Water APPG

First Registered: 23/12/2015 • Last updated on: 06/10/2021

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To provide a focus for members to monitor government and regulatory policy and maintain a dialogue with consumers and those with an interest or a duty in relation to the environment and the water industry.

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 Water

1. Water and sewerage companies in England: environmental performance report 2019
02/10/2020 - Environment Agency
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Found: amber 100 green 99 amber <99 red Anglian Water 35 1.6 98.6 71 100 99 ** Northumbrian

2. Water stressed areas: 2013 classification
02/07/2021 - Environment Agency
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Found: Cat code: LI T 8538 Water stressed areas final classification

3. Water stressed areas: 2013 classification
02/07/2021 - Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
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Found: Cat code: LI T 8538 Water stressed areas final classification

4. Water and sewerage companies in England: environmental performance for 2020
13/07/2021 - Environment Agency
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Found: Environmental Performance Assessment (EPA) results 2020 for water and sewerage companies Metric and units Pollution

5. Summary - Water supply and demand management
25/03/2020 - National Audit Office

Found: Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs Water supply and demand management HC 107 SESSION 2019Œ2021

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Water

1. World Water Day
18/03/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: considered World Water Day 2021.I thank the co-sponsors of this debate, ahead of World Water Day on 22 - Speech Link

2. Water Industry
10/06/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: I beg to move,That the draft Water Industry (Specified Infrastructure Projects) (English Undertakers) - Speech Link
2: a device to prevent the additional provision of water capacity, which is much-needed in the south-east - Speech Link

3. Reducing Demand for Water
01/07/2021 - Written Statements

1: out a consultation on measures to reduce personal water consumption. Today I wish to announce measures that - Speech Link

4. Water Industry (Specified Infrastructure Projects) (English Undertakers) (Amendment) Regulations 2020
08/06/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: instrument before you is a simple amendment to the Water Industry (Specified Infrastructure Projects) (English - Speech Link

5. Water Safety
12/07/2021 - Westminster Hall

1: House has considered e-petition 576563, relating to water safety.It is an honour to serve under your - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Water
1. Water
asked by: Justin Madders
14/09/2018
... if he will estimate how much water was lost due to leaks in each of the last ten years for which figures are available.

2. Water
asked by: Alex Sobel
20/06/2018
... what plans he has to decrease water wastage.

3. Water: Standards
asked by: Baroness Jones of Whitchurch
11/11/2020
... are taking to ensure that surface water bodies in England meet a ‘good’ standard under the Water Framework Directive.

4. Agriculture: Water
asked by: Baroness Bennett of Manor Castle
16/11/2020
... their farming rules for water.

5. Water: Sewage
asked by: Stuart Anderson
13/11/2020
... what steps he is taking to ensure that untreated sewage is not released into (a) rivers and (b) other inland waters.

Latest Questions
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7 Current APPG Officers
Baroness McIntosh of Pickering Portrait
Baroness McIntosh of Pickering
Co-Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 23rd December 2015
Baroness Golding Portrait
Baroness Golding
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 24th February 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Liz Twist MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 0207 219 2221.

Email: liz.twist.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Connect, Floor 3, Millbank Tower, 21-24 Millbank, London SW1P 4QP. Tel: 020 7592 9592

Email: appwg@connectpa.co.uk

Secretariat:

Connect acts as the group's secretariat. https://connectpa.co.uk/

Group's Website:

https://connectpa.co.uk/water/

Benefits in Kind
Date
29 Jan 2021
Source
Connect
Description
Connect is paid by the following to act as the group's secretariat: Wessex Water, BPF Pipes Group and Water UK   From : 29/01/2021 To : 28/01/2022
Value
£18,001
Date
29 Jan 2020
Source
Connect PA
Description
Connect PA is paid by the following to act as the group's secretariat: Wessex Water, BPF Pipes Group, Affinity Water, Water UK.   From : 29/01/2020 To : 28/01/2021
Value
£15,001
Date
27 Jun 2019
Source
Connect
Description
Connect is paid by the following to act as the group's secretariat: Wessex Water, Plastic Pipes Group, Affinity Water, Future Water Association, and Water UK.   From : 27/06/2019 To : 26/06/2020
Value
£28,501
Date
27 Jun 2018
Source
Connect
Description
Connect is paid by the following to act as the group's secretariat: Wessex Water, Plastic Pipes Group, Affinity Water, Major Energy User Council, Water UK, and WWF.   From : 27/06/2018 To : 26/06/2019
Value
£21,001
Date
27 Jun 2017
Source
Connect
Description
Connect is paid by the following to act as the group's secretariat: Wessex Water, Plastic Pipes Group, Affinity Water, Major Energy User Council, Water UK, and WWF.   From : 27/06/2017 To : 26/06/2018
Value
£21,001
Date
27 Jun 2017
Source
Connect
Description
Secretariat   From : 27/06/2017 To : 26/06/2018
Value
£21,001
Date
7 Feb 2017
Source
Connect Communications
Description
Connect Communications is paid by Affinity Water, Gemserv, Future Water Association, Northumbrian Water, and Wessex Water to act as the group's secretariat.   From : 07/02/2017 To : 07/02/2018
Value
£16,501
Date
17 Nov 2015
Source
Connect Communications
Description
Connect Communications is paid by Water UK, Future Water Association, Anglian Water, Wessex Water, Southern Water, Plastic Pipes Group, Gemserv, Coca-Cola Enterprises Ltd to act as the group's secretariat.   From : 17/11/2015 To : 17/11/2016
Value
£22,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Water APPG

Former APPG Officers
Lord Wigley Portrait
Lord Wigley
Vice Chair
Plaid Cymru - Life peer
Joined: 24th February 2020
Departed: 2nd June 2021
2 APPG Memberships
Hydrogen , Learning Disability
Baroness Pinnock Portrait
Baroness Pinnock
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 24th February 2020
Departed: 2nd June 2021
1 APPG Membership
Tidy Britain
Philip Dunne Portrait
Philip Dunne
Officer
Conservative - Ludlow
Joined: 24th February 2020
Departed: 2nd June 2021
Angela Smith Portrait
Angela Smith
Chair & Registered Contact
Liberal Democrat - Former Member for Penistone and Stocksbridge
Joined: 23rd December 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Neil Parish Portrait
Neil Parish
Vice Chair
Conservative - Tiverton and Honiton
Joined: 23rd December 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
1 APPG Membership
Wood Panel Industry
Earl of Selborne Portrait
Earl of Selborne
Vice Chair
Non-affiliated - Retired on 26 March 2020
Joined: 23rd December 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Baroness Young of Old Scone Portrait
Baroness Young of Old Scone
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 8th May 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
None Portrait
Lord Bird
Vice Chair
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 29th August 2018
Luke Pollard Portrait
Luke Pollard
Treasurer
Labour (Co-op) - Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 29th August 2018
Earl of Selborne Portrait
Earl of Selborne
Treasurer
Non-affiliated - Retired on 26 March 2020
Joined: 23rd December 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships