Council Housing APPG

First Registered: 08/04/2020 • Last updated on: 06/10/2021

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To campaign to increase the number of council houses being built, as a central part of the solution to the housing crisis, and seek to represent the interests of council tenants in parliament.

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Recent Documents related to Council Housing

1. Homes England RFI releases for December 2020
09/02/2021 - Homes England
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Found: can advise that currently there are no County Council s that have Homes England Investment Partner

2. David Drew MP - written evidence
03/09/2019 - Inquiry: Long-term delivery of social and affordable rented housing - Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee
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Found: House for a mass council-housing building programme as a key component to solving the housing crisis.On our

3. Canterbury City Council - written evidence
03/09/2019 - Inquiry: Long-term delivery of social and affordable rented housing - Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee
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Found: CouncilWritten evidence submitted by Canterbury City Council [SAH 045]How can the Government ensure the sustainable

4. Housing Benefit adjudication circulars 2021
28/01/2021 - Department for Work and Pensions
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Found: Guidance Housing Benefit adjudication circulars 2021 Adjudication circulars

5. Housing Benefit adjudication circulars 2020
06/02/2020 - Department for Work and Pensions
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Found: Guidance Housing Benefit adjudication circulars 2020 Adjudication circulars

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Council Housing

1. Social Housing
13/06/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: That this House recognises that there is a housing crisis with too few genuinely affordable homes - Speech Link
2: That this House recognises that there is a housing crisis with too few genuinely affordable homes - Speech Link
3: build council houses to provide security for people and their families, including accessible housing, given - Speech Link

2. Winstanley Estate Regeneration
22/03/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: places that show the severity of the Government’s housing crisis more than Battersea. It is a wonderful, - Speech Link

3. Housing Need: Shropshire, and Telford and Wrekin
26/03/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: to move,That this House has considered housing needs in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin.I - Speech Link

4. Housing and Planning
03/03/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: to move,That this House has considered housing and planning.It is a pleasure to serve under - Speech Link
2: its own way.Part of the opposition to new housing comes from the fact that too often it comes without - Speech Link

5. Office Block Conversions: Essex
13/02/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: legislation.Let me be clear: I believe in more housing. We face a crisis in this country, with 1.2 million - Speech Link
2: the beginning of my speech: I know we need more housing, and I recognise that permitted development rights - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Council Housing
1. Council Housing
asked by: Yasmin Qureshi
13/04/2021
... what recent estimate he has made of the number of people awaiting a council property in England.

2. Council Housing
asked by: Navendu Mishra
04/02/2021
... (b) the North West and (c) Stockport.

3. Council Housing
asked by: Lord Mann
08/06/2021
... what is the current assumed net immigration for each of the next 15 years.

4. Council Housing
asked by: Jim McMahon
03/07/2018
... how many applicants there were in priority bands on council housing registers in England in each year from 2010 to 2018.

5. Telecommunications: Council Housing
asked by: Damian Green
16/11/2020
... what guidance is available for local authorities to help them negotiate wayleaves for their housing stock with telecoms infrastructure providers.

Latest Questions
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10 Current APPG Officers
James Murray Portrait
James Murray
Vice Chair
Labour (Co-op) - Ealing North
Joined: 8th April 2020
1 APPG Membership
Armenia
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Matt Western MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 0207 219 2051.

Email: matt.western.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Jamie Sweeney, Office of Matt Western MP, Room 224 Portcullis House, House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 2051

Email: jamie.sweeney@parliament.uk

No benefits in kind are on record for the Council Housing APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Council Housing APPG

Former APPG Officers
Marco Longhi Portrait
Marco Longhi
Officer
Conservative - Dudley North
Joined: 8th April 2020
Departed: 2nd June 2021
Mick Whitley Portrait
Mick Whitley
Officer
Labour - Birkenhead
Joined: 8th April 2020
Departed: 2nd June 2021
Mike Amesbury Portrait
Mike Amesbury
Officer
Labour - Weaver Vale
Joined: 8th April 2020
Departed: 2nd June 2021