Wetlands APPG

First Registered: 17/11/2021 • Last updated on: 29/12/2021

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To build awareness, engagement and support amongst parliamentarians for the policies and partnerships required to restore and create wetlands, as well as ensure they are well managed and protected into the future.

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 Wetlands

1. HS2 Phase One Planning Forum planning appeal decisions
09/12/2020 - High Speed Two (HS2) Limited
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Found: Valley Wetlands (Hillingdon) Inspectors Report PDF, 284KB, 16 pages Colne Valley Wetlands (Hillingdon)

2. World Wetlands Day
04/02/2020 - Early Day Motions

Found: highlights World Wetlands Day and the tremendous work that is carried out by the Wetlands Trust every day

3. The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (NPS/WR/034882): application made to abstract water
01/06/2021 - Environment Agency
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Found: Notice The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (NPS/WR/034882): application made to abstract

4. UK local authority and regional carbon dioxide emissions national statistics: 2005 to 2019
05/08/2021 - Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
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Found: A: Forest Land, B: Cropland, C: Grassland, D: Wetlands, E: Settlements and F: Other land . There is

5. New Act to BAN building in flood zones in the UK, and on UK wetlands, by 2023.
28/10/2021 - Petitions

Found: pass a NEW Act of Parliament to BAN building on wetlands OR flood zones, to embrace the water flow for

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Wetlands

1. Business of the House
04/02/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: World Wetlands Day this week and also the 50th anniversary of the Ramsar convention on wetlands of international - Speech Link
2: is such a wonderful place. As she said, World Wetlands Day took place this week and was an opportunity - Speech Link

2. 25-year Environment Plan
11/01/2018 - Written Statements

1: replenish depleted soil, plant trees, support wetlands and peatlands, rid seas and rivers of rubbish - Speech Link

3. Lee Valley Regional Park (Amendment)
22/02/2017 - Commons Chamber

1: walk through the wetlands, and I look forward to enjoying the Walthamstow wetlands. As a young child - Speech Link

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

1: million in the Nature for Climate Fund and restoring wetlands, peatlands and woodlands. Our historic Environment - Speech Link
2: important as those wonderful mature forests or the wetlands in South Ribble, the salt marsh and peat bog.What - Speech Link

5. Skerne River: Discover Brightwater Project
05/09/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: and wetlands, hence the name of my constituency and the nearest town of Sedgefield. The wetlands still - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Wetlands
1. Wetlands: Conservation
asked by: Layla Moran
... what duties are placed on local authorities to assess the effect of a proposed development on the listed features of a Ramsar site.

2. Wetlands: Conservation
asked by: Layla Moran
... whether local authorities are required to consider alternative solutions when determining a planning proposal with potential damaging effects on a Ramsar site.

3. Wetlands: Conservation
asked by: Layla Moran
... what duties are placed on local authorities to protect Ramsar sites from damage as a result of development.

4. Wetlands: Carbon Emissions
asked by: Siobhan Baillie
...What steps he is taking to help ensure that coastal wetland habitat creation and other nature-based solutions form part of the Government's plans to reach net zero.

5. Ministry of Defence: Wetlands
asked by: Deidre Brock
... what the (a) location and (b) condition is of Ramsar sites in his Department's (i) ownership and (ii) control.

Latest Questions
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9 Current APPG Officers
Siobhan Baillie Portrait
Siobhan Baillie
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Stroud
Joined: 17th November 2021
Oliver Heald Portrait
Oliver Heald
Conservative - North East Hertfordshire
Joined: 17th November 2021
Earl of Leicester Portrait
Earl of Leicester
Conservative - Excepted Hereditary
Joined: 17th November 2021
No other APPG Memberships
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Siobhan Baillie MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 0207 219 4920.

Email: siobhan.baillie.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Tom Ash, Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT), Slimbridge, Gloucestershire GL2 7BT. Tel: 07733 301 861

Email: tom.ash@wwt.org.uk


Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT) acts as the group's secretariat. https://www.wwt.org.uk

Benefits in Kind
28 Oct 2021
Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT)
Secretariat   From : 28/10/2021 To : 27/10/2022

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Wetlands APPG