St George's Day APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 27/01/2021

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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. 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

2. Ms N Leeks v St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Others : UKEAT/0072/18/BA
05/09/2018 - Employment Appeal Tribunal
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Found: Ms N Leeks v St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and

3. Free school meals supplementary grant: 2018 to 2019
24/02/2021 - Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA)
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Found: SchoolPrimary77535741760202Camden2023521St Mary and St Pancras Church of England Primary SchoolPrimary7

4. Data submission template: FASP screening laboratories
11/12/2020 - Public Health England (PHE)
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Found: (QCCH)Birmingham Women's and Children's13Imperial - St Mary's (combined)Birmingham Women's and Children

5. DHSC annual report and accounts: 2018 to 2019
11/07/2019 - Department of Health and Social Care
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Found: 25/0 37,841 - 1,682 36,159 672 RJ1 Guy's & St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust Capital 9,000 8/0

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to St George's Day

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

1: aisles and the Welsford and Rankin Porches.Newcastle St. Mary'sCatholic£185,000Replacing defective external - Speech Link

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

1: Consular flag—this is the Union flag with the St Edward's Crown in the centre on a white disc . It - Speech Link
2: Consular flag—this is the Union flag with the St Edward's Crown in the centre on a white disc . It - 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: makes a good point and I entirely agree with him. St George’s cathedral in Jerusalem seeks to support - Speech Link
5: fortunate to be able to join worshippers for evensong at St George’s cathedral in Jerusalem and I still remember - Speech Link
6: after standing down is chairing the trustees of the St Ethelburga’s centre for reconciliation and peace - Speech Link

4. St George’s Day (Public Holiday)
23/06/2010 - Commons Chamber

1: petition urging the Government to consider making St George’s day a public holiday. I am grateful to the company - Speech Link
2: Government to bring forward proposals to make St George's Day a public holiday in England.Following - Speech Link

5. petitions
23/06/2010 - Commons Chamber

1: petition urging the Government to consider making St George’s day a public holiday. I am grateful to the company - Speech Link
2: Government to bring forward proposals to make St George's Day a public holiday in England.Following - Speech Link

6. 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
4: Gentleman on securing this debate. I was born on St Patrick’s Day, so I fully support the extension of celebrations - Speech Link

7. Welsh Affairs
05/03/2015 - Commons Chamber

1: Backbench Business Committee for allowing a St David’s day debate, even if it is four days late. I hope - Speech Link
2: a good reflection on Dr John Davies as well as on St David. But It was an impressive trick none the less - Speech Link
3: power in the hands of the Welsh Government.St David chose Wales as his home. He was a very wise - Speech Link
4: be called the St David’s day debate. This is not St David’s day, but the feast day of St Caron of Tregaron - Speech Link

8. 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

9. St Rollox Railway Works: Closure
14/01/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: in the future: that of Scottish engineering. The St Rollox locomotive and carriage works in my constituency - Speech Link
2: to my hon. Friend, but I also know the history of St Rollox, My grandfather, Walter Freer, worked there - Speech Link

10. Bank Holidays in 2020
18/06/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: the 75th anniversary of VE Day on 8 May 2020 a bank holiday and a national day of celebration and commemoration - Speech Link
2: in this way? For many years we marked Trafalgar Day and even the accession to the throne of Queen Elizabeth - Speech Link
3: and the only day of action I took was for the bank holiday to remain as a traditional May Day bank holiday - Speech Link
4: about the incredible event that took place on VE Day and explain why it is absolutely right that we set - Speech Link
5: aside all else and commemorate and celebrate that day on 8 May next year. I hope that we will be able to - Speech Link
6: letter from a businessman on the Isles of Scilly a day after the announcement, and he put his concern across - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to St George's Day
1. St George's Day
asked by: Tom Hunt
05/05/2020
... whether he plans to make St George's Day a bank holiday.

2. St George's Day
asked by: Andrew Rosindell
13/05/2019
... what estimate he has made of the contribution of St. George's Day to England's economy.

3. St George's Day
asked by: Andrew Rosindell
09/09/2019
... what recent assessment the Government has made of the potential merits of making St George's day a public holiday.

4. Roads: Flags
asked by: Andrew Rosindell
09/06/2020
... what steps he is taking to ensure that the St George's Cross is flown at the side of all major road crossings into England.

5. Cabinet Office: Flags
asked by: Philip Davies
05/03/2020
... (c) Scottish Saltire and (d) the flag of Wales has been flown from the Cabinet Office in each year since 2015.

Latest Questions
12 Current APPG Officers
Lord West of Spithead Portrait
Lord West of Spithead
Vice Chair
Labour - 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
Scott Benton Portrait
Scott Benton
Vice Chair
Conservative - Blackpool South
Joined: 24th February 2020
2 APPG Memberships
Betting and Gaming , Eating Disorders
Lord Tebbit Portrait
Lord Tebbit
President
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
1 APPG Membership
Spinal Cord Injury
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
Imran Ahmad Khan Portrait
Imran Ahmad Khan
Vice Chair
Conservative - Wakefield
Joined: 31st July 2019
Departed: 23rd October 2019
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