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Sports: Schools

Volume 458: debated on Thursday 22 March 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport on what basis cities were selected to host the UK School Games which she announced on 7 March 2007. (128368)

The criteria issued by the Millennium Commission for applications from bidders wishing to host the UK School Games in 2007-11 were deposited in the Libraries of both Houses on 14 November.

This guidance specified that selection of the successful bids would be made by Ministers on the basis of those criteria and the recommendations of the assessors. Following the winding up of the Millennium Commission on 30 November 2006, its responsibilities were transferred to the Big Lottery Fund.