Greyhound APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 10/03/2021

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To raise parliamentary awareness of issues relating to the greyhound industry. To promote the sport and related welfare issues.

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 Greyhound

1. Poole Greyhound Trainers Union: Rules (PDF format)
29/10/2020 - Certification Officer
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Found: Poole Greyhound Trainers Union: Rules (PDF format) Rules for Poole Greyhound Trainers Union

2. Poole Greyhound Trainers Union: Other related Documents (PDF format)
29/10/2020 - Certification Officer
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Found: Corporate report Poole Greyhound Trainers Union: Other related Documents (PDF format)

3. Greyhound welfare boosted through multi-million pound deal with gambling industry
10/01/2019 - Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
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Found: Greyhound welfare boosted through multi-million pound deal with

4. Poole Greyhound Trainers Union: PF Notice and Statement to Members (PDF format)
29/10/2020 - Certification Officer
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Found: Corporate report Poole Greyhound Trainers Union: PF Notice and Statement to Members

5. Ban greyhound racing to end unnecessary deaths & suffering of racing dogs
12/10/2020 - Petitions

Found: Government must introduce legislation to abolish greyhound racing, via managed shutdown of activities, and

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Greyhound

1. Gambling Levy: Online Gambling and Greyhound Racing
25/06/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: Rural Affairs Committee, I led an inquiry into greyhound welfare. At the time, we found that there was - Speech Link
2: break the bank for the betting industry, without greyhound racing the gambling industry would lose £2,500 - Speech Link

2. Greyhound Welfare
15/12/2016 - Westminster Hall

1: and Rural Affairs Committee of Session 2015-16, Greyhound Welfare, HC 478, and the Government response, - Speech Link
2: and Rural Affairs Committee of Session 2015-16, Greyhound Welfare, HC 478, and the Government response, - Speech Link

3. Greyhound Welfare
17/12/2014 - Westminster Hall

1: with a piercing bell signifying that the 11 am greyhound race from Romford or Walthamstow was about to - Speech Link

4. Horserace Betting Levy Regulations 2017
29/03/2017 - Lords Chamber

1: the levy. Of course, we know his interest in greyhound racing, which has never benefited from the levy - Speech Link
2: order that a statutory levy is not necessary for greyhound racing and that sensible parties working in a - Speech Link
3: will be very helpful to greyhound racing. I was recently at the new greyhound track in Towcester for a - Speech Link

5. Draft Horserace Betting Levy Regulations 2017
27/03/2017 - General Committees

1: the following points. While smaller in scale, greyhound racing is a section of the market where it is - Speech Link
2: years ago.The hon. Lady’s comments about greyhound racing are very topical. I recently wrote to Bet365 - Speech Link
3: proud of the whole racing industry. I have met greyhound industry representatives on a number of occasions - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Greyhound
1. Greyhound Racing
asked by: Andrew Rosindell
17/02/2020
... whether he is taking steps to promote the sport of greyhound racing; and if he will make a statement.

2. Greyhound Racing: Coronavirus
asked by: Conor McGinn
02/06/2020
... what (a) financial and (b) other support his Department has provided to the greyhound racing sector as a result of the covid-19 outbreak.

3. Greyhound Racing: Taxation
asked by: Andrew Rosindell
26/10/2020
... Gaming and Lotteries Act 1963.

4. Greyhound Trust: Finance
asked by: Andrew Rosindell
03/03/2020
... what recent discussions he has had with representatives from the UK Gambling Commission on the commission's 2019 funding commitment to the Greyhound Trust; and what estimate he has made of the value of the funding allocated to that trust by the commission.

5. Greyhound Racing: Finance
asked by: Andrew Rosindell
23/11/2020
... what recent discussions he has had with bookmakers on funding for racing greyhounds.

Latest Questions
9 Current APPG Officers
Ian Lavery Portrait
Ian Lavery
Co-Chair
Labour - Wansbeck
Joined: 30th July 2015
No other APPG Memberships
Baroness Golding Portrait
Baroness Golding
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
5 APPG Memberships
Angling , Betting and Gaming , Boxing , Retail Crime , Water
Kate Osborne Portrait
Kate Osborne
Vice Chair
Labour - Jarrow
Joined: 24th February 2020
Lord Lipsey Portrait
Lord Lipsey
President
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 10th October 2018
1 APPG Membership
Betting and Gaming
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Andrew Rosindell MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 8475.

Email: andrew.rosindell.mp@parliament.uk

Benefits in Kind
Date
5 Jul 2017
Source
Greyhound Board of Great Britain
Description
Secretariat   From : 05/07/2017 To : 04/07/2018
Value
£1,501
Date
1 Jul 2016
Source
Greyhound Board of Great Britain
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/07/2016 To : 31/12/2016
Value
£1,501
Date
1 Jan 2016
Source
Greyhound Board of Great Britain
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/01/2016 To : 31/12/2016
Value
£1,501
Date
1 Jul 2015
Source
Greyhound Board of Great Britain
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/07/2015 To : 31/12/2015
Value
£1,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Greyhound APPG

Former APPG Officers
Paula Sherriff Portrait
Paula Sherriff
Secretary
Labour - Former Member for Dewsbury
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Alan Meale Portrait
Alan Meale
Secretary
Labour - Former Member for Mansfield
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships