Critical Minerals APPG

First Registered: 08/04/2020 • Last updated on: 27/01/2021

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To highlight the UK's need for a secure, sustainable supply of critical minerals to deliver the nation's industrial strategy.

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Recent Documents related to Critical Minerals

1. Access to Critical Materials
13/09/2019 - Parliamentary Research

Found: parliament.uk/post Number 609 September 2019 Critical materials (CMs) such as cobalt, helium and rare

2. The Natural History Museum - written evidence
03/09/2019 - Inquiry: Decarbonisation of the UK Economy and Green Finance - Treasury Committee
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Found: Richard Herrington and fellow expert members of SoS MinErals (an interdisciplinary programme of NERC-EPSRC-Newton-FAPESP

3. Preventing Conflict over Natural Resources
17/10/2018 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: challenges. We believe that a multilateral approach is critical, needs to be based on international cooperation

4. Sheffield City Council - written evidence
23/04/2018 - Inquiry: Planning guidance on fracking inquiry - Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee
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Found: extraction are minerals applications of a similar scale and complexity as other large minerals applications

5. Aggregates Levy Review Working Group
12/09/2019 - HM Treasury
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Found: Bloodworth, Joseph Mankelow CBI Minerals Group: David Payne Imerys Minerals Ltd: Gary Bell Mineral Products

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Critical Minerals

1. UK Deep Sea Mining Industry
20/02/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: timely and important. This year, we reached a critical point in the development of the UK’s deep sea - Speech Link

2. Minerals Mining (Barford)
29/10/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: by Warwickshire County Council as part of its minerals plan. The purpose of the site is the excavation - Speech Link
2: unable to comment on the detail of individual minerals local plans. I am sure he knew that I would say - Speech Link
3: plan for housing allocation, as they have to with minerals. That is why we have a system for how these things - Speech Link

3. Oral Answers to Questions
25/02/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: The Department—not only in renewables, but in minerals as well—is running a mining export campaign for - Speech Link
2: must be dedicated to securing our supply of critical minerals, which are vitally important components in - Speech Link
3: make sure we have resilient supply chains of critical minerals and are not reliant on high-risk vendors. - Speech Link

4. Conflict Minerals (Compliance) (Northern Ireland) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020
02/12/2020 - Grand Committee

1: That the Grand Committee do consider the Conflict Minerals (Compliance) (Northern Ireland) (EU Exit) Regulations - Speech Link
2: of Northern Ireland”of the EU Conflict Minerals Regulation, which is listed in Annexe 2 of the - Speech Link
3: the global attempts to tackle the association of minerals with conflict must be supported. We have long - Speech Link

5. Draft Conflict Minerals (Compliance) (Northern Ireland) (EU Exit) Regulations
08/12/2020 - General Committees

1: the Committee has considered the draft Conflict Minerals (Compliance) (Northern Ireland) (EU Exit) Regulations - Speech Link
2: interesting speech. Will he elaborate on other minerals such as diamonds, which are also often mined in - Speech Link
3: considered outside the scope of the EU conflict minerals regulation. As required by the regulations, we - Speech Link

6. Petition
04/02/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: that Warwickshire County Council’s plans for a minerals quarry in Wasperton, near the village of Barford - Speech Link

7. Petitions
21/11/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: will be pleased that Kent County Council’s draft minerals and waste local plan does not include the site - Speech Link

8. Dean Quarry, St Keverne
10/01/2017 - Commons Chamber

1: framework to plan for the sustainable extraction of minerals in this country.The national planning policy - Speech Link

9. Business of the House
27/02/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: going to mean a huge increase in demand for critical minerals such as lithium. The Leader of the House may - Speech Link
2: industrial consumers have continued access to the critical technology metals that they need is firmly based - Speech Link

10. Petitions
23/07/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: for sharp sand and gravel extraction in the Kent minerals and waste local plan.I am particularly - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Critical Minerals
1. Manufacturing Industries: Minerals
asked by: Alexander Stafford
22/07/2020
... how much of the UK manufacturing economy is dependent on critical minerals.

2. Minerals: Canada
asked by: Alexander Stafford
08/09/2020
... what recent discussions he has had with this Canadian counterpart on critical minerals.

3. Minerals: Australia
asked by: Alexander Stafford
08/09/2020
... what recent discussions he has had with his Australian counterpart on critical minerals.

4. Electric Vehicles: Fuel Cells
asked by: Alexander Stafford
22/07/2020
... what critical minerals are needed for the production of a standard fuel cell for an electric vehicle.

5. Minerals: Overseas Trade
asked by: Lord Bishop of Birmingham
06/07/2020
... 31 December.

Latest Questions
6 Current APPG Officers
Steve Double Portrait
Steve Double
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - St Austell and Newquay
Joined: 8th April 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Steve Double MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 4408.

Email: steve.double.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Kirsty Benham, Critical Minerals Association, 125 Old Broad Street, London EC2N 1AR. Tel: 07895 028 439

Email: kirsty@criticalmineral.org

Secretariat:

Critical Minerals Association acts as the group's secretariat. https://www.criticalmineral.org/

Group's Website:

https://www.criticalmineral.org/all-parliamentary-group-appg

Benefits in Kind
Date
26 Feb 2020
Source
Critical Minerals Association
Description
Secretariat   From : 26/02/2020 To : 25/02/2021
Value
£1,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Critical Minerals APPG