Parents and Families APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 02/05/2017

Note: This APPG was last registered on 2nd May 2017. The APPG was not registered in the latest release of 6th Oct 2021 and may be defunct.

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 Parents and Families

1. Working Families - written evidence
15/05/2019 - Inquiry: Universal Credit - In-work progression - Work and Pensions Committee
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Found: FamiliesWritten evidence from Working Families (UCI0025) Working Families and Family Friendly Working Scotland’s

2. Coram - written evidence
03/07/2019 - Inquiry: School holiday poverty - Work and Pensions Committee
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Found: are a range of different reasons why low income families and disadvantaged children can be at particular

3. The economics of Universal Credit
24/03/2020 - Inquiry: The economics of Universal Credit - Economic Affairs Committee
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Found: can. However, reductions in welfare support for families have directly contributed to the rise in child

4. Childcare and early years survey of parents 2018: follow-up survey report
21/02/2020 - Department for Education
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Found: or disabilities 12 Children™s use of apps 12 Parents™ use of apps 18 The home learning environment

5. CLIC Sargent - written evidence
22/05/2019 - Inquiry: Support for the bereaved - Work and Pensions Committee
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Found: their families. Last year we provided services to 7,010 young cancer patients and their families and gave

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Recent Speeches related to Parents and Families

1. Historical Stillbirth Burials and Cremations
06/02/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: raised awareness of the importance of supporting families bereaved through a stillbirth and other types - Speech Link
2: culture and about how women were treated. With families now coming forward wanting information about what - Speech Link
3: for stillborn babies to be cremated and told the parents that, because the baby was small, it would not - Speech Link

2. Free Childcare
09/03/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: titled, “Provide 15 hours free childcare to working parents for children over 9 months”, was signed by more - Speech Link

3. Universal Credit: Effect of Child Element on Separated Parents
04/11/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: child element of universal credit on separated parents.It is a tremendous pleasure to serve under - Speech Link

4. Education (Guidance about Costs of School Uniforms) Bill (First sitting)
16/09/2020 - Public Bill Committees

1: from across the country, thousands of children, parents, carers and schools will be glad to hear that the - Speech Link
2: the ability of families and friends to use hand-me-downs. Lisa found that many parents she knew, who were - Speech Link
3: that the uniform is still too expensive for many parents, I would be interested to hear how they could challenge - Speech Link

5. Education (Guidance about Costs of School Uniforms) Bill
13/03/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: I am hoping that for thousands of hard-pressed families up and down our country, this day will be a milestone - Speech Link
2: but it must be about quality and ensuring that parents do not have to keep buying uniform. Obviously, - Speech Link
3: market to bring down costs for many hard-pressed families—a point well made by the Competition and Markets - Speech Link

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Recent Questions related to Parents and Families
1. Families
asked by: Fiona Bruce
03/03/2021
... what steps his Department is taking to support and promote stable and secure family life to ensure that children have the best start.

2. Families
asked by: Fiona Bruce
03/03/2021
... what steps his Department is taking to strengthen families.

3. Families
asked by: Fiona Bruce
08/10/2020
... what that allocation has been spent on.

4. Families
asked by: Tulip Siddiq
18/09/2020
... what progress he has made on integrating family hubs with the Troubled Families Programme.

5. Families
asked by: Lord Farmer
14/04/2020
... and (2) what support that minister will receive.

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Former APPG Members
Angela Crawley Portrait
Angela Crawley
Chair & Registered Contact
Scottish National Party - Lanark and Hamilton East
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
None Portrait
Bishop of Durham
Co-Chair
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
Lord Northbourne Portrait
Lord Northbourne
Co-Chair
Crossbench - Retired on 4 September 2018
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
None Portrait
Earl of Listowel
Treasurer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
Baroness Tyler of Enfield Portrait
Baroness Tyler of Enfield
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
John Glen Portrait
John Glen
Vice Chair
Conservative - Salisbury
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Caroline Ansell Portrait
Caroline Ansell
Vice Chair
Conservative - Eastbourne
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
David Lammy Portrait
David Lammy
Vice Chair
Labour - Tottenham
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
3 APPG Memberships
Alevis , British Jews , Faith and Society
Alex Cunningham Portrait
Alex Cunningham
Vice Chair
Labour - Stockton North
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 12th October 2016
Natalie McGarry Portrait
Natalie McGarry
Vice Chair
Independent - Former Member for Glasgow East
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 12th October 2016
No other APPG Memberships
Baroness Sharp of Guildford Portrait
Baroness Sharp of Guildford
Secretary
Liberal Democrat - Retired on 31 July 2016
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 21st July 2016
No other APPG Memberships
Benefits in Kind
Date
1 Jan 2015
Source
Family and Childcare Trust
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/01/2015 To : 31/12/2015
Value
£1,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Parents and Families APPG