All-Party Parliamentary Group on Migration

AGM 2020 and panel discussion on self-employment

Chair for AGM: Kate Green MP 

Parliamentarians in attendance: 

Bishop Paul Butler

Lord Teverson

Steve Double MP

Kate Green MP

Paul Bloomfield MP


Tim Farron MP


  • Kate Green acknowledged that the meeting was quorate and invited nominations for all roles
  • Motion to elect the following as Chair of the APPG: Kate Green MP – motion unanimously supported
  • Motion to elect the following as Vice-Chairs of the APPG: Steve Double MP, Lord Teverson, Baroness Hamwee, Tim Farron MP, Bishop of Durham, Paul Butler – motion unanimously supported
  • Motion to receive continued Secretariat support from the Good Faith Partnership – unanimously supported
  • Income and expenditure statement 2018-19 approved (see attached)

The AGM was followed by a panel discussion on Future Immigration Policy on Self-Employment. See the attached notes from the panel discussion and Q&A session.

Steve Double MP – Conservative


  • Chris Bryce, CEO, Association of Independent Professionals and the Self Employed (IPSE)
  • Margaret Burton, Partner: Global Immigration at EY
  • Ian Robinson, Partner, Fragomen LLP
  • Adrian Dobson, Executive Director of Professional Services, Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA)

Attendees: Over 25 representatives from a range of non-profit, academic and private sector organisations working on migration issues.