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Volume 471: debated on Tuesday 29 January 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what financial commitments were made to the Government by the premier league as part of the recent broadcasting agreement. (181783)

[holding answer 24 January 2008]: Both my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State and I have had a number of discussions with the premier league about the funding contribution to good causes following their broadcasting agreement.

These discussions are nearing completion and we intend formally to announce the detail of the funding in the near future.