Covid-19: Public Appeals

Published on: March 19th 2020

We are working with a wide range of partners to support members – and the wider public leisure and culture sector – during the Covid-19 pandemic. Below is an overview of our public responses to date.

2 July 2020: Letters to Rebbeca Evans, Minister of Finance (Welsh Government) with partners to request additional Council funding to be used to support culture and leisure

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19 June 2020: Community Leisure UK (Wales) submission to the Inquiry on the impact of Covid-19 on Wales’ culture and sport sectors

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June 2020: Community Leisure Scotland submission to the Inquiry on the impact of Covid-19 on Scotland’s culture and tourism sectors

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9 June 2020: Letter to the Secretary of State on the future of swimming pools

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5 June 2020: WLGA guidance – options for councils to support their leisure and culture partners through Covid-19

Cymraeg / Welsh guidance:

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Saesneg / English guidance:

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May 2020: Community Leisure UK submission to the DCMS Inquiry on the impact of Covid-19 – published 5 June Select Committee Inquiry page

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22 May 2020: Community Leisure UK, Wales update

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19 May 2020: Letter to the Chancellor regarding the urgent position of leisure and culture trusts. Correlating letters sent to the Secretary of State for DCMS, and Secretary of State for MHCLG

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24 April 2020: Briefing papers for Scotland, Wales and England on the current (financial) position of leisure and culture trusts

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21 April 2020: Letter to the Chancellor by Community Leisure UK

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8 April 2020: Press Release by Community Leisure UK on the urgency of funding reliefs

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7 April 2020: Letter to the Welsh Government, Sport Wales, Arts Council of Wales, and the Welsh Local Government Association by Community Leisure UK

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27 March 2020: Letter to the Welsh Minister for Economy and Transport by Welsh Sport Assocation, ukactive, CIMSPA and Community Leisure UK

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25 March 2020: Letter to the Scottish Cabinet Secretary for Finance by Community Leisure UK

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23 March 2020: Submission to the Treasury Inquiry on the Economic Impact of Coronavirus

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19 March 2020: Letter to the First Minister of Wales by Creu Cymru and Community Leisure UK

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18 March 2020: Letter to the Chancellor by ukactive, CIMSPA and Community Leisure UK

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