Mountaineering APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 17/11/2021

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To promote the sporting and recreational interests of climbers, hill walkers and mountaineers; to raise awareness of the physical and social benefits of mountaineering; and to campaign for sustainable access to cliffs, mountains and open countryside.

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Recent Documents related to Mountaineering

1. Designated standards: PPE
09/12/2020 - Office for Product Safety and Standards
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Found: Protective gloves ag ainst cold 65. EN 564:2014 Mountaineering equipment - Accessory cord - Safety requirements

2. Designated standards: PPE
09/12/2020 - Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
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Found: Protective gloves ag ainst cold 65. EN 564:2014 Mountaineering equipment - Accessory cord - Safety requirements

3. GLASGOW UNIVERSITY MOUNTAINEERING CLUB FUNDING SUCCESS
14/09/2017 - Early Day Motions

Found: House congratulates the Glasgow University Mountaineering Club (GUMC) in securing £2,000 National Lottery

4. Designated standards: PPE
09/12/2020 - Office for Product Safety and Standards
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Found: - - - - - Regulation 2016/425 EN 564:2014 Mountaineering equipment - Accessory cord - Safety requirements

5. Designated standards: PPE
09/12/2020 - Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
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Found: - - - - - Regulation 2016/425 EN 564:2014 Mountaineering equipment - Accessory cord - Safety requirements

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Recent Speeches related to Mountaineering

1. Mount Everest: Safety
18/07/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: authorities. The embassy has been in contact with mountaineering experts about how to improve the situation - Speech Link

2. Outdoor Recreation
28/10/2015 - Westminster Hall

1: position as a co-chair of the all-party group on mountaineering, along with the hon. Member—my friend—for Bassetlaw - Speech Link
2: achieved that in the outdoor space. The British Mountaineering Council, which has given huge amounts of support - Speech Link
3: of sport. Indeed, if one takes the British Mountaineering Council, one sees that there are no spectators; - Speech Link

3. Outdoor Sport and Recreation
10/09/2014 - Westminster Hall

1: organisations came together, which deal with canoeing, mountaineering, open access, open spaces, national parks, - Speech Link
2: Streets, Putting People First, the British Mountaineering Council, Britain on Foot, Ramblers GB, the - Speech Link
3: as the co-chair of the all-party group on mountaineering. I refer hon. Members to the register of all-party - Speech Link

4. Outdoor Pursuits
05/02/2013 - Commons Chamber

1: I am co-chairman of the all-party group on mountaineering, vice-chairman of the all-party group on mountain - Speech Link
2: pursuits, such as hill walking, rock climbing and mountaineering, are real and tangible. If we add mountain - Speech Link
3: more about having—in the best traditions of mountaineering—a summit in mind and a determination to reach - Speech Link

5. Royal Regiment of Artillery/Corps of Royal Engineers
04/07/2016 - Commons Chamber

1: have been prominent in music, the film world, mountaineering, ocean sailing, past and current Olympiads - Speech Link

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6 Current APPG Officers
Derek Twigg Portrait
Derek Twigg
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Halton
Joined: 31st July 2019
Lord Haworth Portrait
Lord Haworth
Secretary
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
3 APPG Memberships
Energy Costs , Georgia , Polar Regions
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Derek Twigg MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 1039.

Email: derek.twigg.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Dr Catherine Flitcroft, British Mountaineering Council, 177-179 Burton Road, Manchester M20 2BB. Tel: 0161 438 3333

Email: cath@thebmc.co.uk

Secretariat:

British Mountaineering Council acts as the group's secretariat. https://www.thebmc.co.uk/

Benefits in Kind
Date
11 Mar 2021
Source
British Mountaineering Council
Description
Secretariat   From : 11/03/2021 To : 10/03/2022
Value
£1,501
Date
11 Mar 2020
Source
British Mountaineering Council
Description
Secretariat   From : 11/03/2020 To : 10/03/2021
Value
£1,501
Date
10 Jul 2019
Source
British Mountaineering Council
Description
Secretariat   From : 10/07/2019 To : 09/07/2020
Value
£1,501
Date
10 Jul 2018
Source
British Mountaineering Council
Description
Secretariat   From : 10/07/2018 To : 09/07/2019
Value
£1,501
Date
1 Jan 2016
Source
British Mountaineering Council
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/01/2016 To : 31/12/2016
Value
£1,501
Date
1 Jan 2015
Source
British Mountaineering Council
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/01/2015 To : 31/12/2015
Value
£1,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Mountaineering APPG

Former APPG Officers
Angela Smith Portrait
Angela Smith
Officer
Liberal Democrat - Former Member for Penistone and Stocksbridge
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
David Rutley Portrait
David Rutley
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Macclesfield
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Greg Mulholland Portrait
Greg Mulholland
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Former Member for Leeds North West
Joined: 21st July 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Graham Evans Portrait
Graham Evans
Treasurer
Conservative - Former Member for Weaver Vale
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships