Skin APPG

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

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To raise awareness of skin conditions in parliament, improve treatment for patients with skin disease, improve efficiency in service commissioning and improve the training in dermatology of healthcare professionals within the NHS.

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 Skin

1. Aqueous cream contains sodium lauryl sulfate which may cause skin reactions, particularly in children with eczema
18/06/2021 - Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency
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Found: contains sodium lauryl sulfate which may cause skin reactions, particularly in children with eczema

2. Synthetic model of human skin, for safe testing of chemical decontamination procedures
16/10/2019 - Defence Science and Technology Laboratory
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Found: Technology Laboratory Licensing opportunity Synthetic skin IP statusPatent title - Synthetic skinPatent abstract

3. MHRA and NFCC emollients leaflet A5
29/07/2020 - Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency
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Found: SKIN CREAMS: ALERT Clothing, bedding, dressings and bandages with skin cream dried on them can catch

4. MHRA and NFCC emollients leaflet A5
26/08/2020 - Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency
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Found: SKIN CREAMS: ALERT Clothing, bedding, dressings and bandages with skin cream dried on them can catch

5. Lumpy skin disease: how to spot and report the disease
18/10/2018 - Animal and Plant Health Agency
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Found: Lumpy skin disease: how to spot and report the disease - GOV.UK

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Skin

1. Skin Conditions and Mental Health
25/01/2022 - Westminster Hall

1: point that I will make at the very end: mind and skin are linked, and we have to take action on both if - Speech Link

2. Sunbed Use: Health Implications
13/02/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: that could not be further from the truth. Bronzed skin was a trend first popularised by Coco Chanel in - Speech Link
2: is high-intensity bursts of ultraviolet light on skin not used to being exposed to UV.”The World Health - Speech Link
3: British weather? We have freckles, fair hair and fair skin, which is far more prone to some of the dangers - Speech Link

3. VAT on sunscreen
18/08/2021 - Petitions

1: in preventing serious health conditions such as skin cancer; notes that sunscreen is currently classified - Speech Link

4. Petitions
21/07/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: in preventing serious health conditions such as skin cancer; notes that sunscreen is currently classified - Speech Link

5. Draft Human Tissue (Permitted Material: Exceptions) (England) Regulations: Government Response
25/02/2020 - Written Statements

1: tissue from sexual and reproductive organs (including skin) will not be transplanted without express consent;expanded - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Skin
1. Skin Diseases
asked by: Christopher Chope
19/07/2021
... how many new skin conditions have been diagnosed by the NHS in England in the last twelve months; and how many of those skin conditions were attributable in whole or in part to the wearing of masks and other face coverings.

2. Skin Cancer
asked by: Richard Holden
06/09/2021
... how many diagnoses of skin cancer there have been in the UK in each year since 1990.

3. Skin Cancer
asked by: Baroness Masham of Ilton
10/12/2020
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what information they collect on the proportion of non-melanoma skin cancer patients who are diagnosed at early stages compared to the number of such patients who have been diagnosed at a late stage during the COVID-19 pandemic.

4. Skin Cancer
asked by: Edward Leigh
01/10/2020
... what support is available patients with non-melanoma skin cancer to help with the psychological effect of (a) the disease and (b) the treatment for that disease.

5. Skin Diseases
asked by: Tim Loughton
07/07/2021
... what estimate he has made of the proportion of GP visits that are related to skin conditions.

Latest Questions
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4 Current APPG Officers
Edward Leigh Portrait
Edward Leigh
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Gainsborough
Joined: 20th May 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Sir Edward Leigh MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 6480.

Email: edward.leigh.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Geoff Holmes

Email: geoff.d.holmes@appgs.co.uk

Group's Website:

http://www.appgs.co.uk/

Benefits in Kind
Date
10 Mar 2020
Source
Decideum Ltd
Description
Decideum Ltd is paid by the following to act as the group's secretariat: British Association of Dermatologists, Almirall Ltd, Psoriasis Association, LEO Pharma   From : 10/03/2020 To : 10/03/2021
Value
£28,501
Date
5 Sep 2019
Source
Decideum Ltd
Description
Secretariat   From : 05/09/2019 To : 04/09/2020
Value
£28,501
Date
5 Sep 2018
Source
Decideum Ltd
Description
Secretariat   From : 05/09/2018 To : 04/09/2019
Value
£28,501
Date
1 Jan 2015
Source
Decideum Ltd
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/01/2015 To : 31/12/2015
Value
£28,501
Financial Benefits Received
Date
12 Dec 2016
Source
British Association of Dermatologists
Value
£20,000
Date
14 Dec 2015
Source
AMGEN
Value
£1,560
Date
8 Jun 2015
Source
British Association of Dermatologists
Value
£25,000
Date
24 Apr 2015
Source
Almirral
Value
£1,560
Date
2 Mar 2015
Source
LEO Pharma
Value
£1,560
Date
13 Feb 2015
Source
Dermal Labs
Value
£1,560
Former APPG Officers
Cheryl Gillan Portrait
Cheryl Gillan
Vice Chair
Conservative - Former Member for Chesham and Amersham
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 10th March 2021
No other APPG Memberships
Angela Smith Portrait
Angela Smith
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Former Member for Penistone and Stocksbridge
Joined: 23rd October 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
David T C Davies Portrait
David T C Davies
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Monmouth
Joined: 23rd October 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Paul Beresford Portrait
Paul Beresford
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Mole Valley
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 11th September 2019
Cheryl Gillan Portrait
Cheryl Gillan
Vice Chair
Conservative - Former Member for Chesham and Amersham
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 20th December 2017
No other APPG Memberships