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All-Party Parliamentary Group on Deafness

The aim of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Deafness (APPG on Deafness) is to promote the interests of people who are deaf or have a hearing loss.

It is an informal group that is run by Members of the House of Commons and House of Lords. They meet to discuss current issues facing people who are deaf or have a hearing loss and decide what they can do to help.

Officers

Chair
Jim Fitzpatrick MP (Labour, Polar and Limehouse)

Vice Officers
Lilian Greenwood (Labour, Nottingham South)
Mike Penning (Conservative, Hemel Hempstead)
Lord Shipley (Liberal Dem)
Ian Mearns (Labour, Gateshead)
Stephen Lloyd (Liberal Dem, Eastbourne)
Tommy Sheppard (SNP, Edinburgh East)

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