Sport England: Female Activity - Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 2:54 pm on 9th March 2020.

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Photo of Baroness O'Cathain Baroness O'Cathain Conservative 2:54 pm, 9th March 2020

My Lords, do the Government agree that promotion of walking and other solo sports is needed now? With over a quarter of a million women taking over two and a half hours of exercise a week, there is a risk that increased inactivity with Covid-19—this is all I can say about the new problem—will reverse the current benefits.