§ Mr. Pendry
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment how many football matches the Minister with responsibility for sport, the hon. Member for Lewisham, East (Mr. Moynihan), has attended in the course of his official duties in the last year; and if he will list them.
§ Mr. Moynihan
[holding answer 10 May 1988]: I have attended 15 matches so far this season; these being the following: 135W
Venue Date Football League Centenary Match Bobby Robson's 11 v. The Rest of the World 8 August 1987 West Germany v. England 9 September 1987 Tottenham Hotspur v. Wimbledon 31 October 1987 Metropolitan Police 5-a-side Tournament 26 November Finals Wembley Arena 1987 Luton Town v. Derby County 16 January 1988 Hartlepool United v. Crewe Alexandra 27 February 1988 England v. Holland 23 March 1988 Derby County v. Arsenal 26 March 1988 Union Berlin v. Rott Weiss Erfurt (East Germany) 1 April 1988 The Littlewoods Cup Final Luton Town v. Arsenal 24 April 1988
In addition, I attended Charlton Athletic's home games against:
Venue Date Arsenal 3 October 1987 Chelsea 20 December 1987 Liverpool 23 Januaryl988 Newcastle United 23 April 1988
and its game at Manchester United on 1 January 1988.
I shall also be attending the following:
Venue Date The FA Cup Final 14 May 1988 England v. Colombia—Rous Cup 24 May 1988 England v. Republic of Ireland—European Championships in West Germany 12 June 1988