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THE EUROPEAN FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1346A1: tabled on 16 June 2004

Tabled in the 2003-04 session.

This motion has been signed by 2 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 Angus Robertson on 14 June 2004. This is amendment number 1.

View details of the original motion

Suggested amendment

Line 1, delete from 'Scotland' to 'from' and insert 'Wales and Northern Ireland.'

Original motion text

That this House regrets the absence of Scotland and Wales from the European Championship in Portugal; welcomes the fact that the England football team and Scottish referee Mr Stuart Dougal are at the championships; wishes them both the very best of luck for the remainder of the competition for what is proving to be a great sporting event and hopes that the two will avoid each other during the Championship in the name of Anglo-Scottish detente; and further notes that, notwithstanding Europe's oldest alliance between Scotland and France, la vieille alliance, this House commiserates with English football fans and players after their brave defeat in the opening match of the European Championships, the pain of which Scotland fans know only too well.

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There are no withdrawn signatures for this amendment.