Alison Johnstone has welcomed the launch of the Scottish Government consultation into fan involvement in Scottish football clubs. The consultation seeks views on legislation that would establish fan rights in the stewardship of Scottish football clubs.
The consultation opens after the Scottish Greens secured amendments to the Community Empowerment Bill that give Ministers the power to establish a fans’ right to buy their football clubs.
“This is a very exciting moment for Scottish football – it’s a chance for us to give fans a proper say in the running of the clubs they support.…
Whatever you think of the prospect of Lady Mone, one thing should be clear by now.
Every country deserves a system of government that is accountable to the people, and as long as an unelected House of Lords exists, the UK will not be truly democratic. We simply cannot trust legislative scrutiny in the hands of a body dominated by the rich and privileged, far removed from the daily reality of life faced by the people over whom they exercise power.…