Social Media APPG

First Registered: 19/06/2019 • Last updated on: 15/06/2022

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

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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5 Current APPG Officers
Luke Pollard Portrait
Luke Pollard
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour (Co-op) - Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport
Joined: 19th June 2019
Aaron Bell Portrait
Aaron Bell
Co-Chair
Conservative - Newcastle-under-Lyme
Joined: 24th February 2020
Lord Lipsey Portrait
Lord Lipsey
Secretary
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 15th June 2022
2 APPG Memberships
Greyhound , Racing and Bloodstock
Baroness Brady Portrait
Baroness Brady
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 2nd June 2021
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Luke Pollard MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 0207 219 2749.

Email: luke.pollard.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

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

Email: mike@iwf.org.uk

Secretariat:

UK Safer Internet Centre acts as the group's secretariat. https://www.saferinternet.org.uk/

Group's Website:

https://www.socialmediappg.org

Date
13 Jan 2022
Source
UK Safer Internet Centre
Description
Secretariat   From : 13/01/2022 To : 12/01/2023
Value
£7,501
Date
14 Sep 2021
Source
UK Safer Internet Centre
Description
Setting up new website for the group
Value
£4,501
Date
13 Jan 2021
Source
UK Safer Internet Centre
Description
Secretariat   From : 13/01/2021 To : 12/01/2022
Value
£3,001
Date
20 Mar 2019
Source
Royal Society for Public Health
Description
Secretariat   From : 20/03/2019 To : 19/03/2029
Value
£13,501

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

Former APPG Officers
Chris Elmore Portrait
Chris Elmore
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Ogmore
Joined: 19th June 2019
Departed: 4th May 2022
David Linden Portrait
David Linden
Treasurer
Scottish National Party - Glasgow East
Joined: 24th February 2020
Departed: 4th May 2022
Lisa Cameron Portrait
Lisa Cameron
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow
Joined: 24th February 2020
Departed: 4th May 2022
Damian Hinds Portrait
Damian Hinds
Vice Chair
Conservative - East Hampshire
Joined: 24th February 2020
Departed: 25th August 2021
1 APPG Membership
National Parks
Victoria Prentis Portrait
Victoria Prentis
Vice Chair
Conservative - Banbury
Joined: 19th June 2019
Departed: 21st April 2021
No other APPG Memberships
William Wragg Portrait
William Wragg
Secretary
Conservative - Hazel Grove
Joined: 19th June 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
Tracy Brabin Portrait
Tracy Brabin
Vice Chair
Labour (Co-op) - Former Member for Batley and Spen
Joined: 19th June 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Danielle Rowley Portrait
Danielle Rowley
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Midlothian
Joined: 19th June 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships