Department for Culture Media and Sport written question – answered on 23rd February 2015.

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Photo of Alison McGovern Alison McGovern Shadow Minister (Education)

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, whether he plans to bring forward legislative proposals to adopt the measures contained in the Football Governance Bill.

Photo of Helen Grant Helen Grant The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport

In recent years, the football authorities have introduced greater independence to the FA's main Board, stricter rules around club ownership, and improved financial transparency and reporting rules to ensure clubs are sustainably run.

Government is allowing the football authorities more time to make the necessary reforms to the game themselves

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