British Museum APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 10/03/2021

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To establish a partnership between Parliament and the British Museum, including work with local and regional museums, and an understanding of its role as a leading world museum.

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 British Museum

1. The British Museum annual report and accounts 2019 to 2020
24/11/2020 - Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
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Found: Corporate report The British Museum annual report and accounts 2019 to 2020

2. The British Museum annual report and accounts 2019 to 2020
24/11/2020 - British Museum (BM)
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Found: Corporate report The British Museum annual report and accounts 2019 to 2020

3. Create a National Museum of Black History and Culture
26/06/2020 - Petitions

Found: national museum dedicated to black history. The British Museum was created by The British Museum Act 1753

4. Letter from Culture Secretary on HM Government position on contested heritage
28/09/2020 - Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
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Found: Arts Council England, British Film Institute, British Library, British Museum, Charity Commission, Churches

5. British Museum Annual Report and Accounts 2017 to 2018
26/07/2018 - British Museum (BM)
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Found: British Museum Annual Report and Accounts 2017 to 2018 - GOV.UK

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to British Museum

1. Elgin Marbles
02/03/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: The Elgin, or Parthenon, marbles are one of the British Museum’s most notorious artefacts. In the early - Speech Link
2: of having the Elgin marbles in situ in the British Museum is that that gives a taste of, and indeed encourages - Speech Link
3: many visitors will have enjoyed a visit to the British Museum and marvelled at these fantastic sculptures - Speech Link

2. Museums and Galleries
12/09/2018 - Grand Committee

1: publish, thanks to image fees. A group of leading British art historians has said that image fees,“pose - Speech Link
2: has certainly mounted a welcome challenge to the museum and gallery establishment. In commenting, I should - Speech Link

3. Local Museums
07/03/2018 - Westminster Hall

1: museums in my constituency—a council-supported museum. The Stirling Smith was threatened with closure - Speech Link
2: I pay tribute to the D. H. Lawrence Birthplace Museum in Eastwood, which is in my constituency? We are - Speech Link
3: principal museum of the city, but we also have the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders Museum in Stirling - Speech Link

4. British Library Board (Power to Borrow) Bill
13/03/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: The Bill would amend the British Library Act 1972 to give the British Library the freedom to borrow - Speech Link
2: on VAT—and on the British Library; the Red Book increases funding for the British Library, and that will - Speech Link
3: having books to hand near where they live. The British Library is of course in London. That is not very - Speech Link

5. Museums and Galleries
23/01/2018 - Lords Chamber

1: particularly Mr Ian Blatchford who chairs the National Museum Directors’ Council. I declare my interest as president - Speech Link
2: differently in different places, but every local museum and gallery is struggling to care not just for - Speech Link
3: brilliant exhibition on evacuees at the Imperial War Museum.The wide variety of museums and galleries - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to British Museum
1. British Museum: Staff
asked by: Kevin Brennan
14/05/2018
... what recent discussions he has had with the British Museum on British Museums workers employed by Carillion.

2. British Museum: Staff
asked by: Kevin Brennan
14/05/2018
... what representations he has received from British Museum workers and their representatives on jobs outsourced to Carillion.

3. British Museum: Pay
asked by: Chris Stephens
17/01/2018
... for what reasons the approval of the British Museum’s 2017 pay remit for staff had been delayed and what assessment he has been made of the effect of that delay on staff morale.

4. National Railway Museum
asked by: Baroness Bennett of Manor Castle
30/07/2020
...To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they plan to intervene in the National Railway Museum’s decision to move Locomotion No. 1 from Darlington to Shildon.

5. National Railway Museum
asked by: Rachael Maskell
03/12/2020
... how much funding his Department allocated to the National Railway Museum in the financial year (a) 2018-19 and (b) 2019-20.

Latest Questions
12 Current APPG Officers
Baroness Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury Portrait
Baroness Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Graham Brady Portrait
Graham Brady
Vice Chair
Conservative - Altrincham and Sale West
Joined: 30th July 2015
Holly Lynch Portrait
Holly Lynch
Vice Chair
Labour - Halifax
Joined: 30th July 2015
Mark Logan Portrait
Mark Logan
Vice Chair
Conservative - Bolton North East
Joined: 1st July 2020
Lord Renfrew of Kaimsthorn Portrait
Lord Renfrew of Kaimsthorn
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 1st July 2020
1 APPG Membership
Archaeology
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Tim Loughton MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 4471.

Email: loughtont@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Joe Edwards, British Museum, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG. Tel: 020 7323 8183

Email: jedwards@britishmuseum.org

No benefits in kind are on record for the British Museum APPG

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

Former APPG Officers
Helen Goodman Portrait
Helen Goodman
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Bishop Auckland
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Stephen Pound Portrait
Stephen Pound
Treasurer
Labour - Former Member for Ealing North
Joined: 13th February 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Lea of Crondall Portrait
Lord Lea of Crondall
Vice Chair
Non-affiliated - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
1 APPG Membership
Arts and Heritage
Michael Fallon Portrait
Michael Fallon
Vice Chair
Conservative - Former Member for Sevenoaks
Joined: 13th February 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Harrison Portrait
Lord Harrison
Vice Chair
Labour - Leave of Absence - 15 February 2021
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Gordon of Strathblane Portrait
Lord Gordon of Strathblane
Vice Chair
Labour - Deceased - 1 April 2020
Joined: 13th February 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Mark Pritchard Portrait
Mark Pritchard
Vice Chair
Conservative - The Wrekin
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd January 2019
Robert Jenrick Portrait
Robert Jenrick
Treasurer
Conservative - Newark
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd January 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Graham Brady Portrait
Graham Brady
Vice Chair
Conservative - Altrincham and Sale West
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 20th December 2017
Baroness Stuart of Edgbaston Portrait
Baroness Stuart of Edgbaston
Vice Chair
Non-affiliated - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Danny Kinahan Portrait
Danny Kinahan
Vice Chair
Ulster Unionist Party - Former Member for South Antrim
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Tristram Hunt Portrait
Tristram Hunt
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Stoke-on-Trent Central
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 6th January 2017
No other APPG Memberships