APPG Members & Observers

APPG-group-webThe All-Party Parliamentary Group on Rural Services (APPG) promotes debate on the provision of rural services and to issue periodic reports.


You can view a copy of the Members and Observers List here


The following Parliamentarians are officers of the group:

Mr Philip Dunne MP, Co-chair and Registered Contact, Ludlow (Conservative)
Ms Rebecca Pow MP, Co-chair, Taunton Deane (Conservative)
Dr David Drew MP, Vice Chair, Stroud (Labour (Co-op))
Ms Ruth George MP, Vice Chair, High Peak (Labour)
Ms Rachel Maclean MP, Vice Chair, Redditch (Conservative)
Mr Scott Mann MP, Vice Chair, North Cornwall (Conservative)
Lord Crathorne KCVO, Treasurer, (Conservative)
Baroness Byford DBE, Secretary, (Conservative)

If you are a Parliamentarian and would like to join the All Party Parliamentary Group on Rural Services please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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