As previously reported, a Parliamentary debate took place on Monday 25th June in relation to Safe Standing. It turned out to be a well-attended, interesting debate with those in attendance by and large demonstrating that they were up to speed on all of the relevant issues including one of our own, Gateshead MP and NUFC fan Ian Mearns who spoke up in favour of Safe Standing. Momentum is gathering and we await further developments.
If you missed the debate it can be watched via the link below;
You can read the transcript of the debate here;
Research on the subject can be accessed via the following link;
Finally if you want to view the petition itself which sparked off the Parliamentary debate please click on the following link
The Government have announced that they are undertaking a review on the issue of Safe Standing and the Opposition have recently announced that they support its introduction .We will update once we have more to report.