Commonwealth Games APPG

First Registered: 01/07/2020 • Last updated on: 10/03/2021

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To support and promote the Commonwealth Games, and particularly the 2022 Commonwealth Games, from bid to legacy - including home nations, participating sports and athletes taking part in the games.

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 Commonwealth Games

1. Birmingham Commonwealth Games Bill [HL]: Briefing for Lords Stages
14/06/2019 - Parliamentary Research

Found: Birmingham Commonwealth Games Bill [HL] HL Bill 179 of 2017Œ19 Summary The next Commonwealth Games are set

2. Government introduces Commonwealth Games Bill for Birmingham 2022
06/06/2019 - Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
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Found: Government introduces Commonwealth Games Bill for Birmingham 2022 - GOV.UK

3. Birmingham 2022 Management Agreement 2020/2021
06/07/2020 - Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
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Found: Birmingham Organising Committee for the 2022 Commonwealth Games Published 6 July 2020

4. Commonwealth Games
01/07/2020 - APPGs

Found: support and promote the Commonwealth Games, and particularly the 2022 Commonwealth Games, from bid to legacy

5. Commonweatlth Games
13/02/2019 - APPGs

Found: support and promote the Commonwealth Games, and particularly the 2022 Commonwealth Games, from bid to legacy

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Commonwealth Games

1. Birmingham Commonwealth Games Bill [HL]
03/02/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: of the Games partnership. Transparency, openness and a commitment to realising lasting Games benefits - Speech Link

2. Birmingham Commonwealth Games Bill [Lords]
09/03/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: clauses 13 to 19 and 23 of the Birmingham Commonwealth Games Bill [Lords] as relating exclusively to England - Speech Link
2: Today, on Commonwealth Day, I rise to open the Second Reading debate on the Commonwealth games Bill. The - Speech Link
3: opportunity to rejuvenate the Commonwealth family and large parts of Britain’s second city, but does he - Speech Link

3. Birmingham Commonwealth Games Bill [Lords]
11/06/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: living wage to staff involved in delivering the Games and would direct the Organising Committee to seek - Speech Link
2: of the living wage, I just want to say that the games are a massive opportunity for Birmingham, one of - Speech Link

4. Birmingham Commonwealth Games Bill [HL]
25/02/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: stage of our Committee deliberations, the Commonwealth Games Federation would have found a solution to - Speech Link
2: deliberations are finished, he will offer to lead a team of Games volunteers at the station to guide people, since - Speech Link
3: is the provider of funds of last resort if the Games run into financial difficulty? We are entitled to - Speech Link

5. Birmingham Commonwealth Games Bill [ Lords ]
17/03/2020 - Public Bill Committees

1: the Bill.New Clause 1Local Commonwealth Games levy“(1) The Secretary of State must - Speech Link
2: prospect of the Commonwealth games in 2022. With the big question mark over the Olympic games this morning - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Commonwealth Games
1. Commonwealth Games 2022
asked by: Lord Taylor of Warwick
03/08/2020
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have had with the Birmingham Organising Committee for the 2022 Commonwealth Games about the diversity of its workforce.

2. Commonwealth Games 2022
asked by: Liam Byrne
10/02/2020
... whether (a) verbal and (b) written guidance has been issued to the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games delivery authority on becoming accredited by the Living Wage Foundation as a living wage employer.

3. Commonwealth Games 2022
asked by: Stuart Anderson
02/12/2020
... tourism and investment in the region ahead of the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

4. Commonwealth Games 2022
asked by: Lord Hunt of Kings Heath
14/01/2021
... to support the legacy of the Birmingham Commonwealth Games 2022.

5. Commonwealth Games 2022
asked by: Liam Byrne
12/10/2020
... if he will (a) set out the budget for the Birmingham Commonwealth Games legacy programme and (b) list the contributing funding organisations.

Latest Questions
9 Current APPG Officers
Mike Wood Portrait
Mike Wood
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Dudley South
Joined: 1st July 2020
Preet Kaur Gill Portrait
Preet Kaur Gill
Vice Chair
Labour (Co-op) - Birmingham, Edgbaston
Joined: 1st July 2020
Lord Whitby Portrait
Lord Whitby
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 1st July 2020
1 APPG Membership
Rwanda
Shabana Mahmood Portrait
Shabana Mahmood
Vice Chair
Labour - Birmingham, Ladywood
Joined: 1st July 2020
1 APPG Membership
Bangladesh
Lord Bilimoria Portrait
Lord Bilimoria
Vice Chair
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 1st July 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Mike Wood MP, 111A High Street, Wordsley, West Midlands, DY8 5QR. Tel: 01384 913123.

Public Enquiry Point:

Mark Ramsdale, MR Sport, c/o Mike Wood MP, House of Commons, London Sw1A 0AA

Email: secretary@appgcommonwealthgames.org

Secretariat:

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

Group's Website:

http://www.appgcommonwealthgames.org/

Benefits in Kind
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 remunerated in part by the World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association Ltd to act as the group’s Secretariat.   From : 05/02/2020 To : 04/02/2021
Value
£22,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Commonwealth Games APPG

Former APPG Officers
Rachel Maclean Portrait
Rachel Maclean
Vice Chair
Conservative - Redditch
Joined: 1st July 2020
Departed: 24th September 2020
2 APPG Memberships
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