Human-Relevant Science APPG

First Registered: 04/11/2020 • Last updated on: 17/11/2021

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To bring together MPs and Peers of all parties to accelerate the development and uptake of human relevant science in the UK.

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Recent Documents related to Human-Relevant Science

1. Legal issues in forensic pathology and tissue retention: issue 4 guidance
31/08/2020 - UK Visas and Immigration
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Found: Forensic Science Regulator Guidance Legal Issues in Forensic Pathology and Tissue Retention FSR

2. Accelerating human relevant life sciences in the UK
05/03/2020 - Early Day Motions

Found: that human relevant research methods that do not use animals avoid the problem of animal-human species

3. Guide to the Regulation of Surveillance
27/02/2019 - Surveillance Camera Commissioner
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Found: umbrella of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) and the Human Rights Act 1998 (HRA). The bodies

4. Public scientific hearing on animal experiments
09/06/2021 - Early Day Motions

Found: experience joy and feel suffering and pain; notes the science-based campaign For Life On Earth with its Beagle

5. A public scientific hearing on animal experiments
04/03/2020 - Early Day Motions

Found: That this House notes the science-based campaign, For Life On Earth, with its Beagle ambassador, rescued

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Recent Speeches related to Human-Relevant Science

1. Animal Testing
25/10/2021 - Westminster Hall

1: time for a debate on World Animal Day. It is also relevant to note that he was a signatory to early-day motion - Speech Link
2: cutting-edge techniques provide results that are directly relevant to people and can replace, or at the very least - Speech Link

2. Communications Committee
01/07/2019 - Lords Chamber

3. Human Fertilisation and Embryology: Frozen Eggs Storage
20/02/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: compliance with human rights law of the 10-year limit for storing frozen eggs in the Human Fertilisation - Speech Link
2: the Government reviewed all the provisions of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 1990 in 2006-07 - Speech Link
3: frozen eggs was set when little was known about the science, so women either exercise that option when they - Speech Link

4. Education: Climate Change Science
16/05/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: For this reason, relevant topics are included throughout the geography and science national curriculum - Speech Link
2: tip-top teachers in schools who are providing the science on climate change to our young citizens, and invite - Speech Link
3: pupils in state-funded schools were entered for the science component of the EBacc. The proportion of pupils - Speech Link

5. Education: A-level Results
23/09/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: attention to my relevant interests in the register as an adviser to a decision science company. Does the - Speech Link
2: My Lords, in relation to the involvement of human decision and algorithms, I have outlined the current - Speech Link

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Recent Questions related to Human-Relevant Science
1. Science
asked by: Lord Hunt of Chesterton
... how they intend to support the development of links between UK and European scientific organisations and institutions.

2. Science: Females
asked by: Chi Onwurah
... what assessment the Government has made of the potential effect on gender diversity of university (a) students and (b) teaching staff of the National Institute for Health Research announcement on 9 September 2020 that it will no longer require academic partners to hold a Silver Award of the Athena SWAN charter for Women in Science.

3. Science: Research
asked by: Colleen Fletcher
... (b) the West Midlands and (c) England.

4. Science: Research
asked by: Chi Onwurah
... (b) charity and (c) private sector.

5. Science: China
asked by: Owen Thompson
... what assessment he has made of the potential effect of China's thousand talents programme on UK national security.

Latest Questions
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3 Current APPG Officers
Baroness Hayman of Ullock Portrait
Baroness Hayman of Ullock
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 4th November 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Grahame Morris MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 1283.


Public Enquiry Point:

Kerry Postlewhite, Alliance for Human Relevant Science. Tel: 07923 294 382



Alliance for Human Relevant Science acts as the group's secretariat.

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Benefits in Kind
6 Oct 2020
Alliance for Human Relevant Science
Secretariat   From : 06/10/2020 To : 05/10/2021

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Human-Relevant Science APPG

Former APPG Officers
David Amess Portrait
David Amess
Vice Chair
Conservative - Former Member for Southend West
Joined: 4th November 2020
Departed: 6th October 2021
No other APPG Memberships