Housing and Planning APPG

First Registered: 29/09/2015 • Last updated on: 06/10/2021

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To provide a forum for parliamentarians to discuss issues arising from housing and planning policy, primarily the delivery of housing, infrastructure and placemaking via the planning system.

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 Planning

1. Independent housing and planning location data review
04/03/2021 - Geospatial Commission
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Found: Independent report Independent housing and planning location data review New independent

2. Independent housing and planning location data review
04/03/2021 - Cabinet Office
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Found: Independent report Independent housing and planning location data review New independent

3. Pre-release access list: housing supply: net additional dwellings
04/05/2020 - Department for Levelling Up, Housing & Communities
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Found: Pre -release Access list: Housing supply; net additional dwellings release Pre -release access

4. Pre-release access list: green belt statistics
04/05/2020 - Department for Levelling Up, Housing & Communities
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Found: Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local

5. Form RRO1: Application by tenant or local housing authority for a Rent Repayment Order (Housing and Planning Act 2016)
06/11/2019 - HM Courts & Tribunals Service
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Found: by tenant or local housing authority for a Rent Repayment Order (Housing and Planning Act 2016) - GOV.UK

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Housing and Planning

1. Planning and House Building
08/10/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: and supports appropriate housing development and the Government’s overall housing objectives; further welcomes - Speech Link
2: and supports appropriate housing development and the Government’s overall housing objectives; further welcomes - Speech Link
3: proposed London plan. While we all want to see more housing, does my hon. Friend agree that targets need to - Speech Link

2. Affordable Homes
24/05/2021 - Written Statements

1: through the planning system.This statement issues substantial changes to planning policy which - Speech Link

3. HOUSING, COMMUNITIES AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT COMMITTEE
17/06/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: respond to these in turn. I call the Chair of the Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee, Clive - Speech Link
2: this statement on the Committee’s report on the planning system in England. I thank all members of the - Speech Link

4. Planning Decisions: Local Involvement
21/06/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: I beg to move,That this House believes planning works best when developers and the local community - Speech Link
2: criticised by the Royal Town Planning Institute, the Town and Country Planning Association, the Royal Institute - Speech Link

5. Housing Delivery Test
13/10/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: The housing delivery test plays an important role in providing transparency about where housing is or - Speech Link
2: council has for the delivery of a scheme once planning permission has been granted? This annual test - Speech Link
3: speaking as a former council leader, I know that planning permissions are only extant for a certain period - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Housing and Planning
1. Housing: Planning
asked by: Rachael Maskell
07/07/2021
... what plans he has to prioritise homes with gardens over flats without gardens in housing planning applications.

2. Housing: Planning
asked by: Mike Penning
20/10/2021
... what weight is given to Ministerial statements on housing growth by the Planning Inspectorate at local plan inquiries; and if he will make a statement.

3. Housing: Planning Permission
asked by: Ian Mearns
29/01/2021
... whether his Department have any plans to increase the powers available to Local Authorities to prevent house builders bring forward further developments where their previous developments have been found to be sub-standard.

4. Housing: Planning Permission
asked by: Steve Reed
07/06/2021
... if he will publish the number of (a) units granted planning permission on all sites in England per local authority and (b) additional net dwellings in England per local authority in every year since 2010.

5. Housing: Planning Permission
asked by: Luke Pollard
21/05/2021
... what plans he has to require local authorities to publish annual information on the number of housing planning applications (a) submitted and (b) granted for sites (i) within the boundaries of and (ii) in the setting of AONBs.

Latest Questions
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13 Current APPG Officers
Lord Best Portrait
Lord Best
Vice Chair
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 29th September 2015
Karen Buck Portrait
Karen Buck
Officer
Labour - Westminster North
Joined: 7th August 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

David Simmonds MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 0207 219 6578.

Email: david.simmonds.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Robin Hayden, Royal Town Planning Institute, 41-42 Boltoph Lane, London EC3R 8DL. Tel: 07971 375 362

Email: robin.hayden@rtpi.org.uk

Secretariat:

Royal Town Planning Institute acts as the group's secretariat. https://www.rtpi.org.uk/

Group's Website:

https://www.rtpi.org.uk/appg

Benefits in Kind
Date
13 Jul 2020
Source
Royal Town Planning Institute
Description
Secretariat   From : 13/07/2020 To : 12/07/2021
Value
£3,001
Date
12 Sep 2018
Source
Royal Town Planning Institute
Description
Secretariat
Value
£3,001
Date
12 Sep 2018
Source
Royal Town Planning Institute
Description
Secretariat   From : 12/09/2018 To : 11/09/2019
Value
£3,001
Date
12 Sep 2017
Source
Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
Description
Secretariat   From : 12/09/2017 To : 11/09/2018
Value
£3,001
Date
16 Jul 2016
Source
Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
Description
Secretariat   From : 16/07/2016 To : 15/07/2017
Value
£6,001
Date
22 Mar 2016
Source
Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
Description
Reception
Value
£1,501
Date
16 Jul 2015
Source
Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
Description
Secretariat   From : 08/07/2015 To : 31/12/2015
Value
£6,001

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Housing and Planning APPG

Former APPG Officers
Mark Prisk Portrait
Mark Prisk
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Former Member for Hertford and Stortford
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Eddie Hughes Portrait
Eddie Hughes
Vice Chair
Conservative - Walsall North
Joined: 8th May 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Shipley Portrait
Lord Shipley
Honorary Treasurer
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 24th November 2016
Departed: 5th November 2019
2 APPG Memberships
City Regions Transport , Deafness
David Drew Portrait
David Drew
Honorary Secretary
Labour (Co-op) - Former Member for Stroud
Joined: 8th May 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
John Penrose Portrait
John Penrose
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Weston-super-Mare
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 2nd January 2019
Baroness Bakewell of Hardington Mandeville Portrait
Baroness Bakewell of Hardington Mandeville
Secretary
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 2nd January 2019
Earl of Lytton Portrait
Earl of Lytton
Treasurer
Crossbench - Excepted Hereditary
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 2nd January 2019
James Cartlidge Portrait
James Cartlidge
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - South Suffolk
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
Stephen Pound Portrait
Stephen Pound
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Ealing North
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships