Learning Disability APPG

First Registered: 29/09/2015 • Last updated on: 15/06/2022

To look at the issues facing people with a learning disability and their families. The group looks at the key issues of the day, across areas including health, social care, education, employment and benefits.

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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23 Current APPG Officers
Mark Harper Portrait
Mark Harper
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Forest of Dean
Joined: 24th November 2016
1 APPG Membership
Western Gateway
Lisa Cameron Portrait
Lisa Cameron
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow
Joined: 29th September 2015
Lord Wigley Portrait
Lord Wigley
Officer
Plaid Cymru - Life peer
Joined: 29th September 2015
2 APPG Memberships
Hydrogen , Intensive Care
Neil Coyle Portrait
Neil Coyle
Officer
Independent - Bermondsey and Old Southwark
Joined: 24th November 2016
3 APPG Memberships
Food Banks , Relocation , Wine and Spirits
Andy McDonald Portrait
Andy McDonald
Officer
Labour - Middlesbrough
Joined: 29th September 2015
Stephen McPartland Portrait
Stephen McPartland
Officer
Conservative - Stevenage
Joined: 24th November 2016
William Wragg Portrait
William Wragg
Officer
Conservative - Hazel Grove
Joined: 28th September 2017
Lord Bishop of Ely Portrait
Lord Bishop of Ely
Officer
Bishops - Bishops
Joined: 28th September 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Adebowale Portrait
Lord Adebowale
Officer
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 24th November 2016
Baroness Thomas of Winchester Portrait
Baroness Thomas of Winchester
Officer
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 24th November 2016
1 APPG Membership
Muscular Dystrophy
Lord Wei Portrait
Lord Wei
Officer
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 10th October 2018
Kate Green Portrait
Kate Green
Officer
Labour - Stretford and Urmston
Joined: 28th September 2017
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Mr Mark Harper MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 5056.

Email: mark.harper.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Matthew Harrison, Royal Mencap Society, 123 Golden Lane, London EC1Y 0RT. Tel: 020 7696 6009

Email: matthew.harrison@mencap.org.uk

Secretariat:

Royal Mencap Society acts as the group's secretariat. https://www.mencap.org.uk/

Group's Website:

https://www.mencap.org.uk/get-involved/campaigning/our-work-parliament/all-party-parliamentary-group-learning-disability

Date
28 Jan 2022
Source
Royal Mencap Society
Description
Secretariat   From : 28/01/2022 To : 27/01/2023
Value
£9,001
Date
28 Jan 2021
Source
Royal Mencap Society
Description
Secretariat   From : 28/01/2021 To : 27/01/2022
Value
£9,001
Date
28 Jan 2020
Source
Royal Mencap Society
Description
Secretariat   From : 28/01/2020 To : 27/01/2021
Value
£9,001
Date
11 Jul 2018
Source
Royal Mencap Society
Description
Secretariat   From : 11/07/2018 To : 10/07/2019
Value
£9,001
Date
11 Jul 2017
Source
Royal Mencap Society
Description
Secretariat   From : 11/07/2017 To : 10/07/2018
Value
£9,001
Date
15 Jul 2016
Source
Royal Mencap Society
Description
Secretariat   From : 15/07/2016 To : 14/07/2017
Value
£9,001
Date
15 Jul 2015
Source
Royal Mencap Society
Description
Secretariat   From : 15/07/2015 To : 31/07/2016
Value
£9,001

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Learning Disability APPG

Former APPG Officers
David Amess Portrait
David Amess
Officer
Conservative - Former Member for Southend West
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 6th October 2021
No other APPG Memberships
Paul Williams Portrait
Paul Williams
Officer
Labour - Former Member for Stockton South
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Tom Brake Portrait
Tom Brake
Officer
Liberal Democrat - Former Member for Carshalton and Wallington
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Heidi Allen Portrait
Heidi Allen
Officer
Liberal Democrat - Former Member for South Cambridgeshire
Joined: 24th November 2016
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Justin Tomlinson Portrait
Justin Tomlinson
Officer
Conservative - North Swindon
Joined: 24th November 2016
Departed: 29th August 2018
No other APPG Memberships
Mark Durkan Portrait
Mark Durkan
Officer
Social Democratic & Labour Party - Former Member for Foyle
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
William Wragg Portrait
William Wragg
Officer
Conservative - Hazel Grove
Joined: 24th November 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
None Portrait
Bishop of Ely
Officer
Joined: 24th November 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
Chris Heaton-Harris Portrait
Chris Heaton-Harris
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Daventry
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 12th October 2016
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Rix Portrait
Lord Rix
Co-Chair
Crossbench - Deceased - 20 August 2016
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 21st July 2016
No other APPG Memberships