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The APPG elected officials and discussed business for the year ahead. The Minutes are shared below.
Welcome and Introductions
A discussion with Lynsey Sweeney, Managing Director, Communities that Work (CtW), Secretariat to the APPG.
4. Guest speaker perspectives:
Lucy Bannister, Policy Campaigns Manager, Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF)
This meeting has taken place and the Minutes can be viewed here.
This online event is supported jointly by the Co-Chairs and officials of the APPG for Housing and Social Mobility and the APPG for Housing in the North. Communities that Work and the Northern Housing Consortium provide the secretariat to the APPGs.
‘Green Jobs, Housing and Skills’ is our flagship joint event that reflects the APPGs’ shared interests in social housing, employment, and the green jobs agenda. Lord Callanan will deliver the Keynote address and be joined by a broad range of Parliamentarians alongside expert panels from the Housing and Skills sectors.
The Annual General Meeting of the APPG on Housing and Social Mobility took place on 8th June 2021.
The Keynote address was delivered by the Rt Hon Chris Pincher MP, Minister for Housing.
The election of Parliamentary officials took place. The Co-Chairs reviewed the year and the Secretariat provided by Communities that Work was confirmed. Guest speakers from Clarion Futures described the commitment and role of social housing in social mobility, employment, and opportunity across communites.
The Annual General Meeting of the APPG on Housing and Social Mobility, from 1.00-1.50pm.
Minutes of the Meeting held on 27th January 2021.
Agenda: Welcome, Updates on APPG business, A report into Housing and Employment, Parliamentary Questions, AOB.
The APPG on Housing and Social Mobility led a national Inquiry aimed at tackling the employment and earnings gap in social housing in 2020. Launched in March 2020, this inquiry concluded in September 2020.
Election of officers to the APPG, The Inquiry on Housing and Employment, role of Communities that Work.
The APPG on Housing and Social Mobility aims to champion social housing providers that support communities to secure sustainable livelihoods. The APPG’s work will examine evidence led insights into the role that government, housing providers and stakeholders can play to best support social housing tenants and communities to access long-term, rewarding employment.