Hydrogen APPG

First Registered: 29/08/2018 • Last updated on: 21/04/2021

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To provide a forum for parliamentarians to engage with leading businesses and organisations that are working to enable the UK to meet its net-zero targets through implementation of hydrogen projects, and discuss policy options to support these.

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 Hydrogen

1. Anglo American - written evidence
10/07/2019 - Inquiry: Trains fit for the future? - Transport Committee
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Found: an interest in the future of hydrogen technologies, including hydrogen for mobility, heating and storage

2. Anglo American - written evidence
03/09/2019 - Inquiry: Decarbonisation of the UK Economy and Green Finance - Treasury Committee
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Found: an interest in the future of hydrogen technologies, including hydrogen for mobility, heating and storage

3. Advice on net-zero energy challenges
12/10/2020 - Council for Science and Technology (CST)
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Found: SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY - MINISTERIAL BRIEFING ON HYDROGEN Timing: 18th June 2020, 14:30 16:30

4. Hydrogen chloride: health effects, incident management and toxicology
14/08/2019 - Public Health England (PHE)
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Found: Key Points hydrogen chloride is a col ourless or slightly yellow gas hydrogen chloride gas

5. Hydrogen chloride: health effects, incident management and toxicology
14/08/2019 - Public Health England (PHE)
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Found: Hydrogen chloride / hydrochloric acid Toxicological overview Key Points Kinetics and metabolism

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Hydrogen

1. Hydrogen Transport
26/11/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: privilege to have secured today’s debate on the use of hydrogen transport. It is such thrilling news because, - Speech Link

2. UK Hydrogen Economy
17/12/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: move,That this House has considered the UK hydrogen economy.I refer the House to my entry in - Speech Link

3. Energy: Hydrogen
17/09/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: Government whether the Hydrogen Advisory Council will develop a fully-funded hydrogen strategy for the United - Speech Link
2: working groups will inform the development of a UK hydrogen strategy, which will be published before COP 26 - Speech Link
3: Britain’s leading role in hydrogen technology? We are making world-first hydrogen buses in Ballymena, Falkirk - Speech Link

4. Nuclear Energy: Hydrogen Production Targets
19/04/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: the important role that both nuclear energy and hydrogen can have in meeting our climate targets. I am - Speech Link
2: that has the power to economically produce green hydrogen at scale, complementing offshore wind. Will the - Speech Link
3: renewable energy directive, but to be eligible hydrogen had to be produced from renewable energy. This - Speech Link

5. Hydrogen Sector
30/11/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: Government are aiming for 5 gigawatts of low-carbon hydrogen production capacity in the UK by 2030—a clear - Speech Link
2: beautiful, absolutely silent hydrogen-powered car. I assure noble Lords that the hydrogen economy is well and - Speech Link
3: positioned to benefit from the potential of low-carbon hydrogen, which could unlock up to 100,000 domestic and - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Hydrogen
1. Hydrogen
asked by: Liz Saville Roberts
14/09/2020
... what steps he is taking to increase the number of trials that are testing the safety of using hydrogen for domestic heat.

2. Hydrogen
asked by: Andrew Griffith
14/09/2020
... what recent discussions he has had with Cabinet colleagues on the UK's hydrogen strategy; and what steps he is taking to formalise cross-departmental working on that strategy.

3. Hydrogen
asked by: Alexander Stafford
23/09/2020
... what assessment he has made of the implications for his policies of reports that the French and German governments plan to work together on hydrogen development.

4. Hydrogen
asked by: Andrew Griffith
14/09/2020
... what plans he has to promote the UK's hydrogen sector at COP26.

5. Hydrogen
asked by: Lisa Cameron
09/09/2020
... if the Government will (a) develop and (b) publish a hydrogen strategy.

Latest Questions
41 Current APPG Officers
Jacob Young Portrait
Jacob Young
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Redcar
Joined: 20th May 2020
Ed Davey Portrait
Ed Davey
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Kingston and Surbiton
Joined: 29th August 2018
Lia Nici Portrait
Lia Nici
Vice Chair
Conservative - Great Grimsby
Joined: 20th May 2020
Lord Wigley Portrait
Lord Wigley
Vice Chair
Plaid Cymru - Life peer
Joined: 20th May 2020
2 APPG Memberships
Learning Disability , Water
Lord Young of Norwood Green Portrait
Lord Young of Norwood Green
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 20th May 2020
Lord Oates Portrait
Lord Oates
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 7th August 2020
Clive Betts Portrait
Clive Betts
Vice Chair
Labour - Sheffield South East
Joined: 21st April 2021
Paula Barker Portrait
Paula Barker
Officer
Labour - Liverpool, Wavertree
Joined: 7th August 2020
Steve Double Portrait
Steve Double
Officer
Conservative - St Austell and Newquay
Joined: 7th August 2020
Damian Hinds Portrait
Damian Hinds
Officer
Conservative - East Hampshire
Joined: 7th August 2020
Charlotte Nichols Portrait
Charlotte Nichols
Officer
Labour - Warrington North
Joined: 7th August 2020
Richard Thomson Portrait
Richard Thomson
Officer
Scottish National Party - Gordon
Joined: 7th August 2020
3 APPG Memberships
Cleaning and Hygiene , Management , Pensions
Alan Whitehead Portrait
Alan Whitehead
Officer
Labour - Southampton, Test
Joined: 7th August 2020
Mick Whitley Portrait
Mick Whitley
Officer
Labour - Birkenhead
Joined: 21st April 2021
Douglas Chapman Portrait
Douglas Chapman
Officer
Scottish National Party - Dunfermline and West Fife
Joined: 21st April 2021
Paul Girvan Portrait
Paul Girvan
Officer
Democratic Unionist Party - South Antrim
Joined: 21st April 2021
Lord Colwyn Portrait
Lord Colwyn
Officer
Conservative - Excepted Hereditary
Joined: 7th August 2020
Baroness Goudie Portrait
Baroness Goudie
Officer
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 7th August 2020
Lord Grantchester Portrait
Lord Grantchester
Officer
Labour - Excepted Hereditary
Joined: 7th August 2020
1 APPG Membership
Dark Skies
Lord Mackay of Clashfern Portrait
Lord Mackay of Clashfern
Officer
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 7th August 2020
No other APPG Memberships
Baroness Meacher Portrait
Baroness Meacher
Officer
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 7th August 2020
Lord Moonie Portrait
Lord Moonie
Officer
Non-affiliated - Life peer
Joined: 7th August 2020
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Bamford Portrait
Lord Bamford
Officer
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 21st April 2021
No other APPG Memberships
Earl of Shrewsbury Portrait
Earl of Shrewsbury
Officer
Conservative - Excepted Hereditary
Joined: 21st April 2021
Earl of Liverpool Portrait
Earl of Liverpool
Officer
Conservative - Excepted Hereditary
Joined: 21st April 2021
No other APPG Memberships
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Jacob Young MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 0207 219 3936.

Email: jacob.young.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Connect, Third Floor, Millbank Tower, 21-24 Millbank, London SW1P 4QP. Tel: 020 7592 9592

Email: appghydrogen@connectpa.co.uk

Secretariat:

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

Group's Website:

https://connectpa.co.uk/appg-hydrogen/

Benefits in Kind
Date
24 Feb 2021
Source
Connect
Description
Connect is paid by the following to act as the group's secretariat: Baxi, Bosch, Cadent, EDF, Equinor, Energy and Utilities Alliance, Johnson Matthey, National Grid, Northern Gas Networks, SGN and Shell   From : 24/02/2021 To : 23/02/2022
Value
£64,501
Date
24 Feb 2020
Source
Connect
Description
Connect is paid by the following to act as the group's secretariat: Baxi, Cadent, EDF Energy, Energy and Utilities Alliance, National Grid, Northern Gas Networks, SGN, Shell, Bosch, Equinor   From : 24/02/2020 To : 23/02/2021
Value
£58,501
Date
24 Feb 2020
Source
Connect
Description
Connect is paid by the following to act as the group's secretariat: Baxi, Cadent, EDF Energy, Energy and Utilities Alliance, National Grid, Northern Gas Networks, SGN and Shell   From : 24/02/2020 To : 23/02/2021
Value
£46,501
Date
3 Jul 2018
Source
Connect
Description
Connect is paid by the following to act as the group's secretariat: Northern Gas Networks, Wales and West Utilities, Cadent, Southern Gas Networks, Energy and Utilities Alliance   From : 03/07/2018 To : 02/07/2019
Value
£28,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Hydrogen APPG

Former APPG Officers
Ed Davey Portrait
Ed Davey
Officer
Liberal Democrat - Kingston and Surbiton
Joined: 29th August 2018
Departed: 7th August 2020
David Duguid Portrait
David Duguid
Vice Chair
Conservative - Banff and Buchan
Joined: 20th May 2020
Departed: 20th May 2020
1 APPG Membership
22q11 Syndrome
Anna Turley Portrait
Anna Turley
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour (Co-op) - Former Member for Redcar
Joined: 29th August 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Alex Cunningham Portrait
Alex Cunningham
Officer
Labour - Stockton North
Joined: 19th June 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
Jim Cunningham Portrait
Jim Cunningham
Officer
Labour - Former Member for Coventry South
Joined: 29th August 2018
Departed: 8th May 2019
No other APPG Memberships