Nature APPG

First Registered: 31/07/2019 • Last updated on: 21/04/2021

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To provide a forum for engaging and inspiring parliamentarians and others with the natural world, the major threats that it faces today, and the positives that come form a healthy natural environment.

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 Nature

1. Cumbria's National Nature Reserves
09/07/2019 - Natural England
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Found: Cumbria's National Nature Reserves - GOV.UK

2. The People and Nature Survey for England: Child Data Wave 1 (Experimental Statistics)
14/10/2020 - Natural England
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Found: Official Statistics The People and Nature Survey for England: Child Data Wave 1 (Experimental

3. Kent's National Nature Reserves
04/01/2019 - Natural England
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Found: Kent's National Nature Reserves - GOV.UK

4. West Midlands National Nature Reserves
23/10/2020 - Natural England
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Found: report West Midlands National Nature Reserves Nature reserves in the West Midlands that Natural

5. Bedfordshire's National Nature Reserves
03/06/2019 - Natural England
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Found: Bedfordshire's National Nature Reserves - GOV.UK

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Nature

1. Mental Health: Access to Nature
27/04/2021 - Westminster Hall

1: That this House has considered enabling access to nature to support mental health.As always, it is - Speech Link

2. Environment Bill (Eighteenth sitting)
19/11/2020 - Public Bill Committees

1: had two already—and I thought, as we are doing nature, I should wear it today.Public authorities - Speech Link
2: preserve biodiversity and enable the recovery of nature. As I think we have already said, that is important - Speech Link
3: could do was a speech. The project was about how nature recovery networks, which is a generic term, and - Speech Link

3. Biodiversity
28/04/2021 - Grand Committee

1: For the first time, we are putting a value on nature and asking the hard, tough questions about what - Speech Link

4. United Nations Biodiversity Conference
13/04/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: internationally, including on the Leaders’ Pledge for Nature, through the UK-led Global Ocean Alliance and in - Speech Link
2: world to raise its collective finance for nature and nature- based solutions to climate change. We also - Speech Link
3: to refuse to accept a legally binding state of nature target in the current Environment Bill, in the - Speech Link

5. Biodiversity Emergency
22/04/2021 - Grand Committee

1: chair of the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Nature Partnership. One thing that I cannot take any credit - Speech Link
2: degradation and fragmentation of habitats and pollution. Nature will always find a balance but, often, it is not - Speech Link
3: to interact with nature and to get a real understanding and appreciation of what nature is and what humans - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Nature
1. Nature Conservation
asked by: Bim Afolami
... what steps he is taking to help ensure that the UK is a global leader in policy advocacy for the conservation of nature.

2. Nature Reserves
asked by: Caroline Lucas
... what proportion of national nature reserves (a) are at and (b) exceed favourable condition.

3. Nature Conservation
asked by: Lilian Greenwood
... whether he plans to conduct pilots for local nature recovery strategies.

4. Nature Conservation
asked by: Ed Davey
... if he will make it his policy to establish a national nature service; and if he will make a statement.

5. Nature Conservation
asked by: Lilian Greenwood
... (b) publication and (c) review of local nature recovery strategies.

Latest Questions
5 Current APPG Officers
Barry Gardiner Portrait
Barry Gardiner
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Brent North
Joined: 31st July 2019
Baroness Young of Old Scone Portrait
Baroness Young of Old Scone
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 31st July 2019
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

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


Public Enquiry Point:

Amber Connett, Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management, 43 Southgate Street, Winchester, Hampshire S023 9EH. Tel: 01962 868 626


Group's Website:

No benefits in kind are on record for the Nature APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Nature APPG

Former APPG Officers
Angela Smith Portrait
Angela Smith
Liberal Democrat - Former Member for Penistone and Stocksbridge
Joined: 31st July 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships