Inclusion in Sport

Part of Culture, Media and Sport – in the House of Commons at on 9 March 2023.

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Photo of Andrew Gwynne Andrew Gwynne Shadow Minister (Health and Social Care)

The Government’s failure to include swimming pools and leisure centres in the list of energy-intensive industries that would qualify for support with their energy bills post April is leading to a number of these centres being closed. What assessment has the Minister made of the impact of the closure of swimming pools and leisure centres, particularly on some of the poorest communities in England? What is he doing to get the Treasury to change its mind?