Football (Disorder) Bill — 13 Jul 2000

Order for Second Reading read.

I beg to move, That the Bill be now read a Second time.

In my statement on 4 July, I told the House that additional measures were required to prevent a recurrence of the appalling scenes witnessed in Brussels and Charleroi during Euro 2000. I outlined what those measures should be and why it was important that they were introduced as soon as possible. However, I pointed out that Members of this House and the other place quite properly take their responsibilities for examining legislation very seriously and recognise the need to combine speed with careful scrutiny.

caused or contributed to any violence and disorder in the United Kingdom or elsewhere.

taken all measures that other countries have taken.--[ Official Report , 19 June 2000; Vol. 352, c. 38.]

any moves in Parliament to restrict English football hooligans following the trouble witnessed at Euro 2000.

I am today making this important offer to the Prime Minister. The Conservative Party will give full support and co-operation in Parliament to Government legislation.--

Hague offers Blair help on football hooligans

Conservative Leader, William Hague has pledged that his Party will support any moves in Parliament to restrict English football hooligans following the trouble witnessed at Euro 2000?

conduct which constitutes a crime.

at any time . . . caused or contributed to any violence or disorder

opposes in principle measures such as the imposition of criminal sanctions on those unconvicted of any criminal offence in any country, let alone any football related offence.

Well, first, we are not talking about criminal convictions in those cases, and surely Liberty should agree that prevention is better than waiting until a conviction is secured, and following that with punishment.

we are concerned that the standard of proof adopted by the magistrates' courts would be the civil law "balance of probabilities" standard rather than the higher criminal law standard of "beyond all reasonable doubt". This is despite the fact that any breach of a banning order would be a criminal, not a civil, offence.

The Secretary of State may by order make . . . any supplementary, incidental or consequential provision . . . any transitory, transitional or saving provision,

which he considers necessary or expedient for the purposes of, in consequence of or for giving full effect to any provision of this Act.

may take into account . . . any decision of a court or tribunal outside the United Kingdom . . . any decision of a public authority, whether in the United Kingdom or elsewhere--

Her Britannic Majesty's Secretary of State Requests and requires in the Name of Her Majesty all those whom it may concern to allow the bearer to pass freely without let or hindrance and to afford the bearer such assistance and protection as maybe necessary.

If it appears to a constable in uniform that the behaviour of a person present before him is such that immediate enquiries should be made to determine whether or not the condition in section 14B(2) above is met, the constable may exercise the power in subsection (3)

to detain the person in his custody

Everyone has the right to liberty and security of person. No one shall be deprived of his liberty save in the following cases and in accordance with a procedure prescribed by law.

the lawful arrest or detention of a person effected for the purpose of bringing him before the competent legal authority on reasonable suspicion of having committed an offence or when it is reasonably considered necessary to prevent his committing an offence.

that the behaviour of a person present before him is such that immediate enquiries should be made

Man United, Man United, Man United are no good.

I unreservedly offer the support of the . . . party for any Bill which is genuinely and effectively concerned with football safety and the enhancement of a great national game. These are not and should not be matters of party political dispute. But this Bill--

does not meet those requirements. As drafted it can never do so. That is why we are opposing it tonight.--[ Official Report , 27 June 1989; Vol. 155, c. 862.]

Question put, That the Bill be now read a Second time:--

The House divided: Ayes 206, Noes 6.

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Frank DoranAberdeen CentralLabaye
Mrs Helen LiddellAirdrie and ShottsLab (minister)aye
Richard ShepherdAldridge-BrownhillsConno
Judy MallaberAmber ValleyLabaye
Geoff HoonAshfieldLab (minister)aye
Sandra OsborneAyrLabaye
Margaret HodgeBarkingLab (minister)aye
John HuttonBarrow and FurnessLab (minister)aye
Angela SmithBasildonLabaye
Mr Joe AshtonBassetlawLabaye
Martin LintonBatterseaLabaye
Patrick HallBedfordLabaye
Mr Nigel BeardBexleyheath and CrayfordLabaye
Gisela StuartBirmingham, EdgbastonLab (minister)aye
Steve McCabeBirmingham, Hall GreenLab (minister)aye
Richard BurdenBirmingham, NorthfieldLabaye
Mr Jeff RookerBirmingham, Perry BarrLab (minister)aye
Ms Estelle MorrisBirmingham, YardleyLab (minister)aye
Mr Derek FosterBishop AucklandLab (minister)aye
Jack StrawBlackburnLab (minister)aye
Mr John McWilliamBlaydonLabaye
David CrausbyBolton North EastLab (minister)aye
Joe BentonBootleLabaye
Gerry SutcliffeBradford SouthLab (minister)aye
Mr Alan HurstBraintreeLabaye
Mr Paul BoatengBrent SouthLab (minister)aye
Ann KeenBrentford and IsleworthLabaye
Mr Win GriffithsBridgendLabaye
Ian CawseyBrigg and GooleLabaye
Desmond TurnerBrighton, KemptownLabaye
David LepperBrighton, PavilionLabaye
Doug NaysmithBristol North WestLabaye
Mrs Valerie DaveyBristol WestLabaye
Eric ForthBromley and ChislehurstContellno
Nick PalmerBroxtoweLabaye
Mr Peter PikeBurnleyLabaye
David ChaytorBury NorthLabaye
Ivan LewisBury SouthLabaye
Alun MichaelCardiff South and PenarthLabaye
Mr Rhodri MorganCardiff WestLabaye
Eric MartlewCarlisleLabaye
Dr Alan WilliamsCarmarthen East and DinefwrLabaye
Nick AingerCarmarthen West and South PembrokeshireLabaye
Mrs Christine ButlerCastle PointLabaye
Christopher ChopeChristchurchContellno
Christine RussellCity of ChesterLabaye
Hugh BayleyCity of YorkLab (minister)aye
Mr Tony WorthingtonClydebank and MilngavieLabaye
Jimmy HoodClydesdaleLab (minister)aye
Tom ClarkeCoatbridge and ChrystonLabaye
Phil HopeCorbyLabaye
Bob AinsworthCoventry North EastLab (minister)aye
Jim CunninghamCoventry SouthLab (minister)aye
Laura MoffattCrawleyLabaye
Geraint DaviesCroydon CentralLab (minister)aye
Malcolm WicksCroydon NorthLab (minister)aye
Rosemary McKennaCumbernauld and KilsythLabaye
Mr Brian WilsonCunninghame NorthLab (minister)aye
Brian H DonohoeCunninghame SouthLabaye
Bob LaxtonDerby NorthLabaye
Mrs Ann TaylorDewsburyLab (minister)aye
Rosie WintertonDoncaster CentralLabaye
Mr Kevin HughesDoncaster NorthLab (minister)aye
Gwyn ProsserDoverLabaye
Professor Ross CranstonDudley NorthLab (minister)aye
Tessa JowellDulwich and West NorwoodLab (minister)aye
John McFallDumbartonLabaye
Russell BrownDumfriesLab (minister)aye
Steve PoundEaling NorthLab (minister)aye
Mr Clive SoleyEaling, Acton and Shepherd's BushLab (minister)aye
Piara S KhabraEaling, SouthallLabaye
Stephen TimmsEast HamLab (minister)aye
Jim MurphyEast RenfrewshireLab (minister)aye
Alistair DarlingEdinburgh CentralLab (minister)aye
Malcolm ChisholmEdinburgh North and LeithLabaye
Dr Lynda ClarkEdinburgh PentlandsLab (minister)aye
Andrew LoveEdmontonLab (minister)aye
Andrew MillerEllesmere Port and NestonLabaye
Clive EffordElthamLab (minister)aye
John AustinErith and ThamesmeadLabaye
Ben BradshawExeterLab (minister)aye
Michael ConnartyFalkirk EastLab (minister)aye
Alan KeenFeltham and HestonLabaye
Rudi VisFinchley and Golders GreenLabaye
Mrs Diana OrganForest of DeanLabaye
Edward LeighGainsboroughCon (front bench)no
Ms Joyce QuinGateshead East and Washington WestLab (minister)aye
Vernon CoakerGedlingLabaye
Paul ClarkGillinghamLabaye
Mrs Maria FyfeGlasgow MaryhillLabaye
Ian DavidsonGlasgow PollokLab (minister)aye
Thomas McAvoyGlasgow RutherglenLab (minister)aye
David MarshallGlasgow ShettlestonLabaye
Martin CatonGowerLab (minister)aye
Mr Chris PondGraveshamLabaye
Sylvia HealHalesowen and Rowley Regiswhilst Labaye
David DavisHaltemprice and HowdenCon (front bench)no
Derek TwiggHaltonLabaye
Mr Bill TynanHamilton SouthLabaye
Bill RammellHarlowLabaye
Tony McNultyHarrow EastLab (minister)aye
Gareth ThomasHarrow WestLab (minister)aye
Mr Peter MandelsonHartlepoolLab (minister)aye
Michael Jabez FosterHastings and RyeLabaye
Mr Tony McWalterHemel HempsteadLabaye
Jon TrickettHemsworthLabaye
Jim DobbinHeywood and MiddletonLabaye
