Acquired Brain Injury APPG

First Registered: 08/11/2017 • Last updated on: 06/10/2021

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To raise awareness of Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) and seek improvements in support and services for people with ABI and their carers; to provide a voice for people with ABI in parliament; and to raise issues across health, social care and welfare which affect people living with ABI.

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 Acquired Brain Injury

1. Acquired brain injury
08/05/2019 - Parliamentary Research

Found: PACK Number CDP 2019/0111, 8 May 2019 Acquired brain injury By Dr Sarah Barber John Woodhouse Tom Powell

2. Time for change. All-party parliamentary group on acquired brain injury report
03/10/2019 - Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service
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Found: 1ACQUIRED BRAIN INJURY AND NEUROREHABILITATION TIME FOR CHANGEALL-PARTY PARLIAMENTARY GROUP ON ACQUIRED BRAIN

3. Written Evidence: The Disabilities Trust (DAB96)
18/06/2020 - Bill Documents

Found: and residential support for adults with acquired brain injury, complex physical or learning disabilities

4. Acquired brain injury
15/06/2018 - Parliamentary Research

Found: Number CDP 2018-0145 , 15 June 2018 Acquired brain injury By Sarah Barber Alex Bate, Alex Adcock,

5. Blind Veterans UK and UK Acquired Brain Injury Forum - written evidence
18/12/2018 - Inquiry: Mental Health and the Armed Forces, Part Two: The Provision of Care - Defence Committee
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Found: Written evidence - Blind Veterans UK and UK Acquired Brain Injury Forum (POC0126)  Written evidence submitted

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Recent Speeches related to Acquired Brain Injury

1. Acquired Brain Injury
09/05/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: of the All Party Parliamentary Group on acquired brain injury and supports its conclusions; and urges - Speech Link
2: of the All Party Parliamentary Group on acquired brain injury and supports its conclusions; and urges - Speech Link
3: Centre in Wakefield, which supports people with brain injuries. I was struck by the spectrum of conditions - Speech Link

2. Acquired Brain Injury
02/07/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: move,That this House has considered acquired brain injury.You might have noticed, Mr Rosindell - Speech Link
2: Yes. The all-party parliamentary group on acquired brain injury—I see that two of the vice-chairs are in - Speech Link

3. Acquired Brain Injury
06/02/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: move,That this House has considered acquired brain injury.In 1980, I woke up in the middle - Speech Link

4. Covid-19: Acquired Brain Injury
24/11/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: move,That this House has considered acquired brain injury and covid-19.It is a great delight - Speech Link
2: APPG with the help of the United Kingdom Acquired Brain Injury Forum, actually demonstrates the importance - Speech Link
3: the acute setting, perhaps after a traumatic brain injury in a car crash or something like that, and then - Speech Link

5. Acquired Brain Injury
18/06/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: move,That this House has considered acquired brain injury.After the last three hours, I think - Speech Link

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Recent Questions related to Acquired Brain Injury
1. Brain: Tumours
asked by: David Simmonds
15/03/2021
... the (v) Tessa Jowell Brain Cancer Mission and (vi) other relevant brain tumour research stakeholders and (b) award funding to advance the research being undertaken on brain tumours and brain tumour treatment.

2. Brain: Tumours
asked by: Lisa Cameron
03/03/2021
... what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of NIHR processes in progressing research into brain tumours; and if he will make a statement.

3. Brain: Tumours
asked by: Jonathan Ashworth
15/04/2021
... what steps the Government is taking to improve the speed of diagnosis for children with brain tumours.

4. Brain: Tumours
asked by: Jonathan Ashworth
15/04/2021
... particularly for research on brain tumours in children.

5. Brain: Tumours
asked by: Alex Sobel
23/04/2021
... what steps he is taking to ensure that the remainder of the £40 million funding for brain tumour research announced by his Department as part of the establishment of the Tessa Jowell Brain Cancer Mission Brain Tumour Research is disbursed to support scientific research on brain tumours; and if he will provide funding to increase the number of NHS staff qualified to provide services and support to brain tumour patients.

Latest Questions
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11 Current APPG Officers
Chris Bryant Portrait
Chris Bryant
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Rhondda
Joined: 8th November 2017
John Hayes Portrait
John Hayes
Vice Chair
Conservative - South Holland and The Deepings
Joined: 2nd January 2019
Andy McDonald Portrait
Andy McDonald
Vice Chair
Labour - Middlesbrough
Joined: 24th February 2020
2 APPG Memberships
Epilepsy , Learning Disability
Baroness Brady Portrait
Baroness Brady
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 21st April 2021
Lord Ramsbotham Portrait
Lord Ramsbotham
Treasurer
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 8th November 2017
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Chris Bryant MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 8315.

Email: bryantc@parliament.uk

Secretariat:

UK Acquired Brain Injury Forum acts as the group's secretariat. http://ukabif.org.uk/

Benefits in Kind
Date
5 Feb 2021
Source
UK Acquired Brain Injury Forum
Description
Secretariat   From : 05/02/2021 To : 04/02/2022
Value
£1,501
Date
5 Feb 2020
Source
UK Acquired Brain Injury Forum
Description
Secretariat   From : 05/02/2020 To : 04/02/2021
Value
£1,501
Date
16 Oct 2018
Source
UK Acquired Brain Injury Forum
Description
Secretariat   From : 16/10/2018 To : 15/10/2019
Value
£1,501
Date
16 Oct 2017
Source
UK Acquired Brain Injury Forum
Description
Secretariat   From : 16/10/2017 To : 15/10/2018
Value
£1,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Acquired Brain Injury APPG

Former APPG Officers
Peter Kyle Portrait
Peter Kyle
Vice Chair
Labour - Hove
Joined: 24th February 2020
Departed: 25th August 2021
Scott Mann Portrait
Scott Mann
Secretary
Conservative - North Cornwall
Joined: 24th February 2020
Departed: 16th December 2020
2 APPG Memberships
Football Club , Vaping
Liz McInnes Portrait
Liz McInnes
Secretary
Labour - Former Member for Heywood and Middleton
Joined: 2nd January 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Paul Flynn Portrait
Paul Flynn
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Newport West
Joined: 8th November 2017
Departed: 21st November 2018
No other APPG Memberships
Chris Evans Portrait
Chris Evans
Vice Chair
Labour (Co-op) - Islwyn
Joined: 8th November 2017
Departed: 21st November 2018