Craft APPG

First Registered: 18/07/2018 • Last updated on: 06/10/2021

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To enhance the understanding and promotion of craft in the UK, and to ensure that craft skills are supported and passed on to future generations.

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Recent Documents related to Craft

1. Designated standards: recreational craft
09/12/2020 - Office for Product Safety and Standards
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Found: to recreational craft and personal watercraft in support of the Recreational Craft Regulations 2017

2. Designated standards: recreational craft
09/12/2020 - Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
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Found: to recreational craft and personal watercraft in support of the Recreational Craft Regulations 2017

3. Designated standards: recreational craft
09/12/2020 - Office for Product Safety and Standards
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Found: - - - S.I. 2017 No. 737 EN ISO 7840:2018 Small craft - Fire-resistant fuel hoses (ISO 7840:2013) 2021-01-01

4. Designated standards: recreational craft
09/12/2020 - Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
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Found: - - - S.I. 2017 No. 737 EN ISO 7840:2018 Small craft - Fire-resistant fuel hoses (ISO 7840:2013) 2021-01-01

5. The Merchant Shipping (High Speed Craft) Regulations 2022
12/08/2021 - Maritime and Coastguard Agency
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Found: XXX (M) Chapter X of SOLAS and the High Speed Craft Codes 1994 and 2000 -Amending Resolutions since

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Recent Speeches related to Craft

1. Small Breweries Relief
09/11/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: Let me move ahead now. Despite the boom in craft brewing over the past decade, it remains the fact - Speech Link
2: by the big boys. We should be encouraging these craft local companies that are wedded to our communities - Speech Link
3: Indian pale ale, I love the ruby reds, I love a craft lager. I love all beers. Tonight we are talking - Speech Link

2. Alcohol Duty
25/02/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: Indeed, my constituency also has several small craft breweries that will be keeping a close eye on any - Speech Link
2: issue. That closes on 4 April. I encourage any craft breweries based in his constituency or in Scotland - Speech Link

3. Finance Bill (Eighth sitting)
16/06/2020 - Public Bill Committees

1: diesel to be used for filling private pleasure craft such as yachts and canal barges, to meet our international - Speech Link

4. Finance (No.2) Bill (Third sitting)
27/04/2021 - Public Bill Committees

1: water freight industries; for private pleasure craft in Great Britain; and powering machinery and caravans - Speech Link
2: Government have confirmed that private pleasure craft in Northern Ireland will have to use white diesel - Speech Link
3: private pleasure craft in Northern Ireland.From later this year, private pleasure-craft users in Northern - Speech Link

5. Brexit: Border Control
29/10/2018 - Lords Chamber

1: comparison, Holland and France operate well over 100 craft to do a similar task. The NAO study itself refused - Speech Link

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Recent Questions related to Craft
1. Patrol Craft
asked by: John Redwood
08/09/2020
... what plans he has to increase the number of his Department's patrol vessels to tackle crime around the UK's coasts.

2. Patrol Craft
asked by: Kevan Jones
16/04/2021
... whether his Department classifies offshore patrol vessels as warships.

3. Patrol Craft
asked by: Lord West of Spithead
01/07/2021
... to increase the size of the Royal Navy Overseas Patrol Squadron.

4. Patrol Craft
asked by: Mark Francois
07/09/2021
... (c) temporarily unavailable and (d) laid up and/or held at extended readiness.

5. Patrol Craft
asked by: Lord Moonie
04/02/2020
... what progress has been made towards the implementation of that announcement.

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5 Current APPG Officers
John Hayes Portrait
John Hayes
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - South Holland and The Deepings
Joined: 18th July 2018
Earl of Clancarty Portrait
Earl of Clancarty
Vice Chair
Crossbench - Excepted Hereditary
Joined: 18th July 2018
Lord Cormack Portrait
Lord Cormack
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 18th July 2018
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Sir John Hayes MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 1389.

Email: hayesj@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Patricia Lovett, Heritage Crafts Association, 81 North Street, Wellington, Somerset TA21 8NA. Tel: 07771 501 471

Email: patricia@hernewood.net

Group's Website:

https://appgforcraft.uk/

No benefits in kind are on record for the Craft APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Craft APPG

Former APPG Officers
Michael Fallon Portrait
Michael Fallon
Vice Chair
Conservative - Former Member for Sevenoaks
Joined: 18th July 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
John Hayes Portrait
John Hayes
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - South Holland and The Deepings
Joined: 18th July 2018
Departed: 21st November 2018