Football Club APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 10/03/2021

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To play football and raise money for charity.

Note: All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPGs) are informal, cross-party groups formed by MPs and Members of the House of Lords who share a common interest in a particular policy area, region or country. APPGs have no official status within Parliament.


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Recent Documents related to Football Club

1. RECOGNITION OF BILLY MCNEILL
23/04/2019 - Early Day Motions

Found: Lions, who made history when he led Celtic Football Club to victory in the 1967 European Cup final; recognises

2. Safety of Sports Grounds (Designation) (Amendment) (England) (No. 4) Order 2020
30/09/2020 - Secondary Legislation

Found: Victoria Park, occupied by Hartlepool Football Club, insert— “The Football Stadium, Wetherby Road, Harrogate

3. Safety of Sports Grounds (Designation) (Amendment) Order 2019
11/07/2019 - Secondary Legislation

Found: Cricket Club, insert— “Meadow Lane Stadium, Meadow Lane, Nottingham, NG2 4HJNotts County Football Club”;(b)after

4. FUTURE OF MARYHILL FOOTBALL CLUB
15/07/2019 - Early Day Motions

Found: uncertainty regarding the future of Maryhill Football Club; offers its solidarity and best wishes at this

5. Safety of Sports Grounds (Designation) (Amendment) Order 2020
20/01/2020 - Secondary Legislation

Found: Rugby League Football Club, insert— “Gigg Lane, Bury, Lancashire, BL9 9HRBury Football Club”.(3) In Schedule

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Football Club

1. Football Regulation
26/06/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: Bill to establish an independent regulator of football clubs; and for connected purposes.On 9 - Speech Link

2. Coventry City Football Club
15/01/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: this House has considered Coventry City football club and football stadium ownership.I think this - Speech Link
2: hon. Friend for securing a debate about this proud club, which, as he says, is important not just for the - Speech Link
3: (Colleen Fletcher) and I have both written to the Football League to ask for a meeting, and that is pending - Speech Link

3. Football Governance
25/11/2020 - Westminster Hall

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

4. Football Spectator Attendance: Covid-19
09/11/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: e-petition 552036, relating to spectator attendance at football matches during Covid-19.It is a pleasure - Speech Link

5. English Football
08/05/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: The timing is quite incredible because the football club I support, Bolton Wanderers—my noble friend - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Football Club
1. Celtic Football Club
asked by: Andy Slaughter
11/06/2018
... last visited Celtic Football Club to view the railed seating trial; and what issues were discussed during that visit.

2. Celtic Football Club
asked by: Anna Turley
11/05/2018
... whether he has plans to visit Celtic Park football stadium to make an assessment of the merits of their rail seating installation.

3. Newcastle United Football Club
asked by: Karl McCartney
21/05/2020
... what meetings he has had on the proposed purchase of Newcastle United Football Club by Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund; what the outcome was of those meetings; and if he will make a statement.

4. Newcastle United Football Club
asked by: Justin Madders
26/05/2020
... whether he is taking steps to investigate the Saudi Government’s purchase of Newcastle United Football Club.

5. Liverpool Football Club: Coronavirus
asked by: Lord Alton of Liverpool
17/07/2020
... what scientific advice was sought from Public Health England before the football match between Liverpool and Atlético Madrid on 11 March was permitted to take place; what assessment was made of permitting people to come together for a public event during a period in which Spain had placed its population in partial lockdown; who gave the advice on behalf of Public Health England; and which Ministers were involved in assessing that advice.

