Dementia APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 29/12/2021

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To raise awareness of dementia among parliamentarians and to influence legislation and policy making in order to improve the lives of people with dementia and their carers.

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 Dementia

1. Dementia profile updates
23/06/2021 - Public Health England (PHE)
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Found: Statistics Dementia profile updates Data relating to people with dementia, such as prevalence

2. Dementia profile: April 2020 data update
07/04/2020 - Public Health England (PHE)
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Found: Statistics Dementia profile: April 2020 data update Updated statistics on dementia prevalence,

3. Dementia profile: March 2021 update
02/03/2021 - Public Health England (PHE)
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Found: Statistics Dementia profile: March 2021 update Updated statistics on dementia prevalence, hospital

4. Dementia profile: August 2020 update
04/08/2020 - Public Health England (PHE)
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Found: Official Statistics Dementia profile: August 2020 update Updated figures on

5. Dementia data and analysis: a guide for health professionals
05/11/2019 - Public Health England (PHE)
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Found: Dementia data and analysis: a guide for health professionals - GOV

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Dementia

1. Dementia: Fuelling the Moonshot
16/11/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: report by the All Party Parliamentary Group on Dementia Fuelling the Moonshot, published on 8 September - Speech Link
2: Of course, there are many different types of dementia, which all have very different symptoms and progress - Speech Link

2. Dementia Action Week
27/05/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: I beg to move,That this House has considered Dementia Action Week.I congratulate the hon. Member for - Speech Link

3. Dementia: Covid-19
12/11/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: proud to be the co-chair of the all-party group on dementia and to work closely with the Alzheimer’s Society - Speech Link

4. Social Care: Person-centred Dementia Care
17/05/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: the Alzheimer’s Society and as a carer. This is Dementia Action Week. I am grateful to my noble friend - Speech Link
2: extremely grateful to my noble friend for raising Dementia Action Week, a time to celebrate the contribution - Speech Link
3: the Minister agree that person-centred care for dementia sufferers must include support for those who care - Speech Link

5. Health: Dementia
05/07/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: referral to a memory service following a suspected dementia diagnosis; and how this has changed since January - Speech Link
2: declare my interest: my brother is a trustee of Dementia UK, an organisation which recently produced a - Speech Link
3: model developed by Dementia UK; it is indeed a very valuable contribution. The dementia team at the department - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Dementia
1. Dementia
asked by: Andrew Rosindell
02/12/2020
... what assessment he has made of the effect of social isolation on the cognitive skills of dementia sufferers.

2. Dementia
asked by: Colleen Fletcher
17/11/2020
... what assessment he has made of trends in the level of dementia diagnosis in each of the last five years.

3. Dementia
asked by: Jim Shannon
17/06/2021
... what steps he is taking to reduce waiting lists for dementia diagnosis.

4. Dementia
asked by: Rachael Maskell
06/07/2021
... what progress his Department has made on drafting the Government's new dementia strategy.

5. Dementia
asked by: Rachael Maskell
26/10/2021
... which (a) offices and (b) other Government departments officials working on dementia in his Department engage with as part of their roles.

