Culture, Media and Sport Committee

Session 2004-05

16 March 2005

New inquiry:

Community Sport

The Culture, Media and Sport Committee has agreed to inquire into community sport and the support  provided to it, both strategically and financially, by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, the United Kingdom Sports Council (UK Sport), Sport England and local authorities. 

The Committee wishes to focus its inquiry on the development of grassroots sport and welcomes views on current levels of participation by all members of the community-children, young people as well as adult men and women-and on ways to encourage further participation. The Committee intends to review existing initiatives and expenditure and make an assessment of current performance and what progress is being made towards established objectives.

Written submissions are invited from any interested organisation or individual by Friday 1 April 2005.  Please forward written submissions by e-mail to