Homelessness APPG

First Registered: 28/04/2016 • Last updated on: 06/10/2021

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To bring together parliamentarians of all parties with an interest in and commitment to ending homelessness; focus on all types of homelessness and differing solutions needed; make recommendations for the work of a wide range of departments who are key to ending homelessness.

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 Homelessness

1. Homelessness Prevention Grant: 2021 to 2022
21/12/2020 - Department for Levelling Up, Housing & Communities
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Found: Guidance Homelessness Prevention Grant: 2021 to 2022 Information regarding

2. Flexible homelessness support grant and homelessness reduction grant: 2020 to 2021
23/12/2019 - Department for Levelling Up, Housing & Communities
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Found: Flexible homelessness support grant and homelessness reduction grant: 2020 to 2021

3. Homelessness Prevention Grant: 2021 to 2022
21/12/2020 - Department for Levelling Up, Housing & Communities
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Found: Allocation of Homelessness Prevention Grant 2021 -22: technical note 1. Homelessness Prevention Grant

4. Prime Minister pledges new action to eliminate homelessness and rough sleeping
23/12/2019 - Prime Minister's Office, 10 Downing Street
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Found: Prime Minister pledges new action to eliminate homelessness and rough sleeping - GOV.UK

5. Prime Minister pledges new action to eliminate homelessness and rough sleeping
23/12/2019 - Department for Levelling Up, Housing & Communities
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Found: Prime Minister pledges new action to eliminate homelessness and rough sleeping - GOV.UK

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Homelessness

1. Homelessness
29/01/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: contrast there was an unprecedented fall in homelessness under a Labour Government by 2010; and calls - Speech Link
2: Conservatives have every wish to see the end of homelessness, just as his party does, and Ministers are now - Speech Link
3: was elected, Labour took on a country where homelessness was high and rising, mass rough sleeping was - Speech Link

2. Homelessness and Temporary Accommodation
02/12/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: to move,That this House has considered homelessness and temporary accommodation.It is a pleasure - Speech Link
2: persuasions have tried to combat the problem of homelessness, with varying degrees of commitment and success - Speech Link

3. Rough Sleeping
02/03/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: Justice, StreetLink, St Basils and the National Homelessness Advice Service delivered by Shelter. I pay particular - Speech Link
2: more than £750 million to continue tackling homelessness and rough sleeping, so that everyone who has - Speech Link
3: will fortify those partnerships between local homelessness and health services, and between central and - Speech Link

4. Local Housing Allowance: Homeless Young People
04/02/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: Mr Hollobone.Clearly, we have a severe homelessness crisis. The number of people sleeping rough - Speech Link

5. Covid-19 Lockdown: Homelessness and Rough Sleepers
12/11/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: that we work together to prevent increases in homelessness and rough sleeping. The Government have set - Speech Link
2: than £150 million. We are committed to tackling homelessness and firmly believe that no one should be without - Speech Link
3: squabbling No. 10 and a shambolic Government, with no homelessness tsar in post. Can the noble Lord tell the House - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Homelessness
1. Homelessness
asked by: Peter Kyle
14/07/2020
... what assessment he has made of the sectors of the economy from which newly homeless or rough-sleeping people originate.

2. Homelessness
asked by: Yasmin Qureshi
25/11/2020
... what steps he is taking to support rough sleepers and other people experiencing homelessness in winter 2020-21.

3. Homelessness
asked by: Darren Henry
28/01/2021
... (c) secure stable accommodation and (d) access additional support.

4. Homelessness
asked by: Taiwo Owatemi
15/12/2020
... (b) financial support and (c) mental health services during winter 2020-21.

5. Homelessness
asked by: Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi
21/12/2020
... what recent steps he has taken to reduce homelessness in (a) Slough and (b) England.

Latest Questions
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10 Current APPG Officers
Neil Coyle Portrait
Neil Coyle
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Bermondsey and Old Southwark
Joined: 28th April 2016
Lord Best Portrait
Lord Best
Vice Chair
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 14th July 2021
Baroness Healy of Primrose Hill Portrait
Baroness Healy of Primrose Hill
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 14th July 2021
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Neil Coyle MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7232 4640.

Email: neil.coyle.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Emily Batchelor, Crisis, 66 Commercial Street, London E1 6LT. Tel: 020 7426 8596

Email: emily.batchelor@crisis.org.uk

Secretariat:

Crisis acts as the group's secretariat. https://www.crisis.org.uk/

Group's Website:

https://www.crisis.org.uk/ending-homelessness/appg-for-ending-homelessness/

Benefits in Kind
Date
27 Jan 2020
Source
Crisis
Description
Secretariat   From : 27/01/2020 To : 26/01/2021
Value
£10,501
Date
28 Jun 2019
Source
Crisis
Description
Secretariat   From : 28/06/2019 To : 27/06/2020
Value
£3,001
Date
28 Jun 2018
Source
Crisis
Description
Secretariat   From : 28/06/2018 To : 27/06/2019
Value
£1,501
Date
28 Jun 2017
Source
Crisis
Description
Secretariat   From : 28/06/2017 To : 27/06/2018
Value
£1,501
Date
9 Mar 2016
Source
Crisis UK
Description
Secretariat   From : 09/03/2016 To : 31/12/2016
Value
£15,001

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Homelessness APPG

Former APPG Officers
Lord Bird Portrait
Lord Bird
Vice Chair
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 7th August 2020
Departed: 2nd June 2021
Justin Madders Portrait
Justin Madders
Vice Chair
Labour - Ellesmere Port and Neston
Joined: 21st November 2018
Departed: 2nd June 2021
Mike Wood Portrait
Mike Wood
Vice Chair
Conservative - Dudley South
Joined: 21st November 2018
Departed: 2nd June 2021
Mike Amesbury Portrait
Mike Amesbury
Officer
Labour - Weaver Vale
Joined: 5th November 2019
Departed: 2nd June 2021
Colleen Fletcher Portrait
Colleen Fletcher
Officer
Labour - Coventry North East
Joined: 21st November 2018
Departed: 2nd June 2021
Lord Shipley Portrait
Lord Shipley
Officer
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 21st November 2018
Departed: 2nd June 2021
2 APPG Memberships
City Regions Transport , Deafness
Chris Stephens Portrait
Chris Stephens
Officer
Scottish National Party - Glasgow South West
Joined: 21st November 2018
Departed: 2nd June 2021
Alex Chalk Portrait
Alex Chalk
Vice Chair
Conservative - Cheltenham
Joined: 24th February 2020
Departed: 1st July 2020
Angela Richardson Portrait
Angela Richardson
Officer
Conservative - Guildford
Joined: 24th February 2020
Departed: 24th February 2020
Lord Young of Cookham Portrait
Lord Young of Cookham
Co-Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 5th November 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
Lord Herbert of South Downs Portrait
Lord Herbert of South Downs
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 21st November 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
Ivan Lewis Portrait
Ivan Lewis
Vice Chair
Independent - Former Member for Bury South
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Emma Reynolds Portrait
Emma Reynolds
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Wolverhampton North East
Joined: 21st November 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Ben Bradley Portrait
Ben Bradley
Vice Chair
Conservative - Mansfield
Joined: 21st November 2018
Departed: 23rd October 2019
Will Quince Portrait
Will Quince
Co-Chair
Conservative - Colchester
Joined: 28th April 2016
Departed: 27th March 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Mark Prisk Portrait
Mark Prisk
Vice-Chair
Conservative - Former Member for Hertford and Stortford
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 10th October 2018
No other APPG Memberships
David Mackintosh Portrait
David Mackintosh
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Former Member for Northampton South
Joined: 28th April 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Paul Monaghan Portrait
Paul Monaghan
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - Former Member for Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross
Joined: 28th April 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
David Burrowes Portrait
David Burrowes
Secretary
Conservative - Former Member for Enfield, Southgate
Joined: 28th April 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Michael Tomlinson Portrait
Michael Tomlinson
Officer
Conservative - Mid Dorset and North Poole
Joined: 28th April 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Jo Cox Portrait
Jo Cox
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Batley and Spen
Joined: 28th April 2016
Departed: 3rd June 2016
No other APPG Memberships