Social Media APPG

First Registered: 19/06/2019 • Last updated on: 10/03/2021

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To drive policy change that mitigates the negatives and maximises the positives of social media for young people.

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Recent Documents related to Social Media

1. SIA social media policy
02/03/2021 - Security Industry Authority (SIA)
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Found: paper SIA social media policy This page details our social media policy. From:

2. Images for T Levels print and social media content
19/01/2021 - Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA)
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Found: T Levels print and social media content Use our T Level logos, social media images and high resolution

3. Social Media Acceptable Use Policy
10/07/2019 - Student Loans Company (SLC)
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Found: OFFICIAL Social Media Acceptable Use Policy OFFICIAL Business Area: Product

4. Smart Tips for Category 1 Responders using Social Media in Emergency Management
10/03/2021 - Cabinet Office
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5. Using the apprenticeship brand
06/01/2020 - Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA)
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Found: Plan aheadSchedule social media posts ahead of the event to build momentum. Give attendees details of

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Social Media

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

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

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

1: this summit to bring together the principal social media companies, including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter - Speech Link

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

1: Secretary of State for the Department of Health and Social Care, Matt Hancock. The Statement is as follows:“Mr - Speech Link

4. Social Media: Offensive Material
23/03/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: Bill will achieve? Presumably, it will force social media companies to take down the racist and sexist - Speech Link
2: the duty of care that we will be imposing on social media companies, with clear systems of user redress - Speech Link
3: post racist and offensive material and by some social media sites that craft algorithms to curate, propagate - Speech Link

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

1: is being spread online and we know that the social media giants are systematically failing to act. - Speech Link
2: counter this growing movement and bring the social media giants to heel. The anti-vax movement is nothing - Speech Link
3: said. The CCDH’s study showed that anti-vax social media accounts have 58 million followers, and that - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Social Media
1. Social Media
asked by: Matthew Offord
... what steps she is taking to ensure the accuracy of content loader information on social media.

2. Social Media
asked by: Gill Furniss
... what plans he has for social media reform.

3. Social Media
asked by: Chi Onwurah
... Facebook and similar sites and linking those ratings to parental filters.

4. Social Media
asked by: Lord Taylor of Warwick
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have had with owners of social media platforms about the support they provide to workers who moderate content.

5. Social Media
asked by: Owen Thompson
... and (c) politically motivated polarisation to UK public life (i) in general and (ii) in the context of the upcoming May elections.

Latest Questions
9 Current APPG Officers
Chris Elmore Portrait
Chris Elmore
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Ogmore
Joined: 19th June 2019
Aaron Bell Portrait
Aaron Bell
Conservative - Newcastle-under-Lyme
Joined: 24th February 2020
David Linden Portrait
David Linden
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - Glasgow East
Joined: 24th February 2020
Victoria Prentis Portrait
Victoria Prentis
Vice Chair
Conservative - Banbury
Joined: 19th June 2019
1 APPG Membership
Child and Youth Crime
Luke Pollard Portrait
Luke Pollard
Vice Chair
Labour (Co-op) - Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport
Joined: 19th June 2019
Damian Hinds Portrait
Damian Hinds
Vice Chair
Conservative - East Hampshire
Joined: 24th February 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Chris Elmore MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 0207 219 3000.


Public Enquiry Point:

Michael Tunks, UK Safer Internet, c/o Internet Watch Foundation, Discovery House, Vision Park, Histon, Cambridgeshire CB24 9ZR. Tel: 01223 203 030


Group's Website:

Benefits in Kind
20 Mar 2019
Royal Society for Public Health
Secretariat   From : 20/03/2019 To : 19/03/2029

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Social Media APPG

Former APPG Officers
William Wragg Portrait
William Wragg
Conservative - Hazel Grove
Joined: 19th June 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
Tracy Brabin Portrait
Tracy Brabin
Vice Chair
Labour (Co-op) - Batley and Spen
Joined: 19th June 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
Danielle Rowley Portrait
Danielle Rowley
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Midlothian
Joined: 19th June 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships