HC Deb 13 July 1999 vol 335 c124W
Mr. Reed

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, pursuant to his answer to the hon. Member for Cheltenham (Mr. Jones) of 5 July 1999,Official Report, column 382, what representations he has made to the Home Office about charitable status for sports clubs. [90812]

Mr. Chris Smith

My hon. Friend the Minister for Sport has been in close contact with my hon. Friend the Minister of State, Home Office on this issue. I particularly look forward to the forthcoming consultation dealing with charitable status and community based sports clubs, in which I will be taking a close interest.