Sport and the EU Referendum
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Mon, 24 Apr 2017 12:13
The attainment gap in education is as persistent as it is striking: 6 in 10 young people from low income backgrounds leave school without a minimum of 5 GCSEs – A* to C.
Within this bigger picture, the problem is particularly acute amongst young men from white British and black Caribbean families....
19th Apr, 2017
Despite the House of Commons voting to hold a General Election on June 8th it was business as usual for the Commons Culture, media and Sport Committee today as they heard further evidence on their Doping...
18th Apr, 2017
Theresa May called a General Election for June 8th in a surprise announcement from the steps of Downing Street today.
18th Apr, 2017
The government has recruited Premier League Executive Chairman Richard Scudamore to co-chair a new Sports Business Council that will bring the government and leading sports figures from the public and...
Tue, 21 Jun 2016 16:35
It has been a long and often acrimonious European Referendum campaign which thankfully comes to an end on Thursday. The ramifications of the vote however will last a lot longer whatever the result.
Throughout most of the campaign sport has not really played a huge part and it hardly likely that many people will be making a decision on Thursday 23rd June based on the outcome for sport alone.
As an Independent Think Tank we have tried to stimulate a little thinking around the big ticket issues.
Fri, 20 May 2016 17:50
Over the last 24 hours we have monitored the response to the new Sport England investment strategy. Unsurprisingly most organisations have sent out their press releases welcoming the new direction of travel and are looking forward to their future in this brave new world. If this is a radical departure from the past strategy surely this can't be right?
Fri, 13 May 2016 17:16
This week saw the publication of a Charter for Sports Governance in the United Kingdom. Good governance has been at the heart of DCMS sport policy for some time but the new government strategy has signalled a stronger adherence will be required to secure public money.