Microplastics APPG

First Registered: 04/11/2020 • Last updated on: 04/05/2022

To raise awareness of the effect microplastics have on the environment. The group will also work cross-party with stakeholders to discuss potential policy solutions.

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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9 Current APPG Officers
Alberto Costa Portrait
Alberto Costa
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - South Leicestershire
Joined: 4th November 2020
Valerie Vaz Portrait
Valerie Vaz
Vice Chair
Labour - Walsall South
Joined: 29th December 2021
Alicia Kearns Portrait
Alicia Kearns
Treasurer
Conservative - Rutland and Melton
Joined: 29th December 2021
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Alberto Costa MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 4936.

Email: alberto.costa.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Fiona Thomas, National Federation of Women's Institutes, 104 New King's Road, London SW6 4LY. Tel: 020 7371 9300

Email: f.thomas@nfwi.org.uk

Secretariat:

National Federation of Women's Institutes, acts as the group's secretariat. https://www.thewi.org.uk/

Group's Website:

https://www.thewi.org.uk/campaigns/key-and-current-campaigns/end-plastic-soup/all-party-parliamentary-group-on-microplastics

Date
21 Sep 2021
Source
National Federation of Women’s Institutes
Description
Cost of producing and launching a report
Value
£1,501
Date
14 Sep 2021
Source
National Federation of Women's Institutes
Description
Secretariat   From : 14/09/2021 To : 13/09/2022
Value
£1,501
Date
14 Sep 2020
Source
National Federation of Women's Institutes
Description
Secretariat   From : 14/09/2020 To : 13/09/2021
Value
£1,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Microplastics APPG

Former APPG Officers
Lord Brennan Portrait
Lord Brennan
Vice Chair
Non-affiliated - Life peer
Joined: 4th November 2020
Departed: 17th November 2021
3 APPG Memberships
Mexico , Spain , Thailand
Anne-Marie Trevelyan Portrait
Anne-Marie Trevelyan
Secretary
Conservative - Berwick-upon-Tweed
Joined: 4th November 2020
Departed: 17th November 2021
1 APPG Membership
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