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Oral Answers to Questions — Culture, Media and Sport: Tourism (27 November 2014) See 4 other results from this debate

Helen Grant: The tourism industry was worth an estimated £127 billion gross value added to the UK economy in 2013. Some £58 billion of this is direct contribution. Tourism supports 3.1 million jobs in the UK.

Oral Answers to Questions — Culture, Media and Sport: International Sporting Events (27 November 2014) See 2 other results from this debate

Helen Grant: Through UK Sport, we have invested £27 million to bring more than 70 major sporting events to the UK. The Government also made available an extra £10 million to support last year’s excellent Tour de France Grand Départ.

Oral Answers to Questions — Culture, Media and Sport: Rugby World Cup Tickets (27 November 2014) See 2 other results from this debate

Helen Grant: I meet often with the organisers of the rugby world cup and we continue to discuss ways to ensure that all fans can purchase tickets in a safe and secure way.

Oral Answers to Questions — Culture, Media and Sport: Topical Questions (27 November 2014) See 7 other results from this debate

Helen Grant: It is fantastic that the women’s team is visiting Rugby on 10 December. I am very pleased that they are being rightly recognised in the same way as the men were when they won the world cup in 2003. The support that our women’s team has been receiving is brilliant.

Written Answers — Department for Culture Media and Sport: Sports: Floods (27 November 2014)

Helen Grant: Sport England’s flood relief fund has invested £1,195,800 into local sports facilities that were damaged as a result of the winter storms of 2013/14. All eligible applications were successful and the fund is now closed to new applications (a) £58,905 was allocated to local authorities, and £1,136,895 was allocated to community sports clubs, trusts and charities which...

Written Answers — Department for Culture Media and Sport: Premiership Rugby (27 November 2014)

Helen Grant: I have regular meetings with professional sports bodies to discuss a range of issues, including the stewardship of their sport. My door is always open to meet the Chief Executive of Premiership Rugby to discuss the continued health of the sport.

Written Answers — Department for Culture Media and Sport: Horse Racing (27 November 2014)

Helen Grant: My priority at present is to extend, reform or replace the Horserace Betting Levy. Good progress has been made, and that progress needs to continue. We have no plans to commission a review of the management and financial structures of British horseracing.

Written Answers — Department for Culture Media and Sport: Sports: Qatar (27 November 2014)

Helen Grant: I work closely with my Ministerial colleagues on a range of international sporting issues.

Opposition Day: Government Policies (Wales) (26 November 2014)

...Chris Evans Mr Frank Field Jim Fitzpatrick Robert Flello Caroline Flint Paul Flynn Yvonne Fovargue Hywel Francis Mike Gapes Barry Gardiner Sheila Gilmore Pat Glass Mary Glindon Roger Godsiff Helen Goodman Tom Greatrex Kate Green Nia Griffith Andrew Gwynne Mr Peter Hain David Hamilton Fabian Hamilton Tom Harris Dai Havard John Healey Stephen Hepburn David Heyes Meg Hillier Margaret Hodge...

Opposition Day: [10th alloted day] — The Economy (26 November 2014)

...Paul Farrelly Mr Frank Field Jim Fitzpatrick Robert Flello Caroline Flint Paul Flynn Yvonne Fovargue Hywel Francis Mike Gapes Barry Gardiner Sheila Gilmore Pat Glass Mary Glindon Roger Godsiff Helen Goodman Tom Greatrex Kate Green Nia Griffith Andrew Gwynne Mr Peter Hain David Hamilton Fabian Hamilton Mr David Hanson Ms Harriet Harman Tom Harris Dai Havard John Healey Stephen Hepburn Lady...

Written Answers — Department for Culture Media and Sport: Flexible Working (26 November 2014)

Helen Grant: All posts are advertised on a flexible basis. This approach significantly reduces the need for employees to make a statutory application for flexible working and we have no record of any such request having been made.

Bede Griffiths Charitable Trust and Southern India (25 November 2014)

Bob Stewart: ...the trust received more than £37,000 from donations and charitable events. The majority of that money—£23,000—went to the Tim Pruss Memorial school. Early each year, the trust managers in India submit an application to the trustees for grants for their financial year commencing in April. Applications are normally accompanied by a financial statement of the...

Written Answers — Department for Culture Media and Sport: Football (24 November 2014)

Helen Grant: This Government is committed to supporting football at a grassroots level. I am pleased that Sport England is investing over £160 million to get more people playing grassroots football across England. This includes a £120m investment into facilities, £6m into FA skills and £4.5m into the Premier League Kicks programme. Sport England is also investing £28.4 million in...

Written Answers — Department for Culture Media and Sport: Procurement (24 November 2014)

Helen Grant: We have not identified cases of external contractors or consultancy companies charging more than the initial price agreed for their services since May 2010.

Written Answers — Department for Culture Media and Sport: Sports: Investment (24 November 2014)

Helen Grant: This Government is committed to the sporting industry. I am pleased that Sport England always seeks to leverage in support from local stakeholders where possible. To encourage local investment in sport, Sport England has produced a range of tools which not only demonstrate the economic and social value of sport for local communities, but also the health benefits of physical activity. This...

Written Answers — Department for Culture Media and Sport: Tourism: Floods (24 November 2014)

Helen Grant: I refer the Hon. Member to the answer given on 11 Jun 2014 Official Report, col 143W.

Written Answers — Department for Culture Media and Sport: World War I: Anniversaries (21 November 2014)

Helen Grant: On 14 November 2014 the Prime Minster announced three key events to mark the Centenary of the Gallipoli Campaign and honour the fallen, who so bravely fought for their nations. The Commonwealth War Graves Commission Cape Helles Memorial in Turkey will host a UK-led Commonwealth and Ireland ceremony on 24 April 2015. On 25 April 2015 the National Commemoration of the Centenary of the...

Written Ministerial Statements — House of Lords: UK Sport and Sport England (Triennial Review) (21 November 2014)

Lord Gardiner of Kimble: My Hon Friend, the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport (Helen Grant) has made the following statement: I am today announcing the start of the Triennial Review of UK Sport and Sport England. As executive non-Departmental Public Bodies (NDPB), UK Sport and Sport England are required to undergo a Triennial Review. The joint UK Sport/Sport England review will have...

Written Ministerial Statements — Culture Media and Sport: UK Sport and Sport England(Triennial Review) (21 November 2014)

Helen Grant: I am today announcing the start of the Triennial Review of UK Sport and Sport England. As executive non-Departmental Public Bodies (NDPB), UK Sport and Sport England are required to undergo a Triennial Review. The joint UK Sport/Sport England review will have two principal aims, represented by two stages. The first stage will provide a robust challenge for the continuing need for the...

Public Libraries (England) — [Hugh Bayley in the Chair] (19 November 2014)

Helen Goodman: The point I was making about cuts to local authority grant, which were overseen by the Secretary of State, is that the Tory-led coalition made the funding decisions that were imposed on Labour and Tory councils around the country. There were unfortunate results in local authorities led by Labour, the Tories and presumably the Liberals as well. The problem was driven by the unfortunate way in...

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