All 8 results for cadbury speaker:Lynne Jones

Poverty and Inequality (6 Apr 2010)

Lynne Jones: ...need to deliver wider goals than shareholder value. As the Member for Selly Oak, which includes Bourneville, I echo that entirely. Shareholder value was the only issue that was considered in Kraft's takeover of Cadbury. Hewlett-Packard is not the only enormously successful company whose founders recognised that they must engage with their work force and that employees must feel part of the...

Cadbury (26 Jan 2010)

Lynne Jones: A week today, we will know whether Cadbury shareholders have succumbed to the offer from Kraft, worth 850p a share. There is still time for investors to look to the long-term value of the company, which is currently in good health, with no debts. In contrast, Kraft's debts will have gone from $10 billion in 2006 to $30 billion if it succeeds in taking over Cadbury. However, the signs that...

Cadbury (26 Jan 2010)

Lynne Jones: We have an excellent work force at Cadbury who have committed themselves to working hard-

Cadbury (26 Jan 2010)

Lynne Jones: ...) and for Birmingham, Hall Green (Steve McCabe), and representatives of Unite, who were fighting on behalf of the company, met Lord Mandelson to urge the Government to support the campaign to keep Cadbury a British company. We were grateful to him for using the power of words, but nothing concrete came out of the meeting except a surprising admission from the Secretary of State that new...

Cadbury (26 Jan 2010)

Lynne Jones: ...that my hon. Friend has raised is whether manufacturing jobs and jobs in research and development and innovation will be retained and will grow. Will Kraft retain the commitment to fair trade under Cadbury? Kraft has told me that it has great respect for Cadbury plc and its employees. It says that it is eager to build on Cadbury's iconic brands and strong British heritage and innovation....

Food Industry Competitiveness (21 Jan 2010)

Lynne Jones: In advance of my Adjournment debate on Tuesday on Cadbury, and because I have to leave for a constituency engagement, may I take this opportunity to ask the Minister what lessons the Government are learning from the hostile takeover of Cadbury, which has meant that a well-run, debt-free company is now saddled with billions of pounds-worth of debt while those who have no interest in the...

Business of the House (3 Dec 2009)

Lynne Jones: May we have an early debate on what the Government are doing to maximise British ownership and employment in the manufacturing industry, particularly in light of the hostile takeover bid of Cadbury, in my constituency, and other proposed takeovers? Cadbury is not a lame duck, but a thriving business with excellent growth prospects.

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture, Fisheries and Food: EU Sugar Regime (21 Dec 2000)

Lynne Jones: As my right hon. Friend says, the failure to reform the common agricultural policy on sugar means that consumers and manufacturers, such as Cadbury in my constituency, are paying two to three times world prices for sugar at the same time as we are denying the poorest countries access to our markets. Will my right hon. Friend ensure that the EU sugar regime will not prevent the everything but...


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