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EDM (Early Day Motion) 658A1: tabled on 01 February 2010

Tabled in the 2009-10 session.

This motion has been signed by 3 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 Chloe Smith on 20 January 2010. This is amendment number 1.

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Suggested amendment

at end add `and also congratulates the Premier League for generously committing the funding for the Football League Trust to deliver these positive outcomes alongside their own Premier League Creating Chances community programme, an example of which is the recently renamed Fulham FC Foundation, which this week announced plans for a ground-breaking programme to address men's health issues in Lambeth.'.

Original motion text

That this House congratulates the Football League Trust for its work at the heart of 72 communities across England and Wales; notes the work of Football League clubs in delivering positive outcomes on major social issues such as health, education, social cohesion and sports participation to more than 1.5 million people in the last 12 months; and recognises that the power of football is being used to improve the local community at Accrington Stanley, AFC Bournemouth, Aldershot Town, Barnet, Barnsley, Blackpool, Bradford City, Brentford, Brighton and Hove Albion, Bristol City, Bristol Rovers, Burton Albion, Bury, Cardiff City, Carlisle United, Charlton Athletic, Cheltenham Town, Chesterfield, Colchester United, Coventry City, Crewe Alexandra, Crystal Palace, Dagenham and Redbridge, Darlington, Derby County, Doncaster Rovers, Exeter City, Gillingham, Grimsby Town, Hartlepool United, Hereford United, Huddersfield Town, Ipswich Town, Leeds United, Leyton Orient, Leicester City, Lincoln City, Macclesfield Town, Middlesbrough, Millwall, Milton Keynes Dons, Morecambe, Newcastle United, Northampton Town, Norwich City, Notts County, Nottingham Forest, Oldham Athletic, Peterborough United, Plymouth Argyle, Port Vale, Preston North End, Queens Park Rangers, Reading, Rochdale, Rotherham United, Scunthorpe United, Sheffield United, Sheffield Wednesday, Shrewsbury Town, Southampton, Southend United, Stockport County, Swansea City, Swindon Town, Tranmere Rovers, Torquay United, Walsall, Watford, West Bromwich Albion, Wycombe Wanderers and Yeovil Town.

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.