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Football Foundation: Finance

Volume 498: debated on Thursday 29 October 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what progress his Department has made in the forthcoming round of Football Foundation funding allocation; and if he will make a statement. (296542)

Both the Government and Sport England remain completely committed to the ongoing work of the Football Foundation and continuing to invest £15 million a year.

However, any funding decisions beyond 2011 will be subject to the next comprehensive spending review.

The 2009-10 funding agreement between Sport England and the Football Foundation for this year's £15 million investment has been agreed.