Media APPG

First Registered: 29/09/2015 • Last updated on: 06/10/2021

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To provide a forum for the discussion of public policy on the media.

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Recent Documents related to Media

1. DCMS Transactions over £25,000 2021/22
27/05/2021 - Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
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Found: numberAmountNarrativeDepartment for Culture Media and SportDepartment for Culture Media and Sport2021-04-06 00:00:00Grant-in-Aid

2. BBC Media Action - written evidence
11/06/2019 - Inquiry: The Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Global media freedom - Foreign Affairs Committee
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Found: BBC Media Action       Written evidence from BBC Media Action (GMF0024) BBC Media ActionBBC Media Action

3. Retail banking market investigation
27/11/2019 - Competition and Markets Authority
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Found: href=""https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/media/5ca2200340f0b625decad5ea/Directions_for_BOI_-_final

4. Mr G Imrie v Right Track Scotland Ltd: UKEATS/0016/20 (V) SH
20/04/2021 - Employment Appeal Tribunal
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Found: Res judicata res judicata media concludendi

5. Online Media Literacy Strategy
14/07/2021 - Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
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Found: Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport ONLINE STRATEGY LITERACYMEDIA JULY 2021 MINISTERIAL

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Recent Speeches related to Media

1. Publication of the Online Media Literacy Strategy
14/07/2021 - Written Statements

1: the Government are today publishing our “Online Media Literacy Strategy”. This strategy is a complementary - Speech Link

2. World Press Freedom Day
27/05/2021 - Westminster Hall

1: commitment to press freedom; a day of reflection among media professionals about issues of press freedom and - Speech Link

3. Media Diversity
11/02/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: pleased to have secured this important debate. The media is a fundamental part of the way that we see and - Speech Link
2: disability, gender, age, colour, class and creed in the media and the paid rates for this diversity must equate - Speech Link
3: Sutton Trust elite voices continue to dominate our media, as they have since the 1950s. In fact, according - Speech Link

4. Press Freedom
08/06/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: with international partners on how best to support media freedom despite the challenges and restrictions - Speech Link
2: protection, including an end to impunity, and for the Media Freedom Coalition, which the UK Government helped - Speech Link
3: paying tribute to my noble friend’s work on the Media Freedom Coalition, I do not agree with the premise - Speech Link

5. UK Journalism (Communications and Digital Committee Report)
13/10/2021 - Grand Committee

1: Covid-19 pandemic deepened the challenges facing the media industry. But these long-term, structural threats - Speech Link
2: and that the new technologies make the old print media merely a sideshow. I am not sure that Leveson is - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Media
1. Social Media
asked by: Gill Furniss
25/01/2021
... what plans he has for social media reform.

2. Social Media
asked by: Chi Onwurah
15/01/2021
... Facebook and similar sites and linking those ratings to parental filters.

3. Curriculum: Media
asked by: Mark Hendrick
28/04/2021
... whether his Department has made an assessment of the potential merits of adding media literacy to the school curriculum in England.

4. Social Media
asked by: Owen Thompson
05/02/2021
... and (c) politically motivated polarisation to UK public life (i) in general and (ii) in the context of the upcoming May elections.

5. Social Media
asked by: Owen Thompson
05/02/2021
... and (c) politically-motivated polarisation.

Latest Questions
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19 Current APPG Officers
Andy Carter Portrait
Andy Carter
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Warrington South
Joined: 24th February 2020
Baroness Bottomley of Nettlestone Portrait
Baroness Bottomley of Nettlestone
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 24th February 2020
Peter Bottomley Portrait
Peter Bottomley
Vice Chair
Conservative - Worthing West
Joined: 29th September 2015
69 APPG Memberships
Adult Education , Ageing and Older People , Arts and Heritage , Austria , BBC , Black Maternal Health , Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Business Owners , British Overseas Territories , Carbon Monoxide , Citizens Rights , Commonwealth , Cycling and Walking , Dalits , Dark Skies , Democracy and Human Rights in the Gulf , Disability , Domestic Violence and Abuse , Equitable Life Policyholders , Fatherhood , Flags and Heraldry , Gasworks Redevelopment , Global Security and Non-Proliferation , Governance and Inclusive Leadership , 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 , Longevity , Music , No Recourse to Public Funds , Olympic and Paralympic Games , Opera , Park Homes , Period Equality , Photography , Race and Community , Religious Education , Republic of Korea , Retail Crime , Road Freight and Logistics , Rowing , Scientific , Scotch Whisky , Sexual and Reproductive Health in the UK , Single Parent Families , Social Enterprise , Social Integration , Social Science and Policy , Social Work , St George's Day , Tibet , Transport Safety , United Nations , United Nations Women , Vascular and Venous Disease , Votes at 16 , Western Rail Link to Heathrow , Western Sahara , Wine and Spirits , Wine of Great Britain , Women in Transport , Youth Affairs
Lisa Cameron Portrait
Lisa Cameron
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow
Joined: 24th February 2020
Lord Foster of Bath Portrait
Lord Foster of Bath
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 23rd October 2019
3 APPG Memberships
Gambling Related Harm , Publishing , Taiwan
Lord Birt Portrait
Lord Birt
Vice Chair
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 23rd October 2019
Lord Taylor of Holbeach Portrait
Lord Taylor of Holbeach
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 7th August 2020
Jamie Stone Portrait
Jamie Stone
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross
Joined: 16th December 2020
Lord Inglewood Portrait
Lord Inglewood
Vice Chair
Non-affiliated - Excepted Hereditary
Joined: 14th July 2021
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Cromwell Portrait
Lord Cromwell
Vice Chair
Crossbench - Excepted Hereditary
Joined: 14th July 2021
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Andy Carter MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 0207 219 3000.

Email: andy.carter.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Chris Whitehouse, Whitehouse Communications Ltd, 10 Polperro Mews, London SE11 4TY. Tel: 07429 463 384

Email: Chris.whitehouse@whitehousecomms.com

Secretariat:

Whitehouse Communications Ltd acts as the group's secretariat. https://whitehousecomms.com/

Group's Website:

