Medical Research APPG

First Registered: 13/11/2015 • Last updated on: 06/10/2021

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To provide a forum and network for parliamentarians with an interest in medical research; to protect and strengthen the UK's world-leading medical research environment by facilitating collaboration between parliamentarians and medical research bodies and providing up-to-date information on developments in medical research, including aspects of public health, the ethics of research and the implications of research findings for society.

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Recent Documents related to Medical Research

1. Ageing: Science, Technology and Healthy Living
24/03/2020 - Inquiry: Ageing: Science, Technology and Healthy Living - Science and Technology Committee (Lords)
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Found: to make NHS data more readily available for medical research in the ways I suggested. These are: To facilitate

2. Ageing: Science, Technology and Healthy Living
03/03/2020 - Inquiry: Ageing: Science, Technology and Healthy Living - Science and Technology Committee (Lords)
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Found: (INQ0090) Medical research and the common law of confidentiality In my field of research, cancer epidemiology

3. SAG members’ declarations of interests
29/08/2019 - Department for Levelling Up, Housing & Communities
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Found: GCSA. Chris Whitty , ( as Deputy Chief Medical Officer) Occupation : Chief Scientific Adviser

4. PHE research: annual review
01/05/2020 - Public Health England (PHE)
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Found: PHE Research Annual Review 17 - 18 Annex A Annex A: Awards to PHE in 2017 to 2018 Pro

5. Drugscience - written evidence
12/03/2019 - Inquiry: Drugs policy: medicinal cannabis - Health and Social Care Committee
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Found: established indication for the use of medical cannabis and medical cannabis may have efficacy in many other

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Recent Speeches related to Medical Research

1. Charity-funded Medical Research
24/11/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: and preserving the value of charity-funded medical research in the 2020 Spending Review.It is a - Speech Link

2. Health: Brain Tumours
19/01/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: Government what steps they are taking to encourage research into (1) the causes, and (2) the treatment, of - Speech Link
2: have a plan. Workshops are being booked, more research is being funded and we are encouraging more researchers - Speech Link
3: ways of being able to spend up to the £40 million research money made available, he will comment on the report - Speech Link

3. Clinical Trials and Clinical Research Capability
23/05/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: supporting clinical trials and the UK’s future clinical research capability.It is a pleasure to serve under - Speech Link

4. Motor Neurone Disease (Research)
12/07/2021 - Westminster Hall

1: has considered e-petition 564582, relating to research into motor neurone disease.Motor neurone - Speech Link

5. Innovation in the NHS
03/03/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: approaches established by NHS Digital, Health Data Research UK and NHSX, which is creating the right framework - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Medical Research
1. Medical Treatments: Research
asked by: Lord Taylor of Warwick
20/10/2020
... published on 26 August.

2. Medical Records: Research
asked by: Chi Onwurah
30/03/2021
... if he will publish the results of Dr Ben Goldacre's review into the use of health data for research and analysis in April 2021.

3. Association of Medical Research Charities
asked by: Chi Onwurah
18/12/2020
... whether he has reached an agreed approach with the Association of Medical Research Charities for supporting research that their members fund.

4. Medical Treatments: Research
asked by: Tom Brake
26/04/2017
... if he will take steps to improve provision of health and social care data to assist in research into cancer treatment and other fields of medical care.

5. Research
asked by: Chi Onwurah
27/07/2020
... what steps he is taking to encourage former post-doctoral researchers return to the profession.

Latest Questions
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6 Current APPG Officers
Anne Marie Morris Portrait
Anne Marie Morris
Co-Secretary
Conservative - Newton Abbot
Joined: 2nd January 2019
Lord Turnberg Portrait
Lord Turnberg
Co-Secretary
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 13th November 2015
Lord Willis of Knaresborough Portrait
Lord Willis of Knaresborough
Treasurer
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 13th November 2015
2 APPG Memberships
Engineering , Scientific
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Chris Green MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 8685.

Email: chris.green.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Rohan Bundell, Association of Medical Research Charities, Fanz House, 99 Gray's Inn Road, London WC1X 8TY . Tel: 020 8078 6045

Email: r.bundell@amrc.org.uk

Secretariat:

Association of Medical Research Charities acts as the group's secretariat. http://www.amrc.org.uk/

Group's Website:

https://www.amrc.org.uk/Pages/FAQs/Category/appg-on-medical-research

Benefits in Kind
Date
4 Mar 2020
Source
Association of Medical Research Charities
Description
Association of Medical Research Charities is paid by the following to act as the group's secretariat: Academy of Medical Sciences, Alzheimer's Research UK, British Heart Foundation, Cancer Research UK, Medical Research Council, Versus Arthritis, Wellcome   From : 04/03/2020 To : 03/03/2021
Value
£34,501
Date
4 Mar 2020
Source
Association of Medical Research Charities
Description
Association of Medical Research Charities is paid by the following to act as the group's secretariat: Academy of Medical Sciences, Alzheimer's Research UK, British Heart Foundation, Cancer Research UK, Medical Research Council, Versus Arthritis, Wellcome   From : 04/03/2020 To : 03/03/2021
Value
£34,501
Date
12 Sep 2018
Source
Association of Medical Research Charities
Description
Secretariat   From : 12/09/2018 To : 11/09/2019
Value
£37,501
Date
12 Sep 2017
Source
Association of Medical Research Charities
Description
Secretariat   From : 12/09/2017 To : 11/09/2018
Value
£37,501
Date
1 Apr 2016
Source
Association of Medical Research Charities
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/04/2016 To : 31/03/2017
Value
£28,501
Date
16 Sep 2015
Source
Association of Medical Research Charities
Description
Secretariat   From : 16/09/2015 To : 31/12/2015
Value
£28,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Medical Research APPG

Former APPG Officers
Jo Churchill Portrait
Jo Churchill
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Bury St Edmunds
Joined: 6th January 2017
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Mark Durkan Portrait
Mark Durkan
Officer
Social Democratic & Labour Party - Former Member for Foyle
Joined: 6th January 2017
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Liz McInnes Portrait
Liz McInnes
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Former Member for Heywood and Middleton
Joined: 13th November 2015
Departed: 24th November 2016
No other APPG Memberships