General Aviation APPG

First Registered: 15/02/2017 • Last updated on: 06/10/2021

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To promote the objective - as set out by the British Government - of making the UK the best country in the world for General Aviation through inspiring both current and future generations to take up science, technology, engineering and mathematics, thereby creating high-tech jobs and growth in our economy.

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Recent Documents related to General Aviation

1. General Aviation Roadmap
23/04/2021 - Civil Aviation Authority
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Found: Policy paper General Aviation Roadmap The government’s vision, strategic priorities

2. General Aviation Roadmap
23/04/2021 - Department for Transport
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Found: Policy paper General Aviation Roadmap The government’s vision, strategic priorities

3. General Aviation: sector and airfields studies
16/08/2021 - Department for Transport
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Found: Research and analysis General Aviation: sector and airfields studies Research

4. General aviation operators and pilots notification of flights
30/08/2019 - Border Force
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Found: General aviation operators and pilots notification of flights - GOV

5. Coronavirus (COVID-19): General Aviation
24/07/2020 - Department for Transport
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Found: Coronavirus (COVID-19): General Aviation Guidance on General Aviation (GA) flying during the coronavirus

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to General Aviation

1. General Aviation in the UK
27/04/2021 - Written Statements

1: General Aviation (GA) is often referred to as the “grassroots" of aviation and is the bedrock to - Speech Link

2. Air Traffic Management and Unmanned Aircraft Bill [HL]
10/02/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: as no surprise to anyone in this House or the aviation industry. Several previous attempts have been - Speech Link
2: airspace change proposal, an ACP, to the Civil Aviation Authority, the CAA; secondly, to take steps to - Speech Link
3: use it. I am thinking particularly about the general aviation field, and I certainly know that gliders have - Speech Link

3. European Union Aviation Safety Agency
19/03/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: decision not to participate in the European Union Aviation Safety Agency; and what plans they have to address - Speech Link
2: our relationship with each of the agencies. In general terms, the reply was that we would be leaving, - Speech Link
3: take part in any decision-making of the European Aviation Safety Agency, but its regulations continue to - Speech Link

4. Air Traffic Management and Unmanned Aircraft Bill [HL]
27/01/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: passengers in 2018 to 435 million by 2050. A thriving aviation sector brings more visitors to the UK, as well - Speech Link

5. Air Traffic Management and Unmanned Aircraft Bill [Lords]
02/02/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: House as we look towards the future of aviation.The UK aviation sector is a global leader, and for - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to General Aviation
1. Aviation
asked by: Baroness Randerson
28/09/2020
... when.

2. Aviation
asked by: Gavin Newlands
11/01/2021
... how many of the nine freedoms of the air the UK aviation sector enjoyed as an EU member the UK will retain after the end of the transition period.

3. Aviation
asked by: Rachel Hopkins
11/01/2021
... when his Department plans to publish the UK's aviation contingency strategy in the event the UK leaves the EU without a a deal on the future relationship.

4. Aviation
asked by: Abena Oppong-Asare
18/11/2020
... what the timeline is for the publication of the aviation recovery plan.

5. Aviation
asked by: Tom Tugendhat
09/10/2020
... what steps he is taking to implement the Airspace Modernisation strategy; and if he will make a statement.

Latest Questions
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9 Current APPG Officers
Steve Double Portrait
Steve Double
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - St Austell and Newquay
Joined: 23rd October 2019
Lord Kirkhope of Harrogate Portrait
Lord Kirkhope of Harrogate
Vice President
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 21st November 2018
Lord Rotherwick Portrait
Lord Rotherwick
Vice Chair
Conservative - Excepted Hereditary
Joined: 7th August 2020
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Stevens of Kirkwhelpington Portrait
Lord Stevens of Kirkwhelpington
Vice Chair
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 15th February 2017
1 APPG Membership
War Crimes
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Steve Double MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 4408.

