UK Ceramics Industry APPG

First Registered: 09/08/2023 • Last updated on: 24/01/2024

To increase the understanding of the uses of ceramics and broaden the understanding of ceramic manufacturing in the UK among parliamentarians; to promote ceramic manufacturing and the ceramics industry as an asset within the UK economy, and to provide a forum for parliamentary discussion on the issues impacting the industry.

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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7 Current APPG Officers
Jo Gideon Portrait
Jo Gideon
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Stoke-on-Trent Central
Joined: 9th August 2023
Jack Brereton Portrait
Jack Brereton
Deputy Chair
Conservative - Stoke-on-Trent South
Joined: 9th August 2023
Baroness Golding Portrait
Baroness Golding
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 9th August 2023
6 APPG Memberships
Angling , Boxing , Greyhound , Radiotherapy , War Heritage , Water
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Jo Gideon MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 8131.


Public Enquiry Point:

Rachel Timmins , British Ceramic Confederation, Federation House, Station Road, Stoke-on-Trent ST4 2SA . Tel: 01782 744 631



British Ceramic Confederation acts as the group's secretariat.

4 Mar 2023
British Ceramic Confederation
Secretariat   From : 04/03/2023 To : 03/03/2024

No direct financial benefits are on record for the UK Ceramics Industry APPG

Former APPG Officers
Aaron Bell Portrait
Aaron Bell
Vice Chair
Conservative - Newcastle-under-Lyme
Joined: 9th August 2023
Departed: 13th December 2023
No other APPG Memberships