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Government pledges equal access to school PE sports for boys and girls

  • Plans follow open letter by Lionesses after Euro 2022 victory
  • Primary schools to get more than £600m over next two years

The government has heeded the calls of the Lionesses after their historic Euro 2022 win and committed to providing equal access to all sports in PE for boys and girls, a minimum of two hours of PE a week and a multimillion‑pound investment in school sports and after‑school activities.

The day after the Wembley final, the Lionesses wrote an open letter to the Tory leadership candidates Rishi Sunak and Liz Truss laying out demands which are now being met.

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