Don't let anyone tell you lobbying politicians won't have any impact. If it wouldn't make any difference why are our opponents devoting their resources to lobbying against change?
MUST had meetings with all the main parties before the election including Government special advisors at Number 10 as well as Jeremy Hunt - now the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport.
intense lobbying by MUST and others the new Coalition Government made
the unprecedented move to include specific promises in its joint
manifesto that the new Government would: "encourage reform of football
governance rules to support the co-operative ownership of football clubs
new sports minister, Hugh Robertson MP, then said on May 18th that:
"We'll give football the chance to sort itself out first by seeing how
they plan to reform over the summer, and if it doesn't work then the
Government will step in. We need to take a serious look at reforming the
governance and structure of football in this country."
To make sure that the politicians stick to their promises, we need your help.