Fairs and Showgrounds APPG

First Registered: 13/11/2015 • Last updated on: 10/03/2021

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To help the industry in convening meetings with government departments who are introducing legislation to change existing legislation to the detriment of the fairs and showgrounds industry.

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 Fairs and Showgrounds

1. Fairs and Showgrounds
13/11/2015 - APPGs

Found: change existing legislation to the detriment of the fairs and showgrounds industry.

2. MP_Expenses object (22766)
28/05/2019 - MP Expenses

Found: enquires, if Tracey hosts Pensioners Fairs and Apprenticeships Fairs

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17/12/2020 - Speeches

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17/12/2020 - Speeches

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17/12/2020 - Speeches

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Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Fairs and Showgrounds

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

1: this House has considered the future of fairs and showgrounds.It is a great pleasure to serve under - Speech Link

2. Performing Arts: Job Support Scheme
29/09/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Fairs and Showgrounds, which includes circuses, can I ask the - Speech Link

3. Business of the House
21/02/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: shows and fairs? As chairman of the all-party parliamentary group on fairs and showgrounds, I know that - Speech Link
2: Friend raises an interesting point. Travelling fairs and shows are a brilliant source of fun for families - Speech Link

4. Oral Answers to Questions
04/06/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: Many people enjoy coming together at fairs and showgrounds, but I spoke to the Showmen’s Guild yesterday - Speech Link

5. Covid-19: Winter Plan
23/11/2020 - Commons Chamber

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Fairs and Showgrounds
1. Trade Fairs
asked by: Chi Onwurah
09/01/2019
... how the Government represents each region of the UK on trade show stands.

2. Trade Fairs
asked by: Chi Onwurah
21/12/2018
... what assessment his Department has made of the extent to which the North East is represented by his Department's trade show stands; and if he will make it his policy to include a map of the UK in those trade show stands.

3. Trade Fairs
asked by: Chi Onwurah
21/12/2018
... what recent steps his Department has taken to ensure that every region of the UK is represented in his Department’s trade show stands.

4. Trade Fairs
asked by: Emma Reynolds
10/12/2018
... what estimate his Department has made of the cost to the public purse of Government support for UK companies seeking to take part in overseas exhibitions in the latest period for which information is available.

5. Trade Fairs
asked by: Chi Onwurah
20/11/2018
... what steps he is taking to ensure his Department's trade show stands represents the whole of the UK.

Latest Questions
5 Current APPG Officers
David Linden Portrait
David Linden
Secretary & Treasurer
Scottish National Party - Glasgow East
Joined: 28th September 2017
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Sir David Amess MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 3452.

Email: amessd@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Desmond Fitzgerald, Showmen's Guild of Great Britain, Central Office, Guild House, 41 Clarence Street, London TW18 4SY. Tel: 01894 461805

Email: dfitzgerald@showmensguild.co.uk

No benefits in kind are on record for the Fairs and Showgrounds APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Fairs and Showgrounds APPG

Former APPG Officers
Wendy Morton Portrait
Wendy Morton
Vice-Chairman
Conservative - Aldridge-Brownhills
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
David Crausby Portrait
David Crausby
Vice-Chairman
Labour - Former Member for Bolton North East
Joined: 13th November 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Claire Perry Portrait
Claire Perry
Officer
Conservative - Former Member for Devizes
Joined: 13th November 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Kwasi Kwarteng Portrait
Kwasi Kwarteng
Treasurer
Conservative - Spelthorne
Joined: 13th November 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
David Crausby Portrait
David Crausby
Co-Chair
Labour - Former Member for Bolton North East
Joined: 13th November 2015
Departed: 6th January 2017
No other APPG Memberships