Broadcasting of Sport: Terrestrial Channels

Part of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 22nd March 2018.

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Photo of Tracey Crouch Tracey Crouch The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport 12:00 am, 22nd March 2018

It is understandable that any host nation of a major sporting event, of which the FIFA World cup in Russia is one, likes to announce the event with a fanfare. However, the Government are working closely with the Football Association to give it all the support it needs in terms of security for the team and also guidance to the fans so that they can go to and from the World cup safely.