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BRITISH LIONS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 68A1: tabled on 03 July 2001

Tabled in the 2001-02 session.

This motion has been signed by 4 Members. It is an amendment to an existing motion.

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

This is an amendment to an existing motion

This motion was originally tabled by Tony Banks on 02 July 2001. This is amendment number 1.

View details of the original motion

Suggested amendment

leave out from 'Melbourne' to end and add 'but supports the continued arrangements for home nations' Rugby and Football Association national sides, and calls for all honourable Members to focus their efforts on supporting Scotland's bid for the 2008 European Football Championships rather than undermining that effort through calls for a British Isles Football Team.'.

Original motion text

That this House congratulates Graham Henry and all members of the Lions for their magnificent victory over Australia at the Gabba; looks forward to continued success in Melbourne; and points out that what can be achieved at world class level in Rugby Union by a British Isles team might just be emulated by a British Isles team in soccer.

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.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this amendment.