Schools: Cricket

Children, Schools and Families written question – answered on 21st May 2008.

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Photo of John Bercow John Bercow Conservative, Buckingham

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what recent assessment he has made of the adequacy of support for cricket in state schools.

Photo of Kevin Brennan Kevin Brennan Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Children, Schools and Families) (Children, Young People and Families)

The annual School Sport Survey was introduced in 2003-04 and collects data relating to participation in PE and school sport. The latest survey found that 90 per cent. (up from 85 per cent. in 2003-04) of maintained schools in England provided cricket during the academic year. The survey also found that 56 per cent. (up from 45 per cent. in 2003-04) of schools were linked to a local cricket club.

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Michael Bourne
Posted on 24 Jun 2008 11:42 pm (Report this annotation)

Bercow to Brennan. A disguised ball aiming to entice a false stroke, but too much drift. Another typically tired and mechanical response from the batter, and far too late as the ball veers down leg side. No wicket, no run.

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