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Supported Housing

EDM number 833 in 2016-17, proposed by Peter Aldous on 20/12/2016.
Categorised under the topics of Housing benefits and Supported housing.

That this House welcomes the Government's deferral of the planned housing benefit cap for supported housing residents until 2019-20; notes that people living in supported housing face a number of challenges, including significant mental health problems, learning disability, physical disability, homelessness, addiction and fleeing domestic violence; further notes that this provision is vital to the realisation of ambitions set out in the Five Year Forward View for Mental Health, the Transforming Care Programme and the Homelessness Reduction Bill; expresses concern about the potential inadequacy of the proposed local top-up fund to replace housing benefit spend; further expresses concern about the impact that these proposals could have on the ability of housing providers to develop and maintain supported housing services; and calls on the Government to ensure that these groups are adequately protected by any future reforms and it explores ways to make better use of resources to improve the lives of those relying on supported housing, including developing the use of Housing First and other innovative approaches.

This motion has been signed by a total of 51 MPs.

MPDateConstituencyPartyType
Peter Aldous20/12/2016WaveneyConservativeProposed
Alan Brown20/12/2016Kilmarnock and LoudounScottish National PartySeconded
Norman Lamb20/12/2016North NorfolkLiberal DemocratSeconded
Peter Bottomley20/12/2016Worthing WestConservativeSeconded
Gordon Henderson09/01/2017Sittingbourne and SheppeyConservativeSeconded
Martin Vickers10/01/2017CleethorpesConservativeSeconded
Mark Durkan10/01/2017FoyleSocial Democratic and Labour PartySigned
Alan Meale10/01/2017MansfieldLabourSigned
Jim Cunningham11/01/2017Coventry SouthLabourSigned
Margaret Ritchie11/01/2017South DownSocial Democratic and Labour PartySigned
Bob Blackman11/01/2017Harrow EastConservativeSigned
Ronnie Campbell13/01/2017Blyth ValleyLabourSigned
Jess Phillips16/01/2017Birmingham, YardleyLabourSigned
Roger Godsiff16/01/2017Birmingham, Hall GreenLabourSigned
16/01/2017Richmond ParkLiberal DemocratSigned
Frank Field16/01/2017BirkenheadLabourSigned
Ivan Lewis17/01/2017Bury SouthLabourSigned
Vernon Coaker17/01/2017GedlingLabourSigned
David Winnick17/01/2017Walsall NorthLabourSigned
Mark Williams17/01/2017CeredigionLiberal DemocratSigned
Stephen Twigg18/01/2017Liverpool, West DerbyLabourSigned
Yvonne Fovargue18/01/2017MakerfieldLabourSigned
John Pugh18/01/2017SouthportLiberal DemocratSigned
Caroline Lucas18/01/2017Brighton, PavilionGreenSigned
Margaret Hodge19/01/2017BarkingLabourSigned
John Mann19/01/2017BassetlawLabourSigned
Albert Owen19/01/2017Ynys MLabourSigned
Graham Brady20/01/2017Altrincham and Sale WestConservativeSigned
Ian Mearns23/01/2017GatesheadLabourSigned
Barry Sheerman23/01/2017HuddersfieldLabourSigned
Jim Dowd23/01/2017Lewisham West and PengeLabourSigned
Greg Mulholland24/01/2017Leeds North WestLiberal DemocratSigned
Alison McGovern24/01/2017Wirral SouthLabourSigned
Rosie Cooper25/01/2017West LancashireLabourSigned
Graham Jones26/01/2017HyndburnLabourSigned
Tom Brake27/01/2017Carshalton and WallingtonLiberal DemocratSigned
Dennis Skinner30/01/2017BolsoverLabourSigned
Fiona Mactaggart31/01/2017SloughLabourSigned
Ian Lucas01/02/2017WrexhamLabourSigned
Colleen Fletcher01/02/2017Coventry North EastLabourSigned
Virendra Sharma06/02/2017Ealing, SouthallLabourSigned
Chuka Umunna08/02/2017StreathamLabourSigned
Wes Streeting20/02/2017Ilford NorthLabourSigned
Catherine McKinnell20/02/2017Newcastle upon Tyne NorthLabourSigned
David Crausby22/02/2017Bolton North EastLabourSigned
Toby Perkins23/02/2017ChesterfieldLabourSigned
Helen Goodman13/03/2017Bishop AucklandLabourSigned
Bill Esterson16/03/2017Sefton CentralLabourSigned
Kate Hoey20/03/2017VauxhallLabourSigned
Rachael Maskell30/03/2017York CentralLabour/Co-operativeSigned
Tom Blenkinsop18/04/2017Middlesbrough South and East ClevelandLabourSigned

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