Suicide and Self-Harm Prevention APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 06/10/2021

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To raise awareness within Parliament and encourage discussion and debate of all issues involved in suicide and self-harm prevention.

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 Suicide and Self-Harm Prevention

1. Suicide & self-harm prevention in prison
15/05/2019 - Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service
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Found: Suicide & self-harm prevention in prison - GOV.UK

2. Suicide prevention: cross-government plan
22/01/2019 - Department of Health and Social Care
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Found: Cross -Government Suicide Prevention Workplan Contents Introduction ....................

3. Suicide prevention in England: fifth progress report
27/03/2021 - Department of Health and Social Care
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Found: Preventing suicide in England: Fifth progress report of the cross -government outcomes strategy to

4. First ever cross-government suicide prevention plan published
22/01/2019 - Department of Health and Social Care
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Found: First ever cross-government suicide prevention plan published - GOV.UK

5. Suicide prevention in England: fifth progress report
27/03/2021 - Department of Health and Social Care
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Found: Policy paper Suicide prevention in England: fifth progress report The fifth

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Suicide and Self-Harm Prevention

1. Suicide
08/09/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: cross-government suicide prevention workplan in 2019, are investing £57 million in suicide prevention in the NHS - Speech Link
2: concern among men between the ages of 45 and 49, and suicide is the highest form of death for those under 50 - Speech Link
3: and right reverend Lord is entirely right that suicide is an awful form of death. Each one is worth regret - Speech Link

2. Social Media and Health
30/04/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: Education Secretary and the Minister for Suicide Prevention, this was the second such meeting I have - Speech Link

3. Social Media and Health
30/04/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: Education Secretary and the Minister for suicide prevention, on how we can protect people—particularly - Speech Link

4. Suicide Risk Assessment Tools in the NHS
04/09/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: That this House has considered the use of suicide risk assessment tools in the NHS.It is a - Speech Link
2: matter forward. In Northern Ireland, the figure for suicide is 20% higher than for the rest of the United Kingdom - Speech Link
3: to the level that we are hearing about today. Suicide is a big risk, especially among young people, and - Speech Link

5. Male Suicide
13/12/2017 - Westminster Hall

1: That this House has considered the matter of male suicide.This is my first Westminster Hall debate - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Suicide and Self-Harm Prevention
1. Self-harm and Suicide
asked by: Tulip Siddiq
24/02/2020
... what recent assessment her Department has made of the effectiveness of police powers to intercept packages containing items which may be used for (a) self-harm and (b) suicide.

2. Self-harm and Suicide
asked by: Vicky Foxcroft
24/05/2019
... where data on (a) self-harm and (b) suicide among family members of victims of violence is held.

3. Self-harm and Suicide
asked by: Vicky Foxcroft
16/05/2019
... what data his Department holds on levels of (a) self-harm and (b) suicide among victims of violence.

4. Self-harm and Suicide
asked by: Vicky Foxcroft
16/05/2019
... what data his Department holds on levels of (a) self-harm and (b) suicide among family members of victims of violence.

5. Prisoners: Self-harm and Suicide
asked by: Ed Davey
18/06/2020
... (ii) ethnicity and (iii) gender for each of the last five years.

Latest Questions
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6 Current APPG Officers
Ian Levy Portrait
Ian Levy
Vice Chair
Conservative - Blyth Valley
Joined: 21st April 2021
1 APPG Membership
'Left Behind' Neighbourhoods
Owen Paterson Portrait
Owen Paterson
Vice Chair
Conservative - North Shropshire
Joined: 21st April 2021
1 APPG Membership
Spinal Cord Injury
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Liz Twist MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 0207 219 2221.

Email: liz.twist.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Oliver Chantler, Samaritans, The Upper Mill, Kingston Road, Ewell, Surrey KT17 2AF. Tel: 02922 406 313

Email: o.chantler@samaritans.org

Benefits in Kind
Date
12 Jul 2018
Source
Samaritans
Description
Secretariat   From : 12/07/2018 To : 11/07/2019
Value
£1,501
Date
12 Jul 2017
Source
Samaritans
Description
Secretariat   From : 12/07/2017 To : 11/07/2018
Value
£1,501
Date
12 Jul 2017
Source
Samaritans
Description
Secretariat   From : 12/07/2017 To : 12/07/2018
Value
£1,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Suicide and Self-Harm Prevention APPG

Former APPG Officers
Matt Western Portrait
Matt Western
Vice Chair
Labour - Warwick and Leamington
Joined: 24th September 2020
Departed: 10th March 2021
Madeleine Moon Portrait
Madeleine Moon
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Bridgend
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Charles Walker Portrait
Charles Walker
Vice Chair
Conservative - Broxbourne
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
4 APPG Memberships
Angling , Chalk Streams , Taxis , Zoos and Aquariums
Lord Carlile of Berriew Portrait
Lord Carlile of Berriew
Vice Chair
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
1 APPG Membership
Brain Tumours
Charles Walker Portrait
Charles Walker
Vice Chair
Conservative - Broxbourne
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 11th September 2019
4 APPG Memberships
Angling , Chalk Streams , Taxis , Zoos and Aquariums
James Gray Portrait
James Gray
Vice Chair
Conservative - North Wiltshire
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 18th July 2018
Greg Mulholland Portrait
Greg Mulholland
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Former Member for Leeds North West
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships