No Recourse to Public Funds APPG

First Registered: 19/06/2019 • Last updated on: 17/11/2021

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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.

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Recent Documents related to No Recourse to Public Funds

1. directory of information for local authorities and clinical commissioning groups
14/06/2021 - Public Health England (PHE)
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Found: People with tuberculosis , no money, no recourse to public funds and no accommodation A directory

2. No recourse to public funds applications to change conditions of leave: July 2020
30/07/2020 - UK Visas and Immigration
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Found: Transparency data No recourse to public funds applications to change conditions of leave:

3. Letter from the Home Secretary to the Chair and the Chair of the Work and Pensions Committee on no recourse to public funds (NRPF) dated 28 April 2020
29/04/2020 - Inquiry: Home Office preparedness for Covid-19 (Coronavirus) - Home Affairs Committee
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Found: Covid - 19 on individuals who have no recourse to public funds (NRPF). I have addressed each of your

4. Kurdish Development Association campaign against no recourse to public funds restrictions
04/06/2020 - Early Day Motions

Found: That this House recognises the ‘no recourse to public funds’ restrictions placed on many forms of leave

5. Project 17 - written evidence
21/01/2019 - Inquiry: Funding of local authorities’ children’s services - Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee
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Found: because of their immigration status (No Recourse to Public Funds or ‘NRPF’). Most of our work tries to

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Recent Speeches related to No Recourse to Public Funds

1. No Recourse to Public Funds
08/10/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: doing so might prevent Members in seats in the Public Gallery—there are none there today, so fret not - Speech Link
2: That this House has considered No Recourse to Public Funds.I begin by thanking the Backbench - Speech Link
3: familiar with this issue. Under the “no recourse to public funds” policy, the family I spoke of and thousands - Speech Link

2. Migrant Women: Domestic Abuse
23/11/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: domestic abuse, including those with no recourse to public funds, are treated first and foremost as victims - Speech Link
2: intention is to get funds to people and to lift any restrictions on recourse to public funds as quickly as - Speech Link
3: the evidence from those women with no recourse to public funds about how perpetrators exploited their - Speech Link

3. Children Act 1989: Local Authority Responsibilities
19/03/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: to raise this pertinent issue. The “no recourse to public funds” condition applies to people who have - Speech Link
2: diminished.This support is not considered a public fund and includes accommodation, subsistence and - Speech Link
3: that are doing fantastic work in picking up the public purse and doing the work that the Government are - Speech Link

4. Immigration: Children
23/07/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: with children who are subject to the no recourse to public funds condition. The condition applies to migrants - Speech Link
2: The noble Baroness will know that the no recourse to public funds condition has been set by successive Governments—it - Speech Link
3: children’s outcomes, the Home Office has not yet made public how many children are subject to these NRPF conditions - Speech Link

5. Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill
06/10/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: insert the following new Clause— “Recourse to public funds (1) For the purpose of this section - Speech Link
2: Bill.This amendment is about “no recourse to public funds”. It is something I find myself talking - Speech Link
3: showing the damaging impact of the “no recourse to public funds” condition on children denied free school - Speech Link

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Recent Questions related to No Recourse to Public Funds
1. Offshore Funds
asked by: Owen Thompson
25/10/2021
... corruption or tax violations as a result of revelations in the Pandora Papers.

2. Offshore Funds
asked by: Tulip Siddiq
11/02/2020
... what information his Department holds on the use of offshore accounts by government decision makers; and whether additional risk controls or mitigations are put in place where the use of offshore accounts by those individuals is identified.

3. Offshore Funds
asked by: Tulip Siddiq
01/11/2019
... whether specialist advisers to the Government are subject to rules on the use of offshore bank accounts.

4. Offshore Funds
asked by: Tulip Siddiq
30/10/2019
... (b) local government and (c) Government controlled companies.

5. Offshore Funds
asked by: Tulip Siddiq
30/10/2019
... what work his Department (a) has undertaken in the last two years and (b) plans to undertake to strengthen the (i) rules on and (ii) transparency of the use of offshore banking by government.

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7 Current APPG Officers
Peter Bottomley Portrait
Peter Bottomley
Vice Chair
Conservative - Worthing West
Joined: 14th July 2021
70 APPG Memberships
Adult Education , Afrikan Reparations , Ageing and Older People , 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 , 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
Stuart C McDonald Portrait
Stuart C McDonald
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East
Joined: 19th June 2019
Lord Bishop of Durham Portrait
Lord Bishop of Durham
Vice Chair
Bishops - Bishops
Joined: 14th July 2021
3 APPG Memberships
Compassionate Politics , Migration , Refugees
John McDonnell Portrait
John McDonnell
Vice Chair
Labour - Hayes and Harlington
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/

Benefits in Kind
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
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