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Auldheid says: February 24, 2014 at 8:17 pm Thanks for your …

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Auldheid says: February 24, 2014 at 8:17 pm

Thanks for your thoughts which prompted me to do some further internet research.

Re FIFA and government involvement in football.

UK Parliamentary Select Committees are elected from amongst the cohort of MPs periodically.
All Party Parliamentary Groups consist of volunteer MPs who share a common interest in a particular subject. From the Report you posted the APPG for Mutuals liaised with the Chair of the Select Committee for Culture Media & Sport and the APPG on Football before inviting representatives from the FA / EPL/ EFL and Supporters Direct to meet with them in November 2013.

There was of course the Scottish Football Review Committee chaired by Henry McLeish that reported in 2010.

My search on the Scottish Parliament website discovered the following meeting on 20 February 2014.


I’ll try to check periodically for a report of the meeting and post it on here in due course.

More on Bruce Crawford at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bruce_Crawford that includes links to his own website. He must have time to consider correspondence from constituents if he had a meeting last Friday.

It also appears that Scottish residents, (I’ve been an economic migrant since 1978) can petition the Scottish Parliament Public Petitions Committee on most matters. Here’s a copy of their November 2013 Report for example. http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/parliamentarybusiness/28862.aspx?r=8878&mode=pdf

The following link illustrates how much effort petitioners might have to put in to get anywhere.

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Rangers: Imran Ahmad to ask judge to arrest £750,000 funds
By Alasdair Lamont Senior football reporter, BBC Scotland


Lawyers for Rangers’ former commercial director, Imran Ahmad, will on Tuesday ask a judge to arrest funds of £750,000 as their legal battle continues.

Ahmad’s lawyers will argue that the Rangers Football Club Ltd is trading insolvently and would be unable to pay if he won his claim against them.

The man who arrived at Ibrox along with former chief executive Charles Green initially intended to pursue £3.4m.

He claims he is owed at least £500,000 in unpaid bonuses.

The case will be heard by Lord Tyre at the Court of Session in Edinburgh on Tuesday morning.

It emerged earlier this month that Ahmad’s lawyers wished to call Green as a witness, something Rangers are reluctant to see happen.

Rangers currently do not have their financial woes to seek and announced on Monday that they had secured loans totalling £1.5m to help them meet cashflow requirements for the remainder of the season.

Players also refused to accept a 15% pay cut proposal as the Rangers chief executive Graham Wallace seeks to make savings.

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john clarke says: February 24, 2014 at 7:32 pm


As anticipated your report puts to shame the one from STV’s Grant Russell posted at 7:09 pm on February 24, 2014 by Exiled Celt.

Have a million TUs for your efforts and a good night’s sleep. 😆

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