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2 Sisters Food Group

EDM number 1225 in 2013-14, proposed by John McDonnell on 25/03/2014.
Categorised under the topics of Companies and Food.

That this House notes with great concern the closure of Solway Foods' Corby site, owned by 2 Sisters Food Group, with the loss of approximately 900 jobs; regrets that management have referred to the site as unviable and refused to commit to the long-term future of the business in Corby, despite the council's offer of financial assistance with relocating to an upgraded facility elsewhere in the area; further notes that the redundancies follow on from around 2,400 redundancies at firms, including RF Brookes, Vion and Avana, forced to close within two years of their acquisition by 2 Sisters Food Group; believes that the company's owner and Chief Executive Mr Ranjit Singh Boparan appears deliberately to be undermining job security, pay and conditions of employees of the companies he has acquired; further notes that the overall turnover of 2 Sisters rose by 23 per cent last year to exceed

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

John McDonnell25/03/2014Hayes and HarlingtonLabourProposed
Andy Sawford25/03/2014CorbyLabourSeconded
Ronnie Campbell26/03/2014Blyth ValleyLabourSeconded
Kelvin Hopkins26/03/2014Luton NorthLabourSeconded
Dai Havard26/03/2014Merthyr Tydfil and RhymneyLabourSeconded
Dennis Skinner26/03/2014BolsoverLabourSeconded
Sandra Osborne26/03/2014Ayr, Carrick and CumnockLabourSigned
Alan Meale27/03/2014MansfieldLabourSigned
Ian Lavery27/03/2014WansbeckLabourSigned
Jeremy Corbyn31/03/2014Islington NorthLabourSigned
Grahame Morris31/03/2014EasingtonLabourSigned
David Crausby31/03/2014Bolton North EastLabourSigned
Elfyn Llwyd01/04/2014Dwyfor MeirionnyddPlaid CymruSigned
William McCrea02/04/2014South AntrimDUPSigned
David Simpson02/04/2014Upper BannDUPSigned
Martin Caton02/04/2014GowerLabourSigned
Jimmy Hood03/04/2014Lanark and Hamilton EastLabourSigned
Sarah Champion08/04/2014RotherhamLabourSigned
Mike Hancock08/04/2014Portsmouth SouthLiberal DemocratSigned
Jim McGovern10/04/2014Dundee WestLabourSigned
Paul Flynn28/04/2014Newport WestLabourSigned
Naomi Long28/04/2014Belfast EastAllianceSigned

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