Night Time Economy APPG

First Registered: 27/01/2021 • Last updated on: 29/12/2021

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To recognise the cultural and economic importance of nightlife to the UK. To provide a cross-party voice for nightlife businesses, supply chains and patrons. To support parliamentarians’ understanding of how the sector operates. To identify solutions to challenges facing the sector and how nightlife can support the UK’s economic recovery from Covid-19.

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Recent Documents related to Night Time Economy

1. Safety of Women at Night Fund application process
21/07/2021 - Home Office
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Found: public spaces at night, including in the night-time economy. From: Home Office Published 21 July

2. Domestic energy prices: data sources and methodology
21/05/2020 - Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
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Found: Standard E lectricity , and 6,000kWh for Economy 7 (or time of use tariffs) Electricity These level

3. Removing all restrictions on opening and closing times for licenced premises
15/02/2021 - Petitions

Found: licensing hours restrictions for hospitality & night time economy & pubs upto a 12 months period after Covid19

4. Business investment real-time database: July to September 2019 provisional results
11/11/2019 - Office for National Statistics
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Found: Business investment real-time database: July to September 2019 provisional results

5. Business insights and impact on the UK economy: 16 December 2021
16/12/2021 - Office for National Statistics
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Found: impact on the UK economy: 16 December 2021 The impact of challenges facing the economy and other events

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Recent Speeches related to Night Time Economy

1. Covid-19: Night-time Economy
26/01/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: working in, and (2) jobs related to, the night-time economy; and what steps they are taking to address - Speech Link
2: all of which play a significant role in the night-time economy. Over the course of the pandemic, the Government - Speech Link
3: that he recognises the contribution that the night-time economy makes, in billions of pounds of revenue—in - Speech Link

2. Social Distancing Restrictions: Support for the Night-Time Economy
08/06/2021 - Westminster Hall

1: social distancing restrictions and support for the night-time economy.I asked for today’s debate because I - Speech Link
2: the all-party parliamentary group for the night time economy, which is a hugely important sector, culturally - Speech Link

3. Public Health: Night-time Working
06/01/2022 - Lords Chamber

1: assessment they have made of the effects of increased night-time working on public health; and what steps they - Speech Link
2: 1974 and corresponding regulations. The Working Time Regulations also impose requirements on employers - Speech Link
3: learn that one in nine British workers now works at night. The medical evidence is that this is bad for health - Speech Link

4. Live Events and Weddings: Covid-19 Support
09/11/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: will allow weddings to take place normally some time soon—we have had some good news today—but we must - Speech Link

5. Licensing in Durham
15/05/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: and at the time, there were good reasons for introducing that legislation. A reduction in time-limited binge - Speech Link
2: aware that the night-time economy is real, valuable and important for the UK economy, although it is - Speech Link

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Recent Questions related to Night Time Economy
1. Night-time Economy
asked by: Sarah Olney
... what steps his Department will take to support the reopening of the night-time economy.

2. Night-time Economy
asked by: Colleen Fletcher
... (b) the West Midlands and (c) England.

3. Night-time Economy
asked by: Dan Jarvis
... what steps his Department is taking to provide sector-specific support for the financial recovery of night clubs and the UK night time entertainment services sector after the covid-19 outbreak.

4. Night-time Economy: Coronavirus
asked by: Stuart Anderson
... if he will take steps to roll out lateral flow testing to support the safe re-opening of venues in the night-time economy.

5. Night-time Economy: Coronavirus
asked by: Alyn Smith
... whether his Department consulted representatives from the night time economy sector on the effect of covid-19 restrictions on that sector; and if he will make a statement.

Latest Questions
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11 Current APPG Officers
Jeff Smith Portrait
Jeff Smith
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Manchester, Withington
Joined: 27th January 2021
Daisy Cooper Portrait
Daisy Cooper
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - St Albans
Joined: 27th January 2021
Fabian Hamilton Portrait
Fabian Hamilton
Vice Chair
Labour - Leeds North East
Joined: 27th January 2021
Baroness McIntosh of Pickering Portrait
Baroness McIntosh of Pickering
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 2nd June 2021
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Jeff Smith MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 5878.


Public Enquiry Point:

Michael Kill, Night Time Industries Association, 303 Ballards Way, London N12 8NP . Tel: 07940 128 095



Night Time Industries Association acts as the group's secretariat.

Benefits in Kind
9 Dec 2020
Night Time Industries Association
Secretariat   From : 09/12/2020 To : 08/12/2021

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Night Time Economy APPG