Writers APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 22/07/2022

To represent the interests of all writers; to safeguard their intellectual property rights; and to ensure they receive a fair level of recognition and reward for their contribution to the economy and society as a whole.

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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APPG Supplied Content

APPGs can register with Parallel Parliament and submit files and articles to be placed here.

Parallel Parliament offers the facility for APPGs to submit written content and files, which are made available through this page.

Submitters can draft and edit publications, and either release them on demand, or schedule release for a future date.

Both text content and attached files submitted through this facility is indexed by our website, and made available through both the search function and relevant e-mail alerts. Any of our users registered for an alert which matches your content, will receive a link making them aware of its publication.

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12 Current APPG Officers
Pete Wishart Portrait
Pete Wishart
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - Perth and North Perthshire
Joined: 30th July 2015
4 APPG Memberships
Beer , Intellectual Property , Music , Ticket Abuse
Earl of Clancarty Portrait
Earl of Clancarty
Vice Chair
Crossbench - Excepted Hereditary
Joined: 10th March 2021
John Whittingdale Portrait
John Whittingdale
Vice Chair
Conservative - Maldon
Joined: 28th September 2017
Lord Dubs Portrait
Lord Dubs
Treasurer
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 28th September 2017
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Giles Watling MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA.

Email: giles.watling.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Barbara Hayes, Authors' Licensing and Collecting Society, 5th Floor, Shackleton House, 4 Battle Bridge Lane, London SE1 2HX. Tel: 020 7264 5700

Email: barbara.hayes@alcs.co.uk

Group's Website:

http://allpartywritersgroup.co.uk/

Date
11 Jun 2019
Source
Authors' Licensing and Collecting Society
Description
Event
Value
£3,001
Date
4 Dec 2018
Source
Authors' Licensing and Collecting Society
Description
Reception held on 04/12/2018
Value
£3,001
Date
4 Dec 2018
Source
Authors' Licensing and Collecting Society
Description
Reception
Value
£3,001
Date
17 Jul 2018
Source
Authors' Licensing and Collecting Society
Description
Secretariat   From : 17/07/2018 To : 16/07/2019
Value
£3,001
Date
27 Jun 2018
Source
Authors' Licensing and Collecting Society
Description
Reception held on 27/06/2018
Value
£3,001
Date
27 Jun 2018
Source
Authors Licensing and Collecting Society
Description
Reception held on 27/06/2018
Value
£3,001
Date
24 May 2016
Source
Authors' Licensing & Collecting Society
Description
Reception
Value
£4,501
Date
1 Jan 2016
Source
Authors' Licensing & Collecting Society
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/01/2016 To : 31/12/2016
Value
£1,501
Date
10 Jun 2015
Source
Authors' Licensing & Collecting Society
Description
Secretariat   From : 10/06/2015 To : 31/12/2015
Value
£1,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Writers APPG

Former APPG Officers
Lord Dobbs Portrait
Lord Dobbs
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Jim Dowd Portrait
Jim Dowd
Treasurer
Labour - Former Member for Lewisham West and Penge
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships