Internet, Communications and Technology APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 25/08/2021

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To further understanding of policy issues affecting the internet, communications and technology sectors between parliamentarians, the industry, consumer groups, academia and other relevant and diverse stakeholders.

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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Recent Documents related to Internet, Communications and Technology

1. Communications Committee Report: Regulating in a Digital World
06/06/2019 - Parliamentary Research

Found: Briefing Lois Catrin Donnelly | 5 June 2019 Communications Committee Report: Regulating in a Digital World

2. British space tech transforms education for 34,000 students in Africa
27/12/2018 - UK Space Agency
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Found: Statistics News and communications Home News

3. Real Time Information internet submissions: 2019 to 2020 technical specifications
14/10/2019 - HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC)
- View source

Found: Real Time Information internet submissions: 2019 to 2020 technical specifications

4. Jeremy Wright and Margot James to meet with US tech giants to discuss a safer internet
18/02/2019 - Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
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Found: to meet with US tech giants to discuss a safer internet - GOV.UK document

5. PAYE internet submissions, expenses and benefits: schema 2019 to 2020
29/10/2019 - HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC)
- View source

Found: PAYE internet submissions, expenses and benefits: schema 2019 to 2020

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Internet, Communications and Technology

1. Telecommunications Infrastructure (Leasehold Property) Bill
24/02/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: the UK’s digital infrastructure providers, our internet service providers and our mobile network operators - Speech Link
2: further potential changes to the electronic communications code has now been published. We will carefully - Speech Link
3: avoid contradictions between this Bill and the Communications Act 2003. We welcome that, but we are concerned - Speech Link

2. Internet of Things: Regulation
03/10/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: That this House has considered regulating the internet of things.It is a pleasure to serve under - Speech Link

3. Regulating in a Digital World (Communications Committee Report)
12/06/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: this House takes note of the Report from the Communications Committee Regulating in a digital world (2nd - Speech Link
2: introduce this debate on the report of the Communications Committee. I do so as chairman of that committee - Speech Link

4. Online Harms White Paper
30/04/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: and a world first. For many people nowadays, the internet is an integral part of daily life. However, illegal - Speech Link
2: for the debate last week on advertising and the internet. It came out of the same stable as the White Paper - Speech Link
3: rehearsal for this debate when we discussed the Communications Committee report UK Advertising in a Digital - Speech Link

5. Telecommunications Infrastructure (Leasehold Property) Bill
02/06/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: compensation under the terms of the Electronic Communications Code where a court has made a Part 4A order - Speech Link
2: any loss or damage comes from. The Electronic Communications Code uses exactly the language we have replicated - Speech Link
3: consistent with the rest of the Electronic Communications Code. With that reassurance and clarification - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Internet, Communications and Technology
1. Digital Technology and Internet
asked by: Julie Elliott
28/04/2020
... what assessment he has made of the level of digital skills by age group; and what estimate he has made of the number of people able to access an internet connection by age group.

2. Communications: Coronavirus
asked by: Margaret Greenwood
23/09/2020
... what assessment he has made of the role of communication workers in maintaining communications services during the covid-19 outbreak.

3. Satellite Communications
asked by: Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi
27/05/2021
... whether the Government has (a) made contingency plans and (b) undertaken any cross-government exercises to respond to a scenario where there is a significant deterioration in or complete loss of all satellite capability and the operational use of space.

4. Westbourne Communications
asked by: Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi
19/07/2021
... whether his Department has met with representatives from Westbourne Communications.

5. Satellite Communications
asked by: John Spellar
07/11/2018
... if he will introduce legislative proposals to make it an offence to (a) own and (b) supply GPS jammers.

Latest Questions
31 Current APPG Officers
Baroness Neville-Rolfe Portrait
Baroness Neville-Rolfe
Co-Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 28th September 2017
Lord McNally Portrait
Lord McNally
Treasurer
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
John Lamont Portrait
John Lamont
Vice Chair
Conservative - Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk
Joined: 6th June 2018
1 APPG Membership
Scotch Whisky
Kevin Brennan Portrait
Kevin Brennan
Vice Chair
Labour - Cardiff West
Joined: 24th September 2020
Lord Arbuthnot of Edrom Portrait
Lord Arbuthnot of Edrom
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 24th September 2020
Lord Cotter Portrait
Lord Cotter
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 29th March 2017
1 APPG Membership
Family Business
Lord Cromwell Portrait
Lord Cromwell
Vice Chair
Crossbench - Excepted Hereditary
Joined: 28th September 2017
Lord Goddard of Stockport Portrait
Lord Goddard of Stockport
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 29th March 2017
Lord Harris of Haringey Portrait
Lord Harris of Haringey
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Lord Mackenzie of Framwellgate Portrait
Lord Mackenzie of Framwellgate
Vice Chair
Non-affiliated - Life peer
Joined: 29th March 2017
3 APPG Memberships
Cyber Security , Digital Identity , Hydrogen
Martyn Day Portrait
Martyn Day
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Joined: 28th September 2017
Peter Bottomley Portrait
Peter Bottomley
Vice Chair
Conservative - Worthing West
Joined: 5th November 2019
68 APPG Memberships
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Tulip Siddiq Portrait
Tulip Siddiq
Vice Chair
Labour - Hampstead and Kilburn
Joined: 5th November 2019
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Darren Jones MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 01179596545.

Email: darren.jones.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Fran O'Leary, Lodestone Communications, PICTFOR c/o Lodestone, Second Home, 68-80 Hanbury Street, London E1 5JQ. Tel: 07980 582 254

Email: admin@pictfor.org.uk

Group's Website:

http://pictfor.org.uk/

No benefits in kind are on record for the Internet, Communications and Technology APPG

Financial Benefits Received
Date
2 Jul 2021
Source
Jisc
Value
£3,000
Date
13 May 2021
Source
Liberty Global
Value
£6,000
Date
30 Apr 2021
Source
Sky
Value
£6,000
Date
23 Apr 2021
Source
Ericsson
Value
£6,000
Date
22 Apr 2021
Source
BT
Value
£6,000
Date
31 Mar 2021
Source
Omnicom
Value
£6,000
Date
29 Mar 2021
Source
Nominet
Value
£6,000
Date
9 Mar 2021
Source
Access Partnership
Value
£6,000
Date
5 Mar 2021
Source
Arqiva
Value
£6,000
Date
1 Mar 2021
Source
McKesson
Value
£6,000
Date
26 Feb 2021
Source
CityFibre
Value
£6,000
Date
25 Feb 2021
Source
TikTok
Value
£6,000
Date
12 Feb 2021
Source
Cellnex
Value
£6,000
Date
8 Feb 2021
Source
Nominet
Value
£6,000
Date
5 Feb 2021
Source
Jisc
Value
£6,000
Date
21 Jan 2021
Source
Huawei
Value
£6,000
Date
8 Jan 2021
Source
CityFibre
Value
£9,000
Date
15 Dec 2020
Source
Gamma
Value
£6,000
Date
4 Dec 2020
Source
Veremark
Value
£6,000
Date
4 Dec 2020
Source
TikTok
Value
£6,000
Date
26 Nov 2020
Source
SAP
Value
£6,000
Date
27 Oct 2020
Source
Facebook
Value
£6,000
Date
26 Oct 2020
Source
McKesson
Value
£2,400
Date
31 Jul 2020
Source
Amazon
Value
£6,000
Date
29 Jul 2020
Source
McKesson
Value
£6,000
Date
29 Jul 2020
Source
McKesson
Value
£2,799
Date
24 Jul 2020
Source
CityFibre
Value
£6,000
Date
7 Jul 2020
Source
Jisc
Value
£6,000
Date
29 Jun 2020
Source
Facebook
Value
£6,000
Date
22 Jun 2020
Source
Google
Value
£6,000
Date
19 Jun 2020
Source
Huawei
Value
£6,000
Date
16 Jun 2020
Source
Huawei
Value
£6,000
Date
15 Jun 2020
Source
Google
Value
£12,000
Date
11 Jun 2020
Source
BT
Value
£6,000
Date
1 Jun 2020
Source
Plexal
Value
£4,800
Date
29 May 2020
Source
Nodes and Links
Value
£6,000
Date
29 May 2020
Source
Agilesphere
Value
£2,400
Date
5 May 2020
Source
Ericsson
Value
£6,000
Date
30 Apr 2020
Source
BT
Value
£6,000
Date
30 Apr 2020
Source
TikTok
Value
£6,000
Date
29 Apr 2020
Source
Fujitsu
Value
£6,000
Date
3 Apr 2020
Source
Arqiva
Value
£6,000
Date
24 Mar 2020
Source
Visa Europe Limited
Value
£12,000
Date
9 Mar 2020
Source
Nominet
Value
£6,000
Date
6 Mar 2020
Source
Access Partnership
Value
£2,400
Date
6 Mar 2020
Source
Internet Association
Value
£6,600
Date
10 Feb 2020
Source
Sky
Value
£9,000
Date
27 Sep 2019
Source
Ericsson
Value
£6,000
Date
6 Aug 2019
Source
Revolut
Value
£2,400
Date
23 Jul 2019
Source
Vel Corp
Value
£6,000
Date
4 Jun 2019
Source
Fujitsu
Value
£6,000
Date
24 May 2019
Source
BAE Systems
Value
£6,000
Date
7 May 2019
Source
Hewlett-Packard LT
Value
£6,000
Date
3 May 2019
Source
Sky
Value
£6,000
Date
28 Mar 2019
Source
Symantec
Value
£6,000
Date
11 Mar 2019
Source
Nominet
Value
£3,000
Date
27 Feb 2019
Source
Amazon
Value
£6,000
Date
11 Feb 2019
Source
Nominet
Value
£6,000
Date
1 Feb 2019
Source
Jisc
Value
£6,000
Date
21 Dec 2018
Source
HP
Value
£6,000
Date
21 Dec 2018
Source
Huawei
Value
£12,000
Date
30 Oct 2018
Source
Visa
Value
£2,040
Date
7 Oct 2018
Source
HP
Value
£6,000
Date
24 Aug 2018
Source
BAE
Value
£6,000
Date
17 Aug 2018
Source
HP
Value
£6,000
Date
13 Aug 2018
Source
techUK
Value
£6,000
Date
10 Aug 2018
Source
Samsung
Value
£6,000
Date
19 Jul 2018
Source
Qinetiq
Value
£6,000
Date
6 Jul 2018
Source
Fujitsu
Value
£6,000
Date
17 May 2018
Source
Huawei
Value
£6,000
Date
10 Apr 2018
Source
Google
Value
£6,000
Date
10 Apr 2018
Source
Google
Value
£6,000
Date
6 Apr 2018
Source
Amazon
Value
£6,000
Date
6 Apr 2018
Source
BT
Value
£6,000
Date
6 Apr 2018
Source
Amazon
Value
£6,000
Date
29 Mar 2018
Source
Symantec
Value
£6,000
Date
28 Mar 2018
Source
Nominet
Value
£9,600
Date
5 Mar 2018
Source
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Value
£6,000
Date
5 Mar 2018
Source
Jisc
Value
£6,000
Date
27 Feb 2018
Source
Agilesphere
Value
£2,400
Date
31 Jan 2018
Source
FCS
Value
£6,000
Date
30 Jan 2018
Source
ARM
Value
£6,000
Date
26 Jan 2018
Source
Sky
Value
£6,000
Date
1 Jan 2018
Source
Arqiva
Value
£6,000
Date
1 Jan 2018
Source
Nominet
Value
£6,000
Date
22 Dec 2017
Source
Huawei
Value
£10,800
Date
18 Aug 2017
Source
Octopus Investment
Value
£3,000
Date
18 Aug 2017
Source
British Computer Society
Value
£3,219
Date
16 Aug 2017
Source
Nokia
Value
£6,000
Date
11 Aug 2017
Source
Ericsson
Value
£6,000
Date
14 Jul 2017
Source
Dell
Value
£6,000
Date
5 Apr 2017
Source
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Value
£6,000
Date
20 Mar 2017
Source
Symantec
Value
£6,000
Date
17 Mar 2017
Source
Wireless Infrastructure Group
Value
£6,000
Date
16 Mar 2017
Source
BT
Value
£6,000
Date
1 Mar 2017
Source
Fujitsu
Value
£6,000
Date
28 Feb 2017
Source
Nominet
Value
£6,000
Date
23 Feb 2017
Source
Jisc
Value
£6,000
Date
8 Feb 2017
Source
techUK
Value
£6,000
Date
3 Feb 2017
Source
Arqiva
Value
£6,000
Date
1 Feb 2017
Source
FCS
Value
£6,000
Date
19 Jan 2017
Source
Huawei Technologies
Value
£10,800
Date
13 Jan 2017
Source
Amazon
Value
£6,000
Date
10 Nov 2016
Source
Sky
Value
£3,000
Date
15 Jul 2016
Source
Gartner
Value
£3,000
Date
4 Jul 2016
Source
Amazon
Value
£6,999
Date
2 Jun 2016
Source
BT
Value
£6,000
Date
2 Jun 2016
Source
techUK
Value
£6,000
Date
29 Apr 2016
Source
Ericsson
Value
£6,000
Date
25 Mar 2016
Source
Arqiva
Value
£5,250
Date
14 Mar 2016
Source
Fujitsu
Value
£6,000
Date
4 Mar 2016
Source
Motorola
Value
£6,000
Date
4 Mar 2016
Source
EE
Value
£3,000
Date
29 Feb 2016
Source
Motorola
Value
£6,000
Date
29 Feb 2016
Source
FCS
Value
£6,000
Date
16 Feb 2016
Source
Symantec
Value
£6,000
Date
9 Feb 2016
Source
Nominet
Value
£6,000
Date
22 Jan 2016
Source
Digital Realty
Value
£6,000
Date
21 Jan 2016
Source
Sky
Value
£6,000
Date
18 Jan 2016
Source
Wireless Infrastructure Group
Value
£6,000
Date
13 Jan 2016
Source
Internet Advertising Bureau
Value
£2,400
Date
12 Jan 2016
Source
Nokia
Value
£6,000
Date
25 Nov 2015
Source
Huawei
Value
£10,800
Date
2 Nov 2015
Source
EE
Value
£6,000
Date
23 Oct 2015
Source
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence
Value
£3,000
Date
29 May 2015
Source
Nominet
Value
£1,800
Date
26 May 2015
Source
Nuance
Value
£2,000
Date
30 Apr 2015
Source
Vodafone
Value
£6,000
Date
27 Apr 2015
Source
Ericsson
Value
£6,000
Date
17 Apr 2015
Source
Digital Realty
Value
£6,000
Date
16 Apr 2015
Source
Alcatel Lucent
Value
£6,000
Date
23 Mar 2015
Source
Qualcomm
Value
£4,500
Date
17 Mar 2015
Source
Intellect
Value
£6,000
Date
6 Mar 2015
Source
Motorola
Value
£6,000
Date
5 Mar 2015
Source
BT
Value
£6,000
Date
5 Mar 2015
Source
Symantec
Value
£6,000
Date
3 Mar 2015
Source
Huawei
Value
£6,000
Date
26 Feb 2015
Source
FCS
Value
£6,000
Date
24 Feb 2015
Source
Airwave Solutions
Value
£6,000
Date
13 Feb 2015
Source
FSL (Fujitsu)
Value
£6,000
Date
9 Feb 2015
Source
FIREEYE
Value
£6,000
Date
6 Feb 2015
Source
BSKYB
Value
£5,499
Date
3 Feb 2015
Source
Nominet
Value
£6,000
Date
23 Jan 2015
Source
Samsung
Value
£6,000
Date
22 Jan 2015
Source
Redcentric
Value
£6,000
Former APPG Officers
Scott Mann Portrait
Scott Mann
Vice Chair
Conservative - North Cornwall
Joined: 29th March 2017
Departed: 10th March 2021
2 APPG Memberships
Football Club , Vaping
Bim Afolami Portrait
Bim Afolami
Vice Chair
Conservative - Hitchin and Harpenden
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 7th August 2020
Aaron Bell Portrait
Aaron Bell
Vice Chair
Conservative - Newcastle-under-Lyme
Joined: 24th February 2020
Departed: 7th August 2020
Ruth Edwards Portrait
Ruth Edwards
Vice Chair
Conservative - Rushcliffe
Joined: 24th February 2020
Departed: 1st July 2020
1 APPG Membership
Geographically Protected Foods
James Heappey Portrait
James Heappey
Vice Chair
Conservative - Wells
Joined: 29th March 2017
Departed: 1st July 2020
No other APPG Memberships
Gillian Keegan Portrait
Gillian Keegan
Vice Chair
Conservative - Chichester
Joined: 6th June 2018
Departed: 1st July 2020
No other APPG Memberships
Lee Rowley Portrait
Lee Rowley
Vice Chair
Conservative - North East Derbyshire
Joined: 6th June 2018
Departed: 1st July 2020
Vicky Ford Portrait
Vicky Ford
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Chelmsford
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Bill Grant Portrait
Bill Grant
Vice Chair
Conservative - Former Member for Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock
Joined: 5th November 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Emma Little Pengelly Portrait
Emma Little Pengelly
Vice Chair
Democratic Unionist Party - Former Member for Belfast South
Joined: 5th November 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Faisal Rashid Portrait
Faisal Rashid
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Warrington South
Joined: 5th November 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Matt Warman Portrait
Matt Warman
Officer
Conservative - Boston and Skegness
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 8th May 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Louise Haigh Portrait
Louise Haigh
Officer
Labour - Sheffield, Heeley
Joined: 29th March 2017
Departed: 18th July 2018
2 APPG Memberships
Antisemitism , Football
Nigel Huddleston Portrait
Nigel Huddleston
Officer
Conservative - Mid Worcestershire
Joined: 3rd June 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Calum Kerr Portrait
Calum Kerr
Officer
Scottish National Party - Former Member for Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk
Joined: 3rd June 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
None Portrait
Neil Carmichael
Officer
Joined: 3rd June 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
Caroline Ansell Portrait
Caroline Ansell
Officer
Conservative - Eastbourne
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 15th February 2017
Christopher Chope Portrait
Christopher Chope
Officer
Conservative - Christchurch
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 15th February 2017
Stephen McPartland Portrait
Stephen McPartland
Officer
Conservative - Stevenage
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 15th February 2017
Nigel Adams Portrait
Nigel Adams
Officer
Conservative - Selby and Ainsty
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 28th April 2016
No other APPG Memberships