Cricket APPG

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

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To support and promote the interests of cricket at all levels.

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Recent Documents related to Cricket

1. Representation within cricket
08/03/2021 - Early Day Motions

Found: levels of Cricket in England and Wales; recalls the 1997 report Racial Equality in Cricket by the Cricket

2. MP_Financial_Information object (8545)
11/01/2020 - MP Financial Interests

Found: donor: All Party Parliamentary Cricket Group/Lords & Commons Cricket
Address of donor: House of Commons

3. MP_Financial_Information object (9335)
11/01/2020 - MP Financial Interests

Found: donor: All Party Parliamentary Cricket Group/Lords & Commons Cricket
Address of donor: House of Commons

4. MP_Financial_Information object (10667)
11/01/2020 - MP Financial Interests

Found: donor: All Party Parliamentary Cricket Group/Lords & Commons Cricket
Address of donor: House of Commons

5. INTERNATIONAL CRICKET COUNCIL WORLD CUP FINAL
15/07/2019 - Early Day Motions

Found: International Cricket Council World Cup Final on 14 July 2019; congratulates the England men’s cricket team on

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Cricket

1. Sport: Disabled Officials, Referees and Umpires
25/05/2021 - Westminster Hall

1: games and disability cricket. I have to pay tribute to the England and Wales Cricket Board for its amazing - Speech Link
2: persuaded to come and umpire a Lords and Commons cricket match, to shine a light on his campaigning efforts - Speech Link
3: individual Mr John McIntear, a Royal Navy veteran and a cricket umpire who uses a powered wheelchair. I would like - Speech Link

2. Covid-19: Women’s Sport
30/06/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: Lawn Tennis Association and the England and Wales Cricket Board to ask about their plans to promote sport - Speech Link
2: County Cricket Club. Will the Minister recognise the enormous progress that has been made in cricket, particularly - Speech Link
3: a great commitment to getting cricket started again. The county cricket season starts at the beginning - Speech Link

3. Sport Sector: Financial Support
25/11/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: to apply where there is a need. That includes cricket and other sports that are not on the initial list - Speech Link
2: to welcome a higher number of spectators when cricket returns next summer—otherwise he, like the rest - Speech Link
3: metaphor that I am opening the bowling on behalf of cricket. I particularly want to say that as I see that - Speech Link

4. Listed Sporting Events
11/07/2018 - Westminster Hall

1: by those reviews.Cricket is perhaps my favourite sport—Yorkshire cricket in particular. In fact - Speech Link

5. Unauthorised Encampments
22/05/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: Travellers arrived on the cricket square at the famous Queen’s Park cricket ground in Chesterfield on - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Cricket
1. Cricket
asked by: Baroness Kennedy of Cradley
22/06/2020
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have had with the England and Wales Cricket Board to enable spectators to watch First Class and National Counties cricket safely this summer.

2. Cricket
asked by: Navendu Mishra
13/04/2021
... what steps he has taken to diversify participation in cricket and to promote the sport among underrepresented groups.

3. Cricket
asked by: Edward Argar
23/05/2018
... what estimate he has made of the gross value added to the (a) UK and (b) East Midlands economy of (i) international and (ii) county-level cricket in the most recent year for which data is available.

4. Cricket: Coronavirus
asked by: Lord Jones of Cheltenham
22/01/2021
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact on grassroots cricket of allowing golf clubs to reopen while retaining restrictions on cricket clubs.

5. Cricket: Coronavirus
asked by: Lord Naseby
27/07/2020
...To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will allow county cricket grounds to open to members only in the light of their ability to provide track and trace information through membership controls and to manage their grounds to ensure social distancing.

Latest Questions
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13 Current APPG Officers
Tom Hunt Portrait
Tom Hunt
Vice Chair
Conservative - Ipswich
Joined: 10th March 2021
Baroness Massey of Darwen Portrait
Baroness Massey of Darwen
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Lord Haselhurst Portrait
Lord Haselhurst
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 13th February 2019
Navendu Mishra Portrait
Navendu Mishra
Vice Chair
Labour - Stockport
Joined: 10th March 2021
James Wild Portrait
James Wild
Vice Chair
Conservative - North West Norfolk
Joined: 24th February 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Julian Knight MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 3577.

Email: julian.knight.mp@parliament.uk

No benefits in kind are on record for the Cricket APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Cricket APPG

Former APPG Officers
Michael Tomlinson Portrait
Michael Tomlinson
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Mid Dorset and North Poole
Joined: 13th February 2019
Departed: 27th January 2021
No other APPG Memberships
Baroness Pinnock Portrait
Baroness Pinnock
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 24th February 2020
Departed: 27th January 2021
1 APPG Membership
Tidy Britain
Vicky Ford Portrait
Vicky Ford
Vice Chair
Conservative - Chelmsford
Joined: 13th February 2019
Departed: 27th January 2021
No other APPG Memberships
Nigel Mills Portrait
Nigel Mills
Secretary
Conservative - Amber Valley
Joined: 24th February 2020
Departed: 27th January 2021
Lord Bellingham Portrait
Lord Bellingham
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
4 APPG Memberships
Caribbean , Côte d’Ivoire , Libya , Norfolk Island
Stephen Pound Portrait
Stephen Pound
Joint Secretary
Labour - Former Member for Ealing North
Joined: 21st July 2016
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
James Morris Portrait
James Morris
Joint Secretary
Conservative - Halesowen and Rowley Regis
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Morris of Handsworth Portrait
Lord Morris of Handsworth
Vice Chair
Labour - Retired on 21 July 2020
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
None Portrait
Lord Fellowes
Vice Chair
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
Cheryl Gillan Portrait
Cheryl Gillan
Vice Chair
Conservative - Former Member for Chesham and Amersham
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Lindsay Hoyle Portrait
Lindsay Hoyle
Vice Chair
Speaker - Chorley
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
2 APPG Memberships
Gibraltar , Rugby League
Lord Hoyle Portrait
Lord Hoyle
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
2 APPG Memberships
Gibraltar , Rugby League
Ranil Jayawardena Portrait
Ranil Jayawardena
Vice Chair
Conservative - North East Hampshire
Joined: 20th December 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Cheryl Gillan Portrait
Cheryl Gillan
Vice Chair
Conservative - Former Member for Chesham and Amersham
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 20th December 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Lindsay Hoyle Portrait
Lindsay Hoyle
Vice Chair
Speaker - Chorley
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 20th December 2017
2 APPG Memberships
Gibraltar , Rugby League
None Portrait
Sir Alan Haselhurst
Chair & Registered Contact
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
Nigel Adams Portrait
Nigel Adams
Vice Chair
Conservative - Selby and Ainsty
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Baroness Heyhoe Flint Portrait
Baroness Heyhoe Flint
Vice Chair
Conservative - Deceased - 18 January 2017
Joined: 21st July 2016
Departed: 6th January 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Bellingham Portrait
Lord Bellingham
Treasurer
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 23rd December 2015
4 APPG Memberships
Caribbean , Côte d’Ivoire , Libya , Norfolk Island