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Upcoming Business – Commons: Select Committee (14 Nov 2017)

Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Sport Governance. 10:30 am; Other
Witnesses: Tracey Crouch MP, Under Secretary of State for Sport and Civil Society

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Sports: Finance (17 Oct 2017)

Tracey Crouch: Between 2012 and 2017 the government, through Sport England has invested £1,062,857,035 from Lottery funding and £431,228,823 from Exchequer funding in non-olympic sport. For further information on this and the processes by which funding and allocation decisions are taken please refer to both Sport England’s website:...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Football: Disability (17 Oct 2017)

Tracey Crouch: I expect all sports and all clubs to take the necessary action to fulfil their legal obligations under the Equality Act of 2010 so that disabled people are not placed at a substantial disadvantage when accessing sports venues. We are expecting a final report from the Premier League this autumn on whether clubs have met their pledge to meet a number of agreed measures to improve accessibility...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Big Lottery Fund: Olympic Games 2012 (16 Oct 2017)

Tracey Crouch: The terms of repayments to National Lottery distributors were set out in an agreement between the Department for Culture, Media and Sport and the Greater London Authority in 2012, which I attach. These repayments will not attract interest.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Bookmakers: Competition (16 Oct 2017)

Tracey Crouch: The provision of on-site bookmakers at racecourses is a commercial matter for the racing and betting industries. Racegoers have access to a variety of betting options at the racecourse including fixed odds betting provided by on-course bookmakers at the side of the track, pool betting provided at the racecourse and online betting via smartphones.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Gambling: Children (16 Oct 2017)

Tracey Crouch: The government's Internet Safety Strategy considers options for working with the online video games industry to improve video gaming safety. The government is committed to working with industry and others to promote awareness and understanding of parental controls and advice on safe video gaming. We are committed to ensuring that consumers are properly protected and that children’s...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Gambling: Video Games (16 Oct 2017)

Tracey Crouch: The Gambling Commission released a position paper in March 2017 detailing existing protections in place for in-game gambling, virtual currencies and loot boxes. The paper can be found on the Commission’s website at the following link: http://www.gamblingcommission.gov.uk/PDF/Virtual-currencies- eSports-and-social-casino-gaming.pdf Where items obtained in a computer game can be traded...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Bookmakers: Competition (16 Oct 2017)

Tracey Crouch: The provision of on-site bookmakers at racecourses is a commercial matter for the racing and betting industries. Racegoers have access to a variety of betting options at the racecourse including fixed odds betting provided by on-course bookmakers at the side of the track, pool betting provided at the racecourse and online betting via smartphones.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Sports: Governing Bodies (16 Oct 2017)

Tracey Crouch: On 8 March 2017, Women in Sport published their Beyond 30% report which showed that 65% of the organisations funded by Sport England and/or UK Sport have more than 25% women on their boards. While this is a significant improvement on 2015, when the comparable figure was just 46%, clearly there is more to be done. This is why the Code for Sports Governance published last October requires...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Gambling (16 Oct 2017)

Tracey Crouch: Problem gambling treatment, research and education is funded through a system of voluntary contributions by the gambling industry, and is administered through The Responsible Gambling Strategy Board and the charity GambleAware. GambleAware’s income for the last 5 years was (all financial years ending 31 March): 2013 - £5,696,142 2014 - £6,277,934 2015 - £6,503,925 2016...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Football Association (16 Oct 2017)

Tracey Crouch: As with all funded sports, the Football Association is required to meet the obligations set out in Sport England and UK Sport’s funding agreements, which require appropriate safeguarding policies and procedures to be put in place and adherence to the Standards for Safeguarding and Protecting Children in Sport (the ‘Standards’) issued by the NSPCC’s Child Protection in...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Sports: LGBT People (16 Oct 2017)

Tracey Crouch: The cross-Government sport strategy ‘Sporting Future’ set out our intention to encourage as many people and groups to enjoy sport as participants, spectators and in the workforce, including the LGBT community. It also includes a number of other actions to ensure that all under-represented groups can take part in sport and wider physical activity through a focus on local delivery,...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Sports: Finance (16 Oct 2017)

Tracey Crouch: An error has been identified in the written answer given on 16 October 2017. The correct answer should have been: The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has had no such discussions. National Governing Bodies of Sport (NGBs) are not public bodies, and as such are not subject to the Freedom of Information Act. NGBs are typically independent, self-appointed...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Sports: Finance (16 Oct 2017)

Tracey Crouch: The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has had no such discussions. National Governing Bodies of Sport (NGBs) are not public bodies, and as such are not subject to the Freedom of Information Act. NGBs are typically independent, self-appointed organisations that govern their sports through the common consent of their sport. Transparency is an important principal of good...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Commonwealth Games: Birmingham (16 Oct 2017)

Tracey Crouch: We have held numerous discussions with Birmingham City Council regarding the opportunities to increase sport participation and physical activity as part of its bid to host the Commonwealth Games in 2022. Sporting legacy was a key criteria in the government's assessment process to select a UK candidate city and should Birmingham's bid be successful, legacy facilities will include a new...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Football: World Cup (12 Oct 2017)

Tracey Crouch: Qatar is FIFA's agreed host for the 2022 World Cup, and therefore no assessment has been made.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Gambling: Taxation (12 Oct 2017)

Tracey Crouch: As I made clear at Departmental Oral Questions on 14 September, I am determined that the gambling industry acknowledges its social responsibilities, including properly funding the work undertaken by GambleAware, and other organisations, on research, education and treatment for gambling-related harm. The industry currently contributes over £8 million per year to GambleAware. GambleAware...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Horse Racing: Betting (9 Oct 2017)

Tracey Crouch: As I made clear at Departmental Oral Questions on 18 September, I am determined that the gambling industry acknowledges its social responsibilities, including properly funding the work undertaken by GambleAware, and other organisations, on research, education and treatment for gambling-related harm. The industry currently contributes over £8 million per year to GambleAware. GambleAware...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Coventry City Football Club (9 Oct 2017)

Tracey Crouch: I continue to be kept regularly updated on this matter. Talks around where the club will be playing its home matches from next season are still ongoing. I would urge Coventry City FC and the other relevant parties to agree a plan, so that attention can turn to working together, to provide the clarity needed for the club and its loyal supporters.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Football (9 Oct 2017)

Tracey Crouch: Sport England is working with the Football Association on a new programme of support for grassroots football. Details of the new funding award for the period 2017-2021 and how this will align with the objectives set out in the government's sport strategy Sporting Future and Sport England's strategy Towards an Active Nation will be announced shortly.


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