Eye Health and Visual Impairment APPG

First Registered: 23/12/2015 • Last updated on: 24/01/2024

To promote the interests and concerns of blind and partially sighted people.

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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10 Current APPG Officers
Lord Low of Dalston Portrait
Lord Low of Dalston
Vice Chair
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 23rd December 2015
Stephen Morgan Portrait
Stephen Morgan
Officer
Labour - Portsmouth South
Joined: 17th May 2023
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Marsha De Cordova MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 0207 219 0209.

Email: marsha.decordova.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Mike Bell, Thomas Pocklington Trust

Email: mike.bell@pocklington-trust.org.uk

Secretariat:

Royal National Institute of Blind People acts as the group's secretariat. https://www.rnib.org.uk/

Date
10 Feb 2023
Source
Royal National Institute of Blind People
Description
Secretariat   From : 10/02/2023 To : 09/02/2024
Value
£19,501
Date
10 Feb 2023
Source
Royal National Institute of Blind People
Description
Royal National Institute of Blind People acts as the group's secretariat and pays Thomas Pocklington Trust to assist them in this role   From : 10/02/2023 To : 09/02/2024
Value
£19,501
Date
10 Feb 2022
Source
Royal National Institute of Blind People
Description
Secretariat   From : 10/02/2022 To : 09/02/2023
Value
£6,001
Date
6 Jun 2018
Source
Bayer
Description
Met costs of an inquiry (staff time of employee from Royal National Institute of Blind People and a reception)
Value
£31,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Eye Health and Visual Impairment APPG

Former APPG Officers
Lord Holmes of Richmond Portrait
Lord Holmes of Richmond
Officer
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 29th August 2018
Departed: 4th May 2022
Cheryl Gillan Portrait
Cheryl Gillan
Vice Chair
Conservative - Former Member for Chesham and Amersham
Joined: 31st January 2018
Departed: 10th March 2021
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Austin of Dudley Portrait
Lord Austin of Dudley
Officer
Non-affiliated - Life peer
Joined: 23rd December 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
Edward Argar Portrait
Edward Argar
Vice Chair
Conservative - Charnwood
Joined: 23rd December 2015
Departed: 18th July 2018
No other APPG Memberships
Cheryl Gillan Portrait
Cheryl Gillan
Vice Chair
Conservative - Former Member for Chesham and Amersham
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 20th December 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Nusrat Ghani Portrait
Nusrat Ghani
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Wealden
Joined: 23rd December 2015
Departed: 15th February 2017
Angela Rayner Portrait
Angela Rayner
Vice Chair
Labour - Ashton-under-Lyne
Joined: 23rd December 2015
Departed: 15th February 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Khalid Mahmood Portrait
Khalid Mahmood
Vice Chair
Labour - Birmingham, Perry Barr
Joined: 23rd December 2015
Departed: 15th February 2017
Maria Caulfield Portrait
Maria Caulfield
Secretary
Conservative - Lewes
Joined: 23rd December 2015
Departed: 15th February 2017
No other APPG Memberships