St George's Day APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 06/10/2021

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To promote 23rd April as an annual celebration of England and the country's patron saint, St George, and to campaign for St George's Day to be established as a public holiday for the people of England.

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Recent Documents related to St George's Day

1. Create a St George's Day bank holiday in England
24/04/2020 - Petitions

Found: a bank holiday for St Andrew's Day, Northern Ireland has one for St Patrick's Day. We should have a bank

2. St. George's Day to be made a public holiday in England.
08/02/2021 - Petitions

Found: St. George's Day should be made a public holiday in England. St. Andrew's Day and St. Patrick's Day are

3. Make St George's Day an English national holiday.
23/04/2020 - Petitions

Found: Scotland celebrate St Andrew's day as a national holiday. We want the English to have the same privilege

4. Make St Alban the Patron Saint of England instead of the irrelevant St George.
04/04/2021 - Petitions

Found: Few people in England are interested in St George's Day, as he has no relevance to England. He never

5. NELSON MANDELA SCOTTISH MEMORIAL FOUNDATION
17/07/2018 - Early Day Motions

Found: and around the world for Mandela Day; further notes that Mandela Day is an opportunity to remember the

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to St George's Day

1. First World War Centenary Cathedral Repairs Fund
10/07/2014 - Written Statements

1: to end frequent power and energy failures.St. AlbansCofE£438,000Repairs to - Speech Link

2. Foreign and Commonwealth Office
15/12/2011 - Ministerial Corrections

1: a courtesy rather than a requirement. On Europe day (9 May), posts in EU and EU-applicant countries should - Speech Link
2: a courtesy rather than a requirement. On Europe day (9 May), posts in EU and EU-applicant countries should - Speech Link

3. Oral Answers to Questions
12/03/2015 - Commons Chamber

1: date, with more customers being paid on the first day than ever before, and with high customer satisfaction - Speech Link
2: possible would support the work of the friends of St George’s cathedral in Jerusalem, a UK registered - Speech Link
3: Hifsa Iqbal, to an interfaith conference hosted by St George’s cathedral in Jerusalem. May I encourage - Speech Link

4. St Patrick’s Day
17/03/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: debate on St Patrick’s Day. We have had events, parades and all sorts of functions on St Patrick’s Day cancelled - Speech Link
2: he did. The Irish ambassador explained that St Patrick’s Day is becoming a festival that lasts over many - Speech Link
3: to be celebrating St Patrick’s Day in this Chamber, in his Adjournment debate, because I have an Irish - Speech Link

5. St Helier and St George’s Hospitals
19/02/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: nurse, clinician and staff member at both St Helier and St George’s hospitals for their outstanding service - Speech Link
2: preceded this was to close facilities at St Helier and move them to St George’s in Tooting, which was universally - Speech Link
3: earth strategy of deciding that St Helier and Epsom were going to close and St George’s would take the strain - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to St George's Day
1. St George's Day
asked by: Andrew Rosindell
20/04/2021
... if he will list his Engagements for St. George’s Day on 23 April 2021.

2. St George's Day
asked by: Andrew Rosindell
23/04/2021
... whether he plans to make St. George’s Day a public holiday in England.

3. St George's Day
asked by: Andrew Rosindell
21/04/2021
... what steps his Department is taking to promote the importance of celebrating St. Georges day.

4. St George's Day
asked by: Andrew Rosindell
21/04/2021
... what plans his Department has to promote celebrations for the upcoming St. Georges Day on the 23 April 2021.

5. St George's Day
asked by: Andrew Rosindell
21/04/2021
... what plans the Government has to celebrate St. Georges Day on 23 April 2021.

Latest Questions
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13 Current APPG Officers
Lord Tebbit Portrait
Lord Tebbit
President
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
1 APPG Membership
Spinal Cord Injury
Peter Bottomley Portrait
Peter Bottomley
Secretary
Conservative - Worthing West
Joined: 30th July 2015
69 APPG Memberships
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Lord West of Spithead Portrait
Lord West of Spithead
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Lord Mann Portrait
Lord Mann
Vice Chair
Non-affiliated - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Philip Davies Portrait
Philip Davies
Vice Chair
Conservative - Shipley
Joined: 30th July 2015
Chris Skidmore Portrait
Chris Skidmore
Vice Chair
Conservative - Kingswood
Joined: 30th July 2015
4 APPG Memberships
Education Technology , Museums , Space , University
Scott Benton Portrait
Scott Benton
Vice Chair
Conservative - Blackpool South
Joined: 24th February 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Andrew Rosindell MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 8475.

Email: andrew.rosindell.mp@parliament.uk

No benefits in kind are on record for the St George's Day APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the St George's Day APPG

Former APPG Officers
Tom Watson Portrait
Tom Watson
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for West Bromwich East
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Greg Mulholland Portrait
Greg Mulholland
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Former Member for Leeds North West
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships