Olympic and Paralympic Games APPG

First Registered: 20/05/2020 • Last updated on: 27/01/2021

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To be the cross-party voice in parliament promoting the Olympic and Paralympic Games and providing a focal point for MPs and Peers with an interest in the Olympic and Paralympic movements.

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 Olympic and Paralympic Games

1. Money borrowed for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games
02/03/2018 - HM Treasury
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Found: Money borrowed for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games - GOV.UK

2. British Paralympic Association - written evidence
12/06/2018 - Inquiry: The Social Impact of Participation in Culture and Sport - Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee
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Found: Britain and Northern Ireland team at each Paralympic Games. ParalympicsGB is the name of the team that compete

3. Money borrowed for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games
02/03/2018 - HM Treasury
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Found: Money borrowed for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games Thank you for your Freedom of Information

4. Regeneration of East London since the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games
30/10/2015 - Parliamentary Research

Found: since the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games On 6 July 2005, the International Olympic Committee announced

5. Written Evidence: British Paralympic Association (DPB17) (PDF, 426KB)
14/03/2018 - Bill Documents

Found: other structures for competition used by both Olympic and Paralympic sport include gender, weight category

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Olympic and Paralympic Games

1. Olympic and Paralympic Games 2021
28/04/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: for potential Olympic and Paralympic athletes until the 2021 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo. - Speech Link
2: sports in the run-up to the Tokyo Games in 2021. We want the Tokyo Games to be a resounding success and - Speech Link
3: given will be welcomed by the world of British Olympic sport. Will my noble friend also take into account - Speech Link
4: competitors the mere fact of selection for the British Olympic team is the high point of their sporting careers - Speech Link

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

1: nations have indeed had a successful Commonwealth Games, collectively amassing 228 medals. Home nations - Speech Link
2: support these sports that do not yet have the Olympic symbol and also those that are missing in the medal - Speech Link
3: netball, squash and bowls face, because they are not Olympic sports, is that their performers are not eligible - Speech Link
4: government, to maximise medal performance at Olympic and Paralympic Games, which covers many of the things that - Speech Link

3. UK Sport: Elite Sport Funding
18/01/2018 - Grand Committee

1: our improvement from 1996, the Atlanta Games, to the Rio Games was a 347% increase in medals. But that - Speech Link
2: the British Olympic Association from 2005 to 2012, covering the Beijing and London Olympic cycles—when - Speech Link

4. Birmingham Commonwealth Games Bill [HL]
03/02/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: of the Games partnership. Transparency, openness and a commitment to realising lasting Games benefits - Speech Link

5. Sport and Recreational Facilities
23/01/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: that more than 33% of our medallists at the Olympic Games came from the independent sector, which represents - Speech Link
2: mentioned the Olympic Games and I am sure that as we turn into 2020, when the Tokyo Games are happening - Speech Link
3: need not issue the welcome a second time. The Olympic Games are the starting point for my question, but - Speech Link

6. Birmingham Commonwealth Games Bill [HL]
25/02/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: of our Committee deliberations, the Commonwealth Games Federation would have found a solution to the issues - Speech Link
2: deliberations are finished, he will offer to lead a team of Games volunteers at the station to guide people, since - Speech Link
3: is the provider of funds of last resort if the Games run into financial difficulty? We are entitled to - Speech Link

7. Contingent Liability
08/12/2016 - Written Statements

1: before Parliament regarding the funding for Olympic and Paralympic sport via UK Sport, and specifically in - Speech Link

8. UK Basketball
20/02/2018 - Westminster Hall

1: UK Sport recently announced £226 million for Olympic eligible sports until 2021. That includes £14.5 - Speech Link
2: half-court, two on two. That will not quite become an Olympic sport, but if we add a player on each side, it - Speech Link
3: watch the BBL is online, apart from the finals games that are broadcast—but poorly promoted—on the BBC - Speech Link

9. Draft Major Sporting Events (Income Tax Exemption) Regulations 2016
11/07/2016 - General Committees

1: sportspeople competing in the London anniversary games 2016 and the world athletics championships 2017 - Speech Link
2: Paralympics championships and the 2016 anniversary games from income tax on their earnings from the event - Speech Link

10. Birmingham Commonwealth Games Bill [HL]
25/06/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: outlined but because of the beneficial effect the Games will have on Birmingham and the West Midlands, and - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Olympic and Paralympic Games
1. Coronavirus: Sports Competitors
asked by: Lord Moynihan
13/01/2021
... and (2) members of the British Olympic and Paralympic Teams for the Games in Tokyo 2021.

2. Olympic Games and Paralympic Games: Paris and Tokyo
asked by: Andrew Rosindell
18/06/2019
... what guarantees of financial stability are required from firms tendering to supply sports equipment for Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo 2020 and Paris 2024.

3. Olympic and Paralympic Games 2012
asked by: Stephen Timms
07/09/2017
... what recent assessment she has made of the legacy of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

4. Olympic and Paralympic Games 2021
asked by: Lord Moynihan
20/05/2020
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to provide testing and tracing opportunities at an early opportunity for those either selected or shortlisted to compete for Great Britain and Northern Ireland at the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2021.

5. Crimes against Humanity
asked by: Lord Moynihan
23/06/2016
...To ask Her Majesty’s Government what advice on the risk and potential consequence of infection from the Zika virus during the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio 2016 is being given by the British Olympic Association and the British Paralympic Association to members of the British Olympic and Paralympic teams.

Latest Questions
15 Current APPG Officers
Lord McConnell of Glenscorrodale Portrait
Lord McConnell of Glenscorrodale
Vice Chair & Chair of Working Group on Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 20th May 2020
Lord Coe Portrait
Lord Coe
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 20th May 2020
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Campbell of Pittenweem Portrait
Lord Campbell of Pittenweem
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 20th May 2020
1 APPG Membership
Sport
Lord Bates Portrait
Lord Bates
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 20th May 2020
2 APPG Memberships
Japan , Water, Sanitation and Hygiene
Baroness Doocey Portrait
Baroness Doocey
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 20th May 2020
Lord Hunt of Kings Heath Portrait
Lord Hunt of Kings Heath
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 20th May 2020
Lord Stone of Blackheath Portrait
Lord Stone of Blackheath
Vice Chair
Non-affiliated - Life peer
Joined: 20th May 2020
1 APPG Membership
Egypt
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

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

Email: amessd@parliament.uk

No benefits in kind are on record for the Olympic and Paralympic Games APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Olympic and Paralympic Games APPG