Listed Properties APPG

First Registered: 06/01/2017 • Last updated on: 29/12/2021

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To speak up for listed properties in the UK and raise awareness in parliament of the role played by their owners in protecting the nation's heritage; and to advocate policies that support owners in preserving listed properties, including tax and planning reform.

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Recent Documents related to Listed Properties

1. Historic Houses - written evidence
26/02/2019 - Inquiry: Energy efficiency - Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee
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Found: Our family includes over 1,650 Grade I and II* listed historic houses and gardens.  Historic Houses places welcome

2. Historic Houses - written evidence
24/04/2019 - Inquiry: The impact of Business Rates on business - Treasury Committee
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Found: membership includes over 1,650 largely Grade I and II* listed historic houses, many of which are open to the

3. The National Trust - written evidence
24/04/2019 - Inquiry: The impact of Business Rates on business - Treasury Committee
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Found: the nation we take care of over 500 historic properties, including castles, ancient monuments, nature

4. Your Move - written evidence
24/04/2019 - Inquiry: No DSS: discrimination against benefit claimants in the housing sector - Work and Pensions Committee
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Found: please outline Your Move’s policy on letting properties to tenants receiving: a. Housing benefit? b.

5. The Heritage Alliance - written evidence
24/04/2019 - Inquiry: The impact of Business Rates on business - Treasury Committee
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Found: burden compared to business owners not based in listed buildings. The owners of these businesses also

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Listed Properties

1. VAT (Listed Properties)
04/03/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: beg to move,That this House has considered VAT on listed properties.It is a pleasure, as ever, to serve - Speech Link
2: I will come on to analyse that further.Listed properties are owned by the normal cross-section of the - Speech Link
3: like Sandwich that have a high preponderance of listed buildings. There are more than 3,000 in my constituency - Speech Link

2. Kew Gardens (Leases) (No. 3) Bill [HL]
21/05/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: residential properties on Kew Green. Kew has no immediate plans beyond the proposals for those properties. Obviously - Speech Link
2: judgment on what is core and what is not. Some properties on Kew Green are occupied by the Royal Botanic - Speech Link
3: language, that Kew has recognised that these properties on Kew Green are not required for the fulfilment - Speech Link

3. Town and Country Planning (Fees for Applications, Deemed Applications, Requests and Site Visits) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2020
29/07/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: without having to get planning permission, convert properties in town centres into housing, is fundamentally - Speech Link
2: case of permitted developments. Therefore, new properties may be approved that do not come up to the minimum - Speech Link
3: unrelated point regarding listed buildings. I neither own nor live in a listed property, but in the past - Speech Link

4. Project Gigabit
21/09/2021 - Westminster Hall

1: than 9,000 properties across Cumbria, Lancashire and Northumberland. It offers 100% of properties in a community - Speech Link
2: need in Cumbria with a free shot at connecting properties in our communities. The difference between them - Speech Link
3: week will be a body blow to the communities I have listed and to the others that I have chosen not to list - Speech Link

5. Kew Gardens (Leases) (No. 3) Bill [Lords]
24/06/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: buildings and structures, more than 40 of which are listed. It is a huge challenge to ensure the maintenance - Speech Link
2: 150-year lease is that the seven or so residential properties around Kew Green can be sold on a leasehold basis - Speech Link
3: reduction because of the maintenance costs of these properties. It is about getting capital in to help to renovate - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Listed Properties
1. Listed Events
asked by: Charlotte Nichols
... if he will make it his policy to ensure that all sports played by UK national teams are available live for free on non-subscription services.

2. Listed Events
asked by: Julie Elliott
... (c) Women's FA Cup and (d) other competitions listed for male sportspeople as Listed Events for free to air sports viewing.

3. Listed Events
asked by: Kevin Brennan
... if she will add the Six Nations rugby union championship to the category A list of events not permitted to be broadcast solely on paid television services.

4. Listed Events
asked by: Lord Storey
... and (2) women’s world cup sporting events in the list of listed sporting events.

5. Listed Events
asked by: Lord Storey
... why not.

Latest Questions
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7 Current APPG Officers
Craig Mackinlay Portrait
Craig Mackinlay
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - South Thanet
Joined: 6th January 2017
Bill Wiggin Portrait
Bill Wiggin
Vice Chair
Conservative - North Herefordshire
Joined: 6th January 2017
2 APPG Memberships
Motorcycling , Zoos and Aquariums
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Craig Mackinlay MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 4442.


Public Enquiry Point:

Kirstie Oakes, Listed Property Owners' Club, Lower Dane, Hartlip, Kent ME9 7TE. Tel: 01795 844 939


Benefits in Kind
19 Jul 2017
Listed Property Owners' Club
Reception held on 19 July 2017
1 Nov 2016
Butler Kelly
Butler Kelly is funded by Listed Properties Owners Club to act as the APPG's secretariat   From : 01/11/2016 To : 31/07/2017

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Listed Properties APPG

Former APPG Officers
Lord Dear Portrait
Lord Dear
Vice Chair
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 7th August 2020
Departed: 2nd June 2021
Paul Sweeney Portrait
Paul Sweeney
Vice Chair
Labour (Co-op) - Former Member for Glasgow North East
Joined: 21st November 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Field of Birkenhead Portrait
Lord Field of Birkenhead
Vice Chair
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 6th January 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
John Howell Portrait
John Howell
Vice Chair
Conservative - Henley
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
Peter Bottomley Portrait
Peter Bottomley
Vice Chair
Conservative - Worthing West
Joined: 11th September 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
71 APPG Memberships
Adult Education , Afrikan Reparations , Ageing and Older People , Arts and Heritage , Austria , BBC , Black Maternal Health , Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Business Owners , British Overseas Territories , Carbon Monoxide , Citizens Rights , Commonwealth , Cycling and Walking , Dalits , Dark Skies , Democracy and Human Rights in the Gulf , Dentistry and Oral Health , Disability , Domestic Violence and Abuse , Equitable Life Policyholders , Fatherhood , Flags and Heraldry , Gasworks Redevelopment , Global Security and Non-Proliferation , Gypsies, Travellers and Roma , Haemophilia and Contaminated Blood , Haiti , Hospice and End of Life Care , Immigration Detention , Insurance and Financial Services , Internet, Communications and Technology , Ireland and the Irish in Britain , Kosovo , Leasehold and Commonhold Reform , Limits to Growth , Longevity , Media , Music , No Recourse to Public Funds , Olympic and Paralympic Games , Opera , Park Homes , Period Equality , Photography , Race and Community , Religious Education , Republic of Korea , Retail Crime , Road Freight and Logistics , Rowing , Scientific , Scotch Whisky , Sexual and Reproductive Health in the UK , Single Parent Families , Social Enterprise , Social Integration , Social Science and Policy , Social Work , St George's Day , Tibet , Transport Safety , United Nations , United Nations Women , Vascular and Venous Disease , Votes at 16 , Western Rail Link to Heathrow , Western Sahara , Wine and Spirits , Wine of Great Britain , Women in Transport , Youth Affairs
Andrew Murrison Portrait
Andrew Murrison
Vice Chair
Conservative - South West Wiltshire
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 8th May 2019
1 APPG Membership
Gareth Johnson Portrait
Gareth Johnson
Vice Chair
Conservative - Dartford
Joined: 6th January 2017
Departed: 10th October 2018
Calum Kerr Portrait
Calum Kerr
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - Former Member for Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk
Joined: 6th January 2017
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships