Adult Social Care APPG

First Registered: 19/06/2019 • Last updated on: 06/10/2021

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To act as a forum for members of the House of Commons and Lords to enagage with the wider adult social care sector, with the aim of engaging in a cross-party and non-partisan manner to influence government policy on the reform of the adult social care system.

Note: All-Party Parliamentary Groups (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. APPGs have no official status within Parliament.


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Recent Documents related to Adult Social Care

1. Adult social care: coronavirus (COVID-19) winter plan 2020 to 2021
18/09/2020 - Department of Health and Social Care
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Found: Policy paper Adult social care: coronavirus (COVID-19) winter plan 2020 to 2021

2. Adult social care in England, monthly statistics: June 2021
27/08/2021 - Department of Health and Social Care
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Found: Official Statistics Adult social care in England, monthly statistics: June 2021

3. Association of Directors of Adult Social Services - written evidence
09/09/2019 - Inquiry: Budget and NHS long-term plan - Health and Social Care Committee
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Found: Directors of Adult Social ServicesIBH0079  Written evidence from the Association of Directors of Adult Social

4. Council Tax levels set by local authorities in England 2020 to 2021
30/07/2020 - Department for Levelling Up, Housing & Communities
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Found: 2020-21Council tax requirement including adult social care precept, excluding parish precepts(a)25636

5. Written evidence submitted by Professor Martin Green OBE, Chief Executive, Care England (HCB93)
20/10/2021 - Bill Documents

Found: Health and Care Bill Written evidence submitted by Professor Martin Green, Chief Executive, Care England

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Recent Speeches related to Adult Social Care

1. Adult Social Care in Shropshire: Government Funding
22/01/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: House has considered Government funding for adult social care in Shropshire.It is a pleasure to serve - Speech Link
2: the domino effect of the under-provision of social care in Shropshire on the acute trust, and how that - Speech Link
3: start to meet the huge rise in demand for adult social care in our county. I will explain why Shropshire - Speech Link

2. User-led Social Care
05/02/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: That this House has considered user-led social care.It is a pleasure to serve under your chairship - Speech Link

3. Adult Social Care
25/07/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: living longer, sometimes with complex care needs. Social care funding for future years will be settled - Speech Link
2: ongoing crisis in social care caused by persistent underfunding and a fragile and failing care market. As the - Speech Link
3: and disabled people need dignified, high-quality care and support. When properly resourced it does work - Speech Link

4. Social Care Funding (EAC Report)
28/01/2021 - Grand Committee

1: the Report from the Economic Affairs Committee Social care funding: time to end a national scandal (7th - Speech Link
2: introduce the Economic Affairs Committee’s report, Social Care Funding: Time to End a National Scandal.We - Speech Link

5. Covid-19 Vaccination Update
14/04/2021 - Written Statements

1: to improve uptake of vaccines across the adult social care sector.In February 2021, we published - Speech Link

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Recent Questions related to Adult Social Care
1. Adult Social Care Infection Control Fund
asked by: Helen Hayes
17/12/2020
... what proportion of funding from the Infection Control Fund has been allocated to date to support the wages of social care workers who have had to self-isolate due to the covid-19 outbreak.

2. Adult Social Care Infection Control Fund
asked by: Daniel Zeichner
10/09/2020
... whether he is requiring local authorities to report how they have spent their discretionary 25 per cent allocation of the Adult Social Care Infection Control Fund; and how much funding has been allocated to social care providers the local authority (a) has and (b) does not have a contract with.

3. Adult Social Care Infection Control Fund
asked by: Graham Brady
22/06/2020
... if his Department will amend the guidance for allowable expenses under the Infection Control Fund to include the purchase of (a) specialist infection control equipment and (b) specialist infection control services from contractors.

4. Adult Social Care Infection Control Fund
asked by: Helen Hayes
01/04/2021
... what plans he has to extend the Infection Control Fund for care homes; and if he will make a statement.

5. Adult Social Care Infection Control Fund
asked by: Helen Hayes
01/04/2021
... what assessment he has made of the effect of the Infection Control Fund on supporting care homes with their infection prevention control measures during the covid-19 outbreak; and what assessment he has made of the potential effect of that fund closing on 31 March 2021.

Latest Questions
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21 Current APPG Officers
Damian Green Portrait
Damian Green
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Ashford
Joined: 7th August 2020
Baroness Healy of Primrose Hill Portrait
Baroness Healy of Primrose Hill
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 8th April 2020
4 APPG Memberships
Allergy , Homelessness , Mindfulness , Yoga in Society
Baroness Brinton Portrait
Baroness Brinton
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 8th April 2020
Mohammad Yasin Portrait
Mohammad Yasin
Vice Chair
Labour - Bedford
Joined: 8th April 2020
Sarah Owen Portrait
Sarah Owen
Vice Chair
Labour - Luton North
Joined: 8th April 2020
Lord Best Portrait
Lord Best
Officer
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 19th June 2019
James Cartlidge Portrait
James Cartlidge
Officer
Conservative - South Suffolk
Joined: 8th April 2020
Paul Girvan Portrait
Paul Girvan
Officer
Democratic Unionist Party - South Antrim
Joined: 8th April 2020
Gary Streeter Portrait
Gary Streeter
Officer
Conservative - South West Devon
Joined: 19th June 2019
Jamie Stone Portrait
Jamie Stone
Officer
Liberal Democrat - Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross
Joined: 19th June 2019
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Damian Green MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 3911.

Email: damian.green.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Peter Hand, Healthcomms Consulting, 17 Swan Court, 9 Tanner Street, London SE1 3LE. Tel: 020 7735 6963

Email: peterhand@healthcommsconsulting.co.uk

Secretariat:

Healthcomms Consulting acts as the group's secretariat. https://www.healthcommsconsulting.co.uk/

Group's Website:

https://adultsocialcareappg.com/

Benefits in Kind
Date
29 Jan 2021
Source
Healthcomms Consulting
Description
Healthcomms Consulting is paid by the following to act as the group's secretariat: National Care Forum, Choice Care Group, Care Tech, Anchor Hanover, Skills for Care, Dimensions, Home Group, Methodist Homes Association, Community Integrated Care, Affinity Trust, and Nourish Care   From : 29/01/2021 To : 28/01/2022
Value
£58,501
Date
29 Jan 2020
Source
PB Consulting
Description
PB Consulting is paid by grants from the following to act as the group's secretariat: National Care Forum, Choice Care Group, Care Tech, Anchor Hanover, Skills for Care, Dimensions, Home Group, Methodist Homes, CIC, Affinity Trust, and Nourish Care.   From : 29/01/2020 To : 28/01/2021
Value
£58,501
Date
29 Jan 2020
Source
Healthcomms Consulting
Description
Healthcomms Consulting is paid by grants from the following to act as the group's secretariat: National Care Forum, Choice Care Group, Care Tech, Anchor Hanover, Skills for Care, Dimensions, Home Group, Methodist Homes, CIC, Affinity Trust, and Nourish Care.   From : 29/01/2020 To : 28/01/2021
Value
£58,501
Date
29 Jan 2020
Source
PB Consulting
Description
PB Consulting is paid by grants from the following to act as the group's secretariat: National Care Forum, Choice Care Group, Care Tech, Anchor Hanover, Skills for Care, Dimensions, Four Seasons Healthcare, Home Group, Methodist Homes and CIC.   From : 29/01/2020 To : 28/01/2021
Value
£49,501
Date
23 Apr 2019
Source
PB Consulting
Description
PB Consulting is paid by the following organisations to act as the group's secretariat: Shared Lives Plus, Anchor Hanover, Choice Care Group, Care Tech, Skills for Care, Dimensions, Four Seasons Healthcare, and CIC   From : 23/04/2019 To : 22/04/2020
Value
£39,001

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Adult Social Care APPG

Former APPG Officers
Lord Low of Dalston Portrait
Lord Low of Dalston
Vice Chair
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 19th June 2019
Departed: 10th March 2021
Eleanor Smith Portrait
Eleanor Smith
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Former Member for Wolverhampton South West
Joined: 19th June 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Norman Lamb Portrait
Norman Lamb
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Former Member for North Norfolk
Joined: 19th June 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Philip Dunne Portrait
Philip Dunne
Vice Chair
Conservative - Ludlow
Joined: 19th June 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
George Freeman Portrait
George Freeman
Vice Chair
Conservative - Mid Norfolk
Joined: 19th June 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
Stephen Lloyd Portrait
Stephen Lloyd
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Former Member for Eastbourne
Joined: 19th June 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Mendelsohn Portrait
Lord Mendelsohn
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 19th June 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
Kevin Barron Portrait
Kevin Barron
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Rother Valley
Joined: 19th June 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships