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Football: Disability

Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport written question – answered on 8th October 2019.

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Photo of Ben Bradley Ben Bradley Conservative, Mansfield

To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, how much funding her Department has allocated to Powerchair Football in each of the last five years.

Photo of Nigel Adams Nigel Adams Minister of State

The Government is committed to ensuring that everyone is able to access sport and physical activity, including those with a disability.

Sport England have contributed £70,425 of National Lottery investment in Wheelchair football activities the last 5 years (from 2015/16). Further detail on Sport England funding breakdowns can be found here: https://www.sportengland.org/funding/what-have-we-funded/

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