Parliament Website


EDM number 1171 in 2005-06, proposed by Keith Vaz on 30/11/2005.

That this House notes the important contribution that Tesco has made to the development of popular retailing in the UK in the last decade; further notes however that there is a line to be drawn between innovation and dominance, between competition and monopoly; further notes the visit of Sir Terry Leahy to Bangalore in a bid to launch Tesco into the Indian market; admires his enterprise in seeking to sell Basmati rice to the Indian population, the retail equivalent of selling sand to Saudi Arabia; and calls on the British High Commission to recognise that Tesco is not the only British retailer seeking to expand abroad and hopes that he will be equally supportive to others.

This motion has been signed by a total of 20 MPs.

Keith Vaz30/11/2005Leicester EastLabourProposed
Peter Bottomley01/12/2005Worthing WestConservativeSeconded
Jim Devine01/12/2005LivingstonLabourSeconded
Rudi Vis01/12/2005Finchley and Golders GreenLabourSeconded
Andrew Dismore01/12/2005HendonLabourSeconded
Martin Caton01/12/2005GowerLabourSeconded
Mike Hancock01/12/2005Portsmouth SouthLiberal DemocratSigned
Michael Clapham05/12/2005Barnsley West and PenistoneLabourSigned
Ann Cryer05/12/2005KeighleyLabourSigned
Gregory Campbell06/12/2005East LondonderryDUPSigned
Diane Abbott06/12/2005Hackney North and Stoke NewingtonLabourSigned
Mark Lazarowicz06/12/2005Edinburgh North and LeithLabourSigned
Iris Robinson07/12/2005StrangfordDUPSigned
David Simpson07/12/2005Upper BannDUPSigned
Lindsay Hoyle07/12/2005ChorleyLabourSigned
William McCrea07/12/2005South AntrimDUPSigned
Ronnie Campbell07/12/2005Blyth ValleyLabourSigned
John Hemming12/12/2005Birmingham, YardleyLiberal DemocratSigned
Bill Etherington09/01/2006Sunderland NorthLabourSigned
Mohammad Sarwar30/01/2006Glasgow CentralLabourSigned

Download raw data as csv or xml.