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It May be Recess but Government Busy on Sugar Levy and Governance

Whilst the summer Recess has formally started in Parliament it doesn't mean all Ministers have gone away just yet for their Summer holidays.

This week saw a busy week for sport both on and off the field.

Posted: Sat, 29 Jul 2017 12:21 by Andy Reed

Tags: Tracey Crouch, DCMs, Governance, Sugar Levy

New Government Takes Shape

Following the unexpected General election result Theresa May is in the process of forming a new government with support from the DUP. A Queens Speech is expected some time next week. I am sure not many of our readers expected to see a hung parliament if most of the Polls had been right. Clearly YouGov got something right.

So what does this all mean for existing Sport and physical activity policy?

Posted: Tue, 13 Jun 2017 09:21 by Andy Reed

Tags: Sports Policy, Dcms, Tracey Crouch

Polling Day - What Happens Next?

Election time is usually a good time for policy makers to find time to slow down and reflect on the delivery of the past election manifestos and pour over the Party plans for the next Parliament. Good civil servants will have plans in place for every political eventuality on Friday morning.

Posted: Tue, 06 Jun 2017 20:47 by Andy Reed

Tags: #ge2017, DCMS

Getting Tough on Sports Governance

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.

Posted: Fri, 13 May 2016 17:16 by Andy Reed

Tags: DCMS, Governance, John Whittingdale