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Cabinet Decision: 25th October 2007
Title of Item/Report
Sports and Leisure Strategy
Record of the Decision
Members considered a report that set out a draft Sports and Leisure strategy for Stockton.

The strategy pulled together all of the elements of sports and leisure, thereby providing a framework for many of the directly related documents the Council had already produced and a basis for future investment. Members were presented with a copy of the draft Sports and Leisure strategy. The report suggested that this strategy overview was agreed as a basis for consultation with the public through the area partnership boards and the wider sports industry where applicable e.g. Sport England.

Members requested that the Town and Parish Councils be included in the consultation process.


1. the Sports and Leisure Strategy be agreed for consultation.

2. a further report be presented to Cabinet in Spring 2008 following consultation.
Reasons for the Decision
To consult with a wider audience on the strategic framework for Sport & Leisure provision in the Borough and to incorporate findings in the final strategy.
Alternative Options Considered and Rejected
Declared (Cabinet Member) Conflicts of Interest
Councillors Mrs Womphrey and Mrs Beaumont declared a personal, non prejudicial interest in this item as they were both members of the Tees Active Board.

Details of any Dispensations
Not Applicable
Date and Time by which Call In must be executed
By no later than midnight on Friday 2nd November 2007

Date of Publication: 30 October 2007

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