APPG on Universal Credit Annual General Meeting 2023

On Wednesday 17th May 2023, the APPG on Universal Credit will be hosting its annual general meeting. The event will be attended by the two co-chairs, Debbie Abrahams MP and Nigel Mills MP. 

Per Parliamentary rules, the event can only be held in-person. Therefore, there will be no online function.

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Members in attendance:

  • Debbie Abrahams MP
  • Nigel Mills MP
  • Drew Hendry MP
  • Mike Kane MP
  • Baroness Lister of Burtersett
  • Alison Thewliss MP

Baroness Lister chaired the election of APPG Officers.

The APPG elected the following Parliamentarians as Officers:

  • Debbie Abrahams MP – Co-Chair
  • Nigel Mills MP – Co-Chair
  • Anne McLaughlin MP – Vice Chair
  • Drew Hendry MP
  • Baroness Lister of Buttersett
  • Alison Thewliss MP
  • Marsha de Cordova MP

Report on APPG Events – Year ending April 2023

Previous sessions of the APPG examined:

  • UC & Employment in Nov 2022
  • UC & Cost of Living in April 2023

Upcoming Sessions – June to November 2023

  • There is a report on adequacy of UC on people of working age being published soon which may clash with the APPG session on inadequacy of UC scheduled for July 2023. It was noted that the schedule will be reviewed and dates adjusted as necessary.
  • It was also noted that September inflation numbers may be topical for future session themes.

The AGM session closed at 14.00pm