District Councils APPG

First Registered: 21/07/2016 • Last updated on: 22/07/2022

To work to promote the interests of district councils, support closer working with parliamentarians and to raise awareness of the opportunities for districts in shaping the evolving local government agenda.

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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Reticulating Splines
APPG Supplied Content

APPGs can register with Parallel Parliament and submit files and articles to be placed here.

Parallel Parliament offers the facility for APPGs to submit written content and files, which are made available through this page.

Submitters can draft and edit publications, and either release them on demand, or schedule release for a future date.

Both text content and attached files submitted through this facility is indexed by our website, and made available through both the search function and relevant e-mail alerts. Any of our users registered for an alert which matches your content, will receive a link making them aware of its publication.

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6 Current APPG Officers
Jane Hunt Portrait
Jane Hunt
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Loughborough
Joined: 24th February 2020
Lord Kennedy of Southwark Portrait
Lord Kennedy of Southwark
Officer
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 21st July 2016
2 APPG Memberships
Beer , Wine and Spirits
Lord Walney Portrait
Lord Walney
Officer
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 14th July 2021
2 APPG Memberships
Blood Cancer , Get Refusal
Philip Hollobone Portrait
Philip Hollobone
Officer
Conservative - Kettering
Joined: 14th July 2021
3 APPG Memberships
Cuba , Flags and Heraldry , Tunisia
Baroness Bakewell of Hardington Mandeville Portrait
Baroness Bakewell of Hardington Mandeville
Officer
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 21st November 2018
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Jane Hunt MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 0207 219 8647.

Email: jane.hunt.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Connect, 3rd Floor, Millbank Tower, 21-24 Millbank, London SW1P 4QP. Tel: 020 7592 9592

Email: APPGDistricts@connectpa.co.uk

Secretariat:

Connect acts as the group's secretariat. http://connectpa.co.uk/

Group's Website:

https://districtcouncils.info/influencing/appg-micro-site/

Date
29 Jan 2022
Source
Connect
Description
Connect is paid by District Councils' Network to act as the group's secretariat   From : 29/01/2022 To : 28/01/2023
Value
£10,501
Date
29 Jan 2021
Source
Connect
Description
Connect is paid by District Councils' Network to act as the group's secretariat   From : 29/01/2021 To : 28/01/2022
Value
£10,501
Date
29 Jan 2020
Source
Connect
Description
Connect is apid by District Councils' Network to act as the group's secretariat   From : 29/01/2020 To : 28/01/2021
Value
£10,501
Date
6 Sep 2018
Source
Connect
Description
Secretariat   From : 06/09/2018 To : 05/09/2019
Value
£10,501
Date
6 Sep 2017
Source
Connect
Description
Secretariat   From : 06/09/2017 To : 05/09/2018
Value
£10,501
Date
1 Mar 2016
Source
Connect Communications
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/03/2016 To : 31/12/2016
Value
£10,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the District Councils APPG

Former APPG Officers
Alberto Costa Portrait
Alberto Costa
Vice Chair
Conservative - South Leicestershire
Joined: 24th February 2020
Departed: 2nd June 2021
Graham P Jones Portrait
Graham P Jones
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Hyndburn
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Graham P Jones Portrait
Graham P Jones
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Hyndburn
Joined: 21st July 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Heather Wheeler Portrait
Heather Wheeler
Officer
Conservative - South Derbyshire
Joined: 21st July 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships