HC Deb 22 February 1968 vol 759 c164W
49. Mr. Rose

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science, whether he will take steps to empower the Sports Council to control the granting of moneys for sports development and to allocate a sum for this purpose.

Mr. Denis Howell

The Sports Council already advise the Government on all aspects of the development of amateur sport, including direct Exchequer assistance. In view of the major change which has recently been made in the arrangements for servicing the Sports Council, it would be premature to consider further changes.