The All Party Parliamentary Water Group brings together Parliamentarians and stakeholders from across the UK water sector to discuss the issues impacting the sector.
About the Group
The All Party Parliamentary Water Group provides a forum for Parliamentarians and interested stakeholders to monitor government and regulatory policy and maintain a dialogue with government, Parliament, the water sector and a wide range of other interested groups. The Group has been running for nearly 10 years and is one of the most active All Party Groups in Parliament, holding regular meetings throughout the year on a wide range of topics.
The Group Officers
The Group is led by a cross-party team of officers, headed by our Group co-chairs, Angela Smith MP and Baroness McIntosh of Pickering.
Baroness Young of Old Scone, Vice Chair
Barbara Young is a Labour member of the House of Lords, having been appointed a life peer in 1997. Baroness Young has extensive experience working on environmental policy, and was the Chief Executive of the Environment Agency from 2000-2008. She has also been the Chair of English Nature, a board member of Anglian Water and the Chief Executive of the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds. She is currently Chancellor of Cranfield University and the chair of the Woodland Trust.
Is there a case for strengthening the water regulator?
Annual General Meeting
Panellists and attendees will have the opportunity to discuss the future regulatory framework of the water sector, making comparisons with the regulators of the energy sector.
We are delighted that the group will hear from speakers, including:
• Phil Graham, Chief Executive, National Infrastructure Commission
• Milo Purcell, Deputy Chief Inspector, Drinking Water Inspectorate
Time: 5.00 – 6.30pm
Date: Tuesday 15 October
Venue: Committee Room 11, House of Commons
Register to attend
The Group is supported by a range of organisations across the water sector who help fund the running of the Group via its secretariat, Connect. If you are interested in becoming a sponsor of the Group please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Contact the Group
If you have any questions or would like to find out more about the Group, please contact Fenella Nance at the Group’s secretariat on email@example.com.
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