https://www.appgmedia.org/

Benefits in Kind
Date
28 Jan 2021
Source
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd
Description
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd is funded by the following to act as the group's secretariat: Camelot, Global, News Now, News UK, Screen Skills, Tik Tok and PACT   From : 28/01/2021 To : 27/01/2022
Value
£30,001
Date
28 Jan 2021
Source
Whitehouse Communications Ltd
Description
Whitehouse Communications Ltd is funded by the following to act as the group's secretariat: Camelot, Global, News Now, News UK, Screen Skills, Tik Tok, PACT, Bauer Media   From : 28/01/2021 To : 27/01/2022
Value
£36,001
Date
28 Jan 2021
Source
Whitehouse Communications Ltd
Description
Whitehouse Communications Ltd is funded by the following to act as the group's secretariat: Camelot, Global, News Now, News UK, Screen Skills, PACT, Bauer Media   From : 28/01/2021 To : 27/01/2022
Value
£31,501
Date
28 Jan 2020
Source
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd
Description
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd is funded by the following for the group's annual reception: Arqiva, Camelot, Global, News Now, News UK, Screen Skills, UKTV, TikTok
Value
£12,001
Date
28 Jan 2020
Source
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd
Description
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd is funded by the following to act as the group's secretariat: Arqiva, Camelot, Global, News Now, News UK, Screen Skills, UKTV, TikTok   From : 28/01/2020 To : 27/01/2021
Value
£12,001
Date
28 Jan 2020
Source
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd
Description
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd is funded by the following for the group's annual reception: Arqiva, Camelot, Global, News Now, News UK, Screen Skills, UKTV, TikTok, BT
Value
£13,501
Date
28 Jan 2020
Source
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd
Description
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd is funded by the following to act as the group's secretariat: Arqiva, Camelot, Global, News Now, News UK, Screen Skills, UKTV, TikTok, BT   From : 28/01/2020 To : 27/01/2021
Value
£13,501
Date
28 Jan 2020
Source
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd
Description
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd is funded by the following for the group's annual reception: Arqiva, BT, Camelot, Global, News Now, News UK, Screen Skills, UKTV, and Viacom
Value
£15,001
Date
28 Jan 2020
Source
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd
Description
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd is funded by the following to act as the group's secretariat: Arqiva, BT, Camelot, Global, News Now, News UK, Screen Skills, UKTV, and Viacom   From : 28/01/2020 To : 27/01/2021
Value
£15,001
Date
18 Jul 2019
Source
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd
Description
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd is funded by the following for the group's annual reception: Arqiva, BT, Camelot, Discovery, Global, News Now, News UK, Screen Skills, UKTV, and Viacom
Value
£15,001
Date
18 Jul 2019
Source
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd
Description
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd is funded by the following to act as the group's secretariat: Arqiva, BT, Camelot, Discovery, Global, News Now, News UK, Screen Skills, UKTV, and Viacom   From : 18/07/2019 To : 17/07/2020
Value
£15,001
Date
18 Jul 2018
Source
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd
Description
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd is funded by the following to act as the group's secretariat: Alaraby (The New Arab), Arqiva, BritAsia TV, BT, Camelot, Discovery, Global, News UK, TimeWarner, UKTV, and Viacom.   From : 18/07/2018 To : 17/07/2019
Value
£15,001
Date
18 Jul 2018
Source
The Whitehouse Consultancy
Description
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd is funded by the following to pay for the group's annual reception: Alaraby (The New Arab), Arqiva, BritAsia TV, BT, Camelot, Discovery, Global, News UK, TimeWarner, UKTV, and Viacom.
Value
£15,001
Date
18 Jul 2017
Source
The Whitehouse Consultancy
Description
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd is funded by the following to pay for the group's annual reception: Arqiva, Asia TV, BT, Camelot, Discovery International, Global Group, News UK, The New Arab, TimeWarner, UKTV, Viacom, BritAsia TV
Value
£16,501
Date
18 Jul 2017
Source
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd
Description
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd is funded by the following to act as the group's secretariat: Arqiva, Asia TV, BT, Camelot, Discovery International, Global Group, News UK, The New Arab, TimeWarner, UKTV, Viacom, BritAsia TV   From : 18/08/2017 To : 17/08/2018
Value
£16,501
Date
18 Jul 2017
Source
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd
Description
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd is funded by the following to act as the group's secretariat: Alaraby (The New Arab), Arqiva, BritAsia TV, BT, Camelot, Discovery, Global, News UK, TimeWarner, UKTV, and Viacom.   From : 18/07/2017 To : 17/07/2018
Value
£15,001
Date
18 Jul 2017
Source
The Whitehouse Consultancy
Description
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd is funded by the following to pay for the group's annual reception: Alaraby (The New Arab), Arqiva, BritAsia TV, BT, Camelot, Discovery, Global, News UK, TimeWarner, UKTV, and Viacom.
Value
£15,001
Date
18 Jul 2017
Source
The Whitehouse Consultancy
Description
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd is funded by the following to pay for the group's annual reception: Arqiva, Asia TV, BT, Camelot, Discovery International, Global Group, News UK, The New Arab, TimeWarner, UKTV, Viacom
Value
£15,001
Date
18 Jul 2017
Source
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd
Description
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd is funded by the following to act as the group's secretariat: Arqiva, Asia TV, BT, Camelot, Discovery International, Global Group, News UK, The New Arab, TimeWarner, UKTV, Viacom   From : 18/08/2017 To : 17/08/2018
