Consumer Protection APPG

First Registered: 28/04/2016 • Last updated on: 01/11/2023

To provide a voice for ordinary retail consumers across a range of sectors in the UK economy; to raise awareness of issues, rights and obligations in the field of consumer protection with parliamentarians and the wider public.

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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5 Current APPG Officers
Baroness Altmann Portrait
Baroness Altmann
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 13th February 2019
Patricia Gibson Portrait
Patricia Gibson
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - North Ayrshire and Arran
Joined: 28th April 2016
Darren Jones Portrait
Darren Jones
Vice Chair
Labour - Bristol North West
Joined: 28th September 2017
Earl of Lindsay Portrait
Earl of Lindsay
Vice Chair
Conservative - Excepted Hereditary
Joined: 17th May 2023
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Yvonne Fovargue MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 3000.


Public Enquiry Point:

Kerry Auger, Chartered Trading Standards Institute, 1 Sylvan Court, Sylvan Way, Southfields Business Park, Basildon, Essex SS15 6TH



Chartered Trading Standards Institute acts as the group's secretariat.

20 Jan 2023
Chartered Trading Standards Institute
Secretariat   From : 20/01/2023 To : 19/01/2024

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Consumer Protection APPG

Former APPG Officers
Justin Tomlinson Portrait
Justin Tomlinson
Vice Chair
Conservative - North Swindon
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 2nd January 2019
1 APPG Membership
Richard Arkless Portrait
Richard Arkless
Chair & Registered Contact
Scottish National Party - Former Member for Dumfries and Galloway
Joined: 28th April 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Victoria Prentis Portrait
Victoria Prentis
Conservative - Banbury
Joined: 28th April 2016
Departed: 15th February 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Michael Fabricant Portrait
Michael Fabricant
Conservative - Lichfield
Joined: 28th April 2016
Departed: 15th February 2017