Domestic Violence and Abuse APPG

First Registered: 29/08/2018 • Last updated on: 04/05/2022

To work towards the elimination of domestic violence and abuse, to highlight issues arising for survivors and specialist support services, and to contribute to the development of policy and legislation in this area.

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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APPG Supplied Content

APPGs can register with Parallel Parliament and submit files and articles to be placed here.

Parallel Parliament offers the facility for APPGs to submit written content and files, which are made available through this page.

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

Both text content and attached files submitted through this facility is indexed by our website, and made available through both the search function and relevant e-mail alerts. Any of our users registered for an alert which matches your content, will receive a link making them aware of its publication.

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25 Current APPG Officers
Apsana Begum Portrait
Apsana Begum
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Poplar and Limehouse
Joined: 24th February 2020
Baroness Bertin Portrait
Baroness Bertin
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 29th August 2018
Vicky Foxcroft Portrait
Vicky Foxcroft
Officer
Labour - Lewisham, Deptford
Joined: 29th August 2018
Baroness Thornton Portrait
Baroness Thornton
Officer
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 29th August 2018
Peter Bottomley Portrait
Peter Bottomley
Officer
Conservative - Worthing West
Joined: 29th August 2018
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 , Disability , 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
Naz Shah Portrait
Naz Shah
Officer
Labour - Bradford West
Joined: 24th February 2020
Kate Griffiths Portrait
Kate Griffiths
Officer
Conservative - Burton
Joined: 24th February 2020
Paula Barker Portrait
Paula Barker
Officer
Labour - Liverpool, Wavertree
Joined: 24th February 2020
Mark Fletcher Portrait
Mark Fletcher
Officer
Conservative - Bolsover
Joined: 16th December 2020
Jess Phillips Portrait
Jess Phillips
Officer
Labour - Birmingham, Yardley
Joined: 29th August 2018
Baroness Brady Portrait
Baroness Brady
Officer
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 2nd June 2021
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Apsana Begum MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 0207 219 6826.

Email: apsana.begum.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Sophie Francis-Cansfield, Women's Aid Federation of England, PO Box 3245, Bristol BS2 2EH. Tel: 07986 801 132

Email: s.francis-cansfield@womensaid.org.uk

Secretariat:

Women's Aid Federation of England acts as the group's secretariat. http://www.womensaid.org.uk

Group's Website:

https://www.womensaid.org.uk/appg/

Date
22 Jan 2022
Source
Women's Aid Federation of England
Description
Secretariat   From : 22/01/2022 To : 21/01/2023
Value
£1,501
Date
22 Jan 2020
Source
Women's Aid Federation of England
Description
Secretariat   From : 22/01/2020 To : 21/01/2021
Value
£1,501
Date
19 Jul 2018
Source
Women's Aid
Description
Secretariat   From : 19/07/2018 To : 18/07/2019
Value
£1,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Domestic Violence and Abuse APPG

Former APPG Officers
Baroness Hamwee Portrait
Baroness Hamwee
Officer
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 29th August 2018
Departed: 10th March 2021
No other APPG Memberships
Baroness Burt of Solihull Portrait
Baroness Burt of Solihull
Officer
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 24th February 2020
Departed: 10th March 2021
Thangam Debbonaire Portrait
Thangam Debbonaire
Officer
Labour - Bristol West
Joined: 29th August 2018
Departed: 4th November 2020
3 APPG Memberships
Autism , Friends of Syria , Parkrun
Paul Scully Portrait
Paul Scully
Officer
Conservative - Sutton and Cheam
Joined: 29th August 2018
Departed: 24th February 2020
No other APPG Memberships
Alex Chalk Portrait
Alex Chalk
Officer
Conservative - Cheltenham
Joined: 29th August 2018
Departed: 24th February 2020
Siobhan Baillie Portrait
Siobhan Baillie
Officer
Conservative - Stroud
Joined: 24th February 2020
Departed: 24th February 2020
Norman Lamb Portrait
Norman Lamb
Officer
Liberal Democrat - Former Member for North Norfolk
Joined: 29th August 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Angela Smith Portrait
Angela Smith
Officer
Liberal Democrat - Former Member for Penistone and Stocksbridge
Joined: 29th August 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Baroness Hogg Portrait
Baroness Hogg
Officer
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 29th August 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships