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READING FOOTBALL CLUB AND THE PREMIER LEAGUE

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1902: tabled on 27 March 2006

Tabled in the 2005-06 session.

This motion has been signed by 56 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 congratulates Reading Football Club on securing promotion to the Premier League for the first time in its 135 year history in record breaking time which included a record run of 33 games without defeat; congratulates Club Chairman John Madejski, Manager Steve Coppell, Captain Graeme Murty and all the players and staff at Reading Football Club on their fantastic achievement; applauds the importance of the partnership between Reading Football Club and Reading Borough Council which helped deliver the Premiership quality Madejski Stadium vital for the Club's success; and looks forward to Reading FC achieving further success next season with victories against the likes of Arsenal, Manchester United and Chelsea.

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.

Bailey, Mr Adrian
Labour
Signed on 29 March 2006
West Bromwich West
Campbell, Mr Gregory
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 28 March 2006
East Londonderry
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 29 March 2006
Gower
Conway, Derek
Conservative
Signed on 18 April 2006
Old Bexley and Sidcup
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 29 March 2006
Islington North
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 28 March 2006
Keighley
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 29 March 2006
Burton
Devine, Jim
Labour
Signed on 29 March 2006
Livingston
Dobson, Frank
Labour
Signed on 29 March 2006
Holborn and St Pancras
Donaldson, Mr Jeffrey M.
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 20 April 2006
Lagan Valley
Ennis, Jeff
Labour
Signed on 29 March 2006
Barnsley East and Mexborough
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 18 April 2006
Sunderland North
Evans, Mr Nigel
Conservative
Signed on 29 March 2006
Ribble Valley
Francis, Dr Hywel
Labour
Signed on 29 March 2006
Aberavon
Green, Damian
Conservative
Signed on 29 March 2006
Ashford
Grogan, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 29 March 2006
Selby
Hamilton, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 24 April 2006
Midlothian
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 March 2006
Portsmouth South
Hemming, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 April 2006
Birmingham, Yardley
Hoey, Kate
Labour
Signed on 29 March 2006
Vauxhall
Jones, Mr Kevan
Labour
Signed on 29 March 2006
North Durham
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 28 March 2006
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Joyce, Eric
Labour
Signed on 2 May 2006
Falkirk
Keen, Alan
Labour
Signed on 29 March 2006
Feltham and Heston
Keetch, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 April 2006
Hereford
Khan, Mr Sadiq
Labour
Signed on 29 March 2006
Tooting
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 March 2006
Manchester, Withington
Lepper, David
Labour
Signed on 28 March 2006
Brighton, Pavilion
Linton, Martin
Labour
Signed on 29 March 2006
Battersea
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 29 March 2006
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
Malik, Mr Shahid
Labour
Signed on 29 March 2006
Dewsbury
May, Mrs Theresa
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 2006
Maidenhead
McCrea, Rev Dr William
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 29 March 2006
South Antrim
McDonnell, Dr Alasdair
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 24 April 2006
Belfast South
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 29 March 2006
Hayes and Harlington
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 30 March 2006
Mansfield
Miller, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 29 March 2006
Ellesmere Port and Neston
Moffatt, Laura
Labour
Signed on 29 March 2006
Crawley
Mundell, David
Conservative
Signed on 29 March 2006
Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale
Owen, Albert
Labour
Signed on 28 March 2006
Ynys Môn
Palmer, Dr Nick
Labour
Signed on 29 March 2006
Broxtowe
Pelling, Mr Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 30 March 2006
Croydon Central
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 18 April 2006
Nottingham South
Simpson, David
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 29 March 2006
Upper Bann
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 29 March 2006
Finchley and Golders Green
Wareing, Mr Robert N.
Labour
Signed on 29 March 2006
Liverpool, West Derby
Wilson, Sammy
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 18 April 2006
East Antrim
Wyatt, Derek
Labour
Signed on 29 March 2006
Sittingbourne and Sheppey

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.