Football Governance (Supporters’ Participation) Bill 2015-16
Progress of the Bill
Bill started in the House of Commons
- House of Commons
- House of Lords
- Royal Assent
- 2nd reading: House of Commons 4 March, 2016 | 04.03.2016
|Bill 50 2015-16, as introduced | PDF version, 85KB||02.12.2015|
Latest news on the Football Governance (Supporters’ Participation) Bill 2015-16
The 2015-16 session of Parliament has ended and this Bill will make no further progress.
This Bill was introduced to Parliament on 7 July 2015 under the Ten Minute Rule. This allows an MP to make his or her case for a new bill in a speech lasting up to ten minutes. An opposing speech may also be made before the House decides whether or not the bill should be introduced. If the MP is successful the bill is taken to have had its first reading.
Summary of the Football Governance (Supporters’ Participation) Bill 2015-16A Bill to require football clubs to offer for sale to their supporters a specified percentage of shares in the club upon a change of ownership; to require that a minimum number of places on the club’s board be set aside for election by a qualifying supporters’ organisation; to define what constitutes a qualifying supporters’ organisation; and for connected purposes.
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