Women in Transport APPG

First Registered: 21/07/2016 • Last updated on: 27/01/2021

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To provide a forum to discuss and overcome the under-representation of women in transport by promoting best practice examples of employers leading the way in gender diversifying their workforce.

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 in Transport

1. Guidelines for Mainstreaming Gender in Rural Transport
10/01/2020 - Department for International Development
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Found: Guidelines for Mainstreaming Gender in Rural Transport Nite Tanzarn ReCAP Reference number

2. Guidelines for Mainstreaming Gender in Rural Transport
10/01/2020 - Department for International Development
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Found: Guidelines for Mainstreaming Gender in Rural Transport Desk Review Nite Tanzarn ReCAP

3. Transport ministers call on industry to become leaders in gender equality
08/03/2019 - Department for Transport
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Found: Transport ministers call on industry to become leaders in gender

4. More women in engineering ‘an absolute necessity’ for future of transport
23/06/2019 - Department for Transport
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Found: More women in engineering ‘an absolute necessity’ for future of transport - GOV.UK

5. Scaling up Gender Mainstreaming in Rural Transport: Policies, Practices, Impacts and Monitoring Processes, Case Study Report Ghana
09/01/2020 - Department for International Development
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Found: Scaling up Gender Mainstreaming in Rural Transport: Analysis of Policies, Practices , Impacts and

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Women in Transport

1. Bus Passes: 1950s-born Women
30/10/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: this House has considered bus passes for 1950s women.Thank you very much for chairing the debate - Speech Link
2: they would make a difference to a lot of WASPI womenWomen Against State Pension Inequality? The reality - Speech Link
3: intervention. As I understand it, a number of WASPI women or women born in the early 1950s have submitted complaints - Speech Link

2. Maritime 2050 Strategy
13/03/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: International Women’s Day, but women are still extremely underrepresented in the transport sector. Only 4% of UK - Speech Link
2: highlight that women are badly underrepresented in the maritime sector and across the transport sector. The - Speech Link
3: Brexit and whether the Secretary of State for Transport is really the best person to be navigating our - Speech Link

3. Stalking Protection Bill
23/11/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: Police and the Chief Constable of the British Transport Police Force to apply for stalking protection - Speech Link
2: London;(d) the chief constable of the British Transport Police;(e) the chief constable of the Ministry - Speech Link
3: London;(d) the chief constable of the British Transport Police;(e) the chief constable of the Ministry - Speech Link
4: she did, particularly in fighting on behalf of women and girls. I am proud that this Government have - Speech Link
5: geographical police forces. The inclusion of the British Transport Police makes sense, given the obvious potential - Speech Link
6: have a tremendous problem with violence against women. There is not just stalking; there are gangs up - Speech Link

4. Transport: North East of England
20/07/2017 - Lords Chamber

1: Majesty’s Government what are their priorities for transport investment in the North East of England over the - Speech Link
2: to create a more reliable and less congested transport network that works for users, builds a stronger - Speech Link
3: Minister to bring forward, not delay, badly needed transport schemes in our region. In particular, I urge him - Speech Link
4: Baroness for her question. We both use all of these transport routes ourselves. In the election in 1992 she - Speech Link
5: This Government have the largest programme of transport investment since Victorian times. Clearly, money - Speech Link
6: more women to become train drivers and whether there is a gender pay gap between men and women train - Speech Link
7: between men and women—the problem is just quantity. Currently 95% of train drivers are men. Women can do the - Speech Link
8: As I said, we have the largest programme of transport investment since Victorian times. As regards the - Speech Link

5. Oral Answers to Questions
17/10/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: that we protect single-sex spaces and vulnerable women, and that we do not rush into reform before we have - Speech Link
2: single-sex spaces and ensuring that vulnerable women are protected, and we should get the legislation - Speech Link
3: focusing on the three sectors that employ the most women, and also on those with large gender pay gaps, such - Speech Link
4: Wishaw, women working full-time earned an average of 10% less than their male counterparts. For women who - Speech Link
5: the living wage are women, so that increase will have a huge impact on many women. The hon. Lady and I - Speech Link
6: and I think that, in particular, it is good for women to have the ability to earn their own incomes and - Speech Link
7: inequality at work? What more is she doing to help women in the boardroom who do not earn as much as their - Speech Link

6. Oral Answers to Questions
11/10/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: Friend is championing the future of technology in transport in his constituency, and I would be delighted - Speech Link
2: Friend can take it from me that the Department for Transport has been following the issue very closely. It - Speech Link
3: October 2016, the Secretary of State told the Transport Committee that future aviation arrangements would - Speech Link
4: has asked the industry to come together in the transport infrastructure efficiency strategy, which was - Speech Link
5: that Crossrail, which is a 100% subsidiary of Transport for London, told the Department that it needed - Speech Link
6: Week, Maritime UK’s maritime careers forum, the Women In Maritime Taskforce and the Year Of Engineering - Speech Link
7: awareness week and a campaign that I launched myself—Women in the Maritime Task Force—to increase the current - Speech Link

7. National Productivity
22/01/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: no way that skills, innovation, enterprise and transport systems can best be brought together at the national - Speech Link
2: less to our national productivity—the answer is women. Women work in jobs that are, on average, 22% less - Speech Link
3: majority of people in those low-paid jobs will be women, and they will be in part-time work as well, which - Speech Link

8. East Putney Station: Step-free Access
10/03/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: vital connection to the underground network and a transport connection to the nearby Putney train station - Speech Link

9. Oral Answers to Questions
28/06/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Transport on the potential merits for future UK trade of - Speech Link
2: improving the capacity and connectivity of Britain’s transport infrastructure. I know that, in my right hon. - Speech Link
3: Government are taking with businesses to ensure that women are better represented in the science, technology - Speech Link
4: Government are working with business to encourage more women to consider following a science, technology, engineering - Speech Link

10. Oral Answers to Questions
21/10/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: Minister for the detailed measures he set out. More women work in sectors and industries that are hardest - Speech Link
2: jobs for women with the coronavirus job retention scheme supporting 4.5 million jobs done by women. We continue - Speech Link
3: Group last week highlighted that working-class women specifically face the biggest cuts to working hours - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Women in Transport
1. Transport: Employment
asked by: Gavin Newlands
09/03/2020
... what steps his Department is taking to promote the transport sector as a career to young women.

2. Shipping: Females
asked by: Matthew Offord
23/04/2019
... what steps his Department is taking to help encourage more women to enter the maritime industry.

3. Prisoners' Transfers: Pregnancy
asked by: Kate Green
23/10/2019
... how many pregnant women have been transported in prisoner transport vehicles in each of the last three years.

4. Business: Females
asked by: Caroline Nokes
22/09/2020
... how many and what proportion of grants in each of the Transport-technology research innovation grants funding rounds have been awarded to (a) female entrepreneurs and (b) companies led by women.

5. Disability: Railways
asked by: Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi
05/11/2020
... what recent discussions she has had with the Secretary of State for Transport on accessibility on the rail network.

Latest Questions
5 Current APPG Officers
Baroness Randerson Portrait
Baroness Randerson
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 21st July 2016
3 APPG Memberships
Light Rail , Liver Health , Transport Safety
Baroness Prosser Portrait
Baroness Prosser
Officer
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 21st July 2016
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Ruth Cadbury MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 8590.

Email: ruthcadburymp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Jo Field, Women in Transport, c/o JFG Communications Ltd, 42 Sugden Road, London SW11 5EF. Tel: 07788 131 347

Email: jo@jfgcomms.co.uk

Secretariat:

Women in Transport acts as the group's secretariat. http://womenintransport.com/

Benefits in Kind
Date
4 Mar 2020
Source
Women in Transport
Description
Women in Transport are assisted by JFG Communications to act as the group's secretariat   From : 04/03/2020 To : 03/03/2021
Value
£9,001
Date
12 Sep 2018
Source
Women in Transport
Description
Women in Transport are assisted by JFG Communications to act as the group's secretariat   From : 12/09/2018 To : 11/09/2019
Value
£13,501
Date
12 Dec 2017
Source
Women in Transport
Description
Women in Transport are assisted by JFG Communications to act as the group's secretariat   From : 12/12/2017 To : 11/12/2018
Value
£13,501
Date
12 Sep 2017
Source
Women in Transport
Description
Women in Transport are assisted by JFG Communications to act as the group's secretariat   From : 12/09/2017 To : 11/09/2018
Value
£13,501
Date
24 May 2016
Source
WTS London
Description
Secretariat   From : 24/05/2016 To : 23/05/2017
Value
£3,001

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Women in Transport APPG

Former APPG Officers
Jess Phillips Portrait
Jess Phillips
Officer
Labour - Birmingham, Yardley
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
Drew Hendry Portrait
Drew Hendry
Officer
Scottish National Party - Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
Joined: 21st July 2016
Departed: 2nd January 2019
Angela Crawley Portrait
Angela Crawley
Officer
Scottish National Party - Lanark and Hamilton East
Joined: 21st July 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
Robert Flello Portrait
Robert Flello
Officer
Labour - Former Member for Stoke-on-Trent South
Joined: 21st July 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships