public consultation on sport in the UK

Sports Minister Tracey Crouch

Department for Culture, Media and Sport (4 August 2015) Government kicks off consultation to help strengthen sport across the country Consultation to ensure public funding goes to organisations that can get more people participating.

Sports Minister Tracey Crouch has today launched a wide-ranging public consultation on sport in the UK.

The government wants to hear from interested groups and the public - people who are involved in sport and people who aren’t - on what more can be done to use sport to help improve many more lives.

On top of the health benefits from participating, sport brings people together, contributes billions to the economy every year and enhances Britain’s reputation on the world stage........

The consultation sets out 10 broad themes that the government wants to engage with the public on. The themes are as follows:

·        Participation

·        Physical activity

·        Children and young people

·        Financial sustainability

·        Coaching, workforce and good governance

·        Elite and professional sport

·        Infrastructure

·        Fairness and equality

·        Safety and wellbeing

·        International influence and major sporting events

The public consultation will run for just under nine weeks, from 4 August until Friday October 2. It marks the start of the government working on a new strategy for sport in this country......

The sports sector and interested public can access the consultation paper, including an online response form via:

View the full press release 


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