The All-Party Parliamentary Group on No Recourse to Public Funds aims to work towards the elimination of destitution amongst migrants who have ‘no recourse to public funds’ by virtue of having irregular immigration status or as a condition imposed on their visa, with a particular focus on families and vulnerable adults, and to contribute to policy and legislation in this area. 

Members of the APPG on NRPF

ChairKate Osamor MP (Labour)

Vice-chair – Stuart C McDonald MP (SNP)

Vice-chair – Baroness Lister of Burtersett (Labour)

Vice-Chair – Sir Peter Bottomley MP (Conservative)

Vice-Chair – Rt Hon John McDonnell MP (Labour)

Vice-Chair – The Lord Bishop of Durham

Vice-Chair – Anne McLaughlin (SNP)


The secretariat for the APPG on No Recourse to Public Funds is provided jointly by Project 17 and Just Fair.

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Recent Events and News from the APPG on NRPF

Nationality and Borders Bill and NRPF

We have drafted a short briefing on the Nationality and Borders Bill as laid before Parliament on the 6th of July 2021. The briefing focuses specifically on Clause 10 of the Bill which proposes to restrict access to public funds (NRPF) to refugees given Temporary Protection Status. There briefing can be found here We hope…

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Brexit, EUSS deadline and the impact on families with NRPF

The All-Party Parliamentary Group on No Recourse to Public Funds invites you to a panel discussion on: The end of the EU Settlement Scheme and the impact on families with NRPF Wednesday July 7th 2020 10:30 – 11:30 Location: Virtual (Zoom link will be circulated to registered participants prior to meeting. This event, hosted by the APPG…

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APPG on NRPF AGM held on 09.06.2021

After a short hiatus the APPG on NRPF held our Annual General Meeting on the 9th of June 2021. During the meeting officers were elected and a work plan agreed for the coming year. Minutes from the meeting can be found here

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APPG on No Recourse to Public Funds: COVID-19 and NRPF

This online meeting of the APPG on NRPF will look at the impact that COVID-19 is having on people with NRPF.  Guest speakers: Nadia Chalabi, Free School Meals Advocate, Hackney Migrant Centre Rukayat, Shakira, Rashidat, and Esther, WINGS Henry St Clair Miller, NRPF Network Andy Jolly, Researcher, Institute for Community Research and Development at the…

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