Psychology APPG

First Registered: 28/09/2017 • Last updated on: 14/07/2021

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To raise awareness amongst parliamentarians and policymakers of the importance and relevance of psychology, combining research and best practice briefings to ensure that MPs have access to a psychological evidence- based approach to policy development.

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 Psychology

1. Anonymous - written evidence
22/07/2019 - Inquiry: Reality tv - Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee
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Found:  2              My qualifications include a degree in Psychology with Biology from the university of Leicester

2. NW seminar: Identity psychology in probation: Implications for working with personality disorder
29/03/2019 - Academy for Social Justice
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Found: NW seminar: Identity psychology in probation: Implications for working with personality

3. British Psychological Society - written evidence
03/09/2019 - Inquiry: Reality tv - Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee
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Found: advancement and diffusion of the knowledge of psychology pure and applied and especially to promote the

4. Improving Witness Testimony
18/07/2019 - Parliamentary Research

Found: schemes. House of Commons Library. 11. British Psychology Society Research Board Working Group (2008).

5. NW seminar: Identity psychology in probation: Implications for working with personality disorder
29/03/2019 - Closed organisation: Academy for Social Justice Commissioning
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Found: NW seminar: Identity psychology in probation: Implications for working with personality

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Psychology

1. Unconscious Bias Training
15/12/2020 - Written Statements

1: implicit measures. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 117, 522-559.2 Gawronski, Bertram and - Speech Link

2. Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services
24/10/2018 - Lords Chamber

1: will be significant investment in trying to take psychology graduates into mental health nursing to enhance - Speech Link

3. Health and Social Care Committee and Education Committee
10/05/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: chair of the all-party parliamentary group on psychology and as a psychologist, I was very concerned by - Speech Link

4. NHS Staffing: Long-term Plan
04/02/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: college and university students, particularly psychology graduates, to help plug this gaping hole? - Speech Link

5. Reformed GCSE and A-level Content
17/12/2015 - Written Statements

1: business, economics, engineering, geology and psychology; andAS and A-levels in environmental science - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Psychology
1. Psychology
asked by: Barbara Keeley
17/05/2018
... how many additional psychological therapists are working in Improving Access to Psychological Therapies services as of May 2018 compared to September 2016.

2. Psychology: Training
asked by: Lisa Cameron
28/04/2020
... what steps he is taking to ensuring that the (a) education and (b) training of psychological professionals continues during the covid-19 outbreak to meet the (i) ambitions of the Long- Term Plan and (ii) potential additional psychological needs caused by that pandemic.

3. Educational Psychology
asked by: Paul Farrelly
15/05/2019
... what estimate he has made of the number of local authorities currently without any educational psychology service.

4. Educational Psychology
asked by: Emma Lewell-Buck
07/01/2019
... how many educational psychological assessments have been carried out in each of the last five years.

5. Psychology: Recruitment
asked by: Daniel Kawczynski
17/05/2018
... what steps he is taking to improve the recruitment of psychologists qualified to treat young people with mental health difficulties.

Latest Questions
6 Current APPG Officers
Lisa Cameron Portrait
Lisa Cameron
Chair & Registered Contact
Scottish National Party - East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow
Joined: 28th September 2017
Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe Portrait
Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 2nd June 2021
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Dr Lisa Cameron MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 6855.

Email: lisa.cameron.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

British Psychological Society, 30 Tabernacle St, London EC2A 4UE. Tel: 020 7330 0890

Email: Policy@bps.org.uk

Secretariat:

British Psychological Society acts as the group's secretariat. http://bps.org.uk/

Benefits in Kind
Date
10 Mar 2020
Source
British Psychological Society
Description
Secretariat   From : 10/03/2020 To : 09/03/2021
Value
£19,501
Date
11 Jul 2019
Source
The British Psychological Society
Description
The British Psychological Society acts as the group's secretariat and pays WA Communications to help it fulfil this role.   From : 11/07/2019 To : 10/07/2020
Value
£37,501
Date
11 Jul 2018
Source
The British Psychological Society
Description
The British Psychological Society acts as the group's secretariat and pays WA Communications to help it fulfil this role.   From : 11/07/2018 To : 10/07/2019
Value
£43,501
Date
11 Jul 2017
Source
The British Psychological Society
Description
The British Psychological Society acts as the group's secretariat and pays WA Communications to help it fulfil this role.   From : 11/07/2017 To : 10/07/2018
Value
£43,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Psychology APPG

Former APPG Officers
Baroness Hamwee Portrait
Baroness Hamwee
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 21st April 2021
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Alderdice Portrait
Lord Alderdice
Officer
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 21st April 2021
Luciana Berger Portrait
Luciana Berger
Vice-Chair
Liberal Democrat - Former Member for Liverpool, Wavertree
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Chris Ruane Portrait
Chris Ruane
Officer
Labour - Former Member for Vale of Clwyd
Joined: 8th May 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships