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Clause 14 - Functions

Part of National Lottery Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 6:45 pm on 25th October 2005.

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Photo of Adam Afriyie Adam Afriyie Conservative, Windsor 6:45 pm, 25th October 2005

I am still marginally alarmed by this. The general concern is about the Government’s ability to direct the flow of funding, especially from the BLF. While other third parties may come in and place criteria on how that funding is matched, surely there must be some understanding of the concern that the Government should not be excluded from the list of funders who can ask that their money be earmarked for a particular project.