Water Safety and Drowning Prevention APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 05/11/2019

Note: This APPG was last registered on 5th Nov 2019. The APPG was not registered in the latest release of 29th Dec 2021 and may be defunct.

To raise awareness of the issue of death by drowning in the UK and to provide a forum for discussion on water safety related issues.

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.

Former Members - Contact Details - Benefits in Kind - Financial Benefits

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Recent Documents related to Water Safety and Drowning Prevention

1. UN World Drowning Prevention Day
21/07/2021 - Early Day Motions

Found: on global drowning prevention; recognises the first ever UN World Drowning Prevention Day on 25 July 2021

2. Small Vessel (SV) Engineer
05/07/2019 - Maritime and Coastguard Agency
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Found: certificates and records. 2. Understand the safety precautions to be observed during a watch or period

3. Interim OPPC Guidance - Letter to Industry - 28th February 2019
03/12/2019 - Offshore Petroleum Regulator for Environment and Decommissioning
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Found: Offshore Safety Directive Regulator Offshore Petroleum Regulator

4. Oil and gas: offshore environmental legislation
10/07/2019 - Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
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Found: Offshore Safety Directive Regulator Offshore Petroleum Regulator

5. Generic risk assessment 2.4: flooding and water safety
31/03/2020 - Department for Levelling Up, Housing & Communities
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Found: flooding and water safety Generic risk assessment about flooding and water safety to help fire

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Water Safety and Drowning Prevention

1. Water Safety and Life-saving Equipment
24/07/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: outside, many people will be tempted to go into the water without realising the risks that involves, so I - Speech Link
2: further steps have to be taken to ensure that such safety equipment is not tampered with, since the unavailability - Speech Link
3: hon. Lady on securing this important debate on water safety, since many of us feel strongly about the issue - Speech Link

2. 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 chairmanship - Speech Link

3. Schools: Swimming and Life-saving Skills
06/03/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: candle, because their son had tragically died in a drowning accident. I can think of nothing worse than receiving - Speech Link

4. Oral Answers to Questions
25/06/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: primary schools are required to teach swimming and water safety. Pupils are required to be taught how to swim - Speech Link
2: there is more to do on water safety education. The curriculum swimming and water safety recommendations were - Speech Link
3: save a friend. The Government take swimming and water safety very seriously, which is why we improved the - Speech Link

5. Emily’s Code: Pleasure Vessel Safety
01/03/2017 - Westminster Hall

1: That this House has considered Emily’s Code and safety on pleasure vessels.It is a pleasure to serve under - Speech Link
2: embarks on a boat go through a thorough process of safety procedures beforehand, rather as people who are - Speech Link
3: consciousness, and it was determined that she died from drowning. I should mention one other point. The report - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Water Safety and Drowning Prevention
1. Water: Safety
asked by: Grahame Morris
06/09/2021
... if he will introduce a public awareness campaign targeting young people on water safety and drowning prevention.

2. Water: Safety
asked by: Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi
26/05/2021
... what assessment he has made of the adequacy of primary school children’s water safety education in the context of school and leisure centre closures during the covid-19 outbreak.

3. Water: Safety
asked by: Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi
29/06/2020
... what estimate he has made of the proportion of primary school children who have been taught water safety during academic year 2019-20.

4. Water: Safety
asked by: Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi
29/06/2020
... what estimate he has made of the proportion of KS3 school children who have been taught water safety during academic year 2019-20.

5. Water: Safety
asked by: Stephen Morgan
10/02/2020
... (b) 2015 and (c) 2019.

Latest Questions
Former APPG Members
Matthew Offord Portrait
Matthew Offord
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Hendon
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
Lord Storey Portrait
Lord Storey
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
Nadhim Zahawi Portrait
Nadhim Zahawi
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Stratford-on-Avon
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 6th June 2018
No other APPG Memberships
Karen Lumley Portrait
Karen Lumley
Vice Chair
Conservative - Former Member for Redditch
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Andrew Stephenson Portrait
Andrew Stephenson
Vice Chair
Conservative - Pendle
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Benefits in Kind
Date
13 Sep 2018
Source
Brevia Consulting
Description
Royal Life Saving Society UK pays Brevia Consulting to act as the group's secretariat   From : 13/09/2018 To : 12/09/2019
Value
£16,501
Date
13 Sep 2017
Source
Brevia Consulting
Description
Royal Life Saving Society UK pays Brevia Consulting to act as the group's secretariat   From : 13/09/2017 To : 12/09/2018
Value
£16,501
Date
16 Jun 2016
Source
Brevia Consulting
Description
Brevia Consulting is funded by Royal Life Saving Society UK to provide secretariat services to the APPG   From : 16/06/2016 To : 15/06/2017
Value
£16,501
Date
1 Jan 2016
Source
Brevia Consulting
Description
Brevia Consulting is funded by Royal Life Saving Society UK to provide secretariat services to the APPG   From : 01/01/2016 To : 31/12/2016
Value
£16,501
Date
1 Jan 2015
Source
Brevia Consulting
Description
Brevia Consulting is funded by Royal Life Saving Society UK to provide secretariat services to the APPG   From : 01/01/2015 To : 31/12/2015
Value
£16,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Water Safety and Drowning Prevention APPG