Northern Powerhouse APPG

First Registered: 20/12/2017 • Last updated on: 06/10/2021

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To bring together northern MPs and Peers with the new metro mayors and key leaders - from local government, the private and third sectors - to give a strong political voice for policies which support the northern economy and promote its potential as a place to study, work, live and invest.

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Recent Documents related to Northern Powerhouse

1. New Northern Powerhouse partners named as exports rise
16/08/2018 - Department for International Trade
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Found: New Northern Powerhouse partners named as exports rise - GOV.UK

2. Northern Powerhouse Minister calls for ‘Ivy League of the North’ to rival the best universities in the world
07/06/2018 - Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
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Found: Northern Powerhouse Minister calls for ‘Ivy League of the North’

3. Northern Powerhouse Partnership - written evidence
25/06/2019 - Inquiry: Supporting regional investment and growth - Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee
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Found: evidence - Northern Powerhouse PartnershipWritten evidence submitted by Northern Powerhouse Partnership

4. Success of Northern Powerhouse Export Champions celebrated at Export Awards
08/02/2019 - Department for International Trade
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Found: Success of Northern Powerhouse Export Champions celebrated at Export Awards

5. Lancashire businesses unite behind Northern Powerhouse for Lancashire Day
27/11/2018 - Department for Levelling Up, Housing & Communities
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Found: Lancashire businesses unite behind Northern Powerhouse for Lancashire Day - GOV.UK

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Recent Speeches related to Northern Powerhouse

1. Trans-Pennine Railway
30/06/2021 - Westminster Hall

1: considered the trans-Pennine route upgrade and Northern Powerhouse.It is a pleasure to serve under your - Speech Link

2. North of England: Rapid Mass Transport System
28/06/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: forthcoming major investment in connectivity between northern cities should be maglev rather than rail. We concluded - Speech Link
2: commitment on behalf of the Government to Northern Powerhouse Rail as part of the integrated rail plan - Speech Link
3: the integrated rail plan and of course, Northern Powerhouse Rail is a very important part of that. Once - Speech Link

3. Transport for the North: Funding
17/03/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: cut, and we intend to invest massively in Northern Powerhouse Rail, and in railways in the north and across - Speech Link
2: cut, and we intend to invest massively in Northern Powerhouse Rail, and in railways in the north and across - Speech Link

4. Transport Infrastructure
11/02/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: connection from the west midlands to the northern powerhouse—to Liverpool, Manchester and Leeds—and simultaneously - Speech Link
2: must extend to the great northern cities, linking up with Northern Powerhouse Rail, and eventually to - Speech Link
3: this project to the Scottish Government and the Northern Ireland Executive so they can spend those moneys - Speech Link

5. Great British Railway Plans
22/06/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: why there are plans to remove funding from Northern Powerhouse Rail and give it to the bottomless pit of - Speech Link
2: conversation yesterday with all the northern leaders when we met as the northern transport acceleration council - Speech Link
3: Government continue to consider all options for Northern Powerhouse Rail as part of the integrated rail plan - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Northern Powerhouse
1. Northern
asked by: Lord Rosser
13/02/2020
... it being taken into public ownership.

2. Northern
asked by: Grahame Morris
08/10/2019
... (b) 2017-18 and (c) 2018-19.

3. Northern
asked by: Grahame Morris
07/10/2019
... what allowable Changes are permitted under the terms of the Arriva Rail North franchise agreement.

4. Northern
asked by: Grahame Morris
07/10/2019
... what the net financial impact was of the allowable Changes made under the terms of the Arriva Rail North franchise agreement in 2016-17.

5. Northern
asked by: Mike Hill
29/07/2019
... what (a) premium and (b) subsidy payments the Northern franchisee is expected to make or receive in each year of that franchise's duration.

Latest Questions
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12 Current APPG Officers
John Stevenson Portrait
John Stevenson
Co-Chair
Conservative - Carlisle
Joined: 20th December 2017
Lord O'Neill of Gatley Portrait
Lord O'Neill of Gatley
Vice Chair
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 20th December 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Baroness Armstrong of Hill Top Portrait
Baroness Armstrong of Hill Top
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 1st July 2020
Mike Amesbury Portrait
Mike Amesbury
Vice Chair
Labour - Weaver Vale
Joined: 1st July 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Julie Elliott MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 7165.

Email: julie.elliott.mp@parliament.uk

Secretariat:

Northern Powerhouse Partnership acts as the group's secretariat. http://northernpowerhousepartnership.co.uk/

Group's Website:

https://northernpowerhouseappg.org.uk/

Benefits in Kind
Date
5 Feb 2021
Source
Northern Powerhouse Partnership
Description
Secretariat   From : 05/02/2021 To : 04/02/2022
Value
£1,501
Date
5 Feb 2020
Source
Northern Powerhouse Partnership
Description
Secretariat   From : 05/02/2020 To : 04/02/2021
Value
£1,501
Date
27 Nov 2018
Source
Northern Powerhouse Partnership
Description
Secretariat   From : 27/11/2018 To : 26/11/2019
Value
£1,501
Date
27 Nov 2017
Source
Devoconnect
Description
Secretariat   From : 27/11/2017 To : 26/11/2018
Value
£19,501
Financial Benefits Received
Date
27 Nov 2017
Source
Northern Powerhouse Partnership
Value
£10,000
Former APPG Officers
Caroline Flint Portrait
Caroline Flint
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Former Member for Don Valley
Joined: 20th December 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Liz McInnes Portrait
Liz McInnes
Treasurer
Labour - Former Member for Heywood and Middleton
Joined: 20th December 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Heseltine Portrait
Lord Heseltine
Vice Chair
Non-affiliated - Life peer
Joined: 20th December 2017
Departed: 2nd January 2019
1 APPG Membership
Liverpool City Region
Lord Haskins Portrait
Lord Haskins
Vice Chair
Crossbench - Retired on 1 December 2020
Joined: 20th December 2017
Departed: 2nd January 2019
No other APPG Memberships