Latest Questions
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12 Current APPG Officers
Jeremy Wright Portrait
Jeremy Wright
Vice Chair
Conservative - Kenilworth and Southam
Joined: 10th March 2021
James Davies Portrait
James Davies
Vice Chair
Conservative - Vale of Clwyd
Joined: 30th July 2015
Lisa Cameron Portrait
Lisa Cameron
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow
Joined: 10th March 2021
82 APPG Memberships
22q11 Syndrome , American Football , Antisemitism , Arctic and Nordic Councils , Armed Forces , Armed Forces Covenant , Assistive Technology , Australia and New Zealand , Autism , Bahrain , Banning Trophy Hunting , Bees and Pollinators , Bermuda , Boys' Brigade , Breast Cancer , British Jews , British Overseas Territories , Canada , Cats , Cerebral Palsy , Channel 4 , Channel Islands , Childhood Trauma , Chile , China , Commonwealth , Crypto and Digital Assets , Cyprus , Darts , Diabetes , Digital Regulation and Responsibility , Disability , Dog Advisory Welfare , Down Syndrome , Dying Well , Eating Disorders , Entrepreneurship , Estonia , Ethics and Sustainability in Fashion , Fair Business Banking , Financial Education for Young People , Foreign Affairs , Future of Retail , Global Health , Health , Holocaust Memorial , Hydrogen , Inclusive Entrepreneurship , International Freedom of Religion or Belief , Japan , Learning Disability , Liechtenstein , Limits to Growth , Loan Charge and Taxpayer Fairness , Media , Mentoring , Montserrat , Olympic and Paralympic Games , Pacific Islands , Pro-Life , Psychology , Pubs , Qatar , Queen’s Platinum Jubilee 2022 , Reserves and Cadets , Russia , San Marino , Serbia , Small Island Developing States , Social Media , Spinal Cord Injury , Street Children , Switzerland , Textiles and Fashion , Thalidomide , Twelve Steps Recovery Programme from Addiction , United Nations , United Nations Global Goals for Sustainable Development , United Nations Women , Vulnerable Groups to Pandemics , Whistleblowing , Woods and Trees
Baroness Ritchie of Downpatrick Portrait
Baroness Ritchie of Downpatrick
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 10th March 2021
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Debbie Abrahams MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 1041 Fax: 0207 219 2405.

Email: abrahamsd@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Jordan Clark, Alzheimer's Society, 43-44 Crutched Friars, London EC3N 2AE. Tel: 07729 046 783

Email: APPG@alzheimers.org.uk

Secretariat:

Alzheimer's Society acts as the group's secretariat. https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/

Group's Website:

https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/about-us/policy-and-influencing/all-party-parliamentary-group-dementia

Benefits in Kind
Date
28 Jan 2021
Source
Alzheimer's Society
Description
Secretariat   From : 28/01/2021 To : 27/01/2022
Value
£10,501
Date
28 Jan 2020
Source
Alzheimer's Society
Description
Secretariat   From : 28/01/2020 To : 27/01/2021
Value
£3,001
Date
6 Sep 2018
Source
Alzheimer's Society
Description
Secretariat   From : 06/09/2018 To : 05/09/2019
Value
£6,001
Date
1 Jan 2017
Source
Alzheimer's Society
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/01/2017 To : 31/12/2017
Value
£6,001
Date
1 Jan 2016
Source
Alzheimer's Society
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/01/2016 To : 31/12/2016
Value
£6,001
Date
1 Jan 2015
Source
Alzheimer's Society
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/01/2015 To : 31/12/2015
Value
£6,001

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Dementia APPG

Former APPG Officers
Robert Courts Portrait
Robert Courts
Officer
Conservative - Witney
Joined: 2nd January 2019
Departed: 27th January 2021
1 APPG Membership
Italy
Ed Davey Portrait
Ed Davey
Officer
Liberal Democrat - Kingston and Surbiton
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
Lindsay Hoyle Portrait
Lindsay Hoyle
Officer
Speaker - Chorley
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
2 APPG Memberships
Gibraltar , Rugby League
Nigel Mills Portrait
Nigel Mills
Officer
Conservative - Amber Valley
Joined: 2nd January 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
Kit Malthouse Portrait
Kit Malthouse
Officer
Conservative - North West Hampshire
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 21st November 2018
No other APPG Memberships
Edward Argar Portrait
Edward Argar
Co-Chair
Conservative - Charnwood
Joined: 31st August 2016
Departed: 6th June 2018
No other APPG Memberships
Lindsay Hoyle Portrait
Lindsay Hoyle
Officer
Speaker - Chorley
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 20th December 2017
2 APPG Memberships
Gibraltar , Rugby League
Oliver Colvile Portrait
Oliver Colvile
Officer
Conservative - Former Member for Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
John Pugh Portrait
John Pugh
Officer
Liberal Democrat - Former Member for Southport
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Alec Shelbrooke Portrait
Alec Shelbrooke
Officer
Conservative - Elmet and Rothwell
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
Jim Fitzpatrick Portrait
Jim Fitzpatrick
Officer
Labour - Former Member for Poplar and Limehouse
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Warner Portrait
Lord Warner
Vice Chair
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 21st July 2016
1 APPG Membership
Autism