Heritage Rail APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 10/03/2021

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To brief parliamentarians about heritage railways, the contribution they make to their local and regional economies and the skills training opportunities involved.

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 Heritage Rail

1. Rail tourism winners announced
25/05/2016 - Department for Transport
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Found: Rail tourism winners announced Heritage and community rail-related tourism winners released

2. Heritage Rail
30/07/2015 - APPGs

Found: To brief parliamentarians about heritage railways, the contribution they make to their local and regional

3. New £1 million competition to boost rail tourism
01/03/2016 - Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
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Found: boost rail tourism Competition aimed at heritage and community railways to make it easier to travel

4. Taking Part 2019/20 - Heritage
16/09/2020 - Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
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Found: Taking Part 2019/20 - Heritage Analysis of the Heritage questions from the Taking Part

5. Taking Part 2019/20 - Heritage
16/09/2020 - Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
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Found: DataTable 1Visiting heritage sites - Proportion of adults who have visited a heritage site in the last 12

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Heritage Rail

1. Heritage Rail: Young People
05/06/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: out by the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Heritage Rail. I declare an interest as a vice-chair of that - Speech Link

2. Heritage Organisations: Coal Supplies
21/01/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: Government what plans they have to ensure that heritage organisations have access to sufficient supplies - Speech Link
2: the Heritage Railway Association and vice-chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Heritage Rail - Speech Link
3: appreciates the value of the heritage rail sector, but how does he envisage that heritage steam will continue - Speech Link

3. Heritage Action Zones
19/12/2018 - Westminster Hall

1: That this House has considered town centre heritage action zones.It is a pleasure to serve - Speech Link

4. High Speed Rail (West Midlands - Crewe) Bill (First sitting)
25/06/2019 - Public Bill Committees

1: move,That, if proceedings on the High Speed Rail (West Midlands - Crewe) Bill are not completed at - Speech Link
2: other railway Acts, most recently the High Speed Rail (London - West Midlands) Act 2017. The limits of - Speech Link
3: will address the severe capacity constraints on our rail network and improve connections between cities in - Speech Link

5. Covid-19: Charities
24/03/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: register. The Minister will be aware that the heritage railway sector has effectively been wiped out - Speech Link
2: will share the noble Lord’s comments about Network Rail with colleagues in the Department for Transport - Speech Link
3: are organisations, perhaps more in the arts and heritage, that can mothball staff and then re-emerge, but - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Heritage Rail
1. Cultural Heritage
asked by: John Hayes
11/11/2020
... what steps his Department is taking to protect the integrity of (a) contested heritage and (b) other aspects of the historic environment.

2. Cultural Heritage
asked by: Lord Porter of Spalding
13/02/2020
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the role of local councils in preserving heritage; and what plans they have to meet with the Local Government Association and the National Trust to discuss a strategy for the future of local heritage assets.

3. Cultural Heritage
asked by: John Hayes
17/02/2021
... what steps the Government is taking to measure Intangible Cultural Heritage.

4. English Heritage
asked by: Jim Cunningham
22/10/2019
... what steps the Government is taking to protect English heritage sites from decay and neglect.

5. Cultural Heritage
asked by: Andrew Rosindell
09/04/2019
... what steps he is taking to support the heritage sector.

Latest Questions
8 Current APPG Officers
Mark Garnier Portrait
Mark Garnier
Vice Chair
Conservative - Wyre Forest
Joined: 30th July 2015
Baroness Morgan of Cotes Portrait
Baroness Morgan of Cotes
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 12th October 2016
Lord Grocott Portrait
Lord Grocott
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Snape Portrait
Lord Snape
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 29th August 2018
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Liz Saville Roberts MP, Angorfa, Heol Meurig, Dolgellau, LL40 1LN. Tel: 01341 422 661 .

Email: liz.savilleroberts.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Chris Austin, 20a Park Road, Bromley BR1 3HP. Tel: 07913 653 594

Email: austinca2@googlemail.com

No benefits in kind are on record for the Heritage Rail APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Heritage Rail APPG

Former APPG Officers
None Portrait
Lord Shutt of Greetland
Vice Chair
Joined: 12th October 2016
Departed: 4th November 2020
Imran Ahmad Khan Portrait
Imran Ahmad Khan
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Wakefield
Joined: 31st July 2019
Departed: 11th September 2019
None Portrait
Earl of Mar and Kellie
Vice Chair
Joined: 12th October 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017