Coastal Communities APPG

First Registered: 11/09/2019 • Last updated on: 06/10/2021

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To look at coastal strategies on a cross-party basis and establish a framework for policy to help boost coastal communities across the United Kingdom

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Recent Documents related to Coastal Communities

1. Chief Medical Officer’s annual report 2021: health in coastal communities
21/07/2021 - Department of Health and Social Care
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Found: Health in Coastal CommunitiesIntroduction 2Introduction The last year has seen the public health focus

2. Regenerating Seaside Towns and Communities Committee Report: The Future of Seaside Towns
25/06/2019 - Parliamentary Research

Found: June 2019 Regenerating Seaside Towns and Communities Committee Report: The Future of Seaside Towns

3. Chief Medical Officer’s annual report 2021: health in coastal communities
21/07/2021 - Department of Health and Social Care
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Found: Officer’s annual report 2021: health in coastal communities Chief Medical Officer Professor Chris

4. Coastal flooding and erosion, and adaptation to climate change: Interim Report: Government Response to the Committee’s First Report of Session 2019
01/04/2020 - Inquiry: Coastal flooding and erosion, and adaptation to climate change: Interim Report: Government Response to the Committee’s First Report of Session 2019 - Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee
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Found: Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee Coastal ˜ooding and erosion, and adaptation to climate

5. Revival fund to save coastal heritage sites for future generations
26/11/2018 - Department for Levelling Up, Housing & Communities
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Found: Revival fund to save coastal heritage sites for future generations - GOV.UK

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Coastal Communities

1. Fishing Sector and Coastal Communities
25/02/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: what steps they are taking (1) to support coastal communities, and (2) to improve the capacity of the fishing - Speech Link
2: pounds being put into this area, but fishing communities see these as rather demeaning handouts. It is - Speech Link
3: ongoing television documentary about sea fishing communities in Cornwall. I recommend it to him. It describes - Speech Link

2. Seaside Resorts
22/06/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: However, many of the coastal communities in the north-east, in common with coastal towns elsewhere, are - Speech Link
2: supporting coastal communities and have spent £229 million through the Coastal Communities Fund. She will - Speech Link
3: summer. So when do the Government hope that their coastal or tourism task force, which she mentioned, will - Speech Link

3. Fisheries Bill [Lords]
01/09/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: Second time.Fishing is at the heart of coastal communities the length and breadth of the United Kingdom - Speech Link
2: managing our fisheries. As we become an independent coastal state, we are taking back control of fisheries - Speech Link
3: recognise the immense value of fishing to our local communities, and we want to ensure that our own industry - Speech Link

4. Future of Seaside Towns
01/07/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: Committee on Regenerating Seaside Towns and Communities The future of seaside towns (HL Paper 320). - Speech Link
2: thank you to the people who welcomed us to their communities, provided us with the evidence and ideas, and - Speech Link

5. Fisheries Bill [ Lords ] (Third sitting)
10/09/2020 - Public Bill Committees

1: countries are not signatories to the sharing of coastal states agreements, in particular the North East - Speech Link
2: economic value and benefits of sea fishing for coastal communities, and for labour markets and livelihoods in - Speech Link
3: particularly those that relate to remote rural communities such as my own, in Argyll and Bute.It - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Coastal Communities
1. Coastal Communities Fund
asked by: Peter Aldous
26/04/2021
... what plans the Government has for the Coastal Communities Fund.

2. Coastal Communities Fund
asked by: Emma Lewell-Buck
03/12/2020
... in each year since the fund's creation.

3. Coastal Communities Fund
asked by: Scott Mann
08/07/2020
... when the next tranche of coastal communities funding will be made available; and how local organisations will be able to access it.

4. Coastal Communities Fund
asked by: Peter Aldous
26/10/2020
... (b) harbours and (c) other infrastructure to support the UK fishing industry.

5. Coastal Communities Fund
asked by: Lord Field of Birkenhead
23/01/2019
... (c) how many complaints he has had about the administration of that fund and (d) how many requests he has had to halt the distribution of those funds.

Latest Questions
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6 Current APPG Officers
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Sally-Ann Hart MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 0207 219 5726.

Email: sallyann.hart.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Amy Pryor, Coastal Partnerships Network. Tel: 07838 386 145

Email: a.pryor@ucl.ac.uk

No benefits in kind are on record for the Coastal Communities APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Coastal Communities APPG

Former APPG Officers
Mike Hill Portrait
Mike Hill
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Former Member for Hartlepool
Joined: 11th September 2019
Departed: 10th March 2021
No other APPG Memberships
Damien Moore Portrait
Damien Moore
Vice Chair
Conservative - Southport
Joined: 11th September 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
5 APPG Memberships
Belgium , Libya , Luxembourg , Tunisia , Veterans
Martin Whitfield Portrait
Martin Whitfield
Secretary
Labour - Former Member for East Lothian
Joined: 11th September 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships