Housing in the North APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 06/10/2021

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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.

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Recent Documents related to Housing in the North

1. Homes England RFI releases for October 2019
11/03/2020 - Homes England
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Found: Midlands 258 THBF - Housing Development Loans 78 Approved East Midlands 293 THBF - Housing Development Loans

2. Homes England RFI releases for October 2019
11/03/2020 - Homes England
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Found: Withdrawal Housing Development Loan East Midlands 327 Ineligible Housing Development

3. Homes England RFI releases for October 2019
11/03/2020 - Homes England
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Found: Keepmoat - Gedling 980 East Midlands 440 THBF - Housing Development Loans Meadowview Homes Limited - Wessington

4. Homes for the North (c/o Riverside) - written evidence
03/09/2019 - Inquiry: Regional Imbalances in the UK Economy - Treasury Committee
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Found: for the North (c/o Riverside)                 Written evidence submitted by Homes for the North (RDE0057) 1

5. Regulatory judgement: North Star Housing Group
02/12/2020 - Regulator of Social Housing
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Found: judgement: North Star Housing Group The Regulator of Social Housing's view of how well North Star Housing

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Recent Speeches related to Housing in the North

1. Housing: North Somerset
03/11/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: opportunity to raise the issue of housing and house building numbers for North Somerset. I will make some comments - Speech Link

2. House Building Targets: North East Bedfordshire
09/06/2021 - Westminster Hall

1: considered the effect of housebuilding targets in North East Bedfordshire constituency.I am delighted - Speech Link

3. Building Out Extant Planning Permissions
30/10/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: the need for more homes, including more social housing and more homes that people can afford, and where - Speech Link
2: provision of affordable housing is written into any agreement, but if all housing is viewed as a social - Speech Link

4. Planning for the Future
15/12/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: industry; but above all we need to decarbonise our housing. We need a step change in how our homes are built - Speech Link
2: They are the ones who are living in the worst housing and who will benefit most from the reduction in - Speech Link
3: White Paper would more than double the annual housing target for the borough of Barnet to 5,744 units - Speech Link

5. 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

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Housing in the North
1. Housing: North West
asked by: Mark Menzies
01/03/2021
... what estimate he has made of the number of properties completed by Homes England in the North West in each of the last three years.

2. Housing: Enfield North
asked by: Feryal Clark
20/04/2021
... what steps he is taking to support leaseholders living in buildings under 18 metres in height with (a) dangerous cladding and (b) other fire safety defects in Enfield North constituency.

3. Housing: North East
asked by: Kevan Jones
29/05/2018
... how much of the Homes England Home Building Fund has been spent in the North East since October 2016.

4. Housing: North of England
asked by: Lord Beecham
19/10/2020
... in affected areas.

5. Housing: North Cornwall
asked by: Scott Mann
27/02/2018
... and how many of those homes were affordable homes.

Latest Questions
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12 Current APPG Officers
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
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

Group's Website:

https://www.northern-consortium.org.uk/services/policy/parliament/appg-for-housing-in-the-north/

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