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Racism in Sport

Volume 459: debated on Monday 16 April 2007

14. To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what funding her Department provides towards campaigns to prevent racism in sport; and if she will make a statement. (131520)

Sport England provides an annual grant of approximately £300,000 to Sporting Equals, which champions race equality in sport.

Also through Sport England, the Government provide funding to the Football Foundation, the UK's largest sports charity, which supports anti-racism campaigns in football like ‘Kick it Out' and ‘Show Racism the Red Card'.