Boxing APPG

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

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To engage with government and parliament to support all aspects of boxing. To set out the benefits of boxing to individuals and wider society; reduce the barriers to participation in boxing; celebrate the success of our nation’s boxers; and highlight the potential for boxing to tackle urgent social needs in the UK.

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 Boxing

1. Exempt amateur boxing from Covid-19 restrictions
08/10/2020 - Petitions

Found: cannot take part in amateur boxing, unlike football, rugby and professional boxing. We believe this is unfair

2. Allocate part of the £300 million 'Winter Sport Survival Package' to boxing
20/11/2020 - Petitions

Found: Boxing is a powerful sport which allows a range of benefits such as employment, and other important aspects

3. To give amatuer boxing clubs money to help during covid-19
21/11/2020 - Petitions

Found: Amatuer boxing clubs require government funding to survive with shutting down for 2 lockdowns and no

4. Josh Taylor: world champion boxer
28/10/2019 - Early Day Motions

Found: congratulates Prestonpans’ Josh Taylor on making Scottish boxing history by becoming a double world champion with

5. Make Boxing Day a proper bank holiday with all supermarket chains closed.
11/12/2020 - Petitions

Found: All supermarkets except the Coop are closing boxing day to give staff time with their families, Despite

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Boxing

1. Historical Discrimination in Boxing
20/10/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: House has considered historical discrimination in boxing.It is pleasure to serve under your chairmanship - Speech Link
2: Northern Ireland is an example of it, especially in boxing. We have people of different religions, Protestant - Speech Link
3: abilities and that his name is not forgotten from boxing history merely because of the colour of his skin - Speech Link

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

1: Brynmawr; Ashley Brace, the female super-flyweight boxing champion from Ebbw Vale; and Mark Williams, the - Speech Link
2: all-party parliamentary group for boxing, a steward of the British Boxing Board of Control and the author - Speech Link

3. Public Transport: Boxing Day 2018
24/01/2018 - Westminster Hall

1: That this House has considered public transport on Boxing Day 2018.Christmas 2017 is already a distant - Speech Link

4. Short Prison Sentences
29/01/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: all-party parliamentary group on boxing and a steward of the British Boxing Board of Control.I have - Speech Link
2: group on boxing I have been researching and learning about the benefits of sport and boxing in reducing - Speech Link
3: much more to support projects such as the Wildcard boxing academy in my community, which keeps young people - Speech Link

5. Retail Store Closure: Boxing Day
12/12/2016 - Westminster Hall

1: Petitions Committee, on the closure of retail stores on Boxing day, reported to the House on 6 December, and comments - Speech Link
2: 168524 relating to the closure of retail stores on Boxing Day.It is a pleasure to be here under your - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Boxing
1. Boxing
asked by: Stephen Farry
23/06/2020
... what assessment he has made of the potential risks to UK boxing of the announcement of the role of Daniel Kinahan in organising a fight between Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury; and what steps he is taking to raise concerns on that matter with UK based broadcasters.

2. Boxing
asked by: Laura Smith
24/05/2018
... what assessment he has made of the adequacy of the regulatory and statutory framework relating to white collar boxing events.

3. Boxing
asked by: Laura Smith
24/05/2018
... if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of introducing a recognised governing body for white collar boxing; and if he will make a statement.

4. Boxing: Coronavirus
asked by: Peter Gibson
09/12/2020
... what steps he has taken to support amateur boxing during the covid-19 outbreak.

5. Boxing: Regulation
asked by: Stephen Farry
16/02/2021
... what plans the Government has to introduce proposals on the regulation of people who act as advisers to professional boxers.

Latest Questions
11 Current APPG Officers
Chris Evans Portrait
Chris Evans
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour (Co-op) - Islwyn
Joined: 28th September 2017
Jonathan Djanogly Portrait
Jonathan Djanogly
Vice Chair
Conservative - Huntingdon
Joined: 28th September 2017
Imran Hussain Portrait
Imran Hussain
Vice Chair
Labour - Bradford East
Joined: 8th April 2020
Paula Barker Portrait
Paula Barker
Vice Chair
Labour - Liverpool, Wavertree
Joined: 8th April 2020
Alex Burghart Portrait
Alex Burghart
Vice Chair
Conservative - Brentwood and Ongar
Joined: 29th August 2018
1 APPG Membership
Assistive Technology
Baroness Golding Portrait
Baroness Golding
Treasurer
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 8th April 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Chris Evans MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 5025.

Email: chris.evans.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Sam Winter, Grayling, 8th Floor, Holborn Gate, 26 Southampton Buildings, London WC2A 1AN. Tel: 0203 861 3965

Email: sam.winter@grayling.com

Secretariat:

Grayling acts as the group's secretariat. https://www.grayling.com/uk/en

Benefits in Kind
Date
29 Jan 2020
Source
Grayling
Description
Secretariat   From : 29/01/2020 To : 28/01/2021
Value
£9,001
Date
18 Jul 2018
Source
Tristan Fitzgerald Associates Ltd
Description
Secretariat   From : 18/07/2018 To : 17/07/2019
Value
£48,001
Date
18 Jul 2017
Source
TFA Ltd
Description
Secretariat   From : 18/07/2017 To : 17/07/2018
Value
£1,501
Date
22 Mar 2017
Source
England Boxing
Description
Reception held on 22 March 2017
Value
£1,501
Date
18 Mar 2015
Source
England Boxing
Description
Design and printing of a report.
Value
£1,501
Financial Benefits Received
Date
19 Jul 2019
Source
Stub Hub
Value
£5,000
Former APPG Officers
David T C Davies Portrait
David T C Davies
Vice Chair
Conservative - Monmouth
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Addington Portrait
Lord Addington
Vice-Chair
Liberal Democrat - Excepted Hereditary
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 18th July 2018
Charlotte Leslie Portrait
Charlotte Leslie
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Former Member for Bristol North West
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
John Cryer Portrait
John Cryer
Vice Chair
Labour - Leyton and Wanstead
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
Stephen Pound Portrait
Stephen Pound
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Ealing North
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships