Lord Aberdare

Lord Aberdare's full title is The Lord Aberdare. His name is Alastair John Lyndhurst Bruce, and he 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.

Apprenticeships
To provide a forum for parliamentarians and employers to discuss how to promote the role of high quality apprenticeships.
Officer
Archives and History
The promotion and understanding of matters related to archives and history.
Vice Chair
Corporate Responsibility
To promote debate and understanding of corporate responsibility.
Co-Chair
Defibrillators
To provide a forum for parliamentary discussion on the issues surrounding sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) and defibrillators, whilst providing evidence-based solutions to improve the survival rate of SCA.
Vice Chair
Digital Skills
To provide a forum for parliamentarians, educators and employers to promote the importance of digital skills and to encourage a greater understanding of digital skills for personal, educational and career development.
Officer
Hospitality, Events and Major Food and Drink Businesses in Wales
To inform members of the innovations, markets, trading and other economic activity of the sectors involved; to help raise awareness of the economic value of the sectors to Wales and to offer support, where possible, to the businesses and their employees to help the promotion of job retention, future growth and sustainability.
Vice Chair
Minimally Invasive Cancer Therapies
To drive awareness of minimally invasive cancer therapies and to ensure that eligible patients across the UK can have timely access.
Officer
Opera
To provide a focal point for MPs and Peers with an interest in opera; to further the appreciation of opera; and to provide a link between this art form and Parliament.
Vice Chair
Performing Arts Education and Training
To support parliamentarians in discussions relating to: appropriate training, education, assessment and professional practices across the performing arts, particularly drama, dance and musical theatre; practitioners continuing professional development within the creative and cultural industries; wider benefits of engagement with the performing arts for students, practitioners and audiences.
Vice Chair
Slovenia
To strengthen ties between the UK and Slovenia and celebrate our cultural and political heritage.
Vice Chair
T Levels
To increase cross-party parliamentarian awareness and understanding of T Levels; to spread awareness and understanding of T Levels more broadly; and to provide a forum for discussion of the public policy issues around T Levels, involving all the key groups, including employers, young people, the education sector and parliamentarians.
Officer
Youth Affairs
To raise the profile of issues which affect and concern young people; to encourage dialogue between parliamentarians, young people and youth services; and to encourage a co-ordinated and coherent approach to policy making on youth affairs.
Vice Chair
Youth Employment
To promote youth employment in all its forms and the role of young people within the economy; to ensure that young people's voices are heard; to highlight the need for quality opportunities; and to share best practice.
Officer