County APPG

First Registered: 03/06/2016 • Last updated on: 27/01/2021

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To promote the importance of county councils to parliamentarians.



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Recent Documents related to County

1. Historic county flags flown at Parliament Square for first time
23/07/2019 - Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government
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Found: The full list of county flags (registered with the Flag Institute) will be flown in Parliament Square

2. list of protected USA wines and spirit drinks
31/12/2020 - Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
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Found: America Agreement on Trade in Wine Red Hill Douglas County, OregonWineAmerican viticultural areaUK trade agreementUnited

3. Environment Agency 2019 data on regulated businesses in England
22/02/2021 - Environment Agency (EA)
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Found: Env Impact Level Water Env Impact Level Incident County Incident District Incident Unitary 1671412 2019-01-01

4. Personal tax credits finalised award and Child Benefit statistics - Small area data (LSOA and Data Zone) 2017 to 2018
25/02/2021 - HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC)
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Found: couples families North East E06000047 County Durham E01020634 County Durham 001A 165 60 20 15 10 45 5 0

5. Public health outcomes framework: February 2020 data update
04/02/2020 - Public Health England (PHE)
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Found: 2017/18 and 2018/19 New England Region County & UA District & UA Ethnic groups Gender

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to County

1. Public Health: County Durham
12/06/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: That this House has considered public health in County Durham.It is a pleasure to serve under your - Speech Link

2. Local Government Reorganisation: Somerset
02/12/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: on the agenda now is that the leader of Somerset County Council pushed, bullied and forced it down the - Speech Link

3. Buckinghamshire (Structural Changes) Order 2019
20/05/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: and dissolved—that is, for the abolition of the county council and the district councils of Aylesbury - Speech Link
2: is a very major change in the way in which our county is being organised. The criteria that the Minister - Speech Link

4. Northamptonshire (Structural Changes) Order 2019
11/02/2020 - Grand Committee

1: about financial management at Northamptonshire County Council and whether it was failing to meet its - Speech Link
2: councils. The commissioners have ensured that the county council’s finances, while still fragile, will be - Speech Link
3: absolute majorities of all residents, across the county and within each proposed unitary area, agreed with - Speech Link
4: local government in Northamptonshire through its county council. It was clearly imperative that action - Speech Link
5: continuity in children’s services in the whole county of Northamptonshire. I have had one experience - Speech Link
6: odd about it is the decision that the historic county of Northamptonshire should be treated differently - Speech Link

5. County Lines Drug Trafficking
19/03/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: previous activity, including establishing the National County Lines Coordination Centre, which launched in 2018 - Speech Link
2: human trafficking reported by the NCA is due to county lines crimes. However, the Modern Slavery Act 2015 - Speech Link
3: Minister agree that many of those caught up in county lines drug trafficking are extremely vulnerable - Speech Link
4: is entirely needed, which is what the National County Lines Coordination Centre aims to do. It is a multiagency - Speech Link
5: last Friday of 13 individuals who had operated a county lines scam starting in London, going to Birmingham - Speech Link
6: the links between young people being drawn into county lines and increasing child poverty, the number - Speech Link
7: also many and varied. It might not be drugs or county lines that a young person gets into; it might be - Speech Link
8: of expansion of child criminal exploitation, or county lines, across the country has been the reduction - Speech Link

6. Petition
31/10/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: constituency rejects any and all proposals by Suffolk County Council and its leader, Councillor Matthew Hicks - Speech Link

7. Transport Infrastructure: Essex
06/03/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: constituents across the county of Essex, but from colleagues and representatives from Essex County Council, who - Speech Link

8. Drug Trafficking: County Lines
17/10/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: debate this evening on the crucial matter known as county lines. This long-distance drug running is bringing - Speech Link
2: debate. York has also had a real challenge with county lines. Does he share my concern that North Yorkshire - Speech Link
3: me to call for this debate and do this work on county lines, 12 people suffered drug-related deaths between - Speech Link
4: unbelievable. My hon. Friend is right that such county lines criminal activity is increasing week on week - Speech Link

9. Buckinghamshire (Structural Changes) (Modification of the Local Government and Public Involvement in Health Act 2007) Regulations 2019
13/02/2019 - Grand Committee

