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Growing Food In Cities And Cityharvest

EDM number 127 in 1997-98, proposed by Martyn Jones on 17/06/1997.

That this House welcomes the new CityHarvest project which aims to encourage people to grow more food, following on from last year's publication of the excellent report Growing Food in Cities jointly by SAFE Alliance and the National Food Alliance, which highlights the multiple benefits of urban food growing, demonstrating through examples that such activities can and do lead to community interaction, employment and training opportunities, enhanced education for children, a greener environment, improved public health and sustainable urban regeneration; supports the central recommendation of the report, that policy makers at all levels should be required to integrated into their work the promotion and support of urban food growing; and wishes CityHarvest every succes.

This motion has been signed by a total of 35 MPs, 1 of these signatures have been withdrawn.

Martyn Jones17/06/1997Clwyd SouthLabourProposed
Ken Livingstone18/06/1997Brent EastLabourSigned
Jean Corston18/06/1997Bristol EastLabourSigned
John Austin18/06/1997Erith & ThamesmeadLabourSigned
Paul Tyler18/06/1997North CornwallLiberal DemocratSigned
Colin Pickthall19/06/1997West LancashireLabourSigned
Phil Hope19/06/1997CorbyLabour Co-operativeSigned
Lynne Jones19/06/1997Birmingham, Selly OakLabourSigned
Bill Etherington19/06/1997Sunderland NorthLabourSigned
Maria Fyfe19/06/1997Glasgow, MaryhillLabourSigned
Diane Abbott19/06/1997Hackney North & Stoke NewingtonLabourSigned
Dafydd Wigley23/06/1997CaernarfonPlaid CymruSigned
Simon Hughes24/06/1997North Southwark & BermondseyLiberal DemocratSigned
Jeremy Corbyn25/06/1997Islington NorthLabourSigned
Audrey Wise25/06/1997PrestonLabourSigned
Andrew Stunell25/06/1997Hazel GroveLiberal DemocratSigned
Colin Burgon25/06/1997ElmetLabourSigned
Bill Michie25/06/1997Sheffield, HeeleyLabourSigned
Rachel Squire25/06/1997Dunfermline WestLabourSigned
Eric Clarke25/06/1997MidlothianLabourSigned
Nigel Jones26/06/1997CheltenhamLiberal DemocratSigned
David Lepper26/06/1997Brighton, PavilionLabour Co-operativeSigned
Anne Campbell01/07/1997CambridgeLabourSigned
Harold Best03/07/1997Leeds North WestLabourSigned
Clive Soley04/07/1997Ealing, Acton and Shepherd's BushLabourSigned
John McDonnell08/07/1997Hayes & HarlingtonLabourSigned
David Drew10/07/1997StroudLabour Co-operativeSigned
Chris Ruane24/07/1997Vale of ClwydLabourSigned
Dennis Turner29/07/1997Wolverhampton South EastLabour Co-operativeSigned
Alan Simpson30/07/1997Nottingham SouthLabourSigned
Tony McWalter24/11/1997Hemel HempsteadLabour Co-operativeSigned
Jim Dobbin27/11/1997Heywood & MiddletonLabour Co-operativeSigned
Robert Wareing27/11/1997Liverpool, West DerbyLabourSigned
Richard Allan19/12/1997Sheffield, HallamLiberal DemocratSigned
Alan MealeUnknownWithdrawn

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