Multiple Sclerosis APPG

First Registered: 29/09/2015 • Last updated on: 25/08/2021

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To promote the interests of people affected by MS (Multiple Sclerosis).

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 Multiple Sclerosis

1. Ms H Rawlins v Multiple Sclerosis Society: 2206532/2018
31/12/2019 - HM Courts & Tribunals Service (HMCTS)
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Found: Ms H Rawlins v Multiple Sclerosis Society: 2206532/2018 - GOV.UK

2. Multiple sclerosis: prevalence, incidence and smoking status
04/02/2020 - Public Health England (PHE)
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Found: Research and analysis Multiple sclerosis: prevalence, incidence and smoking status

3. Lemtrada (alemtuzumab) and serious cardiovascular and immune-mediated adverse reactions: new restrictions to use and strengthened monitoring requirements
17/05/2019 - Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA)
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Found: treatment. All patients on alemtuzumab for multiple sclerosis should be alerted to these risks and what

4. AVAILABILITY OF OCRELIZUMAB FOR PEOPLE WITH PRIMARY PROGRESSIVE MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS
28/01/2019 - Early Day Motions

Found: people are diagnosed with primary progressive multiple sclerosis every year; recognises that there are currently

5. Secondary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis
17/06/2020 - Early Day Motions

Found: significant impact that Secondary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis, SPMS, has upon those with the disease, their

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Multiple Sclerosis

1. Maraviroc and Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy
30/09/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: clear.Ms Rai was sadly diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2013 aged 34. She was prescribed Natalizumab - Speech Link
2: immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome in multiple sclerosis. An individual funding request was submitted - Speech Link
3: Lady’s constituent, who unfortunately has multiple sclerosis, has been paying privately for the drug, - Speech Link

2. Legalisation of Cannabis (Medicinal Purposes)
10/10/2017 - Commons Chamber

1: she was struck down at the age of 26 with multiple sclerosis, which virtually destroyed her life and affected - Speech Link

3. Medical Cannabis
20/02/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: medicines for conditions associated with multiple sclerosis, the side-effects of chemotherapy, and epilepsy - Speech Link
2: suffering from the very final stages of multiple sclerosis. Her husband has found that the only drug - Speech Link
3: our party conference heard evidence from a multiple sclerosis sufferer, Laura Brennan-Whitefield, who called - Speech Link

4. Covid-19: People with Neurological Conditions
27/05/2021 - Grand Committee

1: These services are also vital to people with multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, motor neurone disease, migraine - Speech Link
2: diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. She is the vice-chairman of the Multiple Sclerosis Trust and has been - Speech Link

5. Drugs Licensing
19/06/2018 - Lords Chamber

1: benefits for people suffering from cancer, multiple sclerosis, Tourette’s syndrome, chronic severe pain - Speech Link
2: cannabis-based medication for epilepsy and multiple sclerosis and as pain relief in some forms of terminal - Speech Link
3: of conditions. I worked with sufferers of multiple sclerosis for 10 years and the use of cannabis-derived - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Multiple Sclerosis
1. Multiple Sclerosis
asked by: Christine Jardine
01/09/2020
... what data his Department collects on the number of people with Secondary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis.

2. Multiple Sclerosis
asked by: Rosie Cooper
23/07/2020
... what estimate his Department has made of the number of people affected by secondary progressive multiple sclerosis.

3. Multiple Sclerosis
asked by: Jim Shannon
05/02/2019
... when haematopoietic stem cell transplantation treatment will be made available on the NHS for people with multiple sclerosis.

4. Multiple Sclerosis
asked by: Royston Smith
19/12/2018
... what estimate he has made of the number of people who have progressive multiple sclerosis.

5. Multiple Sclerosis
asked by: Royston Smith
19/12/2018
... what financial assistance his Department makes available to (a) organisations dealing with multiple sclerosis and (b) individuals who have multiple sclerosis.

Latest Questions
12 Current APPG Officers
Simon Hoare Portrait
Simon Hoare
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - North Dorset
Joined: 29th September 2015
Lord Monks Portrait
Lord Monks
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 7th August 2020
1 APPG Membership
Chemical Industry
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Simon Hoare MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 5697.

Email: simon.hoare.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Joe Brunwin, MS Society, 372 Edgware Road, London NW2 6ND. Tel: 07879 643 289

Email: joseph.brunwin@mssociety.org.uk

Secretariat:

MS Society acts as the group's secretariat. http://www.mssociety.org.uk/

Benefits in Kind
Date
10 Mar 2021
Source
MS Society
Description
Secretariat   From : 10/03/2021 To : 09/03/2022
Value
£4,501
Date
10 Mar 2020
Source
MS Society
Description
Secretariat   From : 10/03/2020 To : 09/03/2021
Value
£4,501
Date
5 Dec 2018
Source
MS Society
Description
Secretariat   From : 05/12/2018 To : 04/12/2019
Value
£4,501
Date
5 Dec 2017
Source
MS Society
Description
Secretariat   From : 05/12/2017 To : 04/12/2018
Value
£4,501
Date
1 Jan 2017
Source
MS Society
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/01/2017 To : 31/12/2017
Value
£9,001
Date
16 Sep 2015
Source
MS Society
Description
Secretariat   From : 16/09/2015 To : 31/12/2015
Value
£7,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Multiple Sclerosis APPG

Former APPG Officers
Karen Lee Portrait
Karen Lee
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Lincoln
Joined: 27th March 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Ruth George Portrait
Ruth George
Officer
Labour - Former Member for High Peak
Joined: 27th March 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Bellingham Portrait
Lord Bellingham
Officer
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 27th March 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
3 APPG Memberships
Caribbean , Libya , Norfolk Island
Norman Lamb Portrait
Norman Lamb
Officer
Liberal Democrat - Former Member for North Norfolk
Joined: 27th March 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Stephen Lloyd Portrait
Stephen Lloyd
Officer
Liberal Democrat - Former Member for Eastbourne
Joined: 20th December 2017
Departed: 13th February 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Fiona Mactaggart Portrait
Fiona Mactaggart
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Slough
Joined: 15th February 2017
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Mark Durkan Portrait
Mark Durkan
Officer
Social Democratic & Labour Party - Former Member for Foyle
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Nic Dakin Portrait
Nic Dakin
Officer
Labour - Former Member for Scunthorpe
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 6th January 2017
No other APPG Memberships