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Cycling: Clubs

Question for Department for Culture, Media and Sport

UIN 70752, tabled on 13 April 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, how much funding has been made available from the public purse to support the development of small and community BMX clubs in the UK each year since 2010.

Answered on

25 April 2017

Since 2010 the Big Lottery Fund has invested £802,392 of National Lottery money in 22 different BMX clubs and projects across the UK. Since 2010, Sport England has invested £1,657,741 of National Lottery money in 28 different BMX clubs and projects across England. Sport Wales, Sport Scotland and Sport Northern Ireland are responsible for investing in cycling in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland respectively.

British Cycling is the National Governing Body (NGB) responsible for supporting and growing grassroots cycling in Britain. It receives public investment from Sport England, which includes funding to support the growth of BMX across Britain.