Hospitality and Tourism APPG

First Registered: 20/05/2020 • Last updated on: 06/10/2021

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To examine key issues, opportunities and challenges facing the hospitality sector across the UK.

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Recent Documents related to Hospitality and Tourism

1. Value Added Tax (Reduced Rate) (Hospitality and Tourism) (Extension of Time Period) (Coronavirus) Order 2020
03/12/2020 - Secondary Legislation

Found: TaxThe Value Added Tax (Reduced Rate) (Hospitality and Tourism) (Extension of Time Period) (Coronavirus)

2. Reduce VAT for hospitality, hotels, restaurant services, tourism in the uk
01/05/2020 - Petitions

Found: the UK government to reduce the VAT for hospitality and tourism sector inline with other EU countries.

3. Twelve month support for tourism
29/04/2020 - Early Day Motions

Found: That this house notes that hospitality and the UK tourism industry are among the hardest hit by the necessary

4. Transition period: letter to the tourism and hospitality sector
18/11/2020 - Companies House
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Found: Transition period: letter to the tourism and hospitality sector Letter from the Secretary

5. Transition period: letter to the tourism and hospitality sector
18/11/2020 - Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
- View source

Found: Transition period: letter to the tourism and hospitality sector Letter from the Secretary

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Hospitality and Tourism

1. Domestic Tourism
12/01/2021 - Westminster Hall

1: That this House has considered domestic tourism.I am delighted to serve under your chairmanship - Speech Link
2: council area of Ards and North Down, domestic tourism is the key to the council’s economic growth for - Speech Link
3: world on tourism; Cornwall has that same reliance. One of the key things about our tourism industry is - Speech Link

2. Tourism: Covid-19
10/09/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: considered support for the tourism industry after the covid-19 lockdown.Tourism is so much more than - Speech Link
2: core of the economic drive of that council is tourism, which is so important. Does the hon. Lady agree - Speech Link
3: tourist destinations—more than our normal domestic tourism expenditure. That should start alarm bells ringing - Speech Link

3. Business and Planning Bill
29/06/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: part.New clause 1—Support for the tourism and hospitality sector—“(1) The Secretary of State - Speech Link
2: If legislation is not passed in time, hospitality businesses and their customers will not be able - Speech Link

4. Covid-19: Hospitality Industry
24/03/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: 1156 e-petition 552201, Create a Minister for Hospitality in the UK Government, e-petition 329985, Give - Speech Link
2: That this House has considered support for the hospitality industry throughout the covid-19 pandemic.I - Speech Link

5. Tourism
24/06/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: minutes on such an important subject.The tourism industry is the UK’s third largest employer, contributing - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Hospitality and Tourism
1. Hospitality Industry and Tourism
asked by: Luke Evans
20/01/2021
... if he will take steps with his Cabinet colleagues to develop a road map to support the trading of the hospitality and tourism sectors in 2021.

2. Hospitality Industry and Tourism: Coronavirus
asked by: Mark Menzies
18/11/2020
... what recent discussions he has had with Chancellor of the Exchequer on support for the (a) tourism and (b) hospitality sectors during the November 2020 covid-19 lockdown restrictions.

3. Hospitality Industry and Tourism: VAT
asked by: Sarah Olney
11/01/2021
... what assessment his Department has made of the potential merits of extending the 5 per cent VAT rate for tourism and hospitality until at least the end of 2021.

4. Hospitality Industry and Tourism: Coronavirus
asked by: Luke Evans
20/01/2021
... what assessment he has made of the potential merits of creating a Hospitality and Tourism Recovery Fund to help support the recovery of those sectors after the covid-19 outbreak.

5. Hospitality Industry and Tourism: Coronavirus
asked by: Caroline Lucas
10/12/2020
...000 in December; and whether he will make it his policy to bring support for hospitality and tourism businesses and business-to-business companies in line with what the sector has identified as needed across each of the three tiers.

Latest Questions
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22 Current APPG Officers
Luke Pollard Portrait
Luke Pollard
Vice Chair
Labour (Co-op) - Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport
Joined: 21st April 2021
Wendy Chamberlain Portrait
Wendy Chamberlain
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - North East Fife
Joined: 21st April 2021
Caroline Ansell Portrait
Caroline Ansell
Vice Chair
Conservative - Eastbourne
Joined: 21st April 2021
Simon Jupp Portrait
Simon Jupp
Vice Chair
Conservative - East Devon
Joined: 21st April 2021
Sarah Dines Portrait
Sarah Dines
Vice Chair
Conservative - Derbyshire Dales
Joined: 21st April 2021
Kenny MacAskill Portrait
Kenny MacAskill
Vice Chair
Alba Party - East Lothian
Joined: 1st July 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

None

Public Enquiry Point:

David Sheen, UKHospitality, 10 Bloomsbury Way, London WC1A 2SL. Tel: 020 7404 7744

Email: dsheen@ukhospitality.org.uk

Group's Website:

https://www.ukhospitality.org.uk/page/APPG

No benefits in kind are on record for the Hospitality and Tourism APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Hospitality and Tourism APPG

Former APPG Officers
Steve Double Portrait
Steve Double
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - St Austell and Newquay
Joined: 20th May 2020
Departed: 25th August 2021
Lord Pendry Portrait
Lord Pendry
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 20th May 2020
Departed: 10th March 2021
1 APPG Membership
Hong Kong
Bob Seely Portrait
Bob Seely
Vice Chair
Conservative - Isle of Wight
Joined: 1st July 2020
Departed: 10th March 2021
Virginia Crosbie Portrait
Virginia Crosbie
Vice Chair
Conservative - Ynys Môn
Joined: 1st July 2020
Departed: 10th March 2021
Michael Tomlinson Portrait
Michael Tomlinson
Treasurer
Conservative - Mid Dorset and North Poole
Joined: 20th May 2020
Departed: 20th May 2020
No other APPG Memberships
Scott Mann Portrait
Scott Mann
Vice Chair
Conservative - North Cornwall
Joined: 20th May 2020
Departed: 20th May 2020
2 APPG Memberships
Football Club , Vaping