Results 1–20 of 2151 for speaker:Tracey Crouch

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Big Lottery Fund (2 Aug 2018)

Tracey Crouch: An error has been identified in the written answer given on 23 July 2018. The correct answer should have been: The table in the attached document shows the Big Lottery Fund spending per capita in each local authority area in 2017-182016-17. However, this data does not present an accurate comparison of the benefits from Big Lottery Fund spending for several reasons: a) Funding is...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Big Lottery Fund (2 Aug 2018)

Tracey Crouch: The table in the attached document shows the Big Lottery Fund spending per capita in each local authority area in 2017-182016-17. However, this data does not present an accurate comparison of the benefits from Big Lottery Fund spending for several reasons: a) Funding is often provided over several years, but the data shows this in the year that the grant is awarded. For example an award of...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Gaming Machines (25 Jul 2018)

Tracey Crouch: Ministers have regular meetings with stakeholders to discuss a range of issues including the stake reduction on B2 machines. Details of Ministerial meetings are published on a quarterly basis on gov.uk

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Gambling: Children (25 Jul 2018)

Tracey Crouch: The report from ParentZone highlighted concerns around ‘skins’ gambling, including that this may permit children to access gambling sites. It identified the role the government, industry, regulators and parents play in protecting children online. Protecting children and the vulnerable from being harmed or exploited by gambling is a priority for the government and a core objective...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Charities: Fund Raising (25 Jul 2018)

Tracey Crouch: The Fundraising Regulator, the independent non-statutory regulator of charitable fundraising, launched the Fundraising Preference Service (FPS) on 7 July 2017. The FPS enables people to more easily opt out of charity fundraising requests. For the first full year that the FPS has been in operation, it has had 6,619 unique users of the service with 19,583 requests to stop communication from...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Gaming Machines (25 Jul 2018)

Tracey Crouch: On 17 May, as part of its response to the Consultation on proposed changes for Gaming Machines and Social Responsibility Measures, the Government announced that the maximum stake for B2 machines would be reduced to £2. Officials have made good progress on drafting the SI to implement the change and will continue to engage with stakeholders on the technological requirements.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Football: Sponsorship (25 Jul 2018)

Tracey Crouch: As with gambling advertising, gambling sponsorship arrangements must be socially responsible and must never be targeted at children. The gambling industry code for socially responsible advertising requires that gambling logos must not appear on any merchandising designed for children, including replica shirts in children’s sizes. Sports themselves also have a responsibility to ensure...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Rugby (Sport): Females (24 Jul 2018)

Tracey Crouch: An error has been identified in the written answer given on 24 July 2018. The correct answer should have been: The government’s sport strategy “Sporting Future” highlighted the importance of welfare and wellbeing for everyone participating in elite sport, regardless of age. In March 2018 I published a mental health and elite sport action plan, based on discussions I...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Rugby (Sport): Females (24 Jul 2018)

Tracey Crouch: The government’s sport strategy “Sporting Future” highlighted the importance of welfare and wellbeing for everyone participating in elite sport, regardless of age. In March 2018 I published a mental health and elite sport action plan, based on discussions I held with sportspeople and key stakeholders from across the sport and mental health sectors. The plan sets out a range...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Sports: Mental Health (24 Jul 2018)

Tracey Crouch: The government’s sport strategy “Sporting Future” highlighted the importance of welfare and wellbeing for everyone participating in elite sport, regardless of age. In March 2018 I published a mental health and elite sport action plan, based on discussions I held with sportspeople and key stakeholders from across the sport and mental health sectors. The plan sets out a range...

Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Full-Time Social Action Review (24 Jul 2018)

Tracey Crouch: In March 2017 DCMS commissioned Steve Holliday, to chair an independent review of Full-Time Social Action. Steve Holliday and the panel worked with a wide range of stakeholders including young people to consider what the voluntary sector, industry and government can do to support full-time volunteering. In January 2018, they published their report. I am very grateful to Steve Holliday and the...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Gambling: Advertising (23 Jul 2018)

Tracey Crouch: Our Review of Gaming Machines and Social Responsibility looked at the evidence and protections around gambling advertising. A major survey of evidence by Per Binde, published in 2014, found the impact of advertising on the prevalence problem gambling was likely to be rather small, as one factor among many which make up the environment, although it identified areas for further research....

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Gambling: Internet (23 Jul 2018)

Tracey Crouch: In March 2018, the Gambling Commission announced the conclusions from its review of online gambling which can be found at: http://www.gamblingcommission.gov.uk/PDF/Online-review-March -2018.pdf Among the changes proposed was the further protection of children by requiring licensed gambling operators to complete age-verification checks before consumers are able to access free-to-play...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Voluntary Work (23 Jul 2018)

Tracey Crouch: The Civil Society Strategy will set out a vision for how the government will work to support and to strengthen civil society in the years to come, without compromising its independence. My officials are currently finalising the strategy, engaging with colleagues across government. We expect to publish it soon.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Gambling: Regulation (23 Jul 2018)

Tracey Crouch: As set out in the response to the Consultation on proposed changes to Gaming Machines and Social Responsibility Measures on 17th May, the government considers that Local Authorities have sufficient existing powers in relation to gambling-related harm. We encourage Local Authorities to continue making use of these powers to manage gambling at a local level, alongside working with the...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Third Sector: EU Grants and Loans (23 Jul 2018)

Tracey Crouch: The Government continues to work on the design and priorities of the UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF). My department has strong representation in work across government to inform plans for the UKSPF. The Government will consult publically on the design and priorities of the UKSPF later this year, as announced in the Industrial Strategy white paper.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Voluntary Work: Young People (23 Jul 2018)

Tracey Crouch: In 2017, 98,808 young people participated in NCS in England. 16.2% of these participants were eligible for free school meals, compared to 12.4% of the general population. The breakdown showing the number of NCS participants eligible for free school meals in 2017 for each participating local authority is attached to this response.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: National Citizen Service Trust (19 Jul 2018)

Tracey Crouch: Pursuant to my previous answer, the £9,781,587 figure referred to was correctly spent by NCS providers in advance of delivery of the programme. This amount contributed to the upfront costs that are shared with providers to set up the programme for a specified number of places. Unfortunately, some of these places were not filled, and the advance payments for unfilled places cannot be...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: National Citizen Service Trust (19 Jul 2018)

Tracey Crouch: DCMS does permit NCS delivery partners to profit from their service delivery contracts. However, driving down costs is a priority for the Department and we are working with NCS Trust to ensure value for money for the taxpayer. While, direct comparisons are not straightforward due to the unique nature of NCS, a recent independent benchmarking exercise, commissioned by the Department, indicates...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: National Citizen Service Trust (19 Jul 2018)

Tracey Crouch: The National Citizen Service Trust is collaborating with the Parliament Education Service to deliver workshops to young people during Summer 2018 which focus on how Parliament works and how young people can take action on the issues that matter to them. The NCS curriculum currently includes informing young people about the importance of the democratic process and when the NCS Trust Royal...


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