Early day motion 944

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VENDING MACHINES IN THE HOUSE OF COMMONS

That this House notes the introduction of a number of newly-installed vending machines on the Parliamentary Estate packed with crisps, fizzy drinks and confectionery; questions the thinking behind the installation of these additional machines within an institution which purports to care about the health of the nation via the work of many hon. and right hon. Members devoted to health-related issues via All-Party Parliamentary Groups, Early Day Motions and other parliamentary means; further notes the fact that 2014 commenced with National Obesity Week; and calls on the House of Commons Commission to reconsider the content of those machines with a view to ensuring that they be altered to include fruit and a number of health beverages and snacks so that all who work in Parliament will have easy access to nutritious items rather than those significantly more detrimental to our health and wellbeing and thus that of the NHS.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Bottomley, Peter Conservative Party Worthing West 15.01.2014
Campbell, Ronnie Labour Party Blyth Valley 15.01.2014
Caton, Martin Labour Party Gower 15.01.2014
Corbyn, Jeremy Labour Party Islington North 14.01.2014
Dobbin, Jim Labour Party Heywood and Middleton 20.01.2014
Galloway, George Respect Bradford West 05.02.2014
Godsiff, Roger Labour Party Birmingham Hall Green 21.01.2014
Hancock, Mike INDEPENDENT Portsmouth South 17.01.2014
Hermon, Lady INDEPENDENT North Down 21.01.2014
Hopkins, Kelvin Labour Party Luton North 20.01.2014
Llwyd, Elfyn Plaid Cymru Dwyfor Meirionnydd 15.01.2014
Long, Naomi Alliance Party Belfast East 22.01.2014
McDonnell, John Labour Party Hayes and Harlington 22.01.2014
Osborne, Sandra Labour Party Ayr Carrick and Cumnock 21.01.2014
Russell, Bob Liberal Democrats Colchester 15.01.2014
Shannon, Jim Democratic Unionist Party Strangford 14.01.2014
Sheerman, Barry Labour Party Huddersfield 23.01.2014
Vaz, Valerie Labour Party Walsall South 17.01.2014
Ward, David Liberal Democrats Bradford East 15.01.2014