§ Mr. MacShane
To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how many British school children participated in ski lessons in(a) the UK and (b) Europe in each of the last three years as part of school organised sport. 
§ Kate Hoey
Figures for the number of children participating in school organised skiing lessons are not centrally held. However, Crystal Holidays Industry Report 2000 estimates that in 1999–2000, 119,000 British children took part in school organised skiing holidays. These figures are not broken down between the UK and Europe.