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120th Anniversary Of Rugby League

EDM number 396 in 2015-16, proposed by Greg Mulholland on 08/09/2015.
Categorised under the topic of Sports.

That this House acknowledges the 120th anniversary of the birth of rugby league football; welcomes the sport's creation on 29 August 1895 at the George Hotel in Huddersfield; is grateful to the clubs that created the Northern Union, Batley, Bradford, Brighouse, Broughton Rangers, Halifax, Huddersfield, Hull FC, Hunslet, Leeds, Leigh, Liversedge, Manningham, Oldham, Rochdale, Runcorn, Stockport, St Helens, Tyldesley, Wakefield Trinity, Warrington, Widnes and Wigan; pays tribute to all those involved in the game's development into a globally enjoyed sport; recognises the sport as one of the most innovative and professionally run wherever it is played; and wishes the sport even greater success over the next 120 years.

This motion has been signed by a total of 10 MPs.

Greg Mulholland08/09/2015Leeds North WestLiberal DemocratProposed
Mark Durkan08/09/2015FoyleSocial Democratic and Labour PartySeconded
Peter Bottomley08/09/2015Worthing WestConservativeSeconded
Alan Meale09/09/2015MansfieldLabourSeconded
Jim Shannon09/09/2015StrangfordDUPSeconded
David Simpson10/09/2015Upper BannDUPSeconded
Bob Blackman10/09/2015Harrow EastConservativeSigned
David Mowat11/09/2015Warrington SouthConservativeSigned
Chris Matheson14/09/2015City of ChesterLabourSigned
David Crausby22/10/2015Bolton North EastLabourSigned

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