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Football Governance Bill 2014-15

Type of Bill:
Private Members' Bill (Presentation Bill)
Sponsor:
Damian Collins

Progress of the Bill

Bill started in the House of Commons

  1. House of Commons
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  2. House of Lords
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  3. Consideration of Amendments
  4. Royal Assent

Latest Bill

House Bill Date
Commons Bill 70 2014-2015, as introduced | PDF version, 79KB 05.11.2014

Latest news on the Football Governance Bill 2014-15

This Bill was stood over at its second reading on 7 November 2014 because fewer than 40 MPs were present. The Bill can still progress through the House. The second reading debate will be on a date to be announced.

This Bill was presented to Parliament on 7 July 2014. This is known as the first reading and there was no debate on the Bill at this stage.

This Bill is a Private Member’s Bill. If you wish to know more about this bill please contact its sponsor, Damian Collins.

Summary of the Football Governance Bill 2014-15

A Bill to require professional and semi-professional football clubs in England to disclose the identity of their owners; to give the Football Association powers to block the ownership of a club by anyone whom they consider is not a fit and proper person; to require all creditors of a football club to be compensated equally should the club go into administration; to facilitate the raising by supporters’ organisations of the finance required to acquire a controlling stake in a football club; and for connected purposes.

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