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Community Sports

Volume 496: debated on Monday 20 July 2009

18. To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what estimate he has made of levels of revenue and capital funding for community sport projects in the regions in the period to 2012; and if he will make a statement. (287454)

The new Sport England strategy focuses investment predominantly through the national governing bodies of sport. This funding is used to deliver Government's key community sport objectives across the country. £480 million has been made available to these national governing bodies for the period between 2008-09 and 2012-13. A further £220 million of mixed and open funding will also come on line throughout the period.