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Sports: Government Assistance

Question for Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

UIN 263076, tabled on 11 June 2019

To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps the Government is taking to support smaller American football teams in the UK.

Answered on

18 June 2019

Over the 2017-2021 period, Sport England is investing over £1 billion to support people to get physically active in whatever way best suits them. Since 2004 Sport England has invested over £10 million into projects where American football has been a beneficiary, on its own or as part of a multi-sport project.