Ageing and Older People APPG

First Registered: 29/09/2015 • Last updated on: 10/03/2021

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To provide a cross-party forum in which to hold the government to account on issues affecting ageing older people.

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 Ageing and Older People

1. Productive healthy ageing profile: January 2020 update
14/01/2020 - Public Health England (PHE)
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Found: healthy ageing profile: January 2020 update Update of indicators relating to healthy ageing, including

2. Age International - written evidence
06/03/2019 - Inquiry: DFID's work on disability - International Development Committee
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Found: global population is ageing at an unprecedented rate, with the number of people aged 60 or over expected

3. Ageing: Science, Technology and Healthy Living
02/02/2020 - Inquiry: Ageing: Science, Technology and Healthy Living - Science and Technology Committee (Lords)
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Found: Healthy Ageing Research Group, University of Manchester – Written evidence (INQ0072) Executive summary

4. Ageing: Science, Technology and Healthy Living
02/02/2020 - Inquiry: Ageing: Science, Technology and Healthy Living - Science and Technology Committee (Lords)
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Found: in the number of years we spend in good health. People aged over 65 can expect to live half of their later

5. Age International - written evidence
12/02/2019 - Inquiry: UK progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) - International Development Committee
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Found: Goals January 2019 “People are living longer – and this should be celebrated. But too often, older people in poor

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Recent Speeches related to Ageing and Older People

1. Older Persons: Human Rights and Care
16/11/2017 - Lords Chamber

1: charity concerned with all aspects of concern to older people in Scotland. As the noble Baroness, Lady Greengross - Speech Link

2. Almshouses
22/10/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: play in helping to meet the housing need of older people, providing them with homes in a safe and secure - Speech Link
2: movement for the 21st century has much to offer older people in communities by providing much-needed housing - Speech Link
3: believe that they provide 36,000 homes for elderly people who otherwise would not have accommodation of that - Speech Link

3. Housing: Accessibility
22/07/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: that the inaccessible housing crisis for disabled people is rising quite rapidly, largely because only 1% - Speech Link
2: Minister that 45 of the 322 local plans still refer to older accessible housing standards, putting planning requirements - Speech Link
3: homes since then. With our rising longevity and ageing population, it is common sense that new homes should - Speech Link

4. Health and Social Care Committee
01/11/2018 - Westminster Hall

1: I thank the staff, healthcare staff and all the people in prison who spoke to us about their experiences - Speech Link
2: will know, the prison population is ageing, with more much older prisoners serving custodial sentences - Speech Link
3: that the prison population is ageing, particularly as a result of older sex offenders coming into our - Speech Link

5. Dental Health: Older People
27/02/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: on the wellbeing of older people: their oral health. Many of us will have older relatives who have reached - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Ageing and Older People
1. Older People
asked by: Gregory Campbell
09/03/2020
... (c) Wales and (d) Northern Ireland in 2019.

2. Older People
asked by: Baroness Anelay of St Johns
17/07/2020
... Commonwealth and Development Office is established.

3. Older People
asked by: Martyn Day
18/06/2020
... what assessment he has made on the merits of establishing a Commissioner for Older People; and if he would make a statement.

4. Older People
asked by: Barry Gardiner
05/02/2021
... how many people aged 80 years and over did the NHS have recorded as living in each NHS region in England as of 1 January 2021.

5. Older People
asked by: Jeremy Lefroy
05/11/2019
... if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of establishing the post of a commissioner for older people.

Latest Questions
9 Current APPG Officers
Barbara Keeley Portrait
Barbara Keeley
Co-Chair
Labour - Worsley and Eccles South
Joined: 29th September 2015
Baroness Jolly Portrait
Baroness Jolly
Co-Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 29th September 2015
Beth Winter Portrait
Beth Winter
Co-Chair
Labour - Cynon Valley
Joined: 24th February 2020
Lord Foulkes of Cumnock Portrait
Lord Foulkes of Cumnock
Co-Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 24th February 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Rachael Maskell MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 4525.

Email: rachael.maskell.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Rhianon Steeds, Age UK, Tavis House, 1-6 Tavistock Square, London WC1H 9NA. Tel: 020 3033 1512

Email: rhianonsteeds@ageuk.org.uk

Group's Website:

https://www.ageuk.org.uk/our-impact/politics-and-government/all-party-parliamentary-group/

Benefits in Kind
Date
18 Jul 2018
Source
Age UK
Description
Secretariat   From : 18/07/2018 To : 17/07/2019
Value
£4,501
Date
18 Jul 2017
Source
Age UK
Description
Secretariat   From : 18/07/2017 To : 17/07/2018
Value
£4,501
Date
1 Jan 2016
Source
Age UK
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/01/2016 To : 31/12/2016
Value
£4,501
Date
1 Jan 2015
Source
Age UK
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/01/2015 To : 31/12/2015
Value
£4,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Ageing and Older People APPG

Former APPG Officers
Rachel Maclean Portrait
Rachel Maclean
Co-Chair
Conservative - Redditch
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
2 APPG Memberships
Data Analytics , Women's Health
Nusrat Ghani Portrait
Nusrat Ghani
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Wealden
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017