Pro-Life APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 29/12/2021

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To provide a forum for discussion of pro-life issues including abortion, euthanasia and research upon the human embryo.

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Recent Documents related to Pro-Life

1. Chief Medical Officer’s annual report 2020: health trends and variation in England
18/12/2020 - Department of Health and Social Care
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Found: age, and ethnicity. Chapter 1 covers changes to life expectancy and other demographic changes relating

2. Offending behaviour programmes and interventions
09/02/2021 - Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service
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Found: skills to strengthen pro - social identity and plan for an offence - f ree life. Breaking Free:

3. Offending behaviour programmes and interventions
01/03/2019 - Ministry of Justice
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Found: skills to strengthen pro -social identity and plan for an offence -free life. Breaking Free: Health

4. Memorandum for the Committee of Public Accounts: Equitable Life Payment Scheme
06/05/2021 - National Audit Office

Found: Equitable Life Payment Scheme Background and Scope 1 In 2010, HM Treasury set up the Equitable Life Payment

5. CACHE - written evidence
27/06/2018 - Inquiry: Life chances - Education Committee
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Found: education in early years to ensure that we maximise life chances and enhance social mobility.  More information

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Pro-Life

1. Demonstrations (Abortion Clinics)
24/06/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: into the clinic unimpeded by anti-abortion or even pro-choice campaigners after having probably made the - Speech Link
2: the area have a detrimental effect on quality of life—a hugely subjective test, especially when applied - Speech Link

2. Human Rights in Hong Kong
09/06/2021 - Westminster Hall

1: Hong Kong will remain unchanged, and so will the life-style. Rights and freedoms, including those of the - Speech Link
2: reports of another onslaught—the mass reporting by pro-Israeli groups of Palestinian posts from Gaza. This - Speech Link
3: servants and the rest of the leaders of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement; introduced national security - Speech Link

3. Abortion Services Commissioning: Northern Ireland
14/12/2021 - Westminster Hall

1: Society for the Protection of Unborn Children—SPUC Pro-Life Ltd—and the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland - Speech Link
2: today.We must remember that Northern Ireland has a pro-choice majority when it comes to abortion. A number - Speech Link
3: debate. Does she agree that those who advocate a pro-abortion stance in this debate—which is more appropriately - Speech Link

4. Oral Answers to Questions
23/05/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: contribution —not just to our sporting life, but to our broader community life. It is important that young people - Speech Link
2: into contact with GambleAware, 70% come through a life-changing experience and get on to a better future - Speech Link
3: and we seek to do it so that a contribution to the life of this country will continue to be made by both - Speech Link

5. Data: A New Direction
10/09/2021 - Written Statements

1: Furthermore we recently published plans to establish a new pro-competition regime for digital markets and outlined - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Pro-Life
1. Life Sciences
asked by: Baroness Ritchie of Downpatrick
23/11/2020
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to ensure that the life sciences sector is central to the economic recovery.

2. Life Sciences
asked by: Catherine West
17/11/2020
... what recent steps his Department has taken to increase the level of human relevant life sciences in the UK.

3. Life Sciences
asked by: Anthony Browne
09/11/2020
... what steps his Department are taking to ensure that the UK life sciences sector continues to have access to (a) research funding and (b) collaborative working opportunities with European partners after 31 December 2020.

4. Life Expectancy
asked by: Colleen Fletcher
01/10/2020
... (c) the West Midlands and (d) England in the last ten years.

5. Life Sciences
asked by: Chi Onwurah
30/09/2020
... when the Life Sciences Investment Programme is planned to be launched; and whether he plans to increase that programme's budget in the forthcoming Comprehensive Spending Review.

Latest Questions
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9 Current APPG Officers
Carla Lockhart Portrait
Carla Lockhart
Chair & Registered Contact
Democratic Unionist Party - Upper Bann
Joined: 10th March 2021
Lisa Cameron Portrait
Lisa Cameron
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow
Joined: 20th May 2020
82 APPG Memberships
22q11 Syndrome , American Football , Antisemitism , Arctic and Nordic Councils , Armed Forces , Armed Forces Covenant , Assistive Technology , Australia and New Zealand , Autism , Bahrain , Banning Trophy Hunting , Bees and Pollinators , Bermuda , Boys' Brigade , Breast Cancer , British Jews , British Overseas Territories , Canada , Cats , Cerebral Palsy , Channel 4 , Channel Islands , Childhood Trauma , Chile , China , Commonwealth , Crypto and Digital Assets , Cyprus , Darts , Dementia , Diabetes , Digital Regulation and Responsibility , Disability , Dog Advisory Welfare , Down Syndrome , Dying Well , Eating Disorders , Entrepreneurship , Estonia , Ethics and Sustainability in Fashion , Fair Business Banking , Financial Education for Young People , Foreign Affairs , Future of Retail , Global Health , Health , Holocaust Memorial , Hydrogen , Inclusive Entrepreneurship , International Freedom of Religion or Belief , Japan , Learning Disability , Liechtenstein , Limits to Growth , Loan Charge and Taxpayer Fairness , Media , Mentoring , Montserrat , Olympic and Paralympic Games , Pacific Islands , Psychology , Pubs , Qatar , Queen’s Platinum Jubilee 2022 , Reserves and Cadets , Russia , San Marino , Serbia , Small Island Developing States , Social Media , Spinal Cord Injury , Street Children , Switzerland , Textiles and Fashion , Thalidomide , Twelve Steps Recovery Programme from Addiction , United Nations , United Nations Global Goals for Sustainable Development , United Nations Women , Vulnerable Groups to Pandemics , Whistleblowing , Woods and Trees
Edward Leigh Portrait
Edward Leigh
Vice Chair
Conservative - Gainsborough
Joined: 30th July 2015
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Carla Lockhart MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 0207 219 3000.

Email: carla.lockhart.mp@parliament.uk

Secretariat:

Right to Life UK acts as the group's secretariat. https://righttolife.org.uk/

Benefits in Kind
Date
21 Jan 2021
Source
Right to Life UK
Description
Secretariat   From : 21/01/2021 To : 20/01/2022
Value
£9,001
Date
21 Jan 2020
Source
Right to Life UK
Description
Secretariat   From : 21/01/2020 To : 20/01/2021
Value
£9,001
Date
12 Sep 2019
Source
Right to Life Charitable Trust
Description
Research services   From : 12/09/2019 To : 11/09/2020
Value
£9,001
Date
12 Sep 2018
Source
Right to Life Charitable Trust
Description
Research services   From : 12/09/2018 To : 11/09/2019
Value
£9,001
Date
12 Sep 2017
Source
Right to Life Charitable Trust
Description
Research services   From : 12/09/2017 To : 11/09/2018
Value
£9,001
Date
1 Jan 2017
Source
Right to Life Charitable Trust
Description
Research services   From : 01/01/2017 To : 31/12/2017
Value
£9,001

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Pro-Life APPG

Former APPG Officers
Maria Caulfield Portrait
Maria Caulfield
Vice Chair
Conservative - Lewes
Joined: 12th October 2016
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Jeremy Lefroy Portrait
Jeremy Lefroy
Vice Chair
Conservative - Former Member for Stafford
Joined: 5th November 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Jeffrey M Donaldson Portrait
Jeffrey M Donaldson
Treasurer
Democratic Unionist Party - Lagan Valley
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
Mark Pritchard Portrait
Mark Pritchard
Vice Chair
Conservative - The Wrekin
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 21st November 2018
John Pugh Portrait
John Pugh
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Former Member for Southport
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Robert Flello Portrait
Robert Flello
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Stoke-on-Trent South
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Jeffrey M Donaldson Portrait
Jeffrey M Donaldson
Treasurer
Democratic Unionist Party - Lagan Valley
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 3rd June 2016