Diversity and Inclusion in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths APPG

First Registered: 29/08/2018 • Last updated on: 10/03/2021

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The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Diversity and Inclusion in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) aims to promote the inclusion and progression of people from diverse backgrounds in STEM, and to encourage government, parliamentarians, academics, businesses and other stakeholders to work towards a STEM sector that is representative of the population.

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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08/09/2016 - Public Bill Committees

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Recent Questions related to Diversity and Inclusion in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths
1. Females: Science and Engineering
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12/10/2017
... what steps the Government is taking to increase the number of women taking up careers in science and engineering.

2. NHS: Diversity
asked by: Lord Taylor of Warwick
07/09/2020
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to improve the diversity of NHS senior management.

3. NHS: Diversity
asked by: Matthew Offord
11/05/2020
... what estimate he has made of the number of diversity and inclusion managers employed in the NHS.

4. Engineering and Science
asked by: Calum Kerr
21/07/2016
... if he will take steps to help the UK retain its leading scientists and engineers.

5. Specialist Maths Schools
asked by: Angela Rayner
16/03/2020
... what was the (a) revenue of and (b) capital expenditure on specialist maths schools in each year since 2010.

Latest Questions
9 Current APPG Officers
Chi Onwurah Portrait
Chi Onwurah
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Newcastle upon Tyne Central
Joined: 29th August 2018
Baroness Brown of Cambridge Portrait
Baroness Brown of Cambridge
Officer
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 29th August 2018
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Lucas Portrait
Lord Lucas
Officer
Conservative - Excepted Hereditary
Joined: 7th August 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Chi Onwurah MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 7114.

Email: chi.onwurah.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Jon Fitzmaurice, British Science Association, 165 Queen's Gate, London SW7 5HD. Tel: 020 7019 4977

Email: jon.fitzmaurice@britishscienceassociation.org

Secretariat:

British Science Association acts as the group's secretariat. https://www.britishscienceassociation.org/

Group's Website:

https://www.britishscienceassociation.org/appg

Benefits in Kind
Date
10 Feb 2020
Source
British Science Association
Description
British Science Association is paid by the following to act as the group's secretariat: Drax Group, Francis Crick Institute, IET, Institute of Physics, Physiological Society, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Royal Academy of Engineering, Royal Society, Society for Applied Microbiology, Royal Society of Chemistry, TheTrainLine and University College London.   From : 10/02/2020 To : 09/02/2021
Value
£49,501
Date
25 Jun 2018
Source
British Science Association
Description
British Science Association is paid by the following to act as the group's secretariat: Drax Group, Genomics England, Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine, Pearson, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Royal Academy of Engineering, Society for Applied Microbiology, University College London, Wellcome Trust   From : 25/06/2018 To : 24/06/2019
Value
£37,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Diversity and Inclusion in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths APPG