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Sport: Sports Clubs

House of Lords written question – answered on 6th June 2011.

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Photo of Lord Pendry Lord Pendry Labour

To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to further help local sports clubs find the funding they require to stay afloat.

Photo of Baroness Garden of Frognal Baroness Garden of Frognal Lords Spokesperson (Department for Culture, Media and Sport), Baroness in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip)

Through Whole Sport Plans, Sport England is investing £480 million through 46 national governing bodies over the next four years. The governing bodies work closely with their network of sports clubs to invest funding at a local level. In addition, the mass participation Olympic Legacy-Places People Play, will provide funding opportunities for sports clubs with £10 million for playing fields and £50 million for community sports facilities.

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