Armed Forces Covenant APPG

First Registered: 23/12/2015 • Last updated on: 04/05/2022

To inform Parliamentarians and influence Government on all aspects of the Armed Forces Covenant and its implementation nationally.

Note: All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPGs) are informal, cross-party groups formed by MPs and Members of the House of Lords who share a common interest in a particular policy area, region or country. APPGs have no official status within Parliament.
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APPG Supplied Content

APPGs can register with Parallel Parliament and submit files and articles to be placed here.

Parallel Parliament offers the facility for APPGs to submit written content and files, which are made available through this page.

Submitters can draft and edit publications, and either release them on demand, or schedule release for a future date.

Both text content and attached files submitted through this facility is indexed by our website, and made available through both the search function and relevant e-mail alerts. Any of our users registered for an alert which matches your content, will receive a link making them aware of its publication.

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20 Current APPG Officers
Lord Touhig Portrait
Lord Touhig
Co-Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 10th March 2021
4 APPG Memberships
Autism , Belgium , France , Luxembourg
Lord Dannatt Portrait
Lord Dannatt
Vice Chair
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 10th March 2021
1 APPG Membership
War Crimes
David Morris Portrait
David Morris
Vice Chair
Conservative - Morecambe and Lunesdale
Joined: 10th March 2021
Danny Kruger Portrait
Danny Kruger
Vice Chair
Conservative - Devizes
Joined: 10th March 2021
Sarah Atherton Portrait
Sarah Atherton
Vice Chair
Conservative - Wrexham
Joined: 10th March 2021
3 APPG Memberships
Carers , Estonia , Falkland Islands
Darren Henry Portrait
Darren Henry
Vice Chair
Conservative - Broxtowe
Joined: 10th March 2021
Gavin Robinson Portrait
Gavin Robinson
Vice Chair
Democratic Unionist Party - Belfast East
Joined: 28th September 2017
Marco Longhi Portrait
Marco Longhi
Vice Chair
Conservative - Dudley North
Joined: 10th March 2021
Lisa Cameron Portrait
Lisa Cameron
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow
Joined: 10th March 2021
82 APPG Memberships
22q11 Syndrome , American Football , Antisemitism , Arctic and Nordic Councils , Armed Forces , Assistive Technology , Australia and New Zealand , Autism , Bahrain , Banning Trophy Hunting , Bees and Pollinators , Belgium , Bermuda , Boys' Brigade , Breast Cancer , British Jews , British Overseas Territories , Canada , Caribbean , Cats , Cerebral Palsy , Channel 4 , Channel Islands , Childhood Trauma , Chile , China , Commonwealth , Crypto and Digital Assets , Cyprus , Darts , Diabetes , Digital Regulation and Responsibility , Disability , Dog Advisory Welfare , Down Syndrome , Dying Well , Eating Disorders , Entrepreneurship , Ethics and Sustainability in Fashion , Fair Business Banking , Financial Education for Young People , Foreign Affairs , Future of Retail , Global Health , Health , Holocaust Memorial , Inclusive Entrepreneurship , International Freedom of Religion or Belief , Japan , Learning Disability , Liechtenstein , Limits to Growth , Loan Charge and Taxpayer Fairness , Luxembourg , Maldives , Media , Montserrat , New Towns , Olympic and Paralympic Games , Pacific Islands , Pro-Life , Psychology , Pubs , Qatar , Queen’s Platinum Jubilee 2022 , Religion in the Media , Reserves and Cadets , Russia , San Marino , Small Island Developing States , Social Media , Spinal Cord Injury , Street Children , Switzerland , Textiles and Fashion , Thalidomide , Twelve Steps Recovery Programme from Addiction , United Nations , United Nations Global Goals for Sustainable Development , United Nations Women , Whistleblowing , Woods and Trees
Anne-Marie Trevelyan Portrait
Anne-Marie Trevelyan
Vice Chair
Conservative - Berwick-upon-Tweed
Joined: 21st November 2018
No other APPG Memberships
Stuart Anderson Portrait
Stuart Anderson
Vice Chair
Conservative - Wolverhampton South West
Joined: 10th March 2021
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

James Sunderland MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 0207 219 5032.

Email: james.sunderland.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Kingsley Donaldson, CIPCR, 2 Market Place, Lisburn, Co Antrim BT28 1AN. Tel: 07850 162 671

Email: kingsley.donaldson@cipcr.org

Secretariat:

Causeway Initiative for Peace-building and Conflict Resolution acts as the group's secretariat. https://www.cipcr.org/

Date
15 Dec 2021
Source
Causeway Initiative for Peace-building and Conflict Resolution
Description
Secretariat   From : 15/12/2021 To : 14/12/2022
Value
£4,501
Date
29 Nov 2016
Source
McNeill & Stone
Description
Secretariat   From : 29/11/2016 To : 28/11/2017
Value
£9,001

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Armed Forces Covenant APPG

Former APPG Officers
Ruth Smeeth Portrait
Ruth Smeeth
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Former Member for Stoke-on-Trent North
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Michael Tomlinson Portrait
Michael Tomlinson
Treasurer
Conservative - Mid Dorset and North Poole
Joined: 23rd December 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Derek Twigg Portrait
Derek Twigg
Vice Chair
Labour - Halton
Joined: 23rd December 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
David Simpson Portrait
David Simpson
Vice Chair
Democratic Unionist Party - Former Member for Upper Bann
Joined: 23rd December 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Mike Gapes Portrait
Mike Gapes
Vice Chair
The Independent Group for Change - Former Member for Ilford South
Joined: 23rd October 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Robert Courts Portrait
Robert Courts
Vice Chair
Conservative - Witney
Joined: 21st November 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Luke Pollard Portrait
Luke Pollard
Vice Chair
Labour (Co-op) - Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
Kevin Foster Portrait
Kevin Foster
Secretary
Conservative - Torbay
Joined: 21st November 2018
Departed: 11th September 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Johnny Mercer Portrait
Johnny Mercer
Vice Chair
Conservative - Plymouth, Moor View
Joined: 23rd December 2015
Departed: 11th September 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Anne-Marie Trevelyan Portrait
Anne-Marie Trevelyan
Vice Chair
Conservative - Berwick-upon-Tweed
Joined: 23rd December 2015
Departed: 10th October 2018
No other APPG Memberships
Kirsten Oswald Portrait
Kirsten Oswald
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - East Renfrewshire
Joined: 23rd December 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
Danny Kinahan Portrait
Danny Kinahan
Vice Chair
Ulster Unionist Party - Former Member for South Antrim
Joined: 23rd December 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships