Ageing and Older People APPG

First Registered: 29/09/2015 • Last updated on: 17/11/2021

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To provide a cross-party forum in which to hold the government to account on issues affecting ageing older people.

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Recent Documents related to Ageing and Older People

1. Ageing: Science, Technology and Healthy Living
02/02/2020 - Inquiry: Ageing: Science, Technology and Healthy Living - Science and Technology Committee (Lords)
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Found: Healthy Ageing Research Group, University of Manchester – Written evidence (INQ0072) Executive summary

2. Productive healthy ageing profile: January 2020 update
14/01/2020 - Public Health England (PHE)
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Found: healthy ageing profile: January 2020 update Update of indicators relating to healthy ageing, including

3. Ageing: Science, Technology and Healthy Living
02/02/2020 - Inquiry: Ageing: Science, Technology and Healthy Living - Science and Technology Committee (Lords)
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Found: in the number of years we spend in good health. People aged over 65 can expect to live half of their later

4. Age International - written evidence
06/03/2019 - Inquiry: DFID's work on disability - International Development Committee
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Found: global population is ageing at an unprecedented rate, with the number of people aged 60 or over expected

5. Ageing Society: product design for older people
21/05/2021 - Office for Product Safety and Standards
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Found: Research and analysis Ageing Society: product design for older people Research into how design

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Recent Speeches related to Ageing and Older People

1. Ageing: Science, Technology and Healthy Living (Science and Technology Committee Report)
20/10/2021 - Grand Committee

1: Report from the Science and Technology Committee Ageing: Science, Technology and Healthy Living (1st Report - Speech Link
2: on the Science and Technology Committee report Ageing: Science, Technology and Healthy Living. I thank - Speech Link

2. Almshouses
22/10/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: play in helping to meet the housing need of older people, providing them with homes in a safe and secure - Speech Link
2: movement for the 21st century has much to offer older people in communities by providing much-needed housing - Speech Link
3: believe that they provide 36,000 homes for elderly people who otherwise would not have accommodation of that - Speech Link

3. Housing: Accessibility
22/07/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: that the inaccessible housing crisis for disabled people is rising quite rapidly, largely because only 1% - Speech Link
2: Minister that 45 of the 322 local plans still refer to older accessible housing standards, putting planning requirements - Speech Link
3: homes since then. With our rising longevity and ageing population, it is common sense that new homes should - Speech Link

4. Older Persons: Human Rights and Care
16/11/2017 - Lords Chamber

1: charity concerned with all aspects of concern to older people in Scotland. As the noble Baroness, Lady Greengross - Speech Link

5. Social Care
25/02/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: care funding crisis which means 1.5 million older people have unmet social care needs; further notes - Speech Link
2: failure to accommodate people with autism and learning disabilities, and it is people who are suffering as - Speech Link
3: provide the housing and support needed for those people currently trapped in inappropriate institutions - Speech Link

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Recent Questions related to Ageing and Older People
1. Older People
asked by: Baroness Anelay of St Johns
... Commonwealth and Development Office is established.

2. Older People
asked by: Barry Gardiner
... how many people aged 80 years and over did the NHS have recorded as living in each NHS region in England as of 1 January 2021.

3. Older People
asked by: Martyn Day
... what assessment he has made on the merits of establishing a Commissioner for Older People; and if he would make a statement.

4. Older People
asked by: Gregory Campbell
... (c) Wales and (d) Northern Ireland in 2019.

5. Older People
asked by: Jeremy Lefroy
... if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of establishing the post of a commissioner for older people.

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9 Current APPG Officers
Baroness Jolly Portrait
Baroness Jolly
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 29th September 2015
1 APPG Membership
Beth Winter Portrait
Beth Winter
Labour - Cynon Valley
Joined: 24th February 2020
3 APPG Memberships
Poverty , Sustainable Finance , Youth Affairs
Peter Bottomley Portrait
Peter Bottomley
Conservative - Worthing West
Joined: 24th February 2020
70 APPG Memberships
Adult Education , Afrikan Reparations , Arts and Heritage , Austria , BBC , Black Maternal Health , Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Business Owners , British Overseas Territories , Carbon Monoxide , Citizens Rights , Commonwealth , Cycling and Walking , Dalits , Dark Skies , Democracy and Human Rights in the Gulf , Dentistry and Oral Health , Disability , Domestic Violence and Abuse , Equitable Life Policyholders , Fatherhood , Flags and Heraldry , Gasworks Redevelopment , Global Security and Non-Proliferation , Gypsies, Travellers and Roma , Haemophilia and Contaminated Blood , Haiti , Hospice and End of Life Care , Immigration Detention , Insurance and Financial Services , Internet, Communications and Technology , Ireland and the Irish in Britain , Kosovo , Leasehold and Commonhold Reform , Limits to Growth , Longevity , Media , Music , No Recourse to Public Funds , Olympic and Paralympic Games , Opera , Park Homes , Period Equality , Photography , Race and Community , Religious Education , Republic of Korea , Retail Crime , Road Freight and Logistics , Rowing , Scientific , Scotch Whisky , Sexual and Reproductive Health in the UK , Single Parent Families , Social Enterprise , Social Integration , Social Science and Policy , Social Work , St George's Day , Tibet , Transport Safety , United Nations , United Nations Women , Vascular and Venous Disease , Votes at 16 , Western Rail Link to Heathrow , Western Sahara , Wine and Spirits , Wine of Great Britain , Women in Transport , Youth Affairs
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Rachael Maskell MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 4525.


Public Enquiry Point:

Rhianon Steeds, Age UK, Tavis House, 1-6 Tavistock Square, London WC1H 9NA. Tel: 020 3033 1512


Group's Website:

Benefits in Kind
18 Jul 2018
Age UK
Secretariat   From : 18/07/2018 To : 17/07/2019
18 Jul 2017
Age UK
Secretariat   From : 18/07/2017 To : 17/07/2018
1 Jan 2016
Age UK
Secretariat   From : 01/01/2016 To : 31/12/2016
1 Jan 2015
Age UK
Secretariat   From : 01/01/2015 To : 31/12/2015

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Ageing and Older People APPG

Former APPG Officers
Rachel Maclean Portrait
Rachel Maclean
Conservative - Redditch
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
1 APPG Membership
Data Analytics
Nusrat Ghani Portrait
Nusrat Ghani
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Wealden
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017