Transport Across the North APPG

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

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To promote discussion and investment in all modes of transport across the North of England and to provide better opportunities for MPs representing Northern constituencies to meet with senior officials and receive briefings from Transport for the North.

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Recent Documents related to Transport Across the North

1. Major progress on northern green transport after record investment
16/05/2019 - Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV)
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Found: Major progress on northern green transport after record investment - GOV.UK

2. Investment in regional transport infrastructure
01/03/2019 - Parliamentary Research

Found: the Transport Times team for inviting me. I welcome the opportunity to talk about transport across the

3. Major progress on northern green transport after record investment
16/05/2019 - Department for Transport
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Found: Major progress on northern green transport after record investment - GOV.UK

4. Slides and datasets to accompany coronavirus press conference: 7 April 2020
07/04/2020 - Prime Minister's Office, 10 Downing Street
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Found: Transport use change Transport use is down by more than 60% for all transport types compared to early

5. Homes for the North (c/o Riverside) - written evidence
03/09/2019 - Inquiry: Regional Imbalances in the UK Economy - Treasury Committee
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Found: for the North (c/o Riverside)                 Written evidence submitted by Homes for the North (RDE0057) 1

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Recent Speeches related to Transport Across the North

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

1: to Transport for the North’s budget part of the Prime Minister’s plans for levelling up the north?”He - Speech Link
2: Northern Powerhouse Rail, and in railways in the north and across the entire country.”—[Official Report, 24 - Speech Link

2. North of England: Transport Infrastructure
20/05/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: few more important elements of that agenda than transport. It is critical if we want to grow our national - Speech Link

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

1: Powerhouse Rail are two crucial transport infrastructure projects for the north of England. The latter is vital - Speech Link

4. Public Transport: North Staffordshire
23/01/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: House has considered bus services and public transport in north Staffordshire.It is a pleasure to - Speech Link

5. Colne to Skipton Railway Link
29/10/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: have been so vocal on the issue. If we reinstate transport in the area—particularly the rail link—it will - Speech Link
2: is spent on transport per head of population, but the average is £289 for the entire north of England - Speech Link
3: constituency is in the Liverpool City Region, all points north and east, from railway stations such as Rainford - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Transport Across the North
1. Transport: North East
asked by: Chi Onwurah
23/11/2020
... what assessment he has made of the (a) implications for his policies and (b) potential level of funding required for the Transport North East's Connected North East Blueprint.

2. Transport: North East
asked by: Sharon Hodgson
20/04/2021
... what transport infrastructure has been considered for (a) Tyne and Wear and (b) Durham.

3. Transport: North East
asked by: Grahame Morris
30/01/2020
... (b) economic performance and (c) employment opportunities in (i) the North East and (ii) Easington constituency.

4. Transport: North of England
asked by: Stephanie Peacock
22/01/2021
... what assessment he has made of the effect on transport in the North of changes to funding to Transport for the North.

5. Public Transport: North East
asked by: Richard Holden
24/09/2020
... how much covid-19 related financial support has been provided to support public transport (a) in the North East of England and (b) to each council in the North East of England.

Latest Questions
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10 Current APPG Officers
Andrew Jones Portrait
Andrew Jones
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Harrogate and Knaresborough
Joined: 24th September 2020
Lord Newby Portrait
Lord Newby
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 24th September 2020
No other APPG Memberships
Peter Dowd Portrait
Peter Dowd
Vice Chair
Labour - Bootle
Joined: 24th September 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Andrew Jones MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 3000.

Email: andrew.jones.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Stephen Smith, Transport for the North, 2nd Floor, 4 Piccadilly Place, Manchester M1 3BN . Tel: 0161 244 1449

Email: engagement@transportforthenorth.com

Group's Website:

https://transportforthenorth.com/appg/

No benefits in kind are on record for the Transport Across the North APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Transport Across the North APPG

Former APPG Officers
Graham P Jones Portrait
Graham P Jones
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Former Member for Hyndburn
Joined: 31st July 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Tracy Brabin Portrait
Tracy Brabin
Vice Chair
Labour (Co-op) - Former Member for Batley and Spen
Joined: 31st July 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships