Dentistry and Oral Health APPG

First Registered: 29/09/2015 • Last updated on: 06/10/2021

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To act as a forum for dental and oral health issues in parliament, and to work to raise the profile of dentistry, highlighting the views of both patients and the profession.

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 Dentistry and Oral Health

1. Dentistry in England
25/03/2020 - National Audit Office

Found: memorandum to support a˜Health and Social Care Committee inquiry Dentistry in England This PDF isINTERACTIVEFebruary

2. Correspondence from the NAO Comptroller and Auditor General and memorandum relating to NHS dentistry services
12/03/2020 - Inquiry: Correspondence from the NAO Comptroller and Auditor General and memorandum relating to NHS dentistry services - Health and Social Care Committee
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Found: memorandum to support a˜Health and Social Care Committee inquiry Dentistry in England This PDF isINTERACTIVEFebruary

3. Dentistry in England
25/03/2020 - National Audit Office

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4. Family Practitioner Services Statistics for Northern Ireland Quarter 2 2019/20
28/11/2019 - HSC Business Services Organisation (Northern Ireland)
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Found: Home Health and social care Public health Dentistry Official

5. Family Practitioner Services Statistics for Northern Ireland Quarter 1 2019/20
26/09/2019 - HSC Business Services Organisation (Northern Ireland)
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Found: Home Health and social care Public health Dentistry Official

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Dentistry and Oral Health

1. NHS Dentistry and Oral Health Inequalities
25/11/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: this House has considered access to NHS dentistry and oral health inequalities.It is a pleasure to - Speech Link
2: that the Government can do is reform the dental health contract with a view to more prevention.During - Speech Link
3: this debate and for all her campaigning work on dentistry services. In York, it is really challenging to - Speech Link

2. Oral Health and Dentistry: England
25/05/2021 - Westminster Hall

1: That this House has considered oral health and dentistry in England.It is a pleasure to - Speech Link

3. NHS: Dentistry Services
25/07/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: my interests as a retired dentist and a national health pensioner. It is good that we have this opportunity - Speech Link
2: two years ago. I knew nothing about dentists or dentistry, but I was on the subs bench and had to speak - Speech Link

4. NHS Dentistry: Waveney
25/05/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: There has been an underlying problem with NHS dentistry in the Lowestoft and Waveney area for a long time - Speech Link
2: 34 years. The problems in North Norfolk with dentistry are terrible, with long waiting lists and people - Speech Link
3: could well be lifelong consequences. Some NHS dentistry practices in the Waveney and Norfolk area want - Speech Link

5. Covid-19: Dental Services
14/01/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: the pandemic, and not treated as the frontline health workers they are.During the pandemic, one - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Dentistry and Oral Health
1. Dentistry
asked by: James Wild
26/01/2021
... how many university places were available to study dentistry in each year since 2015.

2. Dentistry
asked by: James Wild
14/01/2021
... what estimate he has made of the number of dentistry school places that will be required in each of the next five years.

3. Dentistry
asked by: Lord Allen of Kensington
26/11/2020
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to remove the annual cap on dentistry places at UK universities.

4. Dentistry
asked by: Rachael Maskell
03/06/2021
... what estimate he has made of the number of dental school training places there are in the UK.

5. Dentistry
asked by: Rachael Maskell
25/05/2021
... whether his Department has made an assessment of the potential merits of establishing a dental school at the University of York which has a medical school based with the University of Hull.

Latest Questions
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6 Current APPG Officers
Paul Beresford Portrait
Paul Beresford
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Mole Valley
Joined: 29th September 2015
Lord Colwyn Portrait
Lord Colwyn
Vice Chair
Conservative - Excepted Hereditary
Joined: 29th September 2015
1 APPG Membership
Hydrogen
Baroness Thornton Portrait
Baroness Thornton
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 29th September 2015
Baroness Walmsley Portrait
Baroness Walmsley
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 21st November 2018
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Sir Paul Beresford MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 5018.

Email: annie.winsbury@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Anna Wojnilko, British Dental Association, 64 Wimpole Street, London W1G 8YS. Tel: 020 7535 5874

Email: anna.wojnilko@bda.org

Secretariat:

British Dental Association acts as the group's secretariat. https://www.bda.org/

Group's Website:

http://www.appgdentistry.org/

Benefits in Kind
Date
14 Jul 2020
Source
British Dental Association
Description
Secretariat   From : 14/07/2020 To : 13/07/2021
Value
£1,501
Date
14 Sep 2018
Source
British Dental Association
Description
Secretariat   From : 14/09/2018 To : 13/09/2019
Value
£1,501
Date
14 Sep 2017
Source
British Dental Association
Description
Secretariat   From : 14/09/2017 To : 13/09/2018
Value
£1,501
Date
1 Jan 2016
Source
British Dental Association
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/01/2016 To : 31/12/2016
Value
£1,501
Date
30 Jun 2015
Source
British Dental Association
Description
Secretariat   From : 30/06/2015 To : 31/12/2015
Value
£1,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Dentistry and Oral Health APPG

Former APPG Officers
Paula Sherriff Portrait
Paula Sherriff
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Dewsbury
Joined: 21st November 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Kevin Barron Portrait
Kevin Barron
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Rother Valley
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Kevin Barron Portrait
Kevin Barron
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Rother Valley
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 12th October 2016
No other APPG Memberships