Video Games APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 10/10/2018

Note: This APPG was last registered on 10th Oct 2018. The APPG was not registered in the latest release of 6th Oct 2021 and may be defunct.

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 Video Games

1. ISFE (Interactive Software Federation Europe) - written evidence
30/01/2019 - Inquiry: Immersive and addictive technologies - Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee
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Found: TECHNOLGIES Executive SummaryISFE represents the video games industry in Europe and is based in Brussels,

2. Taking Part Web Panel Data: Engagment during the COVID-19 pandemic - data tables
02/07/2020 - Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
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Found: interest to walk or exercise10.18.312.41052Played video games42.43945.91052Accessed public library services

3. Ms Alysia Judge - written evidence
30/01/2019 - Inquiry: Immersive and addictive technologies - Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee
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Found: Alysia Judge My name’s Alysia Judge. I’m a games journalist and video producer who has produced content for

4. TIGA - written evidence
30/01/2019 - Inquiry: Immersive and addictive technologies - Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee
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Found: Independent Games Developers’ Association (TIGA)  Introduction 1.1   TIGA is the network for games developers

5. Loot boxes in video games
15/02/2019 - Parliamentary Research

Found: Number 8498, 15 February 2019 Loot boxes in video games By John Woodhouse Contents: 1. What is a loot

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Recent Speeches related to Video Games

1. UK Video Games Industry: Contribution of Leamington Spa
09/03/2021 - Westminster Hall

1: of Leamington Spa to the creation of the UK video games industry.It is a pleasure to serve under - Speech Link

2. Streaming Platforms: Age Ratings
08/12/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: currently voluntary, we welcome their usage by video on-demand platforms. This includes an ongoing partnership - Speech Link
2: directive, the UK cannot regulate non-UK-based video on-demand services, does the Minister agree that - Speech Link
3: allow their young children to play 18-plus-rated video games than allow them to watch 18-plus-rated films - Speech Link

3. Video Games: Domestic Violence and Child Abuse
06/12/2017 - Lords Chamber

1: Recordings Act, games on physical media are referred to the Video Standards Council for classification if - Speech Link
2: Andy Burrows from the NSPCC, who said:“Any video game that trivialises or normalises child abuse - Speech Link
3: moment, the council has not effectively banned any video game, but its members are the professionals, set - Speech Link

4. Loot Box Call for Evidence: Government Response
21/07/2021 - Written Statements

1: about potential harms relating to loot boxes in video games seriously. That is why we are continuing to thoroughly - Speech Link

5. Football Attendances: VAR
17/03/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: to debate a non-life threatening matter such as video assistant referees and their impact on football - Speech Link
2: night is not helpful for fans trying to get to games. VAR is just another step down the road of pandering - Speech Link
3: fantastic speech. I have always been a big fan of video refereeing coming into football, but VAR is doing - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Video Games
1. Video Games
asked by: Lord Storey
29/10/2019
... they intend to offer to the Video Standards Council on the age-rating system for video games.

2. Video Games
asked by: Liam Byrne
15/03/2019
... how many video games businesses have breached the Competition and Markets Authority’s set of Principles for Online and App-based Games since 2014; and how many of those businesses were British games companies.

3. Video Games
asked by: Andrew Rosindell
04/02/2019
... what steps the Government is taking to support the UK video games industry.

4. Video Games
asked by: Matthew Offord
29/01/2019
... what safeguards his Department has put in place to prevent vulnerable people being exploited by the gaming industry.

5. Video Games
asked by: Liam Byrne
17/12/2018
... what estimate he has made of the contribution of the video games industry to the economy.

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Former APPG Members
Chris Law Portrait
Chris Law
Co-Chair
Scottish National Party - Dundee West
Joined: 28th April 2016
Departed: 10th October 2018
Justin Tomlinson Portrait
Justin Tomlinson
Co-Chair
Conservative - North Swindon
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 10th October 2018
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Vaizey of Didcot Portrait
Lord Vaizey of Didcot
Vice-Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 10th October 2018
Scott Mann Portrait
Scott Mann
Vice-Chair
Conservative - North Cornwall
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 10th October 2018
2 APPG Memberships
Football Club , Vaping
Chris White Portrait
Chris White
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Former Member for Warwick and Leamington
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Luciana Berger Portrait
Luciana Berger
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Former Member for Liverpool, Wavertree
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Benefits in Kind
Date
6 Sep 2017
Source
UK Interactive Entertainment
Description
Secretariat   From : 06/09/2017 To : 05/09/2018
Value
£4,501
Date
1 Jan 2016
Source
UK Interactive Entertainment
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/01/2016 To : 31/12/2016
Value
£6,001

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Video Games APPG