Channel 4 APPG

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

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To provide a forum for discussion of Channel 4's content, strategy and contribution to public service broadcasting in the UK, as well as wider relevant regulatory issues.

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 Channel 4

1. TRANSFER OF CHANNEL 4
08/02/2018 - Early Day Motions

Found: the requirement for a significant transfer of Channel 4 facilities out of London; notes that the West

2. CHANNEL 4 RELOCATION
23/01/2018 - Early Day Motions

Found: That this House welcomes the news that Channel 4 may relocate outside of London; acknowledges that this

3. Increasing the Regional Impact of Channel 4 Corporation
12/04/2017 - Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
- View source

Found: Increasing the Regional Impact of Channel 4 Corporation - GOV.UK

4. GB2454606
04/12/2019 - Intellectual Property Office (IPO)
- View source

Found: data from a first node to a second node via a channel of a communication network, said method comprising:

5. MP_Financial_Information object (7943)
11/01/2020 - MP Financial Interests

Found: from UK sources Name of donor: Channel Four Television Corporation (4 Ventures Ltd)
Address of donor:

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Channel 4

1. Channel 4 Relocation
10/05/2018 - Westminster Hall

1: relocation of Channel 4.It is a pleasure to see you in the Chair, Sir Graham. Channel 4 is undoubtedly - Speech Link

2. Channel 4: Privatisation (Communications Committee Report)
17/10/2017 - Lords Chamber

1: Communications Committee, A privatised future for Channel 4? (1st Report, Session 2016–17, HL Paper 17). - Speech Link
2: produced the report entitled A Privatised Future for Channel 4?. Note the question mark. We completed our work - Speech Link

3. Channel 4 (Relocation)
17/10/2017 - Commons Chamber

1: leave be given to bring in a Bill to require Channel 4 to relocate its headquarters outside London; and - Speech Link

4. Channel 4
29/03/2017 - Lords Chamber

1: the timing of her Question. The Government want Channel 4 to have a strong and secure future. As a result - Speech Link
2: Government are now launching a consultation on how Channel 4 can increase its regional impact, which we also - Speech Link
3: the moment, Channel 4 is required to commission 35% of new programmes on its main channel from outside - Speech Link

5. Future of Channel 4
29/03/2017 - Written Statements

1: late 2015 the Government have been working with Channel 4 to look at options to ensure a strong and successful - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Channel 4
1. Channel Tunnel
asked by: Baroness Randerson
17/09/2020
... what is the planned timetable for those negotiations.

2. Channel Ferries
asked by: Karl Turner
05/08/2019
... roll-off ferry services originating from Dover and arriving at the Port of Calais in the event that the UK leaves the EU without a deal.

3. Channel Ferries
asked by: Alan Brown
11/04/2019
... what the volume of additional capacity was in cross channel ferry routes invoked in relation to contingency planning for the UK leaving the EU without a deal being triggered on 29 March 2019.

4. Channel Ferries
asked by: Baroness Randerson
28/03/2019
... what estimate they have made of the potential cost of any such renegotiation.

5. Channel Ferries
asked by: Lord Taylor of Warwick
05/02/2019
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to work with the shipping industry to help minimise disruption for ferry passengers in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

Latest Questions
6 Current APPG Officers
Helen Grant Portrait
Helen Grant
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Maidstone and The Weald
Joined: 28th September 2017
Andy Carter Portrait
Andy Carter
Vice Chair
Conservative - Warrington South
Joined: 16th December 2020
Baroness Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury Portrait
Baroness Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Mrs Helen Grant MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 7107.

Email: helen.grant.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Stephen Lynch, Channel 4, 124 Horseferry Road, London SW1P 2TX . Tel: 0207 306 8402

Email: slynch@channel4.co.uk

Secretariat:

Channel 4 acts as the group's secretariat. https://www.channel4.com/

Benefits in Kind
Date
3 Nov 2020
Source
Channel 4
Description
Secretariat   From : 03/11/2020 To : 02/11/2021
Value
£1,501
Date
6 Sep 2018
Source
Channel 4
Description
Secretariat   From : 06/09/2018 To : 05/09/2019
Value
£1,501
Date
6 Sep 2017
Source
Channel 4
Description
Secretariat   From : 06/09/2017 To : 05/09/2018
Value
£1,501
Date
1 Jan 2016
Source
Channel 4
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/01/2016 To : 31/12/2016
Value
£1,501
Date
1 Apr 2015
Source
Channel 4
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/04/2015 To : 31/12/2015
Value
£1,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Channel 4 APPG

Former APPG Officers
Luciana Berger Portrait
Luciana Berger
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Former Member for Liverpool, Wavertree
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
John Grogan Portrait
John Grogan
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Keighley
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Nadhim Zahawi Portrait
Nadhim Zahawi
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Stratford-on-Avon
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 26th April 2018
No other APPG Memberships
George Kerevan Portrait
George Kerevan
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - Former Member for East Lothian
Joined: 6th January 2017
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Lipsey Portrait
Lord Lipsey
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 12th October 2016
2 APPG Memberships
Betting and Gaming , Greyhound
Natalie McGarry Portrait
Natalie McGarry
Vice Chair
Independent - Former Member for Glasgow East
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 12th October 2016
No other APPG Memberships