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C 304/154 EN Official Journal of the European Communities 2. 10.

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Answer
(28 May 1998)

1. Up to now, the Council has not received any proposal based on Article K.3 of the EU Treaty concerning the
specific problem mentioned by the Honourable Member.

2. However, the Council has addressed some problems arising from football hooliganism in a Council
Resolution of 9 June 1997 (1) on preventing and restraining football hooliganism through the exchange of
experience, exclusion from stadiums and media policy.

3. It has also considered the threat to public order from other types of international gathering in a Joint Action
of 26 May 1997 with regard to cooperation on law and order and security (2).

(1) OJ C 193, 24.6.1997, p. 1.


(2) OJ L 147, 5.6.1997, p. 1.

(98/C 304/234) WRITTEN QUESTION E-0744/98


by Glyn Ford (PSE) to the Commission
(18 March 1998)

Subject: Contravention of EU competition law

With both the Scottish and Irish Football Associations threatening to prevent Wimbledon FC and now Clydebank
FC from relocating to Dublin, does not the Commission feel that such action by those football associations is a
clear contravention of EU competition law?

Answer given by Mr Van Miert on behalf of the Commission


(31 March 1998)

The Commission would refer the Honourable Member to its answer to Oral Question H-200/98 by Mr Crowley
during question time at Parliament’s March 1998 part-session (1).

(1) Debates of the Parliament (March 1998).

(98/C 304/235) WRITTEN QUESTION P-0759/98


by Christa Randzio-Plath (PSE) to the Commission
(2 March 1998)

Subject: Information on the disbursement of EU funds for Hamburg from 1995 to date

What amount of EU appropriations, from which programmes and funds, has been disbursed for the benefit of
Hamburg since 1995?
1. to promote employment in Hamburg
a) from the European Regional Development Fund
b) from the European Social Fund
c) from the European Agricultural Guarantee and Guidance Fund (EAGGF) and other EU resources
d) special initiatives to promote women’s interests.
2. to combat long-term unemployment
3. to promote R&D projects
a) for the University of Hamburg
b) for the Hamburg Technische Hochschule (Technical Higher Education Institute)