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Stockport Fairtrade Group

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1560: tabled on 01 March 2021

Tabled in the 2019-21 session.

This motion has been signed by 16 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House celebrates the current Fairtrade Fortnight and acknowledges Stockport’s position as a Fairtrade borough since 2003; recognises the contribution of Stockport Fairtrade Group and its volunteers in raising awareness of the importance of purchasing Fairtrade products and supporting disadvantaged farmers and workers in countries to help prevent exploitation and poverty and to become more resilient to climate change and improve sustainability; further recognises the work of Stockport Fairtrade Group alongside Unison Stockport branch in delivering the annual Stockport Fairtrade Christmas Fair; notes that Group's educational efforts in Fairtrade Schools across Greater Manchester; further notes that Group's achievement of being made the Fairtrade Foundation’s community group of the month in 2019; and pays tribute to all volunteers at Stockport Fairtrade Group who have worked so hard in the past 18 years to raise awareness of ethical products.