Events APPG

First Registered: 27/01/2021 • Last updated on: 10/03/2021

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Cross-party group made up of members from both Houses which acts as a voice in Parliament for the UK’s vital £84 billion world-leading events sector.

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 Events

1. International Business Events Action Plan
28/06/2019 - Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
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Found: The UK Government™s International Business Events Action Plan2019-2025Department forDigital, Culture

2. International Business Events Action Plan
28/06/2019 - VisitBritain (VB)
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Found: The UK Government™s International Business Events Action Plan2019-2025Department forDigital, Culture

3. Call for Evidence
14/05/2021 - Inquiry: Major cultural and sporting events - Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee
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Found: Call for evidence Major cultural and sporting events Terms of Reference:  The DCMS Committee is

4. Listed sporting events
25/07/2019 - Parliamentary Research

Found: sporting events By John Woodhouse Inside: 1. Listed events 2. The future of listed events Number

5. Events industry and covid-19
16/07/2020 - Early Day Motions

Found: That this House notes that the events industry is worth £70 billion annually to the UK comprising conferences

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Events

1. Fiscal Support for Events Industry: Covid-19
13/10/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: this House has considered fiscal support for the events industry during the covid-19 outbreak.It - Speech Link

2. Live Events: Government-backed Insurance
23/03/2021 - Westminster Hall

1: considered Government-backed insurance for live events.Everybody here today will be aware that - Speech Link
2: day debate a couple of weeks ago. The risks to events taking place this year revolve around three things: - Speech Link

3. Live Events and Weddings: Covid-19 Support
09/11/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: 329339 and 332789, relating to support for live events and weddings during covid-19.E-petition - Speech Link
2: case for urgent support for the weddings and live events sector.One of my constituents recently stated - Speech Link

4. Fairs and Showgrounds
17/12/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: should support event organisers to hold outdoor events safely.”That is great, so what is the problem - Speech Link
2: entertainment, Christmas light switch-ons, private events, weddings and much more.Many showmen and - Speech Link
3: nobody has to go; these fairs are entirely voluntary events. Each family will make its own decision on its - Speech Link

5. Income Tax
01/03/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: beg to move,That the draft Major Sporting Events (Income Tax Exemption) Regulations 2021, which - Speech Link
2: consistent with the approach taken in comparable events hosted in the UK in the past, such as the World - Speech Link
3: extended by other countries that host major sporting events; indeed, as we have heard, Governments of all the - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Events
1. Events Industry
asked by: Alec Shelbrooke
... if he can provide a timeframe for the events and exhibitions sector on when gatherings of more than 30 people will be allowed.

2. Solar Events
asked by: Paul Maynard
... what discussions he has had with the National Grid on preparedness for a coronal mass ejection.

3. Solar Events
asked by: Paul Maynard
... what discussions he has had with the Civil Contingencies Secretariat on the UK's preparedness for a coronal mass ejection.

4. Listed Events
asked by: Kevin Brennan
... if she will add the Six Nations rugby union championship to the category A list of events not permitted to be broadcast solely on paid television services.

5. Listed Events
asked by: Julie Elliott
... (c) Women's FA Cup and (d) other competitions listed for male sportspeople as Listed Events for free to air sports viewing.

Latest Questions
9 Current APPG Officers
Theresa Villiers Portrait
Theresa Villiers
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Chipping Barnet
Joined: 27th January 2021
Robert Largan Portrait
Robert Largan
Vice Chair
Conservative - High Peak
Joined: 27th January 2021
Bob Seely Portrait
Bob Seely
Vice Chair
Conservative - Isle of Wight
Joined: 27th January 2021
Owen Thompson Portrait
Owen Thompson
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - Midlothian
Joined: 27th January 2021
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Theresa Villiers MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA.

Public Enquiry Point:

Robert Wright, davies tanner, Longford House, Mount Ephraim Road, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN1 1EN . Tel: 01892 619 100



davies tanner acts as the group's secretariat.

Benefits in Kind
8 Dec 2020
davies tanner
Secretariat   From : 08/12/2020 To : 07/12/2021

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Events APPG