UK Anti-Doping to get 7% increase in funding, despite fears of cuts

It was thought that UKAD could be in one for cuts to its budget of as much as 25%, but will instead receive an increase of 7%

Anti-doping, Tour of Britain 2012, stage four

UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) is line line for an increase in funding of £400,000, which equates to approximately 7% of its current budget.

The British organisation had been warned that it could be in line for cuts following the Autumn Statement. These potential reductions in funding were reported to be in the region of 25%.

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Jack Elton-Walters hails from the Isle of Wight, and would be quick to tell anyone that it's his favourite place to ride. He has covered a varied range of topics for Cycling Weekly, producing articles focusing on tech, professional racing and cycling culture. He moved on to work for Cyclist Magazine in 2017 where he stayed for four years until going freelance. He now returns to Cycling Weekly from time-to-time to cover racing, review cycling gear and write longer features for print and online.