Alcohol Harm APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 06/10/2021

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To promote discussion of alcohol related issues and to raise issues of concern and make recommendations to government and other policy makers.

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 Alcohol Harm

1. Local alcohol services and systems improvement tool
19/08/2019 - Public Health England (PHE)
- View source

Found: Local alcohol services and systems improvement tool - GOV.UK

2. Written evidence submitted by Alcohol Health Alliance, Collective Voice, and NHS Addictions Provider Alliance (joint submission) (HCB48)
15/09/2021 - Bill Documents

Found: Health and Care Bill Written evidence submitted by Alcohol Health Alliance UK, Collective Voice, and NHS Addiction

3. Written evidence submitted by Alcohol Focus Scotland (HCB50)
15/09/2021 - Bill Documents

Found: Health and Care Bill Written evidence submitted by Alcohol Focus Scotland (AFS) (HCB50) WRITTEN EVIDENCE ON

4. MP_Financial_Information object (14737)
12/07/2021 - MP Financial Interests

Found: Member of the Commission on Alcohol Harm, established by the Alcohol Harm Alliance (a consortium of over

5. Alcohol policy
19/12/2019 - Early Day Motions

Found: reaffirms its support for the Alcohol Charter, published by the Drugs, Alcohol and Justice Cross-Party Parliamentary

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Alcohol Harm

1. Alcohol Harm Commission: Report 2020
22/04/2021 - Grand Committee

1: Commission on Alcohol Harm 2020 ‘It’s everywhere’—alcohol’s public face and private harm, published on - Speech Link
2: the most pressing issues of the day: the harm caused by alcohol. I extend my sincere thanks to each of - Speech Link

2. Alcohol Harm
17/03/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: That this House has considered tackling alcohol harm.It is a pleasure to serve under your - Speech Link

3. Alcohol Products: Labelling
27/04/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: details of the upcoming Government consultation on alcohol labelling—part of the obesity strategy—were leaked - Speech Link
2: much one in mine as well. Does he not agree that alcohol-specific deaths are at an all-time high owing to - Speech Link

4. Alcohol (Minimum Pricing) (England)
12/06/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: make provision about the minimum price at which alcohol may be sold from licensed premises in England; - Speech Link

5. Gambling-related Harms
14/10/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: public purse, efforts to reduce gambling-related harm would in turn reduce the direct costs to the Government - Speech Link
2: homelessness, unemployment, imprisonment, depression and alcohol dependency—and most seriously, as we have heard - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Alcohol Harm
1. Self-harm
asked by: Liz Twist
08/12/2020
... what assessment he has made of the potential merits of commissioning research to improve understanding of how to support people who self-harm without intending to take their own lives.

2. Self-harm
asked by: Liz Twist
17/11/2020
... what plans his Department has to work with NHS England to ensure that psychosocial assessments are undertaken for everyone who discloses self-harm (a) to their GP and (b) in any other clinical setting.

3. Self-harm
asked by: Jeremy Hunt
02/12/2020
... (b) 2019 and (c) 2020 on self-harm prevention.

4. Foetal Alcohol Syndrome
asked by: Lord Watson of Invergowrie
24/11/2020
...To ask Her Majesty's Government when they estimate that the NICE quality standard on foetal alcohol spectrum disorder will be published.

5. Foetal Alcohol Syndrome
asked by: Lord Watson of Invergowrie
29/12/2020
... where information on the number of children diagnosed as having foetal alcohol spectrum disorder is held.

Latest Questions
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7 Current APPG Officers
Kenny MacAskill Portrait
Kenny MacAskill
Vice Chair
Alba Party - East Lothian
Joined: 27th January 2021
Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe Portrait
Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town Portrait
Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
No other APPG Memberships
Baroness Watkins of Tavistock Portrait
Baroness Watkins of Tavistock
Vice Chair
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 12th October 2016
Dan Carden Portrait
Dan Carden
Vice Chair
Labour - Liverpool, Walton
Joined: 21st April 2021
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Christian Wakeford MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 6437.

Email: christian.wakeford.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Natasha Buckham, Alcohol Change UK, 27 Swinton Street, London WC1X 9NW. Tel: 07588 583 809

Email: appg@alcoholchange.org.uk

Secretariat:

Alcohol Change UK acts as the group's secretariat. https://alcoholchange.org.uk/

Group's Website:

https://alcoholchange.org.uk/policy-change/the-all-party-parliamentary-group-on-alcohol-harm

Benefits in Kind
Date
17 Dec 2020
Source
Alcohol Change UK
Description
Secretariat   From : 17/12/2020 To : 16/12/2021
Value
£1,501
Date
12 Sep 2019
Source
Alcohol Change Uk
Description
Secretariat   From : 12/09/2019 To : 11/09/2020
Value
£10,501
Date
12 Sep 2018
Source
Alcohol Change Uk
Description
Secretariat   From : 12/09/2018 To : 11/09/2019
Value
£10,501
Date
12 Sep 2017
Source
Alcohol Concern
Description
Secretariat   From : 12/09/2017 To : 11/09/2018
Value
£10,501
Date
1 Jan 2016
Source
Alcohol Concern
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/01/2016 To : 31/12/2016
Value
£10,501
Date
1 Jan 2015
Source
Alcohol Concern
Description
Alcohol Concern is funded by Lundbeck Ltd to act as the APPG's secretariat   From : 01/01/2015 To : 31/12/2015
Value
£15,001

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Alcohol Harm APPG

Former APPG Officers
Kelvin Hopkins Portrait
Kelvin Hopkins
Chair & Registered Contact
Independent - Former Member for Luton North
Joined: 8th November 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Jeremy Lefroy Portrait
Jeremy Lefroy
Vice Chair
Conservative - Former Member for Stafford
Joined: 5th November 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Lisa Cameron Portrait
Lisa Cameron
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 23rd October 2019
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