Tennis Scotland become Member of Parliamentary Scottish Sport Group
Tennis Scotland have become the latest organisation to join the All-Party Parliamentary Scottish Sport Group.
The Group is open to all organisations with an interest in Scottish sport to join. It meets regularly while Parliament is sitting to discuss issues faced by sport across the country, and also promote the good work of sports in Scotland.
Tennis Scotland is the governing body for Tennis in Scotland and works closely with the Lawn Tennis Association to develop the sport across the country, from grassroots in clubs, schools and parks through to providing the best coaching and facilities for the next generation of Scottish tennis stars.
Making the announcement was Group Chair and Member of Parliament for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, Gavin Newlands MP. He said “I am very happy to announce that Tennis Scotland are the latest organisation to join the All-Party Parliamentary Scottish Sport Group.
“Tennis Scotland do fantastic work to promote the sport across Scotland, and I look forward to hearing their thoughts on how the Group can support sport, and ensure that more people have the opportunity to participate, and enjoy all the health and social benefits that sport can provide.”
Tennis Scotland Chief Executive, Blane Dodds, said “we are delighted to join the All-Party Parliamentary Scottish Sport Group, and look forward to working with Members to tackle issues facing sport across Scotland.
“Tennis Scotland are committed to supporting and developing our clubs and venues, as well as investing in our coaches, workforce, participation and performance programmes, to increase the number of people playing tennis in Scotland and help our players reach the highest level.”