Children of Alcoholics APPG

First Registered: 03/02/2016 • Last updated on: 17/11/2021

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To champion the cause of children of dependent and hazardous drinkers, to conduct research, to raise issues of concern, and to make recommendations to government and other policy makers.

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 Children of Alcoholics

23/11/2015 - Early Day Motions

Found: often the 2.6 million children of hazardous drinkers are forgotten; notes that children of hazardous drinkers

2. MP_Expenses object (531184)
17/02/2017 - MP Expenses

Found: Production of Children of Alcoholics Manifesto
COA Manifesto Production

14/11/2018 - Early Day Motions

Found: Consortium and the National Association for Children of Alcoholics among others; commends Faces and Voices

4. Parental Alcohol Misuse and Children
09/02/2018 - Parliamentary Research

Found: Number 570 Feb 2018 Parental Alcohol Misuse and Children Multiple studies on parental alcohol misuse show

5. Stop prostitution on southcote road, bournemouth, dorset
11/01/2021 - Petitions

Found: stop the local drug users, and alcoholics using southcote road for prostitution.

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Children of Alcoholics

1. Alcohol Harm
25/11/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: alcohol harm includes alcohol-dependent people, children, drink-drive collision victims, domestic abuse - Speech Link
2: Members and, like me, children of alcoholics. I am the son and the grandson of alcoholics. I watched those - Speech Link

2. Alcohol Harm
02/02/2017 - Westminster Hall

1: Hill (Liam Byrne), who chairs the APPG on children of alcoholics; and the hon. Member for Sefton Central - Speech Link
2: Lady mentioned that other patients, particularly children and elderly people, are often frightened by violent - Speech Link
3: all knew that every year in this country 35,000 children were born with brain damage that could be prevented - Speech Link

3. Children of Alcoholics
24/11/2015 - Westminster Hall

1: That this House has considered support for children of alcoholics.It is a privilege to serve under - Speech Link

4. Oral Answers to Questions
26/03/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: Recreation Alliance to hear its ideas on how we ensure children and young people lead healthier and more active - Speech Link
2: rise in the need for the use of baby banks for children. While I am proud that organisations such as Little - Speech Link
3: thanks for the work that he did on the children of alcoholics agenda.We have 100,000 vacancies - Speech Link

5. Alcohol Harm
17/03/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: alcohol spectrum disorder, another on the children of alcoholics, and the drugs, alcohol and justice all-party - Speech Link
2: on families is stark: in England, about 200,000 children live with an alcohol-dependent parent. I will - Speech Link
3: hon. Member for Congleton. The testimony from children in particular—those who have grown up in families - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Children of Alcoholics
1. Children
asked by: Gregory Campbell
... how many children of (a) primary and (b) secondary school age there are in England.

2. Children
asked by: Sarah Olney
... which member of the Cabinet has responsibility for representing the needs of babies and young children.

3. Children
asked by: Sarah Olney
... for what reason there is no single Cabinet minister responsible for the needs of babies and young children.

4. Children
asked by: Seema Malhotra
... and children’s service providers.

5. Children
asked by: Baroness D'Souza
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the case for appointing a minister for children at Cabinet level.

Latest Questions
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5 Current APPG Officers
Liam Byrne Portrait
Liam Byrne
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Birmingham, Hodge Hill
Joined: 3rd February 2016
1 APPG Membership
Inclusive Growth
George Freeman Portrait
George Freeman
Conservative - Mid Norfolk
Joined: 10th March 2021
1 APPG Membership
Inclusive Growth
Dan Carden Portrait
Dan Carden
Labour - Liverpool, Walton
Joined: 10th March 2021
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Liam Byrne MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 6953.


No benefits in kind are on record for the Children of Alcoholics APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Children of Alcoholics APPG

Former APPG Officers
Caroline Flint Portrait
Caroline Flint
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Don Valley
Joined: 3rd February 2016
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Gavin Shuker Portrait
Gavin Shuker
Independent - Former Member for Luton South
Joined: 3rd February 2016
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Earl of Listowel Portrait
Earl of Listowel
Crossbench - Excepted Hereditary
Joined: 8th November 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships