Historic Counties APPG

First Registered: 16/12/2020 • Last updated on: 29/12/2021

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To promote the historic county flags associated with the United Kingdom as well as the Crown Dependencies.

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Recent Documents related to Historic Counties

1. Communities secretary launches 'most ambitious heritage preservation campaign for 40 years'
23/10/2019 - Department for Levelling Up, Housing & Communities
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Found: and culture Arts and culture Conservation of historic buildings and monuments Press release

2. Hertfordshire County Council - written evidence
27/11/2018 - Inquiry: Special educational needs and disabilities - Education Committee
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Found: NFF allocate resource based on each authority’s historic level of spending on high needs. For example,

3. County Councils Network - written evidence
07/05/2019 - Inquiry: Local Government Finance and the 2019 Spending Review - Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee
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Found: created the most sustained financial issues for counties. The emerging results of our funding gap analysis

4. Chartered Institute for Archaeologists - written evidence
07/05/2019 - Inquiry: Local Government Finance and the 2019 Spending Review - Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee
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Found: services are responsible for maintaining and managing historic environment records, providing advice to planners

5. Heritage speech by the Housing Secretary
23/10/2019 - Department for Levelling Up, Housing & Communities
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Found: and culture Arts and culture Conservation of historic buildings and monuments Speech

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Recent Speeches related to Historic Counties

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

1: are very important and the tapestry of our historic counties is one of the bonds that draws the nation - Speech Link
2: steps to ensure it is easier to recognise historic counties. In 2014, planning rules were changed to allow - Speech Link
3: under the Barnett formula still further. If the historic county of Yorkshire, which has a population slightly - Speech Link

2. Heritage: National Listings Process
23/10/2019 - Written Statements

1: some of England’s most special and distinctive historic buildings have been protected. However, the process - Speech Link

3. Delegated Legislation
29/11/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: congratulate and thank him for acknowledging the historic counties of the United Kingdom? Could you also, perhaps - Speech Link

4. Business of the House
17/09/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: country is made by Parliament. That has been our historic constitutional position. The Prime Minister himself - Speech Link
2: championship would be a struggle between those two great counties, but I did not think it would come down to a showdown - Speech Link
3: throughout all parts of the United Kingdom, historic counties have been divided, merged, replaced and abolished - Speech Link

5. Ultrafast Broadband: Devon and Somerset
11/01/2022 - Westminster Hall

1: to reject BT’s £35 million bid to connect our counties. BT was clear then that it could not meet the - Speech Link
2: the digital divide that will really unlock our counties’ vast economic potential.The problem is that every - Speech Link
3: this, Devon and Somerset have become left-behind counties in so many ways. A broadband solution to this - Speech Link

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Recent Questions related to Historic Counties
1. Historic Buildings
asked by: Steve Reed
14/09/2021
... what assessment he has made of local authorities' ability to protect and conserve historic sites.

2. Historic Buildings
asked by: Daniel Kawczynski
30/04/2019
... whether the Government holds 3D laser maps of historic buildings to provide an accurate record of their construction in the event of damage.

3. Historic Buildings: Coronavirus
asked by: Tracey Crouch
10/06/2020
... (c) Historic Royal Palaces and (d) the Churches Conservation Trust on (i) support for and (ii) the preservation of built heritage during the covid-19 outbreak.

4. Tourism: Historic Buildings
asked by: David Evennett
29/05/2019
... what steps his Department is taking to encourage an increase the number of annual visits to historic houses throughout the UK.

5. Historic Buildings: Conservation
asked by: Rebecca Pow
01/11/2018
... what steps his Department is taking to protect heritage buildings.

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4 Current APPG Officers
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Andrew Rosindell MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 8475.

Email: andrew.rosindell.mp@parliament.uk

No benefits in kind are on record for the Historic Counties APPG

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