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The Rooney Rule In The English Football League

EDM number 1304 in 2017-19, proposed by John Mann on 22/05/2018.
Categorised under the topics of Ethnic groups and Sports.

That this House welcomes the introduction of the Rooney Rule in January 2018 by the Football Association; notes that the rule ensure that at least one Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidate is interviewed for roles within the English League; further notes that only five coaches across 92 football league clubs are BAME which is not representative of the diversity in English football; calls on the Premier League to introduce the Rooney Rule into its recruitment processes; further calls on the Football Association to produce an annual report on the success of the implementation of this policy; and congratulates the Professional Footballers Association for its campaign on this issue.

This motion has been signed by a total of 7 MPs.

John Mann22/05/2018BassetlawLabourProposed
Jim Shannon23/05/2018StrangfordDUPSeconded
Kelvin Hopkins23/05/2018Luton NorthLabourSeconded
Alan Brown12/06/2018Kilmarnock and LoudounScottish National PartySeconded
Drew Hendry12/06/2018Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and StrathspeyScottish National PartySeconded
Hannah Bardell13/06/2018LivingstonScottish National PartySeconded
Douglas Chapman14/06/2018Dunfermline and West FifeScottish National PartySigned

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