Performers' Alliance APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 17/11/2021

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To work alongside the unions of the Performers' Alliance - Equity, the Musicians' Union and the Writers' Guild of Great Britain - to raise issues affecting performers and writers across the arts community and to provide a forum for issues relating to arts and culture policy.

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Recent Documents related to Performers' Alliance

1. Performers' Alliance
30/07/2015 - APPGs

Found: To work alongside the unions of the Performers' Alliance - Equity, the Musicians' Union and the Writers'

2. National Health Service (Performers Lists) (England) (Coronavirus) (Amendment) Regulations 2020
08/04/2020 - Secondary Legislation

Found: Service, EnglandThe National Health Service (Performers Lists) (England) (Coronavirus) (Amendment) Regulations

3. National Health Service (Performers Lists, Coronavirus) (England) Amendment Regulations 2021
13/01/2021 - Secondary Legislation

Found: Service, EnglandThe National Health Service (Performers Lists, Coronavirus) (England) Amendment Regulations

4. Bill 19-EN 2021-22
24/11/2021 - Bill Documents

Found: in relation to the rights of songwriters and performers, in addition to proposals made by the UK Musicians

5. WIPO Beijing Treaty on audio-visual performances adoption
14/07/2020 - Early Day Motions

Found: extend the economic and moral rights of actors and performers in audio-visual performances including films

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Recent Speeches related to Performers' Alliance

1. Grassroots Arts and Culture: Luton
22/09/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: back better. Research by the Cultural Learning Alliance shows that participation in structured arts activities - Speech Link
2: age groups and backgrounds not only among the performers, but in the audience. It was a really inspiring - Speech Link

2. Skills for Theatre (Communications Committee Report)
16/05/2018 - Grand Committee

1: The National Theatre has a target of 25% of performers from black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds - Speech Link
2: talented young people to succeed as artists, performers and writers. It is about equipping all young - Speech Link
3: including the directors, who create the work with the performers, but also the stage managers, who run the shows - Speech Link

3. Leaving the EU: UK Tourism
12/10/2016 - Westminster Hall

1: from the PerformersAlliance—I declare an interest as a member of the PerformersAlliance all-party - Speech Link
2: sector and Government.Through the Tourism Alliance we have a long and thorough list of issues affecting - Speech Link

4. Artist Visas
04/09/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: by the festivals. Of course, that is only the performers. Many tens of thousands of international visitors - Speech Link

5. Leaving the EU: Tourism and the Creative Industries
17/04/2018 - Westminster Hall

1: of music, theatre, arts, books, comedy, street performers and now politics, but even it will not be immune - Speech Link
2: representing our musicians, hotels, venues and performers are campaigning hard for protection against the - Speech Link
3: Access to talent must be protected, touring performers must have a single EU-wide work permit, and mutual - Speech Link

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Recent Questions related to Performers' Alliance
1. LGB Alliance
asked by: John Nicolson
18/05/2021
... whether his Department has plans to assess whether the Charity Commission appropriately complied with the Public Sector Equality Duty in giving the LGB Alliance charitable status.

2. Alliance Party
asked by: Ruth Jones
25/10/2019
... when he last met the leadership of the Alliance Party of Northern Ireland.

3. Green Alliance
asked by: Madeleine Moon
03/04/2019
... whether he has taken steps to support the Green Alliance’s Community Energy Manifesto; and if he will make a statement.

4. Alliance Party
asked by: Peter Grant
28/01/2019
... on how many occasions she has held meetings with representatives of the Alliance Party of Northern Ireland to discuss the Northern Ireland Backstop in 2019; and when she plans to next hold a meeting with that party on that matter.

5. Relationships Alliance
asked by: Andrew Selous
12/07/2018
... if her Department will take steps to ensure that charities in the Relationships Alliance will be allocated funding from the public purse for existing relationship support contracts until funding allocations have been made under the Reducing Parental Conflict programme.

Latest Questions
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11 Current APPG Officers
Claire Hanna Portrait
Claire Hanna
Chair & Registered Contact
Social Democratic & Labour Party - Belfast South
Joined: 2nd June 2021
2 APPG Memberships
Green New Deal , HIV and AIDS
Damian Collins Portrait
Damian Collins
Officer
Conservative - Folkestone and Hythe
Joined: 30th July 2015
Giles Watling Portrait
Giles Watling
Officer
Conservative - Clacton
Joined: 24th February 2020
David Warburton Portrait
David Warburton
Officer
Conservative - Somerton and Frome
Joined: 21st November 2018
Ian Murray Portrait
Ian Murray
Officer
Labour - Edinburgh South
Joined: 24th February 2020
Baroness McIntosh of Hudnall Portrait
Baroness McIntosh of Hudnall
Officer
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 28th September 2017
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Claire Hanna MP, 1 Rushfield Avenue, Belfast, BT7 3FP. Tel: 028 9099 6066.

Public Enquiry Point:

Holly Higgins, Performers' Alliance, c/o the Musicians' Union, 60-62 Clapham Road, London SW9 OJJ. Tel: 07746 537 918

Email: performersallianceappg@outlook.com

Secretariat:

Performers' Alliance acts as the group's secretariat.

Benefits in Kind
Date
13 Jan 2021
Source
Performers' Alliance
Description
Performers' Alliance is funded by Equity, Musicians' Union, and Writers' Guild of Great Britain to act as the group's secretariat.   From : 13/01/2021 To : 12/01/2022
Value
£13,501
Date
13 Jan 2020
Source
Performers' Alliance
Description
Performers' Alliance is funded by Equity, Musicians' Union, and Writers' Guild of Great Britain to act as the group's secretariat.   From : 13/01/2020 To : 12/01/2021
Value
£13,501
Date
5 Jul 2018
Source
Performers' Alliance
Description
Secretariat   From : 05/07/2018 To : 04/07/2019
Value
£12,001
Date
6 Dec 2017
Source
Performers' Alliance
Description
Christmas party held on 6 December 2017
Value
£3,001
Date
5 Jul 2017
Source
Performers' Alliance
Description
Secretariat   From : 05/07/2017 To : 04/07/2018
Value
£12,001
Date
13 Dec 2016
Source
The Peformers Alliance
Description
Christmas party
Value
£6,001
Date
1 Jan 2016
Source
The Performer's Alliance
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/01/2016 To : 31/12/2016
Value
£12,001
Date
1 Jan 2015
Source
Performers' Alliance
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/01/2015 To : 31/12/2015
Value
£12,001

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Performers' Alliance APPG

Former APPG Officers
Alison McGovern Portrait
Alison McGovern
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Wirral South
Joined: 16th March 2016
Departed: 21st April 2021
Thangam Debbonaire Portrait
Thangam Debbonaire
Officer
Labour - Bristol West
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 21st April 2021
4 APPG Memberships
Autism , Eritrea , Friends of Syria , Parkrun
Pete Wishart Portrait
Pete Wishart
Officer
Scottish National Party - Perth and North Perthshire
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 21st April 2021
5 APPG Memberships
Beer , Intellectual Property , Music , Ticket Abuse , Writers
Earl of Clancarty Portrait
Earl of Clancarty
Officer
Crossbench - Excepted Hereditary
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 21st April 2021
Tracy Brabin Portrait
Tracy Brabin
Co-Chair
Labour (Co-op) - Former Member for Batley and Spen
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Vaizey of Didcot Portrait
Lord Vaizey of Didcot
Vice-Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 24th November 2016
Departed: 5th November 2019
Mike Gapes Portrait
Mike Gapes
Vice Chair
The Independent Group for Change - Former Member for Ilford South
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 12th October 2016
No other APPG Memberships
Cat Smith Portrait
Cat Smith
Vice Chair
Labour - Lancaster and Fleetwood
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 12th October 2016