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Newcastle United Football Club: Saudi Arabia

Question for Department for International Trade

UIN 113091, tabled on 9 November 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, whether (a) correspondence and (b) discussions have taken place between her Department and the (a) Saudi Arabian authorities and (b) Premier League with regards to the proposed Saudi takeover of Newcastle United.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

13 November 2020

As part of our normal information gathering processes about prospective inward investment into the UK, there has been correspondence and/or discussions on the matter referred to, but I am unable to disclose details owing to their containing personal information, commercially sensitive information, and information provided in confidence.

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