Lord Shinkwin

Lord Shinkwin's full title is The Lord Shinkwin. His name is Kevin Joseph Maximilian Shinkwin, 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.

Aid Match
To promote the scaling up of cost-effective aid policy and practice, namely proven aid matching mechanisms to unleash more funds, for more direct delivery to front line organisations. To inform debate and propose Real Aid recommendations and action towards reducing aid wastage to boost the impact of international development
Vice Chair
Assistive Technology
To disseminate knowledge, generate debate and facilitate engagement on assistive technology amongst members of both Houses of Parliament.
Vice Chair
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
Axial Spondyloarthritis
To raise awareness of Axial Spondyloarthritis, including Ankylosing Spondylitis, and strive for improved outcomes for all those who are affected by the condition.
Vice Chair
Disability
To work on all-party basis within Parliament for the interests of all disabled people, their families, friends and carers.
Vice Chair
Dying Well
To promote excellence in palliative care and stand against the legalisation of doctor assisted suicide.
Officer
Holocaust Memorial
To promote holocaust memorial and education in parliament; and to support the establishment of a holocaust memorial and learning centre.
Officer
Hong Kong
To promote democracy and the rule of law, and to defend human rights in Hong Kong, to share information about Hong Kong, to nurture relations between the United Kingdom and the people of Hong Kong; and to provide a welcome to Hongkongers coming to the United Kingdom.
Vice Chair
Speech and Language Difficulties
To make parliament aware that the ability to communicate is a crucial life skill for all; to increase awareness about the impact communication difficulties have on other people's lives; to highlight the importance of early identification and intervention; and to press for increased provision of speech and language therapy.
Vice Chair
Supported Internships and Disability Employment
The APPG is dedicated to boosting the employment prospects for disabled people and reducing the disability employment gap.
Co-Chair
Ukraine
To promote and strengthen relations between the UK and Ukrainian parliaments.
Vice Chair