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Genetically Modified Crops

EDM number 72 in 2008-09, proposed by Peter Ainsworth on 03/12/2008.
Categorised under the topics of Agriculture, Consumers and Food.

That this House understands the public concern caused by the development of genetically modified organisms; believes that consumers have the right to choose non-GM foods and that all foods containing GM material should be clearly labelled as such; further notes that it is scientifically established that the presence of GM can be traced down to, or close to 0.1 per cent. and believes that this should be the trigger point for GM labelling; and calls on the Government to ban any commercial planting of GM crops until or unless science shows that this would be safe for people and the environment, and until or unless issues of liability and crop segregation are resolved.

This motion has been signed by a total of 33 MPs, 1 of these signatures have been withdrawn.

MPDateConstituencyPartyType
Peter Ainsworth03/12/2008East SurreyConservativeProposed
James Paice03/12/2008South East CambridgeshireConservativeSeconded
Bill Wiggin03/12/2008LeominsterConservativeSeconded
Anne McIntosh03/12/2008Vale of YorkConservativeSeconded
Andrew George03/12/2008St IvesLiberal DemocratSeconded
Simon Burns04/12/2008West ChelmsfordConservativeSeconded
Angela Watkinson04/12/2008UpminsterConservativeSigned
David Drew04/12/2008StroudLabourSigned
Andrew Dismore04/12/2008HendonLabourSigned
David Heath04/12/2008Somerton & FromeLiberal DemocratSigned
Mark Williams08/12/2008CeredigionLiberal DemocratSigned
John Leech08/12/2008Manchester, WithingtonLiberal DemocratSigned
Mike Hancock08/12/2008Portsmouth SouthLiberal DemocratSigned
James Gray08/12/2008North WiltshireConservativeSigned
Jeremy Corbyn08/12/2008Islington NorthLabourSigned
Derek Conway08/12/2008Old Bexley and SidcupIndependentSigned
Annette Brooke08/12/2008Mid Dorset and North PooleLiberal DemocratSigned
John McDonnell08/12/2008Hayes and HarlingtonLabourSigned
David Maclean08/12/2008Penrith and The BorderConservativeSigned
Hywel Williams09/12/2008CaernarfonPlaid CymruSigned
Andrew Stunell09/12/2008Hazel GroveLiberal DemocratSigned
Mark Durkan09/12/2008FoyleSocial Democratic and Labour PartySigned
Julian Lewis09/12/2008New Forest EastConservativeSigned
Martin Caton10/12/2008GowerLabourSigned
James Duddridge11/12/2008Rochford and Southend EastConservativeSigned
Neil Gerrard11/12/2008WalthamstowLabourSigned
John Pugh11/12/2008SouthportLiberal DemocratSigned
Rudi Vis15/12/2008Finchley and Golders GreenLabourSigned
Frank Cook16/12/2008Stockton NorthLabourSigned
Andrew Pelling16/12/2008Croydon CentralIndependentSigned
Simon Hughes18/12/2008North Southwark and BermondseyLiberal DemocratSigned
Alan Reid21/07/2009Argyll and ButeLiberal DemocratSigned
Michael Jabez FosterUnknownWithdrawn

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