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Best value through sport: The value of sport to regional development

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This document is targeted at decision-makers in the Regional Development Agencies, Government offices in the regions and elected representatives in the Regional Chambers.

This document provides evidence [ 1999 ] of the value of sport to regional development. It shows the important contribution sport can make to the economic and social regeneration of a region. It demonstrates that sport can work in partnership with other agencies to deliver wide-ranging community benefits in the English regions.

The contents of this document include the value of sport to: national, regional and local economies, community regeneration, health
other social policy areas (community safety,volunteering, young people and education) the environment.

Sport and regionalisation
The framework for public policy decision-making and investment in the English regions is undergoing significant change. The outcome will be a much more powerful regional voice in assessing priorities for public investment in the regions, with greater devolved responsibility linked to local democratic accountability for ensuring that money is invested wisely.



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Editor's comments - [  Best Value was a part of New Labour’s wider modernisation programme aimed at bringing councils closer to their communities and promoting the role of councils in community leadership and governance. There was a statutory duty upon all local authorities to meet the requirements of Best Value as set out in the Local Government Bill published on 30th September 1998. Best Value applied to all local authorities as from 1st April 2000  ]  Reference this?Cryer, J. (Year). This page title in italics. Retrieved date, from <this page's full URL>

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Reference : Sport England. (1999). Best value through sport: The value of sport to regional development. London: Sport England.

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