Lord Best

Lord Best's full title is The Lord Best OBE DL. His name is Richard Stuart Best, and he is a current member of the House of Lords.

APPG officer roles

All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPGs) are informal cross-party groups that have no official status within Parliament. They are run by and for Members of the Commons and Lords, though many choose to involve individuals and organisations from outside Parliament in their administration and activities.

Officer Roles are drawn from the latest edition of the Register of APPGs. To see the latest edition of the register, go to Published Register of APPGs.

Adult Social Care
To act as a forum for members of the House of Commons and Lords to enagage with the wider adult social care sector, with the aim of engaging in a cross-party and non-partisan manner to influence government policy on the reform of the adult social care system.
East Midlands
To bring together MPs and Peers from across the East Midlands region, in coordination with leaders in local government, commerce and civil society, to identify priorities for development and maximise future investment in the region, to the benefit of all its communities.
Vice Chair
Healthy Homes and Buildings
To bring together MPs and Peers of all parties together with policy makers, business leaders and industry experts to highlight the health and cost benefits which can be derived from constructing our buildings and homes to the highest levels of comfort, safety and energy efficiency.
Vice Chair
To bring together parliamentarians of all parties with an interest in and commitment to ending homelessness; focus on all types of homelessness and differing solutions needed; make recommendations for the work of a wide range of departments who are key to ending homelessness.
Vice Chair
Housing and Care for Older People
To promote discussion and set the agenda for developing better, more joined up housing care for older people, promising greater choices in later life.
Housing Market and Housing Delivery
To inform and stimulate debate on relevant areas of policy affecting the UK housing market; to promote the importance of the delivery of new homes across all tenures; and to introduce parliamentarians to those involved in delivering housing and other experts and practitioners in the field.
New Towns
To celebrate the contribution made by the UK’s New Towns and highlight the challenges and opportunities they face. This APPG aims to change attitudes to the New Towns and gain recognition for them; make the case for investment in their growth and renewal; and positively help shape future government policy.
Park Homes
To bring together parliamentarians, park homeowners and industry representatives to discuss issues of common interest including legislation and its enforcement to eliminate abuse and disadvantage.
Vice Chair