University APPG

First Registered: 28/09/2017 • Last updated on: 04/05/2022

To act as a high-level forum for discussion between university leaders and parliamentarians on issues affecting the higher education sector.

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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APPG Supplied Content

APPGs can register with Parallel Parliament and submit files and articles to be placed here.

Parallel Parliament offers the facility for APPGs to submit written content and files, which are made available through this page.

Submitters can draft and edit publications, and either release them on demand, or schedule release for a future date.

Both text content and attached files submitted through this facility is indexed by our website, and made available through both the search function and relevant e-mail alerts. Any of our users registered for an alert which matches your content, will receive a link making them aware of its publication.

If you wish to register as an authorised representative of the University APPG and use this facility, click below

14 Current APPG Officers
Chris Skidmore Portrait
Chris Skidmore
Co-Chair
Conservative - Kingswood
Joined: 1st July 2020
Paul Blomfield Portrait
Paul Blomfield
Secretary
Labour - Sheffield Central
Joined: 28th September 2017
Kate Green Portrait
Kate Green
Vice Chair
Labour - Stretford and Urmston
Joined: 4th May 2022
Lord Norton of Louth Portrait
Lord Norton of Louth
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 28th September 2017
Alyn Smith Portrait
Alyn Smith
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - Stirling
Joined: 1st July 2020
No other APPG Memberships
Baroness Warwick of Undercliffe Portrait
Baroness Warwick of Undercliffe
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 4th May 2022
1 APPG Membership
International Students
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Daniel Zeichner MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 8462.

Email: daniel@danielzeichner.co.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Harriet Jones, Universities UK, Woburn House, 20 Tavistock Square, London WC1H 9HQ. Tel: 020 7419 5621

Email: appug@universitiesuk.ac.uk

Group's Website:

https://appg-universities.org.uk/

Date
1 Jan 2018
Source
Universities UK
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/01/2016 To : 31/12/2018
Value
£49,501
Date
1 Jan 2018
Source
Universities UK
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/01/2018 To : 31/12/2018
Value
£49,501
Date
1 Jan 2017
Source
Universities UK
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/01/2017 To : 31/12/2017
Value
£49,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the University APPG

Former APPG Officers
Aaron Bell Portrait
Aaron Bell
Vice Chair
Conservative - Newcastle-under-Lyme
Joined: 1st July 2020
Departed: 21st April 2021
Baroness Maddock Portrait
Baroness Maddock
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Deceased - 26 June 2020
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 20th May 2020
No other APPG Memberships
Vicky Ford Portrait
Vicky Ford
Co-Chair
Conservative - Chelmsford
Joined: 24th February 2020
Departed: 24th February 2020
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts Portrait
Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 31st July 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
Nic Dakin Portrait
Nic Dakin
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Scunthorpe
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 18th July 2018
No other APPG Memberships