Limits to Growth APPG

First Registered: 13/11/2015 • Last updated on: 06/10/2021

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To create the space for cross-party dialogue on environmental and social limits to growth; to assess the evidence for such limits, identify the risks and build support for appropriate responses; and to contribute to the international debate on redefining prosperity.

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Recent Documents related to Limits to Growth

1. Consultation on Society Lottery Reform
16/07/2019 - Gambling Commission
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Found: government regulates the lottery market to ensure the growth of returns to good causes via large society lotteries

2. Consultation on Society Lottery Reform
16/07/2019 - Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
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Found: government regulates the lottery market to ensure the growth of returns to good causes via large society lotteries

3. Trafford Council - 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: new funding and late announcement of council tax limits. The greatest uncertainty has been about the relatively

4. WF12 9EA, E.ON UK Cogeneration Limited: environmental permit issued - EPR/JP3430LC/V004
21/06/2019 - Environment Agency
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Found: Plan (TNP). Emissions to air and the emission limits applied to the plant. We therefore describe how

5. CB22 7RQ, Cemex UK Cement Limited: environmental permit issued - EPR/BV1461IV/V012
16/03/2021 - Environment Agency
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Found: Emission limits for surface water - Table S3.2 We considered adding compliance limits for surface

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Recent Speeches related to Limits to Growth

1. Economic Growth and Environmental Limits
10/07/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: this House has considered economic growth and environmental limits.It is a pleasure to serve with - Speech Link
2: health, yet we have a perverse obsession with GDP growth, which can often go up even when happiness and - Speech Link

2. Gambling Act 2005 (Variation of Monetary Limits) Order 2020
09/03/2020 - Grand Committee

1: consider the Gambling Act 2005 (Variation of Monetary Limits) Order 2020.Relevant document: 4th Report - Speech Link
2: Section 99 of the Gambling Act 2005 imposes monetary limits on the per-draw and annual proceeds of any lottery - Speech Link
3: Such spending has led to this extraordinarily fast growth, undermining the original intention that there - Speech Link

3. Heathrow Airport Expansion
17/12/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: climate change at the centre and emphasis not on growth in the south-east but on regeneration in the north - Speech Link
2: air quality, noise and climate change, these are limits and not targets. We always look to the aviation - Speech Link
3: pollution in her area continuously exceeded the legal limits in the three years preceding her death. The inquest - Speech Link

4. Luton Airport Expansion
24/03/2021 - Westminster Hall

1: and consultation. Luton set out a very aggressive growth plan a decade ago. It was egged on by the Department - Speech Link

5. Automatic Enrolment (Earnings Trigger and Qualifying Earnings Band) Order 2021
25/02/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: It will continue to align the lower and upper limits of the qualifying earnings band with the national - Speech Link
2: aligning the national insurance lower and upper limits with the automatic enrolment contribution records - Speech Link
3: employment ending and transitions to new jobs that drive growth of small pots, rather than active decisions to - Speech Link

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Recent Questions related to Limits to Growth
1. Speed Limits
asked by: Baroness Randerson
20/09/2021
... whatever their mode of transport.

2. Speed Limits
asked by: Rachael Maskell
14/06/2021
... what steps his Department has taken to introduce a maximum road travel speed of 20mph where vulnerable road users and vehicles mix.

3. Speed Limits
asked by: Tom Tugendhat
01/12/2020
... what guidance his Department issues to local authorities on the introduction of 20mph speed limits.

4. Speed Limits
asked by: Lord Bradshaw
31/07/2020
... before the decision was made to increase the basic speed limit at which motorists can drive through roadworks; and what assessment they have made of the ability to enforce speed limits at such sites.

5. Speed Limits
asked by: Kenny MacAskill
07/02/2020
... what recent assessment he has made of the potential merits of making 20mph the default speed limit on urban and restricted roads.

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6 Current APPG Officers
Clive Lewis Portrait
Clive Lewis
Vice Chair
Labour - Norwich South
Joined: 20th May 2020
Barry Gardiner Portrait
Barry Gardiner
Officer
Labour - Brent North
Joined: 13th November 2015
Lisa Cameron Portrait
Lisa Cameron
Officer
Scottish National Party - East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow
Joined: 2nd June 2021
Peter Bottomley Portrait
Peter Bottomley
Officer
Conservative - Worthing West
Joined: 21st November 2018
69 APPG Memberships
Adult Education , Ageing and Older People , Arts and Heritage , Austria , BBC , Black Maternal Health , Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Business Owners , British Overseas Territories , Carbon Monoxide , Citizens Rights , Commonwealth , Cycling and Walking , Dalits , Dark Skies , Democracy and Human Rights in the Gulf , Disability , Domestic Violence and Abuse , Equitable Life Policyholders , Fatherhood , Flags and Heraldry , Gasworks Redevelopment , Global Security and Non-Proliferation , Governance and Inclusive Leadership , Gypsies, Travellers and Roma , Haemophilia and Contaminated Blood , Haiti , Hospice and End of Life Care , Immigration Detention , Insurance and Financial Services , Internet, Communications and Technology , Ireland and the Irish in Britain , Kosovo , Leasehold and Commonhold Reform , Longevity , Media , Music , No Recourse to Public Funds , Olympic and Paralympic Games , Opera , Park Homes , Period Equality , Photography , Race and Community , Religious Education , Republic of Korea , Retail Crime , Road Freight and Logistics , Rowing , Scientific , Scotch Whisky , Sexual and Reproductive Health in the UK , Single Parent Families , Social Enterprise , Social Integration , Social Science and Policy , Social Work , St George's Day , Tibet , Transport Safety , United Nations , United Nations Women , Vascular and Venous Disease , Votes at 16 , Western Rail Link to Heathrow , Western Sahara , Wine and Spirits , Wine of Great Britain , Women in Transport , Youth Affairs
Baroness Tyler of Enfield Portrait
Baroness Tyler of Enfield
Officer
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 20th May 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Caroline Lucas MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 7025.

Email: caroline.lucas.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Catherine Hunt, Centre for the Understanding of Sustainable Prosperity, University of Surrey, 01-BA-02 Guildford GU2 7XH. Tel: 01483 684 316

Email: catherine.hunt@surrey.ac.uk

Secretariat:

Centre for the Understanding of Sustainable Prosperity acts as the group's secretariat. http://www.cusp.ac.uk/

Group's Website:

http://limits2growth.org.uk/

Benefits in Kind
Date
26 Feb 2021
Source
Centre for the Understanding of Sustainable Prosperity
Description
Secretariat   From : 26/02/2021 To : 25/02/2022
Value
£4,501
Date
26 Feb 2020
Source
Centre for the Understanding of Sustainable Prosperity
Description
Secretariat   From : 26/02/2020 To : 25/02/2021
Value
£4,501
Date
17 Jul 2017
Source
Centre for the Understanding of Sustainable Prosperity
Description
Secretariat   From : 17/07/2018 To : 16/07/2019
Value
£4,501
Date
17 Jul 2017
Source
Centre for the Understanding of Sustainable Prosperity
Description
Secretariat   From : 17/07/2017 To : 16/07/2018
Value
£4,501
Date
17 Jul 2017
Source
Centre for the Understanding of Sustainable Prosperity
Description
Secretariat   From : 17/07/2017 To : 17/07/2018
Value
£4,501
Date
1 Jan 2017
Source
Centre for Understanding Sustainable Prosperity
Description
Centre for Understanding Sustainable Prosperity,funded by the Economic and Social Research Council,acts as the group's secretariat   From : 01/01/2017 To : 01/01/2018
Value
£4,501
Date
1 Jan 2016
Source
Centre for Understanding Sustainable Prosperity
Description
Centre for Understanding Sustainable Prosperity is funded by the Economic and Social Research Council to act as the group's secretariat   From : 01/01/2016 To : 31/12/2016
Value
£3,001
Date
1 Jan 2016
Source
Centre for Understanding Sustainable Prosperity
Description
Centre for Understanding Sustainable Prosperity,funded by the Economic and Social Research Council,acts as the group's secretariat   From : 01/01/2016 To : 31/12/2016
Value
£3,001

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Limits to Growth APPG

Former APPG Officers
Alan Whitehead Portrait
Alan Whitehead
Officer
Labour - Southampton, Test
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
George Kerevan Portrait
George Kerevan
Officer
Scottish National Party - Former Member for East Lothian
Joined: 13th November 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Howarth of Newport Portrait
Lord Howarth of Newport
Officer
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 13th November 2015
Departed: 15th February 2017
Stuart Andrew Portrait
Stuart Andrew
Officer
Conservative - Pudsey
Joined: 3rd February 2016
Departed: 15th February 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Nick Hurd Portrait
Nick Hurd
Officer
Conservative - Former Member for Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner
Joined: 13th November 2015
Departed: 16th March 2016
No other APPG Memberships