British Council APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 16/12/2020

Official Page

To help parliamentarians learn more about and better understand the British Council and its work, at home and abroad, to promote the English language alongside British education, culture and values; and to support the British Council, offering advice and encouragement in both its everyday and long-term work.


Current APPG Members
John Baron Portrait
John Baron
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Basildon and Billericay
Joined: 6th June 2018
Baroness Coussins Portrait
Baroness Coussins
Vice Chair
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Other APPG Memberships
Modern Languages , United Nations
Baroness Suttie Portrait
Baroness Suttie
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 28th September 2017
Other APPG Memberships
Global Tuberculosis , Kazakhstan , Morocco , Uzbekistan
Lord Watson of Invergowrie Portrait
Lord Watson of Invergowrie
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 6th June 2018
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Purvis of Tweed Portrait
Lord Purvis of Tweed
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 6th June 2018
Baroness Thornton Portrait
Baroness Thornton
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 8th April 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Mr John Baron MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 8138. Email: baronj@parliament.uk.

Public Enquiry Point:

Calum Mulligan, British Council, 10 Spring Gardens, London SW1A 2BN. Tel: 07768 994 178. Email: Calum.mulligan@britishcouncil.org

Secretariat:

The British Council acts as the group's secretariat. https://www.britishcouncil.org/

Group's Website:

https://appg.britishcouncil.org/

Benefits in Kind
Date Source Value Benefit Received
12 Feb 2020 The British Council Secretariat   From : 12/02/2020 To : 11/02/2021 £27,001
18 Jul 2018 British Council Secretariat   From : 18/07/2018 To : 17/07/2019 £27,001
18 Jul 2017 British Council Secretariat   From : 18/07/2017 To : 17/07/2018 £46,501
29 Jun 2016 British Council Secretariat   From : 29/06/2016 To : 28/06/2017 £16,501
29 Jun 2015 British Council Secretariat   From : 29/06/2015 To : 31/12/2015 £4,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the British Council APPG

Former APPG Members
Baroness Hooper Portrait
Baroness Hooper
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Alderdice Portrait
Lord Alderdice
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Mark Prisk Portrait
Mark Prisk
Vice Chair
Conservative - Former Member for Hertford and Stortford
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Conor McGinn Portrait
Conor McGinn
Vice Chair
Labour - St Helens North
Joined: 6th June 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
David Warburton Portrait
David Warburton
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Somerton and Frome
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 26th April 2018
No other APPG Memberships
John Glen Portrait
John Glen
Secretary
Conservative - Salisbury
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Bach Portrait
Lord Bach
Co-Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 3rd June 2016
No other APPG Memberships