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APPG for Hospitality & Tourism

Due to the General Election being called there are no longer any MPs and APPGs cease to exist. We hope to reconstitute the APPG for Hospitality and Tourism following the Election on 4th June.

APPGs are informal, cross-party groups formed by MPs and Members of the House of Lords who share a common interest in a particular policy area, region, or country.

The All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Hospitality & Tourism examines the key issues, opportunities and challenges facing the hospitality sector across the UK.

UKHospitality is the secretariat for the APPG and it is chaired by Simon Jupp, the MP for East Devon, the APPG plays an essential role in informing the government’s decision-making process and ensuring that the concerns and needs of the hospitality and tourism industry are heard by members of parliament.

The APPG deals with issues such as:

  • Business Rates

  • Labour Shortages

  • VAT

  • Other legislative challenges

APPG inquiry into ‘recruitment and retention of staff in hospitality’.

The inquiry into ‘recruitment and retention of staff in hospitality’ will explore the reasons behind high vacancy rates, ask what more the sector can do and make a series of recommendations to government.

More information on the inquiry herearrow icon

APPG Publications

As secretariat to the APPG, UKHospitality is responsible for distributing and hosting publications of the group, ensuring that all reports are publicly available.