Light Rail APPG

First Registered: 12/10/2016 • Last updated on: 04/05/2022

To encourage, promote and develop light rail, trams and ultra-light rail and environs, its benefits as a mode of transport and a central tool by modal switch etc in the climate change emergency.

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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9 Current APPG Officers
Andy Carter Portrait
Andy Carter
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Warrington South
Joined: 24th February 2020
Baroness Randerson Portrait
Baroness Randerson
Co-Secretary
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 28th September 2017
Mike Amesbury Portrait
Mike Amesbury
Officer
Labour - Weaver Vale
Joined: 13th February 2019
Drew Hendry Portrait
Drew Hendry
Officer
Scottish National Party - Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
Joined: 13th February 2019
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Andy Carter MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 0207 219 3000.

Email: andy.carter.mp@parliament.uk

Secretariat:

Downtown in Business acts as the group's secretariat. http://www.downtowninbusiness.com

Group's Website:

http://www.applrguk.co.uk/

Date
30 Jan 2021
Source
Downtown in Business
Description
Secretariat   From : 30/01/2021 To : 29/01/2022
Value
£27,001
Date
30 Jan 2020
Source
Light Rail (UK)
Description
Secretariat   From : 30/01/2020 To : 29/01/2021
Value
£16,501
Date
6 Sep 2018
Source
Light Rail (UK) acts as the group's secretariat
Description
Secretariat   From : 06/09/2018 To : 05/09/2019
Value
£7,501
Date
6 Sep 2017
Source
Light Rail (UK) is funded by Driver Check and Train Ltd to act as the group's secretariat
Description
Secretariat   From : 06/09/2017 To : 05/09/2018
Value
£16,501
Date
14 Sep 2016
Source
Transport Training Services UK Group
Description
Secretariat   From : 14/09/2016 To : 13/09/2017
Value
£15,001

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

Former APPG Officers
Tom Brake Portrait
Tom Brake
Deputy Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Former Member for Carshalton and Wallington
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Rebecca Long Bailey Portrait
Rebecca Long Bailey
Officer
Labour - Salford and Eccles
Joined: 13th February 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
2 APPG Memberships
Key Cities , Temporary Accommodation
Iain Stewart Portrait
Iain Stewart
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Milton Keynes South
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 18th July 2018
No other APPG Memberships
Greg Mulholland Portrait
Greg Mulholland
Chair & Registered Contact
Liberal Democrat - Former Member for Leeds North West
Joined: 12th October 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Graham Brady Portrait
Graham Brady
Vice Chair
Conservative - Altrincham and Sale West
Joined: 12th October 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
Lilian Greenwood Portrait
Lilian Greenwood
Vice Chair
Labour - Nottingham South
Joined: 12th October 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017