Launch of ‘Healing the Generational Divide’ report

The All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Social Integration has today launched its Healing the Generational Divide interim report, examining the extent of the current gap between older and younger people, and what can be done to bridge it. The APPG’s chair, Chuka Umunna MP, is launching the report at the University of Bath’s Institute…

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Launch of intergenerational connections interim report

The All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Social Integration is excited to announce that it will be launching its ‘Healing the Generational Divide’ interim report at the University of Bath, on Thursday 16th May, from 11am. The APPG’s chair, Chuka Umunna MP, will be speaking alongside Bath MP and APPG officer, Wera Hobhouse MP, about…

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Response to Integrated Communities Action Plan

The All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Social Integration welcomes the publication of the government’s Integrated Communities Action Plan, but stresses the need for continued political will and future funding to make its aims a reality. The Action Plan, published by the Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG), follows the launch of the…

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Speech By Chuka Umunna MP

Chuka Umunna MP, Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Social Integration, gave a keynote speech on Thursday 24 January at Inside Government’s conference on social cohesion, about the generational divide and how to bridge it. Chuka spoke about the findings of the APPG’s inquiry on intergenerational connection so far, which has examined the…

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Intergenerational connections interim report

Chuka Umunna MP is to give a keynote speech on the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Social Integration’s interim report on intergenerational connection at Inside Government’s prestigious social cohesion conference on Thursday 24 January. Chuka Umunna, who chairs the APPG, will give a special keynote speech at the conference setting  out the current state…

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Blog by Chuka Umunna MP

These days it feels like we’re more connected than ever before. Most of us have smart phones and are glued to our screens sending messages and constantly checking our social media feeds. I myself use Facebook, Twitter and Instagram daily to connect and communicate with my constituents. With young people sharing more of their lives…

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Visit to South London

The All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Social Integration visited the first intergenerational nursery based at a care home in the UK, Apples and Honey Nightingale, to learn about how it is fostering stronger connections between the young and old. The APPG’s Chair, Chuka Umunna MP, met with the nursery and care home’s staff, and…

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Response to call for evidence for inquiry into intergenerational connection

The All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Social Integration has received an excellent selection of submissions from a diverse range of individuals and organisations to its call for evidence on intergenerational connection, which closed on 7th September 2018. Commenting on these submissions, the APPG Chair, Chuka Umunna MP, said: “We are delighted that so many…

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Visit to the West Midlands

The All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Social Integration visited two intergenerational projects in the West Midlands as part of its inquiry into intergenerational connection. The first visit took place at the Birmingham LGBT Centre, where the APPG’s Chair, Chuka Umunna MP, met with staff and participants of the Rainbow Bridge project, which forges social…

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Call for evidence for inquiry into intergenerational connection

The All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Social Integration has today launched a call for evidence as part of its inquiry into intergenerational connection. The APPG welcomes submissions from as wide a range of organisations and individuals as possible, with the deadline being Friday, 7th September 2018. The inquiry into intergenerational connection was launched in…

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