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

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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