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David Cameron defends scrapping school sports targets

The prime minister has told 5 liveBreakfast he stands by a decision to scrap a requirement on schools to offer pupils at least two hours a week of sport.

Labour has called for a cross-party ten year plan for school sports following the success of Team GB at the Olympics but David Cameron defended the government's plans.

He added that sports clubs needed to play more of a part in encouraging children.

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  • 10 Aug 2012