Family Business APPG

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

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To promote and facilitate communication and understanding between the UK family business sector and members of both houses.

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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Recent Documents related to Family Business

1. Northern Ireland Family Practitioner Services – Key Business Volumes (provisional) Coverage – 2019/20
07/05/2020 - HSC Business Services Organisation (Northern Ireland) (HSC)
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Found: Statistics Northern Ireland Family Practitioner Services – Key Business Volumes (provisional) Coverage

2. SCOTTISH FAMILY BUSINESS AWARDS 2017
14/12/2017 - Early Day Motions

Found: Herald's Scottish Family Business Awards 2017; notes with satisfaction that McAlpine's business, of which he

3. CRUISE LOCH NESS AWARDS SUCCESS
04/03/2019 - Early Day Motions

Found: the FSB Scotland Small Business Awards; notes that it took home the Family Business of the Year award; commends

4. Visit the UK on a business trip
02/04/2019 - UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI)
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Found: Visit the UK on a business trip - GOV.UK document.body.className

5. Northern Ireland Family Practitioner Services – Key Business Volumes (provisional) Coverage – 2018/19
02/05/2019 - Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA)
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Found: Northern Ireland Family Practitioner Services – Key Business Volumes (provisional) Coverage

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Family Business

1. Amazon and SMEs
27/03/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: celebrating 20 years of his successful and growing family business, selling motorcycle protective clothing. He - Speech Link
2: take the business end away found that Amazon started to sell on their behalf and their business was squeezed - Speech Link

2. Future of the Coach Industry
10/12/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: chairmanship, Dr Huq. I record my thanks to the Backbench Business Committee and my good and honourable Friend the - Speech Link
2: ongoing business costs, loan payments or vehicle leasing fees. And the coronavirus business loan interruption - Speech Link
3: operator applied through their bank for a coronavirus business interruption loan. Despite having an excellent - Speech Link

3. Business of the House
17/12/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: Thursday 7 January—Business to be determined by the Backbench Business Committee.Friday 8 - Speech Link
2: myrrh.Normally we have advance sight of the business statement, but I will not thank the Leader of - Speech Link
3: conservatism, but it is always a pleasure doing business with her, and indeed with the Scottish National - Speech Link

4. Detention of Anoosheh Ashoori in Iran
26/01/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: himself in Iran to take over the family civil engineering business, for which he won national awards - Speech Link

5. Gujarati Community in the UK
30/10/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: That meant that they could provide, as an extended family, a home for their brothers, sisters, wives, children - Speech Link
2: of taking on the economy and building up their family economies. Subsequently, all the families I have - Speech Link
3: in Ahmedabad could offer advice sessions to the family members of our Gujarati community about what they - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Family Business
1. Family Courts
asked by: Jerome Mayhew
09/06/2020
... what information his Department holds on the proportion of family court cases where discouraged access to the child was reported by one of the parents.

2. Family Courts
asked by: Jerome Mayhew
09/06/2020
... what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the adversarial approach of the Family Courts in dealing with child access cases.

3. Family Hubs
asked by: Steve Baker
07/02/2020
... (b) Troubled Families programme and (c) children's services reform; and if he will make a statement.

4. Family Proceedings
asked by: Edward Timpson
21/01/2020
... what plans he has to reduce the demand on the family courts by diverting private law cases from court where it is safe to do so.

5. Family Proceedings
asked by: Louise Haigh
04/03/2020
... what the outcome was of his meeting of 26 February 2020 with the President of the Family Division.

Latest Questions
5 Current APPG Officers
John Stevenson Portrait
John Stevenson
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Carlisle
Joined: 30th July 2015
Lord Cotter Portrait
Lord Cotter
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Michelle Donelan Portrait
Michelle Donelan
Vice Chair
Conservative - Chippenham
Joined: 30th July 2015
No other APPG Memberships
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

John Stevenson MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 3000.

Email: john.stevenson.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Fiona Graham, Institute for Family Business, 22-24 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 0QP. Tel: 020 7630 6250

Email: fiona.graham@ifb.org.uk

Secretariat:

Institute for Family Business acts as the group's secretariat. http://www.ifb.org.uk/

Group's Website:

http://www.appgfamilybusiness.com

Benefits in Kind
Date
11 Feb 2020
Source
Institute for Family Business
Description
Secretariat   From : 11/02/2020 To : 10/02/2021
Value
£1,501
Date
25 Jun 2019
Source
Institute for Family Business
Description
Lunch
Value
£1,501
Date
19 Jul 2018
Source
Institute for Family Business
Description
Secretariat   From : 19/07/2018 To : 18/07/2019
Value
£1,501
Date
19 Jul 2017
Source
Institute for Family Business
Description
Secretariat   From : 19/07/2017 To : 19/07/2018
Value
£1,501
Date
19 Jul 2017
Source
Institute for Family Business
Description
Secretariat   From : 19/07/2017 To : 18/07/2018
Value
£1,501
Date
1 Nov 2016
Source
Institute for Family Business
Description
Reception held on 1 November 2016
Value
£4,501
Date
1 Jan 2016
Source
Institute for Family Business
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/01/2016 To : 31/12/2016
Value
£1,501
Date
24 Nov 2015
Source
Institute for Family Business
Description
Annual reception held on 24 November 2015
Value
£4,501
Date
1 Jan 2015
Source
Institute for Family Business
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/01/2015 To : 31/12/2015
Value
£4,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Family Business APPG

Former APPG Officers
Ronnie Cowan Portrait
Ronnie Cowan
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - Inverclyde
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 3rd June 2016