Drones APPG

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

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To examine the use of drones (unmanned aerial vehicles) by governments, for domestic and international, military and civilian purposes.

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Recent Documents related to Drones

1. All Party Parliamentary Group on Drones - written evidence
04/06/2019 - Inquiry: Domestic Threat of Drones - Defence Committee
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Found: Written evidence - All Party Parliamentary Group on Drones                            (DTD0005) Written evidence

2. Dr Anna Jackman - written evidence
09/07/2019 - Inquiry: Domestic Threat of Drones - Defence Committee
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Found:   Executive summaryCommercially-available off-the-shelf drones are increasingly available and accessible.Following

3. Dr James Rogers - written evidence
16/07/2019 - Inquiry: Domestic Threat of Drones - Defence Committee
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Found: Parliamentary Group on Drones.Domestic Threat of Drones InquiryExecutive Summary The use of a ‘weaponised

4. Manchester Metropolitan University - written evidence
25/06/2019 - Inquiry: Domestic Threat of Drones - Defence Committee
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Found: legitimate uses of drones by showcasing highly targeted conditions whereby drones have been demonstrated

5. Mr David Carlisle - written evidence
04/06/2019 - Inquiry: Domestic Threat of Drones - Defence Committee
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Found: individual.    The terms of reference suggest that drones will have to be registered.    But the Air Navigation

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Recent Speeches related to Drones

1. Drone Users: Registration
10/07/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: the figure is likely to grow.The number of drones has risen exponentially because of the greater - Speech Link

2. Drones: International Law
16/01/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: officer of both the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Drones and the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Extraordinary - Speech Link
2: to scrutinise government decisions on the use of drones. I do so as a member of the Intelligence and Security - Speech Link

3. Drones: Consultation Response
07/01/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: action the Government are taking on drones. The disruption caused by drones to flights at Gatwick Airport last - Speech Link

4. Drones: Consultation Response
07/01/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: taking on our future policy on drones.The disruption caused by drones to flights at Gatwick airport - Speech Link

5. Air Traffic Management and Unmanned Aircraft Bill [HL]
27/01/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: used by unmanned aircraft, often referred to as drones. There are exciting benefits to society of embracing - Speech Link
2: to stop and search individuals who may be flying drones illegally and provides powers for the CAA to require - Speech Link

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6 Current APPG Officers
Gill Furniss Portrait
Gill Furniss
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Sheffield, Brightside and Hillsborough
Joined: 8th April 2020
Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts Portrait
Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 24th November 2016
Lord Wallace of Tankerness Portrait
Lord Wallace of Tankerness
Vice Chair
Non-affiliated - Life peer
Joined: 6th June 2018
1 APPG Membership
Wood Panel Industry
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Gill Furniss MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 0207 219 0364.

Email: gill.furniss.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Aditi Gupta, Office of Gill Furniss MP, House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA. Tel: 07876 688 351

Email: guptaab@parliament.uk

Group's Website:

http://appgdrones.org.uk/

No benefits in kind are on record for the Drones APPG

Financial Benefits Received
Date
12 Sep 2017
Source
Open Society Foundation
Value
£105,689
Date
6 Jul 2016
Source
Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust
Value
£3,750
Date
6 Apr 2016
Source
Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust
Value
£3,750
Date
23 Feb 2016
Source
Polden Puckham Charitable Foundation
Value
£5,000
Date
9 Feb 2016
Source
Foundation Open Society Institute
Value
£103,402
Date
6 Jan 2016
Source
Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust
Value
£3,750
Date
1 Jul 2015
Source
Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust
Value
£3,750
Date
31 Mar 2015
Source
Joseph Rowntree Charitable Foundation
Value
£3,750
Former APPG Officers
Adam Holloway Portrait
Adam Holloway
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Gravesham
Joined: 6th June 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
Tom Brake Portrait
Tom Brake
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Former Member for Carshalton and Wallington
Joined: 21st November 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Macdonald of River Glaven Portrait
Lord Macdonald of River Glaven
Vice Chair
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 24th November 2016
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Tom Watson Portrait
Tom Watson
Honorary President
Labour - Former Member for West Bromwich East
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Lucy Powell Portrait
Lucy Powell
Vice Chair
Labour (Co-op) - Manchester Central
Joined: 24th November 2016
Departed: 10th October 2018
Clive Lewis Portrait
Clive Lewis
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Norwich South
Joined: 8th November 2017
Departed: 26th April 2018
Kirsten Oswald Portrait
Kirsten Oswald
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - East Renfrewshire
Joined: 21st July 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
Douglas Chapman Portrait
Douglas Chapman
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - Dunfermline and West Fife
Joined: 24th November 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
Richard Burgon Portrait
Richard Burgon
Treasurer
Labour - Leeds East
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
David Davis Portrait
David Davis
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Haltemprice and Howden
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 12th October 2016
2 APPG Memberships
Deliberative Democracy , Future of Work
David Anderson Portrait
David Anderson
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Blaydon
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 12th October 2016
No other APPG Memberships