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Greyhound Racing

Volume 451: debated on Wednesday 1 November 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland whether he has given consideration to working with the Department of Arts, Sport and Tourism of the Republic of Ireland Government to establish an all-Ireland body to help develop the greyhound industry in Ireland; and if he will make a statement. (97119)

Greyhound racing is administered on an all-Ireland basis by Bord na cGon. I have recently indicated to the Republic of Ireland Government a willingness to explore the further possibility of all-Island co-operation in this sector.