Space APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 07/08/2020

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To raise awareness in Parliament of the importance and opportunities of space based capabilities to the UK economy, policy making, society and the space community; to highlight and promote the benefits from the UK's investment in space and its leading role within the global space economy.


Current Members
Name Role Party Date Joined
David Morris Chair & Registered Contact Conservative (Morecambe and Lunesdale) 30 Jul 2015
Mark Garnier Vice Chair Conservative (Wyre Forest) 30 Jul 2015
Adam Afriyie Patron Conservative (Windsor) 30 Jul 2015
Lord Hunt of Chesterton Vice Chair Labour 30 Jul 2015
Angus Brendan MacNeil Vice Chair Scottish National Party (Na h-Eileanan an Iar) 30 Jul 2015
Chi Onwurah Vice Chair Labour (Newcastle upon Tyne Central) 30 Jul 2015
Ian Paisley Vice Chair Democratic Unionist Party (North Antrim) 30 Jul 2015
Mark Pritchard Vice Chair Conservative (The Wrekin) 30 Jul 2015
John Spellar Vice Chair Labour (Warley) 30 Jul 2015
Dr Philippa Whitford Vice Chair Scottish National Party (Central Ayrshire) 24 Nov 2016
Dame Cheryl Gillan Vice Chair Conservative (Chesham and Amersham) 28 Sep 2017
Jamie Stone Vice Chair Liberal Democrat (Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross) 10 Oct 2018
Stephen Metcalfe Vice Chair Conservative (South Basildon and East Thurrock) 10 Oct 2018
Carol Monaghan Vice Chair Scottish National Party (Glasgow North West) 5 Nov 2019
Steve Double Vice Chair Conservative (St Austell and Newquay) 28 Sep 2017
Liz Saville Roberts Treasurer Plaid Cymru (Dwyfor Meirionnydd) 24 Nov 2016
Space APPG Contact Details as of 7 Aug 2020

Registered Contact:

David Morris MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 7234. Email: david.morris.mp@parliament.uk.

Public Enquiry Point:

Thom Rawlinson, ADS Ltd, Salamanca Square, 9 Albert Embankment, London SE1 7SP. Tel: 020 7091 1129. Email: thom.rawlinson@adsgroup.org.uk

Secretariat:

ADS Ltd acts as the group's secretariat. https://www.adsgroup.org.uk/

Benefits in Kind
Date Source Value Benefit Received
15 Jan 2020 ADS LtD Secretariat   From : 15/01/2020 To : 14/01/2021 £1,501
5 Jul 2019 ADS LtD Secretariat   From : 05/07/2019 To : 04/07/2020 £1,501
30 Jan 2018 UK Space (Trade Association) Annual reception held on 30/01/2018 £4,501
1 Jan 2017 Sarah Chilman Sarah Chilman is funded by UK Space (the trade association) to act as the APPG's secretariat   From : 01/01/2017 To : 31/12/2017 £7,501
7 Dec 2016 UK Space (the trade association) Reception held on 7 December 2016 £6,001
27 Jun 2016 UK Space (the trade association) Reception held on 27 June 2016 £4,501
1 Jan 2016 Sarah Chilman Sarah Chilman is funded by UK Space (the trade association) to act as the APPG's secretariat   From : 01/01/2016 To : 31/12/2016 £7,501
9 Dec 2015 UK Space (the trade association) Reception held on 9 December 2015 £4,501
6 Jul 2015 UK Space (the trade association) Reception £4,501
1 Jan 2015 Sarah Chilman Sarah Chilman is funded by UK Space (the trade association) to act as the APPG's secretariat   From : 01/01/2015 To : 31/12/2015 £7,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Space APPG

Former Members
Name Role Party Joined on Departed on
Mr Nigel Evans President Conservative (Ribble Valley) 30 Jul 2015 5 Nov 2019
Mr Edward Vaizey Vice Chair Conservative (Wantage) 5 Nov 2019 5 Nov 2019
Mrs Cheryl Gillan Vice Chair Conservative (Chesham and Amersham) 28 Sep 2017 20 Dec 2017
Mr Iain Wright Vice Chair Labour 30 Jul 2015 2 May 2017
Sir Alan Meale Secretary Labour 30 Jul 2015 2 May 2017
Dr Phillip Lee Vice Chair Conservative (Bracknell) 30 Jul 2015 31 Aug 2016