Open Consultations

When consultations and inquiries arise that may affect you, the Alliance represents your interests to government. We encourage you to also submit a response or evidence to ensure your voice is heard and put on record. Contributing to the consultation process is important for the sport and recreation sector if we wish our views to be considered.

Consultation Title Summary Deadline
Landscapes Review Consultation Please note this consultation closes at 11:45 pm on the 18 December. The government has requested information on what works well and what requires improvement in order to ensure that National Parks and areas of outsanding beauty (AONBs) are fit for the 21st Century.  18 December 2018
Local Authorities' Provision of Children's Services Inquiry  The Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee has opened an inquiry into the provision and funding of local authorities' children's services. The inquiry will explore whether current funding is sufficient, the financial challenges faced by local authorities, how funding can be made more sustainable and innovative approaches to financial sustainability for children's services.  18 December 2018
DfE GCSE, AS and A Level PE  The Department for Education have published a consultation around the GCSE, AS and A Level PE activity list on 24 October. They are inviting proposals for activities to add to the existing published list by the deadline. DfE will consider all responses however if you wish to put together a coordinated response with you members, you may wish to encourage them to share their thoughts with you as well as/instead of submitting an individual response.   20 December 2018
OFCOM: Listed Events  The Office for Communications is consulting on the methodology which they propose to use to assess which services qualify to be on the list of television channels that are free to view and widely available.  18 January 2019
Mental Health of Men and Boys Inquiry  The Women and Equalities Committee has launched an inquiry into male mental health. The inquiry focuses on many areas including but not limited to; the most pressing issues affecting the mental health of men and boys, the costs of poor mental health to them, groups who are most susceptible and how effective Government policy has been in addressing mental illness among men and boys. 18 February 2019
New Guidance to Help Parents Avoid Unsafe Out of School Settings Stemming from the Integrated Communties Strategy, Government has published guidance to help parents choose safe and high quality out of school settings (OOSS) for children. The Department for Education has asked for your views to contribute to the development of a safeguarding code of practice.  24 February 2019

For more information about the Alliance's consultation responses, please contact our policy team