Modern Languages APPG

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

To explore the educational, skills-related, employment, competitive and cultural benefits of learning and using languages throughout the UK; to provide a parliamentary forum for information exchange and consultation on languages and linguists; to encourage and support policies and action improving the take-up of languages in schools, further and higher education, in the workplace and in the community.

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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6 Current APPG Officers
Nia Griffith Portrait
Nia Griffith
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Llanelli
Joined: 15th June 2022
Baroness Coussins Portrait
Baroness Coussins
Co-Chair
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
1 APPG Membership
United Nations
Lord Dykes Portrait
Lord Dykes
Vice Chair
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 28th September 2017
Lord Sherbourne of Didsbury Portrait
Lord Sherbourne of Didsbury
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 4th November 2020
No other APPG Memberships
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Dame Nia Griffith MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 4903.

Email: nia.griffith.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Philip Harding-Esch, c/o John Worne, Chartered Institute of Linguists, 7th Floor, 167 Fleet Street, London EC4A 2EA. Tel: 07834 174 733

Email: appgmfl@gmail.com

Secretariat:

Chartered Institute of Linguists acts as the group's secretariat. https://www.ciol.org.uk/

Group's Website:

https://www.appgml.org

Date
27 Jan 2022
Source
Chartered Institute of Linguists
Description
Chartered Institute of Linguists is paid by British Academy and the British Council to act as the group's secretariat   From : 27/01/2022 To : 26/01/2023
Value
£13,501
Date
27 Jan 2021
Source
The British Council
Description
Secretariat   From : 27/01/2021 To : 26/01/2022
Value
£7,501
Date
27 Jan 2020
Source
The British Council
Description
Secretariat   From : 27/01/2020 To : 26/01/2021
Value
£15,001
Date
17 Jul 2019
Source
British Council
Description
Secretariat   From : 17/07/2019 To : 16/07/2020
Value
£15,001
Date
17 Jul 2018
Source
British Council
Description
Secretariat   From : 17/07/2018 To : 16/07/2019
Value
£10,501
Date
17 Jul 2017
Source
British Council
Description
Secretariat   From : 17/07/2017 To : 16/07/2018
Value
£10,501
Date
1 Jul 2016
Source
British Council
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/07/2016 To : 30/06/2017
Value
£10,501
Date
1 Jan 2016
Source
British Council
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/01/2016 To : 31/12/2016
Value
£10,501
Date
1 Jan 2015
Source
British Council
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/01/2015 To : 31/12/2015
Value
£13,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Modern Languages APPG

Former APPG Officers
Nia Griffith Portrait
Nia Griffith
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Llanelli
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 4th May 2022
Victoria Prentis Portrait
Victoria Prentis
Vice Chair
Conservative - Banbury
Joined: 5th November 2019
Departed: 24th February 2020
No other APPG Memberships
David Amess Portrait
David Amess
Vice-Chair
Conservative - Former Member for Southend West
Joined: 24th November 2016
Departed: 23rd October 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Paul Maynard Portrait
Paul Maynard
Vice Chair
Conservative - Blackpool North and Cleveleys
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 12th October 2016
Baroness Sharp of Guildford Portrait
Baroness Sharp of Guildford
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Retired on 31 July 2016
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 21st July 2016
No other APPG Memberships