Fatherhood APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 06/10/2021

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The APPG for Fatherhood promotes the wellbeing of children by ensuring that legal and policy frameworks keep up with the changing nature of family life and that legislation encourages active and responsible fatherhood.

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Recent Documents related to Fatherhood

1. Calls for more men to work in the early years
24/04/2019 - Department for Education
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Found: children in the early years. The project, run by the Fatherhood Institute, will challenge the stereotypes that

2. Fatherhood Institute - written evidence
09/10/2018 - Inquiry: First 1000 days of life - Health and Social Care Committee
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Found: Written evidence - Fatherhood InstituteFDL0038 Written evidence from the Fatherhood Institute   1.0  Executive

3. Safeguarding children under 1 year old from non-accidental injury
16/09/2021 - Child Safeguarding Practice Review Panel
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Found: informal male caregivers is available from The Fatherhood Institute. Published 16 September 2021

4. Working Party on the Family, Lords and Commons Family and Child Protection Group - Supplementary Submission - written evidence
06/02/2019 - Inquiry: Immersive and addictive technologies - Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee
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Found: modelsTackling Digital and Gaming Addiction through Fatherhood (By Richard Keeble)                      There

5. Fatherhood
30/07/2015 - APPGs

Found: The APPG for Fatherhood promotes the wellbeing of children by ensuring that legal and policy frameworks

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Recent Speeches related to Fatherhood

1. Early Parenthood: Supporting Fathers
30/01/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: inquiry into the first 1,000 days of life by the Fatherhood Institute, which described support for fathers - Speech Link
2: support should include either creating a new fatherhood fund or making the maternity challenge fund a - Speech Link
3: talk about promoting the importance of active fatherhood in a child’s life. Policy 8 says:“Maternity - Speech Link

2. International Men’s Day
14/11/2017 - Westminster Hall

1: crisis of fatherhood. I am hugely passionate about the work of the all-party group on fatherhood—I am one - Speech Link
2: talk about the importance of promoting active fatherhood to help to improve children’s life chances, particularly - Speech Link

3. Fathers in the Family
01/03/2017 - Westminster Hall

1: 2016, highlighting the positive message about fatherhood and the importance of dads in child development - Speech Link
2: back on this and suggest any favouritism—but fatherhood and parenthood is clearly not a single event; - Speech Link
3: a month old and one who is two. I agree that fatherhood is a lifelong commitment. Fathers are part of - Speech Link

4. Apprenticeships: Gender Segregation
11/03/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: overrepresented by women. We have also been funding the Fatherhood Institute to ensure that that happens. Further - Speech Link

5. Flexible Working
30/06/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: Pukka, Young Women’s Trust, Gingerbread, the Fatherhood Institute, and Working Families. I hope the Government - Speech Link

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4 Current APPG Officers
Andrew Gwynne Portrait
Andrew Gwynne
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Denton and Reddish
Joined: 2nd June 2021
Lord Khan of Burnley Portrait
Lord Khan of Burnley
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 2nd June 2021
2 APPG Memberships
Hajj and Umrah , Kashmir
Peter Bottomley Portrait
Peter Bottomley
Secretary
Conservative - Worthing West
Joined: 8th April 2020
69 APPG Memberships
Adult Education , Ageing and Older People , Arts and Heritage , Austria , BBC , Black Maternal Health , Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Business Owners , British Overseas Territories , Carbon Monoxide , Citizens Rights , Commonwealth , Cycling and Walking , Dalits , Dark Skies , Democracy and Human Rights in the Gulf , Disability , Domestic Violence and Abuse , Equitable Life Policyholders , Flags and Heraldry , Gasworks Redevelopment , Global Security and Non-Proliferation , Governance and Inclusive Leadership , Gypsies, Travellers and Roma , Haemophilia and Contaminated Blood , Haiti , Hospice and End of Life Care , Immigration Detention , Insurance and Financial Services , Internet, Communications and Technology , Ireland and the Irish in Britain , Kosovo , Leasehold and Commonhold Reform , Limits to Growth , Longevity , Media , Music , No Recourse to Public Funds , Olympic and Paralympic Games , Opera , Park Homes , Period Equality , Photography , Race and Community , Religious Education , Republic of Korea , Retail Crime , Road Freight and Logistics , Rowing , Scientific , Scotch Whisky , Sexual and Reproductive Health in the UK , Single Parent Families , Social Enterprise , Social Integration , Social Science and Policy , Social Work , St George's Day , Tibet , Transport Safety , United Nations , United Nations Women , Vascular and Venous Disease , Votes at 16 , Western Rail Link to Heathrow , Western Sahara , Wine and Spirits , Wine of Great Britain , Women in Transport , Youth Affairs
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Andrew Gwynne MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 4708.

Email: gwynnea@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Owen Thomas, Future Men, 34 Grosvenor Gardens, SW1W 0DH

Email: o.thomas@futuremen.org

Benefits in Kind
Date
1 Jan 2016
Source
Working with Men
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/01/2016 To : 31/12/2016
Value
£1,501
Date
1 Jan 2015
Source
Working with Men
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/01/2015 To : 31/12/2015
Value
£1,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Fatherhood APPG

Former APPG Officers
David Lammy Portrait
David Lammy
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Tottenham
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 21st April 2021
3 APPG Memberships
Alevis , British Jews , Faith and Society
Steve Double Portrait
Steve Double
Co-Chair
Conservative - St Austell and Newquay
Joined: 21st July 2016
Departed: 21st April 2021
Matt Western Portrait
Matt Western
Vice Chair
Labour - Warwick and Leamington
Joined: 8th April 2020
Departed: 21st April 2021
Michael Tomlinson Portrait
Michael Tomlinson
Treasurer
Conservative - Mid Dorset and North Poole
Joined: 6th June 2018
Departed: 19th June 2019
No other APPG Memberships
David Burrowes Portrait
David Burrowes
Vice Chair
Conservative - Former Member for Enfield, Southgate
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Field of Birkenhead Portrait
Lord Field of Birkenhead
Vice Chair
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Baroness Chapman of Darlington Portrait
Baroness Chapman of Darlington
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 21st July 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Chris Leslie Portrait
Chris Leslie
Secretary
The Independent Group for Change - Former Member for Nottingham East
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships