Brain Tumours APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 21/04/2021

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To raise awareness of the issues facing the brain tumour community in order to improve research, diagnosis, information, support, treatment and care outcomes.

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 Brain Tumours

1. Brain Tumour Research - written evidence
22/05/2019 - Inquiry: Consumers’ Access to Financial Services - Treasury Committee
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Found: Written evidence - Brain Tumour ResearchTreasury Committee – Consumers’ Access to Financial Services

2. BRAIN TUMOUR RESEARCH WEAR A HAT DAY
26/03/2019 - Early Day Motions

Found: is the UK's biggest brain tumour research fundraising event; congratulates Brain Tumour Research and

3. Brain Tumour Research - written evidence
12/03/2019 - Inquiry: Drugs policy: medicinal cannabis - Health and Social Care Committee
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Found: evidence - Brain Tumour Research DMC0058  Written evidence from Brain Tumour Research   About Brain Tumour

4. BRAIN TUMOUR AWARENESS MONTH
12/03/2018 - Early Day Motions

Found: that March is Brain Tumour Awareness Month across the UK; congratulates all brain tumours charities and

5. Brain tumour and childhood cancer research
25/03/2021 - Select Committee Inquiry

Found: pdf">report on funding for research into brain tumours in 2016, this inquiry will seek to assess progress

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Brain Tumours

1. Health: Brain Tumours
19/01/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: report of the chair of the all-party group on brain tumours, which says that there is greater need because - Speech Link
2: is arguable that, of all the human organs, the brain is the main. People from the black community are - Speech Link
3: Lords, £40 million was announced in May 2018 for brain tumour research. To date, £9.3 million has been - Speech Link

2. Brain Tumour Research
19/11/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: million over five years for brain tumour research as part of the Tessa Jowell Brain Cancer Mission, through - Speech Link
2: accuracy has been rolled out and new specialist brain cancer centres have been set up across the NHS. - Speech Link
3: national spend on cancer research is devoted to brain tumour research. Let us consider the collaborative - Speech Link

3. Tessa Jowell Brain Cancer Mission
13/05/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: House on the progress we have made in tackling brain cancer, including on a new innovation that is now - Speech Link

4. Cancer Treatment
19/04/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: Jowell in her campaign to help people with brain tumours to live better lives for longer; recognises - Speech Link
2: Jowell in her campaign to help people with brain tumours to live better lives for longer; recognises - Speech Link

5. Childhood Cancers: Research
07/12/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: Govan, who lost her grandson Logan to a type of brain cancer called diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma, - Speech Link
2: we have heard, this is an inoperable brain tumour, inside the brain stem, and the prognosis is a life expectancy - Speech Link
3: had DIPG and a stage 4 brain tumour. DIPG is a highly malignant childhood brain cancer that disables the - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Brain Tumours
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: Jim Shannon
25/11/2020
... if his Department will take steps to (a) increase the Government funding available and (b) lower the threshold for approval for funding allocated through the National Institute for Health Research for brain tumour research projects.

3. 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.

4. 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.

5. Brain: Tumours
asked by: Lee Rowley
03/07/2020
... what assessment his Department has made of the effect of the covid-19 outbreak on referrals for brain tumours; and if he will make a statement.

Latest Questions
7 Current APPG Officers
Lee Rowley Portrait
Lee Rowley
Vice Chair
Conservative - North East Derbyshire
Joined: 31st July 2019
Dean Russell Portrait
Dean Russell
Vice Chair
Conservative - Watford
Joined: 24th February 2020
Lord Carlile of Berriew Portrait
Lord Carlile of Berriew
Vice Chair
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
No other APPG Memberships
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Derek Thomas MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 4435.

Email: derek.thomas.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Sue Farrington Smith, Brain Tumour Research, Suite 3, Shenley Pavilions, Chalkdell Drive, Shenley Wood, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire MK5 6LB . Tel: 01908 867 200

Email: sue@braintumourresearch.org

Secretariat:

Brain Tumour Research acts as the group's secretariat. https://www.braintumourresearch.org/

Group's Website:

https://www.braintumourresearch.org/appgbt

Benefits in Kind
Date
4 Feb 2020
Source
Brain Tumour Research
Description
Secretariat   From : 04/02/2020 To : 03/02/2021
Value
£7,501
Date
10 Jul 2019
Source
Brain Tumour Research
Description
Brain Tumour Research acts as the APPG's secretariat and pays PB Political to help it fulfil that role. Brain Tumour Research is also assisted by Brain Tumour Charity for the same purpose.   From : 10/07/2019 To : 09/07/2020
Value
£9,001
Date
10 Jul 2018
Source
Brain Tumour Research
Description
Brain Tumour Research acts as the APPG's secretariat and pays PB Political to help it fulfil that role. Brain Tumour Research is also assisted by Brain Tumour Charity for the same purpose.   From : 10/07/2018 To : 09/07/2019
Value
£10,501
Date
10 Jul 2017
Source
Brain Tumour Research
Description
Brain Tumour Research acts as the APPG's secretariat and pays PB Political to help it fulfil that role. Brain Tumour Research is also assisted by Brain Tumour Charity for the same purpose.   From : 10/07/2017 To : 09/07/2018
Value
£10,501
Date
6 Jul 2016
Source
Brain Tumour Research
Description
Brain Tumour Research acts as the APPG's secretariat and receives assistance from PB Political Consulting and Brain Tumour Charity for this   From : 06/07/2016 To : 05/07/2017
Value
£10,501
Date
6 Jul 2015
Source
Brain Tumour Research
Description
Brain Tumour Research acts as the APPG's secretariat and receives assistance from PB Political Consulting and Brain Tumour Charity for this   From : 06/07/2015 To : 31/12/2015
Value
£10,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Brain Tumours APPG

Former APPG Officers
Kevin Brennan Portrait
Kevin Brennan
Vice Chair
Labour - Cardiff West
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
Rebecca Harris Portrait
Rebecca Harris
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Castle Point
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Mark Durkan Portrait
Mark Durkan
Vice Chair
Social Democratic & Labour Party - Former Member for Foyle
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Caroline Ansell Portrait
Caroline Ansell
Secretary
Conservative - Eastbourne
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017