Black Country APPG

First Registered: 08/04/2020 • Last updated on: 10/03/2021

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To recognise and address the economic barriers to growth that the region faces, promoting its significance as a sub-region and raising its importance to key stakeholders.

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 Black Country

1. Black Country Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) - written evidence
03/09/2019 - Inquiry: Regional Imbalances in the UK Economy - Treasury Committee
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Found: evidence - Black Country Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP)Written evidence submitted by Black Country LEP (RDE0018)Executive

2. Introduce more education on black history to British schools
02/06/2020 - Petitions

Found: in this country aren’t taught enough on Black history across the world and in our own country. The curriculum

3. Change the national curriculum so Black history is embedded into the whole year
15/10/2020 - Petitions

Found: only having one month of the year dedicated to our black history, I want the Government to change our national

4. Midlands: Growth Deals
09/03/2017 - Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
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Found: GROWTH DEALS 3 FACTSHEET Black Country Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) 1. How much

5. RELOCATION OF THE BLACK COUNTRY BUGLE
18/05/2016 - Early Day Motions

Found: opposes the decision to move the offices of the Black Country Bugle newspaper from Dudley to Tamworth; recognises

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Black Country

1. Black History Month
20/10/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: beg to move,That this House has considered Black History Month.I thank the Backbench Business - Speech Link

2. History Curriculum: Black History
08/09/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: History of Black People in Britain”. Black and minority ethnic communities have roots in this country going - Speech Link
2: to understand that the racism and injustice that black and other ethnic minorities were subjected to in - Speech Link

3. Public Order
08/06/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: over his senseless killing, the inequality that black people can sadly still face, and the deep-seated - Speech Link
2: experiences and family legacies of the prejudice that black people in the United Kingdom face have bravely stepped - Speech Link

4. Public Order
09/06/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: over his senseless killing, the inequality that black people can sadly still face, and the deep-seated - Speech Link
2: over his senseless killing, the inequality that black people can sadly still face, and the deep-seated - Speech Link
3: to the authorities, because we live in a great country where our right to protest and to have our voice - Speech Link

5. Covid-19: BAME Communities
18/06/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: concerned about the level of deaths from covid-19 among Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities; notes that - Speech Link
2: concerned about the level of deaths from covid-19 among Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities; notes that - Speech Link
3: to work. Let me give a couple more examples. Two black employees in London, a taxi driver and one transport - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Black Country
1. Black Curriculum
asked by: Virendra Sharma
08/07/2020
... how many requests he has received to meet with the The Black Curriculum; and what plans he has to meet with that organisation.

2. Black Curriculum
asked by: Harriet Harman
13/07/2020
... if he will implement the recommendations of the Black Curriculum.

3. Black Economy
asked by: Chris Ruane
01/03/2018
... what recent estimate his Department has made of the number of workers employed in the UK shadow economy.

4. Black Economy
asked by: Chris Ruane
23/02/2018
... what recent estimate he has made of the size of the UK shadow economy as a percentage of GDP.

5. Black Economy: Coronavirus
asked by: Lord Truscott
07/04/2020
... pharmaceuticals and other essential supplies as a result of any shortage in such supplies due to COVID-19.

Latest Questions
5 Current APPG Officers
Pat McFadden Portrait
Pat McFadden
Deputy Chair
Labour - Wolverhampton South East
Joined: 8th April 2020
Shaun Bailey Portrait
Shaun Bailey
Vice Chair
Conservative - West Bromwich West
Joined: 8th April 2020
No other APPG Memberships
Marco Longhi Portrait
Marco Longhi
Vice Chair
Conservative - Dudley North
Joined: 8th April 2020
Stuart Anderson Portrait
Stuart Anderson
Vice Chair
Conservative - Wolverhampton South West
Joined: 8th April 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Mike Wood MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 6982.

Email: mike.wood.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Neil Anderson, Black Country Chamber of Commerce. Tel: 0330 024 0820

Email: appg@blackcountrychamber.co.uk

Secretariat:

Black Country Chamber of Commerce acts as the group's secretariat. https://www.blackcountrychamber.co.uk/

Group's Website:

https://www.blackcountrychamber.co.uk/appg/

Benefits in Kind
Date
25 Feb 2020
Source
Black Country Chamber of Commerce
Description
Secretariat   From : 25/02/2020 To : 24/02/2021
Value
£7,501
Date
25 Feb 2020
Source
Black Country Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Description
Secretariat   From : 25/02/2020 To : 24/02/2021
Value
£7,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Black Country APPG