Business Travel APPG

First Registered: 24/09/2020 • Last updated on: 29/12/2021

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To champion the UK business travel sector and to raise awareness of its contribution to the UK economy, and as a driver of international trade.

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Recent Documents related to Business Travel

1. Urgent government business or compassionate travel
05/10/2021 - HM Passport Office
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Found: September 2021 Urgent government business or compassionate travel Version 3.0 This guidance

2. RWM Travel and Expenses Policy
02/11/2020 - Radioactive Waste Management
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Found: cost effective and that there is a legitimate business need for the expenditure. Expenses have to

3. Travel Agent 1
07/02/2020 - Competition and Markets Authority
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Found: OF HEARING WITH TRAVEL AGENT 1 HELD ON 17 OCTOBER 2019 Services provided Travel Agent 1 ( TA1 )

4. Urgent government business or compassionate travel
05/10/2021 - HM Passport Office
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Found: Guidance Urgent government business or compassionate travel Guidance on how to deal with

5. Business expenses of senior Ofsted officials, including hospitality
18/07/2019 - Ofsted
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Found: 2015-16 Quarter 1 OFSTED - Sir Michael Wilshaw, HMCI Business Expenses: Apr - Jun 2015 DATES DESTINATION PURPOSE

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Recent Speeches related to Business Travel

1. Aviation, Travel and Tourism Industries
10/06/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: considered the aviation, travel and tourism industries.The aviation, travel and tourism sectors are an - Speech Link
2: spoke to the Minister beforehand. The holiday and travel sector, in particular, has great uncertainty. What - Speech Link
3: that have been available to some of the wonderful travel and tourism businesses that we have all over the - Speech Link

2. Covid-19: Vaccination Passport
24/02/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: in the United Kingdom and one that would allow travel overseas, such as the one I have for yellow fever - Speech Link
2: My Lords, I understand the frustration of the travel, hospitality and leisure industries that want to - Speech Link
3: and sustainable return to international travel for business and pleasure. To achieve this, my colleagues - Speech Link

3. International Travel
29/06/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: changes to the countries listed on the green and red travel lists. They also announced that they intended that - Speech Link
2: treated under a programme that enabled people to travel without vaccinations.Next is the question of what - Speech Link
3: countries?International co-operation is key to getting travel back up and running again, yet the Prime Minister - Speech Link

4. Covid-19: Global Travel Taskforce
24/11/2020 - Written Statements

1: the Government announced the launch of our global travel taskforce. Co-chaired by the Secretary of State - Speech Link

5. Covid-19:International Travel
24/05/2021 - Westminster Hall

1: engagement on covid-19 restrictions on international travel, reported to the House on 20 May, HC 243; Seventh - Speech Link
2: considered e-petition 565102, relating to international travel and covid-19.It is a pleasure to serve under your - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Business Travel
1. Business Travel: Coronavirus
asked by: Dan Jarvis
... what recent discussions he has had with the (a) Home Secretary and (b) Secretary of State for Transport on the effect of quarantine rules on British (i) businesses and (ii) employees that are required to travel to red and amber list countries to fulfil business contracts.

2. Business Travel: Quarantine
asked by: Dan Jarvis
... what assessment he has made of the potential merits of allowing UK citizens returning from business trips in amber list countries during covid-19 travel restrictions to quarantine at home.

3. Business Travel: Quarantine
asked by: Dan Jarvis
... what steps she is taking to ensure that UK citizens who are required to quarantine in a hotel after a business trip to an amber list country under covid-19 travel restrictions have access to adequate work-from-home facilities.

4. Business Travel: Coronavirus
asked by: Dan Jarvis
... what support he is making available to British citizens who are having to travel through covid-19 amber list countries to re-enter the UK for business purposes.

5. Business Travel: Coronavirus
asked by: Jim McMahon
... when the Government last reviewed the merits of its decision to exempt high value business travellers from existing covid-19 quarantine restrictions for international arrivals in England.

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7 Current APPG Officers
Baroness Foster of Oxton Portrait
Baroness Foster of Oxton
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 29th December 2021
1 APPG Membership
Pandemic Response and Recovery
Richard Thomson Portrait
Richard Thomson
Scottish National Party - Gordon
Joined: 29th December 2021
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Stephen Hammond MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 3401.


Public Enquiry Point:

Clive Wratten, Business Travel Association, Suite 1 Lower Ground Floor, One George Yard, London EC3V 9DF . Tel: 020 3657 7010



Business Travel Association acts as the group's secretariat.

Benefits in Kind
8 Sep 2021
Business Travel Association
Secretariat   From : 08/09/2021 To : 07/09/2022

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Business Travel APPG

Former APPG Officers