Bullying APPG

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

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To highlight, discuss and record the frequency, severity, and consequences of bullying on children and young people, and the effect it has on their parents or carers, peers, school and others and to raise the awareness of parliamentarians in order that effective legislation be enacted to reduce its occurrence.

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Recent Documents related to Bullying

1. Anti-bullying week 2018
13/11/2018 - Parliamentary Research

Found: PACK Number CDP-0243, 13 November 2018 Anti-bullying week By Rob Long Jennifer Brown Alexander Bellis

2. The Diana Award - written evidence
21/05/2019 - Inquiry: Immersive and addictive technologies - Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee
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Found: programme for young people at risk, a youth-led anti-bullying ambassadors campaign and a prestigious award which

3. Bullying in England: April 2013 to March 2018
12/11/2018 - Department for Education
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Found: Bullying in England: April 2013 to March 2018 - GOV.UK

4. Sexual assault and bullying in Defra FOI2018/20746
03/04/2020 - Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
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Found: Sexual assault and bullying in Defra FOI2018/20746 Sexual assault and bullying in Defra.

5. Bullying in England: April 2013 to March 2018
12/11/2018 - Department for Education
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Found: Bullying in England, April 2013 to March 2018 Analysis on 10 to 15 year olds from the Crime Survey

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Bullying

1. Mental Health: Weight and Shape-related Bullying
22/07/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: persistent bullying are at a higher risk of developing mental health problems; exposure to bullying is also - Speech Link
2: Baroness is right that children exposed to persistent bullying risk experiencing these problems. This is related - Speech Link
3: As I have already pointed out, DfE-funded anti-bullying work is ongoing. Work is also increasing to join - Speech Link

2. NHS: Bullying
05/06/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: tackle bullying. Some 28.3% of staff responding to the 2018 NHS staff survey experienced bullying from - Speech Link
2: really appalling that 28% of them experienced bullying and harassment in the last year alone, as she - Speech Link
3: ensure that bullying, wherever it comes from, is reported. It is just as unacceptable that bullying should - Speech Link

3. Anti-bullying Week
15/11/2018 - Westminster Hall

1: move,That this House has considered anti-bullying week 2018.It is a pleasure to serve under - Speech Link

4. National Health Service: Bullying
03/07/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: what assessment they have made of the level of bullying, harassment and abuse in the National Health Service - Speech Link
2: the NHS staff survey shows that the level of bullying, harassment and abuse in the NHS is too high, - Speech Link
3: over 25% of NHS staff had personally experienced bullying from fellow employees in the previous 12 months - Speech Link

5. Home Secretary: Allegations of Bullying
02/11/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: Ministerial Code is clear that“harassing, bullying or other inappropriate or discriminating behaviour - Speech Link
2: the foreword he wrote:“There must be no bullying and no harassment. The precious principles of - Speech Link
3: the Cabinet Secretary said about the process. On bullying, I underline again what I said earlier. The Civil - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Bullying
1. Bullying
asked by: Paul Girvan
16/05/2019
... what steps his Department is taking to tackle abuse directed at teachers from parents (a) online and (b) in person.

2. Bullying
asked by: Chris Elmore
12/04/2018
... what comparative assessment she has made of the difference in the reported level of in-person bullying against BAME people and the reported level against non-BAME people.

3. Schools: Bullying
asked by: Andrew Percy
06/11/2020
... what steps his Department is taking to tackle bullying in schools.

4. Bullying: Homophobia
asked by: Alex Sobel
02/12/2020
... Biphobic and Transphobic Challenge Fund.

5. Pupils: Bullying
asked by: Peter Gibson
18/12/2020
... what steps his Department is taking to tackle bullying of (a) LGBT and (b) other students in schools.

Latest Questions
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Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Daniel Zeichner MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 8462.

Email: daniel@danielzeichner.co.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Ruth Loshak, Red Balloon Learner Centre Group, Suite 3, Winship House, Winship Road, Milton, Cambridge CB24 6AP. Tel: 01223 366 052

Email: appgb@rbl.ac

Group's Website:

http://appgb.org.uk/

No benefits in kind are on record for the Bullying APPG

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Former APPG Officers
Baroness Howe of Idlicote Portrait
Baroness Howe of Idlicote
Vice Chair
Crossbench - Retired on 2 June 2020
Joined: 6th January 2017
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
None Portrait
Earl of Listowel
Vice Chair
Joined: 6th January 2017
Departed: 2nd May 2017
Angela Smith Portrait
Angela Smith
Treasurer
Liberal Democrat - Former Member for Penistone and Stocksbridge
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 12th October 2016
No other APPG Memberships
Chris White Portrait
Chris White
Secretary
Conservative - Former Member for Warwick and Leamington
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 12th October 2016
No other APPG Memberships