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Dear Scottish Sports Council,

SportScotland recognise the British Crown Green Bowling Association as being the recognised National Governing Body for crown green bowls in Scotland.

Can you please let me know:

Is there a Scottish Crown Green Bowling Association?

How many crown green bowling greens are there in Scotland?

How many crown green bowling clubs are there in Scotland?

How many crown green bowlers regularly participate in crown green bowls?

How much has the sport received in funding during each of the past five years?

How often does this valuable recognition status get reviewed?

When was the last time it was reviewed and when is its next review due?

Yours faithfully,

Brian Roberts

FOI, Scottish Sports Council

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FOI, Scottish Sports Council

Good morning,

 

sportscotland has copied your email below and where appropriate, has
responded to your Freedom of Information requests in blue:-

 

Dear Scottish Sports Council,

 

SportScotland recognise the British Crown Green Bowling Association as
being the recognised National Governing Body for crown green bowls in
Scotland.

 

Can you please let me know:

 

Is there a Scottish Crown Green Bowling Association?

 

sportscotland is not aware of the existence of a Scottish Crown Green
Bowling Association. As you correctly stated in your email, the recognised
governing body for Crown Bowls is the British Crown Green Bowling
Association. For more information, please see the following section on our
website:
[1]https://sportscotland.org.uk/sport-a-z/g....
sportscotland does not have a strategic relationship with the British
Crown Green Bowling Association and there is no Scottish body that
sportscotland recognises or works with.

 

How many crown green bowling greens are there in Scotland?

 

As above, sportscotland does not hold this information in accordance with
section 17(1) of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002. Please
refer this question to the British Crown Green Bowls Association, although
please note that it is not a named body for the purposes of Schedule 1 of
the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 and therefore has no
statutory requirement to respond to your request for information.

 

How many crown green bowling clubs are there in Scotland?

 

As above, sportscotland does not hold this information in accordance with
section 17(1) of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002. Please
refer this question to the British Crown Green Bowls Association, although
please note that it is not a named body for the purposes of Schedule 1 of
the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 and therefore has no
statutory requirement to respond to your request for information.

 

How many crown green bowlers regularly participate in crown green bowls?

 

sportscotland does not hold this information in accordance with section
17(1) of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002. Please refer this
question to the British Crown Green Bowls Association, although please
note that it is not a named body for the purposes of Schedule 1 of the
Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 and therefore has no statutory
requirement to respond to your request for information. 

 

How much has the sport received in funding during each of the past five
years?

 

Crown Green Bowling does not receive funding from sportscotland.

 

How often does this valuable recognition status get reviewed?

 

As previously stated, sportscotland is not aware of the existence of the
Scottish Crown Green Bowling Association and there is no Scottish body
that sportscotland recognises or works with. With reference to recognising
the British Crown Green Bowling Association, reviews of recognition status
are held in accordance with our Recognition Policy. For further
information, please see page 17 at the following link:
[2]https://sportscotland.org.uk/media/2642/....

 

When was the last time it was reviewed and when is its next review due?

 

Please see the previous response.

 

 

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