Our local MP and External Director of the Fans Trust has tabled this Early Day Motion
That this House notes with deep concern that a winding-up order has been served on Leyton Orient FC by HM Revenue and Customs due to non-payment of taxes by the club's owner, Francesco Becchetti; further notes Mr Becchetti's highly dubious business record, including a criminal investigation by the Albanian Government, and his incompetent stewardship of Leyton Orient FC; notes that a venerable and well-known community football club is now under threat; and calls on the Government to enforce a genuine fit and proper person test, ensuring that any prospective or current club owner's ability and willingness to pay creditors is robustly checked on a regular basis.
Hopefully we can put yet more pressure on the powers that be
Can you all encourage your local MPs to sign this please
Perhaps also a warning to other clubs to carry out thorough checks on potential 'investors', BEFORE signing their Club away, rather than be driven by the £ signs. "If something seems too good to be true..etc"