London's Planning and Built Environment APPG

First Registered: 23/12/2015 • Last updated on: 06/10/2021

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To debate the key issues facing the changing shape of London, from quality housing delivery, to the changing shape of the skyline, to affordability of living and work spaces, bringing together MPs and Peers from across the political parties to help shape a better city in a period of major growth.

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 London's Planning and Built Environment

1. London Assembly - written evidence
25/02/2019 - Inquiry: Modern Methods of Construction - Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee
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Found: AssemblyWritten evidence submitted by the London Assembly Planning Committee [MMC 022] Thank you for the opportunity

2. London's Green Belt
20/12/2017 - APPGs

Found: To advocate Green Belt-friendly planning policies and contribute to the debate on how best to achieve

3. social dynamics of trees
09/07/2018 - Forestry Commission
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Found: http://www.capitalwoodlands.org/ social dynamics of London's trees, woodlands and green spaces 2Before the

4. Written evidence submitted by the London Fire Brigade (BSB23)
17/09/2021 - Bill Documents

Found: September 2021    Introduction London Fire Brigade is London's fire and rescue service - one of the largest firefighting

5. Work of the Ad Hoc Committees in 2015–16: House of Lords National Policy for the Built Environment Committee
20/04/2018 - Parliamentary Research

Found: for the Built Environment Committee Summary The House of Lords National Policy for the Built Environment

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to London's Planning and Built Environment

1. Land Banking
10/06/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: and in Simister, and ultimately to protect our environment from unnecessary development. I reaffirm that - Speech Link
2: complex planning system where developers buy and store a pipeline of land and obtain planning permission - Speech Link
3: is referring to—who deliberately hold land with planning permission to enhance the cost? Steps need to - Speech Link

2. Housing: New Homes
11/02/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: much more to do. We will review everything from planning reforms to housing zones, backed with more than - Speech Link
2: the Minister agree that policy on building and planning needs to go with the grain of economics and take - Speech Link
3: the Government going to do about the crisis of planning permissions being granted but not a brick being - Speech Link

3. Design and Building Standards
01/02/2021 - Written Statements

1: was tasked with championing beauty in the built environment and advising the Government on the reforms - Speech Link

4. Flood Plains: Housing Development
24/06/2021 - Grand Committee

1: very timely given the Environment Bill currently before the House and the planning Bill due imminently - Speech Link

5. Planning for the Future
15/12/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: move,That this House has considered the Planning for the Future White Paper.It is a pleasure - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to London's Planning and Built Environment
1. Environment Protection: Planning
asked by: Layla Moran
10/11/2020
... (ii) nature and (ii) biodiversity and growth and renewal zones.

2. Environment Protection: Planning
asked by: Liz Twist
16/12/2020
... what steps he is taking to ensure that local communities are consulted on the environmental impact of the proposed developments for (a) growth and (b) renewal zones outlined in the Planning for the Future White Paper.

3. Environment Protection: Planning
asked by: Virendra Sharma
13/01/2021
... what assessment he has made of the ability of the English planning system to enforce environmental standards.

4. Environment Protection: Planning
asked by: Baroness Thornhill
31/12/2020
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to ensure that any reforms to the planning system protect the environment.

5. Planning Permission: Environment Protection
asked by: Munira Wilson
16/11/2020
...What steps he is taking to ensure that (a) environmental impact assessments and (b) strategic environmental assessments are prioritised as part of the Government's planning reforms.

Latest Questions
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6 Current APPG Officers
Rupa Huq Portrait
Rupa Huq
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Ealing Central and Acton
Joined: 23rd December 2015
Lord Young of Norwood Green Portrait
Lord Young of Norwood Green
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 14th July 2021
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Dr Rupa Huq MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 6865.

Email: rupa.huq.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Barbara Chesi, New London Architecture, The Building Centre, 26 Store Street, London WC1E 7BT . Tel: 020 7636 4044

Email: barbara@newlondonarchitecture.org

Benefits in Kind
Date
13 Jul 2019
Source
The London Society
Description
Secretariat   From : 13/07/2019 To : 12/07/2020
Value
£4,501
Date
13 Jul 2018
Source
The London Society
Description
Secretariat   From : 13/07/2018 To : 12/07/2019
Value
£4,501
Date
13 Jul 2017
Source
The London Society
Description
Secretariat   From : 13/07/2017 To : 12/07/2018
Value
£4,501
Date
1 Jan 2017
Source
The London Society
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/01/2017 To : 31/12/2017
Value
£4,501
Date
20 Oct 2015
Source
The London Society
Description
Secretariat   From : 20/10/2015 To : 31/12/2015
Value
£4,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the London's Planning and Built Environment APPG

Former APPG Officers
James Murray Portrait
James Murray
Deputy Chair
Labour (Co-op) - Ealing North
Joined: 20th May 2020
Departed: 2nd June 2021
2 APPG Memberships
Armenia , Council Housing
Jon Cruddas Portrait
Jon Cruddas
Deputy Chair
Labour - Dagenham and Rainham
Joined: 20th May 2020
Departed: 2nd June 2021
Paul Scully Portrait
Paul Scully
Vice-Chair
Conservative - Sutton and Cheam
Joined: 23rd December 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Bambos Charalambous Portrait
Bambos Charalambous
Vice-Chair
Labour - Enfield, Southgate
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
None Portrait
The Lord Bishop of London
House of Lords Liaison
Joined: 23rd December 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
Baroness Neville-Rolfe Portrait
Baroness Neville-Rolfe
Officer
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 11th September 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
None Portrait
Bishop of London
House of Lords Liaison
Joined: 23rd December 2015
Departed: 29th March 2017