Antibiotics APPG

First Registered: 29/09/2015 • Last updated on: 10/03/2021

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To raise the profile of antibiotic resistance, the need to preserve antibiotics through education on their appropriate use including non-human uses, the lack of new treatments for bacterial infections and to help accelerate efforts to discover, research and develop new treatments.

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 Antibiotics

1. 165 new antibiotic resistant infections every day in England
31/10/2019 - Public Health England (PHE)
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Found: infections every day in England The Keep Antibiotics Working campaign returns, urging people to always

2. Antibiotic awareness: important messages on antibiotic use
07/10/2019 - Public Health England (PHE)
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Found: Messages 3 Key m essages General Antibiotics are essential medicines for treating bacterial

3. Sales of veterinary antibiotics halved over the past four years
29/10/2019 - Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD)
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Found: Sales of veterinary antibiotics halved over the past four years - GOV.UK

4. Sales of veterinary antibiotics halved over the past four years
29/10/2019 - Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
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Found: Sales of veterinary antibiotics halved over the past four years - GOV.UK

5. recommended restricting the use of fluoroquinolone and quinolone antibiotics
14/11/2018 - Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA)
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Found: EMA/668915/2018 Fluoroquinolone and quinolone antibiotics : PRAC recommends restrict ions o n use New

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Recent Speeches related to Antibiotics

1. Antimicrobial Resistance
02/05/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: reduction over five years in the prescribing of antibiotics, which compares with about a 6% increase in the - Speech Link
2: recently. It also looks at how the mass use of antibiotics in animal fattening can lead to the uncontrolled - Speech Link

2. Antimicrobial Resistance
25/10/2018 - Lords Chamber

1: we have seen reductions in the prescribing of antibiotics at GP level. That means that we are starting - Speech Link
2: My Lords, is it correct that last-resort antibiotics are being fed to pigs in order that they can - Speech Link
3: Parliament is voting to ban all prophylactic use of antibiotics in farming, which will mean that they can no - Speech Link

3. World Antibiotics Awareness Week
16/11/2017 - Westminster Hall

1: That this House has considered World Antibiotics Awareness Week.It is a privilege to serve - Speech Link
2: now need to make the message as clear as day: antibiotics are ineffective when taken unnecessarily and - Speech Link

4. Food: Chicken and Beef
07/07/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: that we will need a big reduction in the use of antibiotics in farming globally. The UK is pushing hard for - Speech Link
2: globally about overuse of antibiotics. I believe that more than half of all antibiotics in the United States - Speech Link

5. Antimicrobial Resistance
08/03/2018 - Grand Committee

1: human health. As bacteria become resistant to antibiotics, even minor infections have the potential to - Speech Link
2: apocalyptic consequences if antibiotics stop working. Overuse of antibiotics is speeding up the rate at - Speech Link
3: pharmaceutical provision and the ready availability of antibiotics to buy in privatised kiosks, often without a - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Antibiotics
1. Antibiotics
asked by: Jim Shannon
05/03/2020
... what steps he is taking to prevent overuse of antibiotics in the NHS.

2. Antibiotics
asked by: Baroness Bennett of Manor Castle
04/12/2020
... and (b) the protection of public health.

3. Antibiotics
asked by: Emily Thornberry
23/09/2020
... what estimate he has made of the size of the stockpiles of amoxicillin that were available for prescription or purchase in the UK prior to 31 October 2019.

4. Antibiotics
asked by: Emily Thornberry
23/09/2020
... what estimate he has made of the size of the stockpiles of amoxicillin that are available for prescription or purchase in the UK as of 15 September 2020.

5. Antibiotics
asked by: Emily Thornberry
23/09/2020
... and (b) the end of the transition period; and if he will publish that assessment.

Latest Questions
10 Current APPG Officers
Julian Sturdy Portrait
Julian Sturdy
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - York Outer
Joined: 21st July 2016
Paul Beresford Portrait
Paul Beresford
Co-Chair
Conservative - Mole Valley
Joined: 4th November 2020
Wendy Chamberlain Portrait
Wendy Chamberlain
Co-Chair
Liberal Democrat - North East Fife
Joined: 4th November 2020
Martyn Day Portrait
Martyn Day
Co-Chair
Scottish National Party - Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Joined: 4th November 2020
Lord Trees Portrait
Lord Trees
Treasurer
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 8th November 2017
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Julian Sturdy MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 7199.

Email: julian.sturdy.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Michael Corley, British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 53 Regent Place, Birmingham B1 3NJ. Tel: 0121 236 1988

Email: mcorley@bsac.org.uk

Secretariat:

British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy acts as the group's secretariat. http://bsac.org.uk/

Group's Website:

http://appg-on-antibiotics.com/

Benefits in Kind
Date
29 Sep 2020
Source
British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy
Description
Secretariat   From : 29/09/2020 To : 28/09/2021
Value
£10,501
Date
12 Sep 2018
Source
British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy
Description
Secretariat   From : 12/09/2018 To : 11/09/2019
Value
£10,501
Date
12 Sep 2017
Source
British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy
Description
Secretariat   From : 12/09/2017 To : 11/09/2018
Value
£10,501
Date
8 Jun 2016
Source
The British Society for Antimicrobrial Chemotherapy
Description
Secretariat   From : 08/06/2016 To : 07/06/2017
Value
£10,501
Date
10 Jun 2015
Source
The British Society for Antimicrobrial Chemotherapy
Description
Secretariat   From : 10/06/2015 To : 09/06/2016
Value
£10,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Antibiotics APPG

Former APPG Officers
Kevin Barron Portrait
Kevin Barron
Co-Chair
Labour - Former Member for Rother Valley
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Nic Dakin Portrait
Nic Dakin
Co-Chair
Labour - Former Member for Scunthorpe
Joined: 2nd January 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Countess of Mar Portrait
Countess of Mar
Secretary
Crossbench - Retired on 1 May 2020
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park Portrait
Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park
Co-Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 21st November 2018
No other APPG Memberships
Countess of Mar Portrait
Countess of Mar
Co-Chair
Crossbench - Retired on 1 May 2020
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Kevin Barron Portrait
Kevin Barron
Secretary
Labour - Former Member for Rother Valley
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 12th October 2016
No other APPG Memberships
David Warburton Portrait
David Warburton
Secretary
Conservative - Somerton and Frome
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 3rd June 2016