Women and Enterprise APPG

First Registered: 29/09/2015 • Last updated on: 06/10/2021

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This group works to ensure the challenges and opportunities for women entrepreneurs are considered and promoted cross party and across both houses.

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 Women and Enterprise

1. GILDED LILY
10/09/2018 - Early Day Motions

Found: award-winning Community Interest Company which helps women overcome barriers and become more confident and

2. The UK and Sub-Saharan Africa
01/02/2020 - Inquiry: The UK and Sub-Saharan Africa - International Relations and Defence Committee
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Found: the conditions to allow the full participation of women and disabled persons in society Promoting and protecting

3. DFID Ghana Private Sector Development Adviser's speech at British Council's social enterprise event
17/09/2018 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: Adviser's speech at British Council's social enterprise event - GOV.UK

4. Minister for Women and Equalities Liz Truss speech at The Telegraph's Women Mean Business event
05/11/2019 - Government Equalities Office
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Found: Minister for Women and Equalities Liz Truss speech at The Telegraph's Women Mean Business event

5. Women’s Business Council (WBC): Five Years On report
26/11/2018 - Government Equalities Office
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Found: Women™s Business Council Maximising women™s contribution to future economic growth Five years

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Recent Speeches related to Women and Enterprise

1. Careers Education for Students
06/09/2018 - Lords Chamber

1: Claudia Harris and her colleagues at the Careers & Enterprise Company—the CEC.I hope that today’s debate - Speech Link
2: Working Chance, a wonderful initiative to help women in prison get work experience and job training so - Speech Link
3: First, we should look at the way that women—not all but many women—have more opportunities, do better in - Speech Link

2. Oral Answers to Questions
23/01/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: the UK, is currently working with the Enterprise M3 local enterprise partnership and others in Guildford - Speech Link
2: career and be given a second chance? I often meet women in their 50s and 60s who have so much to offer but - Speech Link
3: contribution that women in their 50s can make to a workplace. We know that there are 4.5 million women aged 50 - Speech Link

3. Covid-19: Supply Chains
22/06/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: But, on another tack, many were struck by how enterprise and private investment helped to secure a speedy - Speech Link
2: consistently aim to create a strong environment for enterprise, but business needs three things: it needs the - Speech Link
3: plan to enhance the rights of the many vulnerable women and girls working in supply chains, or the Dalits - Speech Link

4. Commonwealth
13/03/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: over 30 highly qualified women peacebuilders have joined the UK-funded women mediators initiative. Just - Speech Link
2: interest as the chair-in-office of the Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council. Does the Minister agree - Speech Link

5. Oral Answers to Questions
26/10/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: proper education, particularly for young girls and women in Gaza. As a country, we still ought to support - Speech Link
2: our humanitarian aid budget. We are prioritising women and girls as part of our development budget, and - Speech Link
3: influence in the world and also the influence of free enterprise, freedom and democracy. That is why we are pursuing - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Women and Enterprise
1. Enterprise Zones
asked by: Gregory Campbell
15/10/2020
... if he will make an assessment of the effectiveness of the operation of Enterprise Zones to help those zones that have been less successful.

2. UN Women: Finance
asked by: Baroness Tonge
18/07/2019
... and (c) 2018–19.

3. UN Women
asked by: Paul Sweeney
07/12/2017
... what recent discussions her Department has had with UN Women about the UK contribution to its core funding.

4. UN Women
asked by: Chris Law
29/11/2017
... what steps her Department plans to take to support UN Women following the publication of the Multilateral Development Review 2016.

5. Enterprise Advisers
asked by: Baroness Garden of Frognal
26/07/2018
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what financial arrangements the Careers and Enterprise Company have made for the expansion of Enterprise Adviser Networks.

Latest Questions
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11 Current APPG Officers
Craig Tracey Portrait
Craig Tracey
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - North Warwickshire
Joined: 29th September 2015
Baroness Verma Portrait
Baroness Verma
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 24th November 2016
Virginia Crosbie Portrait
Virginia Crosbie
Vice Chair
Conservative - Ynys Môn
Joined: 4th November 2020
Felicity Buchan Portrait
Felicity Buchan
Vice Chair
Conservative - Kensington
Joined: 4th November 2020
Katherine Fletcher Portrait
Katherine Fletcher
Vice Chair
Conservative - South Ribble
Joined: 4th November 2020
Jo Gideon Portrait
Jo Gideon
Vice Chair
Conservative - Stoke-on-Trent Central
Joined: 4th November 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Craig Tracey MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 5646.

Email: craig.tracey.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Connie Long, Hanbury Strategy, 68-80 Hanbury Street, London E1 5JL. Tel: 020 3870 1117

Email: weappg@hanburystrategy.com

Benefits in Kind
Date
11 Feb 2021
Source
Weber Shandwick
Description
Weber Shandwick is paid by Dell Technologies to act as the group's secretariat   From : 11/02/2021 To : 10/02/2022
Value
£10,501
Date
11 Feb 2021
Source
Hanbury Strategy
Description
Hanbury Strategy is paid by Dell Technologies to act as the group's secretariat   From : 11/02/2021 To : 11/02/2022
Value
£46,501
Date
18 Jul 2018
Source
Dell Corporation Limited
Description
Secretariat services are provided by Hume Brophy Communications on behalf of Dell Corporation Limited   From : 18/07/2018 To : 17/07/2019
Value
£34,501
Date
18 Jul 2017
Source
Hume Brophy
Description
Hume Brophy is paid by Dell EMC to act as the group's secretariat   From : 18/07/2017 To : 17/07/2018
Value
£21,001
Date
18 Jul 2017
Source
Dell Corporation Limited
Description
Secretariat services are provided by Hume Brophy Communications on behalf of Dell Corporation Limited   From : 18/07/2017 To : 17/07/2018
Value
£21,001

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Women and Enterprise APPG

Former APPG Officers
Gillian Keegan Portrait
Gillian Keegan
Officer
Conservative - Chichester
Joined: 18th July 2018
Departed: 24th September 2020
No other APPG Memberships
Eddie Hughes Portrait
Eddie Hughes
Officer
Conservative - Walsall North
Joined: 18th July 2018
Departed: 24th September 2020
No other APPG Memberships
Rachel Maclean Portrait
Rachel Maclean
Officer
Conservative - Redditch
Joined: 18th July 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
1 APPG Membership
Data Analytics
Baroness Burt of Solihull Portrait
Baroness Burt of Solihull
Officer
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 18th July 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
Kelly Tolhurst Portrait
Kelly Tolhurst
Deputy Chair
Conservative - Rochester and Strood
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 6th June 2018
No other APPG Memberships
Amanda Milling Portrait
Amanda Milling
Deputy Chair
Conservative - Cannock Chase
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 26th April 2018
No other APPG Memberships
Amanda Solloway Portrait
Amanda Solloway
Officer
Conservative - Derby North
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 12th October 2016
No other APPG Memberships