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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 11:18 am on 17th October 2019.

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Photo of Chris Evans Chris Evans Labour/Co-operative, Islwyn 11:18 am, 17th October 2019

Campaigners fighting to save Pontllanfraith leisure centre were heartened by news this week that Caerphilly County Borough Council cabinet will pause the closure. However, that is not an isolated case. Other campaign groups have contacted me who are fighting to save their leisure services. With an obesity crisis in this country and participation in sport down, can we have an urgent debate in this House on access to sport and leisure?