Libraries, Information and Knowledge APPG

First Registered: 25/08/2021 • Last updated on: 15/06/2022

To focus on the contribution of knowledge, information and libraries to the UK’s social, economic and industrial development.

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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APPG Supplied Content

APPGs can register with Parallel Parliament and submit files and articles to be placed here.

Parallel Parliament offers the facility for APPGs to submit written content and files, which are made available through this page.

Submitters can draft and edit publications, and either release them on demand, or schedule release for a future date.

Both text content and attached files submitted through this facility is indexed by our website, and made available through both the search function and relevant e-mail alerts. Any of our users registered for an alert which matches your content, will receive a link making them aware of its publication.

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5 Current APPG Officers
Gill Furniss Portrait
Gill Furniss
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Sheffield, Brightside and Hillsborough
Joined: 25th August 2021
Lord Tope Portrait
Lord Tope
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 25th August 2021
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Gill Furniss MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 0207 219 0364.


Public Enquiry Point:

Denise Hawkes, CILIP, 7 Ridgmount Street, London WC1E 7AE. Tel: 020 7255 0500



CILIP acts as the group's secretariat.

14 Jul 2021
Secretariat   From : 14/07/2021 To : 13/07/2022

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Libraries, Information and Knowledge APPG