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Mike Hancock MP has put down the following Early Day Motion in Parliament

 

STANDING AREAS AT FOOTBALL GROUNDS

15.11.2006

 

Hancock, Mike

That this House urges the Government to re-examine the case for introducing small, limited sections of safe standing areas at football grounds; further urges the Government to recognise that there is widespread support for such areas, and that improvements in stadium design and technology mean that with rigorous safety specifications standing areas could be safely re-introduced; and calls on the Minister concerned to convene a meeting of representatives of the police, supporters, Premier League clubs and the Football Licensing Authority to find a way forward

 

We need 100 MPs to sign EDM 101, 'Safe Standing At Football' and at the time of writing we are over half way there with 53 having pledged their support so far.

 

Please lobby your MP and get him or her to sign the EDM

 

The 53 MPs signing so far from across the Parties are as follows:

 

Hancock, Mike Russell, Bob Evans, Nigel Hemming, John Hoey, Kate Drew, David Pope, Greg Llwyd, Elfyn Conway, Derek Gibson, Ian Godsiff, Roger Goodman, Paul Baker, Norman Stringer, Graham Taylor, David Davies, Philip Leech, John Scott, Lee Rennie, Willie Robinson, Iris MacKay, Andrew McDonnell, Alasdair Campbell, Gregory Willis, Phil Soulsby, Peter Prentice, Gordon Heyes, David Jenkins, Brian Chaytor, David Cryer, Ann Davey, Edward Dean, Janet Flynn, Paul Mates, Michael Brooke, Annette Challen, Colin Gidley, Sandra Burrowes, David Goodman, Helen Howarth, David Singh, Marsha Stoate, Howard Widdecombe, Ann Riordan, Linda Hunter, Mark Lloyd, Tony Foster, Michael Jabez Vis, Rudi Browne, Jeremy Kawczynski, Daniel Simpson, Alan Stewart, Ian Todd, Mark

 

You might also be interested in this letter from Phil Gatenby at FSF and note if you do get a negative response from your MP, then send it to Phil Gatenby as requested

 

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Mike Hancock MP has put down an Early Day Motion in the House of Commons calling for the introduction of safe standing areas.

 

This is another opportunity to raise this important matter as we build a

momentum behind this issue.

 

Please write to your MP NOW (you can find out who she/he is and how to

contact her/him by going to):

 

Write to Your MP

 

The Early Day Motion can be found at:

 

EDM Link

 

Get scribbling now! Please send any letters/emails you send any replies

received to:

 

 

Phil Gatenby

 

FSF

 

Fans' Stadium - Kingsmeadow

 

Jack Goodchild Way

 

422a Kingston Road

 

Kingston KT1 2PB

 

 

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