Boxing

Culture Media and Sport written question – answered on 13th September 2013.

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Photo of Charlotte Leslie Charlotte Leslie Conservative, Bristol North West

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport whether her Department issues guidance on the (a) benefits and (b) risks of boxing.

Photo of Hugh Robertson Hugh Robertson The Minister of State, Department for Culture, Media and Sport

The Amateur Boxing Association of England is the body which issues guidance on the benefits and risks of boxing. DCMS does not issue such guidance. The Sport England NGB Whole Sport Plan Standard Terms and Conditions in respect of statutory compliance include all relevant health and safety laws, though there is no specific health and safety guidance.

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