Menopause APPG

First Registered: 14/07/2021 • Last updated on: 06/10/2021

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To tackle the lack of understanding around menopause amongst policymakers, the public and employers. The APPG will also provide a platform in the heart of Parliament that highlights the issues and challenges around menopause that deserve attention, as well as act as a forum for discussion.

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 Menopause

1. Menopause
14/07/2021 - APPGs


2. World Menopause Month
01/10/2021 - Parliamentary Research


3. Hansard_Speeches object (185047)
13/02/2019 - Speeches


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13/02/2019 - Speeches


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13/02/2019 - Speeches


Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Menopause

1. Menopausal Symptoms: Support
09/06/2021 - Westminster Hall

1: dedicated webpage for anyone impacted by the menopause to share their experiences with me ahead of the - Speech Link

2. NHS Menopause Services
13/02/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: debate.Every woman will experience the menopause at some stage in her life. When she does, she - Speech Link
2: is an absolutely fantastic campaigner for the menopause and for women.Psychologically, none of - Speech Link
3: and physical health of ladies going through the menopause is readily available? That is very important. - Speech Link

3. World Menopause Day
18/10/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: move,That this House has considered world menopause day 2018.As always, I thank the Backbench - Speech Link

4. Women’s Health Strategy
08/03/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: conditions, pregnancy and post-natal support, and the menopause. The call for evidence is based around six core - Speech Link
2: part of this which is widely stigmatised is the menopause. How will the Government be seeking to engage - Speech Link
3: although they are an important part of this. Menopause, menstrual health, maternity and neonatal issues - Speech Link

5. Women’s Health Outcomes
08/07/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: to the menopause, which is a “big one”. Some 34 years ago, I ran the Amarant Trust, a menopause charity - Speech Link
2: surveyed members reporting that menstruation, menopause, pregnancy, fertility pressures and contraception - Speech Link
3: to, part of or a post-symptomatic phase of the menopause. What do the Government intend to do to prevent - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Menopause
1. Menopause
asked by: Robert Halfon
... what steps his Department is taking to raise awareness of the difficulties that women experience as a result of menopause.

2. Menopause
asked by: Gareth Thomas
... what additional steps his Department will take to reduce the stigma of menopause; and if he will make a statement.

3. Menopause
asked by: Robert Halfon
... what steps his Department is taking to support women who have been diagnosed with early menopause.

4. Menopause
asked by: Andrew Mitchell
... what recent steps his Department has taken to improve the training GPs and other medical professionals receive on the treatment of perimenopausal and menopausal symptoms.

5. Menopause
asked by: Robert Halfon
... what steps his Department is taking to help ensure that women who are diagnosed with early menopause are (a) referred to specialists and (b) receiving regular checks.

Latest Questions
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9 Current APPG Officers
Peter Dowd Portrait
Peter Dowd
Vice Chair
Labour - Bootle
Joined: 14th July 2021
William Wragg Portrait
William Wragg
Conservative - Hazel Grove
Joined: 14th July 2021
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Carolyn Harris MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 4316.


Public Enquiry Point:

Sarina Kiayani, Interel Consulting UK, Greencoat House, 1 Francis St, London SW1P 1DH. Tel: 020 7592 3800



Interel Consulting UK acts as the group's secretariat.

Benefits in Kind
28 Jun 2021
Interel Consulting UK
Interel Consulting UK is paid by Bristol Myers Squibb to act as the group's secretariat   From : 28/06/2021 To : 27/06/2022

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Menopause APPG