Post-Brexit Funding for Nations, Regions and Local Areas APPG

First Registered: 18/07/2018 • Last updated on: 10/03/2021

Note: This APPG was last registered on 10th Mar 2021. The APPG was not registered in the latest release of 29th Dec 2021 and may be defunct.

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The EU is the largest financial contributor to UK regional development. After Brexit the government will establish a UK Shared Prosperity Fund. The APPG intends to shape thinking and engage in the details of the fund and new system of regional funding and policies after Brexit.

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 Post-Brexit Funding for Nations, Regions and Local Areas

1. Cardiff University - written evidence
03/09/2019 - Inquiry: Regional Imbalances in the UK Economy - Treasury Committee
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Found: importance of devolution, especially with regards to post-Brexit policymaking to redress regional imbalances.

2. Industrial Communities Alliance - written evidence
25/06/2019 - Inquiry: Supporting regional investment and growth - Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee
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Found: France or Germany, placing UK businesses and UK regions at a disadvantage The proposed UK Shared Prosperity

3. The UK Shared Prosperity Fund
03/09/2019 - Parliamentary Research

Found: 1.1 Structural funding from the EU 4 Country and regional breakdown 4 What the funding is spent on 5 The

4. Cardiff University - written evidence
25/06/2019 - Inquiry: Supporting regional investment and growth - Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee
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Found: will be crucial to the UK’s success after Brexit. Post-Brexit, Wales will no longer have access to these

5. Cardiff University - written evidence
21/05/2019 - Inquiry: City Deals and Growth Deals in Wales - Welsh Affairs Committee
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Found: CCR City Deal’s priorities align with a number of areas in which the University has considerable expertise

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Post-Brexit Funding for Nations, Regions and Local Areas

1. Wales: Regional Development Funding
07/05/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: considered the future of regional development funding in Wales.It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship - Speech Link
2: assurances from the Government that structural funding will come to our region and to our communities - Speech Link
3: structural funding to the shared prosperity fund.EU structural funds are distributed to regions throughout - Speech Link

2. Shared Prosperity Fund
14/05/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: in our country—divisions that were laid bare by Brexit but whose seeds were sown long before. Today is - Speech Link
2: in my speech.I have seen at first hand what local areas can do when they come together to drive economic - Speech Link
3: which is that decisions that will have an impact on local communities are best made by those communities themselves - Speech Link

3. UK Shared Prosperity Fund
05/09/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: behind its schedule to provide details of post-2020 funding through a UK Shared Prosperity Fund; supports - Speech Link
2: behind its schedule to provide details of post-2020 funding through a UK Shared Prosperity Fund; supports - Speech Link
3: development was funded by the EU. Without that funding, those roads would probably not have been built - Speech Link

4. EU Structural Funds: Least Developed Regions
26/06/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: debate. I thank colleagues across parties and regions for supporting the application, particularly the - Speech Link
2: effective redistributive mechanism, taking from richer areas and redistributing to poorer ones. In my area of - Speech Link

5. Wales: European Structural Funds
05/02/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: £169 million of EU structural funding since the original Objective 1 funding became available 20 years ago - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Post-Brexit Funding for Nations, Regions and Local Areas
1. Post Offices: Rural Areas
asked by: Drew Hendry
19/07/2021
... what steps his Department is taking to ensure rural postmasters incomes are protected during any reassessment of payment models by the Post Office.

2. Post Offices: Rural Areas
asked by: Drew Hendry
19/07/2021
... what discussions his Department has had with the Post Office on the potential effect on rural postmasters in the moving from a volume-based payment model to a value-based payment model for their remuneration for delivering postal services.

3. Post Offices: Rural Areas
asked by: Esther McVey
21/05/2021
... what assessment his Department has made of the adequacy of outreach post office services as a substitute for traditional post offices in (a) the Tatton constituency and (b) rural constituencies more widely.

4. Post Offices: Rural Areas
asked by: Beth Winter
09/09/2021
... what steps his Department is taking to prevent rural post office closures.

5. Post Offices: Rural Areas
asked by: Gill Furniss
03/09/2020
... whether he plans to maintain the public subsidy allocated to Post Offices in rural locations after March 2021.

Latest Questions
Former APPG Members
Stephen Kinnock Portrait
Stephen Kinnock
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Aberavon
Joined: 18th July 2018
Departed: 10th March 2021
Scott Mann Portrait
Scott Mann
Vice Chair
Conservative - North Cornwall
Joined: 24th February 2020
Departed: 10th March 2021
Chris Stephens Portrait
Chris Stephens
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - Glasgow South West
Joined: 18th July 2018
Departed: 10th March 2021
Bill Grant Portrait
Bill Grant
Vice Chair
Conservative - Former Member for Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock
Joined: 18th July 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Jo Platt Portrait
Jo Platt
Vice Chair
Labour (Co-op) - Former Member for Leigh
Joined: 18th July 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Stephen Kinnock MP, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 8801.

Email: stephen.kinnock.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Professor Steve Fothergill, Industrial Communities Alliance, 1 Regent Street, Barnsley S70 2EG. Tel: 01226 200 768

Email: natsec@ccc-alliance.org.uk

Secretariat:

Industrial Communities Alliance acts as the group's secretariat. http://www.industrialcommunitiesalliance.org/

Group's Website:

https://www.postbrexitappg.org/

Benefits in Kind
Date
4 Feb 2020
Source
Industrial Communities Alliance
Description
Secretariat   From : 04/02/2020 To : 03/02/2021
Value
£3,001
Date
26 Jun 2019
Source
Industrial Communities Alliance
Description
Secretariat   From : 26/06/2019 To : 25/06/2020
Value
£4,501
Date
26 Jun 2018
Source
Industrial Communities Alliance
Description
Secretariat   From : 26/06/2018 To : 25/06/2019
Value
£4,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Post-Brexit Funding for Nations, Regions and Local Areas APPG