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Grassroots sport and recreation plays a huge role in the lives of millions of people across the UK, providing a diverse mix of opportunities for people of all backgrounds and ability, and for some, the foundation of a career at elite level. It also has a large social impact by helping people to lead healthier lives, develop skills for employment and enagage with their communities.  This guide has been designed to help parliamentarians understand the key issues surrounding grassrotos sports. It is broken down into the following sections:

- Understanding the sport and recreation landscape

- School provision

- Grassroots clubs

- Outdoor recreation

- The health and social value of grassroots sport and recreation

- What does success look like? Case studies

- The role of the parliamentarian

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Geographic Coverage England