The APPG for 'left behind' neighbourhoods was active between June 2020 and March 2024. This website will no longer be updated.

Paul Howell MP Co-Chair - Conservative Member for Sedgefield
Jo Gideon MP Vice-Chair - Conservative Member for Stoke-on-Trent Central
Paulette Hamilton MP Vice-Chair - Labour Member for Birmingham, Erdington
Dr Kieran Mullan MP Vice-Chair - Conservative Member for Crewe and Nantwich
Alexander Stafford MP Vice-Chair - Conservative Member for Rother Valley
Rt Hon the Baroness Armstrong of Hill Top Vice-Chair - Labour peer
Mike Amesbury MP Officer - Labour Member for Weaver Vale
Sally-Ann Hart MP Officer - Conservative Member for Hastings and Rye
Eddie Hughes MP Officer - Conservative Member for Walsall North
Ian Levy MP Officer – Conservative Member for Blyth Valley
Andrew Lewer MBE MP Officer - Conservative Member for Northampton South
Karin Smyth MP Officer - Labour Member for Bristol South
Lord Glasman Officer - Labour peer
Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts CBE Officer - Conservative peer


  • Lee Anderson MP Reform UK, Ashfield
  • Shaun Bailey MP Conservative, West Bromwich West
  • Rt Hon. the Lord Michael Bates Conservative peer
  • Sir Peter Bottomley MP Conservative, Worthing West
  • Ben Bradley MP Conservative, Mansfield
  • Ian Byrne MP Labour, Liverpool West Derby
  • Rt Hon. Liam Byrne MP Labour, Birmingham Hodge Hill
  • Rt Hon. Sir Alan Campbell MP Labour, Tynemouth
  • Judith Cummins MP Labour, Bradford South
  • Alex Cunningham MP Labour, Stockton North
  • Ashley Dalton MP Labour, West Lancashire
  • Peter Dowd MP Labour, Bootle
  • Maria Eagle MP Labour, Garston and Halewood
  • Baroness Eaton DBE DL Conservative peer
  • Julie Elliott MP Labour, Sunderland Central
  • Simon Fell MP Conservative, Barrow and Furness
  • Yvonne Fovargue MP Labour, Makerfield
  • Mary Kelly Foy MP Labour, City of Durham
  • Gill Furniss MP Labour, Sheffield Brightside and Hillsborough
  • Rt Hon. Sir Roger Gale MP Conservative, Thanet North
  • Rt Hon. Robert Goodwill MP Conservative, Scarborough and Whitby
  • Lilian Greenwood MP Labour, Nottingham South
  • Andrew Gwynne MP Labour, Denton and Reddish
  • Baroness Hayman of Ullock Labour peer
  • Rt Hon. Dame Margaret Hodge DBE MP Labour, Barking
  • Rt Hon. Sir George Howarth MP Labour, Knowsley
  • Tom Hunt MP Conservative, Ipswich
  • Dan Jarvis MBE MP Labour, Barnsley Central
  • Mark Jenkinson MP Conservative, Workington
  • Rt Hon. Kevan Jones MP Labour, North Durham
  • Barbara Keeley MP Labour, Worsley and Eccles South
  • Lord Khan of Burnley Labour peer
  • Rt Hon. the Lord Knight of Weymouth Labour peer
  • Danny Kruger MBE MP Conservative, Devizes
  • Robert Largan MP Conservative, High Peak
  • Ian Lavery MP Labour, Wansbeck
  • Lord Lennie Labour peer
  • Emma Lewell-Buck MP Labour, South Shields
  • Baroness Lister of Burtersett CBE Labour peer
  • Mark Logan MP Conservative, Bolton North East
  • Craig Mackinlay MP Conservative, South Thanet
  • Rachael Maskell MP Labour (Co-op), York Central
  • Rt Hon. Pat McFadden MP Labour, Wolverhampton South East
  • Rt Hon. the Lord McNally Liberal Democrats peer
  • Paul Maynard MP Conservative, Blackpool North and Cleveleys
  • Huw Merriman MP Conservative, Bexhill and Battle
  • Rt Hon. Ed Miliband MP Labour, Doncaster North
  • Alex Norris MP Labour (Co-op), Nottingham North
  • Kate Osborne MP Labour, Jarrow
  • Yasmin Qureshi MP Labour, Bolton South East
  • Jonathan Reynolds MP Labour (Co-op), Stalybridge and Hyde
  • Gary Sambrook MP Conservative, Birmingham, Northfield
  • Baroness Thornhill MBE Liberal Democrats peer
  • Karl Turner MP Labour, Kingston upon Hull East
  • Derek Twigg MP Labour, Halton
  • Baroness Verma of Leicester Conservative peer
  • Matt Vickers MP Conservative, Stockton South
  • Christian Wakeford MP Labour, Bury South
  • Rt Hon. the Lord Wallace of Saltaire Liberal Democrats Peer
  • Matt Western MP Labour, Warwick and Leamington
  • Mick Whitley MP Labour, Birkenhead
  • Rt Hon. Dame Rosie Winterton DBE MP Labour, Doncaster Central

External members

  • 3 Together
  • Action with Communities Rural Kent
  • Ambition Lawrence Weston
  • Arches Local (Central Chatham, Luton Arches)
  • Aspire Housing
  • British Future
  • Brookside
  • Carnegie UK Trust
  • Centre for Education and Youth
  • Centre for Mental Health
  • Centre for Progressive Policy
  • Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research
  • Clarion Housing Group
  • Communities in Control, Lancaster University
  • Cumbria LEP
  • DIAL Peterborough
  • Dover Big Local
  • Dyke House Big Local
  • Fields in Trust
  • Geographic Data Science Lab, University of Liverpool
  • Groundwork
  • Happy Village
  • Igloo
  • Intergenerational Foundation
  • Kensington Vision CIC
  • Kingswood and Hazel Leys Big Local
  • Knowle West Alliance
  • Learning and Work Institute
  • Life in Community CIC
  • LocalMotion
  • London Funders
  • Marsh and Mikefield Big Local
  • National Community Land Trust Network
  • New Philanthropy Capital
  • Newcastle University
  • North Cleethorpes Big Local
  • North Ormesby Big Local
  • Northern Health Science Alliance Ltd
  • Onward
  • People's Health Trust
  • Persona Insight CIC
  • Peterborough Environment City Trust
  • Policy@Manchester
  • Power to Change
  • Ramsey Million
  • REMAKe (Revolutionary East Marsh Arts Kollective)
  • Renaisi
  • Right to Succeed
  • Sale West Big Local
  • Social Investment Business (SIB)
  • South College, Durham University
  • St Vincent de Paul Society
  • The Coalfields Regeneration Trust
  • The Company of Community Organisers
  • The Salvation Army
  • Thurnscoe Big Local
  • Tim Parry Johnathan Ball Peace Foundation
  • Time and Talents
  • UK Community Foundations
  • UK in a Changing Europe
  • UK Youth
  • Volunteering Matters
  • Welsh House Farm
  • Young Hammersmith & Fulham Foundation


This is not an official website of the House of Commons or the House of Lords. It has not been approved by either House or its committees. All-Party Parliamentary Groups are informal groups of Members of both Houses with a common interest in particular issues. The views expressed in these webpages are those of the group.

Local Trust is the secretariat of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for 'left behind' neighbourhoods.

The Group's most recent AGM was held on Tuesday 11 July 2023 at 2.30pm.

Policy Documents

There are no policy documents at this time