Disability APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 10/03/2021

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To work on all-party basis within Parliament for the interests of all disabled people, their families, friends and 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 Disability

1. Warm Home Discount Scheme 2021 to 2022
14/10/2020 - Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
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Found: child tax credit which includes a disability or severe disability element OR Receives a disabled child

2. Disability Confident: how to sign up to the employer scheme
25/11/2019 - Department for Work and Pensions
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Found: Disability Confident: how to sign up to the employer scheme - GOV

3. Promotional material: Disability Confident promotional material
24/04/2019 - Department for Work and Pensions
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Found: 1Welcome to Disability Con˜dent Welcome toDisability Confident 2Welcome to Disability Con˜dent Welcome

4. Office for Disability Issues becomes part of Equalities Hub
29/10/2019 - Office for Disability Issues (ODI)
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Found: Office for Disability Issues becomes part of Equalities Hub - GOV.UK

5. Disability, wellbeing and mental health at HM Revenue and Customs
27/10/2020 - HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC)
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Found: Corporate report Disability, wellbeing and mental health at HM Revenue and Customs

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Disability

1. Disability-inclusive Development
31/10/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: International Development Committee, DFID’s work on disability-inclusive development, Session 2017-19, HC 1880 - Speech Link
2: International Development Committee, DFID’s work on disability-inclusive development, Session 2017-19, HC 1880 - Speech Link

2. Health: Learning Disability and Autism Training
10/02/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: they are taking to mandate training on learning disability and autism for all health and social care staff - Speech Link
2: therapeutic resources to empower people with learning disability and autism and to educate those who support them - Speech Link

3. Draft Tax Credits Reviews and Appeals (Amendment) Order 2020
11/01/2021 - General Committees

1: tax credit awards and, where appropriate, apply disability elements in retrospect. The legislative change - Speech Link

4. Universal Credit (Transitional Provisions) (Claimants previously entitled to a severe disability premium) Amendment Regulations 2021
11/02/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: result in claimants in receipt of the Severe Disability Premium in legacy benefits moving on to Universal - Speech Link
2: a long-running saga that concerns the severe disability premium, or SDP, which provides support for the - Speech Link
3: context of this particular discussion on the severe disability premium and the loss of the EDP as well, it would - Speech Link

5. Disability-inclusive Development
13/12/2018 - Lords Chamber

1: they have made of the role of their Strategy for Disability Inclusive Development, published on 3 December - Speech Link
2: the Kenyan Government and the International Disability Alliance. It marked the first time that the humanitarian - Speech Link
3: integration of our strategy on the global goals and the disability strategy would be welcome, particularly leading - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Disability
1. Disability
asked by: Vicky Foxcroft
15/05/2020
... what progress she has made on the National Disability Strategy; and what the timeframe is for that strategy to be published.

2. Disability
asked by: Lisa Cameron
23/07/2020
... when the Government plans to publish its National Strategy for Disabled People.

3. Disability
asked by: Helen Hayes
01/09/2020
... when she plans to publish the National Strategy for Disabled People.

4. Disability
asked by: Alex Cunningham
17/06/2020
... what steps his Department is taking to record data on different disability impairment types.

5. Disability
asked by: Carla Lockhart
16/03/2020
... (ii) buildings and (iii) transport and (c) other public spaces.

Latest Questions
12 Current APPG Officers
Thangam Debbonaire Portrait
Thangam Debbonaire
Vice Chair
Labour - Bristol West
Joined: 29th August 2018
Lord Shinkwin Portrait
Lord Shinkwin
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 24th February 2020
Lord Low of Dalston Portrait
Lord Low of Dalston
Officer
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 31st July 2019
Lord Sterling of Plaistow Portrait
Lord Sterling of Plaistow
Officer
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 31st July 2019
1 APPG Membership
Autism
Julia Lopez Portrait
Julia Lopez
Secretary (Commons)
Conservative - Hornchurch and Upminster
Joined: 29th August 2018
1 APPG Membership
Freeports
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Dr Lisa Cameron MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 6855.

