Television: Sport

Culture Media and Sport written question – answered on 8th March 2012.

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Photo of David Morris David Morris Conservative, Morecambe and Lunesdale

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport what representations he has received on the inclusion of additional (a) golf and (b) cricket events on the list of sporting events that must be shown on terrestrial television.

Photo of Ed Vaizey Ed Vaizey The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport

The Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport, my right hon. Friend Mr Hunt, has received fewer than 20 representations concerning the availability of free-to-air television coverage of national sport fixtures. However, the Department does not record a breakdown of this correspondence by individual sport.

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