County APPG

First Registered: 03/06/2016 • Last updated on: 21/04/2021

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To promote the importance of county councils to parliamentarians.

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 County

1. Historic county flags flown at Parliament Square for first time
23/07/2019 - Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government
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Found: The full list of county flags (registered with the Flag Institute) will be flown in Parliament Square

2. list of protected USA wines and spirit drinks
31/12/2020 - Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
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Found: America Agreement on Trade in Wine Red Hill Douglas County, OregonWineAmerican viticultural areaUK trade agreementUnited

3. NP 2347 - 30 November 2018 (objection deadline 21 December 2018)
02/12/2019 - Traffic Commissioners for Great Britain (TC)
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Found: YORKSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL ,INTEGRATED PASSENGER TRANSPORT ,NORTH YORKSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL COUNTY HALL

4. Environment Agency 2019 data on regulated businesses in England
22/02/2021 - Environment Agency (EA)
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Found: Env Impact Level Water Env Impact Level Incident County Incident District Incident Unitary 1671412 2019-01-01

5. NP 2368 - 26 April 2019 (objection deadline 17 may 2019)
02/12/2019 - Traffic Commissioners for Great Britain (TC)
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Found: YORKSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL INTEGRATED PASSENGER TRANSPORT NORTH YORKSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL COUNTY HALL

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to County

1. Northamptonshire (Structural Changes) (Supplementary Provision and Amendment) Order 2021
04/03/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: February 2020 to abolish the existing Northamptonshire County Council and the seven district councils in the - Speech Link
2: 1997.I turn to Northampton itself and the county. Northampton is a fourth-generation new town—it - Speech Link

2. Public Health: County Durham
12/06/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: That this House has considered public health in County Durham.It is a pleasure to serve under your - Speech Link

3. Local Government Reorganisation: Somerset
02/12/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: on the agenda now is that the leader of Somerset County Council pushed, bullied and forced it down the - Speech Link

4. Northamptonshire (Structural Changes) Order 2019
11/02/2020 - Grand Committee

1: about financial management at Northamptonshire County Council and whether it was failing to meet its - Speech Link
2: councils. The commissioners have ensured that the county council’s finances, while still fragile, will be - Speech Link
3: absolute majorities of all residents, across the county and within each proposed unitary area, agreed with - Speech Link

5. Buckinghamshire (Structural Changes) Order 2019
20/05/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: and dissolved—that is, for the abolition of the county council and the district councils of Aylesbury - Speech Link
2: is a very major change in the way in which our county is being organised. The criteria that the Minister - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to County
1. County Councils
asked by: Sally-Ann Hart
09/07/2020
... what steps he is taking to include proposals on the county council tier of local government in his forthcoming devolution White Paper.

2. County Councils
asked by: Sally-Ann Hart
09/07/2020
... what the Government's policy is on further devolution of powers to county councils; and if he will make a statement.

3. Optum: County Durham
asked by: Kevan Jones
10/03/2020
... whether Optum has been recruited to identify rising risk groups in County Durham.

4. County Courts: Kent
asked by: Rosie Duffield
14/12/2020
... what plans his Department has to increase county court capacity in Kent.

5. County Courts: Coronavirus
asked by: Stephen McPartland
05/05/2020
... if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of suspending the issue of county court judgments to small businesses during the covid-19 outbreak to help ensure that those businesses are able to receive and respond efficiently to those judgments.

Latest Questions
4 Current APPG Officers
Darren Henry Portrait
Darren Henry
Vice Chair
Conservative - Broxtowe
Joined: 20th May 2020
Baroness Bakewell of Hardington Mandeville Portrait
Baroness Bakewell of Hardington Mandeville
Officer
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 3rd June 2016
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Peter Aldous MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 7182.

Email: peter.aldous.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

James Holden, County Councils Network, 18 Smith Square, Westminster SW1P 3HZ. Tel: 020 7664 3006

Email: james.holden@local.gov.uk

Secretariat:

County Councils Network acts as the group's secretariat. http://www.countycouncilsnetwork.org.uk/

Group's Website:

https://www.countycouncilsnetwork.org.uk/advocacy/ccn-in-parliament/county-appg/

Benefits in Kind
Date
4 Mar 2020
Source
County Councils Network
Description
Secretariat   From : 04/03/2020 To : 03/03/2021
Value
£3,001
Date
31 Oct 2018
Source
County Councils Networks
Description
Design and publication of report
Value
£1,501
Date
31 Oct 2018
Source
Country Councils Network
Description
Reception held on 31/10/2018
Value
£3,001
Date
13 Sep 2018
Source
County Councils Network
Description
Secretariat   From : 13/09/2018 To : 12/09/2019
Value
£3,001
Date
6 Nov 2017
Source
County Councils Network
Description
Reception held on 6/11/2017
Value
£3,001
Date
13 Sep 2017
Source
County Councils Network
Description
Secretariat   From : 13/09/2017 To : 12/09/2018
Value
£3,001
Date
31 Oct 2016
Source
Cornerstone Ltd
Description
Reception
Value
£1,501
Date
31 Oct 2016
Source
CCN
Description
Reception
Value
£1,501
Date
1 Jan 2016
Source
County Councils Network
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/01/2016 To : 31/12/2016
Value
£4,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the County APPG

Former APPG Officers
Ruth George Portrait
Ruth George
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for High Peak
Joined: 13th February 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
John Howell Portrait
John Howell
Vice Chair
Conservative - Henley
Joined: 3rd June 2016
Departed: 5th November 2019
Sandy Martin Portrait
Sandy Martin
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Ipswich
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Baroness Scott of Bybrook Portrait
Baroness Scott of Bybrook
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 12th October 2016
Departed: 2nd January 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Pat Glass Portrait
Pat Glass
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for North West Durham
Joined: 3rd June 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships