Department for Culture Media and Sport written question – answered on 2nd June 2015.

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Photo of Conor McGinn Conor McGinn Labour, St Helens North

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what plans his Department has for the promotion and development of rugby league.

Photo of Tracey Crouch Tracey Crouch The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport

The Government, through Sport England, is investing £17.5m between 2013 and 2017 to get more people playing rugby league and to ​support talented individuals within the sport. I am keen to meet the Rugby Football League soon to discuss expanding the game across the country.

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