Early day motion 915

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That this House notes that York's professional, semi-professional and amateur sports clubs have worked closely in partnership with the local authority to develop a community stadium at Monks Cross; believes that the only suitable site for a community stadium is at Monks Cross; welcomes the economic and socio-economic benefits that will accrue to the York City Football Club and the York Knights Rugby League Club, the community of York and the local authority, directly through increased tourism, educational opportunities, skills-training and employment; further recognises the community stadium will promote social inclusion by providing a focus from which to build community programmes; further welcomes the opportunity for York City FC and York City Knights to build on their existing community links and expand their successful community programmes; acknowledges the public support for the plans; urges City of York Council Planning Department to approve the proposal at its meeting on 27 March 2015; and commends the Monks Cross site proposal to the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Barron, Kevin Labour Party Rother Valley 24.03.2015
Bayley, Hugh Labour Party York Central 24.03.2015
Dobson, Frank Labour Party Holborn and St Pancras 24.03.2015
Hamilton, Fabian Labour Party Leeds North East 24.03.2015
McDonnell, Alasdair Social Democratic and Labour Party Belfast South 25.03.2015
McDonnell, John Labour Party Hayes and Harlington 24.03.2015
Meale, Alan Labour Party Mansfield 25.03.2015
Mitchell, Austin Labour Party Great Grimsby 24.03.2015
Owen, Albert Labour Party Ynys Môn 24.03.2015