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Asked about Portsmouth going into administration, the PMS said that it was deeply regrettable if the club did go into administration, but this was a matter for individual clubs and the HMRC.

The issue of sensible rules and governance had been raised by Andy Burnham during his time at DCMS and we remained concerned that fans and communities on whom football clubs like Portsmouth are so dependent should not suffer because of the inability of clubs to manage their finances properly.

Asked if the HMRC should be showing more flexibility towards football clubs, the PMS said that it was not for him to comment on HMRC; the important thing was the clubs themselves managing their finances properly.

Asked if the Prime Minister had taken an interest in the issue, the PMS said yes, the Prime Minister was following this closely.

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