Frank DobsonHolborn and St PancrasLabaye
Mrs Barbara RocheHornsey and Wood GreenLab (minister)aye
Fraser KempHoughton and Washington EastLabaye
Greg PopeHyndburnLab (minister)aye
Jeremy CorbynIslington NorthLabno
Mr Chris SmithIslington South and FinsburyLab (minister)aye
Don TouhigIslwynLab (minister)tellaye
Stephen HepburnJarrowLab (minister)aye
Mr Phil SawfordKetteringLabaye
Des BrowneKilmarnock and LoudounLabaye
Alan JohnsonKingston upon Hull West and HessleLab (minister)aye
Roger BerryKingswoodLabaye
Dr Lewis MoonieKirkcaldyLab (minister)aye
George HowarthKnowsley North and Sefton EastLab (minister)aye
Edward O'HaraKnowsley SouthLabaye
John BattleLeeds WestLab (minister)aye
Keith VazLeicester EastLab (minister)aye
Mr Peter Temple-MorrisLeominsterwhilst Labaye
Jim DowdLewisham WestLab (minister)tellaye
Joan RuddockLewisham, DeptfordLabaye
Harry CohenLeyton and WansteadLabaye
Gillian MerronLincolnLabaye
Maria EagleLiverpool, GarstonLabaye
Peter KilfoyleLiverpool, WaltonLabaye
Margaret MoranLuton SouthLabaye
Tony LloydManchester CentralLabaye
Mr Keith BradleyManchester, WithingtonLab (minister)aye
Phyllis StarkeyMilton Keynes South WestLabaye
Siobhain McDonaghMitcham and MordenLabaye
Frank RoyMotherwell and WishawLabaye
Mr Calum MacDonaldNa h-Eileanan an IarLabaye
Peter HainNeathLabaye
Jim CousinsNewcastle upon Tyne CentralLabaye
Mr Alan HowarthNewport EastLab (minister)aye
Mr Brian WhiteNorth East Milton KeynesLabaye
Stephen ByersNorth TynesideLab (minister)aye
Mike O'BrienNorth WarwickshireLab (minister)aye
Hilary ArmstrongNorth West DurhamLab (minister)aye
Sally KeebleNorthampton NorthLabaye
Charles ClarkeNorwich SouthLab (minister)aye
Graham AllenNottingham NorthLab (minister)aye
Bill OlnerNuneatonLabaye
Phil WoolasOldham East and SaddleworthLabaye
Michael MeacherOldham West and RoytonLab (minister)aye
Andrew SmithOxford EastLab (minister)aye
Mrs Irene AdamsPaisley NorthLab (minister)aye
Gordon PrenticePendleLabaye
Jim FitzpatrickPoplar and Canning TownLabaye
Mr Syd RapsonPortsmouth NorthLabaye
Mrs Jackie LawrencePreseli PembrokeshireLabaye
Mr Tony ColmanPutneyLabaye
Jacqui SmithRedditchLab (minister)aye
Karen BuckRegent's Park and Kensington NorthLabaye
Mrs Eileen GordonRomfordLabaye
Janet AndersonRossendale and DarwenLab (minister)aye
Kevin BarronRother ValleyLab (minister)aye
Hazel BlearsSalfordLabaye
Elliot MorleyScunthorpeLab (minister)aye
John GroganSelbyLab (minister)aye
Clive BettsSheffield, AttercliffeLab (minister)aye
Paddy TippingSherwoodLab (minister)aye
Chris LeslieShipleyLabaye
Douglas HoggSleaford and North HykehamConno
Mark ToddSouth DerbyshireLabaye
David BorrowSouth RibbleLabaye
Stephen LadymanSouth ThanetLabaye
Mr Kerry PollardSt AlbansLabaye
Dave WattsSt Helens NorthLabaye
Charlotte AtkinsStaffordshire MoorlandsLabaye
Barbara FollettStevenageLabaye
Anne McGuireStirlingLab (minister)aye
Ann CoffeyStockportLabaye
Mark FisherStoke-on-Trent CentralLabaye
Keith HillStreathamLab (minister)aye
Beverley HughesStretford and UrmstonLab (minister)aye
David DrewStroudLab (minister)aye
Chris MullinSunderland SouthLab (minister)aye
Mr Norman FowlerSutton ColdfieldConaye
Mr Donald AndersonSwansea EastLab (minister)aye
Brian JenkinsTamworthLabaye
Andrew MacKinlayThurrockLabaye
Mr Tom CoxTootingLabaye
Paul MurphyTorfaenLab (minister)aye
David ClellandTyne BridgeLab (minister)aye
Mr Keith DarvillUpminsterLabaye
Kate HoeyVauxhallLab (minister)aye
Angela EagleWallaseyLab (minister)aye
David WinnickWalsall NorthLab (minister)aye
Bruce GeorgeWalsall SouthLabaye
Denis MurphyWansbeckLabaye
John SpellarWarleyLab (minister)aye
Helen JonesWarrington NorthLabaye
Helen SouthworthWarrington SouthLabaye
James PlaskittWarwick and LeamingtonLabaye
Claire WardWatfordLabaye
Mike HallWeaver ValeLab (minister)aye
Miss Melanie JohnsonWelwyn HatfieldLab (minister)aye
John HealeyWentworthLabaye
Mr Peter SnapeWest Bromwich EastLabaye
Simon BurnsWest ChelmsfordCon (front bench)aye
Mr Tony BanksWest HamLab (minister)aye
Mr Colin PickthallWest LancashireLabaye
Mr Roger CasaleWimbledonLabaye
Ben ChapmanWirral SouthLabaye
Shaun WoodwardWitneywhilst Labaye
Michael FosterWorcesterLabaye
Peter BottomleyWorthing WestConno
Mr David LockWyre ForestLab (minister)aye
Paul GogginsWythenshawe and Sale EastLabaye

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