Pigeon Racing APPG

First Registered: 06/01/2017 • Last updated on: 25/08/2021

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To promote greater understanding and appreciation of the social, sporting and cultural benefits of pigeon racing.

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 Pigeon Racing

1. Qualitative risk assessment: assessing the risk of pigeon racing in spreading avian influenza
15/03/2017 - Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
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Found: Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza associated with racing pigeons Qualitative Risk Assessment March

2. Qualitative risk assessment: assessing the risk of pigeon racing in spreading avian influenza
15/03/2017 - Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
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Found: Qualitative risk assessment: assessing the risk of pigeon racing in spreading avian influenza - GOV.UK

3. Save Pigeon Racing - Seek to reinstate racing from Europe
26/06/2021 - Petitions

Found: pigeons as a temporary import, in order for Pigeon Racing to continue from France/EU and support our communities

4. Paramyxovirus infection: how to spot and report the disease
18/10/2018 - Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA)
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Found: Scotland, and Wales Contents How to spot pigeon paramyxovirus infection How paramyxovirus is

5. Pigeon Racing
06/01/2017 - APPGs

Found: the social, sporting and cultural benefits of pigeon racing.

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Pigeon Racing

1. Delivery Charges (Scotland)
20/12/2017 - Westminster Hall

1: speaking about pigeon racing, but I have a constituent from Elgin, whose hobby is pigeon racing. He is a member - Speech Link

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

1: considered the gambling levy from online gambling and racing greyhounds.It is a pleasure to serve under - Speech Link
2: bank for the betting industry, without greyhound racing the gambling industry would lose £2,500 million - Speech Link

3. Racehorse Protection
15/10/2018 - Westminster Hall

1: understand the potential risks of injury. In horse-racing, jockeys have the choice whether to participate - Speech Link
2: mentioned that a number of organisations in the racing industry cover these areas. He also mentioned the - Speech Link
3: pragmatic steps when horses have been killed. If racing has a bad name in the media, that has been brought - Speech Link

4. Northern Ireland Motorsport Taskforce Report
15/07/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: prowess. It was Ireland in 1903 that gave British racing teams their green colour. Motorised transport was - Speech Link
2: motorsport. At Kirkistown, we have motorbikes, racing cars and other vehicles. That is an important part - Speech Link
3: also set in place a major contribution to road racing safety. In fact, the Minister’s intervention resulted - Speech Link

5. Oral Answers to Questions
06/06/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: week—yes, I am referring to the Lords versus Commons pigeon race, which has been revived after a 90-year gap - Speech Link
2: when my hon. Friend asked his question about the pigeon race, but it is in an extremely good cause: it - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Pigeon Racing
1. Pigeon Racing
asked by: Grahame Morris
19/04/2021
... what the proposed date is to reinstate the General Licence for Gatherings to permit the return of pigeon racing.

2. Pigeon Racing
asked by: Dave Doogan
26/04/2021
... when he plans to review the restrictions placed on pigeon racing implemented by his Department due to the perceived transmission risk of bird flu by racing pigeons.

3. Pigeon Racing
asked by: Conor McGinn
17/05/2021
... what steps he is taking to (a) support and (b) promote the sport of pigeon racing.

4. Pigeon Racing
asked by: Lord Craig of Radley
29/04/2021
... avian quarantine periods; and what assessment they have made of the effects of Article 62 of the European Union's delegated regulation 2020/692 on UK racing pigeons.

5. Pigeon Racing
asked by: Lyn Brown
29/04/2021
... what representations he has made to his EU counterparts on the effect of Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2020/692 on cross-Channel pigeon racing.

Latest Questions
6 Current APPG Officers
Lord Naseby Portrait
Lord Naseby
Officer
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 6th January 2017
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Craig Williams MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 5134.

Email: craig.williams.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Hannah Collins, Pepper Shackleton Wellard, North Buckland Nurseries, North Buckland EX33 1HY. Tel: 07765 044 276

Email: hannah.collins@peppershackletonwellard.com

Benefits in Kind
Date
12 Sep 2018
Source
Pepper Shackleton Wellard
Description
Pepper Shackleton Wellard Ltd is paid by The Royal Pigeon Racing Association to act as the group's secretariat   From : 12/09/2018 To : 11/09/2019
Value
£1,501
Date
2 May 2018
Source
Pepper Shackleton Wellard
Description
Pepper Shackleton Wellard Ltd is paid by The Royal Pigeon Racing Association to act as the group's secretariat   From : 12/09/2017 To : 11/09/2018
Value
£7,501
Date
22 Nov 2016
Source
Pepper Shakleton Wellard Ltd
Description
Pepper Shackleton Wellard Ltd is funded by the Royal Pigeon Racing Association to act as the group's secretariat   From : 22/11/2016 To : 21/11/2017
Value
£4,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Pigeon Racing APPG

Former APPG Officers
Alex Chalk Portrait
Alex Chalk
Officer
Conservative - Cheltenham
Joined: 24th February 2020
Departed: 1st July 2020
Baroness Chapman of Darlington Portrait
Baroness Chapman of Darlington
Officer
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 6th January 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Simon Hart Portrait
Simon Hart
Officer
Conservative - Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Craig Tracey Portrait
Craig Tracey
Officer
Conservative - North Warwickshire
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 10th October 2018
Nigel Adams Portrait
Nigel Adams
Vice Chair
Conservative - Selby and Ainsty
Joined: 6th January 2017
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Nick Thomas-Symonds Portrait
Nick Thomas-Symonds
Officer
Labour - Torfaen
Joined: 6th January 2017
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
None Portrait
Ms Margaret Ritchie
Officer
Joined: 6th January 2017
Departed: 2nd May 2017