Ceramics APPG

First Registered: 16/03/2016 • Last updated on: 21/04/2021

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To broaden the understanding of ceramic manufacturing in the UK among parliamentarians, to promote ceramic manufacturing as an asset within the UK economy, and to provide a forum for parliamentary discussion on the issues impacting the industry.

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 Ceramics

1. Boosting ceramics trade is a top priority, says Dr Liam Fox
31/01/2019 - Department for International Trade
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Found: Boosting ceramics trade is a top priority, says Dr Liam Fox - GOV

2. CH2 3PH, Thermal Ceramics UK Limited: permit surrender issued - EPR/AP3137HG/S003
26/02/2021 - Environment Agency (EA)
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Found: Notice CH2 3PH, Thermal Ceramics UK Limited: permit surrender issued - EPR/AP3137HG/S003

3. Trade remedies notice: anti-dumping duty on ceramics tiles originating in the People's Republic of China
31/12/2020 - Trade Remedies Investigations Directorate (TRID)
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Found: Trade remedies notice: anti-dumping duty on ceramics tiles originating in the People's Republic of

4. Trade remedies notice: anti-dumping duty on ceramics tiles originating in the People's Republic of China
31/12/2020 - Department for International Trade
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Found: Trade remedies notice: anti-dumping duty on ceramics tiles originating in the People's Republic of

5. Business competitiveness in industrial sectors and the role of carbon pricing policy in the UK
24/08/2020 - Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
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Found: April 2020 Annex A: Application to the Ceramics Sector An a pplication of the ‚step approach™ developed

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Recent Speeches related to Ceramics

1. UK Research Centre for Ceramics
21/02/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: manufacturing industry, and particularly so for ceramics. In raising a debate on the Adjournment, I follow - Speech Link
2: those trade remedies that would ensure that the ceramics industry continued to receive those protections - Speech Link

2. Ceramics (Country of Origin Marking)
04/09/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: honour of being chair of the all-party group on ceramics. However, my biggest privilege is to represent - Speech Link

3. Small Business Exports
20/03/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: world-class goods that we make, most famously in the ceramics industry, of course, but also in many other areas - Speech Link
2: Systems. Another example is that of Mantec Technical Ceramics, which the Department has helped on its journey - Speech Link

4. International Trade
27/02/2019 - Ministerial Corrections

1: practices for important industries such as steel and ceramics.[Official Report, 25 February 2019, Vol - Speech Link
2: practices for important industries such as steel and ceramics. - Speech Link

5. Education Standards: Stoke-on-Trent
18/06/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: skills and productivity of a city on the up, with a ceramics industry and a wider creative and advanced manufacturing - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Ceramics
1. Ceramics
asked by: Jonathan Gullis
23/09/2020
... what steps his Department is taking to support research and development in ceramics.

2. Ceramics: Coronavirus
asked by: Jonathan Gullis
15/09/2020
... what steps his Department is taking to support ceramic businesses affected by the covid-19 outbreak.

3. Ceramics: Coronavirus
asked by: Jonathan Gullis
28/04/2020
... what steps his Department is taking to support the ceramics industry during the covid-10 outbreak.

4. Ceramics: Exports
asked by: Jim Shannon
09/01/2020
... what plans the Government has to support ceramic producers to increase exports after the UK leaves the EU.

5. Ceramics: Staffordshire
asked by: Paul Farrelly
17/10/2019
... what recent steps he has taken to ensure that ceramics companies in North Staffordshire are able to avoid (a) delays in transferring raw materials to factories and (b) incurring additional costs when exporting goods in the event that the UK leaves the EU without a deal.

Latest Questions
5 Current APPG Officers
Jonathan Gullis Portrait
Jonathan Gullis
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Stoke-on-Trent North
Joined: 8th April 2020
Stephanie Peacock Portrait
Stephanie Peacock
Vice Chair
Labour - Barnsley East
Joined: 8th April 2020
5 APPG Memberships
Belgium , Industrial Heritage , Luxembourg , Oracy , Parkrun
Jack Brereton Portrait
Jack Brereton
Treasurer
Conservative - Stoke-on-Trent South
Joined: 11th September 2019
Aaron Bell Portrait
Aaron Bell
Secretary
Conservative - Newcastle-under-Lyme
Joined: 8th April 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Jonathan Gullis MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 0207 219 3000.

Email: jonathan.gullis.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Rachel Timmins, British Ceramic Confederation, Federation House, Station Road, Stoke-On-Trent ST4 2SA. Tel: 01782 572 850

Email: rachelt@ceramfed.co.uk

Group's Website:

https://www.ceramfed.co.uk/key-topics/all-party-parliamentary-group-for-ceramics/

Benefits in Kind
Date
11 Jul 2017
Source
British Ceramics Confederation
Description
Secretariat   From : 11/07/2017 To : 10/07/2018
Value
£3,001
Date
7 Mar 2017
Source
British Ceramics Confederation
Description
Secretariat   From : 07/03/2017 To : 05/03/2018
Value
£1,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Ceramics APPG

Former APPG Officers
Ruth Smeeth Portrait
Ruth Smeeth
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Former Member for Stoke-on-Trent North
Joined: 16th March 2016
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Jeremy Lefroy Portrait
Jeremy Lefroy
Treasurer
Conservative - Former Member for Stafford
Joined: 16th March 2016
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Angela Smith Portrait
Angela Smith
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Former Member for Penistone and Stocksbridge
Joined: 11th September 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Baroness Golding Portrait
Baroness Golding
Vice-Chair (Lords)
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 29th March 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
Gareth Snell Portrait
Gareth Snell
Secretary
Labour (Co-op) - Former Member for Stoke-on-Trent Central
Joined: 29th March 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
James Cleverly Portrait
James Cleverly
Vice-Chair
Conservative - Braintree
Joined: 29th March 2017
Departed: 31st July 2019
1 APPG Membership
Showing Racism the Red Card
Robert Flello Portrait
Robert Flello
Treasurer
Labour - Former Member for Stoke-on-Trent South
Joined: 16th March 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Wendy Morton Portrait
Wendy Morton
Vice Chair
Conservative - Aldridge-Brownhills
Joined: 16th March 2016
Departed: 15th February 2017
No other APPG Memberships