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EDM number 1201 in 2016-17, proposed by Rachael Maskell on 26/04/2017.
Categorised under the topics of Companies and EU law and treaties.

That this House notes the announcement of 300 redundancies at the Nestlé manufacturing factories in York, Fawdon, Halifax and Girvan and that production of the Blue Riband bar will be transferred to Poland; acknowledges in the first three months of 2017 Nestlé achieved £21 billion in sales, a 0.4 per cent increase over the same period in 2016; further notes 156 of these job losses will be in York, a city that in the last six months has seen 2,000 job losses announced and has become the most inequitable city outside of the South East, and a further 110 jobs from Fawdon, Newcastle; recognises the losses come within a month of triggering Article 50, and as negotiations with the EU on the UK leaving the EU and the UK's future with the EU are commencing; further recognises the cost of importing products, including sugar, cocoa and production machinery, has risen due to the weakness of the pound and the uncertainty over the UK's future relationship with the single market and customs union; and calls on the Government to intervene and work with hon. Members, trades unions GMB and Unite and the company to avert these job losses now and prevent further job losses across Nestlé.

This motion has been signed by a total of 31 MPs.

MPDateConstituencyPartyType
Rachael Maskell26/04/2017York CentralLabour/Co-operativeProposed
Ian Lavery26/04/2017WansbeckLabourSeconded
Kate Hollern26/04/2017BlackburnLabourSeconded
Debbie Abrahams26/04/2017Oldham East and SaddleworthLabourSeconded
Holly Walker-Lynch26/04/2017HalifaxLabourSeconded
Catherine McKinnell26/04/2017Newcastle upon Tyne NorthLabourSeconded
Ian Mearns26/04/2017GatesheadLabourSigned
Alex Cunningham26/04/2017Stockton NorthLabourSigned
Helen Goodman26/04/2017Bishop AucklandLabourSigned
Dennis Skinner26/04/2017BolsoverLabourSigned
Nicholas Dakin26/04/2017ScunthorpeLabourSigned
Grahame Morris26/04/2017EasingtonLabourSigned
Mary Glindon26/04/2017North TynesideLabourSigned
Mike Gapes26/04/2017Ilford SouthLabourSigned
26/04/2017Sheffield, Brightside and HillsboroughLabourSigned
Stephen McCabe26/04/2017Birmingham, Selly OakLabourSigned
26/04/2017Batley and SpenLabourSigned
Jim Cunningham26/04/2017Coventry SouthLabourSigned
Angela Rayner26/04/2017Ashton-under-LyneLabourSigned
Ronnie Campbell26/04/2017Blyth ValleyLabourSigned
Ian Lucas26/04/2017WrexhamLabourSigned
Cat Smith26/04/2017Lancaster and FleetwoodLabourSigned
Ann Clwyd26/04/2017Cynon ValleyLabourSigned
Adrian Bailey26/04/2017West Bromwich WestLabourSigned
John Mann26/04/2017BassetlawLabourSigned
Chris Matheson26/04/2017City of ChesterLabourSigned
Yasmin Qureshi26/04/2017Bolton South EastLabourSigned
David Anderson26/04/2017BlaydonLabourSigned
Andrew Gwynne26/04/2017Denton and ReddishLabourSigned
Paul Flynn26/04/2017Newport WestLabourSigned
Gordon Marsden26/04/2017Blackpool SouthLabourSigned

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