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Olympic Legacy Board

Volume 502: debated on Thursday 10 December 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what the membership is of the new Olympic Legacy board announced in his Department's press release of 2 October 2009; how many times the board has met; and on how many occasions (a) Sir Steve Redgrave and (b) each of the other six Olympic and Paralympic medallists has attended the board's meetings. (305790)

The Sport Legacy Delivery Board is made up of senior representatives from:

London Organising Committee for the Olympic Games

UK Sport

Youth Sport Trust

Sportscoach UK

Sport England


Sports Council for Wales

Sport Northern Ireland

Local Government Association

Nations and Regions Board

Paralympics GB

British Olympic Association

British Paralympic Association

National Governing Bodies of Sport

Central Council of Physical Recreation

Department for Culture, Media and Sport

Government Olympic Executive.

Sir Steve Redgrave is also a member, and the Department of Health and Department for Children, Schools and Families are auxiliary members.

The board has met twice since October 2009 and is due to meet again in January, February and March 2010. Sir Steve has attended one meeting; the School Sports Ambassadors have not attended either meeting.