Skin APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 10/03/2021

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

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

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

5. Remove: guidance on removing hazardous substances
03/10/2018 - National Counter Terrorism Security Office (NaCTSO)
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Found: the substance. Fresh air is important. If the skin is itchy or painful, ˜nd a water source. REPORT

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Skin

1. 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 - 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

2. Historical Discrimination in Boxing
20/10/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: was because of one simple thing: the colour of his skin.Cuthbert Taylor was born in 1909 in Georgetown - Speech Link
2: boxing history merely because of the colour of his skin. It is a sad fact, but there is no doubt that had - Speech Link
3: for the tour, simply because of the colour of his skin. It was a period in Australia when it operated something - Speech Link

3. Grenfell Tower: Toxins
15/10/2018 - Lords Chamber

1: inhalation that people can be poisoned but also by skin absorption. Will the Minister please ensure that - Speech Link
2: given that the absorption of toxins through the skin is a serious danger—which it seems is not being - Speech Link

4. Offensive Weapons Bill (Fifth sitting)
04/09/2018 - Public Bill Committees

1: substance—in other words, a substance that burns the skin. I hope I have answered the questions put in this - Speech Link
2: as“a substance which is capable of burning human skin by corrosion”.I am genuinely mystified about - Speech Link
3: same thing. There are substances that corrode the skin and would qualify as a corrosive substance in clause - Speech Link

5. Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
19/06/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: lead to weakness of the limb, ulceration of the skin, wasting tissue and bone thinning. The pain caused - Speech Link
2: After Victoria developed ulcers and total skin breakdown, she was told in 2006 that she needed - Speech Link
3: described—the excruciating pain, burning, swelling and skin discolouration —can be totally disruptive to everyday - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Skin
1. 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.

2. 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.

3. Skin Cancer
asked by: Lord Jones of Cheltenham
31/07/2019
... for an educational campaign to inform travellers on the correct use of sun screening products.

4. Skin Cancer
asked by: Gregory Campbell
20/06/2019
... what steps he is taking to reduce the number of cases of melanoma.

5. Skin Cancer
asked by: Jim Shannon
08/02/2019
... how many cases of skin cancer there have been in each of the last five years.

Latest Questions
5 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:

Sebastian Guterres, Decideum Ltd, Niddry Lodge, 51 Holland Street, London W8 7JB. Tel: 020 7368 1611

Email: sebastian.guterres@appgs.co.uk

Secretariat:

Decideum Ltd acts as the group's secretariat. https://www.decideum.com/

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
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