Please note that while the House is dissolved, there are no Members of Parliament and APPJAG has no status as an All-Party Parliamentary Group. These webpages will not therefore  be updated until after the Election on 8 June.

The All Party Parliamentary Jazz Appreciation Group (APPJAG) currently has over 80 members from the House of Commons and House of Lords across all political parties. Their aim is to encourage wider and deeper enjoyment of jazz, to increase Parliamentarians’ understanding of the jazz industry and issues surrounding it, to promote jazz as a musical form and to raise its profile inside and outside Parliament. The Group’s officers as at the 12th December 2016 are Co-Chairs Kelvin Hopkins MP and Lord Colwyn, Secretary, Baroness Coussins, Vice Chairs Jason McCartney  MP and Mark Pritchard MP, the Treasurer is David Morris MP. Officers are: Lord Crathorne, John Mann MP and Alison Thewliss. The Secretariat team is Chris Hodgkins and Sarah Pellew. The contact address is: appjag1@gmail.com

For further details of the Group including recent minutes and please see: Register Of All-Party Parliamentary Groups as at 24 November 2016

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