New sports fund to tackle youth crime

From Ministry of Justice and The Rt Hon Dominic Raab MP:

Thousands of troubled youngsters will be put back on the right track thanks to a new £5 million fund for crime-cutting sports schemes, the Deputy Prime Minister has announced today (4 November 2022).

  • £5 million to keep youths away from crime through sport
  • Charities bid to fund grass-roots activities teaching resilience and discipline
  • Part of largest youth justice funding package in a generation – making streets safer

Charities across England and Wales will be able to bid for new money to run programmes designed to steer young people away from law-breaking and into positive activities aimed at teaching teamwork, resilience and discipline.

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