Snooker APPG

First Registered: 10/10/2018 • Last updated on: 25/08/2021

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To support the sport of snooker.

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 Snooker

1. Support for Snooker Clubs
08/07/2020 - Early Day Motions

Found: Harlow’s snooker clubs to our local economy and social well-being; further recognises that snooker clubs

2. Allow snooker and pool halls to reopen on 12 April.
25/03/2021 - Petitions

Found: We would like Snooker to be listed as an indoor sport. So Snooker venues can open in April the same as

3. TWELVE-TIME SNOOKER WORLD CHAMPION REANNE EVANS
16/07/2019 - Early Day Motions

Found: achievement of winning her 12th World Women’s Snooker Championship; notes that her 19-year-old opponent

4. SCOTLAND SNOOKER WORLD CHAMPIONS 2019
02/07/2019 - Early Day Motions

Found: That this House congratulates Scotland's winning Snooker World Cup team; recognises the achievement of John

5. Health Protection (Coronavirus, International Travel) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2021
08/01/2021 - Secondary Legislation

Found: horse-racing” (xiv)“World Snooker Tour - Northern Ireland Open” (xv)“World Snooker Tour - Scottish Open”

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Snooker

1. Oral Answers to Questions
10/12/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: which have had a very difficult 2020? Finally, has snooker now be reclassed as entertainment and not sport - Speech Link
2: In relation to snooker, the professional game has returned, but some recreational snooker and leagues may - Speech Link

2. Local Sporting Heroes
13/11/2018 - Westminster Hall

3. Review of the Gambling Act 2005
22/07/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: horse racing, football, rugby league, darts, and snooker amounts to more than £70 million per year. Many - Speech Link

4. Self-build Housing
13/05/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: still love our house. It was built for our needs: snooker, books and vinyl; and a large cooker. Where others - Speech Link

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

1: being done by the World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association not only with seniors—I think I qualify - Speech Link
2: their country, whether they be tennis umpires or snooker referees, we should celebrate that as well. - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Snooker
1. Snooker
asked by: Karl McCartney
26/05/2020
... what meetings he has had with representatives of snooker organisations; and what the outcome was of those meetings.

2. Snooker
asked by: Karl McCartney
18/05/2020
... what recent meetings he has had with representatives of snooker; and what the outcomes of those meetings were.

3. Snooker
asked by: Conor Burns
31/01/2019
... whether his Department has made an assessment of the economic benefits that major snooker tournaments deliver to host cities and towns.

4. Snooker: Coronavirus
asked by: Robert Halfon
02/10/2020
... whether snooker clubs are subject to the covid-19 10pm curfew restrictions.

5. Snooker: Coronavirus
asked by: Robert Halfon
06/07/2020
... what his timescale is for the reopening of snooker clubs as covid-19 lockdown restrictions are eased.

Latest Questions
8 Current APPG Officers
Karl McCartney Portrait
Karl McCartney
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Lincoln
Joined: 20th May 2020
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, Three Lines Sport, c/o Karl McCartney MP, House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA

Email: secretary@parliamentarysnooker.org

Secretariat:

Three Lines Sport acts as the group's secretariat. http://www.threelines.uk

Group's Website:

http://www.parliamentarysnooker.org/

Benefits in Kind
Date
5 Feb 2021
Source
Three Lines Sport
Description
Three Lines Sport (formerly called MR Sport) is paid by the WPBSA to act as the group's secretariat.   From : 05/02/2021 To : 04/02/2022
Value
£22,501
Date
5 Feb 2021
Source
Three Lines Sport
Description
Three Lines Sport (formerly called MR Sport) is paid by the WPBSA to act as the group's secretariat.   From : 05/02/2021 To : 04/02/2022
Value
£28,501
Date
5 Feb 2020
Source
MR Sport
Description
Secretariat   From : 05/02/2020 To : 04/02/2021
Value
£22,501
Date
5 Feb 2020
Source
MR Sport
Description
MR Sport is paid by the WPBSA to act as the group's secretariat.   From : 05/02/2020 To : 04/02/2021
Value
£22,501
Financial Benefits Received
Date
5 Jul 2019
Source
World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association
Value
£24,000
Date
8 Jan 2019
Source
World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association
Value
£24,000
Former APPG Officers
Neil Gray Portrait
Neil Gray
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - Former Member for Airdrie and Shotts
Joined: 10th October 2018
Departed: 10th March 2021
No other APPG Memberships
Conor Burns Portrait
Conor Burns
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Bournemouth West
Joined: 10th October 2018
Departed: 19th June 2019