Early day motion 846

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ADDRESSING FOOD POVERTY WITH FOOD INDUSTRY SURPLUSES

That this House recognises the significant and deepening problem of food poverty in communities across the UK and notes the important role that hon. Members can play in championing the issue both within Parliament and within their own constituencies; further recognises the critical role that leading food charity FareShare plays by working with the food industry and community groups to address food poverty by making good use of surplus food fit for human consumption; calls on community leaders including local councillors to show leadership on the issue and work with FareShare, hon. Members, community groups and the food industry to alleviate levels of food poverty; and further calls on responsible food businesses to recognise the important role that they can play in alleviating food poverty by working with FareShare to utilise food surpluses.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Anderson, David Labour Party Blaydon 20.12.2012
Blomfield, Paul Labour Party Sheffield Central 18.12.2012
Bottomley, Peter Conservative Party Worthing West 12.12.2012
Champion, Sarah Labour Party Rotherham 17.12.2012
Clark, Katy Labour Party North Ayrshire and Arran 20.12.2012
Corbyn, Jeremy Labour Party Islington North 18.12.2012
Crausby, David Labour Party Bolton North East 05.03.2013
Dobbin, Jim Labour Party Heywood and Middleton 13.12.2012
Durkan, Mark Social Democratic and Labour Party Foyle 17.12.2012
Flynn, Paul Labour Party Newport West 18.12.2012
Glindon, Mary Labour Party North Tyneside 19.12.2012
Hancock, Mike Liberal Democrats Portsmouth South 20.12.2012
Hopkins, Kelvin Labour Party Luton North 13.12.2012
Johnson, Alan Labour Party Kingston upon Hull West and Hessle 18.12.2012
Leech, John Liberal Democrats Manchester Withington 19.12.2012
Lucas, Caroline Green Party Brighton Pavilion 19.12.2012
McDonnell, John Labour Party Hayes and Harlington 18.12.2012
Meale, Alan Labour Party Mansfield 13.12.2012
Riordan, Linda Labour Party Halifax 09.01.2013
Ritchie, Margaret Social Democratic and Labour Party South Down 12.12.2012
Roy, Lindsay Labour Party Glenrothes 19.12.2012
Russell, Bob Liberal Democrats Colchester 19.12.2012
Shannon, Jim Democratic Unionist Party Strangford 17.12.2012
Turner, Karl Labour Party Kingston upon Hull East 12.12.2012
Williams, Stephen Liberal Democrats Bristol West 20.12.2012