Latest Questions
21 Current APPG Officers
Karl McCartney Portrait
Karl McCartney
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Lincoln
Joined: 8th April 2020
Brendan Clarke-Smith Portrait
Brendan Clarke-Smith
Vice Chair
Conservative - Bassetlaw
Joined: 8th April 2020
Mark Eastwood Portrait
Mark Eastwood
Vice Chair
Conservative - Dewsbury
Joined: 8th April 2020
2 APPG Memberships
British Muslims , Furniture Industry
Owen Thompson Portrait
Owen Thompson
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - Midlothian
Joined: 21st July 2016
Ben Bradley Portrait
Ben Bradley
Vice Chair
Conservative - Mansfield
Joined: 7th August 2020
Katherine Fletcher Portrait
Katherine Fletcher
Vice Chair
Conservative - South Ribble
Joined: 7th August 2020
1 APPG Membership
Women and Enterprise
Robin Millar Portrait
Robin Millar
Vice Chair
Conservative - Aberconwy
Joined: 7th August 2020
David Johnston Portrait
David Johnston
Vice Chair
Conservative - Wantage
Joined: 7th August 2020
2 APPG Memberships
Foreign Affairs , Social Mobility
Ian Murray Portrait
Ian Murray
Vice Chair
Labour - Edinburgh South
Joined: 6th June 2018
Clive Betts Portrait
Clive Betts
Vice Chair
Labour - Sheffield South East
Joined: 30th July 2015
Lord Hain Portrait
Lord Hain
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 4th November 2020
4 APPG Memberships
Formula One , Motor , Motorsport , Post Offices
Edward Timpson Portrait
Edward Timpson
Vice Chair
Conservative - Eddisbury
Joined: 4th November 2020
No other APPG Memberships
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Karl McCartney MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 3000.

Email: karl.mccartney.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Mark Ramsdale, MR Sport, c/o Karl McCartney MP, House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA

Email: manager@parliamentary.soccer

Secretariat:

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

Group's Website:

http://www.parliamentary.soccer

Benefits in Kind
Date
11 Feb 2020
Source
MR Sport
Description
MR Sport is paid by NatWest to act as the group's secretariat.   From : 11/02/2020 To : 10/02/2021
Value
£22,501
Date
11 Feb 2020
Source
MR Sport
Description
Secretariat   From : 11/02/2020 To : 10/02/2021
Value
£22,501
Date
13 Jul 2018
Source
iNHouse Communications
Description
Administrative assistance   From : 13/07/2018 To : 12/07/2019
Value
£9,001
Date
13 Jul 2018
Source
INHouse Communications
Description
Pitch hire costs throughout year; also travel and hotel costs.
Value
£3,001
Date
13 Jul 2018
Source
Football Association
Description
Secretariat   From : 13/07/2018 To : 12/07/2019
Value
£1,501
Date
13 Jul 2017
Source
Football Association
Description
Secretariat   From : 13/07/2017 To : 12/07/2018
Value
£1,501
Date
1 Jan 2016
Source
Football Association
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/01/2016 To : 31/12/2016
Value
£1,501
Date
1 Jan 2015
Source
Football Association
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/01/2015 To : 31/12/2015
Value
£1,501
Financial Benefits Received
Date
18 May 2018
Source
iNHouse Communications
Value
£10,000
Former APPG Officers
Alison McGovern Portrait
Alison McGovern
Co-Chair
Labour - Wirral South
Joined: 29th August 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
Huw Merriman Portrait
Huw Merriman
VIce Chair (Men's Team)
Conservative - Bexhill and Battle
Joined: 11th September 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
Baroness Taylor of Bolton Portrait
Baroness Taylor of Bolton
President
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 6th June 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
1 APPG Membership
Football
Gillian Keegan Portrait
Gillian Keegan
Treasurer (Women's Team)
Conservative - Chichester
Joined: 29th August 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Neil Gray Portrait
Neil Gray
Vice Chair (Men's Team)
Scottish National Party - Former Member for Airdrie and Shotts
Joined: 6th June 2018
Departed: 31st July 2019
Stephen Hepburn Portrait
Stephen Hepburn
Secretary
Independent - Former Member for Jarrow
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 18th July 2018
No other APPG Memberships
Chris Heaton-Harris Portrait
Chris Heaton-Harris
Vice Chair
Conservative - Daventry
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Steve Rotheram Portrait
Steve Rotheram
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Liverpool, Walton
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
David Burrowes Portrait
David Burrowes
Treasurer
Conservative - Former Member for Enfield, Southgate
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Mark Pritchard Portrait
Mark Pritchard
Co-Secretary
Conservative - The Wrekin
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017