Fairtrade

Part of the debate – in the Scottish Parliament at 4:30 pm on 8th March 2007.

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Photo of Linda Fabiani Linda Fabiani Scottish National Party 4:30 pm, 8th March 2007

People always say that we should not ask a question unless we know the answer, but I really do not know the answer to this. What could the Executive do to encourage the likes of health boards to procure, for example, Fairtrade cotton for bedding? Could something further be done than just general encouragement?