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The British Nutrition Foundation

EDM number 278 in 2005-06, proposed by David Taylor on 07/06/2005.

That this House is concerned by the role of the British Nutrition Foundation (BNF) in advising Government on a wide range of trade and health related issues, including vending, educational resources for schools, the balanced diet, sugary drinks, extra curricular school activities, the national curriculum, school meals, vocational qualifications, food labelling, nutrient profiling, irradiation, the future of agriculture and genetically modified foods; acknowledges that Government contributes to their funds but also notes that the BNF is a predominantly industry-supported charity whose members include McDonalds, Coca Cola, Northern Foods, Nutrasweet, Kraft, Cadbury-Schweppes, Kelloggs, Nestle, Sainsbury, Asda and Procter and Gamble; and calls upon the Government to clarify the role and contribution of the BNF in advising the Department for Education and Skills, Department for Trade and Industry, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and the Department of Health on all aspects of Government's agriculture, food, education, health and public health policy.

This motion has been signed by a total of 26 MPs.

David Taylor07/06/2005North West LeicestershireLabourProposed
Andrew George07/06/2005St IvesLiberal DemocratSeconded
Lynne Jones08/06/2005Birmingham, Selly OakLabourSeconded
Martin Caton08/06/2005GowerLabourSeconded
Mike Hancock08/06/2005Portsmouth SouthLiberal DemocratSeconded
Rudi Vis08/06/2005Finchley and Golders GreenLabourSeconded
Iris Robinson08/06/2005StrangfordDUPSigned
Elfyn Llwyd08/06/2005Meirionnydd Nant ConwyPlaid CymruSigned
Jeremy Corbyn08/06/2005Islington NorthLabourSigned
Jeffrey M Donaldson08/06/2005Lagan ValleyDUPSigned
Alan Simpson09/06/2005Nottingham SouthLabourSigned
Bill Etherington09/06/2005Sunderland NorthLabourSigned
Gregory Campbell13/06/2005East LondonderryDUPSigned
Ann Cryer13/06/2005KeighleyLabourSigned
Kelvin Hopkins13/06/2005Luton NorthLabourSigned
Julia Goldsworthy14/06/2005Falmouth and CamborneLiberal DemocratSigned
Stephen Hepburn15/06/2005JarrowLabourSigned
Paul Keetch15/06/2005HerefordLiberal DemocratSigned
Alan Meale16/06/2005MansfieldLabourSigned
Edward Davey16/06/2005Kingston and SurbitonLiberal DemocratSigned
Tom Brake20/06/2005Carshalton and WallingtonLiberal DemocratSigned
Roger Williams20/06/2005Brecon and RadnorshireLiberal DemocratSigned
Paul Truswell27/06/2005PudseyLabourSigned
Nick Harvey04/07/2005North DevonLiberal DemocratSigned
John McDonnell04/07/2005Hayes and HarlingtonLabourSigned
Keith Vaz13/10/2005Leicester EastLabourSigned

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