Zoos and Aquariums APPG

First Registered: 13/11/2015 • Last updated on: 15/06/2022

To raise awareness of the conservation, education, research and animal welfare work of British zoos and aquariums, highlighting best practice and promoting the international reputation of zoos and aquariums; and to facilitate relevant conversations around the issues faced by this profession.

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16 Current APPG Officers
Lord Paul Portrait
Lord Paul
President
Non-affiliated - Life peer
Joined: 31st July 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Charles Walker Portrait
Charles Walker
Vice Chair
Conservative - Broxbourne
Joined: 23rd October 2019
4 APPG Memberships
Allergy , Angling , Chalk Streams , Taxis
Bill Wiggin Portrait
Bill Wiggin
Vice Chair
Conservative - North Herefordshire
Joined: 9th February 2022
2 APPG Memberships
Listed Properties , Motorcycling
Daniel Kawczynski Portrait
Daniel Kawczynski
Vice Chair
Conservative - Shrewsbury and Atcham
Joined: 31st July 2019
Gavin Robinson Portrait
Gavin Robinson
Vice Chair
Democratic Unionist Party - Belfast East
Joined: 24th February 2020
Marco Longhi Portrait
Marco Longhi
Vice Chair
Conservative - Dudley North
Joined: 2nd June 2021
David Jones Portrait
David Jones
Vice Chair
Conservative - Clwyd West
Joined: 2nd June 2021
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Andrew Rosindell MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 8475.

Email: andrew.rosindell.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Dr Jo Judge, British Irish Association of Zoos and Aquariums, Regent's Park, London NW1 4RY. Tel: 0207 449 6367

Email: director@biaza.org.uk

Date
12 Jul 2016
Source
Biaza
Description
Secretariat   From : 12/07/2016 To : 11/07/2017
Value
£1,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Zoos and Aquariums APPG

Former APPG Officers
Bill Wiggin Portrait
Bill Wiggin
Vice Chair
Conservative - North Herefordshire
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 29th December 2021
2 APPG Memberships
Listed Properties , Motorcycling
David Amess Portrait
David Amess
Vice Chair
Conservative - Former Member for Southend West
Joined: 13th November 2015
Departed: 6th October 2021
No other APPG Memberships
Virginia Crosbie Portrait
Virginia Crosbie
Vice Chair
Conservative - Ynys Môn
Joined: 24th February 2020
Departed: 21st April 2021
None Portrait
Lord Steel of Aikwood
Vice Chair
Joined: 24th February 2020
Departed: 21st April 2021
Lord Dodds of Duncairn Portrait
Lord Dodds of Duncairn
Vice Chair
Democratic Unionist Party - Life peer
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
1 APPG Membership
War Heritage
Charles Walker Portrait
Charles Walker
Vice-Chair
Conservative - Broxbourne
Joined: 13th November 2015
Departed: 11th September 2019
4 APPG Memberships
Allergy , Angling , Chalk Streams , Taxis
Simon Hart Portrait
Simon Hart
Treasurer
Conservative - Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire
Joined: 13th November 2015
Departed: 31st July 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Paula Sherriff Portrait
Paula Sherriff
Vice-Chair
Labour - Former Member for Dewsbury
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 29th August 2018
No other APPG Memberships
Will Quince Portrait
Will Quince
Vice Chair
Conservative - Colchester
Joined: 21st July 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Hoyle Portrait
Lord Hoyle
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 13th November 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
1 APPG Membership
Gibraltar
Lord Dodds of Duncairn Portrait
Lord Dodds of Duncairn
Vice Chair
Democratic Unionist Party - Life peer
Joined: 13th November 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
1 APPG Membership
War Heritage
None Portrait
Lord Redesdale
Vice Chair
Joined: 13th November 2015
Departed: 3rd June 2016