Conservation, Places and People APPG

First Registered: 24/09/2020 • Last updated on: 06/10/2021

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To support built and historic environment conservation as the means to deliver successful places, which are economically, environmentally and socially sustainable. This includes using heritage to help places adapt to the diverse needs of current and future communities, whilst supporting enterprise, transport connectivity, health, climate change efforts and quality of life.

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Recent Documents related to Conservation, Places and People

1. Natural England designations programme for areas, sites and trails
07/07/2020 - Natural England
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Found: designate. The designations programme considers whether places are suitable to become: National Parks Areas of

2. Flying success for Bats in Churches project
12/10/2018 - Natural England
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Found: project, bringing together wildlife, heritage conservation and church organisations to save bats and protect

3. Town centre Heritage Action Zones
18/12/2018 - Parliamentary Research

Found: programmes that help encourage growth in historic places and help heritage assets be more productive. A

4. Gove unveils new covenants to protect nature
22/02/2019 - Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
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Found: covenants to protect nature A consultation on conservation covenants, voluntary agreements to protect nature

5. Natural England: Building partnerships for Nature’s recovery
07/10/2020 - Natural England
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Found: environment. It is this greater connection between people and planet that we believe can be the catalyst

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Recent Speeches related to Conservation, Places and People

1. Draft Grants to the Churches Conservation Trust order 2021
16/03/2021 - General Committees

1: considered the draft Grants to the Churches Conservation Trust Order 2021.It is a great pleasure - Speech Link
2: continue to provide funding for the Churches Conservation Trust. The trust takes into its care some of - Speech Link

2. Endangered Species: Developing Countries
20/07/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: have benefited from the absence of humans in many places, but the opposite is also true; many of our most - Speech Link
2: term, improving the support that we provide for conservation projects, as the hon. Gentleman rightly says - Speech Link

3. Zoos, Aquariums and Wildlife Sanctuaries: Reopening
11/06/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: Kingdom who work tirelessly in the cause of conservation, education and research, the protection of endangered - Speech Link
2: improving the natural environment and supporting conservation, we must not fail to arm and equip this country’s - Speech Link
3: colleague, puts a heck of a lot of effort into conservation of species. For example, he raised one hell - Speech Link

4. Bat Habitats Regulation Bill [HL]
27/04/2018 - Lords Chamber

1: and Lincoln which have an abundance of wonderful places of worship.We should take this carefully - Speech Link
2: thought first that, as we are discussing churches and places of worship, I would look at how the Bible deals - Speech Link

5. Places of Worship: Protective Security Funding
07/05/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: Secretary in the other place about security in our places of worship:“Yesterday marked the start of - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Conservation, Places and People
1. Barbecues: Public Places
asked by: Luke Pollard
... whether he has made an assessment of the potential merits of bringing forward legislative proposals on banning the use of disposable barbecues in public spaces.

2. Smoking: Public Places
asked by: Mary Glindon
... whether he has plans to issue guidance on differentiating between smoking and vaping in (a) the workplace and (b) other public places to help support smokers who are transitioning away from cigarettes from risk of relapse.

3. Breastfeeding: Public Places
asked by: Navendu Mishra
... what steps he plans to take to tackle the recording of breastfeeding in public without consent.

4. Defibrillators: Public Places
asked by: Emma Hardy
... what assessment he has made of the potential merits of making it mandatory to have defibrillators in public places.

5. Biometrics: Public Places
asked by: Chi Onwurah
... what assessment he has made of the potential effect of deploying live facial recognition technology in public spaces on data protection and privacy.

Latest Questions
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4 Current APPG Officers
Layla Moran Portrait
Layla Moran
Chair & Registered Contact
Liberal Democrat - Oxford West and Abingdon
Joined: 24th September 2020
Lord Kerslake Portrait
Lord Kerslake
Vice Chair
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 24th September 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Layla Moran MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 0207 219 3905.


Public Enquiry Point:

David Blackman, Institute of Historic Building Conservation, Jubilee House, High Street, Tisbury, Wiltshire SP3 6HA . Tel: 07748 165 862


Institute of Historic Building Conservation acts as the group's secretariat.

Benefits in Kind
10 Sep 2020
Institute of Historic Bulilding Conservation
Secretariat   From : 10/09/2020 To : 09/09/2021

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Conservation, Places and People APPG