Darts APPG

First Registered: 20/12/2017 • Last updated on: 27/01/2021

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To promote the sport of darts and support its continued development, as well as to inform and educate members of both Houses of Parliament and the wider public about the contribution of the sport to personal development, communities and charitable causes.

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 Darts

1. Health Protection (Coronavirus, International Travel) (England) (Amendment) (No. 20) Regulations 2020
23/10/2020 - Secondary Legislation

Found: (vii)“Professional Darts Corporation – Challenge Tour”; (viii)“Professional Darts Corporation – Development

2. Health Protection (Coronavirus, International Travel) (England) (Amendment) (No. 6) Regulations 2021
10/02/2021 - Secondary Legislation

Found: (v)“Professional Darts Corporation – Ladbrokes Players Championship Finals”; (vi)“Professional Darts Corporation

3. Health Protection (Coronavirus, International Travel) (England) (Amendment) (No. 11) Regulations 2020
28/08/2020 - Secondary Legislation

Found: Qualification Events Professional Darts Corporation – Challenge Tour Professional Darts Corporation – Development

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

Found: Pong” (xii)“Professional Darts Corporation – Boylesports Grand Slam of Darts” (xiii)“The International

5. Health Protection (Coronavirus, International Travel) (England) (Amendment) (No. 15) Regulations 2020
25/09/2020 - Secondary Legislation

Found: Prix Professional Darts Corporation – Boylesports Grand Slam of Darts Professional Darts Corporation – Ladbrokes

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Darts

1. Gambling Act 2005 (Amendment of Schedule 6) Order 2018
01/02/2018 - Lords Chamber

1: They are: United Kingdom Anti-doping Ltd, the Darts Regulation Authority, the Irish Rugby Football Union - Speech Link
2: gamble in an inappropriate way in terms of playing darts, for example. A treble 20 is a difficult thing to - Speech Link

2. Antisocial Behaviour: Hull and the East Riding of Yorkshire
09/10/2018 - Westminster Hall

1: with antisocial behaviour in their own streets. DARTS in my constituency—each letter represents a different - Speech Link

3. Police and Crime Commissioner Elections (Amendment) Order
26/02/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: obvious reasons, having spent some years throwing darts at the person on the Front Bench from behind. With - Speech Link

4. Misogyny in Sport
16/09/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: a thing or two in the upcoming world series of darts, it cannot be denied that women really can compete - Speech Link

5. Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma
14/11/2017 - Commons Chamber

1: along with Eric Bristow, not in a fight but in a darts match in December. The fighting spirit displayed - Speech Link

6. Sports Clubs: HMRC Status
09/02/2016 - Westminster Hall

1: should get the tax advantages, but a pub with a darts team should not. That said, the new rules were developed - Speech Link

7. Beer Taxation and Pubs
28/03/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: local people in need or help charities. Some hold darts matches. They are a focal point for many people - Speech Link

8. Closures of RAF Scampton and RAF Linton-on-Ouse
16/10/2018 - Westminster Hall

1: part of the local community. I remember playing darts in the officers’ mess there as a young man, and - Speech Link

9. Racehorse Protection
15/10/2018 - Westminster Hall

1: particularly given his love of darts, which I share; we are both in the all-party darts group. Yes, the authority - Speech Link

10. National Insurance Contributions (Termination Awards and Sporting Testimonials) Bill
10/06/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: seriously suggesting that people who organise a darts match, a pool tournament or a dinner are going to - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Darts
1. Darts
asked by: Karl McCartney
21/05/2020
... what recent meetings he has had with representatives of darts organisations; and what the outcome was of those meetings.

2. Darts
asked by: Lord Porter of Spalding
08/02/2018
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the cultural and educational value of the sport of dart playing.

3. Darts: Coronavirus
asked by: Robert Halfon
29/09/2020
... what plans he has to issue guidance on the conduct of (a) professional and (b) recreational darts during the covid-19 outbreak.

4. Darts: Coronavirus
asked by: Robert Halfon
21/09/2020
... whether darts games are exempted from the covid-19 social distancing rule of six.

5. Darts: Clubs
asked by: Conor McGinn
29/11/2017
... what financial support is being provided by her Department to (a) grassroots darts clubs and (b) disabled grassroots darts clubs.

Latest Questions
12 Current APPG Officers
Karl McCartney Portrait
Karl McCartney
Co-Chair
Conservative - Lincoln
Joined: 24th February 2020
Jo Stevens Portrait
Jo Stevens
Vice Chair
Labour - Cardiff Central
Joined: 20th December 2017
Lord Porter of Spalding Portrait
Lord Porter of Spalding
Co-Treasurer
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 20th December 2017
Lord Watts Portrait
Lord Watts
Co-Treasurer
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 20th December 2017
3 APPG Memberships
Belize , Brazil , Music
Nigel Mills Portrait
Nigel Mills
Co-Secretary
Conservative - Amber Valley
Joined: 20th December 2017
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Conor McGinn MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 4367.

Email: conor.mcginn.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Mark Ramsdale, MR Sport, C/o Conor McGinn, House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA

Email: secretary@appgdarts.org.uk

Secretariat:

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

Group's Website:

http://www.appgdarts.org.uk/

Benefits in Kind
Date
5 Feb 2020
Source
MR Sport
Description
Secretariat   From : 05/02/2020 To : 04/02/2021
Value
£10,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Darts APPG

Former APPG Officers
Emma Little Pengelly Portrait
Emma Little Pengelly
Vice Chair
Democratic Unionist Party - Former Member for Belfast South
Joined: 20th December 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Anna Turley Portrait
Anna Turley
Vice Chair
Labour (Co-op) - Former Member for Redcar
Joined: 27th March 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships