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Football Pitches (Invasion By Supporters)

Volume 728: debated on Thursday 12 May 1966

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if, in view of the public danger caused by the increasing tendency of football supporters invade the field of play in congratulation of their team, he will take steps by legislation or otherwise, to prohibit such conduct.

No. My right hon. Friend does not consider that legislation for this purpose would be justified.