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Community Football

Volume 463: debated on Monday 23 July 2007

16. To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what funding his Department has provided for community football projects in 2007-08. (151110)

Over £20 million of both Exchequer and National Lottery funding, channelled through Sport England and the Football Foundation, will support community football projects in 2007-08.

In addition the Football Association is receiving £4 million over the period 2005-09 to support core community football projects.

And we have provided a further £5 million of Exchequer funding between 2006-08 to the Football Foundation and the Football Association for specific football projects.