Brief history of the APPG
The APPG was formed in 2014 and is a cross party group of parliamentarians with a shared interest in the field of arts, health and wellbeing. The aim of the APPG is to raise awareness of the benefits that the arts can bring to health and wellbeing and to stimulate progress towards making these benefits a reality across the country.
The APPG led a two-year inquiry 2015-17, which resulted in a report, Creative Health: The arts for health and wellbeing.
A meeting to elect Officers for the APPG was held on 14th December 2021:
- Chair and Registered Contact: Tracey Crouch MP
- Co-Chair: Lord Howarth of Newport
- Vice-Chair: Rachel Hopkins MP
- Vice-Chair: Baroness Meacher
- Vice-Chair: Baroness Morgan of Cotes
- Treasurer: Baroness Andrews
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