Baroness Blower

Baroness Blower's full title is The Baroness Blower. Her name is Christine Blower, 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.

Art, Craft and Design in Education
The group believes that art, craft and design education is essential to the economy and to the cultural, spiritual, creative and social wellbeing of all; that it empowers individuals, enabling them to engage with our rich visual and cultural heritage, express themselves and become visually literate and perceptive, and that access to high quality art, craft and design education is an entitlement for everyone.
Vice Chair
Family Separation
To promote education and changes to the law and practice relating to separating parents and the welfare of their children which would: protect children from the stresses and trauma of their parents' separation; maintain healthy relationships; achieve more agreement outside the family court system; reduce delay and financial cost.
Vice Chair
Global Education
To raise greater awareness of the factors affecting education in developing countries, and the government's obligations to help meet international goals for education for all. To work with all parties, international development organisations, education stakeholders (including unions) both nationally and internationally, to help secure a good quality education for all.
Vice Chair
The APPG is committed to helping every child to be a confident communicator and find their voice, in order to succeed in school and life beyond. It aims to coordinate research, promote best practice and encourage the overarching principles of oracy in education and society at large.
Vice Chair
Parental Participation in Education
To promote the benefits of parents being actively engaged in their children’s education and building close and successful relationships between homes and schools.
Vice Chair
Teaching Profession
The APPG will focus on: the recruitment and retention of high-quality teachers for every school and college; routes into teaching; the nature of the training and preparation provided for graduates; and the provision of continuing professional development of teachers.