Women and Enterprise APPG

First Registered: 29/09/2015 • Last updated on: 10/03/2021

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This group works to ensure the challenges and opportunities for women entrepreneurs are considered and promoted cross party and across both houses.

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 Women and Enterprise

1. Think, Act, Report: Enterprise Rent-A-Car
18/05/2016 - Government Equalities Office (GEO)
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Found: Enterprise Rent-A-Car Successfully engaging women at lower level to push for promotion

2. DFID Ghana Private Sector Development Adviser's speech at British Council's social enterprise event
17/09/2018 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: social enterprise event In her speech at the "Women in Enterprise" event, Nana Frimpomaa Arhinat spoke

3. Women and Enterprise
29/09/2015 - APPGs

Found: to ensure the challenges and opportunities for women entrepreneurs are considered and promoted cross

4. PRAXXIS Women - written evidence
07/05/2019 - Inquiry: Problem drug use in Scotland - Scottish Affairs Committee
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Found: WomenPRAXXIS Women: Women and Drug use in Scotland Written evidence submitted by PRAXXIS Women (UMD0030) 

5. Violence against women and girls: Evidence digest January 2020
05/03/2020 - Department for International Development
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Found: Guidance Violence against women and girls: Evidence digest January 2020 A

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Women and Enterprise

1. Careers Education for Students
06/09/2018 - Lords Chamber

1: Claudia Harris and her colleagues at the Careers & Enterprise Company—the CEC.I hope that today’s debate - Speech Link
2: Working Chance, a wonderful initiative to help women in prison get work experience and job training so - Speech Link
3: First, we should look at the way that women—not all but many women—have more opportunities, do better in - Speech Link

2. Oral Answers to Questions
23/01/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: the UK, is currently working with the Enterprise M3 local enterprise partnership and others in Guildford - Speech Link
2: career and be given a second chance? I often meet women in their 50s and 60s who have so much to offer but - Speech Link
3: contribution that women in their 50s can make to a workplace. We know that there are 4.5 million women aged 50 - Speech Link

3. Careers Advice and Guidance
06/03/2017 - Lords Chamber

1: to build on the progress so far. The Careers & Enterprise Company has made an excellent start and is boosting - Speech Link
2: apprenticeships from the Young Women’s Trust found that young women received lower average pay and less on the job training - Speech Link
3: girls. We welcome initiatives such as the Inspiring Women campaign, run by Inspiring the Future. We also have - Speech Link

4. Commonwealth
13/03/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: over 30 highly qualified women peacebuilders have joined the UK-funded women mediators initiative. Just - Speech Link
2: interest as the chair-in-office of the Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council. Does the Minister agree - Speech Link

5. Fox-Sky Merger
20/07/2017 - Commons Chamber

1: Secretary of State on media mergers under the Enterprise Act 2002 are made on a quasi-judicial basis. - Speech Link
2: am acting in a quasi-judicial basis under the Enterprise Act. We are also reflecting, in our behaviour - Speech Link
3: summer recess. I also want to congratulate England’s women on their resounding win over Scotland last night - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Women and Enterprise
1. UN Women
asked by: Paul Sweeney
07/12/2017
... what recent discussions her Department has had with UN Women about the UK contribution to its core funding.

2. UN Women
asked by: Chris Law
29/11/2017
... what steps her Department plans to take to support UN Women following the publication of the Multilateral Development Review 2016.

3. Enterprise Zones
asked by: Gregory Campbell
15/10/2020
... if he will make an assessment of the effectiveness of the operation of Enterprise Zones to help those zones that have been less successful.

4. UN Women: Finance
asked by: Baroness Tonge
18/07/2019
... and (c) 2018–19.

5. Enterprise Advisers
asked by: Baroness Garden of Frognal
26/07/2018
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what financial arrangements the Careers and Enterprise Company have made for the expansion of Enterprise Adviser Networks.

Latest Questions
9 Current APPG Officers
Craig Tracey Portrait
Craig Tracey
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - North Warwickshire
Joined: 29th September 2015
Felicity Buchan Portrait
Felicity Buchan
Vice Chair
Conservative - Kensington
Joined: 4th November 2020
Katherine Fletcher Portrait
Katherine Fletcher
Vice Chair
Conservative - South Ribble
Joined: 4th November 2020
1 APPG Membership
Football Club
Jo Gideon Portrait
Jo Gideon
Vice Chair
Conservative - Stoke-on-Trent Central
Joined: 4th November 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Craig Tracey MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 5646.

Email: craig.tracey.mp@parliament.uk

Benefits in Kind
Date
18 Jul 2018
Source
Dell Corporation Limited
Description
Secretariat services are provided by Hume Brophy Communications on behalf of Dell Corporation Limited   From : 18/07/2018 To : 17/07/2019
Value
£34,501
Date
18 Jul 2017
Source
Hume Brophy
Description
Hume Brophy is paid by Dell EMC to act as the group's secretariat   From : 18/07/2017 To : 17/07/2018
Value
£21,001
Date
18 Jul 2017
Source
Dell Corporation Limited
Description
Secretariat services are provided by Hume Brophy Communications on behalf of Dell Corporation Limited   From : 18/07/2017 To : 17/07/2018
Value
£21,001

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Women and Enterprise APPG

Former APPG Officers
Gillian Keegan Portrait
Gillian Keegan
Officer
Conservative - Chichester
Joined: 18th July 2018
Departed: 24th September 2020
No other APPG Memberships
Eddie Hughes Portrait
Eddie Hughes
Officer
Conservative - Walsall North
Joined: 18th July 2018
Departed: 24th September 2020
No other APPG Memberships
Rachel Maclean Portrait
Rachel Maclean
Officer
Conservative - Redditch
Joined: 18th July 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
2 APPG Memberships
Data Analytics , Women's Health
Kelly Tolhurst Portrait
Kelly Tolhurst
Deputy Chair
Conservative - Rochester and Strood
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 6th June 2018
No other APPG Memberships
Amanda Milling Portrait
Amanda Milling
Deputy Chair
Conservative - Cannock Chase
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 26th April 2018
No other APPG Memberships
Baroness Verma Portrait
Baroness Verma
Officer
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 24th November 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
Amanda Solloway Portrait
Amanda Solloway
Officer
Conservative - Derby North
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 12th October 2016
No other APPG Memberships