Heritage Rail APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 17/11/2021

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To brief parliamentarians about heritage railways, the contribution they make to their local and regional economies and the skills training opportunities involved.

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Recent Documents related to Heritage Rail

1. Young People and Heritage Railways
23/05/2019 - Parliamentary Research

Found: Sally Dray | 23 May 2019 Young People and Heritage Railways QSD on 5 June 2019 This briefing identifies

2. How to order the HS2 Phase 2a Additional Provision 2 and Supplementary Environmental Statement 2
08/02/2019 - High Speed Two (HS2) Limited
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Found: Price list | February 2019High Speed Rail (West Midlands - Crewe)Supplementary Environmental Statement

3. HS2 Phase One planning forum: heritage subgroup meeting minutes 2020
09/12/2020 - High Speed Two (HS2) Limited
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Found: forum: heritage subgroup meeting minutes 2020 The 2020 meeting minutes of the heritage subgroup

4. HS2 Phase One planning forum: heritage subgroup meeting minutes 2021
21/04/2021 - High Speed Two (HS2) Limited
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Found: forum: heritage subgroup meeting minutes 2021 The 2021 meeting minutes of the heritage subgroup

5. Environmental minimum requirements for HS2 Phase 2a
11/02/2021 - High Speed Two (HS2) Limited
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Found: sustainability commitments that accompany the High Speed Rail (West Midlands to Crewe) Act 2021. Published

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Heritage Rail

1. Heritage Organisations: Coal Supplies
21/01/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: Government what plans they have to ensure that heritage organisations have access to sufficient supplies - Speech Link
2: the Heritage Railway Association and vice-chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Heritage Rail - Speech Link
3: appreciates the value of the heritage rail sector, but how does he envisage that heritage steam will continue - Speech Link

2. Heritage Rail: Young People
05/06/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: out by the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Heritage Rail. I declare an interest as a vice-chair of that - Speech Link

3. Great British Railways: Headquarters
24/11/2021 - Westminster Hall

1: Earlier this year, following the Williams-Shapps rail review, the Government announced their intention - Speech Link
2: the city is already at the centre of our railway heritage, and that it therefore makes sense to make York - Speech Link
3: the past with the future. York has an amazing rail heritage and the railway museum is at the heart of that - Speech Link

4. Heritage Action Zones
19/12/2018 - Westminster Hall

1: That this House has considered town centre heritage action zones.It is a pleasure to serve - Speech Link

5. Weardale Railway
01/11/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: Transport agreed to that bid. I am delighted to see the Rail Minister here today, because he was one of the first - Speech Link
2: been an irregular heritage service operating locally. The bid now is not for that heritage service to come - Speech Link
3: weather up there, so any additional contributions from rail—as opposed to road—to get down to the metropolis - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Heritage Rail
1. Cultural Heritage
asked by: John Hayes
11/11/2020
... what steps his Department is taking to protect the integrity of (a) contested heritage and (b) other aspects of the historic environment.

2. Cultural Heritage
asked by: Thangam Debbonaire
13/04/2021
... if he publish the minutes from his meeting held on 23 February 2021 with 25 heritage organisations in the UK.

3. Cultural Heritage
asked by: John Hayes
17/02/2021
... what steps the Government is taking to measure Intangible Cultural Heritage.

4. Cultural Heritage
asked by: Jamie Stone
24/11/2021
... what steps his Department is taking to strengthen the representation of the historic English counties.

5. Cultural Heritage
asked by: Lord Porter of Spalding
13/02/2020
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the role of local councils in preserving heritage; and what plans they have to meet with the Local Government Association and the National Trust to discuss a strategy for the future of local heritage assets.

Latest Questions
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9 Current APPG Officers
Mark Garnier Portrait
Mark Garnier
Vice Chair
Conservative - Wyre Forest
Joined: 30th July 2015
Lord Grocott Portrait
Lord Grocott
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
No other APPG Memberships
Baroness Morgan of Cotes Portrait
Baroness Morgan of Cotes
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 12th October 2016
Lord Snape Portrait
Lord Snape
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 29th August 2018
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Liz Saville Roberts MP, Angorfa, Heol Meurig, Dolgellau, LL40 1LN. Tel: 01341 422 661 .

Email: liz.savilleroberts.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Chris Austin, 20a Park Road, Bromley BR1 3HP. Tel: 07913 653 594

Email: austinca2@googlemail.com

No benefits in kind are on record for the Heritage Rail APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Heritage Rail APPG

Former APPG Officers