Working at Height APPG

First Registered: 20/12/2017 • Last updated on: 01/07/2020

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Falls from height and falling objects from height account for the highest number of preventable fatalities and injuries across all sectors in UK industry. The APPG will seek to understand the root causes and propose effective, sensible measures to reduce this toll and send people safely home from work.


Current Members
Name Role Party Date Joined
Alison Thewliss Chair & Registered Contact Scottish National Party (Glasgow Central) 20 Dec 2017
Robert Largan Vice Chair Conservative (High Peak) 24 Feb 2020
Nigel Mills Vice Chair Conservative (Amber Valley) 24 Feb 2020
Chris Stephens Vice Chair Scottish National Party (Glasgow South West) 24 Feb 2020
Chris Bryant Officer Labour (Rhondda) 24 Feb 2020
Baroness Bennett of Manor Castle Officer Green Party 5 Nov 2019
Jason McCartney Officer Conservative (Colne Valley) 24 Feb 2020
Working at Height APPG Contact Details as of 1 Jul 2020

Registered Contact:

Alison Thewliss MP, House of Commons , London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 6447. Email: alison.thewliss.mp@parliament.uk.

Public Enquiry Point:

Riccardo Robertson, Connect, Third Floor, Millbank Tower, London SW1P 4QP. Tel: 020 7592 9592. Email: appgworkingatheight@connectpa.co.uk

Secretariat:

Connect acts as the group's secretariat. https://connectpa.co.uk/

Group's Website:

https://workingatheight.info/

Benefits in Kind
Date Source Value Benefit Received
28 Jan 2020 Connect Connect is paid by Access Industry Forum to act as the group's secretariat   From : 28/01/2020 To : 27/01/2021 £42,001
17 Oct 2018 GK Strategy Secretariat   From : 17/10/2018 To : 16/10/2019 £46,501
17 Oct 2018 Connect Communications Connect Communications is paid by Access Industry Forum to act as the group's secretariat   From : 17/10/2018 To : 16/10/2019 £19,501
17 Oct 2017 GK Strategy Secretariat   From : 17/10/2017 To : 16/10/2018 £46,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Working at Height APPG

Former Members
Name Role Party Joined on Departed on
David Hanson Vice Chair Labour 5 Nov 2019 5 Nov 2019
Kevin Foster Officer Conservative (Torbay) 20 Dec 2017 5 Nov 2019
Hannah Bardell Officer Scottish National Party (Livingston) 20 Dec 2017 5 Nov 2019