Pro-Life APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 25/08/2021

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

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 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 (HMPPS)
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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. 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

4. Family Planning Clinics: Public Order Legislation
07/11/2017 - Westminster Hall

1: it has become simply impassable because of the pro-life protesters outside the gates of the clinic, who - Speech Link
2: to protesting outside the offices of MPs who are pro-choice, bringing very distressing images and handing - Speech Link
3: the leaflets that have been distributed by the pro-life lobby, which includes groups such as Abort67, - Speech Link

5. Hong Kong: Pro-Democracy Campaigners
19/04/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: reports that pro-democracy campaigners have been sentenced in Hong Kong for participating in pro-democracy - Speech Link
2: Hong Kong authorities’ decision to target leading pro-democracy figures for prosecution is unacceptable - Speech Link
3: mainstream, internationally respected and senior pro-democracy campaigners, is it not time to impose Magnitsky - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Pro-Life
1. 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.

2. 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.

3. 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.

4. Life Expectancy
asked by: Jon Trickett
13/01/2021
...What progress his Department has made on improving life expectancy levels.

5. Life Expectancy
asked by: Lord Robathan
18/12/2020
... what assessment they have made of the life expectancy of people dying from COVID-19 compared with those dying from other illnesses.

Latest Questions
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
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
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
None Portrait
Ms Margaret Ritchie
Secretary
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017