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Schools: Cricket

Volume 498: debated on Monday 26 October 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families (1) what percentage of state schools are linked to a cricket club; (292568)

(2) what percentage of state schools include organised games of cricket in the sports curriculum.

The 2008/09 School Sport Survey, published on 14 October, shows that 58 per cent. of schools are linked to a local cricket club and 89 per cent. of schools include cricket as part of the curriculum.

A copy of the 2008/09 School Sport Survey will be placed in the Libraries.