Motor APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 01/07/2020

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To debate current and future issues of strategic importance to the UK’s automotive industry, motorsport industry and vehicle users, focusing on the role of the motor vehicle, including the environmental impact; and to promote dialogue between politicians, these industries, users and other stakeholders. The joint-secretariat partners collaborate to support this mission.


Current Members
Name Role Party Date Joined
Matt Western Chair & Registered Contact Labour (Warwick and Leamington) 21 Nov 2018
Greg Clark Vice Chair Conservative (Tunbridge Wells) 24 Feb 2020
Jack Dromey Vice Chair Labour (Birmingham, Erdington) 24 Feb 2020
Andrew Griffith Vice Chair Conservative (Arundel and South Downs) 24 Feb 2020
Julian Knight Vice Chair Conservative (Solihull) 30 Jul 2015
Justin Madders Vice Chair Labour (Ellesmere Port and Neston) 24 Feb 2020
Lord Fox Officer Liberal Democrat 30 Jul 2015
Lord Hain Officer Labour 30 Jul 2015
Mrs Sharon Hodgson Officer Labour (Washington and Sunderland West) 24 Feb 2020
Baroness McIntosh of Pickering Officer Conservative 30 Jul 2015
Motor APPG Contact Details as of 1 Jul 2020

Registered Contact:

Matt Western MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 0207 219 2051. Email: matt.western.mp@parliament.uk.

Public Enquiry Point:

Andrew Harries, Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders Ltd, 71 Great Peter Street, London SW1P 2BN. Tel: 020 7344 9225. Email: apmg@smmt.co.uk

Benefits in Kind
Date Source Value Benefit Received
12 Jun 2019 Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders Event £1,501
23 Jan 2019 Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders Event £1,501
12 Dec 2018 Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders Event £1,501
24 Oct 2018 Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders Event £1,501
13 Sep 2018 Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders Joint Secretariat   From : 13/09/2018 To : 12/09/2019 £3,001
13 Sep 2018 Motorsports Industry Association Joint Secretariat   From : 13/09/2018 To : 12/09/2019 £1,501
13 Sep 2018 RAC Foundation Joint Secretariat   From : 13/09/2018 To : 12/09/2019 £1,501
20 Jun 2018 Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders Events (held on 21/03/2018 and 20/06/2018) £1,501
5 Dec 2017 Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders Event held on 05/12/2017 £1,501
5 Dec 2017 Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders Event £1,501
19 Oct 2017 Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders Event held on 19/10/2017 £1,501
19 Oct 2017 Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders Event £1,501
13 Sep 2017 Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders Joint Secretariat   From : 13/09/2017 To : 12/09/2018 £3,001
13 Sep 2017 Motorsports Industry Association Joint Secretariat   From : 13/09/2017 To : 12/09/2018 £1,501
13 Sep 2017 RAC Foundation Joint Secretariat   From : 13/09/2017 To : 12/09/2018 £1,501
1 Jan 2017 Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders Joint Secretariat   From : 01/01/2017 To : 31/12/2017 £3,001
1 Jan 2017 Motorsports Industry Association Joint Secretariat   From : 01/01/2017 To : 31/12/2017 £1,501
1 Jan 2017 RAC Foundation Joint Secretariat   From : 01/01/2017 To : 31/12/2017 £1,501
1 Jan 2016 The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders Secretariat   From : 01/01/2016 To : 31/12/2016 £3,001
1 Jan 2015 The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders secretariat   From : 01/01/2015 To : 31/12/2015 £3,001

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Motor APPG

Former Members
Name Role Party Joined on Departed on
Richard Burden Chair & Registered Contact Labour 30 Jul 2015 5 Nov 2019
Lord Drayson Vice Chair Labour 30 Jul 2015 5 Nov 2019
Mr Gavin Shuker Secretary Independent 30 Jul 2015 5 Nov 2019
Alan Brown Officer Scottish National Party (Kilmarnock and Loudoun) 28 Sep 2017 5 Nov 2019
Sarah Champion Officer Labour (Rotherham) 28 Sep 2017 5 Nov 2019
Baroness Randerson Officer Liberal Democrat 30 Jul 2015 5 Nov 2019
Gillian Keegan Officer Conservative (Chichester) 28 Sep 2017 5 Nov 2019
David Warburton Officer Conservative (Somerton and Frome) 28 Sep 2017 5 Nov 2019
Lord Astor of Hever Vice Chair Conservative 30 Jul 2015 2 May 2017
Neil Carmichael Treasurer Conservative 30 Jul 2015 2 May 2017
Heather Wheeler Vice Chair Conservative (South Derbyshire) 30 Jul 2015 21 Jul 2016