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PUBLIC PETITIONS COMMITTEE CONSIDERATION OF PE1335:
QUESTIONS ARISING FROM COMMITTEE MEETINGS

(See ‘Written submissions’ for responses)

TUESDAY 7 DECEMBER 2010—
Scottish Football Association—
Scottish Disability Sport—
Scottish Government—

  • What is your response to the specific questions posed by the petitioner in her written submission PE1335/G?

  • What targets do you have in terms of developing opportunities and resourcing grassroots football for all players with disabilities? What evidence do you have to indicate the progress you are making with this aim?

  • Is there scope to access other funding streams in the future (you highlight this in p2 of your submission PE1335/F)? [SFA only]

TUESDAY 5 OCTOBER 2010—
sportscotland—

  • The Scottish Government asked you to take the matters raised in the petition forward with the SFA. What response have you received from the SFA and what actions have been taken as a result?

Scottish Football Association—

  • What is your response to the questions posed by the petitioner in submission PE1335/D?

TUESDAY 29 JUNE 2010—
Scottish Government—

  • will you take the action requested by the petitioner and make representations to the Scottish Football Association, to bring Scotland more into line with England, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland to adopt the Scottish national team for footballers with Cerebral Palsy/Acquired Brain Injury?

  • is it right that the players are having to self fund their participation in matches, training etc, particularly given the success the team has had and the positive reputation they create?

  • is any additional funding being made available to support the team at the forthcoming European CP Football Championships in Glasgow?

Scottish Football Association—
Scottish Disability Sport—

  • what is your response to the petition and will you take the action called for?

  • what is the present total annual funding amounts to support the Scottish ABI/CP team and how is this funding made up?

  • how many CP/ABI squads and players are there? [SFA only]

  • how often does the national squad train together? [SFA only]

  • how many friendly matches are played each year? [SFA only]

  • is any additional funding being made available to support the team at the forthcoming European CP Football Championships in Glasgow?

Football Association—
Irish Football Association—
Football Association of Ireland—

  • how is your national ABI/CP football team funded and what funding do you currently make available?

  • how many CP/ABI squads and players are there?

  • how often does the national squad train together

  • how many friendly matches are played each year?