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Industrialisation Of Dairy Farming

EDM number 20 in 2012-13, proposed by Adrian Sanders on 09/05/2012.
Categorised under the topics of Agriculture and Animal welfare.

That this House notes that pressures are building for the increasing industrialisation of UK dairy farming and that a growing number of cows are being kept indoors for all or most of the year, many of which are pushed to extremely high milk yields; further notes the 2009 report by the European Food Safety Authority which concluded that breeding for high milk yield is the major factor causing poor health and welfare in cows; and believes that the factory farming of dairy cows must be brought to an end.

This motion has been signed by a total of 24 MPs.

Adrian Sanders09/05/2012TorbayLiberal DemocratProposed
Bob Russell09/05/2012ColchesterLiberal DemocratSeconded
John McDonnell09/05/2012Hayes and HarlingtonLabourSeconded
Jeremy Corbyn09/05/2012Islington NorthLabourSeconded
Mike Hancock09/05/2012Portsmouth SouthLiberal DemocratSeconded
Dennis Skinner10/05/2012BolsoverLabourSeconded
Alan Meale10/05/2012MansfieldLabourSigned
Kelvin Hopkins14/05/2012Luton NorthLabourSigned
Peter Bottomley14/05/2012Worthing WestConservativeSigned
John Leech14/05/2012Manchester, WithingtonLiberal DemocratSigned
Caroline Lucas15/05/2012Brighton, PavilionGreenSigned
John Cryer15/05/2012Leyton and WansteadLabourSigned
Jim Dobbin16/05/2012Heywood and MiddletonLabourSigned
Martin Caton16/05/2012GowerLabourSigned
Sandra Osborne16/05/2012Ayr, Carrick and CumnockLabourSigned
Elfyn Llwyd17/05/2012Dwyfor MeirionnyddPlaid CymruSigned
Albert Owen17/05/2012Ynys MLabourSigned
Stephen Williams17/05/2012Bristol WestLiberal DemocratSigned
David Anderson21/05/2012BlaydonLabourSigned
Paul Flynn21/05/2012Newport WestLabourSigned
Annette Brooke21/05/2012Mid Dorset and North PooleLiberal DemocratSigned
David Heyes21/05/2012Ashton-under-LyneLabourSigned
John Pugh24/05/2012SouthportLiberal DemocratSigned
David Crausby13/06/2012Bolton North EastLabourSigned

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