Looked After Children and Care Leavers APPG

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

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To promote the voice of care-experienced children and young people, in order to promote first-class government policy for children in care and care leavers.

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 Looked After Children and Care Leavers

1. National protocol on reducing criminalisation of looked-after children
27/11/2018 - Department for Education
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Found: unnecessary criminalisation of looked-after children and care leavers November 2018 Contents

2. EU Settlement Scheme and looked-after children and care leavers
02/09/2019 - Parliamentary Research

Found: 2019 EU Settlement Scheme and looked-after children and care leavers By Melissa Macdonald Bess Jap

3. Junior individual saving accounts for looked-after children
09/07/2020 - Department for Education
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Found: accounts for looked-after children Statutory guidance on Junior ISAs for children and young people

4. EU Settlement Scheme: looked-after children and care leavers guidance
01/05/2020 - UK Visas and Immigration
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Found: EU Settlement Scheme: looked-after children and care leavers guidance Guidance for local

5. EU Settlement Scheme: looked-after children and care leavers guidance
01/05/2020 - Home Office
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Found: EU Settlement Scheme: looked-after children and care leavers guidance Guidance for local

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Recent Speeches related to Looked After Children and Care Leavers

1. EU Settlement Scheme: Looked-after Children and Care Leavers
03/09/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: considered the EU Settlement Scheme and looked-after children and care leavers.Good morning, Mr Bone. It - Speech Link
2: it to a parent, but of course if the child is in care, the relationship with their parent is strained - Speech Link

2. Children in Care: Unregulated Accommodation
17/11/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: Children’s Commissioner for England Unregulated: children in care living in semi-independent accommodation, - Speech Link
2: clear that unregulated provision for children in care and care leavers needs to be reformed. We have consulted - Speech Link
3: staff members with criminal records to work with children. What action have the Government taken to deal - Speech Link

3. Support for Care Leavers
16/11/2017 - Westminster Hall

1: Department for Work and Pensions’ support for care leavers.It is a pleasure to serve under your - Speech Link

4. Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (Legal Aid for Separated Children) (Miscellaneous Amendments) Order 2019
01/10/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: instrument makes provision for separated migrant children to be eligible for legal aid for civil legal services - Speech Link

5. The Care Planning, Placement and Case Review (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2021
22/03/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: introduce the additional protections for older children, to which they have committed, at the earliest - Speech Link

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Recent Questions related to Looked After Children and Care Leavers
1. Care Leavers
asked by: Dan Jarvis
18/01/2021
... what support his Department plans to provide to children leaving local authority care for the financial year 2020-21.

2. Care Leavers
asked by: Jon Trickett
20/11/2020
... what steps he is taking to provide continued support to children leaving care upon turning 18 years of age.

3. Care Leavers
asked by: Tulip Siddiq
27/11/2020
... what plans his Department has to (a) provide additional social care support for care leavers and (b) integrate the support his Department provides to care leavers with other Government support programmes for that group.

4. Care Leavers
asked by: Tim Loughton
08/04/2019
... how many care leavers were living independently without support in England by (a) age and (b) local authority in every year since 2009.

5. Care Leavers
asked by: Paul Williams
26/03/2019
... what recent assessment he has made of the adequacy of care and support offered to care leavers.

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7 Current APPG Officers
Baroness Young of Hornsey Portrait
Baroness Young of Hornsey
Co-Vice-Chair
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 21st April 2021
Lucy Allan Portrait
Lucy Allan
Officer
Conservative - Telford
Joined: 24th February 2020
1 APPG Membership
Choice at the End of Life
Lord Watson of Invergowrie Portrait
Lord Watson of Invergowrie
Officer
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 2nd June 2021
2 APPG Memberships
British Council , Oracy
Marie Rimmer Portrait
Marie Rimmer
Officer
Labour - St Helens South and Whiston
Joined: 24th February 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Steve McCabe MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 3509.

Email: mccabes@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Sam Turner, Become, 15-18 White Lion Street, London N1 9PG. Tel: 020 7251 3117

Email: appg@becomecharity.org.uk

Secretariat:

Become acts as the group's secretariat. http://www.becomecharity.org.uk/

Group's Website:

https://www.becomecharity.org.uk/improving-the-care-system/appg/

Benefits in Kind
Date
28 Jan 2021
Source
Become
Description
Secretariat   From : 28/01/2021 To : 27/01/2022
Value
£9,001
Date
28 Jan 2020
Source
Become
Description
Secretariat   From : 28/01/2020 To : 27/01/2021
Value
£9,001
Date
6 Sep 2018
Source
Become
Description
Secretariat   From : 06/09/2018 To : 05/09/2019
Value
£9,001
Date
6 Sep 2017
Source
Become
Description
Secretariat   From : 06/09/2017 To : 05/09/2018
Value
£13,501
Date
1 Jan 2016
Source
The Who Cares? Trust
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/01/2016 To : 31/12/2016
Value
£16,501
Date
1 Jan 2016
Source
Become
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/01/2016 To : 31/12/2016
Value
£16,501
Date
14 Jul 2015
Source
The Who Cares? Trust
Description
Secretariat   From : 14/07/2015 To : 31/12/2015
Value
£15,001
Date
1 Jan 2015
Source
The Who Cares? Trust
Description
Secretariat   From : 04/07/2015 To : 31/12/2015
Value
£6,001

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Looked After Children and Care Leavers APPG

Former APPG Officers
Baroness Young of Old Scone Portrait
Baroness Young of Old Scone
Co-Vice-Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 24th February 2020
Departed: 10th March 2021
Earl of Listowel Portrait
Earl of Listowel
Co-Vice Chair
Crossbench - Excepted Hereditary
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Alex Burghart Portrait
Alex Burghart
Officer
Conservative - Brentwood and Ongar
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
2 APPG Memberships
Assistive Technology , Boxing
None Portrait
Earl of Listowel
Co-Vice Chair
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
Louise Haigh Portrait
Louise Haigh
Secretary
Labour - Sheffield, Heeley
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
2 APPG Memberships
Antisemitism , Football