Boxing APPG

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

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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. Health Protection (Coronavirus, International Travel and Operator Liability) (England) (Amendment) (No. 8) Regulations 2021
06/08/2021 - Secondary Legislation

Found: Marathon International Boxing – Frank Duffin Promotions International Boxing – Adam Booth Promotions

2. 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

3. UK bank holidays
02/07/2019 - Prime Minister's Office, 10 Downing Street
- View source

Found: Wednesday Christmas Day 26 December Thursday Boxing Day Upcoming bank holidays in England and

4. 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

5. 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

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. Randolph Turpin
13/07/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: ago this week, Randolph Turpin took the world of boxing by storm as more than 18,000 spectators packed - Speech Link
2: bar in the boxing arena—as it was described at that time—the current success of British boxing owes a lot - Speech Link
3: briefly with their coaches. The reputation of local boxing clubs is still inspired by Randy, Dick and Jack - Speech Link

3. 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

4. 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

5. 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

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: Philip Davies
27/04/2021
... whether he plans to take fiscal steps to (a) promote boxing live events in the UK and (b) help ensure that a forthcoming boxing match between Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury takes place in the UK.

3. Boxing
asked by: Philip Davies
27/04/2021
... if he will take steps to ensure that a forthcoming boxing match between Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury takes place in the UK.

4. 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.

5. 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.

Latest Questions
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9 Current APPG Officers
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
Steven Bonnar Portrait
Steven Bonnar
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill
Joined: 2nd June 2021
2 APPG Memberships
Customer Service , Kinship Care
Alex Burghart Portrait
Alex Burghart
Vice Chair
Conservative - Brentwood and Ongar
Joined: 29th August 2018
1 APPG Membership
Assistive Technology
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:

Camila Consolmagno, Stewart Public Affairs Ltd, Flat 1, Eastern Quay Apartments, 25 Rayleigh Road, London E16 1AX. Tel: 07447 946 620

Email: consolmagnocamila@gmail.com

Secretariat:

Stewart Public Affairs Ltd acts as the group's secretariat.

Benefits in Kind
Date
29 Jan 2021
Source
Grayling
Description
Secretariat   From : 29/01/2021 To : 28/01/2022
Value
£9,001
Date
29 Jan 2021
Source
Stewart Public Affairs Ltd
Description
Secretariat   From : 29/01/2021 To : 28/01/2022
Value
£9,001
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
Jonathan Gullis Portrait
Jonathan Gullis
Vice Chair
Conservative - Stoke-on-Trent North
Joined: 8th April 2020
Departed: 21st April 2021
Lisa Cameron Portrait
Lisa Cameron
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow
Joined: 8th April 2020
Departed: 21st April 2021
80 APPG Memberships
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Baroness Golding Portrait
Baroness Golding
Treasurer
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 8th April 2020
Departed: 21st April 2021
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