Hospitality and Tourism APPG

First Registered: 20/05/2020 • Last updated on: 10/03/2021

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To examine key issues, opportunities and challenges facing the hospitality sector across the UK.

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 Hospitality and Tourism

1. Reduce VAT for hospitality, hotels, restaurant services, tourism in the uk
01/05/2020 - Petitions

Found: the UK government to reduce the VAT for hospitality and tourism sector inline with other EU countries.

2. Twelve month support for tourism
29/04/2020 - Early Day Motions

Found: That this house notes that hospitality and the UK tourism industry are among the hardest hit by the necessary

3. Transition period: letter to the tourism and hospitality sector
18/11/2020 - Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
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Found: Transition period: letter to the tourism and hospitality sector Letter from the Secretary

4. Transition period: letter to the tourism and hospitality sector
18/11/2020 - Companies House (Companies House)
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Found: Transition period: letter to the tourism and hospitality sector Letter from the Secretary

5. Value Added Tax (Reduced Rate) (Hospitality and Tourism) (Extension of Time Period) (Coronavirus) Order 2020
03/12/2020 - Secondary Legislation

Found: TaxThe Value Added Tax (Reduced Rate) (Hospitality and Tourism) (Extension of Time Period) (Coronavirus)

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Hospitality and Tourism

1. Domestic Tourism
12/01/2021 - Westminster Hall

1: That this House has considered domestic tourism.I am delighted to serve under your chairmanship - Speech Link
2: council area of Ards and North Down, domestic tourism is the key to the council’s economic growth for - Speech Link
3: world on tourism; Cornwall has that same reliance. One of the key things about our tourism industry is - Speech Link

2. Tourism: Covid-19
10/09/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: considered support for the tourism industry after the covid-19 lockdown.Tourism is so much more than - Speech Link
2: core of the economic drive of that council is tourism, which is so important. Does the hon. Lady agree - Speech Link
3: tourist destinations—more than our normal domestic tourism expenditure. That should start alarm bells ringing - Speech Link

3. Tourism: East of England
20/03/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: to move,That this House has considered tourism in the East of England.It is a pleasure - Speech Link
2: Paper reads:“That this House has considered tourism in the East of England”.I wonder if the - Speech Link
3: good enough at taking a holistic approach to our tourism offering. I have not spent much time in Waveney - Speech Link

4. Covid-19: Hospitality Industry
24/03/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: 1156 e-petition 552201, Create a Minister for Hospitality in the UK Government, e-petition 329985, Give - Speech Link
2: That this House has considered support for the hospitality industry throughout the covid-19 pandemic.I - Speech Link

5. Business and Planning Bill
29/06/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: part.New clause 1—Support for the tourism and hospitality sector—“(1) The Secretary of State - Speech Link
2: If legislation is not passed in time, hospitality businesses and their customers will not be able - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Hospitality and Tourism
1. Hospitality Industry and Tourism
asked by: Luke Evans
20/01/2021
... if he will take steps with his Cabinet colleagues to develop a road map to support the trading of the hospitality and tourism sectors in 2021.

2. Hospitality Industry and Tourism: Coronavirus
asked by: Henry Smith
19/06/2020
... (b) travel and (c) hospitality sectors.

3. Hospitality Industry and Tourism: VAT
asked by: Caroline Lucas
26/06/2020
... if he will make it his policy to reduce VAT on tourism and hospitality-related activities to 5 per cent.

4. Hospitality Industry and Tourism: Wales
asked by: Gerald Jones
22/06/2020
... whether the Government plans to provide additional support to the hospitality and tourism industry in Wales via the Welsh Government during the recovery from the covid-19 outbreak.

5. Hospitality Industry and Tourism: VAT
asked by: Sarah Olney
11/01/2021
... what assessment his Department has made of the potential merits of extending the 5 per cent VAT rate for tourism and hospitality until at least the end of 2021.

Latest Questions
15 Current APPG Officers
Steve Double Portrait
Steve Double
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - St Austell and Newquay
Joined: 20th May 2020
Lord Pendry Portrait
Lord Pendry
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 20th May 2020
2 APPG Memberships
Hong Kong , Japan
Bob Seely Portrait
Bob Seely
Vice Chair
Conservative - Isle of Wight
Joined: 1st July 2020
Simon Baynes Portrait
Simon Baynes
Vice Chair
Conservative - Clwyd South
Joined: 1st July 2020
Kenny MacAskill Portrait
Kenny MacAskill
Vice Chair
Alba Party - East Lothian
Joined: 1st July 2020
David Linden Portrait
David Linden
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - Glasgow East
Joined: 1st July 2020
Jerome Mayhew Portrait
Jerome Mayhew
Vice Chair
Conservative - Broadland
Joined: 1st July 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Steve Double MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 4408.

Email: steve.double.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Richard Clifford, UKHospitality, 10 Bloomsbury Way, London WC1A 2SL. Tel: 020 7404 7744

Email: rclifford@ukhospitality.org.uk

Group's Website:

https://www.ukhospitality.org.uk/page/APPG

No benefits in kind are on record for the Hospitality and Tourism APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Hospitality and Tourism APPG

Former APPG Officers
Michael Tomlinson Portrait
Michael Tomlinson
Treasurer
Conservative - Mid Dorset and North Poole
Joined: 20th May 2020
Departed: 20th May 2020
No other APPG Memberships