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Sport: UK Sport and Youth Sports Trust

Volume 687: debated on Wednesday 29 November 2006

asked Her Majesty's Government:

What measures under the National Lottery Act 1993 have been put in place to ensure that the chairman of UK Sport avoids any conflict of interest in discharging her responsibilities in that role with her chairmanship of the Youth Sports Trust. [HL92]

All DCMS non-departmental public bodies are required to make and maintain a register of interests and should have in place arrangements for identifying and managing real or perceived conflicts of interest. All UK Sport board members, including the chair, are required to maintain their entries in the register of interests, and these are published on the UK Sport website at Members are also required to declare any conflicts of interest at the start of board meetings.