HC Deb 11 February 1998 vol 306 c263W
20. Mr. Beggs

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what plans she has to allocate sufficient funding to the Sports Council of Northern Ireland for it to provide comparable specialist and competition facilities to those in Great Britain. [26884]

Mr. Worthington

The provision of specialist and competition facilities comparable to those in Great Britain is being pursued under proposals for the United Kingdom Sports Institute. Funding for the Institute will be drawn from the National Lottery.