First Registered: 04/05/2022 • Last updated on: 08/04/2024

To encourage wider and deeper enjoyment of jazz, to increase parliamentarians' understanding of the jazz industry and issues surrounding it, to promote jazz as a musical form and to raise its profile inside and outside Parliament.

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Current Members - Contact Details - Benefits in Kind - Financial Benefits - Former Members

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4 Current APPG Officers
Lord Mann Portrait
Lord Mann
Non-affiliated - Life peer
Joined: 4th May 2022
1 APPG Membership
Greg Knight Portrait
Greg Knight
Conservative - East Yorkshire
Joined: 4th May 2022
3 APPG Memberships
Folk Arts , Historic Vehicles , Spain
Lord Haselhurst Portrait
Lord Haselhurst
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 8th April 2024
2 APPG Memberships
East of England , Singapore
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

John Spellar MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 0674.

Email: john.spellar.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Chris Hodgkins, 41 Bedford Road, London W13 0SP. Tel: 020 8840 4643

Email: chrishodgkins3@gmail.com

Group's Website:


No benefits in kind are on record for the Jazz APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Jazz APPG

Former APPG Officers
Alison Thewliss Portrait
Alison Thewliss
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - Glasgow Central
Joined: 4th May 2022
Departed: 6th March 2024
Chi Onwurah Portrait
Chi Onwurah
Vice Chair
Labour - Newcastle upon Tyne Central
Joined: 4th May 2022
Departed: 6th March 2024
Ian Paisley Portrait
Ian Paisley
Democratic Unionist Party - North Antrim
Joined: 4th May 2022
Departed: 6th March 2024
3 APPG Memberships
Aviation , Motorcycling , Northern Ireland
Lord Alton of Liverpool Portrait
Lord Alton of Liverpool
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 4th May 2022
Departed: 6th March 2024
Lord McNicol of West Kilbride Portrait
Lord McNicol of West Kilbride
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 4th May 2022
Departed: 6th March 2024
Patrick Grady Portrait
Patrick Grady
Scottish National Party - Glasgow North
Joined: 4th May 2022
Departed: 6th March 2024
Lord Colwyn Portrait
Lord Colwyn
Conservative - Excepted Hereditary
Joined: 4th May 2022
Departed: 15th June 2022
No other APPG Memberships