Football Governance (Supporters’ Participation) Bill is Published

parliament-uk-logoThis Bill is now expected to have its second reading debate in the House of Commons on Friday 4th March 2016 having been deferred from the 4th December 2015.

The Bill aims to “Require football clubs to offer for sale to their supporters a specified percentage of shares in the club upon a change of ownership; to require that a minimum number of places on the club’s board be set aside for election by a qualifying supporters’ organisation; to define what constitutes a qualifying supporters’ organisation; and for connected purposes.”

This Bill was successfully introduced to Parliament on 7 July 2015 under the Ten Minute Rule.

Click here to read the bill (it’s not that long!)