Council Housing APPG

First Registered: 08/04/2020 • Last updated on: 01/11/2023

To campaign to increase the number of council houses being built, as a central part of the solution to the housing crisis, and seek to represent the interests of council tenants in parliament.

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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Current Members - Contact Details - Benefits in Kind - Financial Benefits - Former Members

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12 Current APPG Officers
Matt Western Portrait
Matt Western
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Warwick and Leamington
Joined: 8th April 2020
Andrew Western Portrait
Andrew Western
Vice Chair
Labour - Stretford and Urmston
Joined: 28th June 2023
Helen Morgan Portrait
Helen Morgan
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - North Shropshire
Joined: 28th June 2023
Neil Coyle Portrait
Neil Coyle
Vice Chair
Labour - Bermondsey and Old Southwark
Joined: 28th June 2023
2 APPG Memberships
Learning Disability , Relocation
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Matt Western MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 0207 219 2051.


Public Enquiry Point:

Jamie Sweeney, Office of Matt Western MP, Room 224 Portcullis House, House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 2051


No benefits in kind are on record for the Council Housing APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Council Housing APPG

Former APPG Officers
James Murray Portrait
James Murray
Vice Chair
Labour (Co-op) - Ealing North
Joined: 8th April 2020
Departed: 9th August 2023
No other APPG Memberships
None Portrait
Jack Dromey
Vice Chair
Joined: 8th April 2020
Departed: 29th December 2021
1 APPG Membership
Isle of Man (Manx)
Marco Longhi Portrait
Marco Longhi
Conservative - Dudley North
Joined: 8th April 2020
Departed: 2nd June 2021
Mick Whitley Portrait
Mick Whitley
Labour - Birkenhead
Joined: 8th April 2020
Departed: 2nd June 2021