This week, James Daly MP called on the Minister for Sport to help his constituents buy Gigg Lane, the home stadium of Bury Football Club.

In an Urgent Question about the ‘Fan Led Review of Football Governance’ published on Thursday, Daly asked the Minister:

‘As the review states, Bury FC was founded in 1885, “existed through countless economic cycles, several wars and 26 different Prime Ministers”— but— “ceased to exist in 2018-19 with a devastating impact on the local economy and… a devastated fan base”.

‘…Does the Minister agree that, as Bury FC is mentioned 15 times in the review, one thing that should come out of this is that all stakeholders should work together to ensure that the community buys Gigg Lane for the people of Bury, allowing football to continue in our historic stadium?’

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