HC Deb 25 May 1999 vol 332 c97W
Mr. Peter Ainsworth

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport when site work on the redevelopment of Wembley Stadium will commence; and if he will make a statement. [85300]

Mr. Chris Smith

[holding answer 24 May 1999]: Work on demolishing the existing stadium at Wembley is scheduled to begin in September 2000. Following acquisition of the stadium in March, my hon. Friend the Minister for Sport and I establish a committee with the key parties to monitor progress against the agreed programme.