'No outdoor sport' at over 1,000 Scottish schools

More than 1,000 schools have no outdoor sports facilities, according to Scottish Labour.

 

It claimed the figures provided to it by SportScotland show not enough is being invested by the Scottish government.

 

A total of 1,040 schools were recorded as having no outdoor facilities.

 

The Scottish government said £168m has been channelled through SportScotland since 2007 to support councils and sports groups.

 

The schools without outdoor facilities included four in ten primary schools and three-quarters of schools for those with additional support needs.

 

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