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50th anniversary of the Ibrox disaster

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1310: tabled on 30 December 2020

Tabled in the 2019-21 session.

This motion has been signed by 46 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House notes that 2 January 2021 will be the 50th anniversary of the Ibrox disaster which killed 66 people and injured over 200 people; notes that this was the worst football disaster in Britain until the Hillsborough disaster in 1989; notes that all 66 who died on 2 January 1971 were aged under 50 years of age, including five schoolmates from the town of Markinch in Fife; remembers all those who died and expresses continued sympathies and prayers with the families who lost loved ones; and further notes that the disaster is commemorated with a statue at Ibrox stadium; recognises the major changes to football stadia design and standards and that spectator safety is always paramount in enjoying sport.

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.

Linden, David
Scottish National Party
Signed on 30 December 2020
Glasgow East
Monaghan, Carol
Scottish National Party
Signed on 30 December 2020
Glasgow North West
Grady, Patrick
Scottish National Party
Signed on 30 December 2020
Glasgow North
McLaughlin, Anne
Scottish National Party
Signed on 30 December 2020
Glasgow North East
McDonald, Stewart Malcolm
Scottish National Party
Signed on 30 December 2020
Glasgow South
Thomson, Richard
Scottish National Party
Signed on 30 December 2020
Gordon
O'Hara, Brendan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 30 December 2020
Argyll and Bute
Newlands, Gavin
Scottish National Party
Signed on 30 December 2020
Paisley and Renfrewshire North
Hanvey, Neale
Scottish National Party
Signed on 30 December 2020
Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath
Whitford, Dr Philippa
Scottish National Party
Signed on 30 December 2020
Central Ayrshire
Oswald, Kirsten
Scottish National Party
Signed on 30 December 2020
East Renfrewshire
Day, Martyn
Scottish National Party
Signed on 30 December 2020
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Nicolson, John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 30 December 2020
Ochil and South Perthshire
Thompson, Owen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 30 December 2020
Midlothian
Cherry, Joanna
Scottish National Party
Signed on 30 December 2020
Edinburgh South West
Gibson, Patricia
Scottish National Party
Signed on 30 December 2020
North Ayrshire and Arran
Dorans, Allan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 30 December 2020
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock
Bonnar, Steven
Scottish National Party
Signed on 30 December 2020
Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill
Docherty-Hughes, Martin
Scottish National Party
Signed on 30 December 2020
West Dunbartonshire
Cowan, Ronnie
Scottish National Party
Signed on 30 December 2020
Inverclyde
Brock, Deidre
Scottish National Party
Signed on 30 December 2020
Edinburgh North and Leith
Fellows, Marion
Scottish National Party
Signed on 30 December 2020
Motherwell and Wishaw
MacNeil, Angus Brendan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 30 December 2020
Na h-Eileanan an Iar
Doogan, Dave
Scottish National Party
Signed on 30 December 2020
Angus
McNally, John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 30 December 2020
Falkirk
Law, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 5 January 2021
Dundee West
Mishra, Navendu
Labour
Signed on 6 January 2021
Stockport
Ferrier, Margaret
Independent
Signed on 11 January 2021
Rutherglen and Hamilton West
Edwards, Jonathan
Independent
Signed on 11 January 2021
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Lake, Ben
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 11 January 2021
Ceredigion
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 11 January 2021
Hayes and Harlington
Saville Roberts, Liz
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 11 January 2021
Dwyfor Meirionnydd
Williams, Hywel
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 11 January 2021
Arfon
Hill, Mike
Labour
Signed on 11 January 2021
Hartlepool
Campbell, Mr Gregory
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 12 January 2021
East Londonderry
Lockhart, Carla
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 12 January 2021
Upper Bann
Bardell, Hannah
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 January 2021
Livingston
McDonald, Stuart C
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 January 2021
Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East
Hendry, Drew
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 January 2021
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
Cameron, Dr Lisa
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 January 2021
East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.