All-Party Parliamentary Group
The Devolution APPG is an open group for discussion on the need for a UK-wide devolution settlement. It was established to give parliamentarians and sector stakeholders an opportunity to assess the effectiveness of devolution in non-metropolitan England. It provides a cross-party parliamentary space for an open discussion on the need for a UK-wide devolution settlement. The Group is sponsored by the LGA.
Chair: Andrew Lewer MP
MP for Northampton South
Andrew was first elected in June 2017 and is the only politician in Britain to have served as an MP, an MEP and a Council Leader. Representing the East Midlands, Andrew was elected to the European Parliament in the 2014 elections. He was the European Conservative and Reformists (ECR) Group Coordinator for both the Culture and Education and the Regional Development Committees. He received his MBE in 2014 for his services as Leader of Derbyshire County Council from 2009 to 2013 and as Deputy Chairman of the Local Government Association from 2011 to 2014.
The qualifying officers for the APPG are:
Vice Chair – Baroness Eaton (Conservative)
Vice Chair – Dr Jamie Wallis MP (Conservative)
Vice Chair – Craig Williams MP (Conservative)
Vice Chair – Wayne David MP (Labour)
Vice Chair – Lord Purvis of Tweed (Liberal Democrat)
Vice Chair – Henry Smith MP (Conservative)
Vice Chair – Lord Foulkes of Cumnock (Labour)
Officer – Catherine West MP (Labour)
The full register is available on the Parliament website here.
Unlocking the opportunities for Green Growth
The issue of net zero and protecting the environment is a significant area of government policy. This meeting will investigate how devolution can support the ongoing drive to reach net zero, considering a variety of viewpoints.
Contact the Group
If you have any questions or would like to find out more about the APPG, please contact us on 0207 592 9592 or email DevolutionAPPG@connectpa.co.uk.
The Devolution APPG is sponsored by the Local Government Association.
This is not an official website [or Feed] of Parliament. It has not been approved by either House. APPGs are informal groups of Parliamentarians with a common interest in particular issues. The views expressed are those of the group.
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