Baroness Lister of Burtersett

Baroness Lister of Burtersett's full title is The Baroness Lister of Burtersett CBE. Her name is Ruth Margot Aline Lister, 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.

Carers
The group will bring together parliamentarians and policy and practice experts, to promote awareness, to share knowledge, and to better understand of the needs of unpaid carers. It will work to improve legislation for carers and provide a forum for parliamentarians and stakeholders to discuss solutions to improve carers’ lives.
Officer
Compassionate Politics
To put compassion, inclusion and cooperation at the heart of politics.
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.
Officer
Food Banks
To bring together parliamentarians from all parties with an interest in and commitment to ending the need for food banks; discussing the solutions that are needed; making recommendations to the relevant government departments that are key to ending the need for food banks.
Officer
Immigration Detention
To raise awareness in parliament about immigration detention in the UK and its impacts; to connect parliamentarians with relevant research, organisations and experts, including people with lived experience of detention; and to advocate for evidence-based policy reforms and the welfare of detainees.
Officer
Migration
To support the emergence of mainstream, progressive policy debate on migration in the UK parliament.
Vice Chair
Mindfulness
To review research evidence, current best practice, extent and success of implementation, and potential developments in the application of mindfulness within a range of policy areas, and to develop policy recommendations for government based on these findings.
Vice Chair
No Recourse to Public Funds
To draw attention to the challenges faced by destitute migrants who have no recourse to public funds, with a particular focus on families and vulnerable adults, and to contribute to the development of policy and legislation in this area.
Vice Chair
Poverty
To provide awareness of the impact of poverty, its causes and consequences, and to encourage the spread of good practice to alleviate and eliminate it.
Co-Chair
Refugees
To provide a forum for the discussion of issues relating to refugees, both in the UK and abroad, and to promote the welfare of refugees.
Officer
Rule of Law
To promote parliamentary and public discussion of the rule of law as a practical concept and to mainstream the importance of the rule of law in Parliament.
Vice Chair
Tennis
To promote the sport of tennis, and to enable MPs and peers to play tennis matches together and compete with outside tennis teams.
Vice Chair
Universal Credit
To monitor Universal Credit as it is rolled out; to share best practice in supporting constituents; and to make recommendations to government to improve policy.
Officer