Reserves and Cadets APPG

First Registered: 20/12/2017 • Last updated on: 17/11/2021

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To promote the interests of reserve forces and cadets in parliament.

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Recent Documents related to Reserves and Cadets

1. Council of Reserve Forces’ and Cadets’ Associations annual report: 2018 to 2019
23/06/2020 - Reserve Forces' and Cadets' Associations (RFCA)
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Found: report Council of Reserve Forces’ and Cadets’ Associations annual report: 2018 to 2019

2. RFCA Pension Scheme: Statement of Investment Principles
01/10/2020 - Reserve Forces' and Cadets' Associations (RFCA)
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Found: Principles Council of Reserve Forces and Cadets Associations Trustees prepare a statement of the

3. Review of the Reserve Forces’ & Cadets’ Associations 2019
24/03/2020 - Reserve Forces' and Cadets' Associations (RFCA)
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Found: report Review of the Reserve Forces’ & Cadets’ Associations 2019 Ministry of Defence has

4. Armed Forces Reserves
18/06/2018 - Parliamentary Research

Found: Armed Forces Reserves Summary This Briefing has been prepared in advance of the debate in the House

5. NW RFCA Chairman’s report
08/03/2021 - Reserve Forces' and Cadets' Associations (RFCA)
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Found: Page Introduction 1 Col Nick Williams, Chairman Cadets 4Infrastructure 10Altcar Training Camp 12Holcombe

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Recent Speeches related to Reserves and Cadets

1. Reserve Forces and Cadets’ Associations
27/01/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: Reserve Forces and Cadets’ Associations to the work of the Reserve Forces and the cadets, to national defence - Speech Link
2: Forces’ and Cadets’ Associations. The forerunners of today’s Reserve Forces’ and Cadets’ Associations - Speech Link
3: together by their belief in the Reserve Forces and cadets, and love of the military. They feel that they - Speech Link

2. Cadet Forces
01/03/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: she agree that there seems to be no reason why cadets should not parade as soon as possible, now that - Speech Link
2: Minister assure the House today that the ACF and other cadets—and, indeed, other voluntary youth organisations - Speech Link
3: the Army Cadet Force Association in Wales. Army cadets play an active role in the community through the - Speech Link

3. Reserve Forces and Cadets Associations: External Scrutiny Team Report
11/02/2021 - Written Statements

1: report into the condition of the reserves and delivery of the future reserves 2020 programme compiled by the - Speech Link

4. Oral Answers to Questions
21/10/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: Yesterday I had the pleasure of seeing the sea cadets parade in a splendid fashion for Trafalgar day - Speech Link
2: and other facilities for Army and air cadets, but not for sea cadets. Given that today is Trafalgar day - Speech Link
3: excellent base for the Chelmsford Sea Cadets. It is right that the sea cadets have a different funding formula - Speech Link

5. Armed Forces: Reserves
21/06/2018 - Lords Chamber

1: president of the council of the Reserve Forces’ and Cadets’ Association, colonel commandant of the yeomanry - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Reserves and Cadets
1. Cadets
asked by: John Healey
22/06/2020
... if he will publish the Community Cadet Forces centres in each local authority.

2. Cadets
asked by: John Healey
18/06/2020
... how many Community Cadet Forces centres have closed from 2015 to date.

3. Charities: Reserves
asked by: Daniel Zeichner
11/01/2021
... what discussions he has had with the CEO of the Charity Commission on the use of charity reserves since in each year since 2017.

4. Nature Reserves
asked by: Caroline Lucas
13/03/2020
... what proportion of national nature reserves (a) are at and (b) exceed favourable condition.

5. Nature Reserves
asked by: Baroness Hayman of Ullock
14/03/2019
... how many national nature reserves are (a) at risk of deteriorating and (b) deteriorating.

Latest Questions
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11 Current APPG Officers
Saqib Bhatti Portrait
Saqib Bhatti
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Meriden
Joined: 25th August 2021
Lord West of Spithead Portrait
Lord West of Spithead
Co-Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 25th August 2021
Stuart Anderson Portrait
Stuart Anderson
Co-Chair
Conservative - Wolverhampton South West
Joined: 25th August 2021
Lord De Mauley Portrait
Lord De Mauley
Honorary President
Conservative - Excepted Hereditary
Joined: 25th August 2021
No other APPG Memberships
Antony Higginbotham Portrait
Antony Higginbotham
Vice Chair
Conservative - Burnley
Joined: 25th August 2021
Lisa Cameron Portrait
Lisa Cameron
Officer
Scottish National Party - East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow
Joined: 25th August 2021
80 APPG Memberships
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Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Saqib Bhatti MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 0207 219 3423.

Email: saqib.bhatti@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Kate Peyton, Reserve Forces’ and Cadets’ Association for Greater London, Fulham House, 87 Fulham High Street, London SW6 3JS. Tel: 020 7384 4661

Email: gl-offman@rfca.mod.uk

Group's Website:

https://glrfca.org/pages/view

No benefits in kind are on record for the Reserves and Cadets APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Reserves and Cadets APPG

Former APPG Officers
Madeleine Moon Portrait
Madeleine Moon
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Former Member for Bridgend
Joined: 20th December 2017
Departed: 13th February 2019
No other APPG Memberships
James Cleverly Portrait
James Cleverly
Co-Chair
Conservative - Braintree
Joined: 20th December 2017
Departed: 13th February 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Stella Creasy Portrait
Stella Creasy
Officer
Labour (Co-op) - Walthamstow
Joined: 20th December 2017
Departed: 13th February 2019
1 APPG Membership
Deliberative Democracy
Julian Lewis Portrait
Julian Lewis
Officer
Conservative - New Forest East
Joined: 20th December 2017
Departed: 13th February 2019
1 APPG Membership
Surgical Mesh
Jim Fitzpatrick Portrait
Jim Fitzpatrick
Officer
Labour - Former Member for Poplar and Limehouse
Joined: 20th December 2017
Departed: 13th February 2019
No other APPG Memberships
James Gray Portrait
James Gray
Officer
Conservative - North Wiltshire
Joined: 20th December 2017
Departed: 13th February 2019
David Crausby Portrait
David Crausby
Officer
Labour - Former Member for Bolton North East
Joined: 20th December 2017
Departed: 13th February 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Freeman Portrait
Lord Freeman
Officer
Conservative - Retired on 1 October 2020
Joined: 20th December 2017
Departed: 13th February 2019
No other APPG Memberships