Bridge APPG

First Registered: 21/07/2016 • Last updated on: 10/03/2021

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To develop awareness of the benefits of bridge, with particular reference to the ways in which it can develop skills in young people, and help those who are retired or about to retire.

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Recent Documents related to Bridge

1. Return of stolen assets confiscated by the UK: agreement between the UK and Nigeria
19/03/2021 - Crown Prosecution Service (CPS)
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Found: Estimated Completion Date: July 2022 2. Second Niger Bridge Contract size: 206.2bn Type: Greenfield Amount

2. Return of stolen assets confiscated by the UK: agreement between the UK and Nigeria
19/03/2021 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: Estimated Completion Date: July 2022 2. Second Niger Bridge Contract size: 206.2bn Type: Greenfield Amount

3. A14 Orwell Bridge closures
13/11/2018 - Highways England
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Found: Orwell Bridge closure protocol summary This document is a summary of the full Orwell Bridge closure

4. Impose safety restrictions on Chelsea Bridge
05/04/2021 - Petitions

Found: Introduce speed cameras on Chelsea bridge 2. Red line on both sides of bridge to restrict parking at all times

5. QEII Bridge, Dartford crossing
07/02/2019 - Highways England
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Found: Registered office Bridge House, 1 Walnut Tree Close, Guildford GU1 4LZ Highways England Company

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Bridge

1. Hammersmith Bridge
03/03/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: Government funding for the repair of Hammersmith Bridge.It is a great pleasure to see you in the - Speech Link

2. Hammersmith Bridge
14/04/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: mine throughout south and west London. Hammersmith bridge has been closed for over two years. In that time - Speech Link
2: the upkeep of the bridge lies with Hammersmith and Fulham Council, which owns the bridge and has responsibility - Speech Link
3: but that is absolutely not the case. Hammersmith bridge is a unique historical structure with a unique - Speech Link

3. Orwell Bridge Closures during High Winds
03/12/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: the first Adjournment debate.The Orwell bridge, constructed between 1979 and 1982 and opened in - Speech Link

4. Hammersmith Bridge
07/01/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: either on the local authorities adjacent to the bridge or on Transport for London? Should not the Government’s - Speech Link
2: resources, or perhaps the skills, to repair the bridge on its own. As it is an asset that benefits a wider - Speech Link
3: live only a few yards from the end of Hammersmith Bridge? During the election campaign, quite a number of - Speech Link

5. Cleveland Bridge: Weight Limit
17/11/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: granted this debate on the future of Cleveland bridge, which is of high importance for my constituents - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Bridge
1. Hammersmith Bridge
asked by: Vince Cable
01/05/2019
... if he will bring together the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham and Transport for London to establish how to reopen Hammersmith bridge as quickly as possible.

2. Hammersmith Bridge
asked by: Vince Cable
01/05/2019
... whether his Department has received information on the structural state of Hammersmith bridge from the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham.

3. Hammersmith Bridge
asked by: Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park
24/04/2019
... if he will take steps to ensure that Hammersmith Bridge can safely reopen as soon as possible.

4. Hammersmith Bridge
asked by: Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park
24/04/2019
... whether he has had discussions with representatives of Hammersmith and Fulham Council on their prioritising maintenance of repairs of Hammersmith Bridge; and if he will make a statement.

5. Shotley Bridge Hospital
asked by: Richard Holden
18/05/2020
... what the annual cost of maintenance and repairs is for Shotley Bridge Hospital in the most recent period for which information is available.

Latest Questions
5 Current APPG Officers
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Bob Blackman MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 7082.

Email: bob.blackman.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Baroness Henig, House of Lords, London SW1A 0AA

Email: henigr@parliament.uk

No benefits in kind are on record for the Bridge APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Bridge APPG

Former APPG Officers
Baroness Howe of Idlicote Portrait
Baroness Howe of Idlicote
Treasurer
Crossbench - Retired on 2 June 2020
Joined: 8th April 2020
Departed: 20th May 2020
No other APPG Memberships
Baroness Byford Portrait
Baroness Byford
Secretary
Conservative - Retired on 5 May 2020
Joined: 11th September 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Harrison Portrait
Lord Harrison
Vice Chair
Labour - Leave of Absence - 15 February 2021
Joined: 21st July 2016
Departed: 31st July 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Skelmersdale Portrait
Lord Skelmersdale
Vice Chair
Conservative - Deceased - 31 October 2018
Joined: 21st July 2016
Departed: 10th October 2018
No other APPG Memberships
Baroness Sharples Portrait
Baroness Sharples
Vice Chair
Conservative - Retired on 18 December 2017
Joined: 21st July 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Baroness Oppenheim-Barnes Portrait
Baroness Oppenheim-Barnes
Vice Chair
Conservative - Retired on 25 February 2019
Joined: 21st July 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Fabian Hamilton Portrait
Fabian Hamilton
Vice Chair
Labour - Leeds North East
Joined: 21st July 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017