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Fairtrade Footballs At The Homeless World Cup 2017

EDM number 297 in 2017-18, proposed by Alison Thewliss on 11/09/2017.
Categorised under the topics of International trade and Sports.

That this House notes that the Homeless World Cup tournament took place in Oslo from 29 August to 5 September 2017; understands at Bala Sports Ltd, which is based in Glasgow Central constituency, was awarded the contract to provide Fairtrade footballs for the tournament; further understands that Bala Sports Ltd imports footballs which are manufactured in factories in Pakistan which meet Fairtrade ethical standards; believes that international football tournaments should follow the Homeless World Cup's example of using ethically-produced footballs; and calls on FIFA and the SFA to commit to using Fairtrade footballs in all future match fixtures.

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

MPDateConstituencyPartyType
Alison Thewliss11/09/2017Glasgow CentralScottish National PartyProposed
Chris Stephens11/09/2017Glasgow South WestScottish National PartySeconded
Deidre Brock11/09/2017Edinburgh North and LeithScottish National PartySeconded
Drew Hendry11/09/2017Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and StrathspeyScottish National PartySeconded
Lisa Cameron11/09/2017East Kilbride, Strathaven and LesmahagowScottish National PartySeconded
Carol Monaghan11/09/2017Glasgow North WestScottish National PartySeconded
Peter Grant11/09/2017GlenrothesScottish National PartySigned
Stewart McDonald11/09/2017Glasgow SouthScottish National PartySigned
Stuart McDonald11/09/2017Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch EastScottish National PartySigned
Philippa Whitford11/09/2017Central AyrshireScottish National PartySigned
Patricia Gibson11/09/2017North Ayrshire and ArranScottish National PartySigned
Angela Crawley11/09/2017Lanark and Hamilton EastScottish National PartySigned
11/09/2017Glasgow EastScottish National PartySigned
Martin Docherty11/09/2017West DunbartonshireScottish National PartySigned
Alan Brown11/09/2017Kilmarnock and LoudounScottish National PartySigned
Martyn Day12/09/2017Linlithgow and East FalkirkScottish National PartySigned
Jim Shannon12/09/2017StrangfordDUPSigned
Chris Law13/09/2017Dundee WestScottish National PartySigned
Patrick Grady13/09/2017Glasgow NorthScottish National PartySigned
14/09/2017Brighton, KemptownLabour/Co-operativeSigned
Hannah Bardell14/09/2017LivingstonScottish National PartySigned
Neil Gray11/10/2017Airdrie and ShottsScottish National PartySigned

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