Community Development in Europe APPG

First Registered: 15/02/2017 • Last updated on: 06/10/2021

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To raise awareness among British Parliamentarians of methods and best practice to improve the stability of families and communities; to develop contacts accordingly between European parliamentarians; and to evaluate evidence from methods and good practice, including that from voluntary and private institutions and from partnerships between public and private sectors.

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Recent Documents related to Community Development in Europe

1. Center for Global Development (CGD) - written evidence
24/04/2019 - Inquiry: Finding a diplomatic route: European responses to irregular migration - Foreign Affairs Committee
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Found: Center for Global Development (CGD)Written evidence from the Center for Global Development (CGD) (ERM0002) Executive

2. UK Aid Connect
12/04/2019 - Department for International Development
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Found: Ins titute for Development Studies Standard Chartered Bank Business in the Community BBC Media Action

3. KINGSBARNS COMMUNITY COUNCIL'S REFUGEE INITIATIVE
12/06/2018 - Early Day Motions

Found: That this House recognises that Europe is facing the worst refugee crisis since the Second World War;

4. Party Policies on Europe at General Elections Since 1970
15/04/2019 - Parliamentary Research

Found: Library Briefing Party Policies on Europe at General Elections Since 1970 Summary This House of Lords

5. Coordination of Security and Justice Work in the Western Balkans
17/01/2020 - Department for International Development
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Found: commissioned by the UK De partment for International Development and other Government departments, but the views

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Recent Speeches related to Community Development in Europe

1. Draft Non-Domestic Rating (Designated Area) Regulations 2021
02/03/2021 - General Committees

1: regulations is that of South Tees Development Corporation. The development corporation is the site of the - Speech Link

2. Global Britain: Human Rights and Climate Change
07/09/2021 - Westminster Hall

1: promote and enable collective buy-in by the global community. It is an extremely practical way to start. - Speech Link
2: rational course of action is to improve our links with Europe, especially on security and defence. Does he share - Speech Link
3: to life, the right to health and the right to development. The World Health Organisation believes that - Speech Link

3. Biomass Electricity Subsidies: Deforestation
20/05/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: the UK is now the top subsidiser of bioenergy in Europe. It spent more than £1.9 billion in 2019 on bioenergy - Speech Link
2: an area of ongoing debate among the scientific community, and it is one that my department is following - Speech Link
3: better use of our subsidies to stimulate the development of a coppice harvesting service in the southern - Speech Link

4. Brexit, Science and Innovation
06/09/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: system that works for the science and innovation community.It’s me again, I’m afraid. The motion relates - Speech Link
2: close collaboration on such discoveries across Europe for hundreds of years? Scientific collaboration - Speech Link
3: that fact about collaboration, not just across Europe, but across the world.My Committee has produced - Speech Link

5. Research and Development Funding
17/03/2021 - Westminster Hall

1: House has considered the future of research and development funding.It is a pleasure to speak with - Speech Link

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Recent Questions related to Community Development in Europe
1. Community Development
asked by: Bell Ribeiro-Addy
24/07/2020
... where National Community Engagement team meetings were held; and what sponsorship was received from the private or third sectors since January 2019.

2. Community Development
asked by: Ruth Cadbury
10/03/2021
... Communities and Local Government on community champions.

3. Community Development
asked by: Naz Shah
23/03/2021
... what steps he is taking in response to the consultation on the Integrated Communities Strategy Green Paper.

4. Community Development
asked by: Naz Shah
23/03/2021
... when the Government's Integration Area Programme from the Integrated Communities Strategy Green Paper ended; what conclusions were made from that programme; and what plans his Department has to take forward initiatives from that programme.

5. Community Development
asked by: Catherine West
06/07/2020
... when her Department plans to make funding from the Building a Stronger Britain Together programme available to charities to help support their work in countering extremism and building community resilience.

Latest Questions
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4 Current APPG Officers
Edward Leigh Portrait
Edward Leigh
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Gainsborough
Joined: 4th November 2020
7 APPG Memberships
Cameroon , Commonwealth , Croatia , Holy See , Italy , Pro-Life , Rowing
Earl of Dundee Portrait
Earl of Dundee
Joint-Chairman & Secretary
Conservative - Excepted Hereditary
Joined: 15th February 2017
2 APPG Memberships
Croatia , Respiratory Health
Mark Hendrick Portrait
Mark Hendrick
Vice Chairman
Labour (Co-op) - Preston
Joined: 29th August 2018
Lord Anderson of Swansea Portrait
Lord Anderson of Swansea
Vice Chairman
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 15th February 2017
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Sir Edward Leigh MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 6480.

Email: edward.leigh.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

The Earl of Dundee, House of Lords, London SW1A 0PW. Tel: 020 7219 6781

Email: dundeea@parliament.uk

No benefits in kind are on record for the Community Development in Europe APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Community Development in Europe APPG

Former APPG Officers
Ian Liddell-Grainger Portrait
Ian Liddell-Grainger
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Bridgwater and West Somerset
Joined: 15th February 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
Fabian Hamilton Portrait
Fabian Hamilton
Vice Chairman
Labour - Leeds North East
Joined: 15th February 2017
Departed: 18th July 2018
Earl of Dundee Portrait
Earl of Dundee
Co-Chair
Conservative - Excepted Hereditary
Joined: 15th February 2017
Departed: 2nd May 2017
2 APPG Memberships
Croatia , Respiratory Health