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British Veterans Athletics Federation

EDM number 759 in 1999-00, proposed by Alan Keen on 18/05/2000.

That this House congratulates the British Veterans Athletics Federation on gaining 114 gold medals at the 13th World Veterans Track and Field Championships, held at Gateshead and South Tyneside between July 29th and August 8th 1999, in particular the four world records set by Stephen Peters (Men's Over 45, 200m), Rosemary Chimes (Women's Over 65 discus), Jenny Brown (Women's Over 40 Heptathlon) and the Women's Over 60, 4 by 400m relay team; commends the federation for having the foresight and ability,together with Gateshead Metropolitan Borough Council and the South Tyneside Metropolitan Borough Council, to successfully bid to bring these championships to Great Britain and to provide such a memorable and well-organised athletics event for the 78 participating countries; and urges the Minister for Sport to support more plans to encourage more people of older age groups to participate in active sport as part of a healthy lifestyle.

This motion has been signed by a total of 52 MPs.

Alan Keen18/05/2000Feltham & HestonLabour Co-operativeProposed
Bob Russell18/05/2000ColchesterLiberal DemocratSigned
Derek Wyatt18/05/2000Sittingbourne & SheppeyLabourSigned
Rudi Vis18/05/2000Finchley & Golders GreenLabourSigned
David Taylor18/05/2000North West LeicestershireLabour Co-operativeSigned
Harry Barnes18/05/2000North East DerbyshireLabourSigned
John Austin18/05/2000Erith & ThamesmeadLabourSigned
Mike Hancock18/05/2000Portsmouth SouthLiberal DemocratSigned
Win Griffiths18/05/2000BridgendLabourSigned
Norman Godman18/05/2000Greenock & InverclydeLabourSigned
Ian Gibson18/05/2000Norwich NorthLabourSigned
Derek Foster18/05/2000Bishop AucklandLabourSigned
Ronnie Fearn18/05/2000SouthportLiberal DemocratSigned
Bill Etherington18/05/2000Sunderland NorthLabourSigned
Lawrence Cunliffe18/05/2000LeighLabourSigned
John Maxton18/05/2000Glasgow, CathcartLabourSigned
Ann Cryer18/05/2000KeighleyLabourSigned
Alan Simpson18/05/2000Nottingham SouthLabourSigned
Doug Henderson18/05/2000Newcastle upon Tyne NorthLabourSigned
Lynne Jones18/05/2000Birmingham, Selly OakLabourSigned
Elfyn Llwyd18/05/2000Meirionnydd Nant ConwyPlaid CymruSigned
John McDonnell18/05/2000Hayes & HarlingtonLabourSigned
Kevin McNamara18/05/2000Kingston upon Hull NorthLabourSigned
Bill Michie18/05/2000Sheffield, HeeleyLabourSigned
Michael Clapham18/05/2000Barnsley West & PenistoneLabourSigned
David Clark18/05/2000South ShieldsLabourSigned
Jeremy Corbyn18/05/2000Islington NorthLabourSigned
Brian Cotter18/05/2000Weston-Super-MareLiberal DemocratSigned
Tom Cox18/05/2000TootingLabourSigned
Vincent Cable19/05/2000TwickenhamLiberal DemocratSigned
Andrew Dismore19/05/2000HendonLabourSigned
Huw Edwards22/05/2000MonmouthLabourSigned
Donald Gorrie22/05/2000Edinburgh WestLiberal DemocratSigned
Barry Jones22/05/2000Alyn & DeesideLabourSigned
Paul Keetch22/05/2000HerefordLiberal DemocratSigned
Paul Marsden23/05/2000Shrewsbury & AtchamLabourSigned
Eric Clarke23/05/2000MidlothianLabourSigned
Syd Rapson24/05/2000Portsmouth NorthLabourSigned
Bill Tynan24/05/2000Hamilton SouthLabourSigned
Clive Efford25/05/2000ElthamLabourSigned
Eileen Gordon25/05/2000RomfordLabourSigned
Ken Maginnis25/05/2000Fermanagh & South TyroneUUPSigned
Eric Illsley25/05/2000Barnsley CentralLabourSigned
Tom Pendry25/05/2000Stalybridge & HydeLabourSigned
Michael Foster05/06/2000WorcesterLabourSigned
Betty Williams05/06/2000ConwyLabourSigned
Dennis Skinner06/06/2000BolsoverLabourSigned
David Borrow08/06/2000South RibbleLabourSigned
Nigel Jones20/06/2000CheltenhamLiberal DemocratSigned
David Crausby29/06/2000Bolton North EastLabourSigned
Mohammad Sarwar18/07/2000Glasgow, GovanLabourSigned
Irene Adams27/07/2000Paisley NorthLabourSigned

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