Olympic and Paralympic Games APPG

First Registered: 20/05/2020 • Last updated on: 29/12/2021

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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. 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: evidence - British Paralympic AssociationWritten evidence submitted by the British Paralympic Association (BPA)   Executive

2. 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 document

3. Security minister chairs UK-Japan roundtable on hosting major events
10/01/2019 - Home Office
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Found: successfully hosting the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games and other major events. The roundtable formed

4. £3m Aspiration Fund to help boost sports in the Tokyo Games
12/10/2018 - Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
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Found: Aspiration Fund to help boost sports in the Tokyo Games - GOV.UK document

5. Health Protection (Coronavirus, Wearing of Face Coverings in a Relevant Place) (England) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2020
21/08/2020 - Secondary Legislation

Found: Olympic or Paralympic Games, or, if that sport is not part of the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games programme

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Recent Speeches related to Olympic and Paralympic Games

1. Sports Participation in Schools
09/09/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: further to Team GB’s success at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, what steps they plan to take (1) to raise sports - Speech Link
2: the Minister agree that the stories of Olympic and Paralympic athletes, and their ability to act as role - Speech Link
3: incredibly difficult to translate the excitement of the Games into greater participation. We also know from experience - Speech Link

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

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

3. 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

4. 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

5. 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

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Olympic and Paralympic Games
1. Olympic and Paralympic Games 2021
asked by: Lord Moynihan
... in the event that the spending review is delayed until the autumn.

2. Olympic and Paralympic Games 2021
asked by: Lord Moynihan
...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.

3. Olympic Games
asked by: Baroness Hoey
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to support the changing of the British Olympic team name to Team UK instead of Team GB.

4. Olympic Games
asked by: Lord Bates
... adopted by the UN General Assembly on 9 December 2019.

5. Olympic Games and Paralympic Games: Paris and Tokyo
asked by: Andrew Rosindell
... 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.

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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 Campbell of Pittenweem Portrait
Lord Campbell of Pittenweem
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 20th May 2020
Baroness Doocey Portrait
Baroness Doocey
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 20th May 2020
1 APPG Membership
Lisa Cameron Portrait
Lisa Cameron
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow
Joined: 20th May 2020
82 APPG Memberships
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Lord Stone of Blackheath Portrait
Lord Stone of Blackheath
Vice Chair
Non-affiliated - Life peer
Joined: 20th May 2020
1 APPG Membership
Peter Bottomley Portrait
Peter Bottomley
Vice Chair
Conservative - Worthing West
Joined: 20th May 2020
70 APPG Memberships
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Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Christina Rees MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 5783.

Email: christina.rees.mp@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

Former APPG Officers
David Amess Portrait
David Amess
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Former Member for Southend West
Joined: 20th May 2020
Departed: 6th October 2021
No other APPG Memberships