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John Leech tables parliamentary motion about homophobic chants at football matches

Liberal Democrat MP for Manchester Withington, John Leech, has tabled an Early Day Motion (number 1265)¬†which calls for action to be taken against homophobic chanting at football matches, pointing out that if the chants were about someone’s race or skin colour, then they would be tackled.

His EDM says:

That this House welcomes the report from the Brighton and Hove Albion Supporters’ Club (BHASC), along with the Gay Football Supporters’ Network (GFSN), that details evidence and a log of the level of homophobic chanting at both home and away matches; recognises the extent of the problem when Brighton fans have been

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