1: reflecting the extensive consultation undertaken by the county council and the subsequent period for representations - Speech Link
2: majority of partner organisations operate on a county-wide basis, therefore support the creation of a - Speech Link
3: excess of 300,000. That was in the north of the county. It also risked the fragmentation of services in - Speech Link
4: whether the bodies representative of activity in that county—the LEPs and various other bodies mentioned by - Speech Link

10. Farming: New Entrants
23/11/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: McIntosh, about county farms, will the Government urge counties to stop divesting their county tenancies and - Speech Link
2: the demise and disposal over many years of the county council smallholdings estate which has otherwise - Speech Link
3: entrants. We think that there are strong reasons for county local authorities to work with private landowners - Speech Link
4: first foot in farming through the tenancy of a county council holding. A survey by Who Owns Britain? - Speech Link
5: that the new entrant scheme works precisely with county farms and local authorities. That is because, as - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to County
1. Agriculture: Reform
asked by: Lord Greaves
04/02/2021
...To ask Her Majesty's Government whether their proposed schemes to encourage new entrants into farming will provide new funding for county and unitary authorities to acquire more land to add to existing county farm estates; and whether they are discouraging local authorities from any further disposal of county farms.

2. Local Government: Lancashire
asked by: Lord Greaves
01/10/2020
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what proposals they have received from Lancashire County Council for the reorganisation of local government in that county; and what plans they have to consider any such proposals.

3. Children in Care: County Durham
asked by: Grahame Morris
27/03/2019
... what discussions he has had had with Durham County Council on managing the increase in the number of looked-after children in County Durham.

4. Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Flags
asked by: Andrew Gwynne
06/12/2018
... whether his Department has displayed county flags to commemorate annual county days at its Marsham Street building in 2018.

5. Local Government: Flags
asked by: Andrew Rosindell
05/02/2019
... what steps he is taking to encourage local government bodies to commemorate annual county days and display their county flag.

Latest Questions
4 Current APPG Members
Darren Henry Portrait
Darren Henry
Vice Chair
Conservative - Broxtowe
Joined: 20th May 2020
Baroness Bakewell Portrait
Baroness Bakewell
Officer
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 7th August 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Peter Aldous MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 7182.

Email: peter.aldous.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

James Holden, County Councils Network, 18 Smith Square, Westminster SW1P 3HZ. Tel: 020 7664 3006

Email: james.holden@local.gov.uk

Secretariat:

County Councils Network acts as the group's secretariat. http://www.countycouncilsnetwork.org.uk/

Group's Website:

https://www.countycouncilsnetwork.org.uk/advocacy/ccn-in-parliament/county-appg/

Benefits in Kind
Date
4 Mar 2020
Source
County Councils Network
Description
Secretariat   From : 04/03/2020 To : 03/03/2021
Value
£3,001
Date
31 Oct 2018
Source
County Councils Networks
Description
Design and publication of report
Value
£1,501
Date
31 Oct 2018
Source
Country Councils Network
Description
Reception held on 31/10/2018
Value
£3,001
Date
13 Sep 2018
Source
County Councils Network
Description
Secretariat   From : 13/09/2018 To : 12/09/2019
Value
£3,001
Date
6 Nov 2017
Source
County Councils Network
Description
Reception held on 6/11/2017
Value
£3,001
Date
13 Sep 2017
Source
County Councils Network
Description
Secretariat   From : 13/09/2017 To : 12/09/2018
Value
£3,001
Date
31 Oct 2016
Source
Cornerstone Ltd
Description
Reception
Value
£1,501
Date
31 Oct 2016
Source
CCN
Description
Reception
Value
£1,501
Date
1 Jan 2016
Source
County Councils Network
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/01/2016 To : 31/12/2016
Value
£4,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the County APPG

Former APPG Members
Ruth George Portrait
Ruth George
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for High Peak
Joined: 13th February 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
John Howell Portrait
John Howell
Vice Chair
Conservative - Henley
Joined: 3rd June 2016
Departed: 5th November 2019
Sandy Martin Portrait
Sandy Martin
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Ipswich
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Baroness Scott of Bybrook Portrait
Baroness Scott of Bybrook
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 12th October 2016
Departed: 2nd January 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Pat Glass Portrait
Pat Glass
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for North West Durham
Joined: 3rd June 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships