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1 Creating sporting opportunities in every community New Government What it means for Sport

2 2 Creating sporting opportunities in every community Announcements Ministerial appointments Coalition agreement published Whitehall savings Queens speech

3 3 Creating sporting opportunities in every community Ministerial appointments The Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport Hugh Robertson MP Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Sport and the Olympics John Penrose MP Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Tourism (jointly with the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills) The Hon Ed Vaizey MP Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Culture (jointly with the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills) Lord Schutt, Lib Dem Peer Spokesman for DCMS in the Lords. He has no previous involvement in sport.

4 4 Creating sporting opportunities in every community Coalition policies Sport specific: Support major sporting events Support Olympic and Paralympic Games in London in 2012 Create genuine and lasting legacy Create annual Olympic-style schools sport event Protect school playing fields Reform and funding: Reform the National Lottery Investigate gross profits tax system Ban lobbying activities and restrict administration costs to 5% by lottery distributors Use cash in dormant betting accounts Encourage the reform of football governance

5 5 Creating sporting opportunities in every community Coalition policies Communities Devolution of power to local people Reform the planning system, but maintain the Green Belt, Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSIs) Abolish the Government Office for London Phase out the ring-fencing of grants to local government Help communities save local facilities and services and give public sector workers a new right to form employee-owned co- operatives Introduce Sustainable Communities Act and abolish the Comprehensive Area Assessment Train community organisers and support the creation of neighbourhood groups Encourage volunteering and introduce a National Citizen Service

6 6 Creating sporting opportunities in every community Coalition policies Transport Promotion of cycling and walking Education Allowing academies to be run by sporting organisations. No mention of BSF or other capital build projects Scale back CRB and vetting and barring regime Public Health Promote public health and encourage behaviour change Use preventative methods particularly for those in disadvantaged areas Local communities greater control over budgets GPs greater incentives to tackle public health problems

7 7 Creating sporting opportunities in every community Coalition policies Arms length public bodies Publish job titles, salaries and expenses of senior officials Salaries over the level of the Prime Minister signed off by the Treasury New protections for whistleblowers Open government procurement; and publish government ICT contracts Full disclosure of all central government spending and contracts over £25,000 Right to data Open and standardised format of all data published by public bodies

8 8 Creating sporting opportunities in every community Whitehall savings £6.2 billion total £88 million exchequer for DCMS (including £27 million from ODA) Sport England to find an extra 3% savings - £4.254m £1.165 billion of savings will be made in Local Government

9 9 Creating sporting opportunities in every community What does it mean for us ? Protect the front line deliverers Some low priority programme reduction No cuts to WSP funding to NGBs Overhead savings – 700k 2010/11 Climate of restraint Recruitment T&S

10 10 Creating sporting opportunities in every community What next? The emergency budget - 22 June The spending review - Autumn Announce Olympic School Games – very soon Timetable for National Lottery reform

11 11 Creating sporting opportunities in every community Prior to CSR, funding agencies are being asked to consider: Is the activity essential to meet Government priorities? Does the Government need to fund this activity? Does the activity provide substantial economic value? Can the activity be targeted to those most in need? How can the activity be provided at lower cost? How can the activity be provided more effectively? Can the activity be provided by a non-state provider or by citizens, wholly, or in partnership? Can non-state providers be paid to carry out the activity according to the results they achieve? Can local bodies, as opposed to central Government, provide the activity?

12 12 Creating sporting opportunities in every community Announced on 10 June……. Plans to reform sport and deliver a lasting legacy from the Olympic and Paralympic Games New sports legacy priorities announced: 1.stronger focus on facilities 2.stronger focus on sport at a community level. Sport England will implement these new priorities. Delivering a mass participation legacy for sport from London 2012 is one of my 3 top priorities. I want to see a marked and sustained, cultural shift toward greater participation in sport. To deliver this Sport England will focus on improving facility provision and developing a sport at a community level.……… Minister for Sport and the Olympics Sport England will have two clear priorities going forward: 1)supporting sports governing bodies through the whole sport plans 2)delivering a mass participation sports legacy from London 2012.

13 13 Creating sporting opportunities in every community Other key areas set out by the minister on 10 June: Lottery reform Plans to increase sports share of Lottery returns from 16-20% are progressing quickly. Estimated this will lead to a funding increase of £50Million a year to sport by Structural reform YST, UK Sport and SE under one roof School sport SoS has made it his top priority to deliver a renewed emphasis on competition both within and between schools. Work is underway to develop an olympic and Paralympic style school sport competition….more details to follow… Elite/world class sport consultation underway with those sports bidding or planning to bid for major events with a view to bringing forward, at the appropriate time, a specific Major Sports Events Bill designed to make it easier to win and host major events.


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