APPG on Migration Members

Paul Blomfield MP

Paul Blomfield MP, Chair

Paul Blomfield is the Chair of the APPG on Migration. He was elected Labour MP for Sheffield Central in 2010.

Lord Roberts

Lord Roger Roberts, Vice-chair

Lord Roberts was formerly the International Development spokesman for the Liberal Democrats in the House of Lords, a Methodist Supernumerary Minister, and former Vice-President of the Local Government Association.  His political interests are economic migration and the conditions of migrant workers.

Jon Cruddas MP

Jon Cruddas MP, Vice-chair

Jon Cruddas is the current vice-chair and founder of the APPG on Migration in 2008. He is Labour MP for Dagenham. He is currently heading the Labour Party Policy Review, which will form the national Labour Party's manifesto commitments in 2015. His political interests are labour laws, tackling the far right, and community cohesion.

Kate Green

Kate Green MP, Vice-chair

Kate Green is Shadow Minister for Disabled People and Labour MP for Streford and Urmston. Kate was the Shadow Minister for Equalities and a former member of the Work and Pensions Select Committee. Kate was Chief Executive of the Child Poverty Action Group before entering Parliament, and a long-standing campaigner against inequality. Her political interests include children, families, and poverty.

Group Members

  • Lord Ahmed - Labour
  • Heidi Alexander MP - Labour
  • Lord Alf Dubs - Labour
  • Paul Blomfield MP - Labour
  • Lord Boswell - Non-Affiliated
  • Frank Dobson MP - Labour
  • Lord Dholakia - Deputy Leader of Liberal Democrats, House of Lords
  • Jack Dromey - Labour
  • Helen Goodman MP - Labour
  • Baroness Hamwee - Liberal Democrats 
  • Mike Hancock MP - Liberal Democrats
  • Harriet Harman MP - Labour
  • Tom Harris MP - Labour
  • Lord Haskel - Labour
  • John Hemming MP – Liberal Democrats
  • Lord Hodgson - Conservative 
  • Lord Jones of Cheltenham - Liberal Democrats
  • Dr Julian Huppert MP – Liberal Democrats
  • Charles Kennedy MP – Liberal Democrats
  • Lord Laird - Ulster Unionist Party
  • John Leech MP – Liberal Democrats
  • Baroness Lister of Burtersett CBE - Labour
  • Fiona Mactaggart MP - Labour 
  • Kerry McCarthy MP - Labour
  • Ann McKechin MP - Labour
  • Jessica Morden MP - Labour
  • Chi Onwurah MP - Labour
  • The Rt Hon. the Baroness Prashar CBE - Crossbench
  • Virendra Sharma MP - Labour
  • Sarah Teather MP - Liberal Democrats
  • Lord Teverson - Liberal Democrats
  • Baroness Valentine - Crossbench
  • Peter Wishart - Scottish National Party 


Former Members

Rt Hon Tom Brake MP - former Vice-Chair of APPG on Migration & Chair of the Lib Dem Backbench Committee on Home Affairs and Justice. Tom was promoted to Deputy Leader of the House of Commons in the September 2012 Coalition Government reshuffle. Tom resigned from the group when he became a government minister. 

Gavin Barwell MP - Conservative Member of Parliament for Croydon Central. Gavin was appointed as a Government Whip in the September 2013 reshuffle.