International Conservation APPG

First Registered: 19/06/2019 • Last updated on: 10/03/2021

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To provide a forum to address wildlife conservation and biodiversity issues affecting our planet including but not limited to ecosystem collapse, species extinctions, land degradation, invasive species, illegal fishing and other threats to the natural world.

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 International Conservation

1. Policy paper: 25 Year Environment Plan
16/05/2019 - Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
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Found: Improve the Environment Annex 3: The UK™s international agreements to protect or improve the environment

2. Bright Blue - written evidence
10/10/2018 - Inquiry: UK aid for combating climate change - International Development Committee
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Found: increasing UK aid spending on global nature conservation to at least £1 billion per annum, and set out

3. International Union for the Conservation of Nature: Guidelines for reintroductions and other conservation translocations
25/08/2020 - Natural England
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Found: Translocation Conservation translocation

4. International Union for the Conservation of Nature: Guidelines for reintroductions and other conservation translocations
25/08/2020 - Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
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Found: Translocation Conservation translocation

5. Statistics on Waterbirds in the UK (2020 publication; includes data up to 2019)
02/04/2020 - Joint Nature Conservation Committee (JNCC)
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Found: From: Joint Nature Conservation Committee Documents Statistics

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to International Conservation

1. Trophy Hunting
15/05/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: The global economy has quadrupled in size and international trade has grown tenfold, and yet as the human - Speech Link
2: or even social media. A 2016 report by the International Fund for Animal Welfare revealed that as many - Speech Link
3: this—to separate the moral arguments from the conservation arguments. Morally, the issue is largely black - Speech Link

2. Conservation of Habitats and Species (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019
06/03/2019 - Grand Committee

1: That the Grand Committee do consider the Conservation of Habitats and Species (Amendment) (EU Exit) - Speech Link
2: left partially inoperable on exit.The conservation of habitats and species regulations extend in - Speech Link

3. Endangered Species: Developing Countries
20/07/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: countries such as Madagascar rely on tourism to fund conservation. To take one example, the Ranomafana national - Speech Link
2: term, improving the support that we provide for conservation projects, as the hon. Gentleman rightly says - Speech Link
3: between the overseas territories and some of the conservation organisations in this country, with which my - Speech Link

4. Uncontrolled Shark Fishing in the Atlantic
03/07/2018 - Westminster Hall

1: UK and beyond that do excellent work on shark conservation all over the world. The adoption certificate - Speech Link
2: sustainable fisheries at an international level and make the conservation of shark species a key priority - Speech Link
3: do things on our own terms, and do more for conservation, not less.I hope that the UK Government - Speech Link

5. Fisheries Bill [HL]
02/03/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: Professor Michael J Kaiser, professor of marine conservation ecology at the School of Ocean Sciences, Bangor - Speech Link
2: speak on this in a moment. It is clear that our conservation policies need to be at least as good as those - Speech Link
3: the Council of the European Communities on the conservation of natural habitats and of wild flora and fauna - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to International Conservation
1. Nature Conservation: International Cooperation
asked by: Ruth Jones
15/01/2021
... Development and Commonwealth Affairs on taking diplomatic steps to create a legally binding international extinction loss and nature preservation target.

2. Bees: Conservation
asked by: Marquess of Lothian
04/06/2020
... and (2) role they play in the process of pollination; and what impact the COVID-19 pandemic is having on the beekeeping sector.

3. Energy: Conservation
asked by: Afzal Khan
10/07/2020
... what steps he is taking to ensure the energy regulatory framework supports (a) Greater Manchester’s 2038 carbon-neutral target and (b) distribution network operators’ net zero innovation plans; and what assessment he has made of the effect of the covid-19 outbreak on consumers’ (i) willingness and (ii) ability to pay for energy efficiency improvements through their energy bills.

4. Water: Conservation
asked by: Luke Pollard
22/07/2020
... Energy and Industrial Strategy on the potential merits of funding water efficiency measures prior to the announcement of £2 billion to support homeowners and landlords in making their homes more energy-efficient in 2020-21 in the Chancellor's Plan for Jobs.

5. Nature Conservation
asked by: Bim Afolami
20/07/2020
... what steps he is taking to help ensure that the UK is a global leader in policy advocacy for the conservation of nature.

Latest Questions
12 Current APPG Officers
Barry Gardiner Portrait
Barry Gardiner
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Brent North
Joined: 19th June 2019
Bim Afolami Portrait
Bim Afolami
Vice Chair
Conservative - Hitchin and Harpenden
Joined: 4th November 2020
Ian Byrne Portrait
Ian Byrne
Vice Chair
Labour - Liverpool, West Derby
Joined: 4th November 2020
Chris Grayling Portrait
Chris Grayling
Vice Chair
Conservative - Epsom and Ewell
Joined: 4th November 2020
1 APPG Membership
Formula One
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Barry Gardiner MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 4046.

Email: gardinerb@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Satyen Sinha, International Conservation Caucus Foundation - UK, 71-75 Shelton Street, London WC2H 9JQ

Email: ssinha@internationalconservation.org

Secretariat:

International Conservation Caucus Foundation Group acts as the group's secretariat. https://www.internationalconservation.org/

Benefits in Kind
Date
12 Feb 2020
Source
International Conservation Caucus Foundation - UK
Description
International Conservation Caucus Foundation - UK is paid by The Oak Foundation to act as the group's secretariat   From : 12/02/2020 To : 11/02/2021
Value
£24,001
Date
4 Jun 2019
Source
International Conservation Caucus Foundation Group
Description
International Conservation Caucus Foundation Group is paid by The Oak Foundation to act as the group's secretariat   From : 04/06/2019 To : 03/06/2020
Value
£24,001

No direct financial benefits are on record for the International Conservation APPG

Former APPG Officers
Alex Chalk Portrait
Alex Chalk
Co-Chair
Conservative - Cheltenham
Joined: 20th May 2020
Departed: 24th September 2020
Paula Barker Portrait
Paula Barker
Officer
Labour - Liverpool, Wavertree
Joined: 20th May 2020
Departed: 24th September 2020
Kim Johnson Portrait
Kim Johnson
Officer
Labour - Liverpool, Riverside
Joined: 20th May 2020
Departed: 24th September 2020
None Portrait
Zac Goldsmith
Officer
Joined: 5th November 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
Stephen Pound Portrait
Stephen Pound
Officer
Labour - Former Member for Ealing North
Joined: 19th June 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Benyon Portrait
Lord Benyon
Officer
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 19th June 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
David Drew Portrait
David Drew
Officer
Labour (Co-op) - Former Member for Stroud
Joined: 19th June 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships