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To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of participation by children and families on low incomes in sport where full cost charges for use of facilities are required by providers, and of the implications for their health, fitness, access to competitive and team sports and their well-being.
Local clubs and local authorities set the prices for their services. Many offer concessions for families, children and older people and those on lower incomes.
Sport England measures sports participation from 16 years across National Statistics Socio-economic Classifications. It is derived by combining information on occupation and employment status. Sport England provides an assessment of each local authority area; local sport profiles include demographic data; health data; sports participation; facilities data with regional and national comparators. http://www.sportengland .org/our-work/local-work/local-government/local-sport-profile/