Cerebral Palsy APPG

First Registered: 16/12/2020 • Last updated on: 10/03/2021

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To provide a forum for Parliamentarians to better understand the challenges faced by individuals and families affected by Cerebral Palsy.

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 Cerebral Palsy

1. Action Cerebral Palsy - written evidence
27/11/2018 - Inquiry: Special educational needs and disabilities - Education Committee
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Found: evidence - Action Cerebral PalsySCN0103Written evidence from Action Cerebral Palsy  Cerebral palsy is an umbrella

2. Cerebral Palsy Awareness Day 2021
24/03/2021 - Early Day Motions

Found: That this House notes that Cerebral Palsy Awareness Day takes place on 25 March 2021; supports the ambition

28/03/2017 - Early Day Motions

Found: this House notes the estimated prevalence of cerebral palsy, which is thought to affect approximately 30

4. Expert witnesses in legal aid cases
22/09/2020 - Legal Aid Agency (LAA)
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Found: providing reports in clinical negligence (cerebral palsy) cases. The guidance note can be found

5. Cerebral Palsy
16/12/2020 - APPGs

Found: faced by individuals and families affected by Cerebral Palsy.

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Cerebral Palsy

1. Business of the House
12/03/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: Action Cerebral Palsy, to Parliament. Her charity is concerned that children with cerebral palsy are not - Speech Link
2: attention of the Chamber. All children with cerebral palsy and other disabling conditions should get the - Speech Link

2. Toilets (Provision and Accessibility)
27/06/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: multiple learning disabilities, 30,000 people with cerebral palsy, 13,000 people with an acquired brain injury - Speech Link

3. Disabled Access: Leisure Facilities
17/11/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: motor delay, with symptoms that are shared with cerebral palsy. He has had spinal surgery and double hip replacements - Speech Link
2: the country. Ellen said, “My sister Abie has cerebral palsy and I have cried at Alton Towers before, when - Speech Link

4. Education of Children with Cerebral Palsy
09/12/2014 - Westminster Hall

1: up by parents to enable their children with cerebral palsy to benefit from conductive education, a therapy - Speech Link

5. Autism and Learning Disability Training: Healthcare Professionals
22/10/2018 - Westminster Hall

1: autistic and had a mild learning disability, mild cerebral palsy, and partial seizures. I will read his mother’s - Speech Link
2: caused by the meningitis—was left with mild cerebral palsy, focal epilepsy and later on a diagnosis of - Speech Link
3: me, because of my cerebral palsy. Much like Oliver, I have anxiety, cerebral palsy and autism—Oliver - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Cerebral Palsy
1. Cerebral Palsy
asked by: Greg Smith
... what training is provided on cerebral palsy to (a) education and (b) health practitioners.

2. Cerebral Palsy
asked by: Greg Smith
... what steps his Department is taking to support (a) healthcare professionals and (b) NHS England in improving data collection systems required to create a UK cerebral palsy register.

3. Cerebral Palsy
asked by: David Simpson
... what steps his Department is taking to help people who suffer from Cerebral palsy to equipment to aid walking.

4. Cerebral Palsy
asked by: John McNally
... what assessment his Department has made of the potential merits of introducing a national cerebral palsy register to record incidences of the condition and improve the provision of treatment for people affected.

5. Pupils: Cerebral Palsy
asked by: Bambos Charalambous
... what steps he is taking to ensure provision for pupils with cerebral palsy in schools.

Latest Questions
7 Current APPG Officers
Paul Maynard Portrait
Paul Maynard
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Blackpool North and Cleveleys
Joined: 16th December 2020
2 APPG Memberships
Future of Aviation , Penal Affairs
Mary Kelly Foy Portrait
Mary Kelly Foy
Labour - City of Durham
Joined: 16th December 2020
Greg Smith Portrait
Greg Smith
Vice Chair
Conservative - Buckingham
Joined: 16th December 2020
Ruth Jones Portrait
Ruth Jones
Labour - Newport West
Joined: 16th December 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Paul Maynard MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 7017.

Email: paul.maynard.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Hannah Patterson, Connect Communications, Millbank Tower, 21-24 Millbank, London SW1P 4QP. Tel: 0207 592 9592

Email: hpatterson@connectpa.co.uk


Connect acts as the group's secretariat. https://connectpa.co.uk/

Benefits in Kind
18 Nov 2020
Connect is paid by Action Cerebral Palsy to act as the group's secretariat   From : 18/11/2020 To : 17/11/2021

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Cerebral Palsy APPG