A new government in Westminster is forming, elected by an increasingly unhealthy electorate. The Brits just can’t help eating too much and exercising too little.
Challenging thoughtpiece on local authority leisure provision and services.
Read Duncan Wood-Allum’s interview in CIMSPA’s magazine, the S&PA Professional. His interview discusses why Councils need to take a smarter approach to leisure commissioning and discusses his view of priorities for the sector.
The Government Sports Strategy recognises that “local authorities have and will continue to have, an absolutely crucial role to play in delivering sport and physical activity opportunities.”
The stark choice facing Leisure and Culture.
With the LGA predicting the potential loss of leisure services by 2020, Duncan Wood-Allum explores the potential of this popular, but embattled sector to reinvent itself.
With increased pressure on town halls to find savings, Duncan Wood-Allum provides an insight into the thinking of Chief Executives towards sport, leisure and cultural services.
In Part 2, the sector’s response to the challenge from members of SLC’s Online Forum provides fascinating insights from some of our leading thinkers.
In a series of two thought provoking and controversial articles over the summer of 2011, Duncan Wood-Allum suggests the need for a debate on where public money is spent on sport and leisure services in the future.