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ROAD RUNNING

EDM (Early Day Motion) 183: tabled on 27 June 1997

Tabled in the 1997-98 session.

This motion has been signed by 27 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House notes the guidelines issued by the Association of Chief Police Officers concerning events on public highways; expresses concern about the way in which these guidelines are being interpreted and their impact upon road running events; notes that at least 10 races organised under the auspices of the British Association of Road Races have been cancelled as a result of the ACPO guidelines; is concerned that increased costs of policing, charges for road closures and insurance as a direct result of the ACPO guidelines threaten many of the more than 300 road races organised by members of the BARR and more than 300 other events organised by other clubs and charities; and calls upon the Home Secretary to liaise with ACPO and the Secretary of State for National Heritage to ensure the continued success of road running as a popular sport.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

These members had previously signed the motion, but have now withdrawn their support. The date shown is when the Member withdrew their signature from the motion.