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Red Meat Marketing Groups And Co-Operatives

EDM number 220 in 2012-13, proposed by Roger Williams on 18/06/2012.
Categorised under the topics of Agriculture and Food.

That this House supports co-operatives and marketing groups representing livestock producers; deplores moves that undermine them by abattoirs and large meat processors which would result in the marginalisation of traditional farming families, leaving them without adequate representation in the market; and is concerned by moves to impose direct payments to farmers, fundamentally changing the basis of the supply chain in favour of abattoirs and meat processors, potentially rendering smaller family farms financially unviable, thus having a devastating impact on the whole farming community and rural infrastructure.

This motion has been signed by a total of 22 MPs.

Roger Williams18/06/2012Brecon and RadnorshireLiberal DemocratProposed
Peter Bottomley18/06/2012Worthing WestConservativeSeconded
James Gray19/06/2012North WiltshireConservativeSeconded
Elfyn Llwyd19/06/2012Dwyfor MeirionnyddPlaid CymruSeconded
Kelvin Hopkins19/06/2012Luton NorthLabourSeconded
Jim Shannon19/06/2012StrangfordDUPSeconded
Andrew George19/06/2012St IvesLiberal DemocratSigned
John Leech19/06/2012Manchester, WithingtonLiberal DemocratSigned
John McDonnell20/06/2012Hayes and HarlingtonLabourSigned
Martin Caton20/06/2012GowerLabourSigned
Sandra Osborne21/06/2012Ayr, Carrick and CumnockLabourSigned
John Pugh21/06/2012SouthportLiberal DemocratSigned
Hywel Williams27/06/2012ArfonPlaid CymruSigned
Mark Williams28/06/2012CeredigionLiberal DemocratSigned
Albert Owen02/07/2012Ynys MLabourSigned
Nick Smith02/07/2012Blaenau GwentLabourSigned
Dai Havard03/07/2012Merthyr Tydfil and RhymneyLabourSigned
Geraint Davies04/07/2012Swansea WestLabourSigned
Mark Tami04/07/2012Alyn and DeesideLabourSigned
Paul Murphy11/07/2012TorfaenLabourSigned
Neil Parish04/09/2012Tiverton and HonitonConservativeSigned
Alasdair McDonnell11/09/2012Belfast SouthSocial Democratic and Labour PartySigned

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