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ENGLAND 2021 RUGBY LEAGUE WORLD CUP BID

EDM (Early Day Motion) 289: tabled on 05 July 2016

Tabled in the 2016-17 session.

This motion has been signed by 18 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 wholeheartedly supports the Rugby Football League's bid for England to host the 2021 Rugby League World Cup; congratulates all involved in putting together a compelling bid to return one of the world's biggest sporting tournaments to the UK; considers that England is best placed to deliver another fantastic sporting spectacle featuring world-class athletes across the main tournament and a Festival of World Cups; recognises the 2013 World Cup held in England and Wales as the most exciting and profitable for the sport since its inception as the Rugby World Cup in 1954; feels strongly that a UK-based 2021 Rugby League World Cup will continue Britain's excellence in international sporting tournaments; encourages Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland to support and promote the tournament; and hopes that the Rugby League International Federation take the best decision for rugby league by selecting the UK as the host for the 2021 Rugby League World Cup.

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.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.