Skip to main content

LIFTING OF SPORTS BAN FROM MACMILLAN COLLEGE MIDDLESBOROUGH

EDM (Early Day Motion) 236: tabled on 21 November 1991

Tabled in the 1991-92 session.

This motion has been signed by 7 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 notes with considerable satisfaction the decision by Cleveland School Sports Council to reverse its mean and vindictive ban on participation in County Sport by Macmillan College, Middlesbrough; further notes that this will enable the school to take on its neighbours in competitive sport and will enable talented youngsters to play sport for their town; further notes that this change of heart has only come about because of the embarassment of the national Labour Party in the Langbaurgh by-election when they had previously regarded the matter with indifference in spite of a Langbaurgh child being banned from playing for Middlesbrough; regrets that the School Sports Council made their recent decision only after great pressure from parents, the local press and honourable Members of this House; and further regrets that Richard Holt is not still alive to see this end to victimisation take place.