Consumer Protection APPG

First Registered: 28/04/2016 • Last updated on: 25/08/2021

Official Page

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.

Current Members - Contact Details - Benefits in Kind - Financial Benefits - Former Members

This content was generated for your convenience by Parallel Parliament and does not form part of the official record.
Recent Documents related to Consumer Protection

1. Brexit: consumer rights
29/05/2019 - Parliamentary Research

Found: BRIEFING PAPER CBP08102, 29 May 2019 Brexit: consumer rights By Lorraine Conway Contents: Summary

2. E10 petrol and consumer protection: government response
04/03/2020 - Department for Transport
- View source

Found: petrol and consumer protection: government response Response to the E10 and consumer protection aspects

3. ECO3: improving consumer protection: RPC Opinion
31/01/2020 - Regulatory Policy Committee (RPC)
- View source

Found: Research and analysis ECO3: improving consumer protection: RPC Opinion Regulatory Policy Committee

4. 4 March 2020
04/03/2020 - Inquiry: Consumer rights after Brexit - EU Justice Sub-Committee
- View source

Found: Sub-Committee on Justice Corrected oral evidence: Consumer protection after Brexit Tuesday 11 February 2020

5. Energy Company Obligation (ECO3) improving consumer protection: CFP response to the BEIS consultation
27/09/2019 - Committee on Fuel Poverty (CFP)
- View source

Found: Energy Company Obligation (ECO3) improving consumer protection: CFP response to the BEIS consultation -

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Consumer Protection

1. Consumer Protection (Enforcement) (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020
16/11/2020 - Grand Committee

1: That the Grand Committee do consider the Consumer Protection (Enforcement) (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) - Speech Link
2: to update the 2019 EU exit regulations on consumer protection enforcement given changes in EU and domestic - Speech Link

2. Brexit: Consumer Protection (European Union Committee Report)
16/01/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: been at the core of developing European Union consumer protections, pushing for high standards and strong - Speech Link

3. Consumer Protection
11/06/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: I beg to move,That the draft Consumer Rights Act 2015 (Enforcement) (Amendment) Order 2019 - Speech Link
2: investigate potential safety issues related to consumer products regulated by the provisions of the General - Speech Link
3: action to protect consumers.Enhancing protection for UK consumers is at the heart of my Department’s - Speech Link

4. Consumer Protection (Enforcement) (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018
15/01/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: infringements of consumer protection laws take place. The first of these is the consumer protection co-operation - Speech Link
2: EU on consumer protection matters, but we know that if there is a no-deal withdrawal, UK consumer protection - Speech Link

5. Alternative Dispute Resolution for Consumer Disputes (Extension of Time Limits for Legal Proceedings) (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020
16/09/2020 - Grand Committee

1: consider the Alternative Dispute Resolution for Consumer Disputes (Extension of Time Limits for Legal Proceedings) - Speech Link
2: the UK. They also do not alter wider substantive consumer rights and protections available to UK residents - Speech Link
3: regulations are welcome and necessary to enable consumer rights under EEC regulations to be protected before - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Consumer Protection
1. Consumer Goods
asked by: Angela Crawley
27/01/2021
... what steps the Government is taking to counter the practice of intentionally shortening the lifespan of consumer products through planned obsolescence.

2. Consumer Goods
asked by: Luke Evans
20/04/2021
... what steps she is taking to increase (a) international and (b) domestic consumer awareness of non-food and drink products made in Britain.

3. Consumer Goods
asked by: Luke Evans
20/04/2021
... what steps she is taking to build (a) international and (b) domestic consumer awareness of non-food and drink products made in the UK.

4. Consumer Goods
asked by: Ben Lake
06/07/2021
... if his Department will bring forward measures to prevent companies from destroying new and unused stock of electrical and other non-perishable goods.

5. Consumer Goods
asked by: Hilary Benn
16/07/2021
... if he will bring forward legislative proposals to make it unlawful for retailers to destroy unsold stock.

Latest Questions
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

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

Email: yvonne.fovargue.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

John Ludlow, Office of Yvonne Fovargue MP, House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 4846

Email: john.ludlow@parliament.uk

No benefits in kind are on record for the Consumer Protection APPG

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
No other APPG Memberships
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
Marie Rimmer Portrait
Marie Rimmer
Vice Chair
Labour - St Helens South and Whiston
Joined: 28th April 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
John Howell Portrait
John Howell
Vice Chair
Conservative - Henley
Joined: 29th March 2017
Departed: 2nd May 2017
Marie Rimmer Portrait
Marie Rimmer
Vice Chair
Labour - St Helens South and Whiston
Joined: 28th April 2016
Departed: 15th February 2017
Victoria Prentis Portrait
Victoria Prentis
Officer
Conservative - Banbury
Joined: 28th April 2016
Departed: 15th February 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Michael Fabricant Portrait
Michael Fabricant
Officer
Conservative - Lichfield
Joined: 28th April 2016
Departed: 15th February 2017