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Newcastle United Football Club: Saudi Arabia

Question for Department for International Trade

UIN 115653, tabled on 16 November 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, pursuant to the Answer of 13 November to Question 113092, whether her Department supports Saudi Arabia's proposed takeover bid for Newcastle United.

Answered on

19 November 2020

Whilst we welcome all overseas investment, the takeover bid has always been a commercial matter for the parties concerned. It is not for the Government to comment on the buying and selling of football clubs.

Answered by

Department for International Trade
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