Park Homes APPG

First Registered: 28/04/2016 • Last updated on: 17/11/2021

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To bring together parliamentarians, park homeowners and industry representatives to discuss issues of common interest including legislation and its enforcement to eliminate abuse and disadvantage.

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 Park Homes

1. Community Infrastructure Levy Appeal Decision: change of land use, extend res. park site for 10 caravans
08/04/2021 - Valuation Office Agency
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Found: extend residential park home site to allo w the siting of 10 caravans (park homes) Decision

2. Mobile (park homes): 10% commission on sales
26/06/2019 - Parliamentary Research

Found: PAPER Number 07003, 26 June 2019 Mobile (park) homes - 10% commission on sales By Wendy Wilson Hannah

3. Mobile (park) homes
28/06/2019 - Parliamentary Research

Found: PAPER Number 01080, 28 June 2019 Mobile (Park) Homes By Wendy Wilson Inside: 1. The legal framework:

4. Homes England RFI releases for September 2019
11/03/2020 - Homes England
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Found: Developments LP(1) Keepmoat Homes Ltd, Middle Deepdale Scarborough Keepmoat Homes Limited Whitehill

5. Review of park homes legislation: call for evidence part 1
22/10/2018 - Department for Levelling Up, Housing & Communities
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Found: Review of park homes legislation: call for evidence part 1 - GOV.UK

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Park Homes

1. Park Home Residents: Legal Protection
01/10/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: considered legal protection for residents of park homes.Thank you for starting the debate, Sir - Speech Link
2: those who take on the long lease of a flat, many park home occupants have not had the benefit of legal - Speech Link
3: encouraged the park home resident to use a lawyer who works for or is recommended by the park home operator - Speech Link

2. Mobile Homes Act 1983 (Amendment) Bill
23/10/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: from my long-standing interest in the welfare of park home residents. I have been privileged to be the - Speech Link
2: absolutely right. There are, however, quite a lot of good park home owners, and it is important that we try to - Speech Link
3: right to say that we want to help the good park owners. Changing the index of calculations from the retail - Speech Link

3. Residents of Leisure Park Homes
27/02/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: rights and protections for residents of leisure park homes.It is a pleasure to open this debate under - Speech Link
2: makes a good point. There are also well-managed park homes sites in my constituency, which is a reason to - Speech Link
3: many—tenants are gaming the system to the disadvantage of park owners, and that a way forward may be more formal - Speech Link

4. Mobile Homes (Requirement for Manager of Site to be Fit and Proper Person) (England) Regulations 2020
03/09/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: everyone, including park home residents, has a safe, secure and affordable place to live. Park home sites make - Speech Link
2: Lords, I had the privilege of taking the Mobile Homes Act 2013 through the House. It came to us as a Private - Speech Link

5. Housing Developments: West Sussex
07/09/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: type of homes that we need. Planning permissions are already in place for more than 1 million homes, enough - Speech Link
2: beauty, another 10% is in the South Downs national park and the district is one of the most wooded in the - Speech Link
3: themselves, through Homes England, which claims on its website to be able to build 10,000 homes much closer to - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Park Homes
1. Park Homes
asked by: Christopher Chope
... when the draft guidance on fit and proper person licensing for park home operators will be (a) finalised and (b) published.

2. Park Homes
asked by: Christopher Chope
... when (a) he or (b) a Minister in his Department plans to respond to the email invitation to attend a meeting of the all-party Parliamentary group on park homes.

3. Park Homes
asked by: Matt Western
... what progress the Government has made in implementing the proposals outlined in the Government response to the Review of park homes legislation: call for evidence part two.

4. Park Homes
asked by: Desmond Swayne
... what conclusions he has drawn as a result of his call for evidence of 12 April 2017 on park home regulation and the level of sales commission charged on park homes.

5. Park Homes: Sales
asked by: Giles Watling
... what progress has been made in the review of the 10 per cent commission of the price of a mobile home upon sale.

Latest Questions
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6 Current APPG Officers
Christopher Chope Portrait
Christopher Chope
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Christchurch
Joined: 28th April 2016
2 APPG Memberships
Electric Aviation , Historic Vehicles
Peter Bottomley Portrait
Peter Bottomley
Vice Chair
Conservative - Worthing West
Joined: 28th September 2017
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 , No Recourse to Public Funds , Olympic and Paralympic Games , Opera , 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
Lord Carter of Coles Portrait
Lord Carter of Coles
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 1st July 2020
1 APPG Membership
Holiday Parks and Campsites
Heather Wheeler Portrait
Heather Wheeler
Vice Chair
Conservative - South Derbyshire
Joined: 2nd June 2021
5 APPG Memberships
Funerals and Bereavement , Japan , Qatar , Sri Lanka , Taiwan
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Sir Christopher Chope MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 5808.


Public Enquiry Point:

Ros Pritchard, British Holiday & Home Parks Association Ltd, 6 Pullman Court, Great Western Road, Gloucester GL1 3ND. Tel: 01452 526 911


Group's Website:

No benefits in kind are on record for the Park Homes APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Park Homes APPG

Former APPG Officers
Nick Thomas-Symonds Portrait
Nick Thomas-Symonds
Vice Chair
Labour - Torfaen
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Martin Whitfield Portrait
Martin Whitfield
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for East Lothian
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Christopher Chope Portrait
Christopher Chope
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Christchurch
Joined: 28th April 2016
Departed: 20th December 2017
2 APPG Memberships
Electric Aviation , Historic Vehicles
Michael Tomlinson Portrait
Michael Tomlinson
Vice Chair
Conservative - Mid Dorset and North Poole
Joined: 28th April 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Iain Wright Portrait
Iain Wright
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Hartlepool
Joined: 28th April 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Sammy Wilson Portrait
Sammy Wilson
Democratic Unionist Party - East Antrim
Joined: 28th April 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
Steve Brine Portrait
Steve Brine
Vice Chair
Conservative - Winchester
Joined: 28th April 2016
Departed: 21st July 2016