Lords Science Committee to hear from Olympics Minister on plans for health legacy

26 June 2012

The House of Lords Science and Technology Committee hears from Hugh Robertson MP, Minister for Sports and the Olympics at the Department for Culture Media and Sport (DCMS). This is the final evidence session of the Committee’s short inquiry into building on the Olympic legacy to improve the nation’s health through sports and exercise science and medicine


At 11am, Tuesday 26 June, Committee Room 4, Palace of Westminster

  • Hugh Robertson MP, Minister for Sports and the Olympics, Department for Culture, Media and Sport

The Committee will ask the Minister what work DCMS are undertaking with other departments (such as the Department of Health) to promote the sport and health agendas. The Minister will also be quizzed on the Government’s £100m annual investment in high performance sport and how the Department ensure that science commissioned by bodies like UK Sport is of a high quality. The Committee will also ask the Minister about legacy plans for the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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