Sport Scotland, Sport Wales and Sport Northern Ireland gave evidence to the House of Lords Social Policies and Consumer Protection Committee on Thursday 3 February as part of its inquiry into Grassroots Sport and the EU.
The Committee heard from:
Eamonn McCartan, Chief Executive, Sport Northern Ireland
Stewart Harris, Chief Executive, Sport Scotland
Huw Jones, Chief Executive, Sport Wales
The witnesses were asked questions in relation to:
- How best practice and the numerous benefits of sport in the health, social and educational spheres might be better researched and communicated to policy makers and those who deliver projects
- How the EU should act to support this work
- The Sports Programme, the EU funding stream from 2014
The evidence session took place on Thursday 3 February in Committee Room 2 of the House of Lords.