Skip to main content

BLACKPOOL FOOTBALL CLUB AND THE PREMIER LEAGUE

EDM (Early Day Motion) 40: tabled on 25 May 2010

Tabled in the 2010-12 session.

This motion has been signed by 16 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 Blackpool Football Club on its inspirational achievement of promotion to the Premier League following victory in the Wembley play-off final; pays tribute to the transformational leadership of Ian Holloway and the contribution of all the management, directors and staff at the club towards the tremendous achievement of the club's players in returning Blackpool FC to the highest pinnacle of English football after 39 years; praises Blackpool FC for its consistent achievement in working with its community trust schools, health and other programmes to be at the centre of Blackpool's aspirations and regeneration plans; and applauds the way that commitment to the town was reciprocated by the tens of thousands who turned out to welcome the team in its triumphal return along Blackpool's Promenade and Golden Mile.

These members had previously signed the motion, but have now withdrawn their support.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.