Parkrun APPG

First Registered: 24/02/2020 • Last updated on: 06/10/2021

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To support parkrun and improve public health.

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Recent Documents related to Parkrun

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Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Parkrun

1. Covid-19: Restrictions on Gyms and Sport
23/11/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: parliamentary group on parkrun and I have seen at first hand the impact that parkrun can have on deprived - Speech Link

2. Organised Sporting Events: Charges
11/05/2016 - Westminster Hall

1: Gifford parish council in my constituency and Parkrun Ltd. It has now developed into a much bigger issue - Speech Link
2: does he also agree that sport and, in particular, Parkrun have a really important role to play in bringing - Speech Link
3: in my opening remarks, I appreciate fully what Parkrun does and is trying to achieve, and the benefits - Speech Link

3. NHS 70th Anniversary
16/05/2018 - Westminster Hall

1: Dame Kelly Holmes teamed up with the NHS and parkrun last weekend to encourage people to “take care - Speech Link
2: those involved in parkrun. Will he join me in congratulating the volunteers who make parkrun possible in his - Speech Link
3: Friend for supporting parkrun. Perhaps we should have a south Wales eastern region parkrun championship at - Speech Link

4. Prisoners: Outdoors Endurance Activities
31/01/2018 - Westminster Hall

1: Northern Ireland to take part in what was called the “parkrun behind bars”. I saw it on the TV news a few weeks - Speech Link

5. Business of the House
20/05/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: I could take the right hon. Gentleman for a parkrun. Surely there is a pent-up runner lurking in there - Speech Link
2: goods and food and so on for consumers.On parkrun, I am not quite sure I see myself in running kit - Speech Link
3: all-party group on parkrun. I bet every MP in this House has a successful community parkrun. We know that - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Parkrun
1. Parkrun
asked by: Nick Smith
... what steps he has taken with the Local Government Association and others on the return of parkrun.

2. Parkrun
asked by: Nick Smith
... what assessment his Department has made of the potential for Parkruns to return in England in June 2021.

3. Parkrun: Coronavirus
asked by: Rupa Huq
... what steps the Government is taking to ensure Parkrun events can go ahead from 5 June 2021 as covid-19 restrictions are eased.

4. Parkrun: Coronavirus
asked by: Stephen Morgan
... what steps he is taking with local authorities throughout the country to facilitate the reopening of parkrun events in the context of the covid-19 outbreak.

5. Parkrun: Coronavirus
asked by: Nick Smith
... what assessment he has made of the adequacy of Parkrun’s covid-19 operating framework; and what plans he has to include Parkrun in his Department’s list of approved sports published on the Government’s website.

Latest Questions
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12 Current APPG Officers
Stephanie Peacock Portrait
Stephanie Peacock
Labour - Barnsley East
Joined: 21st April 2021
Wayne David Portrait
Wayne David
Labour - Caerphilly
Joined: 24th February 2020
5 APPG Memberships
Belarus , Belize , Devolution , Kyrgyzstan , Vietnam
Janet Daby Portrait
Janet Daby
Labour - Lewisham East
Joined: 24th February 2020
Thangam Debbonaire Portrait
Thangam Debbonaire
Labour - Bristol West
Joined: 24th February 2020
3 APPG Memberships
Autism , Eritrea , Friends of Syria
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Nick Smith MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 7018.


No benefits in kind are on record for the Parkrun APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Parkrun APPG