Climate Change APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 14/07/2021

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To run events and activities in parliament with the purpose of advancing understanding of policy issues surrounding climate change and enabling cross-party discussion and action on climate policy.

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 Climate Change

1. Climate Change Levy return
12/05/2020 - HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC)
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Found: Form Climate Change Levy return Use this form to complete your Climate Change Levy return

2. A changing climate: exploring the implications of climate change for UK defence and security
29/10/2020 - Ministry of Defence
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Found: Guidance A changing climate: exploring the implications of climate change for UK defence and security

3. Climate Outreach - written evidence
06/03/2019 - Inquiry: UK aid for combating climate change - International Development Committee
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Found: evidence - Climate Outreach Submission of evidence to the International Development Committee by Climate Outreach Climate

4. Interministerial Group for Net Zero, Energy and Climate Change: communiqués
08/07/2021 - Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
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Found: Interministerial Group for Net Zero, Energy and Climate Change: communiqués A note of the meetings held

5. Interministerial Group for Net Zero, Energy and Climate Change: communiqués
08/07/2021 - Northern Ireland Executive
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Found: Interministerial Group for Net Zero, Energy and Climate Change: communiqués A note of the meetings held

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Climate Change

1. Climate Justice
04/02/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: to move,That this House has considered climate justice.It is a pleasure to serve under - Speech Link
2: New Zealand Government have awarded visas for climate refugees so that they can live in New Zealand, - Speech Link
3: point. I certainly think that in the wake of the climate crisis we have to reassess our definition of economic - Speech Link

2. Occupational Pension Schemes (Climate Change Governance and Reporting) Regulations 2021
05/07/2021 - Grand Committee

1: consider the Occupational Pension Schemes (Climate Change Governance and Reporting) Regulations 2021 - Speech Link
2: Lords, the draft Occupational Pension Schemes (Climate Change Governance and Reporting) Regulations 2021 - Speech Link

3. Net Zero Test
22/07/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: they have made of the recommendation of the Climate Change Committee that all government policies should - Speech Link
2: includes two Cabinet Committees, one of which, the Climate Action Strategy Committee, is chaired by the Prime - Speech Link
3: of the action needed to avert catastrophic climate change. Do the Government accept the need highlighted - Speech Link

4. International Climate Action
26/09/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: permission, I would like to make a statement on the UN climate action summit in New York that took place on Monday - Speech Link

5. Climate and Ecological Emergency: UK’s Response
09/02/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: declared a climate and nature emergency, and more than one year since Parliament last debated the climate and - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Climate Change
1. Climate Change
asked by: Ruth Jones
15/01/2021
... what steps his Department is taking to tackle climate change.

2. Climate Change
asked by: Ruth Jones
12/01/2021
... what fiscal steps he is taking to tackle climate change.

3. Climate Change
asked by: Nadia Whittome
16/12/2020
... how much money from the public purse has been spent on nature based solutions to climate change in each of the last five years.

4. Climate Change
asked by: Helen Hayes
15/12/2020
... Communities and Local Government and (b) local authority leaders on support for councils’ programmes for tackling climate change and improving climate resilience.

5. Climate Change
asked by: Alan Brown
30/09/2020
... what the definition of the target period of well ahead of COP26 is; and what progress he has made on submission of a Nationally Determined Contribution.

Latest Questions
12 Current APPG Officers
Stephen Doughty Portrait
Stephen Doughty
Vice Chair
Labour (Co-op) - Cardiff South and Penarth
Joined: 21st July 2016
Barry Gardiner Portrait
Barry Gardiner
Vice Chair
Labour - Brent North
Joined: 21st July 2016
Daisy Cooper Portrait
Daisy Cooper
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - St Albans
Joined: 24th February 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Caroline Lucas MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 7025.

