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Football: Russia

Question for Home Office

UIN 65143, tabled on 22 February 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what discussions she has had with the Foreign Secretary and the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport on safeguarding British football fans travelling to Russia for the 2018 World Cup.

Answered on

27 February 2017

The Home Office is working closely with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the Department for Culture, Media and Sport about the safety and security preparations for the 2018 Russia World Cup. In the event of one or more Home Nations qualifying for the 2018 World Cup finals these preparations will include a range of assessments and actions to minimise the risk to travelling fans.

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