§ 46. Mr. McNally
asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will assess the implications for the survival of a number of Football League clubs of the Inland Revenue seeking winding-up orders against them.
§ Mr. Macfarlane
Negotiations between the Inland Revenue and individual Football League clubs are a matter for the parties concerned, and the local communities.332W Football League authorities have of course a general concern, but will accept that clubs are private businesses and subject to the normal laws and responsibilities.