Consultation Deadline Key issues
Consultation on Community and Ancilliary Sellers Notice (CAN) Tue, 02/12/2014


The Home Office has launched a consultation on the Community and Ancillary Sellers Notice (CAN):

The CAN is intended to benefit small accommodation providers, community groups and charities who wish to sell alcohol as part of a wider service. For a one-off fee a CAN user will, over the course of three years, be able to sell a limited quantity of alcohol (to be prescribed in regulations) between the hours of 7am and 11pm.

We will be putting together a short response and would welcome any feedback to help inform our submission.


Health Committee inquiry on physical activity and diet on health Fri, 05/12/2014


The Health Committee has launched an inquiry on the impact of physical activity and diet on health. This is an ideal opportunity for us to promote sport and recreation and the sector’s contribution to the health agenda.

 In summary the Committee is focusing on a ‘what works’ approach to achieving healthy weight and increasing physical activity. It will look at issues including:

• Evidence of the impact of physical activity on health
• The current and future costs to the economy and NHS of obesity and physical inactivity
• The role of schools, parents, Local authorities in encouraging active play, travel and sport

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