Commonwealth Games APPG

First Registered: 01/07/2020 • Last updated on: 29/12/2021

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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. The Major Sporting Events (Income Tax Exemption) (2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games) Regulations 2022
17/01/2022 - Draft Secondary Legislation

Found: Events (Income Tax Exemption) (2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games) Regulations 2022Made***Coming into force30th

3. 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

4. Income Tax: The Major Sporting Events (Income Tax Exemption) (2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games) Regulations 2022
18/01/2022 - HM Revenue & Customs
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Found: Events (Income Tax Exemption) (2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games) Regulations 2022 This tax information

5. Birmingham 2022 pre-Games evaluation framework and baseline report
17/11/2021 - Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
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Found: pre-Games evaluation framework and baseline report Independent Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

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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. Draft Birmingham Commonwealth Games (Compensation for Enforcement Action) Regulations 2021
30/06/2021 - General Committees

1: Committee has considered the draft Birmingham Commonwealth Games (Compensation for Enforcement Action) Regulations - Speech Link

3. Birmingham Commonwealth Games (Compensation for Enforcement Action) Regulations 2021
30/06/2021 - Grand Committee

1: Grand Committee do consider the Birmingham Commonwealth Games (Compensation for Enforcement Action) Regulations - Speech Link
2: that the Committee approves the Birmingham Commonwealth Games (Compensation for Enforcement Action) Regulations - Speech Link

4. 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: The 2022 games, held in Birmingham, will be the biggest sporting and cultural event that the city and - Speech Link
3: opportunity to rejuvenate the Commonwealth family and large parts of Britain’s second city, but does he share - Speech Link

5. 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
3: including the organising committee of the Commonwealth games, should use their power to raise people’s - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Commonwealth Games
1. Commonwealth Games 2022
asked by: Liam Byrne
13/10/2020
... when he plans to publish the Commonwealth Games 2022 legacy plan.

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

3. 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.

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: Wales
asked by: Virginia Crosbie
07/06/2021
... what assessment he has made of the potential merits to the (a) Welsh economy and (b) tourism sector of Ynys Môn constituency of holding the Commonwealth Games in Wales.

Latest Questions
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17 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 Bilimoria Portrait
Lord Bilimoria
Vice Chair
Crossbench - Life peer
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
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

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

Public Enquiry Point:

Kai Lloyd, CalComms, 15th Floor, Millbank Tower, 21-24 Millbank, London SW1P 4QP. Tel: 07523 124 033

Email: kai@calcomms.co.uk

Secretariat:

CalComms acts as the group's secretariat. https://calcomms.co.uk/

Group's Website:

http://www.appgcommonwealthgames.org/

Benefits in Kind
Date
5 Feb 2021
Source
CalCommns
Description
Secretariat   From : 05/02/2021 To : 04/02/2022
Value
£19,501
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 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
1 APPG Membership
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