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INDIA NATIONAL FOOTBALL TEAM'S UK TOUR

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1014: tabled on 25 July 2000

Tabled in the 1999-00 session.

This motion has been signed by 44 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 welcomes the news that India's National Football Team are currently enjoying their first ever UK tour; notes that the team has not played at all in the UK for over 50 years; further notes that the current captain of the national side, Bhaichung Bhutai, became the first Indian player to play professional football in the UK when he signed for Bury FC; congratulates Mr Rajprohit and Sapphire Enterprises Limited for financing the squad's visit to the UK; acknowledges Fulham Football Club's two lucky goals leading to their 2-0 victory over the visiting team; wishes the Indian squad well in their upcoming games against West Bromwich and Bangladesh; and welcomes the benefits to those clubs' race relations programmes and the increased interest in watching and playing the game which the tour will bring.

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.

Cable, Dr Vincent
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 October 2000
Twickenham
Chisholm, Mr Malcolm
Labour
Signed on 27 July 2000
Edinburgh North and Leith
Clarke, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 26 July 2000
Midlothian
Clarke, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 27 July 2000
Northampton South
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 25 July 2000
Islington North
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 23 October 2000
Keighley
Cunliffe, Mr Lawrence
Labour
Signed on 30 October 2000
Leigh
Dismore, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 25 July 2000
Hendon
Efford, Clive
Labour
Signed on 25 July 2000
Eltham
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 July 2000
St Ives
Gibson, Dr Ian
Labour
Signed on 24 October 2000
Norwich North
Grogan, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 27 July 2000
Selby
Gunnell, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 27 July 2000
Morley and Rothwell
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 July 2000
Portsmouth South
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 July 2000
North Devon
Hoyle, Mr Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 25 July 2000
Chorley
Hughes, Simon
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 July 2000
North Southwark and Bermondsey
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 27 July 2000
Barnsley Central
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 July 2000
Cheltenham
Keen, Ann
Labour
Signed on 25 July 2000
Brentford and Isleworth
Laxton, Mr Bob
Labour
Signed on 25 July 2000
Derby North
Love, Mr Andy
Labour
Signed on 25 July 2000
Edmonton
Mahon, Alice
Labour
Signed on 25 July 2000
Halifax
Marsden, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 25 October 2000
Shrewsbury and Atcham
McNamara, Mr Kevin
Labour
Signed on 28 July 2000
Kingston upon Hull North
Michie, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 26 July 2000
Sheffield, Heeley
Murphy, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 25 July 2000
Eastwood
Naysmith, Dr Doug
Labour
Signed on 25 July 2000
Bristol North West
Pound, Stephen
Labour
Signed on 25 July 2000
Ealing North
Rammell, Bill
Labour
Signed on 25 July 2000
Harlow
Russell, Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 July 2000
Colchester
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 26 July 2000
Nottingham South
Smyth, The Rev Martin
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 25 July 2000
Belfast South
Stewart, Ian
Labour
Signed on 25 July 2000
Eccles
Taylor, Ms Dari
Labour
Signed on 25 October 2000
Stockton South
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 26 July 2000
Finchley and Golders Green
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 25 July 2000
Conwy
Wyatt, Derek
Labour
Signed on 27 July 2000
Sittingbourne and Sheppey

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.