Value
£15,001
Date
30 Jun 2016
Source
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd
Description
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd is funded by BT, TimeWarner, Channel 4 TV, Telegraph Media Group, Arqiva, News UK, UKTV, Global Group, Camelot, Viacom Global Ltd and Asia TC to provide secretariat services to the group.   From : 30/06/2016 To : 29/06/2017
Value
£15,001
Date
30 Jun 2016
Source
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd
Description
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd is funded by BT, TimeWarner, Channel 4 TV, Telegraph Media Group, Arqiva, News UK, UKTV, Global Group, Camelot, Viacom Global Ltd and Asia TV to meet the costs of the group's annual reception
Value
£15,001
Date
30 Jun 2016
Source
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd
Description
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd is funded by BT, TimeWarner, Telegraph Media Group, Gobal Group, Arqiva, News UK, Discovery, Viacom, Asia TV, The New Arab, UKTV, and Camelot to meet the costs of the group's 2017 reception
Value
£16,501
Date
30 Jun 2016
Source
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd
Description
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd is funded by BT, TimeWarner, Telegraph Media Group, Gobal Group, Arqiva, News UK, Discovery, Viacom, Asia TV, The New Arab, UKTV, and Camelot to provide secretariat services to the group.   From : 30/06/2016 To : 29/06/2017
Value
£16,501
Date
30 Jun 2016
Source
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd
Description
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd is funded by BT, TimeWarner, Gobal Group, Arqiva, News UK, Discovery, Viacom, Asia TV, The New Arab, UKTV, and Camelot to meet the costs of the group's 2017 reception
Value
£15,001
Date
30 Jun 2016
Source
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd
Description
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd is funded by BT, TimeWarner, Gobal Group, Arqiva, News UK, Discovery, Viacom, Asia TV, The New Arab, UKTV, and Camelot to provide secretariat services to the group.   From : 30/06/2016 To : 29/06/2017
Value
£15,001
Date
2 May 2016
Source
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd
Description
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd is funded by BT, TimeWarner, Channel 4 TV, Telegraph Media Group, Arqiva, News UK, UKTV, Global Group, Camelot, Viacom Global Ltd and Asia TC to provide secretariat services to the group.   From : 01/01/2016 To : 31/12/2016
Value
£15,001
Date
2 May 2016
Source
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd
Description
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd is funded by BT, TimeWarner, Channel 4 TV, Telegraph Media Group, Arqiva, News UK, UKTV, Global Group, Camelot, Viacom Global Ltd and Asia TV to meet the costs of a reception to be held in July 2016.
Value
£15,001
Date
22 Mar 2016
Source
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd
Description
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd is funded by BT, TimeWarner, Channel 4 TV, Telegraph Media Group, Arqiva, News UK, UKTV, Global Group, Camelot and Viacom Global Ltd to meet the costs of a reception to be held in July 2016.
Value
£13,501
Date
22 Mar 2016
Source
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd
Description
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd is funded by BT, TimeWarner, Channel 4 TV, Telegraph Media Group, Arqiva, News UK, UKTV, Global Group, Camelot and Viacom Global Ltd to provide secretariat services to the group.   From : 01/01/2016 To : 31/12/2016
Value
£13,501
Date
1 Jan 2016
Source
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd
Description
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd is funded by BT, TimeWarner, Channel 4 TV, Telegraph Media Group, Arqiva, News UK, UKTV, Global Group and Camelot to meet the costs of a reception to be held in July 2016.
Value
£12,001
Date
1 Jan 2016
Source
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd
Description
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd is funded by BT, TimeWarner, Channel 4 TV, Telegraph Media Group, Arqiva, News UK, UKTV, Global Group and Camelot to provide secretariat services to the group.   From : 01/01/2016 To : 31/12/2016
Value
£12,001
Date
7 Jul 2015
Source
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd
Description
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd was funded by BT, TimeWarner, Channel 4 TV, Telegraph Media Group, Arqiva, News UK, UKTV, and Global Group to meet the costs of a reception held on 7 July 2015.
Value
£7,501
Date
1 Jan 2015
Source
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd
Description
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd is funded by BT, TimeWarner, Channel 4 TV, Telegraph Media Group, Arqiva, News UK, UKTV, and Global Group to provide secretariat services to the group.   From : 01/01/2015 To : 31/12/2015
Value
£1,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Media APPG

Former APPG Officers
Lord Gordon of Strathblane Portrait
Lord Gordon of Strathblane
Vice Chair
Labour - Deceased - 1 April 2020
Joined: 16th March 2016
Departed: 24th February 2020
No other APPG Memberships
Baroness Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury Portrait
Baroness Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 23rd October 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
Lord Vaizey of Didcot Portrait
Lord Vaizey of Didcot
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 23rd October 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
John Grogan Portrait
John Grogan
Honorary Secretary
Labour - Former Member for Keighley
Joined: 29th August 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
John Nicolson Portrait
John Nicolson
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - Ochil and South Perthshire
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
Lord Lipsey Portrait
Lord Lipsey
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 23rd December 2015
2 APPG Memberships
Betting and Gaming , Greyhound