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House of Lords – Disabled Access: Public Premises – Lord Faulkner question on access to sports stadia

On Wednesday 15th March, Baroness Deech tabled a question to the House of Lords on what plans the Government had to improve disabled access to public premises. 

As part of the debate, LPF Vice President Lord Faulkner asked the following question: 

In response, Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth said:


“My Lords, the noble Lord is absolutely right and I know that he has raised this issue many times before. Some are of course stepping up to the plate and some are not. Some are partly there. I mention my own club, Leicester City, which I hope will do a bit more but is already part of the way there. I take the point seriously. I will write to him on his second point about enforcement because I am not sure where we are on that, but I agree that we need to keep their feet to the fire to make sure that they are performing.” 


From: Hansard