Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 06/10/2021

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To seek to improve health, social care, education and employment opportunities for ME sufferers and encourage biomedical research into the cause and treatment of ME.

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Recent Documents related to Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME)

1. Myalgic Encephalomyelitis treatment and research
19/06/2018 - Parliamentary Research

Found: Number CDP 2018-0155, 18 June 2018 Myalgic Encephalomyelitis treatment and research By Dr Sarah Barber

2. Appropriate ME treatment
23/01/2019 - Parliamentary Research

Found: protection procedures. 1.1 Background Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME), also referred to as Chronic Fatigue

3. Petition for low immunity groups to receive a 3rd vaccination
13/10/2021 - Petitions

Found: receive a 3rd vaccine, inc those with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME), Type 1 diabetes, Lupus, Multiple

4. ME Awareness Week 2021
12/05/2021 - Early Day Motions

Found: That this House recognises Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) Awareness Week, from 10 to 16 May 2021, which

5. Post-Covid-19 support
08/09/2020 - Early Day Motions

Found: suffering from post-viral conditions, such as myalgic encephalomyelitis; calls on the Government to make a clear

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Recent Speeches related to Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME)

1. Health: Medically Unexplained Symptoms
04/07/2017 - Lords Chamber

2. ME: Treatment and Research
21/06/2018 - Westminster Hall

1: That this House has considered myalgic encephalomyelitis treatment and research.It is a - Speech Link
2: good friend who has been affected by myalgic encephalomyelitis, or ME, since about the age of 15 and - Speech Link
3: just two people in the UK who have had myalgic encephalomyelitis recorded as the cause of death. She was - Speech Link

3. PACE Trial: People with ME
20/02/2018 - Westminster Hall

1: contacted me prior to this debate.Myalgic encephalomyelitis, or ME, has been described in many ways - Speech Link
2: chronic fatigue syndrome, also known as myalgic encephalomyelitis or encephalopathy, is a debilitating and - Speech Link

4. Appropriate ME Treatment
24/01/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: allocation of social housing. People with myalgic encephalomyelitis and chronic fatigue syndrome often have - Speech Link
2: of just two people in the UK to have myalgic encephalomyelitis recorded as the cause of death. She was - Speech Link
3: the all-party parliamentary group on myalgic encephalomyelitis, which we hope will be reconstituted, - Speech Link

5. Multi-agency Initiatives in Health and Social Care
08/12/2014 - Grand Committee

1: my contacts with people suffering from myalgic encephalomyelitis—also known as chronic fatigue syndrome - Speech Link

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Recent Questions related to Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME)
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8 Current APPG Officers
Baroness Scott of Needham Market Portrait
Baroness Scott of Needham Market
Co-Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 2nd June 2021
1 APPG Membership
Local Democracy
James Davies Portrait
James Davies
Officer
Conservative - Vale of Clwyd
Joined: 2nd June 2021
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Carol Monaghan MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 6396.

Email: carol.monaghan.mp@parliament.uk

Benefits in Kind
Date
1 Jan 2016
Source
Action for M.E
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/01/2016 To : 31/12/2016
Value
£1,501
Date
1 Jan 2016
Source
The ME Association
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/01/2016 To : 31/12/2016
Value
£1,501
Date
1 Jul 2015
Source
Action for M.E
Description
Action for M.E. receives assistance from Whitehouse Consultancy to act as APPG's secretariat   From : 01/07/2015 To : 31/12/2015
Value
£1,501
Date
1 Jul 2015
Source
The ME Association
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/07/2015 To : 31/12/2015
Value
£1,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) APPG

Former APPG Officers
Olivia Blake Portrait
Olivia Blake
Treasurer
Labour - Sheffield, Hallam
Joined: 24th February 2020
Departed: 21st April 2021
Hywel Williams Portrait
Hywel Williams
Secretary
Plaid Cymru - Arfon
Joined: 24th February 2020
Departed: 21st April 2021
Peter Bottomley Portrait
Peter Bottomley
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Worthing West
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
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Countess of Mar Portrait
Countess of Mar
Co-Chair
Crossbench - Retired on 1 May 2020
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Jacob Rees-Mogg Portrait
Jacob Rees-Mogg
Secretary
Conservative - North East Somerset
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 31st August 2016
No other APPG Memberships