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The East of England’s Potential Response to ‘The Great Recovery’

7 May 2020

Following a virtual meeting of the APPG in June 2020, the APPG sent a letter to Rt Hon Steve Barclay MP, Chief Secretary to the Treasury.

Twelve “consensus” points were made at the meeting attended by MPs and business, public and third sector leaders – 68 in total.


  • To see the letter in full – please click here.
  • You can also read the response the APPG received from Rt Hon Steve Barclay MP – please click here.


  • On 13.07.20 – the co-Chairs of the APPG wrote a further response to Rt Hon Alok Sharma, Secretary of State, BEIS and Rt Hon Steve Barclay, Chief Secretary to the Treasury – please click here.


If you would like to watch back this ‘virtual’ meeting, please click the photo below. The APPG was joined by guest speakers:

  • Seena Shah – Chair of East of England, FSB
  • Jane Galvin – former East of England CBI Chair and Head of UK Corporate Banking for HSBC
  • Cllr Linda Haysey – Chair-elect of the East of England LGA.



Next meeting of the East of England APPG

The next meeting of the APPG will be on Wednesday 4th November. 

PART ONE will be on Infrastructure for a Net Zero East of England, 10:00 – 11:00.

PART TWO will be on the Region’s Response and Recovery from COVID-19 with the East of England LGA, 11:00 – 11:30.

Previous Meetings of the East of England APPG

Transport & Digital Infrastructure

15th September 2020

Zoom Meeting | Draft Minutes | Letter to Rt Hon Steve Barclay MP


COVID-19: Health care services – innovation, integration and improvement

Thursday 16th July 2020

Zoom Meeting | Draft Minutes |Letter to Rt Hon Matt Hancock MP | Response from Edward Argar MP


East of England’s Potential Contribution to the Recovery

Thursday 7th May 2020

Minutes | Watch this meeting


Reconstitution meeting

Tuesday 4th February 2020

Committee Room 14

Minutes | Budget Submission – the East of England: An Engine for Growth


Parliamentary Reception: An Engine for the Nation’s Prosperity

Tuesday 26th June 2019

House of Commons Pavilion Terrace


Sustainable Growth in the East of England: The Housing Implications

Tuesday 14th May 2019

Jubilee Room, House of Commons


Sustainable Growth in the East of England: The Transport Implications

26th March 2019



Employment, Education and Skills: the Region’s Local Industrial Strategies

15th January 2019



Older Meetings:


After the Budget

6th November 2018



Westminster Hall Debate – “Promoting economic growth in the East of England.”

10th October 2018

Can be read in full here.


Parliamentary Launch of the Budget Submission

5th September 2018

Report | Minutes


Local Industrial Strategy

26th June 2018



Infrastructure, Investment and Housing

24th April 2018



Transport and Growth

28th February 2018

Article | Minutes


Inaugural meeting of the East of England APPG

13th December 2017


Income and Expenditure

View the East of England APPG’s Income and Expenditure Statement for December 2017 – December 2018 here.

The East of England APPG is kindly supported by British Sugar, London Stansted Airport, the East of England LGA, AstraZeneca and the A120 Haven Gateway Campaign.

If you are interested in supporting the East of England APPG then please get in contact via [email protected]