Social Mobility APPG

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

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To discuss and evaluate key issues and indicators of social mobility and barriers to it. To hold seminars and meetings to present and highlight the latest research on social mobility.

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Recent Documents related to Social Mobility

1. State of the nation 2021: Social mobility and the pandemic
20/07/2021 - Social Mobility Commission
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Found: nation 2021:Social mobility and the pandemicJuly 2021State of the nation 2021: Social mobility and the pandemicState

2. Social Mobility Commission quarterly reports for 10 Downing Street
16/08/2021 - Social Mobility Commission
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Found: Social Mobility Commission quarterly reports for 10 Downing Street Social Mobility Commission

3. Changing gears: understanding downward social mobility
18/11/2020 - Social Mobility Commission
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Found: understanding downward social mobility Research on the causes of downward social mobility, its impact and

4. Social Mobility Commission unveils Annual Review 2020
03/02/2021 - Social Mobility Commission
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Found: Social Mobility Commission unveils Annual Review 2020 The Social Mobility Commission

5. Social mobility barometer poll results 2019
21/01/2020 - Social Mobility Commission
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Found: Social mobility barometer poll results 2019 The public's attitude to social mobility in 2019

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Social Mobility

1. Social Mobility
12/02/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: move,That this House has considered social mobility.It is a pleasure to serve under your - Speech Link
2: intervention. I, too, am a product of social mobility: education and social mobility have characterised my life - Speech Link

2. Social Mobility
29/01/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: the ten steps to improve social mobility contained in the Sutton Trust’s Mobility Manifesto, published in - Speech Link
2: Lords, I am delighted to open this debate on social mobility and by the level of interest it has generated - Speech Link

3. Covid-19: Social Mobility
21/07/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: research by the Social Mobility Commission and others pointed out the barriers to social mobility in Britain - Speech Link
2: to know the full impact of the pandemic on social mobility in this country. However, since 2010, the attainment - Speech Link
3: year-olds are educated in that sector. The Social Mobility Commission commended the discretionary bursary - Speech Link

4. Social Mobility: Treasury Reform
11/06/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: move,That this House has considered social mobility and Treasury reform.It is a pleasure - Speech Link
2: that the Opposition have not understood what social mobility means. It means equality of opportunity. It - Speech Link

5. Covid-19: Social Mobility
07/12/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: generation, who may not get the chance of social mobility through education and work that others have - Speech Link
2: the creative industries are from working-class social origins. Covid has had a devastating impact on - Speech Link
3: relationship between child poverty and a lack of social mobility, but she has a special interest as independent - Speech Link

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Recent Questions related to Social Mobility
1. Social Mobility
asked by: Afzal Khan
30/07/2020
... how her Department measures social mobility.

2. Social Mobility
asked by: Andrew Griffith
04/12/2020
... what steps he is taking to promote social and economic mobility throughout the UK.

3. Social Mobility
asked by: Lord Watson of Invergowrie
28/01/2021
... published in November 2020; and what plans they have to address the Commission's finding that one in five people move into a lower occupational group than their parents.

4. Social Mobility
asked by: Lord Bassam of Brighton
13/02/2020
... to discuss the issues raised in that report.

5. Social Mobility
asked by: Lord Taylor of Warwick
05/02/2020
... they plan to take in response.

Latest Questions
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14 Current APPG Officers
Baroness Tyler of Enfield Portrait
Baroness Tyler of Enfield
Co-Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
David Johnston Portrait
David Johnston
Co-Chair
Conservative - Wantage
Joined: 24th February 2020
Lord Bird Portrait
Lord Bird
Vice Chair
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 7th August 2020
Damian Hinds Portrait
Damian Hinds
Vice Chair
Conservative - East Hampshire
Joined: 2nd June 2021
Andrea Jenkyns Portrait
Andrea Jenkyns
Vice Chair
Conservative - Morley and Outwood
Joined: 21st November 2018
2 APPG Memberships
Italy , Music
Baroness Morris of Yardley Portrait
Baroness Morris of Yardley
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Lucy Powell Portrait
Lucy Powell
Vice Chair
Labour (Co-op) - Manchester Central
Joined: 28th September 2017
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Karin Smyth MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA.

Email: karin.smyth.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Ruby Nightingale, The Sutton Trust, 9th Floor, Millbank Tower, 21-24 Millbank, London SW1P 4QP. Tel: 020 7802 1928

Email: ruby.nightingale@suttontrust.com

Secretariat:

The Sutton Trust acts as the group's secretariat. https://www.suttontrust.com/

Group's Website:

https://www.suttontrust.com/policy/all-party-parliamentary-group-on-social-mobility/

Benefits in Kind
Date
3 Feb 2021
Source
Sutton Trust
Description
Secretariat   From : 03/02/2021 To : 02/02/2022
Value
£3,001
Date
3 Feb 2020
Source
Sutton Trust
Description
Secretariat   From : 03/02/2020 To : 02/02/2021
Value
£3,001
Date
12 Jul 2019
Source
Sutton Trust
Description
Secretariat   From : 12/07/2019 To : 11/07/2020
Value
£3,001
Date
12 Jul 2018
Source
Sutton Trust
Description
Secretariat   From : 12/07/2018 To : 11/07/2019
Value
£3,001
Date
1 Jan 2018
Source
Sutton Trust
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/01/2018 To : 31/12/2018
Value
£3,001
Date
1 Jan 2017
Source
Sutton Trust
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/01/2017 To : 31/12/2017
Value
£3,001
Date
1 Jan 2017
Source
Sutton Trust
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/01/2017 To : 31/12/2017
Value
£3,001
Date
1 Jan 2016
Source
Sutton Trust
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/01/2016 To : 31/12/2016
Value
£3,001

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Social Mobility APPG

Former APPG Officers
Andrea Jenkyns Portrait
Andrea Jenkyns
Vice Chair
Conservative - Morley and Outwood
Joined: 21st November 2018
Departed: 24th February 2020
2 APPG Memberships
Italy , Music
Lucy Allan Portrait
Lucy Allan
Vice Chair
Conservative - Telford
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
Lord Austin of Dudley Portrait
Lord Austin of Dudley
Vice Chair
Non-affiliated - Life peer
Joined: 21st November 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
Justine Greening Portrait
Justine Greening
Vice Chair
Independent - Former Member for Putney
Joined: 21st November 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Natalie McGarry Portrait
Natalie McGarry
Vice Chair
Independent - Former Member for Glasgow East
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Chloe Smith Portrait
Chloe Smith
Vice Chair
Conservative - Norwich North
Joined: 12th October 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Field of Birkenhead Portrait
Lord Field of Birkenhead
Vice Chair
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 31st August 2016
No other APPG Memberships
Baroness Sharp of Guildford Portrait
Baroness Sharp of Guildford
Treasurer/Secretary
Liberal Democrat - Retired on 31 July 2016
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 21st July 2016
No other APPG Memberships