§ Nick Harvey
To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what measures are in place to implement sporting excellence at a regional level. 
§ Mr. Caborn
Sport England works to develop performance and excellence in sport through support to governing bodies of sport, the six national sports centres and the English Institute of Sport. Sport England has reviewed its operations and business strategy. It now has clear business objectives aimed at getting more people involved in sport a and physical activity, retaining more people in sport and getting more success at the highest level. The regions will have more responsibility for funding decisions through their Regional Sports Boards.