All-Party Parliamentary Writers Group

Title All-Party Parliamentary Writers Group
Purpose To represent the interests of all writers; to safeguard their intellectual property rights; and to ensure they receive a fair level of recognition and reward for their contribution to the economy and society as a whole.
Category Subject Group
Role Name Party
Chair & Registered Contact Pete Wishart Scottish National Party
Vice Chair Lord Clement-Jones Liberal Democrat
Vice Chair Lord Dobbs Conservative
Treasurer Jim Dowd Labour
Secretary Baroness Benjamin Liberal Democrat
Contact Details
Registered Contact:

Pete Wishart MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 8303. Email: [email protected].


Public Enquiry Point:

Barbara Hayes, The Writers’ House, 13 Haydon Street, London EC3N 1DB. Tel: 020 7264 5709. Email: [email protected]



Authors’ Licensing & Collecting Society acts as the group’s secretariat.


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