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TENNIS IN NORTHERN IRELAND

EDM (Early Day Motion) 449: tabled on 28 June 2005

Tabled in the 2005-06 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 expresses concern that citizens of the UK living in Northern Ireland are unable to choose to compete within the British tennis structure having instead to be part of the Tennis Ireland structure; and therefore calls on the Minister and the Northern Ireland Sports Council to ensure that youngsters like 11 year-old Harry Heyburn have access to the British Lawn Tennis Association programmes for tennis development.

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.

Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 29 June 2005
Worthing West
Campbell, Mr Gregory
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 29 June 2005
East Londonderry
Conway, Derek
Conservative
Signed on 20 October 2005
Old Bexley and Sidcup
Dodds, Mr Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 29 June 2005
Belfast North
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 29 June 2005
Portsmouth South
Havard, Mr Dai
Labour
Signed on 14 February 2006
Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney
Henderson, Mr Doug
Labour
Signed on 28 June 2005
Newcastle upon Tyne North
Hughes, Simon
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 July 2005
North Southwark and Bermondsey
Keetch, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 29 June 2005
Hereford
Loughton, Tim
Conservative
Signed on 30 June 2005
East Worthing and Shoreham
McCrea, Rev Dr William
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 10 October 2005
South Antrim
Rosindell, Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 10 October 2005
Romford
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 30 June 2005
Nottingham South
Simpson, David
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 6 July 2005
Upper Bann
Vaizey, Mr Edward
Conservative
Signed on 4 July 2005
Wantage
Vaz, Keith
Labour
Signed on 29 June 2005
Leicester East
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 4 July 2005
Conwy
Wilshire, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 30 June 2005
Spelthorne
Wilson, Sammy
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 14 October 2005
East Antrim
Winterton, Ann
Conservative
Signed on 29 June 2005
Congleton
Winterton, Sir Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 29 June 2005
Macclesfield

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.