Football Supporters APPG

First Registered: 23/12/2015 • Last updated on: 21/04/2021

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To represent the interests of match-going football fans and to support the aims and objectives of the Football Supporters' Association.

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 Football Supporters

1. Standing at football
30/01/2019 - Parliamentary Research

Found: Number 03937, 30 January 2019 Standing at football By John Woodhouse Contents: 1. The current position

2. Support of football fans for communities during the covid-19 outbreak
13/07/2020 - Early Day Motions

Found: pays tribute to the invaluable role played by football fans in supporting communities, frontline workers

3. Football (Regulation) Bill 2019-21
26/01/2021 - Bills

Found: independent football regulator in England; to make provision for that regulator to license football clubs,

4. Force English Football League clubs to maintain 50% ownership with supporters
19/04/2021 - Petitions

Found: many owners of football clubs in England have ignored the rich history of football in the UK, how the

5. Football fans urged to ‘Know The Game Plan’ for new season
10/08/2018 - National Counter Terrorism Security Office (NaCTSO)
- View source

Found: Football fans urged to ‘Know The Game Plan’ for new season - GOV

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Recent Speeches related to Football Supporters

1. Football Regulation
26/06/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: regulator of football clubs; and for connected purposes.On 9 March this year, supporters of Blackpool - Speech Link

2. English Football
08/05/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: debate. The timing is quite incredible because the football club I support, Bolton Wanderers—my noble friend - Speech Link

3. Football: Safe Standing
25/06/2018 - Westminster Hall

1: relating to allowing Premier League and Championship football clubs to introduce safe standing.I am delighted - Speech Link
2: clubs later on. Standing was common practice at football grounds across the country until Lord Justice - Speech Link

4. Football (Regulation)
26/01/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: independent football regulator in England; to make provision for that regulator to license football clubs, - Speech Link

5. European Football Proposal
19/04/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: Deputy Speaker, I should like to make a statement. Football is in our national DNA. We invented it, we helped - Speech Link

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Recent Questions related to Football Supporters
1. Football
asked by: Paul Bristow
08/09/2020
... Media and Sport on relaunching the British Home Football Championship.

2. Football
asked by: Paul Bristow
07/09/2020
... Media and Sport on the prospects for relaunching the British Home Football Championship.

3. Football
asked by: Richard Holden
08/09/2020
... whether (a) he or (b) a Minister in his Department is planning to attend the final of the delayed 2019-20 FA Vase.

4. Football
asked by: Chi Onwurah
20/10/2020
... what the timetable is for the delivery of the fan-led review of football governance.

5. Football
asked by: Scott Benton
12/03/2020
... (b) Premier League and (c) Football Association to promote sustainable (i) financial planning and (ii) good governance in football league clubs.

Latest Questions
9 Current APPG Officers
Damian Collins Portrait
Damian Collins
Vice Chair
Conservative - Folkestone and Hythe
Joined: 28th September 2017
Damian Green Portrait
Damian Green
Vice Chair
Conservative - Ashford
Joined: 24th February 2020
3 APPG Memberships
Adult Social Care , BBC , Longevity
Jo Stevens Portrait
Jo Stevens
Vice Chair
Labour - Cardiff Central
Joined: 23rd December 2015
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Ian Mearns MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 7074.

Email: ian.mearns.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Michael Brunskill, The Football Supporters' Association, 1 Ashmore Terrace, Stockton Road, Sunderland SR2 7DE. Tel: 03304 400 044

Email: michael.brunskill@thefsa.org.uk

Group's Website:

https://thefsa.org.uk/our-work/appg-for-football-supporters/

No benefits in kind are on record for the Football Supporters APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Football Supporters APPG

Former APPG Officers
Ian Blackford Portrait
Ian Blackford
Deputy Chair
Scottish National Party - Ross, Skye and Lochaber
Joined: 23rd December 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
1 APPG Membership
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