Lord Purvis of Tweed

Lord Purvis of Tweed's full title is The Lord Purvis of Tweed. His name is Jeremy Purvis, 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.

Australia and New Zealand
To encourage political interest in Australia and New Zealand; to meet with ANZAC politicians who are visiting the UK; to meet with the High Commissioners of Australia and New Zealand; and to discuss Australian, New Zealand and UK Politics.
Vice Chair
Canada
To encourage political interest in Canada; to meet with politicians from Canada who are visiting the UK; to meet with the Canadian High Commissioner; and to discuss Canadian and UK politics.
Vice Chair
Devolution
To provide a cross-party parliamentary space for an open discussion on the need for a UK-wide devolution settlement.
Vice Chair
Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery
To raise awareness of the scale and effects of human trafficking into the UK and EU; to seek solutions to reduce supply and demand and to improve welfare provisions for victims.
Officer
Malawi
To promote understanding and awareness among parliamentarians; support positive relations between our countries; and provide a forum for discussion on relevant issues affecting politics, society, culture and the economy in Malawi.
Vice Chair
Nutrition for Development
To support and challenge the UK government to maintain their leadership on global nutrition and to make a significant pledge at the Nutrition for Growth summit in Tokyo 2020.
Vice Chair
South Africa
To foster mutually beneficial relationships between the UK and the Republic of South Africa, in particular between the two parliaments, civil society, business and commerce, and arts and culture.
Vice Chair
Trade Justice
The APPG will explore how trade has a real-life impact, including how trade interacts with: food standards, farming and animal welfare; the environment and climate change; jobs and workers’ rights; sustainable development in the Global South; human rights and rule of law; digital rights and online harms; public services, health and the NHS.
Vice Chair
Trade out of Poverty
Organises seminars, inquiries, research and education campaigns to raise awareness in Parliament on removing barriers to trade and using trade as an engine for development in poor countries. The APPG aims to help developing countries achieve inclusive growth and prosperity through trade and investment.
Co-Chair
United Nations Global Goals for Sustainable Development
To promote the United Nations Global Goals for Sustainable Development and monitor their implementation.
Vice Chair
Vietnam
To conduct a dialogue with the socialist republic of Vietnam, in particular with the Vietnamese National Assembly and the Vietnamese ambassador and embassy in London, and to take an interest in the Vietnamese community in the UK.
Vice Chair
Zimbabwe
To support democratic governance in Zimbabwe and to foster good relations between Zimbabwe and the UK.
Vice Chair