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Youth Sport Trust

Volume 487: debated on Monday 26 January 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what funding his Department has allocated to the Youth Sport Trust over the next three years; and if he will make a statement. (247411)

The Department is paying grant of £13,460,576 to the Youth Sport Trust for work in connection with the PE and Sport Strategy for Young People in 2008/09. Work in this area for 2009/10 and 2010/11 will be procured through a competitive tendering exercise, for which the Youth Sport Trust will be entitled to bid. Funding for this work will come from total Government funding of £782 million set aside to deliver the PE and Sport Strategy for Young People from 2008 to 2011.