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Upcoming Business – Lords: Select Committee (13 Dec 2017)

Citizenship and Civic Engagement Committee: Citizenship and Civic Engagement. 10:30 am; Room 3, Palace of Westminster
Witnesses: (at 10:30 AM) The Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth, Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Communities and Local Government Ms Tracey Crouch MP, Minister for Sport and Civil Society, Department for Culture, Media and Sport Mr Robert Goodwill MP, Minister of State for Children and Families, Department for Education Rt Hon Brandon Lewis MP, Minister of State for Immigration, Home Office

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Voluntary Work: Sports (7 Dec 2017)

Tracey Crouch: Anyone involved in sport in a role that involves regular contact with or responsibility for children or vulnerable adults should have appropriate background checks. Organisations in receipt of public funding from Sport England and UK Sport since April 2017 are required to meet the standards set out in the Code for Sports Governance. The Code contains specific obligations about safeguarding,...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Offences Against Children: Sports (7 Dec 2017)

Tracey Crouch: The Government is completely committed to doing all it can to ensure people can participate in sport in safe and secure environments. I wrote to all sports funded through Sport England, the arm’s length body responsible for community sport in England, in November 2016 asking them to ensure their safeguarding processes were as robust as possible. The Home Secretary and the Secretary of...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: British Parachute Association (7 Dec 2017)

Tracey Crouch: My department has not received any representations about the adequacy of the safeguarding policy of the British Parachute Association. The British Parachute Association is not in receipt of any funding from Sport England or UK Sport, and therefore are not required to comply with the Code for Sports Governance which requires all funded sports organisations to adhere to the Standards for...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Sports: Children (7 Dec 2017)

Tracey Crouch: We are committed to ensuring that all children and young people, particularly those who are currently least active or from under-represented groups, have the best opportunities to engage in sport and physical activity. We are continuing to invest over £17 million annually in the School Games to ensure that children of all abilities are able to access high quality organised sport. Sport...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Betting: Companies (6 Dec 2017)

Tracey Crouch: Ministers and officials have regular meetings and discussions with the Betting industry on a range of issues. Details of Ministerial meetings are published quarterly on gov.uk.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Gambling and Alcoholic Drinks: Addictions (5 Dec 2017)

Tracey Crouch: The mental health of professional and elite sportspeople is a matter of importance to government. As set out in the government’s sport strategy Sporting Future, Baroness Grey-Thompson was tasked to carry out a review of the duty of care sport owes to its participants. That report was published earlier this year and covered a number of important issues including mental health. We are...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Charities (5 Dec 2017)

Tracey Crouch: The Civil Society Strategy will reaffirm the value that government places on civil society and explore what more government can do to support its work. It will provide an opportunity to explore ways to build new partnerships within and between sectors and communities in order to better mobilise resources and expertise and find practical new solutions to the problems we face. A listening...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Sports: Finance (5 Dec 2017)

Tracey Crouch: Government's Sporting Future strategy, published in December 2015, set out that in future, all funding for grassroots sport should deliver five key outcomes; physical wellbeing, mental wellbeing, social and community development, individual development and economic development. Sport England are government's arms length body with responsibility for grassroots sport. Sport England invest...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Youth Development Fund (5 Dec 2017)

Tracey Crouch: Government is investing £40 million through the Youth Investment and #iwill Funds to increase opportunities for young people to develop skills and undertake social action. This money is being matched by the Big Lottery Fund to create an £80million investment in young people. As this is a devolved policy area the UK Government only has the legal authority to fund projects that...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Charity Commission (5 Dec 2017)

Tracey Crouch: Recruitment of a new Chair for the Charity Commission for England and Wales is currently underway. In line with the requirements of the Governance Code for Public Appointments, the appointment is made on merit following fair and open competition. The preferred candidate will be required to attend a pre-appointment hearing before the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee. It would...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Young People (5 Dec 2017)

Tracey Crouch: DCMS conducted a series of regional workshops earlier this year with representatives from the youth sector, local authorities and young people to discuss current issues and opportunities for youth policy. The recently announced Civil Society Strategy will build on this previous work and provide an opportunity to explore ways to build new partnerships within and between sectors and...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Soft Drinks: Caffeine and Sugar (4 Dec 2017)

Tracey Crouch: Sporting Future: A New Strategy for an Active Nation published in 2015 committed government to continue to discuss with sports the scope for voluntary agreements on high fat sugar and salt (HFSS) food sponsorship. Working with Department of Health, Public Health England, the Sport and Recreation Alliance and sports organisations we developed a set of principles for sports bodies to consider...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Gambling (4 Dec 2017)

Tracey Crouch: In its Licence Conditions and Codes of Practice the Gambling Commission requires all operators licensed under the Gambling Act 2005 to make a contribution towards the research, prevention and treatment of gambling-related harm. The Commission does not specify how much this should be nor which organisation should receive it, although it highlights that GambleAware is the principal funding body...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Olympic Games 2012 (1 Dec 2017)

Tracey Crouch: An error has been identified in the written answer given on 28 November 2017. The correct answer should have been: Government’s strategy ‘Sporting Future: A New Strategy for An Active Nation’ and Sport England’s strategy ‘Towards an Active Nation’ highlight the importance of focusing on groups that are particularly unlikely to take part in sport...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Olympic Games 2012 (1 Dec 2017)

Tracey Crouch: Government’s strategy ‘Sporting Future: A New Strategy for An Active Nation’ and Sport England’s strategy ‘Towards an Active Nation’ highlight the importance of focusing on groups that are particularly unlikely to take part in sport and physical activity, such as women and girls and some Black and Minority Ethnic (BAME) groups. It places a clear emphasis on...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Youth Development Fund (1 Dec 2017)

Tracey Crouch: The Department for Digital Culture Media and Sport is investing £40 million through the Youth Investment Fund and #iwill Funds to increase opportunities for young people to develop skills and undertake social action. This money is being matched by the Big Lottery Fund to create an £80million investment in young people. The Youth Investment Fund was first delivered last year, and is...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Gambling: Prizes (29 Nov 2017)

Tracey Crouch: The data source that informed the percentage of problem and at-risk gamblers for various stake levels on B2 gaming machines came from research commissioned by GambleAware, reported in January 2017, and can be found at the following link: https://about.gambleaware.org/media/1432/follow-up-study-of- loyalty-card-customers-report.pdf The figures presented in the consultation document came...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Darts: Clubs (29 Nov 2017)

Tracey Crouch: Government's Sporting Future strategy is clear that we want more people to get active and to enjoy the many benefits that sport and physical activity bring. Since 2010, Government has not made any specific investments in darts clubs. However, during this time Sport England has invested £3,594,300 in 68 projects which include darts as one of the activities it offers to the local...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Sportsgrounds: Safety (29 Nov 2017)

Tracey Crouch: The Government believes that all-seater stadiums are the best means to ensure the safety and security of spectators at football grounds in England and Wales. All-seater stadiums have helped improve crowd management, crowd behaviour and policing. They provide better and more comfortable facilities to enjoy football matches, which has helped encourage inclusivity and diversity amongst those...


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