Cross Party Group for West London

The Cross Party Group for West London was established in April 2016. Its purpose is: “To provide a forum that brings parliamentarians together with key leaders in business to consider and discuss opportunities to maximise investment in the West London economic powerhouse.”

Chair: Lord Young of Norwood Green

Vice chairs:
Bob Blackman MP (Harrow East)
and Seema Malhotra MP (Feltham & Heston)

Founder members:
Ruth Cadbury MP (Brentford & Isleworth)
Rupa Huq MP (Ealing Central & Isleworth)
Gareth Thomas MP (Harrow West)
Virendra Sharma MP (Ealing Southall)
Lord Soley of Hammersmith

Secretariat

The secretariat to the Group is provided by Fuller, Smith & Turner Plc, with Andrew Dakers and James Armstrong (West London Business).

Contact

Enquiries to the Group can be sent to crosspartygroup@westlondon.com or call 020 8607 2500.

Meetings
  • Wednesday 13 April 2016, The Basement, The Red Lion, 48 Parliament St, London SW1A 2NH, 7.30-9.45pm: Group established following discussion of paper pre-circulated by WLB; and recent research by WLB and WLA on economic and social context presented and discussed
  • Wednesday 13 July 2016, Portcullis House, Room Q, 7.30-9.30pm: West London Growth Action Plan; Policy options given the potential impacts of Brexit on EU nationals in the West London workforce; and Hounslow Rail Network Expansion Proposal
  • Tuesday 25 October 2016, The Dining Room, The Red Lion, 48 Parliament St, London SW1A 2NH, 7.30-9pm: Apprenticeship Levy - West London stakeholder perspectives
  • Wednesday 13 September 2017, The Dining Room, The Red Lion, 48 Parliament St, London SW1A 2NH, 7.30-9.30pm:  Recommendations of the West London Sustainability and Climate Change Commission’s report; Recommendations of West London Built Environment Policy Commission’s report; and Emerging Lessons Learned from Grenfell.
  • Tuesday 15 May 2018, The Dining Room, The Red Lion, 48 Parliament St, London SW1A 2NH, 7.30-9.30pm: West London Intelligent Mobility 
  • Friday 22 May 2020, Zoom, 9-10.30am: COVID-19 impacts on the Heathrow economy and how we rebuild