Dear Department for Culture, Media and Sport,
I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
Can you please provide me with the relevant funding given to tackle discrimination in grass-roots football.
I want a breakdown of how much funding went where to tackle racism, homophobia and sexism.
Thank you for your email which is now being dealt with by the Freedom of
Information Team at the Department for Culture, Media and Sport.
You will receive a response to your information request within 20 working
days of receipt.
Dear Mr Church,
Thank you for your two information requests where you asked for the
299845 – “Can you please provide me with all the statistical data
regarding homophobia incident reports made at grassroots football in the
I want a breakdown of how many reports were made and how they were dealt
299846 - “Can you please provide me with the relevant funding given to
tackle discrimination in grassroots football.
I want a breakdown of how much funding went where to tackle racism,
homophobia and sexism.”
I have dealt with your request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000
I consider that your requests can be aggregated as the Regulations provide
that answering more than one request can be aggregated if two or more
requests for information have been made to the same public authority by
the same person and if the requests relate to the same or similar
I can confirm the Department does not hold any information in scope of
299845- You may wish to contact the National Governing Body (NGB) for
football, the FA or alternatively football campaign groups, 'Kick it Out'
or Give Racism the Red Card.' The police may also hold data on such
299846 – You may wish to contact the NGB or the FA.
Freedom of Information Team
Department for Culture, Media & Sport
4th floor, 100 Parliament Street
London SW1A 2BQ
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