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Premier League questioned at Culture, Media & Sport Select Committee hearing on accessibility of sports stadia

The Culture, Media and Sport Committee heard from the Premier League Executive Director, Bill Bush, and the EHRC’s Disability Commissioner, Lord Chris Holmes, as part of its inquiry into the accessibility of sports stadia. 

Steve Gilbert of Wrexham DSA was also invited to give evidence to the Select Committee.

Video: Watch the 18th October Select Committee session below (from Parliament TV)

You can read more about the Accessibility of Sports Stadia inquiry on the Parliament website

Read: Hansard transcript of Select Committee session

The topic of access to football stadia was also brought up during Monday 17th October’s Culture, Media & Sport Select Committee session on the governance of Football.

The committee heard from FA Chairman, Greg Clarke, and Darren Bailey, the FA Director of Governance and Regulation.

You can watch the Select Committee session here. (Listen from 12.50)

Read: Hansard transcript of Select Committee session



BBC Sport: Premier League ‘not inclusive’ for disabled fans, says Lord Holmes

Sky Sports: Premier League clubs warned over providing disabled access at stadiums

Guardian: Premier League clubs criticised for slow progress on disabled fans’ access

Level Playing Field provide evidence for Culture, Media & Sport Accessibility of Sports Grounds inquiry