Commonweatlth Games APPG

First Registered: 13/02/2019 • Last updated on: 20/05/2020

Note: This APPG was last registered on 20th May 2020. The APPG was not registered in the latest release of 29th Dec 2021 and may be defunct.

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To support and promote the Commonwealth Games, and particularly the 2022 Commonwealth Games, from bid to legacy - including home nations, participating sports and athletes taking part in the games.

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Recent Documents related to Commonweatlth Games

1. Birmingham Commonwealth Games Bill [HL]: Briefing for Lords Stages
14/06/2019 - Parliamentary Research

Found: Commonwealth Games Bill [HL] HL Bill 179 of 2017Œ19 Summary The next Commonwealth Games are set to take

2. Birmingham 2022 pre-Games evaluation framework and baseline report
17/11/2021 - Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
- View source

Found: analysis overview: Birmingham 2022 pre-Games evaluation framework and baseline report Independent

3. Government introduces Commonwealth Games Bill for Birmingham 2022
06/06/2019 - Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
- View source

Found: Government introduces Commonwealth Games Bill for Birmingham 2022 - GOV.UK

4. Birmingham Commonwealth Games Bill [HL]: Delegated Powers Memorandum
08/01/2020 - Bill Documents

Found: 1 BIRMINGHAM COMMONWEALTH GAMES BILL Memorandum from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and

5. The Major Sporting Events (Income Tax Exemption) (2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games) Regulations 2022
17/01/2022 - Draft Secondary Legislation

Found: (Income Tax Exemption) (2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games) Regulations 2022Made***Coming into force30th June

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Commonweatlth Games

1. UK Video Games Industry: Contribution of Leamington Spa
09/03/2021 - Westminster Hall

1: Leamington Spa to the creation of the UK video games industry.It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship - Speech Link

2. Birmingham Commonwealth Games (Compensation for Enforcement Action) Regulations 2021
30/06/2021 - Grand Committee

1: Committee do consider the Birmingham Commonwealth Games (Compensation for Enforcement Action) Regulations - Speech Link
2: Committee approves the Birmingham Commonwealth Games (Compensation for Enforcement Action) Regulations - Speech Link

3. Draft Birmingham Commonwealth Games (Compensation for Enforcement Action) Regulations 2021
30/06/2021 - General Committees

1: has considered the draft Birmingham Commonwealth Games (Compensation for Enforcement Action) Regulations - Speech Link

4. Birmingham Commonwealth Games Bill [HL]
03/02/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: of the Games partnership. Transparency, openness and a commitment to realising lasting Games benefits - Speech Link

5. Birmingham Commonwealth Games Bill [Lords]
09/03/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: 13 to 19 and 23 of the Birmingham Commonwealth Games Bill [Lords] as relating exclusively to England - Speech Link
2: Second Reading debate on the Commonwealth games Bill. The 2022 games, held in Birmingham, will be the biggest - Speech Link
3: Minister is correct in identifying the Commonwealth games as an opportunity to rejuvenate the Commonwealth - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Commonweatlth Games
1. Olympic Games
asked by: Baroness Hoey
14/09/2021
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to support the changing of the British Olympic team name to Team UK instead of Team GB.

2. Olympic Games
asked by: Lord Bates
23/03/2020
... adopted by the UN General Assembly on 9 December 2019.

3. Video Games
asked by: Lord Storey
29/10/2019
... they intend to offer to the Video Standards Council on the age-rating system for video games.

4. Olympic Games
asked by: Mary Creagh
04/07/2019
... what steps he is taking to ensure that the kit for the Team GB Olympic squad is produced sustainably.

5. Abram Games
asked by: Ruth Jones
27/06/2019
... Abram Games.

Latest Questions
Former APPG Members
Mike Wood Portrait
Mike Wood
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Dudley South
Joined: 13th February 2019
Departed: 20th May 2020
Preet Kaur Gill Portrait
Preet Kaur Gill
Vice Chair
Labour (Co-op) - Birmingham, Edgbaston
Joined: 13th February 2019
Departed: 20th May 2020
Rachel Maclean Portrait
Rachel Maclean
Vice Chair
Conservative - Redditch
Joined: 13th February 2019
Departed: 20th May 2020
1 APPG Membership
Data Analytics
Lord Whitby Portrait
Lord Whitby
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 13th February 2019
Departed: 20th May 2020
2 APPG Memberships
Commonwealth Games , Rwanda
Shabana Mahmood Portrait
Shabana Mahmood
Vice Chair
Labour - Birmingham, Ladywood
Joined: 13th February 2019
Departed: 20th May 2020
2 APPG Memberships
Bangladesh , Commonwealth Games
Lord Addington Portrait
Lord Addington
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Excepted Hereditary
Joined: 13th February 2019
Departed: 20th May 2020
Lord Bilimoria Portrait
Lord Bilimoria
Vice Chair
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 13th February 2019
Departed: 20th May 2020
Eddie Hughes Portrait
Eddie Hughes
Vice Chair
Conservative - Walsall North
Joined: 13th February 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Mike Wood MP, 111A High Street, Wordsley, West Midlands, DY8 5QR. Tel: 01384 913123.

Public Enquiry Point:

Mark Ramsdale, MR Sport, c/o Mike Wood MP, House of Commons, London Sw1A 0AA. Email: secretary@appgcommonwealthgames.org

Secretariat:

MR Sport acts as the group's secretariat. https://www.markramsdale.com

Group's Website:

http://www.appgcommonwealthgames.org/

Benefits in Kind
Date
5 Feb 2020
Source
MR Sport
Description
Secretariat   From : 05/02/2020 To : 04/02/2021
Value
£22,501
Financial Benefits Received
Date
29 Jul 2019
Source
University of Birmingham
Value
£5,000