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Sport: Ticket Prices

Volume 698: debated on Monday 21 January 2008

asked Her Majesty's Government:

Further to the Written Answer by Lord Davies of Oldham on 12 December 2007 (WA 75), what reply is being sent to the further questions posed by the chief executive of the Manchester United Supporters' Trust in his letter to the Minister for Sport of 7 January; and what action they will be taking on the questions posed by him. [HL1259]

The Minister for Sport received a further letter from Duncan Drasdo, chief executive of the Manchester United Supporter’ Trust, on 9 January 2008 regarding ticket pricing and the future of football.

The Minister was grateful for the points raised by Mr Drasdo and will reply in full in due course. He intends to meet with Supporters Direct and representatives of supporter trusts (including MUST) in the near future to discuss these issues in more detail.