Heathrow Expansion and Regional Connectivity APPG

First Registered: 08/04/2020 • Last updated on: 06/10/2021

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To examine issues relating to the proposed expansion of Heathrow Airport and the impacts on regional connectivity.

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Recent Documents related to Heathrow Expansion and Regional Connectivity

1. Aviation Minister visits Inverness Airport to welcome increased connectivity for the Highlands
01/06/2018 - Scotland Office
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Found: visits Inverness Airport to welcome increased connectivity for the Highlands - GOV.UK

2. Heathrow Expansion and Regional Connectivity
08/04/2020 - APPGs

Found: to the proposed expansion of Heathrow Airport and the impacts on regional connectivity.

3. Aviation Minister's keynote speech to the British-Irish airports expo
12/06/2018 - Department for Transport
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Found: How the aviation strategy and Heathrow expansion will benefit regional airports. Published

4. Heathrow north-west runway and domestic connectivity
21/06/2018 - Department for Transport
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Found: Heathrow north-west runway and domestic connectivity - GOV.UK

5. Transport Secretary challenges industry to balance expansion costs
24/05/2018 - Civil Aviation Authority
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Found: Transport Secretary challenges industry to balance expansion costs - GOV.UK

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Recent Speeches related to Heathrow Expansion and Regional Connectivity

1. Airport Expansion
02/03/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: aviation.Airport expansion is a core part of boosting our global connectivity and levelling up the - Speech Link
2: Court of Appeal ruled that the Government’s Heathrow expansion plan was unlawful as it failed to consider - Speech Link

2. National Policy Statement: Airports
25/06/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: policy against which a promoter of an expanded Heathrow airport can deliver more detailed design and participate - Speech Link
2: would support a fourth and a fifth runway, at Heathrow and at Gatwick. Does my right hon. Friend accept - Speech Link
3: tell us what extra funds he will invest in the regional airports to ensure that they can make their contribution - Speech Link

3. Airports National Policy Statement
05/06/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: to make a statement about the proposed expansion of Heathrow airport.The Government have a clear - Speech Link

4. Airports National Policy Statement
07/06/2018 - Westminster Hall

1: If deciding to build an additional runway at Heathrow airport was easy, it would have been done long - Speech Link

5. Heathrow
07/06/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: clause in a non-legally binding agreement between Heathrow and the Department for Transport that has, I am - Speech Link
2: In other words, it says that in spite of that, Heathrow Airport Ltd“reserves its rights (including - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Heathrow Expansion and Regional Connectivity
1. Union Connectivity Review
asked by: Hywel Williams
13/10/2020
... what his timescale is for the completion of the Union Connectivity Review; whether that review will make an assessment of the potential merits of air connectivity between (a)(i) Ynys Mon and (ii) Gwynedd and London and (b)(i) Ynys Mon and (ii) Gwynedd and Scotland; and if he will make a statement.

2. Union Connectivity Review
asked by: Luke Evans
08/03/2021
... what recent progress has been made on the (a) Union Connectivity Review and (b) needs of the A5 as a major trunk road from Bosworth; and what the timeframe is for publishing that review.

3. Union Connectivity Review
asked by: Wendy Chamberlain
25/02/2021
... when he plans to publish the interim report of the Union Connectivity Review.

4. Union Connectivity Review
asked by: John Lamont
04/02/2021
... what steps he is taking to increase local engagement with the Union Connectivity Review.

5. Union Connectivity Review
asked by: John Lamont
04/02/2021
... what discussions he has had with the Scottish Government on the Union Connectivity Review.

Latest Questions
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6 Current APPG Officers
John McDonnell Portrait
John McDonnell
Vice Chair
Labour - Hayes and Harlington
Joined: 14th July 2021
Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb Portrait
Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb
Vice Chair
Green Party - Life peer
Joined: 8th April 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

David Simmonds MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 0207 219 6578.

Email: david.simmonds.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Paul Beckford, No Third Runway Coalition. Tel: 07775 593 928

Email: appgheathrow@gmail.com

Secretariat:

No Third Runway Coalition acts as the group's secretariat. https://www.no3rdrunwaycoalition.co.uk/

Group's Website:

https://www.appgheathrowexpansion.com/

Benefits in Kind
Date
25 Feb 2021
Source
No Third Runway Coalition
Description
Secretariat   From : 25/02/2021 To : 24/02/2022
Value
£3,001
Date
25 Feb 2020
Source
No Third Runway Coalition
Description
Secretariat   From : 25/02/2020 To : 24/02/2021
Value
£3,001

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Heathrow Expansion and Regional Connectivity APPG

Former APPG Officers
Munira Wilson Portrait
Munira Wilson
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Twickenham
Joined: 8th April 2020
Departed: 2nd June 2021
Adam Afriyie Portrait
Adam Afriyie
Vice Chair
Conservative - Windsor
Joined: 8th April 2020
Departed: 2nd June 2021
Baroness Hamwee Portrait
Baroness Hamwee
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 8th April 2020
Departed: 2nd June 2021
No other APPG Memberships