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Ministerial Corrections

Volume 617: debated on Wednesday 30 November 2016

Ministerial Correction

Wednesday 30 November 2016

Culture, Media and Sport

Historical Sexual Abuse (Football)

The following is an extract from the response to the hon. Member for Eltham (Clive Efford) during the urgent question on historical sexual abuse in football by the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport on 29 November 2016.

I agree with the hon. Gentleman about the bravery of Andy Woodward. I understand that during the time I have been on my feet, over 250 reports have been made to the NSPCC helpline, of which 51 are in Cheshire alone.

[Official Report, 29 November 2016, Vol. 617, c. 1403.]

Letter of correction from Karen Bradley:

An error has been identified in the response I gave to the hon. Member for Eltham (Clive Efford) during the urgent question on historical sexual abuse in football.

The correct response should have been:

I agree with the hon. Gentleman about the bravery of Andy Woodward. I understand that during the time I have been on my feet, over 250 reports have been made to the police, of which 51 are in Cheshire alone.