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Football: Use of Olympic Stadium

Volume 687: debated on Tuesday 5 December 2006

asked Her Majesty's Government:

Whether the Minister for Sport has held discussions with either of the Premier League football clubs West Ham or Tottenham Hotspur about a possible move for the clubs to the Olympic stadium after 2012; on which dates such meetings, telephone calls or discussions took place; and what was the outcome. [HL264]

The Minister for Sport had exploratory discussions about the legacy use of the Olympic stadium at meetings with representatives from West Ham United on 8 March 2006 and 3 July 2006, in phone calls with West Ham United on 18 May 2006 and 17 October 2006, and at meetings with representatives from Tottenham Hotspur on 7 March 2006 and 5 June 2006.