Funerals and Bereavement APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 15/06/2022

To provide a forum for the discussion of funeral and bereavement issues.

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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9 Current APPG Officers
John Hayes Portrait
John Hayes
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - South Holland and The Deepings
Joined: 8th May 2019
Gavin Robinson Portrait
Gavin Robinson
Vice Chair
Democratic Unionist Party - Belfast East
Joined: 24th November 2016
Mark Pawsey Portrait
Mark Pawsey
Officer
Conservative - Rugby
Joined: 30th July 2015
Baroness Ludford Portrait
Baroness Ludford
Officer
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 2nd June 2021
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Sir John Hayes MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 1389.

Email: hayesj@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Kieran Bergholcs, JBP Associates. Tel: 07464 329 467

Email: Kieran.bergholcs@jbp.co.uk

Secretariat:

JBP Associates acts as the group's secretariat. https://www.jbp.co.uk/

Group's Website:

https://www.appgfunerals.co.uk/

Date
25 Feb 2021
Source
JBP
Description
JBP Associates is paid by the following to act as the group's secretariat: The Association of Private Crematoria and Cemeteries, Federation of Burial and Cremation Authorities, Funeral Furnishing Manufacturers' Association, Institute of Cemetery and Crematorium Management, National Association of Funeral Directors, National Society of Allied and Independent Funeral Directors, The Cremation Society   From : 25/02/2021 To : 24/02/2022
Value
£24,001
Date
25 Feb 2020
Source
Brevia Consulting
Description
National Association of Funeral Directors pays Brevia Consulting to act as the group's secretariat   From : 25/02/2020 To : 24/02/2021
Value
£25,501
Date
10 Jul 2019
Source
Brevia Consulting
Description
National Association of Funeral Directors pays Brevia Consulting to act as the group's secretariat   From : 10/07/2019 To : 09/07/2020
Value
£25,501
Date
10 Jul 2018
Source
Brevia Consulting
Description
National Association of Funeral Directors pays Brevia Consulting to act as the group's secretariat   From : 10/07/2018 To : 09/07/2019
Value
£25,501
Date
13 Dec 2017
Source
National Association of Funeral Directors
Description
Christmas luncheon held on 13/12/2017
Value
£1,501
Date
10 Jul 2017
Source
Brevia Consulting
Description
National Association of Funeral Directors pays Brevia Consulting to act as the group's secretariat   From : 10/07/2017 To : 09/07/2018
Value
£25,501
Date
14 Dec 2016
Source
National Association of Funeral Directors
Description
Christmas luncheon
Value
£1,501
Date
24 Jun 2016
Source
Brevia Consulting
Description
National Association of Funeral Directors pays Brevia Consulting to act as the group's secretariat   From : 24/06/2016 To : 23/06/2017
Value
£25,501
Date
1 Jan 2016
Source
Brevia Consulting
Description
National Association of Funeral Directors pays Brevia Consulting to act as the group's secretariat   From : 01/01/2016 To : 31/12/2016
Value
£25,501
Date
16 Dec 2015
Source
National Association of Funeral Directors
Description
Christmas lunch for the APPG
Value
£1,501
Date
1 Jan 2015
Source
Brevia Consulting
Description
National Association of Funeral Directors pays Brevia Consulting to act as the group's secretariat   From : 01/01/2015 To : 31/12/2015
Value
£25,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Funerals and Bereavement APPG

Former APPG Officers
Heather Wheeler Portrait
Heather Wheeler
Vice Chair
Conservative - South Derbyshire
Joined: 2nd June 2021
Departed: 9th February 2022
1 APPG Membership
Japan
David Amess Portrait
David Amess
Vice Chair
Conservative - Former Member for Southend West
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 21st April 2021
No other APPG Memberships
Baroness Burt of Solihull Portrait
Baroness Burt of Solihull
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 24th November 2016
Departed: 5th November 2019
Ronnie Cowan Portrait
Ronnie Cowan
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - Inverclyde
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 12th October 2016