County APPG

First Registered: 03/06/2016 • Last updated on: 17/11/2021

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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. FOI/EIR responses published by APHA: June 2020
17/05/2021 - Animal and Plant Health Agency
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Found: CodeNorthamptonshire County CouncilChicken2Egg LayingBirds in laying flockWarwickshire County CouncilChicken45Egg

2. Historic county flags raised in day of national celebration
23/07/2021 - Department for Levelling Up, Housing & Communities
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Found: COUNTY FLAGS REGISTERED BY THE FLAG INSTITUTE Anglesey Hwfa's Banner County Flag 2 Bedfordshire

3. Poultry statistics 2021 - appendix 1
25/11/2021 - Animal and Plant Health Agency
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Found: Purpose CodeUsual Stock NumbersNorthamptonshire County Council2008-07-15 12:53:57.780004ChickenEgg LayingBirds

4. Poultry statistics 2021 - Appendix 1
03/12/2021 - Animal and Plant Health Agency
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Found: Outdoors Only-ReleasedFree Range332Oxfordshire County Council2013-06-05 14:42:14.003997PheasantShootingReleasing

5. Historic county flags flown at Parliament Square for first time
23/07/2019 - Department for Levelling Up, Housing & Communities
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Found: The full list of county flags (registered with the Flag Institute) will be flown in Parliament Square

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. 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

3. 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

4. East to West Chesterfield Cycle Route
09/11/2021 - Westminster Hall

1: most towns of our size, but I support Derbyshire County Council’s restlessness to improve that infrastructure - Speech Link

5. England: Historic Counties
16/09/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: Ordnance Survey to produce historic and ceremonial county-boundary datasets, and we are open to other ideas - Speech Link
2: Barnett formula still further. If the historic county of Yorkshire, which has a population slightly larger - Speech Link
3: identity of any region or county in England, historically as a single county but occasionally divided - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to County
1. 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.

2. 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.

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

4. Police: County Durham
asked by: Grahame Morris
23/11/2021
... what (a) operational and (b) policy steps she plans to take in response to the increase in police response times since 2010.

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
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4 Current APPG Officers
Clive Lewis Portrait
Clive Lewis
Officer
Labour - Norwich South
Joined: 14th July 2021
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 2021
Source
County Councils Network
Description
Secretariat   From : 04/03/2021 To : 03/03/2022
Value
£3,001
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
Darren Henry Portrait
Darren Henry
Vice Chair
Conservative - Broxtowe
Joined: 20th May 2020
Departed: 2nd June 2021
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