Housing and Care for Older People APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 14/07/2021

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To promote discussion and set the agenda for developing better, more joined up housing care for older people, promising greater choices in later life.

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 Housing and Care for Older People

1. Age UK - 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: 055]Executive Summary Social housing designed to meet the needs of older and disabled people should be an important

2. Anchor Hanover - 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: largest not-for-profit provider of housing and care for older people. We own or manage more than 54,000

3. Ageing: Science, Technology and Healthy Living
03/03/2020 - Inquiry: Ageing: Science, Technology and Healthy Living - Science and Technology Committee (Lords)
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Found: Communities deliver significant benefits for older people and wider society, by providing aspirational

4. UK Cohousing Trust - 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: UK Cohousing Trust [SAH 067]  Introduction The Housing, Communities and Local Government Select Committee

5. The Guinness Partnership - written evidence
19/03/2018 - Inquiry: Long term funding of adult social care - Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee
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Found: about Guinness and Guinness Care The Guinness Partnership is a 66,500 home housing association operating across

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Recent Speeches related to Housing and Care for Older People

1. Covid-19: Effect on Retirement Communities
01/07/2021 - Westminster Hall

1: the debate? Mr Speaker has also indicated that people should wear masks at all times during the debate - Speech Link
2: covid-19 outbreak on the retirement community housing sector.It is an absolute pleasure to lead - Speech Link

2. Almshouses
22/10/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: almshouses play in helping to meet the housing need of older people, providing them with homes in a safe - Speech Link
2: century has much to offer older people in communities by providing much-needed housing, but that it needs support - Speech Link
3: providing that kind of housing. I believe that they provide 36,000 homes for elderly people who otherwise would - Speech Link

3. Social Housing: Older People
09/05/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: social rent and supported housing. Supported housing, including sheltered housing, plays a vital role in - Speech Link
2: some, if not all, social housing built in future? That would enable people to stay in their homes longer - Speech Link
3: tightened for its requirements for disabled and older people. That will help to inform the sort of progress - Speech Link

4. Tackling Intergenerational Unfairness (Select Committee Report)
25/01/2021 - Grand Committee

1: committee highlighted six conclusions: on data, housing, active communities, tax and spending, and two - Speech Link
2: the social and economic circumstances of young people in their 20s and 30s. In order to improve their - Speech Link

5. Planning: Accessible Homes
04/11/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: importance on the provision of suitable homes for people with disabilities. This is why we are currently - Speech Link
2: My Lords, housing with care, sometimes described as assisted living or extra-care housing, provides a - Speech Link
3: standard, or M4, Category 2. This would enable more people to live healthy and independent lives without having - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Housing and Care for Older People
1. Housing: Older People
asked by: Bambos Charalambous
23/11/2020
... what assessment he has made of the extent to which firms are not enforcing clauses on exit fees in lease agreements for retirement properties; and what assessment he has made of the effect of such non-enforcement on the owners of those properties.

2. Housing: Older People
asked by: Baroness Kennedy of Cradley
04/08/2020
... particularly in respect of assignment fees or event fees that are levied when the property is sold after the owner passes away or moves into long-term care.

3. Housing: Older People
asked by: Lord Alton of Liverpool
16/06/2020
... published on 3 June.

4. Housing: Older People
asked by: Lord Foulkes of Cumnock
15/10/2020
... to establish such a task force.

5. Housing: Older People
asked by: Baroness Altmann
16/09/2020
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what assistance is available to bereaved relatives who are being required to pay council tax at full or double rate after being unable to sell an inherited retirement property that has been on the market while potential purchasers have been unable to view or move during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Latest Questions
6 Current APPG Officers
Lord Best Portrait
Lord Best
Co-Chair
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Baroness Andrews Portrait
Baroness Andrews
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
1 APPG Membership
Corporate Responsibility
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Peter Aldous MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 7182.

Email: peter.aldous.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Madeleine Harding, Office of Lord Best, House of Lords, London SW1A 0PW. Tel: 020 7219 6799

Email: olderpeoplehousingandcareappg@gmail.com

Group's Website:

https://www.housing21.org.uk/about-us/appg-on-housing-and-care-for-older-people

Benefits in Kind
Date
17 Feb 2021
Source
Anchor Hanover (via Housing Learning and Improvement Network)
Description
Funding of administration and research for an Inquiry
Value
£13,501
Date
5 Feb 2021
Source
Housing 21 (via Peabody Housing Trust)
Description
Contribution to salary of APPG's secretariat   From : 05/02/2021 To : 04/02/2022
Value
£3,001
Date
5 Feb 2020
Source
Housing 21 (via Peabody Housing Trust)
Description
Contribution to salary of APPG's secretary
Value
£3,001
Date
25 Jul 2018
Source
Hastoe Housing Association (via The Housing Learning and Improvement Network)
Description
Funding of an inquiry
Value
£9,001
Date
14 Feb 2018
Source
Housing and Care 21 (via Peabody Housing Trust)
Description
Contribution to salary of APPG's secretary.
Value
£3,001
Date
1 Jan 2016
Source
Independent Age
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/01/2016 To : 31/12/2016   Cost Met : Independent Age is funded by Hanover Housing to act as the group's secretariat
Value
£6,001
Date
1 Sep 2015
Source
Housing LIN (funded by Housing and Care 21)
Description
Admin assistance for an inquiry   From : 01/09/2015 To : 01/07/2016
Value
£9,001
Date
1 Jan 2015
Source
Independent Age
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/01/2015 To : 31/12/2015
Value
£1,501

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

Former APPG Officers
Baroness Jolly Portrait
Baroness Jolly
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 20th May 2020
Departed: 21st April 2021
2 APPG Memberships
Ageing and Older People , Almshouses
Lord Stoneham of Droxford Portrait
Lord Stoneham of Droxford
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 21st April 2021
No other APPG Memberships
Baroness Howarth of Breckland Portrait
Baroness Howarth of Breckland
Secretary
Crossbench - Leave of Absence - 25 March 2021
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 18th July 2018
No other APPG Memberships
Cheryl Gillan Portrait
Cheryl Gillan
Vice Chair
Conservative - Former Member for Chesham and Amersham
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships