Children, Teenagers, and Young Adults with Cancer APPG

First Registered: 08/11/2017 • Last updated on: 21/04/2021

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Cross-party group of MPs and peers which aims to raise awareness of the issues affecting children, teenagers and young adults with cancer and their families in parliament.

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 Children, Teenagers, and Young Adults with Cancer

1. Children, Teenagers, and Young Adults with Cancer
08/11/2017 - APPGs

Found: awareness of the issues affecting children, teenagers and young adults with cancer and their families in parliament

2. e-Petition debate on child cancer
25/11/2016 - Parliamentary Research

Found: 24 November 2016 E-petition debate on child cancer Dr Sarah Barber Nikki Sutherland This pack has

3. Mr Dylan Myers - written evidence
24/04/2019 - Inquiry: Immersive and addictive technologies - Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee
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Found: brief: Games designed to be addictive for you had children through "lucky draw" generators (loot boxes),

4. New research to improve treatment for adolescent mental health
07/10/2019 - UK Research and Innovation (UKRI)
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Found: health issues affect around one in eight children and young people Vital improvements to treatments

5. PHE publishes latest data on nation’s diet
16/03/2018 - Public Health England (PHE)
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Found: up 13.5% of 4- to 10-year-olds, and 14.1% of teenagers’ (11- to 18-year-olds) daily calorie intake respectively;

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Children, Teenagers, and Young Adults with Cancer

1. Cancer in Teenagers and Young Adults
01/12/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: awareness of signs and symptoms of cancer in teenagers and young adults.It is a pleasure to have - Speech Link

2. Cancer Treatment: Psychological Support
22/11/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: granted this debate on psychological support after cancer treatment. I recognise that there will probably - Speech Link

3. Child Cancer
28/11/2016 - Westminster Hall

1: considered e-petition 162934 relating to child cancer.It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship - Speech Link

4. Mental Health Support: Young People
09/04/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: applied for this debate because of the cases of young people struggling to receive mental health support - Speech Link
2: Ministers need to look specifically at the needs of young people with autism who also have mental health problems - Speech Link
3: very aware of it. Does she agree that the world young people face today, in which they have little privacy - Speech Link

5. Paediatric Cancers of the Central Nervous System
22/10/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: aggressive cancer of his central nervous system. Cian was a young, gentle and happy young boy whose life - Speech Link
2: this debate, and on speaking so movingly about his young constituent. Having experienced having a seriously - Speech Link
3: the debate, so he has tons of time. About 400 children are diagnosed with a central nervous system tumour - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Children, Teenagers, and Young Adults with Cancer
1. Cancer: Children and Young People
asked by: Helen Hayes
05/03/2020
... what recent assessment his Department has made of the availability of specialist cancer services for teenagers.

2. Cancer: Children and Young People
asked by: Jim Shannon
09/10/2020
... whether he has made an assessment of the (a) implications for his policies of the Teenage Cancer Trust report entitled Cancer x Coronavirus: The Impact on young people and (b) effect of the covid-19 outbreak on the health of young people with cancer; and if he will make a statement.

3. Cancer: Children and Young People
asked by: Mark Tami
23/07/2019
... what steps he plans to take to ensure that the target set out in the NHS long term plan that 50 per cent of teenagers and young adults with cancer will be able to take part in clinical trials by 2025.

4. Cancer: Children and Young People
asked by: Colleen Fletcher
17/06/2019
... what the average stage is of (a) cancer and (b) blood cancer diagnosed in children and young people.

5. Cancer: Children and Young People
asked by: Colleen Fletcher
17/06/2019
... how many times on average children and young people have seen their GP before being diagnosed with (a) cancer and (b) blood cancer in each of the last five years.

Latest Questions
5 Current APPG Officers
Amy Callaghan Portrait
Amy Callaghan
Chair & Registered Contact
Scottish National Party - East Dunbartonshire
Joined: 24th February 2020
1 APPG Membership
Cancer
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Amy Callaghan MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 0207 219 3000.

Email: amy.callaghan.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Ellen Ferris, Teenage Cancer Trust/CLIC Sargent

Email: appg@clicsargent.org.uk

Secretariat:

Teenage Cancer Trust and CLIC Sargent jointly act as the group's secretariat. https://www.teenagecancertrust.org/ and https://www.clicsargent.org.uk

Group's Website:

https://www.clicsargent.org.uk/join-our-fight/get-campaigning/all-party-parliamentary-group-on-children-teenagers-and-young-adults-with-cancer/

Benefits in Kind
Date
6 Feb 2020
Source
CLIC Sargent
Description
Joint Secretariat   From : 06/02/2020 To : 05/02/2021
Value
£1,501
Date
6 Feb 2020
Source
Teenage Cancer Trust
Description
Secretariat   From : 06/02/2020 To : 05/02/2021
Value
£1,501
Date
11 Oct 2018
Source
CLIC Sargent
Description
Joint Secretariat   From : 11/10/2018 To : 10/10/2019
Value
£1,501
Date
11 Oct 2018
Source
Teenage Cancer Trust
Description
Joint Secretariat   From : 11/10/2018 To : 10/10/2019
Value
£1,501
Date
11 Oct 2017
Source
CLIC Sargent
Description
Joint Secretariat   From : 11/10/2017 To : 10/10/2018
Value
£1,501
Date
11 Oct 2017
Source
Teenage Cancer Trust
Description
Joint Secretariat   From : 11/10/2017 To : 10/10/2018
Value
£1,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Children, Teenagers, and Young Adults with Cancer APPG

Former APPG Officers
Thangam Debbonaire Portrait
Thangam Debbonaire
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Bristol West
Joined: 8th November 2017
Departed: 4th November 2020
Karen Lee Portrait
Karen Lee
Officer
Labour - Former Member for Lincoln
Joined: 2nd January 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Ruth George Portrait
Ruth George
Officer
Labour - Former Member for High Peak
Joined: 8th November 2017
Departed: 21st November 2018
No other APPG Memberships
Mark Tami Portrait
Mark Tami
Officer
Labour - Alyn and Deeside
Joined: 8th November 2017
Departed: 21st November 2018