Dance APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 04/05/2022

Note: This APPG was last registered on 4th May 2022. The APPG was not registered in the latest release of the 15th June 2022 and may be defunct.

To promote dance as an art form and physical activity amongst Parliamentarians and policy makers and the unique and important role it has to play in education, health and wellbeing, community cohesion, social mobility and diversity. To support and build resilience for the sector and its workforce for the long term, including in particular for freelancers and independent artists.

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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Former APPG Members
Valerie Vaz Portrait
Valerie Vaz
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Walsall South
Joined: 14th July 2021
Departed: 4th May 2022
Baroness Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury Portrait
Baroness Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 24th November 2016
Departed: 4th May 2022
Luke Pollard Portrait
Luke Pollard
Vice Chair
Labour (Co-op) - Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport
Joined: 21st November 2018
Departed: 4th May 2022
Abena Oppong-Asare Portrait
Abena Oppong-Asare
Secretary
Labour - Erith and Thamesmead
Joined: 24th February 2020
Departed: 4th May 2022
Baroness McIntosh of Pickering Portrait
Baroness McIntosh of Pickering
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 24th November 2016
Departed: 4th May 2022
Nic Dakin Portrait
Nic Dakin
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Former Member for Scunthorpe
Joined: 24th November 2016
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Andrew Bingham Portrait
Andrew Bingham
Secretary
Conservative - Former Member for High Peak
Joined: 24th November 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Gerald Kaufman Portrait
Gerald Kaufman
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Former Member for Manchester, Gorton
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 15th February 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Angela Watkinson Portrait
Angela Watkinson
Secretary
Conservative - Former Member for Hornchurch and Upminster
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 12th October 2016
No other APPG Memberships
Chris Heaton-Harris Portrait
Chris Heaton-Harris
Co Vice-Chair
Conservative - Daventry
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 12th October 2016
No other APPG Memberships
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Valerie Vaz MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 2237.

Email: valerie.vaz.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Andrew Hurst, One Dance UK, Dance Hub, Thorp Street, Birmingham B5 4TB. Tel: 020 7713 0730

Email: andrew.hurst@onedanceuk.org

Secretariat:

One Dance UK acts as the group's secretariat. http://www.onedanceuk.org/

Group's Website:

http://www.onedanceuk.org/programme/advocacy/all-party-parliamentary-dance-group/

Date
5 Feb 2021
Source
One Dance UK
Description
Secretariat   From : 05/02/2021 To : 04/02/2022
Value
£1,501
Date
5 Feb 2020
Source
One Dance UK
Description
Secretariat   From : 05/02/2020 To : 04/02/2021
Value
£1,501
Date
11 Jul 2018
Source
One Dance UK
Description
Secretariat   From : 11/07/2018 To : 10/07/2019
Value
£1,501
Date
11 Jul 2017
Source
One Dance UK
Description
Secretariat   From : 11/07/2017 To : 10/07/2018
Value
£1,501
Date
1 Apr 2016
Source
One Dance UK
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/04/2016 To : 30/10/2017
Value
£1,501
Date
30 Jun 2015
Source
Dance UK
Description
Secretariat   From : 30/06/2015 To : 31/12/2015
Value
£1,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Dance APPG