Western Rail Link to Heathrow APPG

First Registered: 18/07/2018 • Last updated on: 06/10/2021

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To support the case for and delivery of the Western Rail Link to Heathrow.

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Recent Documents related to Western Rail Link to Heathrow

1. The case for East West Rail, Western Section Phase 2
07/12/2018 - East West Railway Company Limited
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Found: The case for East West Rail, Western Section Phase 2 - GOV.UK

2. Hexagon agreement: notification of a contingent liability
11/06/2018 - High Speed Two (HS2) Limited
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Found: communications Home Transport Rail HS2 HS2 corporate Written statement

3. Western Rail Link to Heathrow
18/07/2018 - APPGs

Found: support the case for and delivery of the Western Rail Link to Heathrow.

4. Major demolition milestone at HS2’s Old Oak Common site as Great Western sheds cleared
23/07/2019 - High Speed Two (HS2) Limited
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Found: milestone at HS2’s Old Oak Common site as Great Western sheds cleared - GOV.UK

5. Aviation 2050 — the future of UK aviation consultation: consumers reports
17/12/2018 - Civil Aviation Authority
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Found: Case Study 1: Aer Lingus and Heathrow Express Partner Heathrow Express (HEx); Aer Lingus Dublin

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Western Rail Link to Heathrow

1. Southern Heathrow Rail Link
22/07/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: benefits of a southern Heathrow rail link. My belief is that a southern rail link fits exactly with the - Speech Link
2: forward a proposed route for southern rail access to Heathrow from London and Surrey, including a station - Speech Link
3: competition would be very beneficial. The Heathrow to Waterloo link could be looked at in the wider scope - Speech Link

2. Rail Services: Maidenhead, Twyford and Branch Lines
05/02/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: beg to move,That this House has considered rail services for Maidenhead, Twyford and linking branch - Speech Link
2: constituents. The western rail link to Heathrow, a four-mile link between Slough and Heathrow, would benefit - Speech Link

3. Airports National Policy Statement
05/06/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: make a statement about the proposed expansion of Heathrow airport.The Government have a clear vision: - Speech Link

4. Transport for the South East
25/04/2018 - Westminster Hall

1: than London.Despite carrying the bulk of rail passengers, the public subsidy per passenger mile - Speech Link
2: period for Network Rail will see £3 billion invested in the Southern and Southeastern rail network, which - Speech Link
3: well-timed opportunity to talk about the western rail link to Heathrow, as next week a new all-party group - Speech Link

5. Rail Links: South-west England
24/10/2017 - Westminster Hall

1: That this House has considered improving rail links in south-west England.It is a pleasure - Speech Link
2: Plymouth, is also much appreciated. The peninsula rail taskforce produced a fine set of reports. One year - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Western Rail Link to Heathrow
1. East-West Rail Link
asked by: Lord Patten
22/02/2021
... of the Cambridge to Oxford direct rail link.

2. East-West Rail Link
asked by: Lord Patten
22/02/2021
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what is the estimated cost of completing the Cambridge to Oxford direct rail link.

3. East-West Rail Link
asked by: Lord Patten
22/02/2021
... trains will run in each direction

4. East-West Rail Link
asked by: Richard Fuller
01/03/2021
... what the latest cost estimates are for each phase of the East West Rail project; and how those costs compare with the cost estimates first submitted for each phase of the project to the Treasury.

5. East-West Rail Link
asked by: Daniel Zeichner
02/10/2019
... what steps he is taking to ensure that the East West Rail scheme will be environmentally-friendly.

Latest Questions
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6 Current APPG Officers
Peter Bottomley Portrait
Peter Bottomley
Vice Chair
Conservative - Worthing West
Joined: 16th December 2020
69 APPG Memberships
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Lord Adonis Portrait
Lord Adonis
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 16th December 2020
2 APPG Memberships
Cyprus , Germany
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Mr Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 0207 219 1946.

Email: tan.dhesi.mp@parliament.uk

No benefits in kind are on record for the Western Rail Link to Heathrow APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Western Rail Link to Heathrow APPG

Former APPG Officers
Lord Benyon Portrait
Lord Benyon
Co-Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 18th July 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
2 APPG Memberships
Environment , Woods and Trees
Geraint Davies Portrait
Geraint Davies
Secretary
Labour (Co-op) - Swansea West
Joined: 18th July 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
Luke Pollard Portrait
Luke Pollard
Treasurer
Labour (Co-op) - Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport
Joined: 18th July 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
Lord Suri Portrait
Lord Suri
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 31st July 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
1 APPG Membership
British Sikhs
Kevin Foster Portrait
Kevin Foster
Vice Chair
Conservative - Torbay
Joined: 18th July 2018
Departed: 19th June 2019
No other APPG Memberships