Jo Swinson MP for East Dunbartonshire is congratulating the Lenzie Fair Trade Group on achieving Fairtrade town status for Lenzie.
The news comes in the week of World Fair Trade Day (11 May) after years of proactive campaigning by the group who worked with local businesses, schools, churches and community organisations to promote fair trade.
Commenting Jo said:
“I am very proud that Lenzie has been awarded Fairtrade town status and I congratulate the hard work and effort of the Lenzie Fair Trade Group and everyone else who worked so hard to achieve this recognition.
“This huge achievement shows Lenzie and its residents want to make sure producers around the world get a fair deal.”