Trailer and Towing Safety APPG

First Registered: 19/06/2019 • Last updated on: 21/04/2021

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Brings together parliamentarians, industry representatives and consumer groups to discuss and raise awareness of trailer and towing safety in the UK.

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 Trailer and Towing Safety

1. Tow a trailer with a car: safety checks
30/12/2019 - Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA)
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Found: Tow a trailer with a car: safety checks - GOV.UK

2. Trailer safety report
18/07/2019 - Department for Transport
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Found: July 2019 Trailer Safety Statutory Report Moving Britain Ahead Trailer safety report Pres ented

3. Highways England urging motorists to ‘check it before towing it’
21/08/2019 - Highways England
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Found: Highways England urging motorists to ‘check it before towing it’ - GOV.UK document

4. Written Evidence: Horizon Global (HPTRB02) (PDF, 1MB)
23/05/2018 - Bill Documents

Found: organization: Horizon Global manufacturers of towing equipment , incorporating major global brands

5. Towing a trailer with a car or van
17/10/2016 - Department for Transport
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Found: Towing a trailer with a car or van - GOV.UK

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Trailer and Towing Safety

1. Haulage Permits and Trailer Registration Bill [Lords] (Second sitting)
22/05/2018 - Public Bill Committees

1: the following:Government new clause 1—Trailer safety: report—“(1) The Secretary of State - Speech Link
2: trailers;(b) regulations under section (Trailer safety: testing regulations) should be made.(3) - Speech Link
3: colleagues across the Committee will be aware, trailer safety has rightly been discussed in some depth, both - Speech Link

2. Haulage Permits and Trailer Registration Bill [ Lords ] (Second sitting)
22/05/2018 - Public Bill Committees

1: the following:Government new clause 1—Trailer safety: report—“(1) The Secretary of State - Speech Link
2: trailers;(b) regulations under section (Trailer safety: testing regulations) should be made.(3) - Speech Link
3: colleagues across the Committee will be aware, trailer safety has rightly been discussed in some depth, both - Speech Link

3. Haulage Permits and Trailer Registration Bill [HL]
22/03/2018 - Grand Committee

1: a bit in a meaningful way. It is, after all, a trailer registration scheme, and that is one of the two - Speech Link
2: community licence any more, be subject to different trailer registration requirements in different EU countries - Speech Link
3: Freddie, was killed in 2014 when he was hit by a trailer that had come loose from a Land Rover. The trailer’s - Speech Link

4. Haulage Permits and Trailer Registration Bill [Lords]
14/05/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: enable international road travel and to increase safety by establishing common rules for roads around the - Speech Link
2: State think would be reasonable for registering a trailer before it embarks on an international journey? - Speech Link
3: that it deters somebody who wants to register a trailer in case it is used internationally. We want to - Speech Link

5. Haulage Permits and Trailer Registration Bill [HL]
17/04/2018 - Lords Chamber

1: European aviation, particularly the European Aviation Safety Agency. Similarly for road haulage, we should seek - Speech Link
2: certain standards of performance in relation to safety and maintenance, and to the employment and training - Speech Link
3: of amendments deals with the situation for the trailer market. It is clear that the provisions in the - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Trailer and Towing Safety
1. Motorways: Safety
asked by: Lord Goodlad
25/01/2021
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to establish a review on how to improve the safety of smart motorways.

2. Internet: Safety
asked by: Marsha De Cordova
29/09/2020
... what the timescale is for bringing forward an online harms Bill.

3. Internet: Safety
asked by: Jo Stevens
23/09/2020
... (b) Google (c) Microsoft and (d) Mozilla on (i) new DNS over HTTPS protocol and (ii) the online safety and security of UK citizens.

4. Internet: Safety
asked by: Lord McNally
10/09/2020
...To ask Her Majesty's Government when they intend to publish the outcome of their consultation on the Online Harms White Paper which closed in July 2019.

5. Cosmetics: Safety
asked by: Kevan Jones
08/09/2020
... what steps the Government takes to ensure that face painters use paint that is compliant with the CE standards required under Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 on cosmetic products.

Latest Questions
6 Current APPG Officers
Karin Smyth Portrait
Karin Smyth
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Bristol South
Joined: 19th June 2019
Richard Fuller Portrait
Richard Fuller
Officer
Conservative - North East Bedfordshire
Joined: 24th February 2020
Nigel Mills Portrait
Nigel Mills
Officer
Conservative - Amber Valley
Joined: 24th February 2020
Lord Bassam of Brighton Portrait
Lord Bassam of Brighton
Officer
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 24th February 2020
No other APPG Memberships
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Karin Smyth MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA.

Email: karin.smyth.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Alicia Dunne, National Caravan Council, Catherine House, Victoria Road, Aldershot, Hampshire GU11 1SS. Tel: 01252 796 059

Email: trailerappg@thencc.uk

Group's Website:

http://www.trailerappg.org.uk/

No benefits in kind are on record for the Trailer and Towing Safety APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Trailer and Towing Safety APPG