Business Travel APPG

First Registered: 24/09/2020 • Last updated on: 10/03/2021

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To champion the UK business travel sector and to raise awareness of its contribution to the UK economy, and as a driver of international trade.

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Recent Documents related to Business Travel

1. DFID: senior officials’ meetings, business expenses and hospitality, April to June 2020
24/11/2020 - Department for International Development
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Found: meetings, business expenses and hospitality, April to June 2020 Data on senior officials’ business expenses

2. DFID: senior officials’ meetings, business expenses and hospitality, July to September 2020
16/02/2021 - Department for International Development
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Found: data DFID: senior officials’ meetings, business expenses and hospitality, July to September 2020

3. Package holidays: complying with regulations - guidance for businesses
08/03/2021 - Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
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Found: Package Travel and Linked Travel Arrangements Regulations 2018. From: Department for Business, Energy

4. Travel Agent 1
07/02/2020 - Competition and Markets Authority (CMA)
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Found: OF HEARING WITH TRAVEL AGENT 1 HELD ON 17 OCTOBER 2019 Services provided Travel Agent 1 ( TA1 )

5. DFID: senior officials’ meetings, business expenses and hospitality, July to September 2018
19/12/2018 - Department for International Development
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Found: DFID: senior officials’ meetings, business expenses and hospitality, July to September 2018

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Business Travel

1. European Travel on Parliamentary Business (House of Lords Commission Report)
07/10/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: House of Lords Commission European travel on Parliamentary business (3rd Report, HL Paper 423) be agreed - Speech Link
2: agree changes relating to European travel on parliamentary business within the scheme of financial support - Speech Link

2. Covid-19: Vaccination Passport
24/02/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: in the United Kingdom and one that would allow travel overseas, such as the one I have for yellow fever - Speech Link
2: My Lords, I understand the frustration of the travel, hospitality and leisure industries that want to - Speech Link
3: and sustainable return to international travel for business and pleasure. To achieve this, my colleagues - Speech Link

3. Travel Agents
23/11/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: street travel agents; and what plans they have to appoint a Minister to be responsible for the travel sector - Speech Link
2: conditions for those in the sector. High street travel agents have, of course, been able to access the - Speech Link
3: Minister agree that it is unacceptable that some travel agents should still be holding back on refunding - Speech Link

4. Package Travel and Linked Travel Arrangements (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018
28/11/2018 - Lords Chamber

1: Lordships’ House today.The Package Travel and Linked Travel Arrangements Regulations 2018 were debated - Speech Link
2: impact on small businesses and traders in the travel business as a result of this. The key point is that - Speech Link

5. Future of the Coach Industry
10/12/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: chairmanship, Dr Huq. I record my thanks to the Backbench Business Committee and my good and honourable Friend the - Speech Link
2: of tourism, leisure and hospitality or essential travel. I expect many in the industry would agree with - Speech Link
3: For instance, over the past six years, Grange Travel has invested over £6 million in upgrading its fleet - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Business Travel
1. Business Travel: Coronavirus
asked by: Stephen Hammond
17/06/2020
... what discussions the Government has had with representatives of the business travel sector during the covid-19 outbreak.

2. Business Travel: Coronavirus
asked by: Jim McMahon
14/01/2021
... when the Government last reviewed the merits of its decision to exempt high value business travellers from existing covid-19 quarantine restrictions for international arrivals in England.

3. Business Travel: EU Countries
asked by: Tom Brake
12/07/2018
... what assessment he has made of the extent to which (a) increased (i) levels of administration and (ii) costs will be incurred and (b) visas will be required to undertake business travel between the UK and the EU after the UK has left the EU.

4. Aviation and Business Travel: Coronavirus
asked by: Rebecca Long Bailey
22/10/2020
... if he will provide sector specific financial support for (a) businesses and (b) employees operating in the (i) aviation industry and (ii) business travel sector in response to the covid-19 pandemic.

5. Travel
asked by: Ian Lavery
24/07/2019
... what assessment his Department has made of the potential effects of the UK leaving the EU (a) with and (b) without a deal on inter-continental travel.

Latest Questions
6 Current APPG Officers
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Stephen Hammond MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 3401.

Email: stephen.hammond.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Clive Wratten, Business Travel Association, Butler House, 177–178 Tottenham Court Rd, London W1T 7NY. Tel: 020 3657 7010

Email: info@thebta.org

No benefits in kind are on record for the Business Travel APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Business Travel APPG