Fairtrade APPG

First Registered: 03/02/2016 • Last updated on: 07/08/2020

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To promote fairtrade within parliament; to deepen the relationship between local fairtrade organisations and parliamentarians and to further raise awareness of the importance of fairtrade.


Current Members
Name Role Party Date Joined
Holly Lynch Chair & Registered Contact Labour (Halifax) 3 Feb 2016
Jason McCartney Co-Chair Conservative (Colne Valley) 3 Feb 2016
Huw Merriman Vice Chair Conservative (Bexhill and Battle) 24 Feb 2020
Fleur Anderson Vice Chair Labour (Putney) 24 Feb 2020
Kim Johnson Vice Chair Labour (Liverpool, Riverside) 24 Feb 2020
Dr Lisa Cameron Vice Chair Scottish National Party (East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow) 3 Feb 2016
Catherine McKinnell Vice Chair Labour (Newcastle upon Tyne North) 28 Sep 2017
Stephen Doughty Vice Chair Labour (Co-op) (Cardiff South and Penarth) 28 Sep 2017
Caroline Lucas Officer Green Party (Brighton, Pavilion) 24 Feb 2020
Seema Malhotra Officer Labour (Co-op) (Feltham and Heston) 24 Feb 2020
Fairtrade APPG Contact Details as of 7 Aug 2020

Registered Contact:

Holly Lynch MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 6277. Email: holly.lynch.mp@parliament.uk.

Public Enquiry Point:

Alice Lucas, Fairtrade Foundation, The Loom, 14 Gower's Walk, London E1 8PY. Tel: 07946 752 341. Email: Alice.lucas@fairtrade.org.uk

Secretariat:

Fairtrade Foundation acts as the group's secretariat. http://www.fairtrade.org.uk/

Group's Website:

http://www.fairtrade.org.uk/Get-Involved/In-your-community/Fairtrade-All-Party-Parliamentary-Group

Benefits in Kind
Date Source Value Benefit Received
28 Jan 2020 Fairtrade Foundation Secretariat   From : 28/01/2020 To : 27/01/2021 £3,001
12 Jul 2018 Fairtrade Foundation Secretariat   From : 12/07/2018 To : 11/07/2019 £3,001
12 Jul 2017 Fairtrade Foundation Secretariat   From : 12/07/2017 To : 11/07/2018 £3,001
1 Dec 2016 Fairtrade Foundation Secretariat   From : 01/12/2016 To : 30/11/2017 £7,501
1 Dec 2015 Fairtrade Foundation Secretariat   From : 01/12/2015 To : 30/11/2016 £7,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Fairtrade APPG

Former Members
Name Role Party Joined on Departed on
Tracy Brabin Vice Chair Labour (Co-op) (Batley and Spen) 21 Nov 2018 5 Nov 2019
Gareth Snell Vice-Chair Labour (Co-op) (Stoke-on-Trent Central) 28 Sep 2017 5 Nov 2019
Kirstene Hair Vice Chair Conservative (Angus) 21 Nov 2018 5 Nov 2019
Will Quince Chair & Registered Contact Conservative (Colchester) 28 Sep 2017 27 Mar 2019
Maggie Throup Vice-Chair Conservative (Erewash) 28 Sep 2017 10 Oct 2018
Cat Smith Vice-Chair Labour (Lancaster and Fleetwood) 6 Jan 2017 10 Oct 2018
Carolyn Harris Vice Chair Labour (Swansea East) 6 Jan 2017 2 May 2017
Jeff Smith Vice Chair Labour (Manchester, Withington) 6 Jan 2017 2 May 2017
Mark Durkan Vice Chair Social Democratic & Labour Party 3 Feb 2016 2 May 2017