Disability APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 04/05/2022

To work on all-party basis within Parliament for the interests of all disabled people, their families, friends and carers.

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

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13 Current APPG Officers
Lisa Cameron Portrait
Lisa Cameron
Chair & Registered Contact
Scottish National Party - East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow
Joined: 30th July 2015
82 APPG Memberships
22q11 Syndrome , American Football , Antisemitism , Arctic and Nordic Councils , Armed Forces , Armed Forces Covenant , 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 , 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
Lord Shinkwin Portrait
Lord Shinkwin
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 24th February 2020
Peter Bottomley Portrait
Peter Bottomley
Vice Chair
Conservative - Worthing West
Joined: 21st April 2021
72 APPG Memberships
Adult Education , Afrikan Reparations , Ageing and Older People , Arts and Heritage , Austria , BBC , Black Maternal Health , British Overseas Territories , Carbon Monoxide , Commonwealth , Community Development in Europe , Croatia , Cycling and Walking , Dalits , Democracy and Human Rights in the Gulf , Dentistry and Oral Health , Domestic Violence and Abuse , Equitable Life Policyholders , Ethnic Minority Business Owners , Fatherhood , Flags and Heraldry , Gasworks Redevelopment , Global Security and Non-Proliferation , Gypsies, Travellers and Roma , Haemophilia and Contaminated Blood , Haiti , Hospice and End of Life Care , Immigration Detention , Insurance and Financial Services , Internet, Communications and Technology , Ireland and the Irish in Britain , Kosovo , Leasehold and Commonhold Reform , Limits to Growth , London's Planning and Built Environment , Longevity , Maternity , Media , Music , No Recourse to Public Funds , Olympic and Paralympic Games , Opera , Park Homes , Performing Arts Education and Training , Photography , Queen’s Platinum Jubilee 2022 , Race and Community , Religion in the Media , Religious Education , Republic of Korea , Retail Crime , Road Freight and Logistics , Rowing , Scientific , Scotch Whisky , Sexual and Reproductive Health in the UK , Social Enterprise , Social Integration , Social Science and Policy , South Africa , St George's Day , Tibet , Transport Safety , United Nations , United Nations Women , Vascular and Venous Disease , Votes at 16 , Western Sahara , Wine and Spirits , Wine of Great Britain , Women in Transport , Youth Affairs
Lord Low of Dalston Portrait
Lord Low of Dalston
Vice Chair
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 31st July 2019
Lord Sterling of Plaistow Portrait
Lord Sterling of Plaistow
Officer
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 31st July 2019
1 APPG Membership
Autism
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Dr Lisa Cameron MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 6855.

Email: lisa.cameron.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Roberta Kirosingh, Office of Dr Lisa Cameron MP, House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA . Tel: 020 7219 6855

Email: kirosinghr@parliament.uk

Secretariat:

Warwick Business School acts as the group's secretariat. https://www.wbs.ac.uk/

Date
14 Jan 2022
Source
Warwick Business School
Description
Secretariat   From : 14/01/2022 To : 13/01/2023
Value
£18,001
Date
14 Jan 2021
Source
Disability Rights UK
Description
Joint Secretariat   From : 14/01/2021 To : 13/01/2022
Value
£3,001
Date
14 Jan 2021
Source
Warwick Business School
Description
Joint Secretariat   From : 14/01/2021 To : 13/01/2022
Value
£18,001
Date
14 Jan 2020
Source
Disability Rights UK
Description
Joint Secretariat   From : 14/01/2020 To : 13/01/2021
Value
£3,001
Date
14 Jan 2020
Source
Warwick Business School
Description
Joint Secretariat   From : 14/01/2020 To : 13/01/2021
Value
£13,501
Date
13 Jul 2019
Source
Disability Rights UK
Description
Disability Rights UK is funded by Warwick Business School to act as the group's secretariat   From : 13/07/2019 To : 12/07/2020
Value
£18,001
Date
13 Jul 2019
Source
Disability Rights UK
Description
Disability Rights UK is part-funded by Warwick Business School to act as the group's secretariat   From : 13/07/2019 To : 12/07/2020
Value
£19,501
Date
13 Jul 2019
Source
Disability Rights UK
Description
Joint Secretariat   From : 13/07/2019 To : 12/07/2020
Value
£4,501
Date
13 Jul 2019
Source
Warwick Business School
Description
Joint Secretariat   From : 13/07/2019 To : 12/07/2020
Value
£16,501
Date
13 Jul 2018
Source
Disability Rights UK
Description
Disability Rights UK is funded by Warwick Business School to act as the group's secretariat   From : 13/07/2018 To : 12/07/2019
Value
£15,001
Date
13 Jul 2017
Source
Disability Rights UK
Description
Secretariat   From : 13/07/2017 To : 12/07/2018
Value
£10,501
Date
13 Jul 2017
Source
Disability Rights UK
Description
Disability Rights UK is funded by Warwick Business School to act as the group's secretariat   From : 13/07/2017 To : 12/07/2018
Value
£15,001
Date
21 Jul 2016
Source
Disability Rights UK
Description
Secretariat   From : 21/07/2016 To : 20/07/2017
Value
£7,501
Date
1 Jan 2015
Source
Disability Rights UK
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/01/2015 To : 20/07/2016
Value
£7,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Disability APPG

Former APPG Officers
Thangam Debbonaire Portrait
Thangam Debbonaire
Vice Chair
Labour - Bristol West
Joined: 29th August 2018
Departed: 10th March 2021
3 APPG Memberships
Autism , Friends of Syria , Parkrun
Julia Lopez Portrait
Julia Lopez
Secretary (Commons)
Conservative - Hornchurch and Upminster
Joined: 29th August 2018
Departed: 10th March 2021
No other APPG Memberships
Stephen Lloyd Portrait
Stephen Lloyd
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Former Member for Eastbourne
Joined: 29th August 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Heidi Allen Portrait
Heidi Allen
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Former Member for South Cambridgeshire
Joined: 12th October 2016
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Ruth George Portrait
Ruth George
Officer
Labour - Former Member for High Peak
Joined: 31st July 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Jared O'Mara Portrait
Jared O'Mara
Vice Chair
Independent - Former Member for Sheffield, Hallam
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 19th June 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Stephen McPartland Portrait
Stephen McPartland
Vice Chair
Conservative - Stevenage
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 18th July 2018
Lord Addington Portrait
Lord Addington
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Excepted Hereditary
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 18th July 2018
Neil Coyle Portrait
Neil Coyle
Secretary (Commons)
Independent - Bermondsey and Old Southwark
Joined: 12th October 2016
Departed: 18th July 2018
Baroness Campbell of Surbiton Portrait
Baroness Campbell of Surbiton
Secretary (Lords)
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 12th October 2016
Departed: 18th July 2018
1 APPG Membership
Dying Well
Johnny Mercer Portrait
Johnny Mercer
Vice Chair
Conservative - Plymouth, Moor View
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 31st January 2018
No other APPG Memberships
Neil Gray Portrait
Neil Gray
Officer
Scottish National Party - Former Member for Airdrie and Shotts
Joined: 12th October 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Baroness Thomas of Winchester Portrait
Baroness Thomas of Winchester
Officer
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017