Media APPG

First Registered: 29/09/2015 • Last updated on: 27/01/2021

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To provide a forum for the discussion of public policy on the media.



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Recent Documents related to Media

1. Retail banking market investigation
27/11/2019 - Competition and Markets Authority (CMA)
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Found: href=""https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/media/5ca2200340f0b625decad5ea/Directions_for_BOI_-_final

2. BBC Media Action - written evidence
11/06/2019 - Inquiry: The Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Global media freedom - Foreign Affairs Committee
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Found: BBC Media Action       Written evidence from BBC Media Action (GMF0024) BBC Media ActionBBC Media Action

3. Funerals
29/11/2019 - Competition and Markets Authority (CMA)
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Found: href=""https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/media/5ca75517e5274a0b11854da6/administrative_timetab

4. Dr Martin Scott and Dr Mary Myers
03/09/2019 - Inquiry: The Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Global media freedom - Foreign Affairs Committee
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Found: UK-led research into Global Media FreedomDr Martin Scott, Senior Lecturer in Media and International Development

5. Media/Communications on Peacebuilding/Social Cohesion/Changing Prevailing Narratives on Conflict
20/04/2020 - Department for International Development
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Found: contact helpdesk@k4d.info. Helpdesk Report Media/communications on peacebuilding/social cohesion/changing

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Media

1. Media Diversity
11/02/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: pleased to have secured this important debate. The media is a fundamental part of the way that we see and - Speech Link
2: disability, gender, age, colour, class and creed in the media and the paid rates for this diversity must equate - Speech Link
3: Sutton Trust elite voices continue to dominate our media, as they have since the 1950s. In fact, according - Speech Link

2. Social Media and Screen Use: Young People’s Health
07/02/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: statement on our report on the impact of social media and screen use on young people’s health. Before - Speech Link

3. Attacks on Journalists
14/05/2019 - Grand Committee

1: principles on freedom of expression and the role of the media in good governance. It was concerned that, despite - Speech Link

4. Press Freedom
08/06/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: with international partners on how best to support media freedom despite the challenges and restrictions - Speech Link
2: protection, including an end to impunity, and for the Media Freedom Coalition, which the UK Government helped - Speech Link
3: paying tribute to my noble friend’s work on the Media Freedom Coalition, I do not agree with the premise - Speech Link
4: UNESCO’s annual reporting. In 2019, 57 journalists and media workers were killed, and while this is a decline - Speech Link
5: all noble Lords that we raise the importance of media freedom in all our interactions with Egypt. I recall - Speech Link
6: the noble Baroness that we raise this issue of media freedom in bilateral conversations as well as through - Speech Link

5. Social Media and Health
30/04/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: like to update the House on yesterday's social media summit and the progress we have made on tackling - Speech Link

6. Social Media and Health
30/04/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: like to update the House on yesterday’s social media summit and the progress we have made to tackle online - Speech Link

7. Cairncross Review
06/02/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: subsequent false discrediting of the story on social media showed the financial value in misinformation. The - Speech Link
2: build a vibrant digital business behind a great media brand because, of course, journalism has changed - Speech Link
3: develop an online media literacy strategy and that the Government accept that social media and news aggregation - Speech Link
4: needs to be a thorough review and reform of the media competition and ownership regime that allows newspaper - Speech Link
5: board director of Twitter and adviser to a bunch of media start-ups, predominantly through Founders Factory - Speech Link

8. Lobby and Media Briefings: Journalists' Access
04/02/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: certain journalists from official civil servant media briefings at the direction of special advisers and - Speech Link
2: dealings with the press and to the principles of media freedom, and the events of yesterday were a good - Speech Link
3: Office and the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport. So will the Minister tell us who decided - Speech Link
4: whose leader and shadow Chancellor take money from media organisations, such as Press TV, which are owned - Speech Link
5: an MP trying to get themselves into the media than from media people trying to get themselves reported - Speech Link

9. Sub-Committee on Disinformation
04/04/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: publication of the 10th report of the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee, on the launch of the Sub-Committee - Speech Link
2: disinformation at citizens, largely using social media to influence what they see and their opinions about - Speech Link

10. Vaccine Misinformation Online
19/10/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: counter this growing movement and bring the social media giants to heel. The anti-vax movement is nothing - Speech Link
2: said. The CCDH’s study showed that anti-vax social media accounts have 58 million followers, and that number - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Media
1. Social Media: Codes of Practice
asked by: Louise Haigh
21/10/2019
... which social media companies have signed up to the Government code of conduct for social media platforms.

2. Social Media: Codes of Practice
asked by: Louise Haigh
08/10/2019
... which social media companies have signed up to the Government code of conduct for social media platforms.

3. Social Media: Children
asked by: Tom Watson
30/04/2018
... which online media platforms operating in the UK are designated as children’s media.

4. Social Media
asked by: Gill Furniss
25/01/2021
... what plans he has for social media reform.

5. Mass Media: Education
asked by: Joan Ryan
06/06/2019
... what steps he is taking to improve media literacy.

Latest Questions
17 Current APPG Members
Andy Carter Portrait
Andy Carter
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Warrington South
Joined: 24th February 2020
Baroness Bottomley of Nettlestone Portrait
Baroness Bottomley of Nettlestone
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 24th February 2020
1 APPG Membership
Social Science and Policy
Roger Gale Portrait
Roger Gale
Vice Chair
Conservative - North Thanet
Joined: 29th September 2015
Lord Foster of Bath Portrait
Lord Foster of Bath
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 23rd October 2019
2 APPG Memberships
Gambling Related Harm , Publishing
Lord Birt Portrait
Lord Birt
Vice Chair
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 23rd October 2019
Alun Cairns Portrait
Alun Cairns
Vice Chair
Conservative - Vale of Glamorgan
Joined: 24th February 2020
Mark Logan Portrait
Mark Logan
Vice Chair
Conservative - Bolton North East
Joined: 24th February 2020
Lord Taylor of Holbeach Portrait
Lord Taylor of Holbeach
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 7th August 2020
Christine Jardine Portrait
Christine Jardine
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Edinburgh West
Joined: 7th August 2020
Owen Thompson Portrait
Owen Thompson
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - Midlothian
Joined: 16th December 2020
Jamie Stone Portrait
Jamie Stone
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross
Joined: 16th December 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Andy Carter MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 0207 219 3000.

Email: andy.carter.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Chris Whitehouse, The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd, 225 The Metal Box Factory, Great Guildford Street, London SE1 0HS. Tel: 020 7463 0690

Email: chris.whitehouse@whitehouseconsulting.co.uk

Secretariat:

The Whitehouse Consultancy acts as the group's secretariat. https://www.whitehouseconsulting.co.uk/

Group's Website:

