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Tired of hanging around; Using sport and leisure activities to prevent anti-social behaviour by young people

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This study focuses on the use of sport and leisure activities to prevent and reduce anti-social behaviour by young people.

The main findings from the study relevant to scrutiny are:

  • Sport and leisure activities have an important role in preventing antisocial behaviour.
  • Most councils, and many other local agencies, provide or commission some good targeted activities. But there is little evidence of comprehensive area-based approaches.
  • Commissioning decisions are limited by a lack of data on costs and performance.
  • Young people’s views are rarely taken into account when planning new activities. Young people want activities that are accessible, reliable and relevant.
  • National funding arrangements are inefficient. Projects have to deal with unreliable short-term funding that is time-consuming and expensive to administer.
  • Solutions that benefit communities lie in engagement with the appropriate young people, delivery through local joint working and coordination of national and local funding.

  

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Editor's comments - [ This guidance is for members of Local authority scrutiny committees or panels and the officers who support them. It provides the framework for a scrutiny review of youth antisocial behaviour and the availability of activities to reduce or prevent it. ]  Reference this?Cryer, J. (Year). This page title in italics. Retrieved date, from <this page's full URL>

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Reference : Audit Commission (2009) Tired of hanging around; Using sport and leisure activities to prevent anti-social behaviour by young people. London: AC.

 

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