Explosive Threats APPG

First Registered: 28/09/2017 • Last updated on: 10/03/2021

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To consider the humanitarian consequences of explosive weapons and the assistance needed by victims of explosive violence. Through research and inquiry advocate for appropriate policy change, act as a focal point for debate and exchange of ideas, views and information.

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 Explosive Threats

1. Competition: Innovative Research Call 2020 for Explosives and Weapons Detection
05/08/2020 - Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA)
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Found: indicate the presence of an explosive, but will not further identify it ) . Explosive An energetic material

2. Competition: Innovative Research Call 2020 for Explosives and Weapons Detection
08/09/2020 - Department for Transport
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Found: indicate the presence of an explosive, but will not further identify it ) . Explosive An energetic material

3. Explosive detection dogs introduced in British airports to screen cargo
07/05/2018 - Civil Aviation Authority (CAA)
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Found: Explosive detection dogs introduced in British airports to screen cargo

4. Action on Armed Violence (AOAV) - written evidence
19/07/2018 - Inquiry: UK Military Operations in Mosul and Raqqa - Defence Committee
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Found: violence. We have a specific focus on the impact of explosive weapons in populated areas and have been monitoring

5. Recognising the terrorist threat
24/03/2017 - National Counter Terrorism Security Office (NaCTSO)
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Found: incident involving: firearms threats vehicle-borne improvised explosive devices suicide attacks chemical

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Recent Speeches related to Explosive Threats

1. SS “Richard Montgomery”
03/07/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: 1944 she was loaded with 6,225 tonnes of high-explosive bombs and detonators and arrived in the Thames - Speech Link
2: My second point is that risk assessments of threats to life and property are a real public good—of - Speech Link
3: for munitions down there went off—14 tonnes of explosive—that is still an enormous blast. Nobody is quite - Speech Link

2. Syria: Provision of Equipment
26/04/2017 - Written Statements

1: security through countering terrorist and extremist threats.In November 2015, my predecessor, my right - Speech Link

3. Northern Ireland Security Situation
15/12/2015 - Written Statements

1: targeted.In May and July two radio-controlled explosive devices were deployed in Belfast and Lurgan in - Speech Link

4. Gifting of Equipment to Pakistan
30/06/2014 - Written Statements

1: a particularly severe problem with improvised explosive device (IED) attacks perpetrated by terrorist - Speech Link

5. Law Enforcement and Security (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020
19/11/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: in that they govern the marketing and use of explosive precursors, and control the acquisition and possession - Speech Link
2: reflect the different regulatory regimes for explosive precursors and acquiring firearms in Northern - Speech Link
3: deficiencies resulting from EU exit. In relation to explosive precursors, the regulatory regime continues to - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Explosive Threats
1. New and Emerging Respiratory Virus Threats Advisory Group: Wales
asked by: Liz Saville Roberts
09/06/2020
... whether the Welsh Government was represented on the New and Emerging Respiratory Threats Advisory Group sub-committee on facemasks and respirators.

2. New and Emerging Respiratory Virus Threats Advisory Group: Wales
asked by: Liz Saville Roberts
09/06/2020
... whether the minutes and reports of the New and Emerging Respiratory Threats Advisory Group have been shared with the Welsh Government in each year since 2015.

3. New and Emerging Respiratory Virus Threats Advisory Group: Wales
asked by: Liz Saville Roberts
09/06/2020
... whether the Welsh Government was offered observer status on the New and Emerging Respiratory Threats Advisory Group.

4. New and Emerging Respiratory Virus Threats Advisory Group: Wales
asked by: Liz Saville Roberts
12/06/2020
... whether the New and Emerging Respiratory Threats Advisory Group recommendation in June 2019 on surgical gowns was shared with the Welsh Government.

5. New and Emerging Respiratory Virus Threats Advisory Group: Dental Services
asked by: Lord Woolley of Woodford
17/09/2020
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to ensure that at least one member of New and Emerging Respiratory Virus Threats Advisory Group has expert knowledge of the dental profession.

Latest Questions
5 Current APPG Officers
Matthew Offord Portrait
Matthew Offord
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Hendon
Joined: 28th September 2017
Lord Dear Portrait
Lord Dear
Co-Chair
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 7th August 2020
Chris Law Portrait
Chris Law
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - Dundee West
Joined: 28th September 2017
Dan Carden Portrait
Dan Carden
Vice Chair
Labour - Liverpool, Walton
Joined: 2nd January 2019
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Dr Matthew Offord MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 7083.

Email: matthew.offord.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Nigel Ellway, REVIVE Campaign, c/o Office of Lord Dear, House of Lords, London SW1A 0PW. Tel: 07586 329 335

Email: ellwaynb@parliament.uk

Secretariat:

REVIVE Campaign Community Interest Company acts as the group's secretariat. https://revivecampaign.org/

Benefits in Kind
Date
15 Jan 2020
Source
REVIVE Campaign Community Interest Company
Description
Secretariat   From : 15/01/2020 To : 14/01/2021
Value
£28,501
Date
12 Jul 2017
Source
Lynch-Pin Associates Ltd
Description
Secretariat   From : 12/07/2017 To : 11/07/2018
Value
£13,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Explosive Threats APPG

Former APPG Officers