A National Plan for Sport and Recreation can not be delivered in a silo, it should be part of a broader National Development Plan linked to other related development plans such as: National Youth Development Plan (please see Youth Charter National Call 2 Action); National Education Plan; National Health Plan; National Employment and Enterprise Plan.


Such plans should be established with clear Development Goals and Short (1 to 3 years), Medium (5 Year) and Long Term (10 Year) aims, objectives, outcomes and outputs. These plans should be part of British Law, with governments held to account for delivering them.


These plans would have to delivered along with fiscal planning, which should be set as percentage of GDP/GNP. For example, Public Sector spending could be set at 50% of GDP and GNI, and then public spending (including debt repayments) could set against this, with tax revenues also set at achieving this target without annual deficits except in times of recession.

YC submission to HoL Committee on National Plan for Sport & Recreation



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