Sport and Leisure

Thursday, 13 February 2020
Reference
2020020527000471
Category
Request Date
Wednesday, February 5, 2020
Response Date
Thursday, February 13, 2020

Question

1.What is the council’s set budget for expenditure on sport and leisure facilities for the following two years:

2012 (so the 2011/2012 budget)

2020 (so the 2019/2020 budget)

2. I would also like to know how many of the following facilities were owned/operated by the council for the above two years (so January 2012 and January 2020) please:

Public swimming pools. Also, how many of these pools are Olympic-sized? (2012 and 2020)
Public athletics tracks (2012 and 2020)

Public cycling tracks/velodromes (2012 and 2020)

Public playing fields / football rugby pitches does the council own/operate (2012 and 2020). This does not need to be broken down by size etc.

Answer

What is the council’s set budget for expenditure on sport and leisure facilities for the following two years:

2012 (so the 2011/2012 budget).  2011/12 Net Controllable Budget £989,705
2020 (so the 2019/2020 budget).  2019/20 Net Controllable Budget £1,106,792

 I would also like to know how many of the following facilities were owned/operated by the council for the above two years (so January 2012 and January 2020) please:


Public swimming pools. Also, how many of these pools are Olympic-sized? (2012 and 2020).   2012 & 2020   6; none are Olympic size


Public athletics tracks (2012 and 2020).   2012 & 2020 2.

Public cycling tracks/velodromes (2012 and 2020).  2012 & 2020  No formal cycle tracks although CnES has supported the creation of The Hebridean Way cycle route

Public playing fields / football rugby pitches does the council own/operate (2012 and 2020). This does not need to be broken down by size etc.  2012 & 2020  6 soccer pitches; two rugby pitches;
2012  3 all-weather pitches
2020  5 all-weather pitches