Mining and Quarrying APPG

First Registered: 29/09/2015 • Last updated on: 25/08/2021

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To inform parliamentarians interested in the mining and quarrying industries and their products, i.e. aggregates, cement, concrete, dimension stone, industrial lime, mortar and silica sand.

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 Mining and Quarrying

1. Improvements in the estimation of product data for 'Other Mining and Quarrying'
26/06/2018 - Office for National Statistics (ONS)
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Found: the estimation of product data for 'Other Mining and Quarrying' - GOV.UK

2. Pollution inventory reporting: guidance notes
28/02/2020 - Environment Agency (EA)
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Found: Pollution inventory reporting Πmining and quarrying guidance note Environmental Permitting

3. Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative: payments report, 2018
20/12/2019 - Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
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Found: Upstream oil and gas in the UK HTML Mining and quarrying in the UK HTML Revenue allocations

4. Mining and quarrying activities: call for evidence responses
27/03/2018 - Migration Advisory Committee (MAC)
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Found: Mining and quarrying activities: call for evidence responses - GOV

5. Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative: payments report, 2018
20/12/2019 - Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
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Found: the UK comprise oil and gas production , mining and quarrying . The se sectors continue to play a major

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Mining and Quarrying

1. Water Abstraction Regulations
15/01/2018 - Lords Chamber

1: to the 2016 consultation. Farmers and the mining and quarrying industries were the highest responders, - Speech Link
2: technological solutions, in particular in mines and quarrying but also in relation to farming, primarily if - Speech Link

2. Dean Quarry, St Keverne
10/01/2017 - Commons Chamber

1: and the impact on the local community.Quarrying from Dean helped to support villages on the Lizard - Speech Link
2: has since antiquity hosted many forms of quarrying and mining for valuable minerals such as tin, lead - Speech Link

3. Agricultural Exports from Australia: Tariffs
08/06/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: Australia and are used extensively in Australia’s mining, quarrying and recycling sectors. These exports will - Speech Link

4. Mesothelioma Lump Sum Payments (Conditions and Amounts) (Amendment) Regulations 2021
10/02/2021 - Grand Committee

1: past 12 months, how many arose from the slate quarrying industry? I realise that it would now be a small - Speech Link
2: months and how many of those arose from the slate quarrying industry. My responses may be disappointing, but - Speech Link

5. Mesothelioma Lump Sum Payments (Conditions and Amounts) (Amendment) Regulations 2020
03/03/2020 - Grand Committee

1: typically affects workers in industries such as quarrying, foundries and potteries. Like mesothelioma, there - Speech Link
2: from having represented for 27 years a slate quarrying area in the Caernarfon constituency. They may - Speech Link
3: presentation of that case is the way in which the slate quarrying communities led the fight and campaign to secure - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Mining and Quarrying
1. Sand: Quarrying
asked by: Tom Tugendhat
12/02/2018
... what guidance the Government provides to mineral planning authorities on calculating the need for silica sand extraction over the period of a Minerals and Waste Local Plan.

2. Planning Permission: Quarrying
asked by: Lee Rowley
05/02/2018
... that have been submitted since 2011.

3. Quarrying: Planning Permission
asked by: Lee Rowley
05/02/2018
... that have been submitted since 2011.

4. Coal: Mining
asked by: Baroness Randerson
23/11/2020
... body or individual is responsible for ensuring the safety of coal tips created by operations under the oversight of the National Coal Board.

5. Mining: Lithium
asked by: Bill Wiggin
28/09/2020
... if he has made an assessment of the potential merits of mining lithium in the UK to produce responsibly sourced electric vehicle batteries.

Latest Questions
6 Current APPG Officers
Steve Double Portrait
Steve Double
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - St Austell and Newquay
Joined: 2nd January 2019
Robert Largan Portrait
Robert Largan
Vice Chair
Conservative - High Peak
Joined: 14th July 2021
Kenny MacAskill Portrait
Kenny MacAskill
Vice Chair
Alba Party - East Lothian
Joined: 14th July 2021
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Steve Double MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 4408.

Email: steve.double.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Robert McIlveen, Mineral Products Association, Gillingham House, 38-44 Gillingham Street, London SW1V 1HU. Tel: 07394 568 782

Email: robert.mcilveen@mineralproducts.org

Benefits in Kind
Date
31 Oct 2018
Source
Mineral Products Association
Description
Secretariat   From : 31/10/2018 To : 30/10/2019
Value
£3,001
Date
31 Oct 2017
Source
Mineral Products Association
Description
Lunch
Value
£1,501
Date
31 Oct 2017
Source
Mineral Products Association
Description
Secretariat   From : 31/10/2017 To : 30/10/2018
Value
£4,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Mining and Quarrying APPG

Former APPG Officers
Ruth George Portrait
Ruth George
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Former Member for High Peak
Joined: 20th December 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Baroness Gardner of Parkes Portrait
Baroness Gardner of Parkes
Treasurer
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
James Heappey Portrait
James Heappey
Secretary
Conservative - Wells
Joined: 2nd January 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Robert Neill Portrait
Robert Neill
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Bromley and Chislehurst
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 21st November 2018
David Warburton Portrait
David Warburton
Secretary
Conservative - Somerton and Frome
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 21st November 2018
Tom Blenkinsop Portrait
Tom Blenkinsop
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships