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Listed Events

Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport written question – answered on 10th February 2020.

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Photo of Julie Elliott Julie Elliott Labour, Sunderland Central

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what plans his Department has to categorise the (a) Women's Football European Championship, (b) Women's Football World Cup, (c) Women's FA Cup and (d) other competitions listed for male sportspeople as Listed Events for free to air sports viewing.

Photo of Nigel Adams Nigel Adams Minister of State

In September 2019 the government consulted on whether to add women’s equivalents of men’s events currently on the list to both group A and group B categories. The consultation closed on 11 December 2019. The government is now carefully considering the responses in detail and we will respond in due course.

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