Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Business Owners APPG

First Registered: 08/05/2019 • Last updated on: 06/10/2021

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To bring together parliamentarians from all parties and both Houses with key players in Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) businesses to promote the growth of successful BAME businesses across the UK. A key aim is to promote an inclusive national strategy of policy, support and resources to enable the growth of BAME owned businesses for the benefit of the overall UK economy.

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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Recent Documents related to Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Business Owners

1. Supporting Diversity and Inclusion in Innovation study
21/07/2020 - Innovate UK
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Found: Okenla (Y), Esther Ka Yi Kwan (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS)), Frances

2. Black, Asian and minority staff at senior levels within the Home Office
29/07/2021 - UK Visas and Immigration
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Found: 1 A ctions to increase Black, Asian and minority staff at senior levels within

3. Black, Asian and minority staff at senior levels within the Home Office
29/07/2021 - Home Office
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Found: 1 A ctions to increase Black, Asian and minority staff at senior levels within

4. Ethnicity pay gap reporting
02/11/2020 - Early Day Motions

Found: That this House notes the efforts of Business in the Community to help cross-sector employers better

5. Replace statues of slave traders with plinths that offer space for BAME artists.
09/06/2020 - Petitions

Found: slave trade owners, whilst keeping and maintaining the plinths to provide a space for Black, Asian, and minority

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Recent Speeches related to Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Business Owners

1. Covid-19: Ethnic Minority Disparities
01/03/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: tackling covid-19 disparities experienced by ethnic minority groups. In my first report of 22 October, I - Speech Link
2: and disproportionate impact on our black, Asian and ethnic minority communities. In the second wave, Bangladeshi - Speech Link

2. Covid-19: Disparate Impact
22/10/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: date has focused on the impact of covid-19 on ethnic minority people. There is a wider strand of work within - Speech Link

3. Black History and Cultural Diversity in the Curriculum
28/06/2021 - Westminster Hall

1: and 18 November 2020, and 25 February 2020, on Black history and cultural diversity of the curriculum - Speech Link
2: House has considered e-petition 324092, relating to Black history and cultural diversity in the curriculum - Speech Link
3: House has considered e-petition 324092, relating to Black history and cultural diversity in the curriculum - Speech Link

4. Covid-19: BAME Communities
18/06/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: level of deaths from covid-19 among Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities; notes that structural - Speech Link
2: level of deaths from covid-19 among Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities; notes that structural - Speech Link
3: over-populated by African, Caribbean, Asian, and minority ethnic people. We must be honest with ourselves - Speech Link

5. Black History Month
20/10/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: House has considered Black History Month.I thank the Backbench Business Committee for giving us - Speech Link

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Recent Questions related to Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Business Owners
1. Business: Ethnic Groups
asked by: Lord Taylor of Warwick
19/10/2020
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the campaign launched on 1 October by the Confederation of British Industry and others to increase the diversity of racial and ethnic participation in British businesses.

2. Treatment of, and Outcomes for, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Individuals in the Criminal Justice System Independent Review
asked by: Lyn Brown
07/07/2020
... what recent assessment he has made of the degree of implementation of Lammy Review recommendations (a) 28 and (b) 29 in private prisons in England and Wales.

3. Treatment of, and Outcomes for, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Individuals in the Criminal Justice System Independent Review
asked by: Matt Western
23/10/2020
... what progress there has been on the implementation of the Lammy Review recommendations.

4. Treatment of, and Outcomes for, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Individuals in the Criminal Justice System Independent Review
asked by: Steve Baker
23/06/2020
... Asian and Minority Ethnic individuals in the Criminal Justice System; and if he will make a statement.

5. Treatment of, and Outcomes for, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Individuals in the Criminal Justice System Independent Review
asked by: Claudia Webbe
09/03/2021
... what steps his Department is taking to communicate the findings and recommendations of the Lammy Review to the full and part-time judiciary; and what steps his Department is taking to protect whistleblowers from discrimination and victimisation.

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11 Current APPG Officers
Peter Bottomley Portrait
Peter Bottomley
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Worthing West
Joined: 8th April 2020
69 APPG Memberships
Adult Education , Ageing and Older People , Arts and Heritage , Austria , BBC , Black Maternal Health , British Overseas Territories , Carbon Monoxide , Citizens Rights , Commonwealth , Cycling and Walking , Dalits , Dark Skies , Democracy and Human Rights in the Gulf , Disability , Domestic Violence and Abuse , Equitable Life Policyholders , Fatherhood , Flags and Heraldry , Gasworks Redevelopment , Global Security and Non-Proliferation , Governance and Inclusive Leadership , Gypsies, Travellers and Roma , Haemophilia and Contaminated Blood , Haiti , Hospice and End of Life Care , Immigration Detention , Insurance and Financial Services , Internet, Communications and Technology , Ireland and the Irish in Britain , Kosovo , Leasehold and Commonhold Reform , Limits to Growth , Longevity , Media , Music , No Recourse to Public Funds , Olympic and Paralympic Games , Opera , Park Homes , Period Equality , Photography , Race and Community , Religious Education , Republic of Korea , Retail Crime , Road Freight and Logistics , Rowing , Scientific , Scotch Whisky , Sexual and Reproductive Health in the UK , Single Parent Families , Social Enterprise , Social Integration , Social Science and Policy , Social Work , St George's Day , Tibet , Transport Safety , United Nations , United Nations Women , Vascular and Venous Disease , Votes at 16 , Western Rail Link to Heathrow , Western Sahara , Wine and Spirits , Wine of Great Britain , Women in Transport , Youth Affairs
Abena Oppong-Asare Portrait
Abena Oppong-Asare
Co-Chair
Labour - Erith and Thamesmead
Joined: 21st April 2021
Craig Tracey Portrait
Craig Tracey
Vice Chair
Conservative - North Warwickshire
Joined: 21st April 2021
Navendu Mishra Portrait
Navendu Mishra
Treasurer
Labour - Stockport
Joined: 8th April 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Sir Peter Bottomley MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 5060.

Email: bottomleyp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Diana Chrouch, Chrouch Consulting, 20 Rossmore Court, Park Road, London NW1 6XX. Tel: 07445 978 902

Email: appg@chrouchconsulting.co.uk

Secretariat:

Chrouch Consulting acts as the group's secretariat. http://chrouchconsulting.co.uk/

Benefits in Kind
Date
11 Feb 2021
Source
Chrouch Consulting
Description
Secretariat   From : 11/02/2021 To : 10/02/2022
Value
£10,501
Date
11 Feb 2020
Source
Chrouch Consulting
Description
Secretariat   From : 11/02/2020 To : 10/02/2021
Value
£10,501
Date
6 Mar 2019
Source
Chrouch Consulting
Description
Secretariat   From : 06/03/2019 To : 05/03/2020
Value
£10,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Business Owners APPG

Former APPG Officers
Baroness Burt of Solihull Portrait
Baroness Burt of Solihull
Co-Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 8th May 2019
Departed: 10th March 2021
Theresa Villiers Portrait
Theresa Villiers
Vice Chair
Conservative - Chipping Barnet
Joined: 8th May 2019
Departed: 10th March 2021