https://www.appgmedia.org/

Benefits in Kind
Date
28 Jan 2020
Source
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd
Description
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd is funded by the following for the group's annual reception: Arqiva, Camelot, Global, News Now, News UK, Screen Skills, UKTV, TikTok
Value
£12,001
Date
28 Jan 2020
Source
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd
Description
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd is funded by the following to act as the group's secretariat: Arqiva, Camelot, Global, News Now, News UK, Screen Skills, UKTV, TikTok   From : 28/01/2020 To : 27/01/2021
Value
£12,001
Date
28 Jan 2020
Source
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd
Description
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd is funded by the following for the group's annual reception: Arqiva, Camelot, Global, News Now, News UK, Screen Skills, UKTV, TikTok, BT
Value
£13,501
Date
28 Jan 2020
Source
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd
Description
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd is funded by the following to act as the group's secretariat: Arqiva, Camelot, Global, News Now, News UK, Screen Skills, UKTV, TikTok, BT   From : 28/01/2020 To : 27/01/2021
Value
£13,501
Date
28 Jan 2020
Source
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd
Description
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd is funded by the following for the group's annual reception: Arqiva, BT, Camelot, Global, News Now, News UK, Screen Skills, UKTV, and Viacom
Value
£15,001
Date
28 Jan 2020
Source
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd
Description
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd is funded by the following to act as the group's secretariat: Arqiva, BT, Camelot, Global, News Now, News UK, Screen Skills, UKTV, and Viacom   From : 28/01/2020 To : 27/01/2021
Value
£15,001
Date
18 Jul 2019
Source
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd
Description
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd is funded by the following for the group's annual reception: Arqiva, BT, Camelot, Discovery, Global, News Now, News UK, Screen Skills, UKTV, and Viacom
Value
£15,001
Date
18 Jul 2019
Source
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd
Description
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd is funded by the following to act as the group's secretariat: Arqiva, BT, Camelot, Discovery, Global, News Now, News UK, Screen Skills, UKTV, and Viacom   From : 18/07/2019 To : 17/07/2020
Value
£15,001
Date
18 Jul 2018
Source
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd
Description
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd is funded by the following to act as the group's secretariat: Alaraby (The New Arab), Arqiva, BritAsia TV, BT, Camelot, Discovery, Global, News UK, TimeWarner, UKTV, and Viacom.   From : 18/07/2018 To : 17/07/2019
Value
£15,001
Date
18 Jul 2018
Source
The Whitehouse Consultancy
Description
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd is funded by the following to pay for the group's annual reception: Alaraby (The New Arab), Arqiva, BritAsia TV, BT, Camelot, Discovery, Global, News UK, TimeWarner, UKTV, and Viacom.
Value
£15,001
Date
18 Jul 2017
Source
The Whitehouse Consultancy
Description
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd is funded by the following to pay for the group's annual reception: Arqiva, Asia TV, BT, Camelot, Discovery International, Global Group, News UK, The New Arab, TimeWarner, UKTV, Viacom, BritAsia TV
Value
£16,501
Date
18 Jul 2017
Source
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd
Description
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd is funded by the following to act as the group's secretariat: Arqiva, Asia TV, BT, Camelot, Discovery International, Global Group, News UK, The New Arab, TimeWarner, UKTV, Viacom, BritAsia TV   From : 18/08/2017 To : 17/08/2018
Value
£16,501
Date
18 Jul 2017
Source
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd
Description
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd is funded by the following to act as the group's secretariat: Alaraby (The New Arab), Arqiva, BritAsia TV, BT, Camelot, Discovery, Global, News UK, TimeWarner, UKTV, and Viacom.   From : 18/07/2017 To : 17/07/2018
Value
£15,001
Date
18 Jul 2017
Source
The Whitehouse Consultancy
Description
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd is funded by the following to pay for the group's annual reception: Alaraby (The New Arab), Arqiva, BritAsia TV, BT, Camelot, Discovery, Global, News UK, TimeWarner, UKTV, and Viacom.
Value
£15,001
Date
18 Jul 2017
Source
The Whitehouse Consultancy
Description
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd is funded by the following to pay for the group's annual reception: Arqiva, Asia TV, BT, Camelot, Discovery International, Global Group, News UK, The New Arab, TimeWarner, UKTV, Viacom
Value
£15,001
Date
18 Jul 2017
Source
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd
Description
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd is funded by the following to act as the group's secretariat: Arqiva, Asia TV, BT, Camelot, Discovery International, Global Group, News UK, The New Arab, TimeWarner, UKTV, Viacom   From : 18/08/2017 To : 17/08/2018
Value
£15,001
Date
30 Jun 2016
Source
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd
Description
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd is funded by BT, TimeWarner, Channel 4 TV, Telegraph Media Group, Arqiva, News UK, UKTV, Global Group, Camelot, Viacom Global Ltd and Asia TC to provide secretariat services to the group.   From : 30/06/2016 To : 29/06/2017
Value
