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Swimming: Derbyshire

Volume 498: debated on Monday 26 October 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how many people in (a) Derbyshire and (b) North East Derbyshire have participated in the scheme for free swimming for people over 60 years old. (294760)

The following table shows the total number of free swims that have taken place under the free swimming scheme by people aged 60 and over across the Derbyshire and North East Derbyshire areas in a given time period (April/May/June/Q1 total). This is not a measure of the total number of individual participants taking part in free swimming, as the Department does not hold these figures.

Free swims: 60+

Local authority name

April

May

June

Q1 total

Amber Valley

1,153

1,565

1,857

4,575

Bolsover

708

710

460

1,878

Chesterfield

1,734

2,048

2,474

6,256

Derby UA

1,928

2,008

1,998

5,934

Derbyshire Dales

949

1,587

2,297

4,833

Erewash

2,350

2,528

3,074

7,952

High Peak

2,022

2,026

5,021

9,069

North East Derbyshire

2,894

3,239

3,691

9,824

South Derbyshire

739

1,017

1,117

2,873

Total

14,477

16,728

21,989

53,194

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how many children in (a) Derbyshire and (b) North East Derbyshire have taken part in the scheme for free swimming for children under 16 years old. (294761)

The table shows the total number of free swims that have taken place under the free swimming scheme by people aged 16 and under across the Derbyshire and North East Derbyshire areas in a given time period (April/May/June/Q1 total). This is not a measure of the total number of individual participants taking part in free swimming, as the Department does not hold these figures.

Free swims: 16 and under

Local authority name

April

May

June

Q1 total

Amber Valley

944

3,486

2,066

6,496

Bolsover

2,105

1,843

1,077

5,025

Chesterfield

7,075

9,126

7,976

24,177

Derby UA

7,337

9,433

8,037

24,807

Derbyshire Dales

2,774

2,468

2,426

7,668

Erewash

7,318

8,246

6,584

22,148

High Peak

5,347

4,197

9,782

19,326

North East Derbyshire

5,866

5,088

5,067

16,021

South Derbyshire

1,491

2,232

2,249

5,972

Total

40,257

46,119

45,264

131,640