Carbon Monoxide APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 07/08/2020

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The APPG is the leading forum for parliamentarians from both Houses and all parties to work together to discuss ways of tackling CO poisoning, improve government policy on CO safety and raise public awareness of the threat posed by deadly CO gas.


Current Members
Name Role Party Date Joined
Mr Barry Sheerman Chair & Registered Contact Labour (Co-op) (Huddersfield) 30 Jul 2015
Baroness Finlay of Llandaff Co-Chair Crossbench 30 Jul 2015
Mrs Maria Miller Officer Conservative (Basingstoke) 28 Sep 2017
Luke Pollard Officer Labour (Co-op) (Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport) 28 Sep 2017
John McNally Officer Scottish National Party (Falkirk) 28 Sep 2017
Jim Shannon Officer Democratic Unionist Party (Strangford) 28 Sep 2017
Alex Cunningham Officer Labour (Stockton North) 21 Nov 2018
Liz Twist Officer Labour (Blaydon) 21 Nov 2018
Andrew Selous Officer Conservative (South West Bedfordshire) 24 Feb 2020
Chris Bryant Officer Labour (Rhondda) 24 Feb 2020
Sir Peter Bottomley Officer Conservative (Worthing West) 24 Feb 2020
Carbon Monoxide APPG Contact Details as of 7 Aug 2020

Registered Contact:

Mr Barry Sheerman MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 5037. Email: sheermanb@parliament.uk.

Public Enquiry Point:

Nat Shaughnessy, Policy Connect, 7-14 Great Dover Street, London SE1 4YR. Tel: 020 7202 8577. Email: Nathaniel.Shaughnessy@policyconnect.org.uk

Secretariat:

Policy Connect acts as the group's secretariat. http://www.policyconnect.org.uk/

Group's Website:

http://www.policyconnect.org.uk/appcog/home

Benefits in Kind
Date Source Value Benefit Received
22 Jan 2020 Policy Connect Policy Connect is paid by the following to act as the group's secretariat: Cadent Gas, The Council of Gas Detection and Environmental Monitoring, Energy UK, The Gas Industry Safety Group, Institution of Gas Engineers & Managers, Northern Gas Networks, SGN, Wales and West Utilities.   From : 22/01/2020 To : 21/01/2021 £100,501
5 Sep 2018 Policy Connect Secretariat   From : 05/09/2018 To : 04/09/2019 £100,501
5 Sep 2017 Policy Connect Secretariat   From : 05/09/2017 To : 04/09/2018 £117,001
Financial Benefits
Date Source Value
19 Jan 2017 Wales and West Utilities £10,000
19 Jan 2017 Energy UK £5,000
19 Oct 2016 Capita Gas Registration & Ancilliary Services £5,400
12 Oct 2016 Council of Gas Detection and Environmental Monitoring £5,000
20 Jun 2016 National Grid £10,000
9 May 2016 SGN £10,000
16 Mar 2016 Northern Gas Networks £10,000
10 Mar 2016 Gas Safety Industry £5,000
4 Mar 2016 Wales & West Utilities £10,000
1 Mar 2016 Energy UK £5,000
7 Oct 2015 Capita Gas Registration & Ancilliary Services £4,500
21 May 2015 National Grid £10,000
28 Apr 2015 SGN £10,000
19 Mar 2015 Wales & West Utilities £10,000
16 Mar 2015 Northern Gas Networks £10,000
16 Mar 2015 Gas Safety Industry £5,000
10 Feb 2015 Energy UK £5,000
Former Members
Name Role Party Joined on Departed on
Baroness Maddock Officer Liberal Democrat 30 Jul 2015 20 May 2020
Eddie Hughes Officer Conservative (Walsall North) 21 Nov 2018 8 Apr 2020
Ian C. Lucas Officer Labour (Wrexham) 28 Sep 2017 5 Nov 2019
Andrew Bingham Co-Chair Conservative 30 Jul 2015 2 May 2017
Ms Margaret Ritchie Co-Chair Social Democratic & Labour Party 6 Jan 2017 2 May 2017
Margaret Ferrier Co-Chair Scottish National Party (Rutherglen and Hamilton West) 6 Jan 2017 2 May 2017