£15,001
Date
30 Jun 2016
Source
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd
Description
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd is funded by BT, TimeWarner, Channel 4 TV, Telegraph Media Group, Arqiva, News UK, UKTV, Global Group, Camelot, Viacom Global Ltd and Asia TV to meet the costs of the group's annual reception
Value
£15,001
Date
30 Jun 2016
Source
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd
Description
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd is funded by BT, TimeWarner, Telegraph Media Group, Gobal Group, Arqiva, News UK, Discovery, Viacom, Asia TV, The New Arab, UKTV, and Camelot to meet the costs of the group's 2017 reception
Value
£16,501
Date
30 Jun 2016
Source
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd
Description
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd is funded by BT, TimeWarner, Telegraph Media Group, Gobal Group, Arqiva, News UK, Discovery, Viacom, Asia TV, The New Arab, UKTV, and Camelot to provide secretariat services to the group.   From : 30/06/2016 To : 29/06/2017
Value
£16,501
Date
30 Jun 2016
Source
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd
Description
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd is funded by BT, TimeWarner, Gobal Group, Arqiva, News UK, Discovery, Viacom, Asia TV, The New Arab, UKTV, and Camelot to meet the costs of the group's 2017 reception
Value
£15,001
Date
30 Jun 2016
Source
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd
Description
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd is funded by BT, TimeWarner, Gobal Group, Arqiva, News UK, Discovery, Viacom, Asia TV, The New Arab, UKTV, and Camelot to provide secretariat services to the group.   From : 30/06/2016 To : 29/06/2017
Value
£15,001
Date
2 May 2016
Source
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd
Description
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd is funded by BT, TimeWarner, Channel 4 TV, Telegraph Media Group, Arqiva, News UK, UKTV, Global Group, Camelot, Viacom Global Ltd and Asia TC to provide secretariat services to the group.   From : 01/01/2016 To : 31/12/2016
Value
£15,001
Date
2 May 2016
Source
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd
Description
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd is funded by BT, TimeWarner, Channel 4 TV, Telegraph Media Group, Arqiva, News UK, UKTV, Global Group, Camelot, Viacom Global Ltd and Asia TV to meet the costs of a reception to be held in July 2016.
Value
£15,001
Date
22 Mar 2016
Source
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd
Description
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd is funded by BT, TimeWarner, Channel 4 TV, Telegraph Media Group, Arqiva, News UK, UKTV, Global Group, Camelot and Viacom Global Ltd to meet the costs of a reception to be held in July 2016.
Value
£13,501
Date
22 Mar 2016
Source
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd
Description
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd is funded by BT, TimeWarner, Channel 4 TV, Telegraph Media Group, Arqiva, News UK, UKTV, Global Group, Camelot and Viacom Global Ltd to provide secretariat services to the group.   From : 01/01/2016 To : 31/12/2016
Value
£13,501
Date
1 Jan 2016
Source
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd
Description
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd is funded by BT, TimeWarner, Channel 4 TV, Telegraph Media Group, Arqiva, News UK, UKTV, Global Group and Camelot to meet the costs of a reception to be held in July 2016.
Value
£12,001
Date
1 Jan 2016
Source
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd
Description
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd is funded by BT, TimeWarner, Channel 4 TV, Telegraph Media Group, Arqiva, News UK, UKTV, Global Group and Camelot to provide secretariat services to the group.   From : 01/01/2016 To : 31/12/2016
Value
£12,001
Date
7 Jul 2015
Source
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd
Description
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd was funded by BT, TimeWarner, Channel 4 TV, Telegraph Media Group, Arqiva, News UK, UKTV, and Global Group to meet the costs of a reception held on 7 July 2015.
Value
£7,501
Date
1 Jan 2015
Source
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd
Description
The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd is funded by BT, TimeWarner, Channel 4 TV, Telegraph Media Group, Arqiva, News UK, UKTV, and Global Group to provide secretariat services to the group.   From : 01/01/2015 To : 31/12/2015
Value
£1,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Media APPG

Former APPG Members
Lord Gordon of Strathblane Portrait
Lord Gordon of Strathblane
Vice Chair
Labour - Deceased - 1 April 2020
Joined: 16th March 2016
Departed: 24th February 2020
No other APPG Memberships
Baroness Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury Portrait
Baroness Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 23rd October 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
Lord Vaizey of Didcot Portrait
Lord Vaizey of Didcot
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 23rd October 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
John Grogan Portrait
John Grogan
Honorary Secretary
Labour - Former Member for Keighley
Joined: 29th August 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
John Nicolson Portrait
John Nicolson
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - Ochil and South Perthshire
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
1 APPG Membership
Media Literacy
Lord Lipsey Portrait
Lord Lipsey
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 23rd December 2015
2 APPG Memberships
Betting and Gaming , Greyhound