Future of Retail APPG

First Registered: 24/09/2020 • Last updated on: 21/04/2021

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To provide a cross-party forum for parliamentarians to promote the value of the retail sector in collaboration with industry, to explore policy trends, develop support for the sector, maintain dialogue with government and engage stakeholders.

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 Future of Retail

1. Flexible and responsive energy retail markets
22/07/2019 - Ofgem
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Found: Flexible and responsive energy retail markets - GOV.UK

2. Future energy retail market review
05/03/2019 - Ofgem
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Found: Future energy retail market review - GOV.UK

3. Future energy retail market review
05/03/2019 - Ofgem
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Found: Future Energy Retail Market Re view Creating an agile retail market that captures system benefits

4. Industry-led Retail Sector Council launched to act as champion for future growth
07/03/2018 - Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
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Found: Industry-led Retail Sector Council launched to act as champion for future growth - GOV.UK

5. Fabian Society - written evidence
06/06/2018 - Inquiry: Industrial Strategy: Sector Deals and Productivity - Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee
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Found: 2016-2017 Fabian Society retail taskforce, an independent group of retailers, retail trade unions and experts

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Future of Retail

1. Retail Strategy
10/07/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: has considered the development of a retail strategy for the future.It is an honour to serve under - Speech Link
2: Does she agree that, with online banking, online retail and edge-of-town and out-of-town shopping, the - Speech Link
3: transformation and that we need a vision for the future. Our strategy must do more than just deal with - Speech Link

2. Arcadia and Debenhams: Business Support and Job Retention
02/12/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: the detail, because it is a worrying time for the retail sector, particularly for those affected by the - Speech Link
2: should be put right through legislation in the future?Thirdly, on the workers at Debenhams and - Speech Link

3. The Future of the High Street
10/12/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: move,That this House has considered the future of the high street.There is no shying away - Speech Link
2: as evidenced all too clearly by the well-known retail chains—including Debenhams and Arcadia Group Ltd—that - Speech Link
3: announced in the spring that the business rates retail discount would be increased to 100% and expanded - Speech Link

4. High Streets and Town Centres in 2030
13/06/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: concluded that the days when the high street was 100% retail—for much of the 20th century, people went to their - Speech Link

5. Retail Sector
06/06/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: this House notes that 21,000 jobs were lost in the retail sector in the first three months of 2018 due to - Speech Link
2: this House notes that 21,000 jobs were lost in the retail sector in the first three months of 2018 due to - Speech Link
3: grow, but impedes their security for the immediate future. Does she think that the Government should do something - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Future of Retail
1. Future Fund
asked by: Charlotte Nichols
08/09/2020
... how many businesses have taken loans through the Future Fund scheme in each (a) nation and (b) region of the UK; and what proportion of the loaned money has gone to each (i) nation and (ii) region.

2. Future Fund
asked by: Fleur Anderson
02/06/2020
... when the £500m Future Fund announced on 20 April 2020 will open for applications.

3. Future Fund
asked by: Chi Onwurah
22/06/2020
... by region.

4. Future Fund
asked by: Chi Onwurah
24/06/2020
... what estimate he has made of the number of UK start-ups whose Future Fund loans will be converted to equity.

5. Future Fund
asked by: Sarah Champion
20/07/2020
... if he will publish the criteria for allocating funding from the Future Fund.

Latest Questions
7 Current APPG Officers
Matt Vickers Portrait
Matt Vickers
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Stockton South
Joined: 24th September 2020
2 APPG Memberships
British Bioethanol , Loneliness
Martyn Day Portrait
Martyn Day
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Joined: 24th September 2020
Charlotte Nichols Portrait
Charlotte Nichols
Vice Chair
Labour - Warrington North
Joined: 24th September 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Matt Vickers MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 0207 219 3723.

Email: matt.vickers.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Felix Davies, Connect, 3rd Floor, Millbank Tower, London SW1P 4QP. Tel: 020 7592 9592

Email: f.davies@connectpa.co.uk

Secretariat:

Connect acts as the group's secretariat. https://connectpa.co.uk/

Benefits in Kind
Date
20 Jul 2020
Source
Connect
Description
Connect is paid by VISA to act as the group's secretariat   From : 20/07/2020 To : 19/07/2021
Value
£6,001

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Future of Retail APPG