Literacy APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 09/02/2022

Note: This APPG was last registered on 9th Feb 2022. The APPG was not registered in the latest release of 4th May 2022 and may be defunct.

To champion the fight to improve public understanding of the vital importance and impact of literacy and to ensure parliamentary knowledge and support for the latest research, policy and best practice in the field of literacy.

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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Reticulating Splines
Former APPG Members
Lucy Powell Portrait
Lucy Powell
Vice Chair
Labour (Co-op) - Manchester Central
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 9th February 2022
Lord Tope Portrait
Lord Tope
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 9th February 2022
Stephen Twigg Portrait
Stephen Twigg
Vice Chair
Labour (Co-op) - Former Member for Liverpool, West Derby
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Simon Clarke Portrait
Simon Clarke
Officer
Conservative - Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland
Joined: 2nd January 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Gilbert of Panteg Portrait
Lord Gilbert of Panteg
Officer
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 21st November 2018
Stephen McPartland Portrait
Stephen McPartland
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Stevenage
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Christian Wakeford MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 6437.

Email: christian.wakeford.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Tessa Tyler Todd, National Literacy Trust, 68 South Lambeth Road, London SW8 1RL. Tel: 020 7587 1842

Email: Tessa.TylerTodd@literacytrust.org.uk

Secretariat:

National Literacy Trust acts as the group's secretariat. https://literacytrust.org.uk/

Group's Website:

https://literacytrust.org.uk/policy-and-campaigns/all-party-parliamentary-group-literacy/

Date
19 Jan 2021
Source
National Literacy Trust
Description
Secretariat   From : 19/01/2021 To : 18/01/2022
Value
£1,501
Date
12 Sep 2018
Source
National Literacy Trust
Description
Secretariat   From : 12/09/2018 To : 11/09/2019
Value
£3,001
Date
12 Sep 2017
Source
National Literacy Trust
Description
Secretariat   From : 12/09/2017 To : 11/09/2018
Value
£1,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Literacy APPG