Acquired Brain Injury APPG

First Registered: 08/11/2017 • Last updated on: 29/12/2021

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To raise awareness of Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) and seek improvements in support and services for people with ABI and their carers; to provide a voice for people with ABI in parliament; and to raise issues across health, social care and welfare which affect people living with ABI.

Note: All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPGs) are informal, cross-party groups formed by MPs and Members of the House of Lords who share a common interest in a particular policy area, region or country. APPGs have no official status within Parliament.


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Recent Documents related to Acquired Brain Injury

1. Bill 28 EN 2021-22
10/11/2021 - Bill Documents

Found: Bill 28 EN 5 8 / 2 ACQUIRED BRAIN INJURY BILL EXPLANATOR Y NOTES What these notes

2. Acquired brain injury
08/05/2019 - Parliamentary Research

Found: PACK Number CDP 2019/0111, 8 May 2019 Acquired brain injury By Dr Sarah Barber John Woodhouse Tom Powell

3. Time for change. All-party parliamentary group on acquired brain injury report
03/10/2019 - Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service
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Found: 1ACQUIRED BRAIN INJURY AND NEUROREHABILITATION TIME FOR CHANGEALL-PARTY PARLIAMENTARY GROUP ON ACQUIRED BRAIN

4. Written Evidence: The Disabilities Trust (DAB96)
18/06/2020 - Bill Documents

Found: and residential support for adults with acquired brain injury, complex physical or learning disabilities

5. Acquired brain injury
15/06/2018 - Parliamentary Research

Found: Number CDP 2018-0145 , 15 June 2018 Acquired brain injury By Sarah Barber Alex Bate, Alex Adcock,

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Recent Speeches related to Acquired Brain Injury

1. Acquired Brain Injury
09/05/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: of the All Party Parliamentary Group on acquired brain injury and supports its conclusions; and urges - Speech Link
2: of the All Party Parliamentary Group on acquired brain injury and supports its conclusions; and urges - Speech Link
3: Centre in Wakefield, which supports people with brain injuries. I was struck by the spectrum of conditions - Speech Link

2. Acquired Brain Injury
02/07/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: beg to move,That this House has considered acquired brain injury.You might have noticed, Mr Rosindell - Speech Link
2: Yes. The all-party parliamentary group on acquired brain injury—I see that two of the vice-chairs are in - Speech Link

3. Acquired Brain Injury
06/02/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: beg to move,That this House has considered acquired brain injury.In 1980, I woke up in the middle of - Speech Link

4. Covid-19: Acquired Brain Injury
24/11/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: to move,That this House has considered acquired brain injury and covid-19.It is a great delight to serve - Speech Link
2: APPG with the help of the United Kingdom Acquired Brain Injury Forum, actually demonstrates the importance - Speech Link
3: the acute setting, perhaps after a traumatic brain injury in a car crash or something like that, and then - Speech Link

5. Prisoners: Acquired Brain Injuries
12/02/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: Prison Drake Hall had suffered from an acquired brain injury, what plans they have to make assessment - Speech Link
2: people within the secure estate are screened for brain injury through the comprehensive health assessment - Speech Link
3: 47% of young offenders are suffering from acquired brain injury. The point about an assessment is that, - Speech Link

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Recent Questions related to Acquired Brain Injury
1. Brain: Tumours
asked by: Lord Jones of Cheltenham
03/02/2021
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to meet any funding shortfall as a result of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on charitable donations for research projects into brain tumours.

2. Brain: Tumours
asked by: Lord Jones of Cheltenham
01/02/2021
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to make the UK a global leader in addressing brain tumours.

3. Brain: Tumours
asked by: Lord Jones of Cheltenham
04/02/2021
... of brain tumour operations which have been delayed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

4. Brain: Tumours
asked by: Seema Malhotra
18/11/2020
... what steps he is taking to ensure that consultants are able to access the £40 million of funding allocated for brain tumour research projects through the National Institute for Health Research.

5. Brain: Tumours
asked by: Drew Hendry
17/12/2021
... how much of the £20 million committed by his Department in 2018 to brain tumour research over a five year period is still to be allocated; and what assessment he has made of the effect of the covid-19 outbreak on brain tumour research funding.

Latest Questions
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11 Current APPG Officers
Chris Bryant Portrait
Chris Bryant
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Rhondda
Joined: 8th November 2017
John Hayes Portrait
John Hayes
Vice Chair
Conservative - South Holland and The Deepings
Joined: 2nd January 2019
Andy McDonald Portrait
Andy McDonald
Vice Chair
Labour - Middlesbrough
Joined: 24th February 2020
Baroness Brady Portrait
Baroness Brady
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 21st April 2021
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Chris Bryant MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 8315.

Email: bryantc@parliament.uk

Secretariat:

UK Acquired Brain Injury Forum acts as the group's secretariat. http://ukabif.org.uk/

Benefits in Kind
Date
5 Feb 2021
Source
UK Acquired Brain Injury Forum
Description
Secretariat   From : 05/02/2021 To : 04/02/2022
Value
£1,501
Date
5 Feb 2020
Source
UK Acquired Brain Injury Forum
Description
Secretariat   From : 05/02/2020 To : 04/02/2021
Value
£1,501
Date
16 Oct 2018
Source
UK Acquired Brain Injury Forum
Description
Secretariat   From : 16/10/2018 To : 15/10/2019
Value
£1,501
Date
16 Oct 2017
Source
UK Acquired Brain Injury Forum
Description
Secretariat   From : 16/10/2017 To : 15/10/2018
Value
£1,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Acquired Brain Injury APPG

Former APPG Officers
Peter Kyle Portrait
Peter Kyle
Vice Chair
Labour - Hove
Joined: 24th February 2020
Departed: 25th August 2021
Scott Mann Portrait
Scott Mann
Secretary
Conservative - North Cornwall
Joined: 24th February 2020
Departed: 16th December 2020
Liz McInnes Portrait
Liz McInnes
Secretary
Labour - Former Member for Heywood and Middleton
Joined: 2nd January 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Paul Flynn Portrait
Paul Flynn
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Newport West
Joined: 8th November 2017
Departed: 21st November 2018
No other APPG Memberships
Chris Evans Portrait
Chris Evans
Vice Chair
Labour (Co-op) - Islwyn
Joined: 8th November 2017
Departed: 21st November 2018