City Regions Transport APPG

First Registered: 13/11/2015 • Last updated on: 17/11/2021

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To promote parliamentary debate and promote discussion of transport issues in the metropolitan areas.

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Recent Documents related to City Regions Transport

1. Aberdeen City Region - written evidence
03/09/2019 - Inquiry: Regional Imbalances in the UK Economy - Treasury Committee
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Found: Written evidence - Aberdeen City RegionWritten evidence submitted by Aberdeen City Region partners (RDE0047) Note:

2. PM announces ten cities shortlisted for major transport funding across England
27/09/2018 - Department for Transport
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Found: PM announces ten cities shortlisted for major transport funding across England - GOV.UK

3. Abellio UK - written evidence
15/10/2018 - Inquiry: Health of the bus market - Transport Committee
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Found: (BHC0075)  Introduction Abellio is a leading public transport company, with the goal of delivering easier journeys

4. Transforming Cities Fund
30/07/2021 - Department for Transport
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Found: sustainable transport infrastructure in English cities. From: Department for Transport Published

5. Job quality in city regions across the UK: 2018
04/12/2019 - Office for National Statistics
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Found: Job quality in city regions across the UK: 2018 - GOV.UK

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to City Regions Transport

1. Regional Transport Infrastructure
05/03/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: this House has considered investment in regional transport infrastructure.It is a pleasure to serve - Speech Link
2: commit to and invest in schemes that will benefit regions? For example, the western rail link to Heathrow—which - Speech Link

2. Devolution: English Cities
17/07/2019 - Grand Committee

1: linked, interdependent and entwined. There is the city of excellence: great entrepreneurs, world-class - Speech Link
2: colleagues, were determined to demonstrate that the city deals were not the only model for decentralisation - Speech Link
3: go back a long way. I was the leader of Newcastle City Council during both periods in which he was Secretary - Speech Link

3. Capital Infrastructure Projects: Bristol
14/10/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: is very keen to promote what he calls the “One City” approach. It is not the job of one organisation - Speech Link

4. Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham and Sheffield Combined Authority (Functions and Amendment) Order 2020
24/07/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: Sheffield City Region. It confers powers on the mayor and combined authority relating to transport; education; - Speech Link
2: non-remunerated interest as chair of the Sheffield City Partnership board. I very strongly welcome this - Speech Link
3: the noble Lord, Lord Blunkett. His city, Sheffield, is a great city which has been an integral part of - Speech Link

5. North of England: Transport Infrastructure
20/05/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: few more important elements of that agenda than transport. It is critical if we want to grow our national - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to City Regions Transport
1. Transport: Leeds City Region
asked by: Hilary Benn
06/03/2020
... when he plans to make a decision on the Leeds City Region Transforming Cities Fund bid.

2. Shipping: Polar Regions
asked by: Matthew Offord
12/09/2018
... if he will seek a change through the International Maritime Organisation to ban ships from using heavy fuel oil when travelling in the Arctic and Antarctic regions.

3. City Deals: Sheffield City Region
asked by: Dan Jarvis
15/01/2021
... whether the remaining £50 million awarded to the Sheffield City Region as part of its City Deal has been approved.

4. City Deals: Sheffield City Region
asked by: Dan Jarvis
02/02/2021
... what proportion of the City Deal allocation he plans to make available in the next financial year.

5. City Deals
asked by: Anthony Browne
04/02/2020
... which City Deal areas fall wholly or in part within Combined Authority areas.

Latest Questions
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Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Mr Clive Betts MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 5114.

Email: officeofclivebettsmp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Jonathan Bray, Urban Transport Group, 40-50 Wellington Street, Leeds LS1 2DE. Tel: 0113 251 7445

Email: jonathan.bray@urbantransportgroup.org

Secretariat:

Urban Transport Group acts as the group's secretariat. http://www.urbantransportgroup.org/

Group's Website:

http://www.urbantransportgroup.org/

Benefits in Kind
Date
22 Jan 2021
Source
Urban Transport Group
Description
Secretariat   From : 22/01/2021 To : 21/01/2022
Value
£1,501
Date
22 Jan 2020
Source
Urban Transport Group
Description
Secretariat   From : 22/01/2020 To : 21/01/2021
Value
£1,501
Date
31 Jan 2019
Source
Urban Transport Group
Description
Secretariat   From : 31/01/2019 To : 30/01/2020
Value
£1,501
Date
31 Jan 2018
Source
Urban Transport Group
Description
Secretariat   From : 31/01/2018 To : 30/01/2019
Value
£1,501
Date
14 Jun 2016
Source
Urban Transport Group
Description
Secretariat   From : 14/06/2016 To : 14/06/2017
Value
£1,501
Date
16 Jun 2015
Source
PTEG (Passenger Transport Executive Group)
Description
Secretariat   From : 16/06/2015 To : 31/12/2015
Value
£1,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the City Regions Transport APPG

Former APPG Officers
Graham Stringer Portrait
Graham Stringer
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Blackley and Broughton
Joined: 13th November 2015
Departed: 2nd June 2021
Greg Mulholland Portrait
Greg Mulholland
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Former Member for Leeds North West
Joined: 13th November 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Bradley Portrait
Lord Bradley
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 13th November 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Adam Afriyie Portrait
Adam Afriyie
Vice Chair
Conservative - Windsor
Joined: 13th November 2015
Departed: 3rd June 2016