Food and Drink Manufacturing

Formed - 30 Jul 2015

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To act as the voice of food and drink manufacturing in Parliament. The Group serves to raise the profile of the food and drink industry - the UK's largest manufacturing sector, allowing MPs and Peers to explore issues affecting the industry through a programme of events, topical discussions, and site visits.


Current Members
Name Role Party
John Stevenson Chair & Registered Contact Conservative (Carlisle)
Mrs Sharon Hodgson Co-Vice Chair Labour (Washington and Sunderland West)
Lord Dykes Co-Vice Chair Crossbench
Lord Palmer Co-Vice Chair Crossbench
Nigel Mills Treasurer Conservative (Amber Valley)
Benefits in Kind
Date Source Value Benefit Received
10 Jul 2019 Food and Drink Federation Secretariat   From : 10/07/2019 To : 09/07/2020 £7,501
10 Jul 2018 Food and Drink Federation Secretariat   From : 10/07/2018 To : 09/07/2019 £7,501
10 Jul 2017 Food and Drink Federation Secretariat   From : 10/07/2017 To : 09/07/2018 £7,501
4 Jul 2017 Food and Drink Federation Secretariat   From : 04/07/2017 To : 03/07/2018 £7,501
6 Jul 2016 Food and Drink Federation Secretariat   From : 06/07/2016 To : 05/07/2017 £7,501
1 Jan 2015 Food and Drink Federation Secretariat   From : 01/01/2015 To : 31/12/2015 £1,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Food and Drink Manufacturing APPG

Former Members
Name Role Party Departed on
Douglas Chapman Co-Vice Chair Scottish National Party (Dunfermline and West Fife) 19 Jun 2019
Will Quince Secretary Conservative (Colchester) 29 Aug 2018
Calum Kerr Co-Vice Chair Scottish National Party 2 May 2017
Mark Spencer Secretary Conservative (Sherwood) 3 Jun 2016