Healthy Homes and Buildings APPG

First Registered: 06/01/2017 • Last updated on: 17/11/2021

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To bring together MPs and Peers of all parties together with policy makers, business leaders and industry experts to highlight the health and cost benefits which can be derived from constructing our buildings and homes to the highest levels of comfort, safety and energy efficiency.

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 Healthy Homes and Buildings

1. Written evidence submitted by the Town & Country Planning Association (BSB13)
13/09/2021 - Bill Documents

Found: very serious, issue of fire risks in tall buildings, to more fundamentally address safety and

2. LAYING THE FOUNDATIONS FOR HEALTHY HOMES AND BUILDINGS
05/11/2018 - Early Day Motions

Found: Building our Future Laying the Foundations for Healthy Homes and Building White Paper produced by the All

3. ENERGY EFFICIENCY IN HOMES
05/12/2017 - Early Day Motions

Found: our Future: Laying the Foundations for Healthy Homes and Buildings: Draft Paper, produced by the All-Party

4. HEALTHY HOMES AND BUILDINGS
05/09/2017 - Early Day Motions

Found: Foundations for Healthy Homes and Buildings, published by the APPG for Healthy Homes and Buildings in July 2017

5. healthy urban planning checklist
27/09/2019 - Homes England
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Found: HUDU Planning for Health Healthy Urban Planning Checklist Third Edition May 2017

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Healthy Homes and Buildings

1. Unhealthy Housing: Cost to the NHS
26/02/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: the all-party parliamentary group for healthy homes and buildings, I am delighted to have the opportunity - Speech Link

2. Planning Rules
28/07/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: out that permitted development has yielded 60,000 homes that would not otherwise have been available. On - Speech Link
2: infrastructure to fuel the continued delivery of homes, and that the Housing Infrastructure Fund will be - Speech Link
3: targets and aims are for building more affordable homes that we desperately need, and how these new measures - Speech Link

3. Draft Town and Country Planning (Fees for Applications, Deemed Applications, Requests and Site Visits) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2021
28/06/2021 - General Committees

1: allow for the further development of university buildings under PDRs that came into force on 21 April this - Speech Link
2: House—those that increase the height of residential homes, those concerning development extensions to universities - Speech Link

4. Housing Reform
24/10/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: increase the minimum thermal performance of new homes and require the Secretary of State to provide serviced - Speech Link

5. Building Beautiful Places
20/07/2021 - Written Statements

1: a stronger focus on the creation of beautiful buildings and beautiful places. The framework will ensure - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Healthy Homes and Buildings
1. Healthy Start Scheme
asked by: Alison Thewliss
27/01/2021
... what discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions on the uprating of Healthy Start vouchers.

2. Healthy Start Scheme
asked by: Alison Thewliss
26/11/2020
... if he will increase the value of healthy start vouchers.

3. Healthy Start Scheme
asked by: Alison Thewliss
24/11/2020
... what steps he is taking to increase the uptake of healthy start vouchers.

4. Healthy Start Scheme
asked by: Tulip Siddiq
30/11/2020
... what steps the Government is taking to encourage wider uptake of Healthy Start Vouchers among eligible groups.

5. Healthy Start Scheme
asked by: Robert Halfon
15/04/2021
... for what reason data on the uptake of Healthy Start vouchers is no longer publicly available; and if he will make that data available again online ahead of the increase in value of Healthy Start payments in April 2021 to allow local teams to assess their progress in promoting the scheme and increasing uptake.

Latest Questions
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10 Current APPG Officers
Paul Girvan Portrait
Paul Girvan
Treasurer
Democratic Unionist Party - South Antrim
Joined: 24th February 2020
Earl of Lytton Portrait
Earl of Lytton
Vice Chair
Crossbench - Excepted Hereditary
Joined: 24th February 2020
Marco Longhi Portrait
Marco Longhi
Vice Chair
Conservative - Dudley North
Joined: 24th February 2020
Lord Best Portrait
Lord Best
Vice Chair
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 2nd June 2021
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Jim Shannon MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 7160.

Email: jim.shannon.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Gill Morris, DevoConnect, Craigdale, Barbon, Carnforth, Cumbria LA62LL . Tel: 07976 263 869

Email: hhbappg@devoconnect.co.uk

Secretariat:

DevoConnect acts as the group's secretariat. http://devoconnect.co.uk/

Group's Website:

http://healthyhomesbuildings.org.uk/

Benefits in Kind
Date
22 Jan 2020
Source
DevoConnect
Description
DevoConnect is paid by the following to act as the group's Secretariat: Deama, Saint Gobain, Matildas Planet, Velux, Healthy Developments   From : 22/01/2020 To : 21/01/2021
Value
£13,501
Date
4 Jul 2018
Source
DevoConnect
Description
Secretariat   From : 04/07/2018 To : 03/07/2019
Value
£12,001
Date
4 Jul 2017
Source
DevoConnect
Description
Secretariat   From : 04/07/2017 To : 03/07/2018
Value
£12,001
Date
16 Nov 2016
Source
Connect Communications
Description
Secretariat   From : 16/11/2016 To : 31/05/2017
Value
£4,501
Date
16 Nov 2016
Source
Gill Morris Communications (GMC Ltd)
Description
Secretariat
Value
£10,501
Financial Benefits Received
Date
5 Jul 2016
Source
Beama
Value
£3,000
Date
2 Jun 2016
Source
Saint Gobain
Value
£3,000
Former APPG Officers
Eddie Hughes Portrait
Eddie Hughes
Vice Chair
Conservative - Walsall North
Joined: 2nd January 2019
Departed: 8th April 2020
No other APPG Memberships
David Simpson Portrait
David Simpson
Treasurer
Democratic Unionist Party - Former Member for Upper Bann
Joined: 6th January 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Philippa Whitford Portrait
Philippa Whitford
Co-Chair
Scottish National Party - Central Ayrshire
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 10th October 2018
Hywel Williams Portrait
Hywel Williams
Vice Chair
Plaid Cymru - Arfon
Joined: 6th January 2017
Departed: 2nd May 2017
Rob Marris Portrait
Rob Marris
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Wolverhampton South West
Joined: 6th January 2017
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Alex Cunningham Portrait
Alex Cunningham
Secretary
Labour - Stockton North
Joined: 6th January 2017
Departed: 2nd May 2017