By David Coverdale For The Daily Mail
Published: 22:30 GMT, 1 December 2020 | Updated: 22:45 GMT, 1 December 2020
Participation in sport and physical activity has declined by two thirds at a potential cost to the economy of £50billion, MPs were told on Tuesday.
The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee met to hear evidence from academics about the effects of Covid-19 on grassroots sport.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
They were told that the proportion of adults in England engaged in 150 minutes of physical activity each week has fallen from 63 per cent before the Covid-19 pandemic to just 24 per cent now - a drop of nine million