Email: lisa.cameron.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Roberta Kirosingh, Office of Dr Lisa Cameron MP, House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA . Tel: 020 7219 6855

Email: kirosinghr@parliament.uk

Secretariat:

Disability Rights UK (Co-provider) and Warwick Business School jointly act as the group's secretariat. https://www.disabilityrightsuk.org/ and https://www.wbs.ac.uk/

Benefits in Kind
Date
14 Jan 2020
Source
Disability Rights UK
Description
Joint Secretariat   From : 14/01/2020 To : 13/01/2021
Value
£3,001
Date
14 Jan 2020
Source
Warwick Business School
Description
Joint Secretariat   From : 14/01/2020 To : 13/01/2021
Value
£13,501
Date
13 Jul 2019
Source
Disability Rights UK
Description
Disability Rights UK is funded by Warwick Business School to act as the group's secretariat   From : 13/07/2019 To : 12/07/2020
Value
£18,001
Date
13 Jul 2019
Source
Disability Rights UK
Description
Disability Rights UK is part-funded by Warwick Business School to act as the group's secretariat   From : 13/07/2019 To : 12/07/2020
Value
£19,501
Date
13 Jul 2019
Source
Disability Rights UK
Description
Joint Secretariat   From : 13/07/2019 To : 12/07/2020
Value
£4,501
Date
13 Jul 2019
Source
Warwick Business School
Description
Joint Secretariat   From : 13/07/2019 To : 12/07/2020
Value
£16,501
Date
13 Jul 2018
Source
Disability Rights UK
Description
Disability Rights UK is funded by Warwick Business School to act as the group's secretariat   From : 13/07/2018 To : 12/07/2019
Value
£15,001
Date
13 Jul 2017
Source
Disability Rights UK
Description
Secretariat   From : 13/07/2017 To : 12/07/2018
Value
£10,501
Date
13 Jul 2017
Source
Disability Rights UK
Description
Disability Rights UK is funded by Warwick Business School to act as the group's secretariat   From : 13/07/2017 To : 12/07/2018
Value
£15,001
Date
21 Jul 2016
Source
Disability Rights UK
Description
Secretariat   From : 21/07/2016 To : 20/07/2017
Value
£7,501
Date
1 Jan 2015
Source
Disability Rights UK
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/01/2015 To : 20/07/2016
Value
£7,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Disability APPG

Former APPG Officers
Stephen Lloyd Portrait
Stephen Lloyd
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Former Member for Eastbourne
Joined: 29th August 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Heidi Allen Portrait
Heidi Allen
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Former Member for South Cambridgeshire
Joined: 12th October 2016
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Ruth George Portrait
Ruth George
Officer
Labour - Former Member for High Peak
Joined: 31st July 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Jared O'Mara Portrait
Jared O'Mara
Vice Chair
Independent - Former Member for Sheffield, Hallam
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 19th June 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Stephen McPartland Portrait
Stephen McPartland
Vice Chair
Conservative - Stevenage
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 18th July 2018
Lord Addington Portrait
Lord Addington
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Excepted Hereditary
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 18th July 2018
Neil Coyle Portrait
Neil Coyle
Secretary (Commons)
Labour - Bermondsey and Old Southwark
Joined: 12th October 2016
Departed: 18th July 2018
Baroness Campbell of Surbiton Portrait
Baroness Campbell of Surbiton
Secretary (Lords)
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 12th October 2016
Departed: 18th July 2018
No other APPG Memberships
Johnny Mercer Portrait
Johnny Mercer
Vice Chair
Conservative - Plymouth, Moor View
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 31st January 2018
No other APPG Memberships
Neil Gray Portrait
Neil Gray
Officer
Scottish National Party - Former Member for Airdrie and Shotts
Joined: 12th October 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
Baroness Thomas of Winchester Portrait
Baroness Thomas of Winchester
Officer
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017