Humanist APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 22/07/2022

To bring together non-religious MPs and peers to discuss matters of shared interests.

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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12 Current APPG Officers
Tommy Sheppard Portrait
Tommy Sheppard
Chair & Registered Contact
Scottish National Party - Edinburgh East
Joined: 28th September 2017
Baroness Bakewell Portrait
Baroness Bakewell
Co-Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 28th September 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Aaron Bell Portrait
Aaron Bell
Secretary
Conservative - Newcastle-under-Lyme
Joined: 2nd June 2021
Lord Dubs Portrait
Lord Dubs
Treasurer
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Clive Lewis Portrait
Clive Lewis
Vice Chair
Labour - Norwich South
Joined: 30th July 2015
Jeff Smith Portrait
Jeff Smith
Vice Chair
Labour - Manchester, Withington
Joined: 28th September 2017
Baroness Massey of Darwen Portrait
Baroness Massey of Darwen
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Lord Taverne Portrait
Lord Taverne
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
No other APPG Memberships
Baroness Burt of Solihull Portrait
Baroness Burt of Solihull
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 20th May 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Tommy Sheppard MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 0131 661 8023.

Email: tommy.sheppard.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Laura Newlyn, Humanists UK, 39 Moreland Street, London EC1V 8BB. Tel: 020 7324 3009

Email: laura@humanists.uk

Secretariat:

Humanists UK acts as the group's secretariat. https://humanism.org.uk/

Date
25 Feb 2022
Source
Humanists UK
Description
Secretariat   From : 25/02/2022 To : 24/02/2023
Value
£10,501
Date
25 Feb 2021
Source
Humanists UK
Description
Secretariat   From : 25/02/2021 To : 24/02/2022
Value
£10,501
Date
25 Feb 2020
Source
Humanists UK
Description
Secretariat   From : 25/02/2020 To : 24/02/2021
Value
£10,501
Date
13 Sep 2018
Source
Humanists UK
Description
Secretariat   From : 13/09/2018 To : 12/09/2019
Value
£9,001
Date
13 Sep 2017
Source
Humanists UK
Description
Secretariat   From : 13/09/2017 To : 12/09/2018
Value
£9,001

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Humanist APPG

Former APPG Officers
Crispin Blunt Portrait
Crispin Blunt
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Reigate
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 4th May 2022
Viscount Ridley Portrait
Viscount Ridley
Vice Chair
Conservative - Excepted Hereditary
Joined: 20th May 2020
Departed: 17th November 2021
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Warner Portrait
Lord Warner
Vice Chair
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Garel-Jones Portrait
Lord Garel-Jones
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Kelvin Hopkins Portrait
Kelvin Hopkins
Vice Chair
Independent - Former Member for Luton North
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 29th August 2018
No other APPG Memberships
Baroness Flather Portrait
Baroness Flather
Vice Chair
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 29th August 2018