Human Microbiome APPG

First Registered: 24/02/2020 • Last updated on: 06/10/2021

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To highlight the role of the human microbiome, especially of the gut, in physical and mental health and its potential to prevent many disorders and improve or slow others; inform debate about how this will save money for the Treasury and NHS; and enable communications between interested parties and relevant parliamentarians.

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Recent Documents related to Human Microbiome

1. The Microbiome and Human Health
02/05/2018 - Parliamentary Research

Found: on and in the body the human microbiome have important implications for human health. This POSTnote examines

2. Sustaining the Soil Microbiome
21/05/2019 - Parliamentary Research

Found: Number 601 May 2019 The soil microbiome, communities of microorganisms in soils, underpin

3. Human Microbiome
24/02/2020 - APPGs

Found: To highlight the role of the human microbiome, especially of the gut, in physical and mental health and

4. Scientific papers published by APHA
04/12/2019 - Animal and Plant Health Agency
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Found: - - lactamase - producing Escherichia coli in human - derived and foodchain - derived samples from

5. PHE research: annual review
01/05/2020 - Public Health England (PHE)
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Found: How do membrane active antibiotics influence microbiome dysbiosis? Mark Sutton Charlotte Hind,

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Human Microbiome

1. Antimicrobial Resistance
02/05/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: animals for food production are harbouring. In human health, there has been something like a 6% reduction - Speech Link
2: vaccines are the most preventative health tool in human history. Like me, it also wants to see significant - Speech Link
3: problem. One of the lessons is that we cannot divide human health from the health of the animals we eat. If - Speech Link

2. Gene Editing
30/01/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: chair a debate called “The Quest for the Perfect Human”. Its four panellists were people steeped in the - Speech Link

3. Medicines and Medical Devices Bill
12/01/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: would require draft consolidated legislation for human medicines, veterinary medicines and medical devices - Speech Link
2: primary consolidating legislation in respect of human medicines, veterinary medicines and medical devices - Speech Link
3: from abroad, so bringing legislation together for human and animal medicines will help prevent mistakes - Speech Link

4. Environment Bill
23/06/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: the air we breathe, posing a potential danger to human health from ingesting microplastics. There are fears - Speech Link
2: buying a property because it is so dangerous to human health when disturbed. I think we are going to see - Speech Link
3: to recreation. When we think about the health of human beings, the health of the natural environment is - Speech Link

5. Covid-19 Update
02/02/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: several times recently on the subject of the gut microbiome, which the immune system heavily depends on, - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Human Microbiome
1. Human Rights
asked by: Lord Bishop of Coventry
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of existing international capabilities to meet any global increase in identity-based violence; and what plans they have to appoint a Minister to act as a Special Envoy on Genocide.

2. Human Rights
asked by: Scott Benton
... whether his Department plans to review the effectiveness of the right to (a) freedom of expression under Article 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and (b) receive information under Article 10 of the Human Rights Act 1998.

3. Human Rights
asked by: Stuart Anderson
... what steps he is taking to help protect human rights and the right to peaceful protect (a) in India and (b) around the world.

4. Human Rights
asked by: Baroness Bennett of Manor Castle
...To ask Her Majesty's Government how they plan to comply with the United Nations Framework on Reparations; and what plans they have to establish an inquiry into reparatory justice.

5. Human Trafficking
asked by: Lord McColl of Dulwich
... and (2) non-UK national victims of trafficking with a positive conclusive grounds decision have received support following a recovery needs assessment.

Latest Questions
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5 Current APPG Officers
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Julie Elliott MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 7165.


Public Enquiry Point:

Alan Barnard, Campaign It!, 252 Merton Road, London SW18 5JQ. Tel: 07931 597 550


No benefits in kind are on record for the Human Microbiome APPG

Financial Benefits Received
24 Apr 2020
Unilever UK plc
28 Feb 2020
Kellogg Management Services-Europe Limited