No Recourse to Public Funds APPG

First Registered: 19/06/2019 • Last updated on: 24/01/2024

To draw attention to the challenges faced by destitute migrants who have no recourse to public funds, with a particular focus on families and vulnerable adults, and to contribute to the development of policy and legislation in this area.

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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6 Current APPG Officers
Peter Bottomley Portrait
Peter Bottomley
Vice Chair
Conservative - Worthing West
Joined: 14th July 2021
82 APPG Memberships
12 Step Recovery , Adult Education , Afrikan Reparations , Ageing and Older People , Archaeology , Austria , BBC , British Muslims , British Overseas Territories , Carbon Monoxide , Children in Police Custody , Citizens' Rights , Closing the Guantanamo Bay Detention Facility , Commonwealth , Community Development , Croatia , Cycling and Walking , Dark Skies , Democracy and Human Rights in the Gulf , Dentistry and Oral Health , Disability , Domestic Violence and Abuse , Ethnic Minority Business Owners , Ethnicity Transplantation and Transfusion , Explosive Threats , Fatherhood , Film and Broader Screen , Flags and Heraldry , Frozen British Pensions , Global Security and Non-Proliferation , Gypsies, Travellers and Roma , Haemophilia and Contaminated Blood , Holocaust Memorial , Hospice and End of Life Care , Immigration Detention , Internet, Communications and Technology , Ireland and the Irish in Britain , Leasehold and Commonhold Reform , Limits to Growth , Manufacturing , Maternity , Media , Media Freedom , Music , Muslim Women , National Parks , National Trust , Night Time Economy , Opera , Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development , Park Homes , Performing Arts Education and Training , Photography , Public Accountability , Race and Community , Religion in the Media , Religious Education , Rowing , Scientific , Scotch Whisky , Sexual and Reproductive Health in the UK , Single Parent Families , Social Enterprise , Social Integration , Social Science and Policy , South East , St George's Day , Sustainable Finance , Tibet , Transport Safety , Ukraine , United Nations , United Nations Women , Vascular and Venous Disease , Water, Sanitation and Hygiene , Western Sahara , White Ribbon UK , Wine and Spirits , Wine of Great Britain , Women and Work , Women in Transport , Zimbabwe
Lord Bishop of Durham Portrait
Lord Bishop of Durham
Vice Chair
Bishops - Bishops
Joined: 14th July 2021
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Kate Osamor MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 6602.

Email: kate.osamor.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Eve Dickson, Project 17, C/o St Joseph's Hospice, Mare Street, London E8 4SA. Tel: 07963 509 044

Email: appg@project17.org.uk

Secretariat:

Project 17 and Just Fair jointly act as the group's secretariat. http://www.project17.org.uk/ and http://justfair.org.uk/

Date
26 Feb 2023
Source
Just Fair
Description
Just Fair acts as joint secretariat with Project 17 and is funded to do so by Matrix Chambers   From : 26/02/2023 To : 25/02/2024
Value
£1,501
Date
26 Feb 2023
Source
Project 17
Description
Project 17 acts as joint secretariat with Just Fair and is funded to do so by Matrix Chambers   From : 26/02/2023 To : 25/02/2024
Value
£1,501
Date
26 Jan 2021
Source
Just Fair
Description
Just Fair acts as joint secretariat with Project 17 and is funded to do so by Matrix Chambers   From : 26/01/2021 To : 25/01/2022
Value
£1,501
Date
26 Jan 2020
Source
Just Fair
Description
Just Fair acts as joint secretariat with Project 17 and is funded to do so by Matrix Chambers   From : 26/01/2020 To : 25/01/2021
Value
£1,501
Date
26 Jan 2020
Source
Project 17
Description
Project 17 acts as joint secretariat with Just Fair and is funded to do so by Matrix Chambers   From : 26/01/2020 To : 25/01/2021
Value
£1,501
Date
21 May 2019
Source
Project 17
Description
Project 17 is funded by Matrix Chambers to act as the group's secretariat   From : 21/05/2019 To : 20/05/2020
Value
£3,001

No direct financial benefits are on record for the No Recourse to Public Funds APPG

Former APPG Officers
Kirsty Blackman Portrait
Kirsty Blackman
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - Aberdeen North
Joined: 4th May 2022
Departed: 17th May 2023
Stuart C McDonald Portrait
Stuart C McDonald
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East
Joined: 14th July 2021
Departed: 23rd March 2022
Chris Stephens Portrait
Chris Stephens
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - Glasgow South West
Joined: 20th May 2020
Departed: 4th November 2020
Naz Shah Portrait
Naz Shah
Vice Chair
Labour - Bradford West
Joined: 20th May 2020
Departed: 4th November 2020
Laurence Robertson Portrait
Laurence Robertson
Vice Chair
Conservative - Tewkesbury
Joined: 19th June 2019
Departed: 7th August 2020
Paul Sweeney Portrait
Paul Sweeney
Vice Chair
Labour (Co-op) - Former Member for Glasgow North East
Joined: 19th June 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Stuart C McDonald Portrait
Stuart C McDonald
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East
Joined: 19th June 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019