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Mr Charles Crickett

Former MP for Ipswich (25 Jun 1784 – 31 Dec 1803)

Mr Robert Crickett

Former MP for Ipswich (6 May 1807 – 30 Jun 1820)

Results 1–20 of 3000 for cricket

Scottish Parliament: Scottish Women and Girls in Sport Week (2 Oct 2019)

Brian Whittle: ...the races of the men at the Olympics, which shows that women’s sport has come a long way. I should also mention how women’s rugby and women’s football have come on, along with women’s cricket and women’s golf. They are starting to make inroads in terms of getting more media coverage, although there is a lot more to be done in that respect. A lot has happened even in my lifetime....

No-Deal Brexit: Short Positions Against the Pound (30 Sep 2019)

Peter Grant: How does the Minister defend a situation in which anyone who is caught insider gambling deliberately to fix the result of a game of cricket goes to jail, but anyone who is insider gambling deliberately to crash the economy is likely to end up in the House of Lords?

Girls’ Education: Business of the House (5 Sep 2019)

Jacob Rees-Mogg: ...event, and I know that many people will enjoy watching it, and we should absolutely encourage people to participate. I think, Mr Speaker, that your predilection is for tennis, and mine is for cricket, so there are many sports that people will be interested in.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Gun Sports: Commonwealth Games (5 Sep 2019)

Nigel Adams: .... It also considered submissions from each of the sports concerned. Based on the conclusions from the review, the Organising Committee’s recommendation was to support the inclusion of Women’s Cricket, Beach Volleyball and Para Table Tennis, but not to add Shooting or Archery to the programme for Birmingham.This recommendation was subsequently approved by the CGF Executive Board, and...

Spending Round 2019 (4 Sep 2019)

Sajid Javid: ...a huge boost for the west midlands, and I would like to congratulate Andy Street on the leadership he has shown in that region. One of my personal highlights of the summer was meeting the England cricket team in the Downing Street gardens. That world cup winning side showed us the importance not just of talent and hard work, but of diversity—a skipper from Ireland, a bowler from...

European Union (Withdrawal) (3 Sep 2019)

Jacob Rees-Mogg: On 16 August, I was at Lords watching a game of cricket, unless it was one of the days when it rained. On the WTO issue, our trade with the United States on WTO terms—I know that the hon. Gentleman is expert in these matters—has grown faster since the creation of the single market than our trade with European Union.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Listed Events (30 Jul 2019)

Lord Storey: To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to include (1) the International Cricket Council Cricket World Cup, and (2) women’s world cup sporting events in the list of listed sporting events.

Summer Adjournment (25 Jul 2019)

Siobhain McDonagh:, feeding 280,000 children each school day. I am lucky enough to have 10 schools in my constituency in the scheme: Bond; Lonesome; Liberty; St Marks; William Morris; St Peter and Paul’s; Cricket Green: St Thomas of Canterbury; Melrose and the SMART Centre. Some 1,530 children benefit from this scheme each day in Mitcham and Morden, but thousands of others also benefit. An...

Birmingham Commonwealth Games Bill [HL] - Report: Amendment 1 (24 Jul 2019)

Lord Stevenson of Balmacara: ...if we restrict our concern to how the Games are received across the country, and indeed across the world, and do not think about the broadcasting element. This issue came up recently in relation to cricket but it has much wider resonance. The way that this country deals with listed events sometimes runs counter to a common-sense approach to what should be available to people, particularly...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Schools: Cricket (24 Jul 2019)

Andrew Rosindell: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps he is taking to increase participation in cricket in state schools.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Cricket: Sportsgrounds (22 Jul 2019)

Mike Amesbury: To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what estimate his Department has made of the number of cricket pitches that have been sold for (a) housing development and (b) other commercial development since 2010.

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (17 Jul 2019)

Theresa May: ...who took part in what was a great weekend of sport. In particular, we congratulate Lewis Hamilton on his record sixth win in the British grand prix. On Monday, I was able to welcome England’s cricket team to Downing Street, following their brilliant performance in winning the cricket world cup. As I said to them, they are a team that reflects the very best of modern Britain and a team...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Sports: Public Participation (16 Jul 2019)

Mims Davies: ...the BBC Connected Sport app, this will allow greater access for fans across the country to view sport. Government also welcomes the decision by Sky to show the final of the 2019 Cricket World Cup on free-to-air television (Channel 4 and More 4), giving millions of viewers the opportunity to unite behind the England team. Sport England is investing over £1.2bn in grassroots sport over...

Northern Ireland Motorsport Taskforce Report (15 Jul 2019)

John Penrose: ..., to use his phrase, they have not necessarily had time to get off the dance floor and think about how they might promote what they love to a broader audience. Yesterday’s amazing victory in the cricket world cup has probably brought cricket to a wider audience in this country—to many people who would not necessarily have given it the time of day on Saturday, but are newly enthused...

BBC — [Phil Wilson in the Chair] (15 Jul 2019)

John Grogan: ...Jones), who always speaks with such style and panache, which we can only envy, whatever the subject. Given that it is a summers’ evening and we have hardly mentioned the great triumph in the cricket world cup yesterday, which was broadcast by “Test Match Special”, I want to find reasons to be cheerful, cherish the BBC and suggest some interventions to help not only the BBC but other...

Northern Ireland (Executive Formation) Bill - Committee: Amendment 6 (15 Jul 2019)

Lord Anderson of Ipswich: ...for the express purpose of achieving a no-deal Brexit to which Parliament is opposed. I am no enthusiast for procedural gambits—today of all days, we should be wary of anything that is not cricket—but to my mind these amendments are abundantly justified by the extraordinary gravity of what is apparently being contemplated. This would not be a standard prorogation of Parliament. The...

Childhood Obesity - Question (15 Jul 2019)

Lord Addington: My Lords, does the Minister not agree that activity is an important part of tackling obesity? We have had some wonderful examples of sporting success in women’s football, cricket, netball and other activities at the moment. What are we going to do to make sure that these examples of sporting success are fed down to children and made available on free-to-air when possible?

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Disclosure and Barring Service (15 Jul 2019)

Tracey Crouch: Already this phenomenal summer of sport will have inspired many children to play football, tennis and cricket, with netball, golf and rugby still to come, but there are still failings in our safeguarding processes, including the DBS checks. I worked extremely hard with the excellent Minister on this policy. The main issue remains broadening the remit of the Sexual Offences Act 2003 to...

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Violent Crime: Young People (15 Jul 2019)

John Bercow: Of course we all join in the celebration of the power of sport as a positive force, be it, for example, tennis, cricket or indeed football. [Interruption.] And lots of other sports to boot—netball, hockey, rounders and athletics. We also celebrate those who teach sport, and those who broadcast it and write about it, one of whom I spy not very far from me at this every moment—the great...

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