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UK All-Party Parliamentary Groups for Events and Sports seek testing clarity

The UK’s All-Party Parliamentary Groups for Events and Sports have jointly written to the secretary of state for Culture, Media and Sport, Oliver Dowden MP (pictured), to ask for further clarity on how Covid-19 testing might work ahead of the planned reopening on 21 June, as announced by Boris Johnson, 22 February. In the letter, APPG chairs Theresa Villiers MP (events) and Ben Bradley MP (s...

UK Parliamentary Group for Events asks government for clarification on event pilots and insurance

The UK All-Party Parliamentary Group for Events (APPG) has welcomed the publication of the Government’s Covid-19 roadmap, announced by prime minister Boris Johnson, 22 February, which sets out the gradual lifting of restrictions and could see the events industry return to some manner of normality by 21 June. However, the APPG, chaired by Theresa Villiers MP (pictured), has raised what it describes...

UK event lobby and parliamentary group submit recommendations for Covid Recovery Commission

The UK’s All-Party Parliamentary Group for Events (APPG) and the UK’s industry’s overarching association, the Business Visits and Events Partnership (BVEP), have submitted a series of recommendations to the UK Covid Recovery Commission, 27 January. The Commission, which is chaired by John Allan CBE, chairman of Tesco, was set up to examine the impact of the Covid crisis on the go...