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Football League

Volume 75: debated on Tuesday 12 March 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Employment what representations he has received from the Football League concerning the implications of the level of pool betting duty for the extension of jobs under the youth training scheme; and if he will make a statement.

I have received a letter from Mr. Jack Dunnett, the president of the Football League, supporting the case for a reduction in the level of pool betting duty.The Football League is participating in the youth training scheme. I am most encouraged by its support during the second year of the scheme.