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Gambling-Related Harm — [Steve McCabe in the Chair] (19 Mar 2019)

Rosena Allin-Khan: ...to reducing gambling-related harm. [Interruption.] I hope that his chuckle is in acknowledgment of that. Gambling addiction currently affects 430,000 people in the UK. That many people could fill Wembley stadium four times over. Last year’s debate on fixed odds betting terminals showed us what can be achieved when politicians, experts and campaigners come together on such an important...

Committees: Offshore Wind Substations: East of England (11 Mar 2019)

George Freeman: ...on the scale that we are talking about? When I talk about a substation, I am not talking about something the size of a container that hums in the rain behind a hedge; these are the size of Wembley stadium, and I shall have two of them outside one village. Thirdly, what can a community that is being asked to carry that kind of infrastructure expect in the way of proper consultation and...

Social Security: Sport in the UK (4 Feb 2019)

Gareth Thomas: ...owners to account. There certainly is not enough investment from premier league revenues into grassroots sport. If the Football Association has to think about selling our greatest sporting asset—Wembley stadium—to get substantial investment into grassroots sport, that is an indicator that the Premier League is not doing enough. A 10% share of the TV rights that the Premier League...

Grassroots Football Funding: Wembley Stadium — [Mr Philip Hollobone in the Chair] (22 Jan 2019)

Mims Davies: ..., to ensure that we continue to champion the sport and that we consider the facilities and the wider community value of football. The league funds also provide a voice for fans and help to fund new stadiums, which we enjoy visiting from time to time—or, hopefully, regularly—and which, as I mentioned, will perhaps help to bring back the World cup to these shores. The FA is not far...

Thames Water Reservoir at Abingdon (12 Dec 2018)

Therese Coffey: ...—needs to come from new infrastructure, and the other two thirds from water efficiency and leakage reduction. To put that in context, 3.5 billion litres per day is almost enough water to fill Wembley stadium every day. Thames Water’s proposed reservoir would provide about 300 million litres per day. The Government recognise that to meet our future water needs, we require a twin-track...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Wembley Stadium (19 Nov 2018)

Graham Jones: To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, pursuant to the Answer of 6 November 2018 to Question 185569 on Wembley Stadium, if he will publish the minutes of the meeting between the Minister for Sport and Civil Society and the Chief Executive of the Football Association.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: American Football (15 Nov 2018)

Lord Ashton of Hyde: ...great success, with average attendances of 85,000 demonstrating the strong appetite for American football in the UK. We are delighted at the NFL’s announcement of four London games in 2019, at Wembley and Tottenham Hotspur’s new stadium.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Wembley Stadium (6 Nov 2018)

Graham Jones: To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what discussions he has had and with whom on the proposed sale of Wembley Stadium since 13 September 2018.

Armistice Day: Centenary - Motion to Take Note (5 Nov 2018)

Lord Bilimoria: ...-in-chief of the central army in India. The regiments of the Gurkhas in India today have six battalions each, yet sadly we have only 3,000 Gurkhas today. Today, the British Army cannot even fill Wembley Stadium. The Indian Army numbers 1.2 million people and another 1 million reserves. Today it was announced that we need to recruit, from the Commonwealth, citizens who have not even lived...

Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Grassroots Football (1 Nov 2018)

David Crausby: Whether he has made an assessment of the implications for grassroots football of the failure of the proposed sale of Wembley stadium.

Business of the House (18 Oct 2018)

Justin Madders: On 23 May, I asked the Prime Minister about the proposed sale of Wembley stadium, and she told me that it was not a matter for Government. Yesterday it was announced that the sale is not going ahead, and the Sports Minister expressed disappointment. I have been applying for a debate on this matter every week for about six months, because there are important questions involved, not least the...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Wembley Stadium (13 Sep 2018)

Justin Madders: To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what recent discussions he has had and with whom on the proposed sale of Wembley Stadium.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Football: Security (10 Sep 2018)

Andrew Rosindell: To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps he plans to take to ensure security arrangements are in place for the Euro 2020 games taking place at Wembley Stadium.

Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Grassroots Sport Funding (6 Sep 2018)

Clive Efford: ..., Greg Dyke, announced that there would be a massive investment in expanding the number of all-weather pitches in our major cities. Just four years on, we are told that we will have to sell Wembley stadium to finance investment in grassroots sport. Is the Minister confident that the FA will use that money for that intention, given the lack of progress it made on the previous plan, which...

Previous Business – Commons: Select Committee (18 Jul 2018)

Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Wembley Stadium and the future of English football. 2:00 pm; The Wilson Room, Portcullis House
Witnesses: Katrina Law, Football Supporters' Federation Gary Neville Tracey Crouch MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Sport and Civil Society Martin Glenn, Chief Executive, The Football Association Nick Bitel, Chair, Sport England

Backbench Business: 2015 Steel Summit Commitments (10 Jul 2018)

Claire Perry: ...was a big ask from hon. Members in the room. The Government plan to procure construction contracts that will use 3 million tonnes of UK steel over the next five years, which is enough to build 170 Wembley stadiums. I understand the comment from the hon. Member for Penistone and Stocksbridge (Angela Smith) on the Swansea bay tidal lagoon. Believe me, I worked so hard on those numbers, but...

Football: Safe Standing — [Mr Laurence Robertson in the Chair] (25 Jun 2018)

Tracey Crouch: .... As colleagues have heard, Lord Justice Taylor’s report following the terrible Hillsborough disaster ushered in the all-seater policy for the top two divisions of English football, as well as Wembley stadium and the Principality stadium in Cardiff. The wider safety regime, which includes the all-seater policy, also took into account other tragic events, such as that at Bradford. No...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Wembley Stadium (16 May 2018)

Peter Bone: To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment he has made of the effect of the potential sale of Wembley Stadium on participation rates in (a) association football and (b) American football.

Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Ticket Prices: National Sporting Events (10 May 2018)

Rosena Allin-Khan: Any deal to sell Wembley stadium needs to benefit fans and grassroots football. We must ensure that fans are not priced out, which is why Labour has called for ticket prices to be frozen for at least 10 years and for the current list of cup and play-off matches to be guaranteed. We want these clauses to be written into any deal to sell Wembley stadium. Will the Minister back our recommendations?


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