Science and Technology in Agriculture APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 15/06/2022

To provide a forum for parliamentarians and stakeholders to debate and highlight the value of science and technology in agriculture.

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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6 Current APPG Officers
Baroness Jones of Whitchurch Portrait
Baroness Jones of Whitchurch
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 27th March 2019
2 APPG Memberships
National Parks , Sustainable Resource
Earl of Lindsay Portrait
Earl of Lindsay
Vice Chair
Conservative - Excepted Hereditary
Joined: 28th September 2017
2 APPG Memberships
Blockchain , Fair Business Banking
Lord Trees Portrait
Lord Trees
Vice Chair
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 15th June 2022
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Julian Sturdy MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 7199.

Email: julian.sturdy.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Daniel Pearsall, Front Foot Communications Ltd, The Old Dairy, Fellnaw Farm, Ringford, Castle Douglas DG7 2AP. Tel: 01557 820 504

Email: daniel.pearsall@frontfoot.uk.com

Secretariat:

Front Foot Communications Ltd acts as the group's secretariat. http://www.frontfoot.uk.com/

Group's Website:

http://www.appg-agscience.org.uk/

Date
11 Feb 2022
Source
Front Foot Communications Ltd
Description
Front Foot Communications is paid by the following to act as the group's secretariat: Agricultural Biotechnology Council, Agricultural Industries Confederation, British Society of Plant Breeders, CropLife UK, Maltsters Association of Great Britain, National Association of British & Irish Millers, National Farmers Union, and NIAB   From : 11/02/2022 To : 10/02/2023
Value
£19,501
Date
11 Feb 2021
Source
Front Foot Communications Ltd
Description
Front Foot Communications is paid by the following to act as the group's secretariat: Agricultural Biotechnology Council, Agricultural Industries Confederation, British Society of Plant Breeders, Crop Protection Association, Maltsters Association of Great Britain, National Association of British & Irish Millers, National Farmers Union, and NIAB   From : 11/02/2021 To : 10/02/2022
Value
£16,501
Date
11 Feb 2020
Source
Front Foot Communications Ltd
Description
Front Foot Communications is paid by the following to act as the group's secretariat: Agricultural Biotechnology Council; Agricultural Industries Confederation; British Society of Plant Breeders; Crop Protection Association; Maltsters Association of Great Britain; National Association of British & Irish Millers; National Farmers Union; NIAB   From : 11/02/2020 To : 10/02/2021
Value
£16,501
Date
11 Jul 2018
Source
Front Foot Communications Ltd
Description
Secretariat   From : 11/07/2018 To : 10/07/2019
Value
£16,501
Date
11 Jul 2017
Source
Front Foot Communications Ltd
Description
Secretariat   From : 11/07/2017 To : 10/07/2018
Value
£16,501
Date
6 Jul 2016
Source
Front Foot Communications Ltd
Description
Front Foot Communications Ltd is paid by the following clients to act as the APPG's secretariat: National Farmers Union, National Institute of Agricultural Botany, FERA, British Society of Plant Breeders, British Growers Association, Agricultural Biotechnology Council, Crop Protecion Association, Agricultural Industries Confederation   From : 06/07/2016 To : 05/07/2017
Value
£16,501
Date
1 Jan 2015
Source
Front Foot Communications Ltd
Description
Front Foot Communications Ltd is paid by the following clients to act as the APPG's secretariat: National Farmers Union, National Institute of Agricultural Botany, FERA, British Society of Plant Breeders, British Growers Association, Agricultural Biotechnology Council, Crop Protecion Association, Agricultural Industries Confederation   From : 01/01/2015 To : 31/12/2015
Value
£15,001

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Science and Technology in Agriculture APPG

Former APPG Officers
Lord Haskins Portrait
Lord Haskins
Vice Chair
Crossbench - Retired on 1 December 2020
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 4th November 2020
No other APPG Memberships
Angela Smith Portrait
Angela Smith
Vice-Chair
Liberal Democrat - Former Member for Penistone and Stocksbridge
Joined: 3rd June 2016
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Earl of Selborne Portrait
Earl of Selborne
Vice-Chair
Non-affiliated - Retired on 26 March 2020
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Earl of Selborne Portrait
Earl of Selborne
Vice Chair
Non-affiliated - Retired on 26 March 2020
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
None Portrait
Earl of Lindsay
Vice Chair
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
Mark Spencer Portrait
Mark Spencer
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Sherwood
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 21st July 2016
No other APPG Memberships
Huw Irranca-Davies Portrait
Huw Irranca-Davies
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Ogmore
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 16th March 2016
No other APPG Memberships