Email: caroline.lucas.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Jacob Ainscough , Policy Connect Ltd, CAN Mezzanine, 7-14 Great Dover Street, London SE1 4YR. Tel: 020 7202 8572

Email: jacob.ainscough@policyconnect.org.uk

Secretariat:

Policy Connect Ltd acts as the group's secretariat. http://www.policyconnect.org.uk/

Group's Website:

http://www.policyconnect.org.uk/appccg/home

Benefits in Kind
Date
20 Jan 2021
Source
Policy Connect Ltd
Description
Policy Connect Ltd is paid by the following to act as the group's secretariat: Natural Environment Research Council, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Manchester Metropolitan University, University of Leeds, Imperial College London, University of Sheffield, University of Warwick, University of Durham   From : 20/01/2021 To : 19/01/2022
Value
£61,501
Date
20 Jan 2020
Source
Policy Connect Ltd
Description
Policy Connect Ltd is paid by the following to act as the group's secretariat: Natural Environment Research Council, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Manchester Metropolitan University, University of Leeds, Imperial College London, University of Sheffield, University of Warwick, University of Durham   From : 20/01/2020 To : 19/01/2021
Value
£69,001
Date
20 Jan 2020
Source
Policy Connect Ltd
Description
Secretariat   From : 20/01/2020 To : 19/01/2021   Cost Met : Policy Connect Ltd is paid by Natural Environment Research Council and PricewaterhouseCoopers to act as the group's secretariat.
Value
£51,001
Date
4 Jul 2019
Source
Policy Connect
Description
Secretariat   From : 04/07/2019 To : 03/07/2020
Value
£33,001
Date
4 Jul 2018
Source
Policy Connect
Description
Secretariat   From : 04/07/2018 To : 03/07/2019
Value
£12,001
Date
4 Jul 2017
Source
Policy Connect
Description
Secretariat   From : 04/07/2017 To : 03/07/2018
Value
£9,001

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Climate Change APPG

Former APPG Officers
Lord Oxburgh Portrait
Lord Oxburgh
Vice Chair
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 10th March 2021
1 APPG Membership
Energy Studies
Clive Lewis Portrait
Clive Lewis
Vice Chair
Labour - Norwich South
Joined: 21st July 2016
Departed: 10th March 2021
Stephen Gethins Portrait
Stephen Gethins
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - Former Member for North East Fife
Joined: 21st July 2016
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Antoinette Sandbach Portrait
Antoinette Sandbach
Officer
Liberal Democrat - Former Member for Eddisbury
Joined: 18th July 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Earl of Selborne Portrait
Earl of Selborne
Officer
Non-affiliated - Retired on 26 March 2020
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Richard Harrington Portrait
Richard Harrington
Officer
Conservative - Former Member for Watford
Joined: 31st July 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Robert Courts Portrait
Robert Courts
Officer
Conservative - Witney
Joined: 31st July 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
1 APPG Membership
Italy
Simon Clarke Portrait
Simon Clarke
Officer
Conservative - Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland
Joined: 31st July 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Vicky Ford Portrait
Vicky Ford
Officer
Conservative - Chelmsford
Joined: 31st July 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
1 APPG Membership
Energy Studies
Albert Owen Portrait
Albert Owen
Officer
Labour - Former Member for Ynys Môn
Joined: 31st July 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Bill Esterson Portrait
Bill Esterson
Officer
Labour - Sefton Central
Joined: 31st July 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
David Drew Portrait
David Drew
Officer
Labour (Co-op) - Former Member for Stroud
Joined: 31st July 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Paul Blomfield Portrait
Paul Blomfield
Officer
Labour - Sheffield Central
Joined: 31st July 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
Roger Godsiff Portrait
Roger Godsiff
Officer
Labour - Former Member for Birmingham, Hall Green
Joined: 21st July 2016
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
None Portrait
Lord Redesdale
Officer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
Chris Law Portrait
Chris Law
Officer
Scottish National Party - Dundee West
Joined: 18th July 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
Rebecca Pow Portrait
Rebecca Pow
Officer
Conservative - Taunton Deane
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 19th June 2019
1 APPG Membership
Rowing
Sandy Martin Portrait
Sandy Martin
Officer
Labour - Former Member for Ipswich
Joined: 18th July 2018
Departed: 19th June 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Earl of Selborne Portrait
Earl of Selborne
Vice Chair
Non-affiliated - Retired on 26 March 2020
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Graham Stuart Portrait
Graham Stuart
Officer
Conservative - Beverley and Holderness
Joined: 21st July 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Huw Irranca-Davies Portrait
Huw Irranca-Davies
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Ogmore
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 16th March 2016
No other APPG Memberships