Women in Transport APPG

First Registered: 21/07/2016 • Last updated on: 06/10/2021

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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.

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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. Health and Social Care
21/07/2021 - Ministerial Corrections

1: Bryant) reminds us all of the role that policemen and women played in ensuring that the vaccination roll-out - Speech Link
2: Bryant) reminds us all of the role that policemen and women played in ensuring that the vaccination roll-out - Speech Link

4. 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

5. 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

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Women in Transport
1. UN Women: Finance
asked by: Baroness Tonge
18/07/2019
... and (c) 2018–19.

2. 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.

3. 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.

4. UN Women: Finance
asked by: Baroness Tonge
13/09/2018
... and (c) 2017–18.

5. UN Conference on Women
asked by: Lord Lucas
15/04/2021
... with the ILGA; and what plans they have to review the inclusion of work undertaken by other UK members of the ILGA in education and school settings.

Latest Questions
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5 Current APPG Officers
Baroness Randerson Portrait
Baroness Randerson
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 21st July 2016
Peter Bottomley Portrait
Peter Bottomley
Officer
Conservative - Worthing West
Joined: 28th September 2017
69 APPG Memberships
Adult Education , Ageing and Older People , Arts and Heritage , Austria , BBC , Black Maternal Health , Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Business Owners , British Overseas Territories , Carbon Monoxide , Citizens Rights , Commonwealth , Cycling and Walking , Dalits , Dark Skies , Democracy and Human Rights in the Gulf , Disability , Domestic Violence and Abuse , Equitable Life Policyholders , Fatherhood , Flags and Heraldry , Gasworks Redevelopment , Global Security and Non-Proliferation , Governance and Inclusive Leadership , Gypsies, Travellers and Roma , Haemophilia and Contaminated Blood , Haiti , Hospice and End of Life Care , Immigration Detention , Insurance and Financial Services , Internet, Communications and Technology , Ireland and the Irish in Britain , Kosovo , Leasehold and Commonhold Reform , Limits to Growth , Longevity , Media , Music , No Recourse to Public Funds , Olympic and Paralympic Games , Opera , Park Homes , Period Equality , Photography , Race and Community , Religious Education , Republic of Korea , Retail Crime , Road Freight and Logistics , Rowing , Scientific , Scotch Whisky , Sexual and Reproductive Health in the UK , Single Parent Families , Social Enterprise , Social Integration , Social Science and Policy , Social Work , St George's Day , Tibet , Transport Safety , United Nations , United Nations Women , Vascular and Venous Disease , Votes at 16 , Western Rail Link to Heathrow , Western Sahara , Wine and Spirits , Wine of Great Britain , Youth Affairs
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 2021
Source
Women in Transport
Description
Women in Transport are assisted by JFG Communications to act as the group's secretariat   From : 04/03/2021 To : 03/03/2022
Value
£13,501
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