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Swimming: Teachers

Volume 486: debated on Thursday 15 January 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what steps his Department is taking to ensure a sufficient supply of swimming teachers to staff its free access to swimming initiative. (247450)

We are working with Sport England, the Amateur Swimming Association and others on the detailed design and delivery arrangements for this initiative. We shall be announcing details of this shortly and in advance of the Free Swimming Programme's national launch in April.