Northern Powerhouse APPG

First Registered: 20/12/2017 • Last updated on: 27/01/2021

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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.



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Recent Documents related to Northern Powerhouse

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

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

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

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

5. Bus Services: Cumbria
29/10/2019 - Westminster Hall

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Northern Powerhouse

1. 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

2. 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: interim report made clear that a key cause of the Northern Rail timetable disruption over the summer was - Speech Link
5: Minister mentioned Northern Powerhouse Rail. I have the feeling that the northern powerhouse is something akin - Speech Link
6: economy of the north of England through Northern Powerhouse Rail. That will significantly improve the - Speech Link

3. 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

4. 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
4: tell the House what might be done to link the northern Pennine towns in Yorkshire and Lancashire, particularly - Speech Link

5. Transport Infrastructure
11/02/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: connection from the West Midlands to the northern powerhouse to Liverpool, Manchester and Leeds while - Speech Link
2: doubt—that Labour supports HS2, Labour supports northern rail and Labour supports the whole concept of - Speech Link

6. Bus Services: Cumbria
29/10/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: infrastructure and the economy through the northern powerhouse is good news, but where is the equivalent - Speech Link
2: to raise these issues. His points on the northern powerhouse were well made, and I will pass those on - Speech Link

7. Train Operating Companies: Yorkshire
19/12/2018 - Westminster Hall

1: Seven months ago, I had a meeting with Northern rail just ahead of the implementation of the revised - Speech Link
2: the rail infrastructure right between the great northern cities of Sheffield, Leeds and Manchester. Does - Speech Link
3: reliable in the country. Ironically, this week Northern rail unveiled a new advertising campaign, designed - Speech Link
4: usual. She is right: what happened to the northern powerhouse? What happened to those promises of investment - Speech Link

8. High Speed Rail (West Midlands– Crewe) Bill
25/02/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: said that there would be a further review of the northern elements of HS2 covered by phase 2b. He indicated - Speech Link
2: published last week, I think, about HS2 and the northern powerhouse—the Williams Rail Review? I believe it answers - Speech Link
3: clarity on how best to proceed with HS2, Northern Powerhouse Rail, the Midlands rail hub and all the other - Speech Link
4: specific responsibilities to oversee HS2, Northern Powerhouse Rail, which of course is closely integrated - Speech Link

9. Victorian Mills
11/02/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: England’s mills are the engines of the original northern powerhouse. With 2 million square metres of unused floor - Speech Link
2: space there. If they were icons of the old northern powerhouse, they are now becoming icons of dereliction - Speech Link

10. HS2
20/05/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: the network, which is a record amount. The northern powerhouse rail project in particular will be very much - Speech Link
2: Committee that the evidence suggests that northern powerhouse rail is required more urgently than High - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Northern Powerhouse
1. Regional Planning and Development: North of England
asked by: Lord Kennedy of Southwark
19/12/2018
...To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they intend to review the effectiveness of the Northern Powerhouse strategy following the resignation of the mayor of Liverpool from the Northern Powerhouse Partnership.

2. Railways: North of England
asked by: Philip Davies
24/10/2019
...Whether it is his policy to include services to and from Bradford in Northern Powerhouse Rail.

3. Regional Planning and Development: North of England
asked by: Steve Reed
14/07/2020
... which Minister has been given responsibility for the Northern Powerhouse.

4. Regional Planning and Development: North of England
asked by: Chi Onwurah
07/05/2019
... what plans he has to use the forthcoming Spending Review to invest in the Northern Powerhouse.

5. Railways: North of England
asked by: Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi
25/11/2020
... what recent discussions he has had with Transport for the North on the Northern Powerhouse Rail project.

Latest Questions
10 Current APPG Members
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 Members
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