Lottery to fund sport
Saturday 28 January 1995
The proposals, to be published this spring, are aimed at boosting grass-roots sport and more advanced training, while introducing reform of Britain's sporting bodies. A new focus on youth and sporting excellence will be funded to a significant extent by the £1.8bn of lottery cash that will become available over the next seven years.
The Sports Council for Great Britain will be reformed into a council for England, in line with equivalent bodies for Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, and a new UK Sports Commission will co-ordinate their activities. n
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