Waterways APPG

First Registered: 29/09/2015 • Last updated on: 04/05/2022

To consider matters relating to navigable (and formerly navigable) rivers, canals, estuaries and lakes in the UK, including the potential social, economic and cultural impact of the regeneration of those waterways and extension of the system.

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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13 Current APPG Officers
Michael Fabricant Portrait
Michael Fabricant
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Lichfield
Joined: 28th September 2017
John Cryer Portrait
John Cryer
Vice Chair
Labour - Leyton and Wanstead
Joined: 24th November 2016
Mark Garnier Portrait
Mark Garnier
Vice Chair
Conservative - Wyre Forest
Joined: 20th May 2020
Karl McCartney Portrait
Karl McCartney
Vice Chair
Conservative - Lincoln
Joined: 10th March 2021
Jo Gideon Portrait
Jo Gideon
Vice Chair
Conservative - Stoke-on-Trent Central
Joined: 10th March 2021
Baroness Randerson Portrait
Baroness Randerson
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 24th November 2016
Lord Bradshaw Portrait
Lord Bradshaw
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 10th March 2021
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Michael Fabricant MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 5022.

Public Enquiry Point:

Alison Smedley, The Inland Waterways Association, Island House, Moor Road, Chesham HP5 1WA. Tel: 01494 783 453

Email: alison.smedley@waterways.org.uk

Secretariat:

The Inland Waterways Association acts as the group's secretariat. https://www.waterways.org.uk/

Group's Website:

https://www.waterways.org.uk/about-us/all-party-parliamentary-group-for-the-waterways

Date
25 Feb 2022
Source
The Inland Waterways Association
Description
Secretariat   From : 25/02/2022 To : 24/02/2023
Value
£3,001
Date
25 Feb 2021
Source
The Inland Waterways Association
Description
Secretariat   From : 25/02/2021 To : 24/02/2022
Value
£9,001
Date
25 Feb 2020
Source
Policy Connect
Description
Policy Connect is paid by Inland Waterways Association to act as the group's secretariat   From : 25/02/2020 To : 24/02/2021
Value
£9,001
Date
25 Feb 2020
Source
The Inland Waterways Association
Description
Secretariat   From : 25/02/2020 To : 24/02/2021
Value
£3,001
Date
18 Jul 2019
Source
Policy Connect
Description
Policy Connect is paid by Inland Waterways Association to act as the group's secretariat   From : 18/07/2019 To : 17/07/2020
Value
£9,001
Date
18 Jul 2018
Source
Policy Connect
Description
Secretariat   From : 18/07/2018 To : 17/07/2019
Value
£9,001
Date
18 Jul 2017
Source
Policy Connect
Description
Secretariat   From : 18/07/2017 To : 17/07/2018
Value
£9,001
Date
1 Jun 2016
Source
Inland Waterways Association
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/06/2016 To : 01/06/2017
Value
£3,001
Date
8 Sep 2015
Source
Shaw Business Partnership
Description
Inland Waterways Association funds the Shaw Business Partnership to act as the group's secretariat.   From : 08/09/2015 To : 31/12/2015
Value
£3,001

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Waterways APPG

Former APPG Officers
Imran Ahmad Khan Portrait
Imran Ahmad Khan
Vice Chair
Independent - Former Member for Wakefield
Joined: 20th May 2020
Departed: 23rd March 2022
No other APPG Memberships
Glyn Davies Portrait
Glyn Davies
Vice Chair
Conservative - Former Member for Montgomeryshire
Joined: 31st July 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
John Grogan Portrait
John Grogan
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Former Member for Keighley
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Benyon Portrait
Lord Benyon
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
1 APPG Membership
Woods and Trees
David Drew Portrait
David Drew
Vice Chair
Labour (Co-op) - Former Member for Stroud
Joined: 31st July 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Jonathan Lord Portrait
Jonathan Lord
Vice Chair
Conservative - Woking
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
Andrew Bridgen Portrait
Andrew Bridgen
Vice Chair
Conservative - North West Leicestershire
Joined: 31st July 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
Conor McGinn Portrait
Conor McGinn
Vice Chair
Labour - St Helens North
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 19th June 2019
Ranil Jayawardena Portrait
Ranil Jayawardena
Vice Chair
Conservative - North East Hampshire
Joined: 24th November 2016
Departed: 19th June 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Wendy Morton Portrait
Wendy Morton
Vice Chair
Conservative - Aldridge-Brownhills
Joined: 24th November 2016
Departed: 6th June 2018
No other APPG Memberships
Chris White Portrait
Chris White
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Former Member for Warwick and Leamington
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Cheryl Gillan Portrait
Cheryl Gillan
Vice Chair
Conservative - Former Member for Chesham and Amersham
Joined: 24th November 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Justin Madders Portrait
Justin Madders
Vice Chair
Labour - Ellesmere Port and Neston
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 12th October 2016