Housing in the North APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 15/06/2022

Provides a forum for parliamentarians to discuss and advance housing and related policy across the three northern regions and seeks to ensure the needs and ambitions of northern communities are addressed in housing policy development.

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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13 Current APPG Officers
Richard Holden Portrait
Richard Holden
Vice Chair
Conservative - North West Durham
Joined: 24th February 2020
Mary Kelly Foy Portrait
Mary Kelly Foy
Vice Chair
Labour - City of Durham
Joined: 24th February 2020
Ian Lavery Portrait
Ian Lavery
Vice Chair
Labour - Wansbeck
Joined: 14th July 2021
Andy McDonald Portrait
Andy McDonald
Vice Chair
Labour - Middlesbrough
Joined: 4th May 2022
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Ian Mearns MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 7074.

Email: ian.mearns.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Liam Gregson, Northern Housing Consortium Ltd, Loftus House, Colima Avenue, Sunderland Enterprise Park, Sunderland SR5 3XB. Tel: 0191 566 1034

Email: liam.gregson@nhc.org.uk

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

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Housing in the North APPG

Former APPG Officers
Simon Clarke Portrait
Simon Clarke
Vice Chair
Conservative - Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland
Joined: 8th November 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Andrew Stephenson Portrait
Andrew Stephenson
Vice Chair
Conservative - Pendle
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 24th November 2016
No other APPG Memberships
Alec Shelbrooke Portrait
Alec Shelbrooke
Vice Chair
Conservative - Elmet and Rothwell
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 24th November 2016