6 Results for tag: APPG Snooker

WPBSA / EPSB Statement on the Re-Opening of UK Snooker Clubs

Following our previous statements with regards to the re-opening of UK snooker clubs we can now provide a further update following developments today (Monday 6th July). In recent weeks, working with the independent All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Snooker we have sought urgent clarity from the UK government through its Department for Digital, ... More

WPBSA / EPSB Statement: Re-Opening of UK Snooker Clubs

Further to our previous statement of 23 June, together with the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Snooker, we have since continued to seek further clarification from both the Department for Media Culture and Sport and the Sports Minister’s office in respect of the proposed re-opening of snooker clubs in the UK. Having carefully studied the wording of ... More

WPBSA Statement

We have noted the announcements by Prime Minister Boris Johnson detailing the planned relaxation of current ‘lockdown’ restrictions within the United Kingdom over the coming weeks. Together with the independent All-Party Parliamentary Group for Snooker we have been engaged in regular dialogue with the government, including the submission of proposals ... More

WPBSA Update on Re-Opening of Snooker Clubs in England

The potential date for the re-opening of snooker clubs in England was discussed in London last Thursday (4 June) at a meeting organised by the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Snooker between WPBSA Chairman Jason Ferguson and UK Minister for Sport, Tourism and Heritage Nigel Huddleston MP. The meeting took place during a week which saw the return of ... More

WPBSA Proposals Submitted to Parliament for Re-Opening of UK Snooker Facilities

The Chairman of the UK Parliament’s All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG), Lincoln MP Karl McCartney, has today submitted to the Sports Minister proposals for the re-opening of snooker clubs. The proposals incorporate guidance for club owners and staff to be able to operate as sporting facilities by providing a safe and controlled environment for ... More

Parliamentary Snooker Group Chairman Praises WPBSA Response to COVID-19

The Co-Chairman of the UK Parliament’s All-Party Group for Snooker, Lincoln MP Karl McCartney has spoken about the impressive response by WPBSA to the restrictions required in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. The All-Party Parliamentary Group for Snooker comprises MPs and Peers from any political party and exists solely to support the sport of snooker... More