Missing Children and Adults APPG

First Registered: 27/01/2021 • Last updated on: 21/04/2021

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To raise awareness about the issues faced by children and adults who go missing from home or care and the families they leave behind.

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 Missing Children and Adults

1. Missing persons, guardianship and the presumption of death
08/01/2019 - Parliamentary Research

Found: BRIEFING PAPER Number 04890, 8 January 2019 Missing persons, guardianship and the presumption of death

2. Powers and operational procedure
08/08/2019 - Immigration Enforcement
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Found: ....... .............................. 10 Children: definition and safeguarding responsibilities

3. Missing Children and Adults
27/01/2021 - APPGs

Found: awareness about the issues faced by children and adults who go missing from home or care and the families

4. Joint inspections of child exploitation
16/05/2019 - Care Quality Commission (CQC)
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Found: November 2018 Reference no: 180032 Protecting children from criminal exploitation, human trafficking

5. Christine Beddoe - written evidence
16/10/2018 - Inquiry: Modern slavery - Home Affairs Committee
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Found: chaired by Frank Field MP, as special advisor on children. In 2017 I was advisor to the Human Trafficking

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Missing Children and Adults

1. Exploitation of Missing Looked-after Children
23/10/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: sexual and criminal exploitation of missing looked after children.It is a pleasure to serve under - Speech Link

2. Unregulated Accommodation: 16 to 17-year-olds
15/10/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: trying to find a 16-year-old boy who had gone missing from his unregulated accommodation in Bedfordshire - Speech Link
2: the House.Many of these homes also have adults up to the age of 25 in them, and we know that drug - Speech Link
3: is how 16 and 17-year-olds in care regularly go missing? Does he also agree that local authorities and - Speech Link

3. County Lines Exploitation: London
17/01/2018 - Westminster Hall

1: all-party parliamentary group on runaway and missing children and adults.London gangs and criminal networks - Speech Link
2: past year has been to understand that some of our children are being coerced into those gangs? Is she pleased - Speech Link

4. Missing Persons Guardianship
12/02/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: to move,That this House has considered missing persons guardianship.It is a pleasure to - Speech Link

5. Children Missing from Care Homes
08/05/2018 - Westminster Hall

1: move,That this House has considered children missing from care homes.It is a great pleasure - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Missing Children and Adults
1. Children: Missing Persons
asked by: Emma Lewell-Buck
08/06/2020
... how many children have been reported missing from the family home since the introduction of the covid-19 lockdown; and how many of those incidents had domestic abuse citied as a contributing factor.

2. Children: Missing Persons
asked by: Emma Lewell-Buck
08/06/2020
... what guidance his Department has issued to (a) local authorities and (b) police forces on the (i) reporting of and (ii) response to children going missing from the family home during covid-19 lockdown.

3. Missing Persons: Children
asked by: Emma Lewell-Buck
08/06/2020
... (b) 2018-19 and (c) 2019-20; and when he plans to publish missing persons data for those periods.

4. Children: Missing Persons
asked by: Peter Kyle
23/10/2020
... to allow those parties to prepare adequate action plans.

5. Missing Persons: Children
asked by: Peter Kyle
09/10/2020
... how many missing children incidents were reported at each risk level (a) in each quarter since March 2019 and (b) since 23 March 2020.

Latest Questions
4 Current APPG Officers
Rehman Chishti Portrait
Rehman Chishti
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Gillingham and Rainham
Joined: 27th January 2021
1 APPG Membership
Kuwait
Baroness Hamwee Portrait
Baroness Hamwee
Co-Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 27th January 2021
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Rehman Chishti MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 7075.

Email: rehman.chishti.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Josie Allan, Missing People, 284 Upper Richmond Road West, London SW14 7JE. Tel: 020 8392 4524

Email: josie.allan@missingpeople.org.uk

Secretariat:

Missing People and The Children's Society jointly act as the group's secretariat. http://www.missingpeople.org.uk/ and https://www.childrenssociety.org.uk/

Group's Website:

https://www.missingpeople.org.uk/for-professionals/information-and-policy/policy/appg

Benefits in Kind
Date
9 Dec 2020
Source
Missing People
Description
Joint Secretariat   From : 09/12/2020 To : 08/12/2021
Value
£1,501
Date
9 Dec 2020
Source
The Children's Society
Description
Joint Secretariat   From : 09/12/2020 To : 08/12/2021
Value
£1,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Missing Children and Adults APPG