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Lord Coe

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

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Photo of Damian Collins Damian Collins Conservative, Folkestone and Hythe

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, how much UK Sport spent in support of the campaign of Lord Coe becoming President of the IAAF on (a) fees to consultancies, (b) direct payments to Lord Coe's campaign team, (c) travel and subsistence, (d) entertainment expenses and (e) other items.

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

An error has been identified in the written answer given on 01 December 2015.

The correct answer should have been:

As recently reported, UK Sport's international relations grant to British Athletics contained an amount of £63,000 used to support the communications costs of Lord Coe's year-long election campaign. In addition, approximately £7,000 has also been spent on seconded UK Sport staff assisting with the campaign.

As recently reported, UK Sport's international relations grant to British Athletics contained an amount of £63,000 used to support the communications costs of Lord Coe's year-long election campaign. In addition, approximately £7,000 has also been spent on seconded UK Sport staff and an independent contractor assisting with the campaign.

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

As recently reported, UK Sport's international relations grant to British Athletics contained an amount of £63,000 used to support the communications costs of Lord Coe's year-long election campaign. In addition, approximately £7,000 has also been spent on seconded UK Sport staff assisting with the campaign.

As recently reported, UK Sport's international relations grant to British Athletics contained an amount of £63,000 used to support the communications costs of Lord Coe's year-long election campaign. In addition, approximately £7,000 has also been spent on seconded UK Sport staff and an independent contractor assisting with the campaign.

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