use is critical to reducing plastic waste; notes that existing pacts and pledges have failed to have a significant impact on the amount of plastic polluting the environment; backs campaign group A Plastic Planet’s calls for UK supermarkets to transparently report their plastic use; and calls on the Government to introduce mandatory annual reporting on plastic packaging use by UK supermarkets alongside targets to reduce it.

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.

Lucas, Caroline
Green Party
Signed on 25 September 2020
Brighton, Pavilion
Doogan, Dave
Scottish National Party
Signed on 25 September 2020
Angus
Byrne, Ian
Labour
Signed on 25 September 2020
Liverpool, West Derby
Butler, Dawn
Labour
Signed on 25 September 2020
Brent Central
Eastwood, Colum
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 25 September 2020
Foyle
MacAskill, Kenny
Scottish National Party
Signed on 25 September 2020
East Lothian
Carmichael, Mr Alistair
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 September 2020
Orkney and Shetland
Day, Martyn
Scottish National Party
Signed on 25 September 2020
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Ali, Tahir
Labour
Signed on 28 September 2020
Birmingham, Hall Green
Webbe, Claudia
Labour
Signed on 28 September 2020
Leicester East
Dorans, Allan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 28 September 2020
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock
Cooper, Daisy
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 September 2020
St Albans
Long Bailey, Rebecca
Labour
Signed on 28 September 2020
Salford and Eccles
Penning, Sir Mike
Conservative
Signed on 28 September 2020
Hemel Hempstead
Edwards, Jonathan
Independent
Signed on 28 September 2020
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Brown, Alan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 28 September 2020
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 29 September 2020
Strangford
Olney, Sarah
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 29 September 2020
Richmond Park
Osborne, Kate
Labour
Signed on 29 September 2020
Jarrow
Lloyd, Tony
Labour
Signed on 29 September 2020
Rochdale
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 30 September 2020
Worthing West
Gardiner, Barry
Labour
Signed on 30 September 2020
Brent North
Duffield, Rosie
Labour
Signed on 30 September 2020
Canterbury
Begum, Apsana
Labour
Signed on 30 September 2020
Poplar and Limehouse
Lewis, Clive
Labour
Signed on 30 September 2020
Norwich South
Eagle, Ms Angela
Labour
Signed on 30 September 2020
Wallasey
Ribeiro-Addy, Bell
Labour
Signed on 30 September 2020
Streatham
Monaghan, Carol
Scottish National Party
Signed on 30 September 2020
Glasgow North West
Russell-Moyle, Lloyd
Labour
Signed on 30 September 2020
Brighton, Kemptown
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 30 September 2020
Hayes and Harlington
Cooper, Rosie
Labour
Signed on 1 October 2020
West Lancashire
Efford, Clive
Labour
Signed on 1 October 2020
Eltham
Jarvis, Dan
Labour
Signed on 1 October 2020
Barnsley Central
Whittome, Nadia
Labour
Signed on 1 October 2020
Nottingham East
Williams, Hywel
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 5 October 2020
Arfon
Lake, Ben
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 5 October 2020
Ceredigion
Blake, Olivia
Labour
Signed on 7 October 2020
Sheffield, Hallam
Girvan, Paul
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 7 October 2020
South Antrim

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.