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Sports: Coventry

Question for Department for Culture, Media and Sport

UIN 25126, tabled on 1 February 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what funding was allocated to projects to support grassroots sports facilities in Coventry in each of the last five years.

Answered on

9 February 2016

Since 2011, Sport England has invested £458,553 of National Lottery funding to upgrade and improve grassroots sports facilities in Coventry. The Government's recently published 'Sport Strategy' (https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/sporting-future-a-new-strategy-for-an-active-nation) provides a vision for future investment in sport, including increased funding for grass roots sports facilities. Sport England are now consulting on their own strategy to implement this.

Sport England National Lottery investment, broken down by local authority area, is publicly available on Sport England’s website and can be found here: www.sportengland.org/funding/investments-weve-made.