Universal Credit APPG

First Registered: 20/12/2017 • Last updated on: 15/06/2022

To monitor Universal Credit as it is rolled out; to share best practice in supporting constituents; and to make recommendations to government to improve policy.

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
Nigel Mills Portrait
Nigel Mills
Co-Chair
Conservative - Amber Valley
Joined: 15th June 2022
Lord Bishop of Durham Portrait
Lord Bishop of Durham
Officer
Bishops - Bishops
Joined: 23rd March 2022
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Debbie Abrahams MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 1041 Fax: 0207 219 2405.

Email: abrahamsd@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Thomas Cave, Turn2us, Hythe House, 200 Shepherds Bush Rd, London W6 7NL. Tel: 020 8834 9263

Email: info@appguniversalcredit.org.uk

Secretariat:

Turn2us acts as the group's secretariat. https://www.turn2us.org.uk/

Group's Website:

http://appguniversalcredit.org.uk

Date
20 Jan 2022
Source
Turn2us
Description
Secretariat   From : 20/01/2022 To : 19/01/2023
Value
£7,501
Date
20 Jan 2021
Source
Turn2us
Description
Secretariat   From : 20/01/2021 To : 19/01/2022
Value
£4,501
Date
20 Jan 2020
Source
Turn2us
Description
Secretariat   From : 20/01/2020 To : 19/01/2021
Value
£3,001

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Universal Credit APPG

Former APPG Officers
Wendy Chamberlain Portrait
Wendy Chamberlain
Officer
Liberal Democrat - North East Fife
Joined: 10th March 2021
Departed: 9th February 2022
Jonathan Gullis Portrait
Jonathan Gullis
Secretary
Conservative - Stoke-on-Trent North
Joined: 24th February 2020
Departed: 27th January 2021
Chris Bryant Portrait
Chris Bryant
Treasurer
Labour - Rhondda
Joined: 24th February 2020
Departed: 27th January 2021
Ruth George Portrait
Ruth George
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Former Member for High Peak
Joined: 20th December 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Lisa Cameron Portrait
Lisa Cameron
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow
Joined: 2nd January 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
Hugh Gaffney Portrait
Hugh Gaffney
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill
Joined: 20th December 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Kerslake Portrait
Lord Kerslake
Vice Chair
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 2nd January 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
Stephen Lloyd Portrait
Stephen Lloyd
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Former Member for Eastbourne
Joined: 20th December 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Drew Hendry Portrait
Drew Hendry
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
Joined: 20th December 2017
Departed: 21st November 2018
Laura Pidcock Portrait
Laura Pidcock
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for North West Durham
Joined: 20th December 2017
Departed: 21st November 2018
No other APPG Memberships