Photonics APPG

First Registered: 06/01/2017 • Last updated on: 05/11/2019

Note: This APPG was last registered on 5th Nov 2019. The APPG was not registered in the latest release of 6th Oct 2021 and may be defunct.

To raise awareness of the photonics industry and recognise the impact it makes on the UK economy and its potential for future economic growth.

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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Recent Documents related to Photonics

1. Robotics to withstand extreme conditions: apply for funding
19/02/2019 - Innovate UK
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Found: businesses to develop electronics, sensors and photonics for robotics and AI systems in extreme environments

2. Photonics and Quantum
24/02/2020 - APPGs

Found: To raise awareness of the photonics industry and recognise the impact it makes on the UK economy and

3. Innovate UK funding competition winners 2019
14/10/2019 - Innovate UK
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Found: Results of Competition: Electronics, Sensors and Photonics for Robotics in Extreme EnvironmentsTotal available

4. MP_Expenses object (579495)
21/05/2018 - MP Expenses

Found: Late night taxi after engagement with Photonics group
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Within Constituency Travel

5. Electech sector: a roadmap for the UK
11/09/2019 - Innovate UK
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Found: systems Sensing systems Large area electronics Photonics Devices Systems

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Recent Speeches related to Photonics

1. Photonics Industry
25/01/2017 - Westminster Hall

1: move,That this House has considered the photonics industry.It is a pleasure to serve under - Speech Link
2: my constituency, is a centre for the study of photonics and quantum science. I have been very privileged - Speech Link

2. Oral Answers to Questions
21/01/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: Group to support the success of the UK photonics industry. The Government have invested £81 million in the - Speech Link
2: detailed some of the great expertise that exists in photonics and quantum across the UK, and particularly across - Speech Link
3: her work as the chair of the all-party group on photonics. She is absolutely right: the central belt across - Speech Link

3. Oral Answers to Questions
29/09/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: The Minister will be aware of the value of the photonics industry to the UK economy. My constituency is - Speech Link
2: important contribution made to the UK economy by the photonics industry and its underpinning role in growing - Speech Link

4. Oral Answers to Questions
23/11/2017 - Commons Chamber

1: trade adviser engages with businesses in the photonics sector and with the Torbay Development Agency - Speech Link

5. Oral Answers to Questions
08/01/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: £3 million investment in the Electronics and Photonics Innovation Centre at the White Rock business park - Speech Link
2: open later this year, helping to boost our vital photonics industry. What further support can his Department - Speech Link

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Recent Questions related to Photonics
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Former APPG Members
Ged Killen Portrait
Ged Killen
Deputy Vice Chair
Labour (Co-op) - Former Member for Rutherglen and Hamilton West
Joined: 19th June 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Stephen Pound Portrait
Stephen Pound
Labour - Former Member for Ealing North
Joined: 6th January 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Mims Davies Portrait
Mims Davies
Vice Chair
Conservative - Mid Sussex
Joined: 6th January 2017
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Benefits in Kind
4 Jul 2018
SPIE Europe Ltd
Secretariat   From : 04/07/2018 To : 03/07/2019
4 Jul 2017
SPIE Europe Ltd
Secretariat   From : 04/07/2017 To : 03/07/2018

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Photonics APPG