Western Gateway APPG

First Registered: 07/08/2020 • Last updated on: 25/08/2021

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To bring together parliamentarians in support of the Western Gateway, a cross-border economic partnership of local authorities, city regions, Local Enterprise Partnerships and governments covering south Wales and western England.

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 Western Gateway

1. Cross-border Western Gateway will form new 'powerhouse' in UK economy
01/11/2019 - Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government
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Found: Cross-border Western Gateway will form new 'powerhouse' in UK economy -

2. Motorists saving hundreds of thousands per day since Severn tolls’ abolition
17/12/2019 - Wales Office
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Found: UK Government’s abolition of the tolls, the Western Gateway partnership was launched last month to maximise

3. Western Gateway
07/08/2020 - APPGs

Found: together parliamentarians in support of the Western Gateway, a cross-border economic partnership of local

4. Western Sussex hospitals: antenatal and newborn screening
04/11/2019 - Public Health England (PHE)
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Found: Western Sussex hospitals: antenatal and newborn screening - GOV.UK

5. Swindon and Wiltshire LEP
04/08/2020 - Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government
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Found: At the intersection of the Cyber Valley, Western Gateway and MOD cyber centre, the B usiness Cyber

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Recent Speeches related to Western Gateway

1. Devolution in England
22/09/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: partnerships such as the Midlands Engine, the western gateway and northern powerhouse, to promote economic - Speech Link
2: nations. As vice-chair of the APPG on the western gateway, I assure the Minister that I am a great supporter - Speech Link

2. Christmas Adjournment
17/12/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: co-ordinator of the Western Sahara Campaign, and the all-party parliamentary group on Western Sahara. They have - Speech Link
2: freeport, led by the ports of Tilbury and London Gateway. Members have often heard me claim that Thurrock - Speech Link

3. 5G Network
24/11/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: which also forms part of the western gateway region. Also in the western gateway economic region lies the - Speech Link
2: Through a combination of a prolonged poverty of western strategic thinking and Chinese Communist party - Speech Link

4. Foreign Policy: UK-EU Dialogue
14/01/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: that the FCDO expects to cut expenditure on its western Balkans programme from the current £80 million - Speech Link
2: Minister agree that Britain has always been seen as a gateway to the EU and that now is an opportunity, with - Speech Link

5. Oral Answers to Questions
20/07/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: fund, it is likely to include support for Trinity Gateway, Le Mans Crescent, Church Wharf and Crompton Place—a - Speech Link
2: the new all-party parliamentary group on the Western Gateway, the Welsh Government and local authorities - Speech Link
3: chairing the APPG. We were pleased to launch the Western Gateway initiative at the end of last year. I think - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Western Gateway
1. Thames Gateway Bridge: Costs
asked by: John Spellar
24/06/2020
... what the projected costs for the Thames Gateway Bridge were; and what recent estimate he has made of the cost of the new Thames Tunnel.

2. Mersey Gateway Bridge: Tolls
asked by: Faisal Rashid
20/12/2018
... if he will end the toll on the Mersey Gateway Bridge.

3. Mersey Gateway Bridge
asked by: Mike Amesbury
25/10/2017
... whether funding for the Mersey Gateway Bridge is included in the responsibilities of the Chief Secretary to the Treasury.

4. Mersey Gateway Bridge: Tolls
asked by: Maria Eagle
07/09/2018
... (ii) Mersey Gateway since the ruling of the Traffic Penalty Tribunal on the legal enforceability of the Mersey Gateway Bridge tolls; and if he will make a statement.

5. Mersey Gateway Bridge: Finance
asked by: Maria Eagle
07/09/2018
... whether the financial guarantee given to ensure the operators of the Mersey Gateway Bridge have no financial shortfall as a result of lower than expected traffic across that bridge has yet been called upon.

Latest Questions
7 Current APPG Officers
Mark Harper Portrait
Mark Harper
Co-Chair
Conservative - Forest of Dean
Joined: 7th August 2020
1 APPG Membership
Learning Disability
Laurence Robertson Portrait
Laurence Robertson
Vice Chair
Conservative - Tewkesbury
Joined: 7th August 2020
Chris Skidmore Portrait
Chris Skidmore
Secretary
Conservative - Kingswood
Joined: 7th August 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Jessica Morden MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 6213.

Email: mordenj@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Western Gateway Secretariat, Bristol City Council, College Green, Bristol BS1 5TR. Tel: 01179 224 737

Email: secretariat@western-gateway.co.uk

No benefits in kind are on record for the Western Gateway APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Western Gateway APPG