Safe Standing APPG

First Registered: 15/06/2022 • Last updated on: 20/09/2023

Note: This APPG was last registered on 20th September 2023. The APPG was not registered in the latest release of the 30th May 2024 and may be defunct.

To raise awareness amongst parliamentarians and wider decision makers about safe standing at football stadiums in England and Wales. The APPG will research and examine international good practice and explore any social and economic benefits.

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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Reticulating Splines
Former APPG Members
Mark Eastwood Portrait
Mark Eastwood
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Dewsbury
Joined: 15th June 2022
Departed: 20th September 2023
Ian Byrne Portrait
Ian Byrne
Vice Chair
Labour - Liverpool, West Derby
Joined: 15th June 2022
Departed: 20th September 2023
Scott Benton Portrait
Scott Benton
Vice Chair
Independent - Former Member for Blackpool South
Joined: 15th June 2022
Departed: 20th September 2023
No other APPG Memberships
Jason McCartney Portrait
Jason McCartney
Vice Chair
Conservative - Colne Valley
Joined: 15th June 2022
Departed: 20th September 2023
Lord Watts Portrait
Lord Watts
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 22nd February 2023
Departed: 20th September 2023
1 APPG Membership
Film and Broader Screen
Robert Largan Portrait
Robert Largan
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - High Peak
Joined: 15th June 2022
Departed: 19th October 2022
No other APPG Memberships
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Mark Eastwood MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 0207 219 3000.


Public Enquiry Point:

Oscar Taylor, CalComms, 15th Floor, Millbank Tower, 21-24 Millbank, London SW1P 4QP. Tel: 0203 813 5559



CalComms acts as the group's secretariat.

Group's Website:

8 Jun 2022
Secretariat   From : 08/06/2022 To : 07/06/2023

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Safe Standing APPG