Opera APPG

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

To provide a focal point for MPs and Peers with an interest in opera; to further the appreciation of opera; and to provide a link between this art form and Parliament.

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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Current Members - Contact Details - Benefits in Kind - Financial Benefits - Former Members

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10 Current APPG Officers
Robert Neill Portrait
Robert Neill
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Bromley and Chislehurst
Joined: 24th February 2020
Peter Bottomley Portrait
Peter Bottomley
Vice Chair
Conservative - Worthing West
Joined: 2nd June 2021
72 APPG Memberships
Adult Education , Afrikan Reparations , Ageing and Older People , Austria , BBC , Black Maternal Health , British Overseas Territories , Carbon Monoxide , Citizens' Rights , Commonwealth , Community Development in Europe , Croatia , Cycling and Walking , Dalits , Dark Skies , Democracy and Human Rights in the Gulf , Dentistry and Oral Health , Disability , Domestic Violence and Abuse , Equitable Life Policyholders , Ethnic Minority Business Owners , Fatherhood , Flags and Heraldry , Frozen British Pensions , Gasworks Redevelopment , Global Security and Non-Proliferation , Gypsies, Travellers and Roma , Haemophilia and Contaminated Blood , Haiti , Hospice and End of Life Care , Immigration Detention , Internet, Communications and Technology , Ireland and the Irish in Britain , Kosovo , Leasehold and Commonhold Reform , Limits to Growth , London's Planning and Built Environment , Longevity , Manufacturing , Maternity , Media , Metaverse and Web 3.0 , Music , No Recourse to Public Funds , Olympic and Paralympic Games , Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development , Park Homes , Performing Arts Education and Training , Photography , Queen’s Platinum Jubilee 2022 , Race and Community , Religion in the Media , Religious Education , Republic of Korea , Scientific , Scotch Whisky , Sexual and Reproductive Health in the UK , Social Enterprise , Social Integration , South Africa , St George's Day , Tibet , Transport Safety , United Nations , United Nations Women , Vascular and Venous Disease , Western Sahara , Wine and Spirits , Wine of Great Britain , Women in Transport , Youth Affairs , Zimbabwe
Bernard Jenkin Portrait
Bernard Jenkin
Vice Chair
Conservative - Harwich and North Essex
Joined: 2nd June 2021
3 APPG Memberships
Classical Music , Net Zero , Slovenia
Lord Trimble Portrait
Lord Trimble
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
No other APPG Memberships
Mark Pritchard Portrait
Mark Pritchard
Conservative - The Wrekin
Joined: 28th September 2017
Jane Stevenson Portrait
Jane Stevenson
Conservative - Wolverhampton North East
Joined: 2nd June 2021
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Sir Robert Neill MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 8169.

Email: bob.neill.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Janet Gibson

Email: gibsonj@parliament.uk

No benefits in kind are on record for the Opera APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Opera APPG

Former APPG Officers
Nicholas Brown Portrait
Nicholas Brown
Joint Secretary
Labour - Newcastle upon Tyne East
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 23rd March 2022
1 APPG Membership
Motorcycle Speedway
Robert Neill Portrait
Robert Neill
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Bromley and Chislehurst
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
Kelvin Hopkins Portrait
Kelvin Hopkins
Independent - Former Member for Luton North
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 18th July 2018
No other APPG Memberships
Gerald Kaufman Portrait
Gerald Kaufman
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Former Member for Manchester, Gorton
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 15th February 2017
No other APPG Memberships