Transport Across the North APPG

First Registered: 31/07/2019 • Last updated on: 27/01/2021

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To promote discussion and investment in all modes of transport across the North of England and to provide better opportunities for MPs representing Northern constituencies to meet with senior officials and receive briefings from Transport for the North.

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 Transport Across the North

1. Major progress on northern green transport after record investment
16/05/2019 - Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV)
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Found: Major progress on northern green transport after record investment - GOV.UK

2. Major progress on northern green transport after record investment
16/05/2019 - Department for Transport
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Found: Major progress on northern green transport after record investment - GOV.UK

3. Investment in regional transport infrastructure
01/03/2019 - Parliamentary Research

Found: the Transport Times team for inviting me. I welcome the opportunity to talk about transport across the

4. Homes for the North (c/o Riverside) - written evidence
03/09/2019 - Inquiry: Regional Imbalances in the UK Economy - Treasury Committee
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Found: for the North (c/o Riverside)                 Written evidence submitted by Homes for the North (RDE0057) 1

5. Ambitious transport programme is fundamental to the Northern Powerhouse
15/11/2018 - Department for Transport
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Found: Ambitious transport programme is fundamental to the Northern Powerhouse

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Transport Across the North

1. Colne to Skipton Railway Link
29/10/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: have been so vocal on the issue. If we reinstate transport in the area—particularly the rail link—it will - Speech Link
2: is spent on transport per head of population, but the average is £289 for the entire north of England - Speech Link
3: constituency is in the Liverpool City Region, all points north and east, from railway stations such as Rainford - Speech Link

2. Public Transport: North Staffordshire
23/01/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: House has considered bus services and public transport in north Staffordshire.It is a pleasure to - Speech Link

3. Rail Infrastructure Investment
17/01/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: House has considered the Fourth Report of the Transport Committee, Rail infrastructure investment, HC - Speech Link
2: House has considered the Fourth Report of the Transport Committee, Rail infrastructure investment, HC - Speech Link

4. Regional Transport Infrastructure
05/03/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: this House has considered investment in regional transport infrastructure.It is a pleasure to serve - Speech Link
2: Government that the line north of York will be upgraded, which will make parts of the north even further away - Speech Link
3: growth. That is partly because across our regions we have a transport system that is disjointed and serves - Speech Link

5. North of England: Infrastructure Spending
25/11/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: House has considered infrastructure spending in the North of England.It is a pleasure to serve under - Speech Link

6. Transport: Freight Services
07/01/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: whether they will consider proposals by Transport for the North to include capacity and capability for - Speech Link
2: improving journeys for passengers. We have taken Transport for the North’s advice into account as we develop - Speech Link
3: from ports and customers in the north for rail freight to go across the Pennines? PD Ports, which runs - Speech Link
4: announcement shortly. If this major new freight route across the north of England is built, it will provide a route - Speech Link
5: on the purpose of organisations such as Transport for the North if major strategic decisions affecting - Speech Link
6: on the M62. We listen very carefully to Transport for the North when we make these decisions. We are prioritising - Speech Link

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

1: permission, Mr Speaker, I will make a statement on the transport revolution that we intend to bring about.There - Speech Link

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

1: vast undersea coelenterate.As that public transport network has expanded in the last 150 years it - Speech Link

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

1: hon. Friends the Members for Kingston upon Hull North (Diana Johnson) and for Colne Valley (Thelma Walker) - Speech Link
2: eroding the service on offer to rail users in the north.As a result of the chaos, many of those who - Speech Link

10. Transport Links: Nottinghamshire
23/07/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: That this House has considered improving transport links in Nottinghamshire.It is a pleasure - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Transport Across the North
1. Bus Services: North West
asked by: Damien Moore
22/02/2019
... what steps his Department is taking to regulate and improve the provision of bus services across the North West.

2. Transport: North of England
asked by: Diana Johnson
10/06/2019
... how he (a) has allocated and (b) plans to allocate in each year between 2015 and 2020 the £13 billion his Department committed to spending on transport across the north of England during that period.

3. Railways: North of England
asked by: Lord Bradshaw
13/12/2018
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment have they made of whether the proposals from Transport for the North for a rail route across the Pennines makes adequate provision for the movement of freight.

4. Railway Stations: Disability
asked by: Kate Hollern
13/09/2018
... if he will make representations with Northern Rail on improving disabled access in train stations (a) in Blackburn and (b) across the North of England.

5. Northern Transport Acceleration Council: Transport for the North
asked by: Lord Greaves
31/07/2020
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what consultation took place with Transport for the North about the establishment of the Northern Transport Acceleration Council; what the relationship between Transport for the North and the Northern Transport Acceleration Council will be; and whether members of the Northern Transport Acceleration Council will also sit on the board of Transport for the North.

Latest Questions
10 Current APPG Officers
Andrew Jones Portrait
Andrew Jones
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Harrogate and Knaresborough
Joined: 24th September 2020
Nick Fletcher Portrait
Nick Fletcher
Vice Chair
Conservative - Don Valley
Joined: 24th September 2020
Cat Smith Portrait
Cat Smith
Vice Chair
Labour - Lancaster and Fleetwood
Joined: 31st July 2019
Lord Newby Portrait
Lord Newby
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 24th September 2020
No other APPG Memberships
Peter Dowd Portrait
Peter Dowd
Vice Chair
Labour - Bootle
Joined: 24th September 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Andrew Jones MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 3000.

Email: andrew.jones.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Stephen Smith, Transport for the North, 2nd Floor, 4 Piccadilly Place, Manchester M1 3BN . Tel: 0161 244 1449

Email: engagement@transportforthenorth.com

Group's Website:

https://transportforthenorth.com/appg/

No benefits in kind are on record for the Transport Across the North APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Transport Across the North APPG

Former APPG Officers
Graham P Jones Portrait
Graham P Jones
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Former Member for Hyndburn
Joined: 31st July 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Tracy Brabin Portrait
Tracy Brabin
Vice Chair
Labour (Co-op) - Batley and Spen
Joined: 31st July 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019