Historic Counties APPG

First Registered: 16/12/2020 • Last updated on: 10/03/2021

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To promote the historic county flags associated with the United Kingdom as well as the Crown Dependencies.

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 Historic Counties

1. Communities secretary launches 'most ambitious heritage preservation campaign for 40 years'
23/10/2019 - Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government
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Found: and culture Arts and culture Conservation of historic buildings and monuments Press release

2. Historic counties day celebrated in the heart of government
23/07/2014 - Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government
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Found: Historic counties day celebrated in the heart of government -

3. Hertfordshire County Council - written evidence
27/11/2018 - Inquiry: Special educational needs and disabilities - Education Committee
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Found: NFF allocate resource based on each authority’s historic level of spending on high needs. For example,

4. Westmorland flag flies in the heart of government
29/09/2014 - Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government
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Found: Government to celebrate the important role of historic counties. Published 29 September 2014

5. Historic Middlesex flag flies above Westminster once again
16/05/2014 - Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government
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Found: Historic Middlesex flag flies above Westminster once again - GOV

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Historic Counties

1. Business of the House
17/09/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: country is made by Parliament. That has been our historic constitutional position. The Prime Minister himself - Speech Link
2: championship would be a struggle between those two great counties, but I did not think it would come down to a showdown - Speech Link
3: throughout all parts of the United Kingdom, historic counties have been divided, merged, replaced and abolished - Speech Link

2. Sport Sector: Financial Support
25/11/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: that AFC Wimbledon, which has just completed its historic return to a new stadium at Plough Lane, had over - Speech Link
2: pressurise the ECB to give more of the TV money to the counties rather than them getting it out of the £300 million - Speech Link
3: the ECB that it had the means to support all the counties over the winter. If the restrictions continue - Speech Link

3. Local Government Reorganisation: Somerset
02/12/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: reorganisation in 1974, when the demolition of our historic county began. That was the Minister who pushed - Speech Link
2: He often treats us to interesting snippets of historic fact.I understand his long-standing interest - Speech Link

4. Local Government Reform: Greater London
17/10/2018 - Westminster Hall

1: capital of London comprises an amazing patchwork of counties, cities, boroughs, royal boroughs, towns, communities - Speech Link
2: metro areas or even some county deals in which counties have come together. That has been necessary because - Speech Link
3: That is nonsense. The traditional identity of the counties is being lost because of a failure by local government - Speech Link

5. North Staffordshire Potteries Towns: Levelling Up
01/12/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: Stoke-on-Trent is a city made up of six historic pottery towns, each of which has its own high - Speech Link
2: Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent, but working across those counties that share very similar economic challenges to - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Historic Counties
1. Historic Buildings
asked by: Daniel Kawczynski
30/04/2019
... whether the Government holds 3D laser maps of historic buildings to provide an accurate record of their construction in the event of damage.

2. Historic Buildings: Coronavirus
asked by: Tracey Crouch
10/06/2020
... (c) Historic Royal Palaces and (d) the Churches Conservation Trust on (i) support for and (ii) the preservation of built heritage during the covid-19 outbreak.

3. Tourism: Historic Buildings
asked by: David Evennett
29/05/2019
... what steps his Department is taking to encourage an increase the number of annual visits to historic houses throughout the UK.

4. Historic Buildings: Conservation
asked by: Rebecca Pow
01/11/2018
... what steps his Department is taking to protect heritage buildings.

5. Historic Buildings
asked by: Mark Hendrick
05/12/2016
... Preston.

Latest Questions
4 Current APPG Officers
Andrew Gwynne Portrait
Andrew Gwynne
Vice Chair
Labour - Denton and Reddish
Joined: 16th December 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Andrew Rosindell MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 8475.

Email: andrew.rosindell.mp@parliament.uk

No benefits in kind are on record for the Historic Counties APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Historic Counties APPG