Crossrail APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 10/03/2021

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To provide a forum for parliamentarians to discuss the delivery of the Elizabeth line and to promote the successful completion of Crossrail.

Note: All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPGs) are informal, cross-party groups formed by MPs and Members of the House of Lords who share a common interest in a particular policy area, region or country. APPGs have no official status within Parliament.


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Recent Documents related to Crossrail

1. Summary - Completing Crossrail
03/05/2019 - National Audit Office

Found: Auditor General Department for Transport Completing Crossrail HC 2106 SESSION 2017Œ2019 3 MAY 2019 A picture

2. Full report - A memorandum on the Crossrail programme
28/02/2019 - National Audit Office

Found: Department for Transport A memorandum on the Crossrail programme Our vision is to help the nation spend

3. Crossrail 2
23/01/2019 - Parliamentary Research

Found: BRIEFING PAPER Number CBP 8481 , 23 January 2019 Crossrail 2 By Andrew Haylen Contents: 1. Background 2

4. Crossrail (Elizabeth Line)
23/01/2019 - Parliamentary Research

Found: January 2019 Crossrail (Elizabeth Line) By Andrew Haylen Contents: 1. Background 2. Crossrail Act 2008

5. Full report - Completing Crossrail
03/05/2019 - National Audit Office

Found: Auditor General Department for Transport Completing Crossrail HC 2106 SESSION 2017Œ2019 3 MAY 2019 A picture

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Crossrail

1. Draft Community Infrastructure Levy (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2021
08/02/2021 - General Committees

1: Regulations 2010 to enable borrowing to fund Crossrail.If these draft regulations are agreed, - Speech Link

2. Crossrail Extension to Ebbsfleet
10/05/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: Government should prioritise the extension of the Crossrail line—now known as the Elizabeth line out of respect - Speech Link
2: strategy for the north of the borough, where the Crossrail extension would come through. The extension is - Speech Link
3: place and a crucial part of that is Crossrail itself. If Crossrail extends to Ebbsfleet, providing the - Speech Link

3. Rail Services: South-east London
06/03/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: There is also the problem of Crossrail. We were hopeful that Crossrail from Abbey Wood would give us - Speech Link
2: overcrowded for my constituents who use it. Having Crossrail go out to Ebbsfleet as originally planned is exactly - Speech Link
3: are what are needed. I therefore hope that the Crossrail to Ebbsfleet campaign proposals will go forward - Speech Link

4. Rail Services: Maidenhead, Twyford and Branch Lines
05/02/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: but the reason behind it: the introduction of Crossrail.Before I address that, I will set out clearly - Speech Link
2: from Maidenhead and Twyford: the introduction of Crossrail. When it is fully running, it will benefit those - Speech Link
3: Twyford. The current balance was developed with Crossrail in mind. With the delay to the tunnel, it has - Speech Link

5. UK Innovation Corridor
30/04/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: new dawn had arrived, with the emergence of the Crossrail 2 project. I am wholly supportive of this scheme - Speech Link
2: trains to overtake the slow stoppers.When Crossrail opens, they will probably have to get rid of the - Speech Link
3: already been mentioned that it is proposed that Crossrail 2 should provide additional tracks—the badly needed - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Crossrail
1. Crossrail Line
asked by: Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi
15/07/2020
... what recent discussions he has with Transport for London on the timescale for when Crossrail will be fully operational; and what the status is of that project.

2. Crossrail Line
asked by: Alan Brown
08/12/2020
... (c) do interest rates agreed in the package accord with the current Public Works Loan Board and (d) if he will make a statement.

3. Crossrail Line
asked by: Alan Brown
08/12/2020
... whether legislative proposals are required to facilitate the loan package agreed with the Greater London Assembly for the completion of Crossrail.

4. Crossrail Line
asked by: Baroness Randerson
15/09/2020
... each announced stage of delay in the completion of the Elizabeth Line; and what has been the additional cost of each delay.

5. Crossrail: Finance
asked by: Alan Brown
11/09/2020
... (b) rates of interest and (c) other terms of repayment are on those loans.

Latest Questions
10 Current APPG Officers
Lord Brougham and Vaux Portrait
Lord Brougham and Vaux
Vice Chair
Conservative - Excepted Hereditary
Joined: 30th July 2015
No other APPG Memberships
Sam Tarry Portrait
Sam Tarry
Vice Chair
Labour - Ilford South
Joined: 7th August 2020
Lord Bradshaw Portrait
Lord Bradshaw
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 24th November 2016
Abena Oppong-Asare Portrait
Abena Oppong-Asare
Treasurer
Labour - Erith and Thamesmead
Joined: 7th August 2020
3 APPG Memberships
Dance , Hockey , Women in Parliament
Lord Tope Portrait
Lord Tope
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 24th September 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Stephen Timms MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 4000.

Email: timmss@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Luke Driscoll, Crossrail Ltd, 6 Endeavour Square, London E20 1JN

Email: lukedriscoll@crossrail.tfl.gov.uk

Benefits in Kind
Date
17 Jul 2018
Source
Edelman
Description
Edelman is paid by Crossrail to act as the group's secretariat   From : 17/07/2018 To : 16/07/2019
Value
£6,001
Date
17 Jul 2017
Source
Edelman
Description
Edelman is paid by Crossrail to act as the group's secretariat   From : 17/07/2017 To : 16/07/2018
Value
£6,001
Date
1 Jul 2015
Source
Edelman
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/07/2015 To : 30/06/2017
Value
£15,001

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Crossrail APPG

Former APPG Officers
Mike Gapes Portrait
Mike Gapes
Chair & Registered Contact
The Independent Group for Change - Former Member for Ilford South
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Stephen Pound Portrait
Stephen Pound
Treasurer
Labour - Former Member for Ealing North
Joined: 24th November 2016
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Jim Fitzpatrick Portrait
Jim Fitzpatrick
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Poplar and Limehouse
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 12th October 2016
No other APPG Memberships
Earl of Glasgow Portrait
Earl of Glasgow
Secretary
Liberal Democrat - Excepted Hereditary
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 12th October 2016
No other APPG Memberships
Angela Watkinson Portrait
Angela Watkinson
Treasurer
Conservative - Former Member for Hornchurch and Upminster
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 12th October 2016
No other APPG Memberships