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Sports: Schools

Volume 472: debated on Monday 25 February 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how many school sports co-ordinators have been introduced in (a) the Jarrow constituency, (b) South Tyneside, (c) the North East and (d) England in each year since the establishment of the policy. (187071)

The School Sport Partnership (SSP) infrastructure of Partnership Development Managers, Secondary Sport Co-ordinators and Primary Link Teachers was rolled out in stages between 2000 and 2006.

Information on numbers of School Sport Co-ordinators is only readily available for 2006 and 2008. Information for other years is available only at disproportionate cost.

Number

2006

2008

(a)Jarrow

5

5

(b)South Tyneside

10

10

(c)North East

211

209

(d)England

2,765

3,255