Midlands Engine APPG

First Registered: 07/08/2020 • Last updated on: 10/03/2021

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To bring together MPs and Peers in the Midlands to promote regional economic growth and development, raising awareness of aims and objectives of the Midlands Engine Partnership and providing a forum to support those ambitions and projects.

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 Midlands Engine

1. Cutting-edge digital map to boost Midlands engine
11/01/2019 - Geospatial Commission
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Found: Cutting-edge digital map to boost Midlands engine - GOV.UK document

2. 5G project announced on first anniversary of Midlands Engine Strategy
10/03/2018 - Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
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Found: project announced on first anniversary of Midlands Engine Strategy - GOV.UK

3. The Midlands Engine
20/01/2017 - Parliamentary Research

Found: PACKNumber CDP 2017/0021, 20 January 2017 The Midlands Engine By Matthew Ward Summary This debate pack has

4. Midlands Engine Investment Fund
22/02/2018 - Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government
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Found: Midlands Engine Investment Fund - GOV.UK

5. Midlands Engine Strategy
09/03/2017 - Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
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Found: Midlands Engine Strategy - GOV.UK document

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Midlands Engine

1. HS2: Phase 2B
08/02/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: assessment they have made of the impact on (1) the East Midlands, and (2) Yorkshire, of not delivering the eastern - Speech Link
2: Government are committed to ensuring that the Midlands, Yorkshire and the north-east realise the benefits - Speech Link
3: and Midlands Engine Rail—including the developments from regeneration around the HS2 East Midlands hub - Speech Link

2. Covid-19: Levelling-up Agenda
08/09/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: evidence from the Midlands Engine Observatory highlights the barriers to growth in the Midlands economy, leading - Speech Link
2: of the Midlands Engine partnership. I am pleased to say that 30 places in the Midlands Engine region - Speech Link

3. Midlands Engine
24/01/2017 - Westminster Hall

1: That this House has considered the Midlands Engine.It is a pleasure to serve under your - Speech Link
2: the tone of our Prime Minister towards the midlands engine. Although the announcement on infrastructure - Speech Link

4. Trains: East Midlands
19/10/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: promoting strategic transport investment across the Midlands region. One proposal is to reduce journey times - Speech Link
2: particularly on the Newark to Nottingham stretch. Midlands Connect and Network Rail are looking at a feasibility - Speech Link
3: other rail enhancements across the Midlands, including the Midlands rail hub. Network Rail is already - Speech Link

5. Local Growth
09/03/2017 - Written Statements

1: strategy for the midlands engine.As the ministerial champion for the midlands engine I am delighted - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Midlands Engine
1. Biodiversity: Midlands
asked by: Andrew Mitchell
09/03/2020
... what steps he is taking to increase biodiversity in the Midlands.

2. Transport: Midlands
asked by: Alex Norris
10/02/2020
... what comparative assessment he has made of the level of funding allocated from the public purse to transport programmes in the (a) East Midlands and (b) West Midlands.

3. Railways: Midlands
asked by: Rachel Maclean
30/01/2020
... what steps his Department is taking to improve rail services in the Midlands.

4. Railways: Midlands
asked by: Claudia Webbe
01/12/2020
... Leicester and Nottingham as part of the Midlands Rail Hub project.

5. Transport: Midlands
asked by: Preet Kaur Gill
04/02/2020
... how much funding the Government has allocated to transport programmes throughout the Midlands.

Latest Questions
10 Current APPG Officers
Darren Henry Portrait
Darren Henry
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Broxtowe
Joined: 7th August 2020
Lord Ravensdale Portrait
Lord Ravensdale
Joint Chair
Crossbench - Excepted Hereditary
Joined: 7th August 2020
2 APPG Memberships
Energy Studies , Nuclear Energy
Kate Griffiths Portrait
Kate Griffiths
Vice Chair
Conservative - Burton
Joined: 7th August 2020
1 APPG Membership
Domestic Violence and Abuse
Baroness Verma Portrait
Baroness Verma
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 7th August 2020
Karl McCartney Portrait
Karl McCartney
Secretary
Conservative - Lincoln
Joined: 7th August 2020
Jane Stevenson Portrait
Jane Stevenson
Vice Chair
Conservative - Wolverhampton North East
Joined: 10th March 2021
2 APPG Memberships
Complex Needs , Key Cities
Lord Taylor of Holbeach Portrait
Lord Taylor of Holbeach
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 10th March 2021
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Darren Henry MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 0207 219 3000.

Email: darren.henry.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Tom Day, Midlands Engine. Tel: 07771 513 501

Email: tom.day@midlandsengine.org

No benefits in kind are on record for the Midlands Engine APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Midlands Engine APPG

Former APPG Officers
Nicola Richards Portrait
Nicola Richards
Vice Chair
Conservative - West Bromwich East
Joined: 7th August 2020
Departed: 27th January 2021