Consultation outcome

Sport Duty of Care Review: call for evidence

This consultation has concluded

Detail of outcome

Informed by this consultation we published the independent review of duty of care in sport, by Baroness Grey-Thompson, in April 2017.

Original consultation


A call for evidence for a review into the sport sector's duty of care

This consultation was held on another website.

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Consultation description

Government has asked Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson to lead a review into the Duty of Care sport has towards participants. The aim is to develop a comprehensive plan for how government and the whole sporting system can more effectively look after people who take part in grassroots sport and people who perform at the elite level, including those on a talent pathway.

This call for evidence will gather information from people who are or have been involved in sport and from members of the public. The review team is interested in views and experiences of what works well and how current systems could be improved.

The questions cover elite and grassroots sport.

At an elite sport level:

  • the experience of entering and leaving talent pathways
  • the prevention and management of brain injuries, catastrophic injuries and other medical issues
  • the mental health support offered to sport participants
  • the representation of athletes’ interests within sport governance
  • the support provided to people on talent pathways to help them gain a formal education
  • safeguarding of young people and adults

At a grassroots sport level:

  • the prevention and management of brain injuries, catastrophic injuries and other medical issues
  • safeguarding of young people and adults

If you have any problems with the online survey please email mentioning “Duty of Care Review”.


Sport Duty of Care Review - Terms of Reference

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Published 12 April 2016