Future of Work APPG

First Registered: 29/03/2017 • Last updated on: 27/01/2021

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To advance (i) understanding and discussion about the impacts of technology on work (ii) dialogue and collaboration between government, business, unions, academics and civil society and (iii) practical solutions in response to key challenges and opportunities aimed at shaping a future of better work across the UK

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Recent Documents related to Future of Work

1. Work and Equalities Institute, University of Manchester - written evidence
26/02/2019 - Inquiry: Automation and the Future of Work - Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee
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Found: evidence - Work and Equalities Institute, University of ManchesterWritten evidence submitted by the Work and

2. Strengthening probation, building confidence: engagement event materials
11/12/2019 - Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service (HMPPS)
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Found: The P roposed Future Model for P robation : A Draft Operating Blueprint Probation

3. The Proposed Future Model for Probation: A Draft Operating Blueprint. Published June 2019
23/08/2019 - National Probation Service (NPS)
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Found: The P roposed Future Model for P robation : A Draft Operating Blueprint Probation

4. Promotional material: Strengthening probation, building confidence: engagement event materials
31/05/2019 - Ministry of Justice
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Found: The P roposed Future Model for P robation : A Draft Operating Blueprint Probation

5. Futures thinking and foresight: a brief guide
25/02/2021 - Government Office for Science (GO-Science)
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Found: this aim we need more than policy proposals which work well in the present context. We also need to understand

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Future of Work

1. The Future of Work
19/11/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: move,That this House has considered the future of work.It is a pleasure to serve under your - Speech Link

2. Parliamentary Buildings (Restoration and Renewal) Bill
03/09/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: access and encourage a wider participation in the work of Parliament”. Nevertheless, we have - Speech Link
2: look back and be grateful to this House for the work that it did at Second Reading, in Committee and - Speech Link

3. Kick-start Scheme
03/09/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions if she will make a statement on the implementation - Speech Link
2: sustainable work.As we build back our economy and return fully to work, a lack of work experience - Speech Link
3: Government’s hugely successful future jobs fund to get as many young people into work as possible. We therefore - Speech Link
4: in our constituencies. On the principles of the future jobs fund, we have actually taken some learnings - Speech Link

4. Military Aircraft Manufacturing
08/05/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: move,That this House has considered the future of military aircraft manufacturing in the UK.It - Speech Link
2: pledged over £2 billion over the next decade to the future combat air systems technology initiative. Team - Speech Link
3: securing the debate. Everyone here will be aware of the work of the armed forces parliamentary scheme, including - Speech Link
4: effectively to threats. We must maintain choice in our future combat air capability and acquisition. We must - Speech Link

5. Policy-making: Future Generations’ Interests
20/06/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: about future generations with an observation about myself. I started my social intervention work very - Speech Link
2: the idea of future generations legislation. It was passed into law, and there is a future generations - Speech Link

6. Tuition Fees: EU Students
29/04/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: I have just stated, will obviously reflect our future relationship with European Union and the negotiations - Speech Link
2: universities get the certainty they need to plan for their future? Has his Department carried out any assessment - Speech Link
3: students from all nations across the world to come for work and to study. That is why we have established our - Speech Link
4: mentioned in Education questions. Will he therefore work with the Home Office to ensure that his scheme matches - Speech Link
5: reflect upon representations he has made to me and work with the Home Office. The immigration White Paper - Speech Link

7. Retail Strategy
10/07/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: considered the development of a retail strategy for the future.It is an honour to serve under your chairmanship - Speech Link
2: transformation and that we need a vision for the future. Our strategy must do more than just deal with - Speech Link
3: noted. Sadly, that trend is expected to increase in future years. We should remember that the workforce are - Speech Link
4: going to do it for them. I really fear for the future of our towns and centres and for their ability - Speech Link
5: have an important part to play in ensuring the future of our high streets. I very much welcome my hon - Speech Link
6: to a packed room. I was really impressed by the work that had gone into developing that strategy and - Speech Link

8. Arcadia and Debenhams: Business Support and Job Retention
02/12/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: scheme and a doubling of the number of frontline work coaches, which will be important in this situation - Speech Link
2: should be put right through legislation in the future?Thirdly, on the workers at Debenhams and - Speech Link
3: well to weather the current market volatility and future challenges.It would not be appropriate at - Speech Link
4: obligations to pensions are met, and will his Department work with trade unions to make sure that the workers - Speech Link
5: is important to get the people affected back into work as soon as possible. We have our £238 million job - Speech Link
6: shopping hours throughout the weekdays. We want to work with local authorities to make sure that they can - Speech Link

9. Future of the Oil and Gas Industry
14/03/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: Sixth Report of the Scottish Affairs Committee, The future of the oil and gas industry, HC 996.It is - Speech Link
2: climate change, decommissioning and of the industry’s future beyond the UK continental shelf head on, rather - Speech Link
3: The hon. Gentleman is speaking very well about the work of the Committee in this regard. We worked very - Speech Link
4: transferred. Perhaps the Minister can say what more work could be done to ensure that we get this. We would - Speech Link
5: of carbon capture technology for the long-term future of the industry. The Committee on Climate Change - Speech Link

10. Flexible Rail Ticketing
29/09/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: employees. Advice was given that those who could should work from home, which gave rise to an instant leap in - Speech Link
2: Many people work fewer than five days a week from a workplace in a city centre. Either they work part time - Speech Link
3: make that reform, so that people can go back to work according to the needs of their employer while also - Speech Link
4: congratulate him on securing this debate on the plans for future flexible season tickets and rail ticketing, and - Speech Link

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Recent Questions related to Future of Work
1. Employment: Young People
asked by: Paul Farrelly
... what steps the Government is taking to establish a job market that offers young people secure and rewarding work.

2. Health and Safety Executive
asked by: Justin Madders
... what plans the Government has for the future role of the Health and Safety Executive.

3. Social Security Benefits: Medical Examinations
asked by: Rushanara Ali
... what her plans are for the future of face-to-face assessments for welfare payments.

4. Department for Work and Pensions: Coroners
asked by: Vicky Foxcroft
... if she will publish all prevention of future deaths reports submitted to her Department since 2013.

5. Employment: Training
asked by: Fleur Anderson
... what steps she is taking to ensure that people seeking employment are able to access in-person work-related training under (a) the November 2020 and (b) future covid-19 restrictions.

Latest Questions
8 Current APPG Members
Clive Lewis Portrait
Clive Lewis
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Norwich South
Joined: 16th December 2020
David Davis Portrait
David Davis
Conservative - Haltemprice and Howden
Joined: 16th December 2020
1 APPG Membership
Deliberative Democracy
Kirsten Oswald Portrait
Kirsten Oswald
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - East Renfrewshire
Joined: 16th December 2020
Baroness Prosser Portrait
Baroness Prosser
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 16th December 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Clive Lewis MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 5593.

Email: clive.lewis.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Abigail Gilbert, Institute for the Future of Work. Tel: 020 3701 7633

Email: abby@ifow.org.uk


Institute for the Future of Work acts as the group's secretariat. https://www.ifow.org/

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Benefits in Kind
3 Nov 2020
The Institute for the Future of Work
Secretariat   From : 03/11/2020 To : 02/11/2021

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Future of Work APPG

Former APPG Members
Lord Balfe Portrait
Lord Balfe
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 29th March 2017
Departed: 21st November 2018
None Portrait
Lord Monks
Vice Chair
Joined: 29th March 2017
Departed: 21st November 2018
Lord Cormack Portrait
Lord Cormack
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 29th March 2017
Departed: 21st November 2018
Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb Portrait
Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb
Vice Chair
Green Party - Life peer
Joined: 29th March 2017
Departed: 21st November 2018
Lilian Greenwood Portrait
Lilian Greenwood
Vice Chair
Labour - Nottingham South
Joined: 29th March 2017
Departed: 21st November 2018
Robert Halfon Portrait
Robert Halfon
Vice Chair
Conservative - Harlow
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 21st November 2018
Stephen McPartland Portrait
Stephen McPartland
Vice Chair
Conservative - Stevenage
Joined: 29th March 2017
Departed: 21st November 2018
Sarah Olney Portrait
Sarah Olney
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Richmond Park
Joined: 29th March 2017
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh Portrait
Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - Former Member for Ochil and South Perthshire
Joined: 29th March 2017
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships