Northern Powerhouse APPG

First Registered: 20/12/2017 • Last updated on: 21/04/2021

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To bring together northern MPs and Peers with the new metro mayors and key leaders - from local government, the private and third sectors - to give a strong political voice for policies which support the northern economy and promote its potential as a place to study, work, live and invest.

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 Northern Powerhouse

1. Northern Powerhouse Minister calls for ‘Ivy League of the North’ to rival the best universities in the world
07/06/2018 - Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
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Found: Northern Powerhouse Minister calls for ‘Ivy League of the North’

2. New Northern Powerhouse partners named as exports rise
16/08/2018 - Department for International Trade
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Found: New Northern Powerhouse partners named as exports rise - GOV.UK

3. A taste of the Northern Powerhouse
28/09/2018 - Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government
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Found: A taste of the Northern Powerhouse - GOV.UK

4. Lancashire businesses unite behind Northern Powerhouse for Lancashire Day
27/11/2018 - Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government
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Found: Lancashire businesses unite behind Northern Powerhouse for Lancashire Day - GOV.UK

5. First Northern Powerhouse Business Summit set to be held this summer
16/05/2018 - Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government
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Found: First Northern Powerhouse Business Summit set to be held this summer

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Recent Speeches related to Northern Powerhouse

1. Transport for the North: Funding
17/03/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: cut, and we intend to invest massively in Northern Powerhouse Rail, and in railways in the north and across - Speech Link
2: cut, and we intend to invest massively in Northern Powerhouse Rail, and in railways in the north and across - Speech Link

2. Transport Infrastructure
11/02/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: connection from the west midlands to the northern powerhouse—to Liverpool, Manchester and Leeds—and simultaneously - Speech Link
2: must extend to the great northern cities, linking up with Northern Powerhouse Rail, and eventually to - Speech Link
3: this project to the Scottish Government and the Northern Ireland Executive so they can spend those moneys - Speech Link

3. Railways Investment: North of England
29/10/2018 - Lords Chamber

1: Lords, through projects such as HS2 and Northern Powerhouse Rail, we are investing in the economy of - Speech Link
2: more than £13 billion improving and modernising northern transport, which is a record level of investment - Speech Link
3: before the bungled timetable was implemented on Northern services, it had become abundantly clear that - Speech Link

4. Railways: Trans-Pennine Freight
07/10/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: that she and I are both subscribed to the northern powerhouse and its rail element: that we need to increase - Speech Link
2: HS3, which is known to most noble Lords as Northern Powerhouse Rail. It is an incredibly important, complicated - Speech Link
3: I will take noble Lords back up north: on the Northern and TransPennine Express franchises, we are delivering - Speech Link

5. Railways: Capacity
12/10/2017 - Lords Chamber

1: investing in. We are fully committed to HS2, northern powerhouse rail and passenger rail franchises, all of - Speech Link
2: solution and commitment to things like the northern powerhouse. We have heard in the past few months about - Speech Link
3: control period from 2019 to 2024. He mentioned northern powerhouse rail. Let me tell him exactly what we are - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Northern Powerhouse
1. Northern
asked by: Lord Rosser
13/02/2020
... it being taken into public ownership.

2. Northern
asked by: Grahame Morris
08/10/2019
... (b) 2017-18 and (c) 2018-19.

3. Northern
asked by: Grahame Morris
07/10/2019
... what allowable Changes are permitted under the terms of the Arriva Rail North franchise agreement.

4. Northern
asked by: Grahame Morris
07/10/2019
... what the net financial impact was of the allowable Changes made under the terms of the Arriva Rail North franchise agreement in 2016-17.

5. Northern
asked by: Mike Hill
29/07/2019
... what (a) premium and (b) subsidy payments the Northern franchisee is expected to make or receive in each year of that franchise's duration.

Latest Questions
10 Current APPG Officers
Lord O'Neill of Gatley Portrait
Lord O'Neill of Gatley
Vice Chair
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 20th December 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Baroness Armstrong of Hill Top Portrait
Baroness Armstrong of Hill Top
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 1st July 2020
Mike Amesbury Portrait
Mike Amesbury
Vice Chair
Labour - Weaver Vale
Joined: 1st July 2020
Mark Jenkinson Portrait
Mark Jenkinson
Treasurer
Conservative - Workington
Joined: 1st July 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Julie Elliott MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 7165.

Email: julie.elliott.mp@parliament.uk

Secretariat:

Northern Powerhouse Partnership acts as the group's secretariat. http://northernpowerhousepartnership.co.uk/

Group's Website:

https://northernpowerhouseappg.org.uk/

Benefits in Kind
Date
5 Feb 2020
Source
Northern Powerhouse Partnership
Description
Secretariat   From : 05/02/2020 To : 04/02/2021
Value
£1,501
Date
27 Nov 2018
Source
Northern Powerhouse Partnership
Description
Secretariat   From : 27/11/2018 To : 26/11/2019
Value
£1,501
Date
27 Nov 2017
Source
Devoconnect
Description
Secretariat   From : 27/11/2017 To : 26/11/2018
Value
£19,501
Financial Benefits Received
Date
27 Nov 2017
Source
Northern Powerhouse Partnership
Value
£10,000
Former APPG Officers
Caroline Flint Portrait
Caroline Flint
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Former Member for Don Valley
Joined: 20th December 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Liz McInnes Portrait
Liz McInnes
Treasurer
Labour - Former Member for Heywood and Middleton
Joined: 20th December 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Heseltine Portrait
Lord Heseltine
Vice Chair
Non-affiliated - Life peer
Joined: 20th December 2017
Departed: 2nd January 2019
1 APPG Membership
Liverpool City Region
Lord Haskins Portrait
Lord Haskins
Vice Chair
Crossbench - Retired on 1 December 2020
Joined: 20th December 2017
Departed: 2nd January 2019
No other APPG Memberships