Hockey APPG

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

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To promote the sport of hockey in parliament, support the sport's growth and increase general participation in hockey.

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 Hockey

1. GCSE physical education
10/09/2019 - Department for Education
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Found: Gaelic football Handball Hockey Must be field hockey, not roller hockey Hurling Cannot be assessed

2. Allow organised outdoor sport for kids
31/10/2020 - Petitions

Found: would like organised outdoor sports - eg football, hockey, netball, rugby etc - to be allowed to continue

10/12/2015 - Early Day Motions

Found: congratulates Aberdeen Northstars Recreational Ice Hockey Club on the receipt of funding from Awards for

4. UK Sport Appointment
13/02/2018 - Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
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Found: medal in 2012 with the GB women’s hockey team. Since retiring from hockey Annie pursued a career in finance

10/12/2015 - Early Day Motions

Found: That this House congratulates Scottish Hockey North District on the receipt of funding from Awards for

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Hockey

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

1: years ago now, it surprises me that netball and hockey are still routinely aimed at women and girls, and - Speech Link
2: Scottish sport of shinty, which is often mistaken for hockey. Does the hon. Lady welcome, as I do, the quadrupling - Speech Link
3: participation in sport. The Rhondda ladies hockey club, supported by Hockey Wales, has been doing amazing work - Speech Link

2. Sport in the UK
04/02/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: Challenge Cup; Cardiff Devils won the Elite Ice Hockey League; and Cardiff’s Geraint Thomas won the Tour - Speech Link
2: significantly. Nobody has mentioned my favourite sport of hockey, so I will take the opportunity to do so. In 20 - Speech Link
3: 18 times higher in rugby, five times higher in hockey and twice as high in American football—those are - Speech Link

3. Oral Answers to Questions
14/09/2017 - Commons Chamber

1: investment of Sport England in grassroots hockey via England Hockey, but during the recess I put my own shins - Speech Link
2: hard-working volunteers and talented players at Kettering hockey club on their brand-new astroturf pitches, which - Speech Link
3: Friend in congratulating Kettering hockey club. A number of hockey clubs across the country are investing - Speech Link

4. Oral Answers to Questions
21/06/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: continuing to invest in the good work that England Hockey is doing to promote the game at the grassroots - Speech Link
2: sports Minister join me in congratulating Kettering hockey club and all involved at the club on the wonderful - Speech Link
3: achievement. We need to remember that, quite often, hockey clubs and lots of other sporting clubs are run - Speech Link

5. Non-Olympic Sports
19/04/2018 - Lords Chamber

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Recent Questions related to Hockey
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6 Current APPG Officers
Luke Pollard Portrait
Luke Pollard
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour (Co-op) - Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport
Joined: 31st July 2019
Ben Bradley Portrait
Ben Bradley
Conservative - Mansfield
Joined: 31st July 2019
Abena Oppong-Asare Portrait
Abena Oppong-Asare
Vice Chair
Labour - Erith and Thamesmead
Joined: 24th February 2020
3 APPG Memberships
Crossrail , Dance , Women in Parliament
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Luke Pollard MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 0207 219 2749.


No benefits in kind are on record for the Hockey APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Hockey APPG

Former APPG Officers
Caroline Spelman Portrait
Caroline Spelman
Conservative - Former Member for Meriden
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Karl McCartney Portrait
Karl McCartney
Conservative - Lincoln
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
Caroline Spelman Portrait
Caroline Spelman
Conservative - Former Member for Meriden
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 31st August 2016
No other APPG Memberships