§ Mr. Gardiner
To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what representations he has received from UK Athletics concerning the proposals for the English National Stadium at Wembley put forward by Wembley Stadium Ltd. regarding the proposals' suitability for hosting the World Athletics Championships and an Olympic athletics competition. 
§ Kate Hoey
[holding answer 10 January 2000]: My Department was in close contact with UK Athletics about the proposals for athletics at Wembley. Following the announcement made by my right hon. Friend to the House on 1 December 1999, Official Report, columns 305–06, and a further statement issued on 22 December 1999, my Department are continuing to work with UK Athletics and the British Olympic Association to develop and assess non-Wembley options for staging international athletics events.