Dark Skies APPG

First Registered: 24/02/2020 • Last updated on: 07/08/2020

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To highlight the importance of preserving our ability to see a dark sky at night; promote the adoption of dark sky friendly lighting and planning policies; protect existing UK Dark Sky reserves and support potential new reserves; and collaborate with overseas groups such as the International Dark Sky Association.


Current Members
Name Role Party Date Joined
Andrew Griffith Chair & Registered Contact Conservative (Arundel and South Downs) 24 Feb 2020
Lord Rees of Ludlow Co-Chair Crossbench 24 Feb 2020
Tonia Antoniazzi Vice Chair Labour (Gower) 24 Feb 2020
Baroness Bakewell of Hardington Mandeville Vice Chair Liberal Democrat 7 Aug 2020
Sir Graham Brady Vice Chair Conservative (Altrincham and Sale West) 24 Feb 2020
Sir Peter Bottomley Vice Chair Conservative (Worthing West) 24 Feb 2020
Lord Carrington Vice Chair Crossbench 7 Aug 2020
Philip Dunne Vice Chair Conservative (Ludlow) 24 Feb 2020
Lord Grantchester Vice Chair Labour 7 Aug 2020
Mr Ranil Jayawardena Vice Chair Conservative (North East Hampshire) 24 Feb 2020
Fay Jones Vice Chair Conservative (Brecon and Radnorshire) 24 Feb 2020
Lord Judd Vice Chair Labour 24 Feb 2020
Baroness Neville-Rolfe Vice Chair Conservative 24 Feb 2020
Selaine Saxby Vice Chair Conservative (North Devon) 24 Feb 2020
Greg Smith Vice Chair Conservative (Buckingham) 24 Feb 2020
Lord Steel of Aikwood Vice Chair Non-affiliated 24 Feb 2020
Lord Stunell Vice Chair Liberal Democrat 24 Feb 2020
Lord Taylor of Holbeach Vice Chair Conservative 24 Feb 2020
Anne-Marie Trevelyan Vice Chair Conservative (Berwick-upon-Tweed) 24 Feb 2020
Lord Vaux of Harrowden Vice Chair Crossbench 7 Aug 2020
Mr John Whittingdale Vice Chair Conservative (Maldon) 24 Feb 2020
James Wild Vice Chair Conservative (North West Norfolk) 24 Feb 2020
Dark Skies APPG Contact Details as of 7 Aug 2020

Registered Contact:

Andrew Griffith MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 0207 219 4557. Email: Andrew@GriffithMP.com.

Public Enquiry Point:

Chris Cook, Office of Andrew Griffith MP, House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 8682. Email: chris.cook@parliament.uk

No benefits in kind are on record for the Dark Skies APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Dark Skies APPG