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Fairtrade Coffee Challenge

EDM number 153 in 1998-99, proposed by Stephen Twigg on 17/12/1998.

That this House congratulates the Fairtrade Foundation for its work in protecting the basic rights of overseas workers who are producing goods for sale in the United Kingdom; welcomes the Co-operative Bank's Fairtrade Coffee Challenge which ensures that all their employees have the chance to drink Fairtrade marked coffee and further welcomes the decision of many leading British companies to take up this challenge; urges United Kingdom vending companies and contract catering companies to offer Fairtrade marked coffees as part of their range and calls on leading food multinationals to include independently verified Fairtrade products in their range; congratulates the House of Commons Catering Committee's decision to supply Fairtrade coffee; and supports the work of the Secretary of State for International Development in promoting the issue of fair trade.

This motion has been signed by a total of 54 MPs, 1 of these signatures have been withdrawn.

Stephen Twigg17/12/1998Enfield, SouthgateLabourProposed
Gerry Steinberg12/01/1999Durham, City ofLabourSigned
Nick Palmer13/01/1999BroxtoweLabourSigned
Lindsay Hoyle13/01/1999ChorleyLabourSigned
Lynne Jones13/01/1999Birmingham, Selly OakLabourSigned
Ashok Kumar13/01/1999Middlesbrough South & East ClevelandLabourSigned
Lawrence Cunliffe13/01/1999LeighLabourSigned
Jim Dobbin13/01/1999Heywood & MiddletonLabour Co-operativeSigned
Maria Fyfe13/01/1999Glasgow, MaryhillLabourSigned
Norman Godman13/01/1999Greenock & InverclydeLabourSigned
Mike Hancock13/01/1999Portsmouth SouthLiberal DemocratSigned
Steve Webb13/01/1999NorthavonLiberal DemocratSigned
Christine Butler14/01/1999Castle PointLabourSigned
Paul Tyler14/01/1999North CornwallLiberal DemocratSigned
Harry Barnes14/01/1999North East DerbyshireLabourSigned
Jane Griffiths14/01/1999Reading EastLabourSigned
Martin Caton14/01/1999GowerLabourSigned
Eric Illsley14/01/1999Barnsley CentralLabourSigned
Dennis Skinner14/01/1999BolsoverLabourSigned
Valerie Davey18/01/1999Bristol WestLabourSigned
Michael Jabez Foster18/01/1999Hastings & RyeLabourSigned
Rudi Vis18/01/1999Finchley & Golders GreenLabourSigned
Alan Simpson19/01/1999Nottingham SouthLabourSigned
Paul Marsden19/01/1999Shrewsbury & AtchamLabourSigned
Ann Cryer19/01/1999KeighleyLabourSigned
Andrew George19/01/1999St IvesLiberal DemocratSigned
Gareth Thomas19/01/1999Harrow WestLabourSigned
Bill Michie20/01/1999Sheffield, HeeleyLabourSigned
David Stewart20/01/1999Inverness East, Nairn and LochaberLabourSigned
Colin Breed20/01/1999South East CornwallLiberal DemocratSigned
Lawrie Quinn21/01/1999Scarborough & WhitbyLabourSigned
Helen Southworth21/01/1999Warrington SouthLabourSigned
Tony McWalter21/01/1999Hemel HempsteadLabour Co-operativeSigned
John Austin21/01/1999Erith & ThamesmeadLabourSigned
Brian White21/01/1999North East Milton KeynesLabourSigned
Karen Buck25/01/1999Regent's Park and Kensington NorthLabourSigned
Bill Etherington25/01/1999Sunderland NorthLabourSigned
Julia Drown26/01/1999South SwindonLabourSigned
Richard Allan26/01/1999Sheffield, HallamLiberal DemocratSigned
Andy King28/01/1999Rugby & KenilworthLabourSigned
Paul Truswell28/01/1999PudseyLabourSigned
Oona King01/02/1999Bethnal Green & BowLabourSigned
Andrew Stunell02/02/1999Hazel GroveLiberal DemocratSigned
Nick Harvey03/02/1999North DevonLiberal DemocratSigned
Doug Naysmith08/02/1999Bristol North WestLabour Co-operativeSigned
Michael Clapham10/02/1999Barnsley West & PenistoneLabourSigned
Jim Wallace10/02/1999Orkney & ShetlandLiberal DemocratSigned
Harold Best11/02/1999Leeds North WestLabourSigned
John McDonnell05/03/1999Hayes & HarlingtonLabourSigned
Peter Pike16/03/1999BurnleyLabourSigned
David Drew19/03/1999StroudLabour Co-operativeSigned
Lorna Fitzsimons25/03/1999RochdaleLabourSigned
Simon Hughes31/03/1999North Southwark & BermondseyLiberal DemocratSigned
Jacqui SmithUnknownWithdrawn

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