Assistive Technology

Formed - 15 Feb 2017

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To disseminate knowledge, generate debate and facilitate engagement on assistive technology amongst Members of both Houses of Parliament.


Current Members
Name Role Party
Seema Malhotra Chair & Registered Contact Labour (Co-op) (Feltham and Heston)
Lord Holmes of Richmond Co-Chair Conservative
Lord Low of Dalston Co-Chair Crossbench
Bill Esterson Officer Labour (Sefton Central)
Lord Addington Officer Liberal Democrat
Neil Coyle Officer Labour (Bermondsey and Old Southwark)
Alex Burghart Officer Conservative (Brentwood and Ongar)
Mrs Sharon Hodgson Officer Labour (Washington and Sunderland West)
Mr Barry Sheerman Officer Labour (Co-op) (Huddersfield)
Benefits in Kind
Date Source Value Benefit Received
22 Jun 2018 Policy Connect Secretariat   From : 22/06/2018 To : 21/06/2019 £64,501
22 Jun 2017 Policy Connect Secretariat   From : 22/06/2017 To : 21/06/2018 £70,501
1 Feb 2017 Policy Connect Policy Connect is paid by Liberator Ltd, Possum Limited, and Smartbox Assistive Technology Ltd to act as the group's secretariat   From : 01/02/2017 To : 31/01/2018 £16,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Assistive Technology APPG

Former Members
Name Role Party Departed on
Matt Warman Officer Conservative (Boston and Skegness) 27 Mar 2019
John Cryer Officer Labour (Leyton and Wanstead) 2 May 2017