Email: steve.double.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Matthew Bolshaw, Hayward Aviation Ltd, Chipperfield, Back Lane, Letchmore Heath, Hertfordshire WD25 8EJ

Email: bolshaw@btinternet.com

Group's Website:

http://www.generalaviationappg.uk/

No benefits in kind are on record for the General Aviation APPG

Financial Benefits Received
Date
13 May 2020
Source
HQ Aviation Ltd
Value
£3,000
Date
4 Feb 2020
Source
River Oak Strategic Partners Limited
Value
£5,000
Date
6 Sep 2019
Source
Stobart Group PLC
Value
£15,000
Date
20 Jun 2019
Source
JLT Management Services Limited
Value
£5,000
Date
10 May 2019
Source
London Luton Airport Operations Ltd
Value
£10,000
Date
28 Feb 2019
Source
Boeing Defence UK Ltd
Value
£7,500
Date
11 Feb 2019
Source
Heathrow Airport Ltd
Value
£15,000
Date
4 Feb 2019
Source
London City Airport Ltd
Value
£10,000
Date
21 Dec 2018
Source
easyJet Airline Company Limited
Value
£5,000
Date
7 Dec 2018
Source
Manchester Airport Group PLC
Value
£15,000
Date
13 Jul 2018
Source
Cargo Logic Air
Value
£10,000
Date
12 Jul 2018
Source
Boeing UK Ltd
Value
£5,000
Date
9 Jul 2018
Source
Royal Oak Strategic Partners
Value
£15,000
Date
9 Jul 2018
Source
River Oak Strategic Partners
Value
£15,000
Date
14 Jun 2018
Source
JLT Management Services Ltd
Value
£5,000
Date
20 Apr 2018
Source
London Southend Airport Ltd
Value
£15,000
Date
12 Feb 2018
Source
Boeing Defence UK Ltd
Value
£5,000
Date
15 Jan 2018
Source
London Luton Airport Operations Ltd
Value
£8,500
Date
20 Dec 2017
Source
JLT Management Services Ltd
Value
£2,000
Date
19 Dec 2017
Source
Heathrow Airport Ltd
Value
£15,000
Date
4 Sep 2017
Source
JLT Management
Value
£3,000
Former APPG Officers
Robert Courts Portrait
Robert Courts
Vice Chair
Conservative - Witney
Joined: 21st November 2018
Departed: 10th March 2021
1 APPG Membership
Italy
Mark Pritchard Portrait
Mark Pritchard
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - The Wrekin
Joined: 23rd October 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
Luke Pollard Portrait
Luke Pollard
Vice Chair
Labour (Co-op) - Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
Bill Grant Portrait
Bill Grant
Vice Chair
Conservative - Former Member for Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Glyn Davies Portrait
Glyn Davies
Vice Chair
Conservative - Former Member for Montgomeryshire
Joined: 15th February 2017
Departed: 11th September 2019
No other APPG Memberships
James Duddridge Portrait
James Duddridge
Vice Chair
Conservative - Rochford and Southend East
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 11th September 2019
1 APPG Membership
Running
David Jones Portrait
David Jones
Vice Chair
Conservative - Clwyd West
Joined: 21st November 2018
Departed: 11th September 2019
Grant Shapps Portrait
Grant Shapps
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Welwyn Hatfield
Joined: 15th February 2017
Departed: 11th September 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Iain Stewart Portrait
Iain Stewart
Vice Chair
Conservative - Milton Keynes South
Joined: 15th February 2017
Departed: 18th July 2018
No other APPG Memberships
Kelly Tolhurst Portrait
Kelly Tolhurst
Treasurer
Conservative - Rochester and Strood
Joined: 15th February 2017
Departed: 14th March 2018
No other APPG Memberships
None Portrait
Byron Davies
Chair & Registered Contact
Joined: 15th February 2017
Departed: 2nd May 2017
Gerald Howarth Portrait
Gerald Howarth
President
Conservative - Former Member for Aldershot
Joined: 15th February 2017
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Danny Kinahan Portrait
Danny Kinahan
Vice Chair
Ulster Unionist Party - Former Member for South Antrim
Joined: 15th February 2017
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Steven Paterson Portrait
Steven Paterson
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - Former Member for Stirling
Joined: 15th February 2017
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships