Children, Teenagers, and Young Adults with Cancer APPG

First Registered: 08/11/2017 • Last updated on: 27/01/2021

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Cross-party group of MPs and peers which aims to raise awareness of the issues affecting children, teenagers and young adults with cancer and their families in parliament.

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, Teenagers, and Young Adults with Cancer

1. e-Petition debate on child cancer
25/11/2016 - Parliamentary Research

Found: 24 November 2016 E-petition debate on child cancer Dr Sarah Barber Nikki Sutherland This pack has

2. their strategy
09/04/2020 - Public Health England (PHE)
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Found: Achieving World - Class Cancer Outcomes: Taking the strategy forward May 2016

3. Vaccine update: issue 304, January 2020
24/01/2020 - Public Health England (PHE)
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Found: vaccinesupply@phe.gov.ukCONTENTSHPV vaccine drives cancer-causing infections down to very low levelsPV vaccination

4. Vaccine update: issue 296, July 2019, HPV special edition
16/07/2019 - Public Health England (PHE)
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Found: of which the vaccine currently the most common cancer in women HPV is thought to be responsible for

5. PHE publishes latest data on nation’s diet
16/03/2018 - Public Health England (PHE)
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Found: up 13.5% of 4- to 10-year-olds, and 14.1% of teenagers’ (11- to 18-year-olds) daily calorie intake respectively;

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Children, Teenagers, and Young Adults with Cancer

1. Cancer in Teenagers and Young Adults
01/12/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: awareness of signs and symptoms of cancer in teenagers and young adults.It is a pleasure to have - Speech Link

2. Cancer Treatment: Psychological Support
22/11/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: granted this debate on psychological support after cancer treatment. I recognise that there will probably - Speech Link

3. Child Cancer
28/11/2016 - Westminster Hall

1: considered e-petition 162934 relating to child cancer.It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship - Speech Link

4. Mental Health Support: Young People
09/04/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: applied for this debate because of the cases of young people struggling to receive mental health support - Speech Link
2: Ministers need to look specifically at the needs of young people with autism who also have mental health problems - Speech Link
3: very aware of it. Does she agree that the world young people face today, in which they have little privacy - Speech Link

5. Paediatric Cancers of the Central Nervous System
22/10/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: aggressive cancer of his central nervous system. Cian was a young, gentle and happy young boy whose life - Speech Link
2: this debate, and on speaking so movingly about his young constituent. Having experienced having a seriously - Speech Link
3: the debate, so he has tons of time. About 400 children are diagnosed with a central nervous system tumour - Speech Link
4: tribute to parents and families who have lost children through this horrendous condition.Cian - Speech Link

6. Public Health Funding: Enfield
16/07/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: public health services were a “false economy”. Cancer Research UK and more than 80 other organisations - Speech Link
2: 40,000 children in poverty, or four in 10 children in the borough. Obesity rates for children in reception - Speech Link

7. Body Image and Mental Health
23/07/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: today, because the pressure on people, especially young people, to achieve an idealised image is everywhere - Speech Link
2: reality shows today put pressure on young people, particularly young girls, to imitate shapes, weight and - Speech Link
3: Escape”, which looks at young people and their images on social media? Two thirds of young people edit pictures - Speech Link
4: campaigning for a greater understanding of what makes children unhappy, and does she agree that we need to focus - Speech Link
5: society, because if we do not start equipping children with the tools to look after themselves and the - Speech Link

8. Childhood Obesity Strategy
25/06/2018 - Lords Chamber

1: significantly reduce the gap in obesity between children from the most and least deprived areas by 2030 - Speech Link
2: before 9 pm or only programmes that are aimed at young people before 9 pm. That is an important distinction - Speech Link
3: salt—“products and similar protection for children viewing adverts online”.I take that to - Speech Link

9. Cancer Workforce and Early Diagnosis
08/01/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: this House has considered early diagnosis and the cancer workforce in the NHS long-term plan.It is - Speech Link
2: mother to bowel cancer last year, and I have been campaigning to reduce the bowel cancer screening age - Speech Link
3: in staff by 2010. Cancer Research UK said, as we all know, that the earlier a cancer is diagnosed, the - Speech Link

10. Social Media and Screen Use: Young People’s Health
07/02/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: on the impact of social media and screen use on young people’s health. Before I cover our key findings - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Children, Teenagers, and Young Adults with Cancer
1. Cancer: Young People
asked by: Thangam Debbonaire
19/10/2016
... what responsibilities the Government has for delivering services to teenagers and young adults with cancer.

2. Cancer: Children and Young People
asked by: Mark Tami
23/07/2019
... what steps he plans to take to ensure that the target set out in the NHS long term plan that 50 per cent of teenagers and young adults with cancer will be able to take part in clinical trials by 2025.

3. Brain Cancer: Children and Young People
asked by: Lord Hunt of Kings Heath
11/12/2020
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to provide additional support to the families of children and young adults with brain tumours.

4. Cancer: Young People
asked by: Thangam Debbonaire
01/11/2016
... what proportion of funding for health services received by teenagers and young adults with cancer and leukaemia in (a) Bristol and (b) England comes from charitable trusts.

5. Depressive Illnesses
asked by: Mark Hendrick
01/03/2021
... (ii) teenagers and (iii) adults during the covid-19 lockdown announced in January 2021.

Latest Questions
5 Current APPG Officers
Amy Callaghan Portrait
Amy Callaghan
Chair & Registered Contact
Scottish National Party - East Dunbartonshire
Joined: 24th February 2020
1 APPG Membership
Cancer
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Amy Callaghan MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 0207 219 3000.

Email: amy.callaghan.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Ellen Ferris, Teenage Cancer Trust/CLIC Sargent

Email: appg@clicsargent.org.uk

Secretariat:

Teenage Cancer Trust and CLIC Sargent jointly act as the group's secretariat. https://www.teenagecancertrust.org/ and https://www.clicsargent.org.uk

Group's Website:

https://www.clicsargent.org.uk/join-our-fight/get-campaigning/all-party-parliamentary-group-on-children-teenagers-and-young-adults-with-cancer/

Benefits in Kind
Date
6 Feb 2020
Source
CLIC Sargent
Description
Joint Secretariat   From : 06/02/2020 To : 05/02/2021
Value
£1,501
Date
6 Feb 2020
Source
Teenage Cancer Trust
Description
Secretariat   From : 06/02/2020 To : 05/02/2021
Value
£1,501
Date
11 Oct 2018
Source
CLIC Sargent
Description
Joint Secretariat   From : 11/10/2018 To : 10/10/2019
Value
£1,501
Date
11 Oct 2018
Source
Teenage Cancer Trust
Description
Joint Secretariat   From : 11/10/2018 To : 10/10/2019
Value
£1,501
Date
11 Oct 2017
Source
CLIC Sargent
Description
Joint Secretariat   From : 11/10/2017 To : 10/10/2018
Value
£1,501
Date
11 Oct 2017
Source
Teenage Cancer Trust
Description
Joint Secretariat   From : 11/10/2017 To : 10/10/2018
Value
£1,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Children, Teenagers, and Young Adults with Cancer APPG

Former APPG Officers
Thangam Debbonaire Portrait
Thangam Debbonaire
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Bristol West
Joined: 8th November 2017
Departed: 4th November 2020
Karen Lee Portrait
Karen Lee
Officer
Labour - Former Member for Lincoln
Joined: 2nd January 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Ruth George Portrait
Ruth George
Officer
Labour - Former Member for High Peak
Joined: 8th November 2017
Departed: 21st November 2018
No other APPG Memberships
Mark Tami Portrait
Mark Tami
Officer
Labour - Alyn and Deeside
Joined: 8th November 2017
Departed: 21st November 2018