Baroness Thornton

Baroness Thornton's full title is The Baroness Thornton. Her name is Dorothea Glenys Thornton, and she is a current member of the House of Lords.

APPG officer roles

All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPGs) are informal cross-party groups that have no official status within Parliament. They are run by and for Members of the Commons and Lords, though many choose to involve individuals and organisations from outside Parliament in their administration and activities.

Officer Roles are drawn from the latest edition of the Register of APPGs. To see the latest edition of the register, go to Published Register of APPGs.

Curry Industry
To promote and support the sustainability of the curry industry in the UK.
To draw attention to the discrimination against Dalits (the former untouchables) wherever it occurs and support attempts to eliminate it.
Vice Chair
Dentistry and Oral Health
To act as a forum for dental and oral health issues in parliament, and to work to raise the profile of dentistry, highlighting the views of both patients and the profession.
Vice Chair
Domestic Violence and Abuse
To work towards the elimination of domestic violence and abuse, to highlight issues arising for survivors and specialist support services, and to contribute to the development of policy and legislation in this area.
To raise awareness of the human rights abuses that are taking place in Eritrea; to examine and debate how the human rights situation in the country might be improved; and to raise matters of concern with, and make representations to, government and other policy makers.
Vice Chair
Get Refusal
To raise awareness and promote the needs of women trapped in Jewish religious marriage and to promote their interests. The group will seek to encourage the exchange of knowledge and understanding between Parliament and all relevant stakeholders and promote policies to address these needs.
Vice Chair
Respiratory Health
To raise awareness of the importance of respiratory health and to promote effective policy for improving treatments and outcomes for respiratory illnesses.
Vice Chair
Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia
To reduce the inequalities faced by sickle cell and thalassaemia patients in the UK. To improve standards of care and address other critical issues, as recommended by the key stakeholders.
Social Enterprise
To showcase social enterprises and discuss issues important to the social enterprise sector.
Honorary Secretary