Migration APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 10/03/2021

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To support the emergence of mainstream, progressive policy debate on migration in the UK parliament.

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 Migration

1. Center for Global Development (CGD) - written evidence
24/04/2019 - Inquiry: Finding a diplomatic route: European responses to irregular migration - Foreign Affairs Committee
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Found: Summary Development aid alone will not deter migration. Root causes are complex, and there is insufficient

2. Response to ONS transformation consultation
16/05/2019 - Migration Advisory Committee (MAC)
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Found: Migration Advisory Committee

3. Migration Advisory Committee: annual accounts report, 2018 to 2019
30/01/2020 - Migration Advisory Committee (MAC)
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Found: Corporate report Migration Advisory Committee: annual accounts report, 2018 to 2019

4. International Migration Statistics for Northern Ireland 2019
27/08/2020 - Department of Finance (Northern Ireland)
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Found: National Statistics International Migration Statistics for Northern Ireland 2019 Estimates

5. Migration Advisory Committee meeting minutes 2019
17/07/2019 - Migration Advisory Committee (MAC)
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Found: Migration Advisory Committee meeting minutes 2019 - GOV.UK

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Migration

1. History Curriculum: Migration
18/06/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: That this House has considered teaching migration in the history curriculum.It is a pleasure - Speech Link
2: exactly the argument I will go on to make: a migration-focused articulation of British history is also - Speech Link
3: subject to Westminster Hall. When we talk about migration, we cannot ignore the fact that our great nation - Speech Link

2. Net Migration
03/02/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: response. I declare my interest as president of Migration Watch UK. I am afraid that I do not have a booklet - Speech Link
2: will see how we got that figure. Last week, the Migration Advisory Committee made some recommendations that - Speech Link
3: assessment has been made on provision of care if net migration is reduced? There is real concern in the care - Speech Link

3. Migration Advisory Committee
30/04/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: considered the composition of the Migration Advisory Committee.The Migration Advisory Committee has six - Speech Link
2: an important point. For instance, some of the Migration Advisory Committee’s advice has been that it does - Speech Link
3: appropriate for Ministers to say anything about migration matters until the committee has reached a conclusion - Speech Link

4. Universal Credit: Managed Migration
23/07/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: claimants on to universal credit. This managed migration involves moving claimants who are still on legacy - Speech Link
2: masse on to universal credit—known as managed migration—and the losses faced by people getting the severe - Speech Link

5. Universal Credit
16/10/2018 - Lords Chamber

1: take a slow and measured approach to managed migration. That is why we will continue to take a ‘test - Speech Link
2: beginning of next year, we want to move to managed migration in a very slow and careful way. We want to be - Speech Link
3: be no delay in the publication of the managed migration regulations and that the Social Security Advisory - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Migration
1. Migration
asked by: Stuart C McDonald
04/06/2020
... what recent assessment she has made of the effect of her proposed future immigration policy on net international migration to (a) the UK and (b) each of the devolved nations.

2. Migration
asked by: Nigel Evans
02/05/2019
... what plans her Department has to create a national strategy on migration and forced displacement.

3. Migration
asked by: Lord Alton of Liverpool
01/04/2019
... why not.

4. Migration
asked by: Jo Stevens
17/12/2018
... (b) agricultural labourers and (c) international students.

5. Migration
asked by: Nicholas Soames
19/11/2018
... what contribution the Government plans to make to the Global Compact for Migration.

Latest Questions
7 Current APPG Officers
Steve Double Portrait
Steve Double
Vice Chair
Conservative - St Austell and Newquay
Joined: 10th October 2018
Lord Bishop of Durham Portrait
Lord Bishop of Durham
Vice Chair
Bishops - Bishops
Joined: 7th August 2020
2 APPG Memberships
Compassionate Politics , Refugees
Neil Coyle Portrait
Neil Coyle
Secretary
Labour - Bermondsey and Old Southwark
Joined: 4th November 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

David Simmonds MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 0207 219 3000.

Email: david.simmonds.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Heather Staff, Refugee, Asylum and Migration Policy Project (RAMP), The Courtyard High St Ascot SL5 7HP

Email: Heather.staff@rampproject.org

Secretariat:

Refugee, Asylum and Migration Policy Project (RAMP) acts as the group's secretariat. https://www.rampproject.org/

Group's Website:

http://appgmigration.org.uk/

Benefits in Kind
Date
21 Jan 2020
Source
Refugee, Asylum and Migration Policy Project (RAMP)
Description
Secretariat   From : 21/01/2020 To : 20/01/2021
Value
£1,501
Date
21 Jan 2020
Source
Good Faith Partnership LLP
Description
Secretariat   From : 21/01/2020 To : 20/01/2021
Value
£3,001
Date
17 Jul 2018
Source
Migrants' Rights Network
Description
Secretariat   From : 17/07/2018 To : 16/07/2019
Value
£12,001
Date
17 Jul 2018
Source
The Good Faith Partnership
Description
Secretariat   From : 17/07/2018 To : 16/07/2019
Value
£3,001
Date
17 Jul 2017
Source
Migrants' Rights Network
Description
Secretariat   From : 17/07/2017 To : 16/07/2018
Value
£12,001
Date
1 Jan 2016
Source
Migrants Rights Network
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/01/2016 To : 31/12/2016
Value
£31,501
Date
1 Jan 2015
Source
Migrants Rights Network
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/01/2015 To : 31/12/2015
Value
£31,501
Financial Benefits Received
Date
31 Mar 2017
Source
Ernst and Young
Value
£10,000
Former APPG Officers
Kate Green Portrait
Kate Green
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Stretford and Urmston
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 24th September 2020
3 APPG Memberships
British Sikhs , Dalits , Srebrenica
Baroness Prashar Portrait
Baroness Prashar
Vice-Chair
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 24th November 2016
Departed: 29th August 2018
Matt Warman Portrait
Matt Warman
Vice-Chair
Conservative - Boston and Skegness
Joined: 24th November 2016
Departed: 29th August 2018
No other APPG Memberships
Paul Blomfield Portrait
Paul Blomfield
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Sheffield Central
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 12th October 2016
Richard Bacon Portrait
Richard Bacon
Vice Chair
Conservative - South Norfolk
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 12th October 2016