Nature APPG

First Registered: 31/07/2019 • Last updated on: 06/10/2021

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To provide a forum for engaging and inspiring parliamentarians and others with the natural world, the major threats that it faces today, and the positives that come form a healthy natural environment.

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 Nature

1. Cumbria's National Nature Reserves
09/07/2019 - Natural England
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Found: Cumbria's National Nature Reserves - GOV.UK

2. The People and Nature Survey for England: Child Data Wave 1 (Experimental Statistics)
14/10/2020 - Natural England
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Found: Official Statistics The People and Nature Survey for England: Child Data Wave 1 (Experimental

3. Hampshire's National Nature Reserves
30/09/2021 - Natural England
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Found: report Hampshire's National Nature Reserves Nature reserves in Hampshire that Natural England

4. Protecting Nature Recovery Areas
23/09/2021 - Early Day Motions

Found: development in its local plan which means that a planned Nature Recovery Area, linking the Knepp Estate with coastal

5. West Midlands National Nature Reserves
23/10/2020 - Natural England
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Found: report West Midlands National Nature Reserves Nature reserves in the West Midlands that Natural

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Nature

1. Mental Health: Access to Nature
27/04/2021 - Westminster Hall

1: That this House has considered enabling access to nature to support mental health.As always, it is - Speech Link

2. Planning System Reforms: Wild Belt Designation
22/06/2021 - Westminster Hall

1: but for our fight against climate change. When nature is working, it can capture carbon, improve our - Speech Link

3. Plans to Restore Nature
18/05/2021 - Written Statements

1: the difference that nature makes to our lives more than ever before. Restoring nature will be crucial as - Speech Link

4. Environment Bill (Eighteenth sitting)
19/11/2020 - Public Bill Committees

1: had two already—and I thought, as we are doing nature, I should wear it today.Public authorities - Speech Link
2: preserve biodiversity and enable the recovery of nature. As I think we have already said, that is important - Speech Link
3: could do was a speech. The project was about how nature recovery networks, which is a generic term, and - Speech Link

5. Biodiversity
28/04/2021 - Grand Committee

1: For the first time, we are putting a value on nature and asking the hard, tough questions about what - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Nature
1. Nature Conservation
asked by: Caroline Lucas
17/11/2020
... if he will make an assessment of the potential effect on job creation of investment in nature restoration in the UK; and if he will make a statement.

2. Nature Conservation
asked by: Lord Jones of Cheltenham
28/09/2020
... and (2) to work with other nations and international organisations to implement worldwide measures to protect species at risk of extinction.

3. Nature Conservation
asked by: Andrew Rosindell
15/01/2021
... what progress has been made on the UN’s Leaders Pledge for Nature of September 2020.

4. Nature Conservation
asked by: Lord Patten
28/07/2020
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the effects of re-wilding in England on established fauna and flora.

5. Nature Conservation
asked by: Lord Patten
27/07/2020
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the risks to humans arising from re-wilding in England.

Latest Questions
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6 Current APPG Officers
Barry Gardiner Portrait
Barry Gardiner
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Brent North
Joined: 31st July 2019
Baroness Parminter Portrait
Baroness Parminter
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 2nd June 2021
1 APPG Membership
Eating Disorders
Baroness Young of Old Scone Portrait
Baroness Young of Old Scone
Officer
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 31st July 2019
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Barry Gardiner MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 4046.

Email: gardinerb@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Amber Connett, Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management, Grosvenor Court, Ampfield Hill, Ampfield, Romsey SO51 9BD . Tel: 01962 868 626

Email: policy@cieem.net

Group's Website:

https://cieem.net/i-am/influencing-policy/appg-for-nature/

No benefits in kind are on record for the Nature APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Nature APPG

Former APPG Officers
Steve Double Portrait
Steve Double
Officer
Conservative - St Austell and Newquay
Joined: 31st July 2019
Departed: 21st April 2021
Angela Smith Portrait
Angela Smith
Officer
Liberal Democrat - Former Member for Penistone and Stocksbridge
Joined: 31st July 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships