Cleaning and Hygiene APPG

First Registered: 10/03/2021 • Last updated on: 29/12/2021

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To promote the importance of cleaning and hygiene to the wellbeing of people, health and safety, and the protection of the environment. The pandemic has demonstrated the critical importance of cleaning and hygiene products and services, and the essential work carried out by cleaning operatives.

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Recent Documents related to Cleaning and Hygiene

1. Cleaning and Hygiene
10/03/2021 - APPGs

Found: To promote the importance of cleaning and hygiene to the wellbeing of people, health and safety, and

2. Legislate the use of colour-coded cleaning and janitorial equipment in the UK
20/04/2021 - Petitions

Found: colour-coded cleaning and janitorial equipment within the commercial cleaning and hygiene sector. Realistically

3. Rentokil / Cannon
11/10/2019 - Competition and Markets Authority
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4. MP_Expenses object (188170)
08/04/2020 - MP Expenses

Found: Constituency Office Cleaning / hygiene products

5. Put in place a system to prevent panic buying
21/03/2020 - Petitions

Found: Make food, cleaning and hygiene goods available for everyone to buy at anytime.

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Cleaning and Hygiene

1. Covid-19: Deep Cleaning
11/03/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: public authorities and businesses on the deep cleaning of private and public spaces, buildings and facilities - Speech Link
2: settings. The guidance describes best practice in cleaning, the appropriate disposal of materials, the disinfection - Speech Link
3: Lord, Lord Kennedy, makes an important point. Cleaning and cleansing will be uppermost in all our minds - Speech Link

2. Infection Prevention and Control
15/05/2018 - Westminster Hall

1: We are very aware that 5 May marked World Hand Hygiene Day and I am very glad to have secured this debate - Speech Link
2: back in again—but hopefully that same level of hygiene control is being done by the hospital as well.When - Speech Link
3: really about getting to the stubborn hard-core hygiene-related infections that do not seem to want to - Speech Link

3. National Asylum Support Service
06/05/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: rate of £5.39 is insufficient to meet health and hygiene needs. Will the Minister therefore undertake to - Speech Link

4. Education and Childcare Settings
13/05/2020 - Written Statements

1: measures including frequent cleaning, encouraging good hand and respiratory hygiene, considering refreshing - Speech Link

5. Non-Domestic Rating (Public Lavatories) Bill
16/07/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: critical in maintaining a high level of public hygiene as the lockdown continues to ease across the country - Speech Link
2: open, while supporting high standards of public hygiene as we emerge from the virus. I hope that Members - Speech Link
3: councils to restore and to provide additional cleaning and staffing during this crisis, at a time when - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Cleaning and Hygiene
1. Hygiene
asked by: Lord Cashman
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact of implementing a targeted hygiene approach in the health sector and its applicability to wider societal settings during the COVID-19 pandemic.

2. Prisons: Hygiene
asked by: Lyn Brown
... what recent representations her Department has received on (a) delays and (b) inadequacies in the delivery of clean prison kit from HMPPS stores.

3. Hygiene: Products
asked by: Paul Beresford
... whether the National Fire Chiefs Council’s press statement setting out the low risk of alcohol-based hand sanitisers takes into consideration the Health and Safety Executive’s guidance on storing alcohol in workplaces across the UK.

4. Hygiene: Products
asked by: Rosie Cooper
... what steps he is taking to protect NHS staff from skin conditions or a worsening of existing skin conditions as a result of the drying effects of alcohol-based hand rubs.

5. Hygiene: Products
asked by: Paul Beresford
... if he will undertake a review of whether alcohol-free hand sanitisers which are independently lab-certified to be effective can be included in public guidance alongside alcohol-based products.

Latest Questions
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11 Current APPG Officers
Nigel Mills Portrait
Nigel Mills
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Amber Valley
Joined: 10th March 2021
Baroness McGregor-Smith Portrait
Baroness McGregor-Smith
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 10th March 2021
Jamie Stone Portrait
Jamie Stone
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross
Joined: 10th March 2021
Richard Thomson Portrait
Richard Thomson
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - Gordon
Joined: 10th March 2021
5 APPG Memberships
Business Travel , Hydrogen , Management , Norway , Pensions
Craig Whittaker Portrait
Craig Whittaker
Vice Chair
Conservative - Calder Valley
Joined: 10th March 2021
2 APPG Memberships
ITV , Markets
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Nigel Mills MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 7233.


Public Enquiry Point:

Simon Hollingbery, British Cleaning Council, c/o Clifford Roberts, Pacioli House, 9 Brookfield, Duncan Close, Moulton Park, Northampton NN3 6WL. Tel: 07523 44 7370



British Cleaning Council acts as the group's secretariat.

Benefits in Kind
23 Feb 2021
British Cleaning Council
Secretariat   From : 23/02/2021 To : 22/02/2022

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Cleaning and Hygiene APPG