Basketball APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 06/10/2021

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To promote participation in and the development of the sport of basketball at all levels in the UK.

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Recent Documents related to Basketball

1. The future of basketball in the UK
16/02/2018 - Parliamentary Research

Found: CDP-2018-0034, 16 February 2018 The future of basketball in the UK Compiler: Sarah Pepin Subject specialists:

2. Allow players who turn 18 during basketball season to continue to be exempt
12/10/2020 - Petitions

Found: players who turn 18 during the course of the basketball season to continue to be exempt as a Junior player

23/05/2018 - Early Day Motions

Found: That this House notes that the Scottish Men's basketball team at the 2018 Commonwealth Games hosted by

4. Petition to put a basketball court/hoop up in Males park
05/04/2021 - Petitions

Found: We would like a 9 1/2 foot tall basketball hoop/court in Males Park, West Cross, Swansea.

5. Put up suitable lights for the basketball courts at the Recreation Ground.
27/04/2021 - Petitions

Found: the winter when the sun goes down early so the basketball courts can stay lit up. Recreation Ground in

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Recent Speeches related to Basketball

1. UK Basketball
20/02/2018 - Westminster Hall

1: That this House has considered the future of basketball in the UK.It is a pleasure to serve under - Speech Link

2. UK Sport: Elite Sport Funding
18/01/2018 - Grand Committee

1: want to have an internationally recognisable basketball team—I have a little knowledge of some of the - Speech Link
2: work of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Basketball, of which I am joint chairman. I should also - Speech Link

3. Erasmus Plus Programme: Youth and Sport
30/01/2018 - Westminster Hall

1: programmes is a basketball programme. As chair of the all-party parliamentary group on basketball, I am proud - Speech Link
2: Sobel) referred to in connection with funding in basketball.According to the European Commission’s - Speech Link

4. Sport in the UK
04/02/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: Aylesford (Tracey Crouch), for giving £500,000 to GB Basketball. It meant, in particular, that the women could - Speech Link
2: gain a couple of gold medals when sports such as basketball, which is ever so popular in the UK, are going - Speech Link
3: mentioning basketball. I am the chair of the all-party parliamentary group on basketball. The UK and - Speech Link

5. Speaker’s Statement
15/10/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: role model”. In his spare time, Ugbana plays basketball with his sons in their local team and sings with - Speech Link

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8 Current APPG Officers
Lord Wasserman Portrait
Lord Wasserman
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Luke Pollard Portrait
Luke Pollard
Vice Chair
Labour (Co-op) - Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport
Joined: 13th February 2019
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Sir Mike Penning MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 3000.


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No benefits in kind are on record for the Basketball APPG

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Former APPG Officers
Bambos Charalambous Portrait
Bambos Charalambous
Vice Chair
Labour - Enfield, Southgate
Joined: 13th February 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
Oliver Colvile Portrait
Oliver Colvile
Vice Chair
Conservative - Former Member for Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships