Thalassaemia APPG

First Registered: 19/06/2019 • Last updated on: 08/04/2024

To raise awareness of the blood disorder known as thalassaemia and to encourage policy changes that will support patients with this condition.

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4 Current APPG Officers
Bambos Charalambous Portrait
Bambos Charalambous
Chair & Registered Contact
Independent - Enfield, Southgate
Joined: 19th June 2019
1 APPG Membership
Modernising Employment
Stephen Hammond Portrait
Stephen Hammond
Vice Chair
Conservative - Wimbledon
Joined: 24th January 2024
1 APPG Membership
Infrastructure
Paulette Hamilton Portrait
Paulette Hamilton
Vice Chair
Labour - Birmingham, Erdington
Joined: 24th January 2024
1 APPG Membership
Local Government
Feryal Clark Portrait
Feryal Clark
Vice Chair
Labour - Enfield North
Joined: 4th November 2020
2 APPG Memberships
Down Syndrome , Yazidis
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Bambos Charalambous MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 0207 219 3460.

Email: bambos.charalambous.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Romaine Maharaj, United Kingdom Thalassaemia Society, 19 The Broadway, London N14 6PH. Tel: 020 8882 0011

Email: info@ukts.org

No benefits in kind are on record for the Thalassaemia APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Thalassaemia APPG

Former APPG Officers
Kate Osamor Portrait
Kate Osamor
Vice Chair
Independent - Edmonton
Joined: 4th November 2020
Departed: 13th December 2023
3 APPG Memberships
Africa , Dominica , Libya
Fabian Hamilton Portrait
Fabian Hamilton
Vice Chair
Labour - Leeds North East
Joined: 4th November 2020
Departed: 13th December 2023
Catherine West Portrait
Catherine West
Vice Chair
Labour - Hornsey and Wood Green
Joined: 4th November 2020
Departed: 13th December 2023
Taiwo Owatemi Portrait
Taiwo Owatemi
Vice Chair
Labour - Coventry North West
Joined: 4th November 2020
Departed: 13th December 2023
2 APPG Memberships
Life Sciences , Pharmacy
Abena Oppong-Asare Portrait
Abena Oppong-Asare
Vice Chair
Labour - Erith and Thamesmead
Joined: 9th February 2022
Departed: 13th December 2023
Rachel Hopkins Portrait
Rachel Hopkins
Vice Chair
Labour - Luton South
Joined: 11th January 2023
Departed: 13th December 2023
3 APPG Memberships
Council Housing , Humanist , Pubs
Mike Wood Portrait
Mike Wood
Vice Chair
Conservative - Dudley South
Joined: 9th February 2022
Departed: 19th October 2022
No other APPG Memberships
Judith Cummins Portrait
Judith Cummins
Vice Chair
Labour - Bradford South
Joined: 4th November 2020
Departed: 29th December 2021
Barry Gardiner Portrait
Barry Gardiner
Vice Chair
Labour - Brent North
Joined: 4th November 2020
Departed: 29th December 2021
Alberto Costa Portrait
Alberto Costa
Vice Chair
Conservative - South Leicestershire
Joined: 4th November 2020
Departed: 25th August 2021
3 APPG Memberships
Greece , Italy , Microplastics
Eleanor Smith Portrait
Eleanor Smith
Officer
Labour - Former Member for Wolverhampton South West
Joined: 19th June 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Cat Smith Portrait
Cat Smith
Officer
Labour - Lancaster and Fleetwood
Joined: 19th June 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
2 APPG Memberships
Parkrun , West Coast Main Line
Preet Kaur Gill Portrait
Preet Kaur Gill
Officer
Labour (Co-op) - Birmingham, Edgbaston
Joined: 19th June 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
2 APPG Memberships
British Sikhs , Dominica
Craig Tracey Portrait
Craig Tracey
Officer
Conservative - North Warwickshire
Joined: 19th June 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019