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Sport: Swimming

Volume 712: debated on Monday 13 July 2009

Questions

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To ask Her Majesty’s Government further to the Written Answer by Lord Carter of Barnes on 19 June (WA 238), how they will ensure that all relevant persons or bodies, including schools, swimming pools managed or owned by independent (non-local authority controlled) trusts or charities and independent school swimming pools, are made aware of the recently revised criteria for capital funding of swimming pools. [HL4677]

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To ask Her Majesty's Government further to the Written Answer by Lord Carter of Barnes on 19 June (WA 238), whether they will place in the Library of the House a copy of the recently revised criteria for the capital funding of swimming pools. [HL4678]

The recently revised copy of the Amateur Swimming Association's capital funding of swimming pools has been placed in the Libraries of both Houses.

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To ask Her Majesty's Government further to the Written Answer by Lord Carter of Barnes on 19 June (WA 238), whether they will place in the Library of the House copies of the conditions of Sport England's funding agreement and Sport England's guidance to national governing bodies on managing their capital funding. [HL4679]

The 2009-13 National Governing Body Funding Memorandum of Agreement for Capital Build has been placed in the Libraries of both Houses.

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To ask Her Majesty's Government further to the Written Answer by Lord Carter of Barnes on 19 June (WA 238), whether the previous requirement in Sport England's Whole Sports Plan 2009-13 Capital Fund for swimming pool facility funding, which stated that to fit the selection criteria for the fund swimming pools were required to “buy and utilise ASA products and services”, constituted a breach of the conditions of Sport England’s funding agreement or Sport England’s guidance to national governing bodies on managing their capital funding. [HL4680]

Sport England has been informed that the ASA has withdrawn this requirement from its criteria for capital guidance.

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To ask Her Majesty's Government further to the Written Answer by Lord Carter of Barnes on 19 June (WA 238), what procedures are in place to monitor whether the conditions of Sport England's funding agreement and Sport England's guidance to national governing bodies on managing their capital funding are breached; and what processes are in place for Sport England to deal with such complaints. [HL4681]

Sport England has advised that the 2009-13 National Governing Body Funding Memorandum of Agreement for Capital Build sets out sanctions should capital funding agreements be breached. Section 9 (Books, accounts and records) and Section 10 (Review of the 2009-13 National Governing Body Funding Memorandum of Agreement for Capital Build) set out procedures that are in place if conditions of the funding agreement are breached.