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Football: Racism - Statement

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 3:08 pm on 15th October 2019.

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Photo of The Bishop of Leeds The Bishop of Leeds Bishop 3:08 pm, 15th October 2019

My Lords, it is very clear that what we saw in that match yesterday is just part of a much wider issue around the rise of far-right fascism in eastern European countries. Are the Government paying attention to that, and to the context in which this particular phenomenon in football fits in?