Mental Health APPG

Formed - 30 Jul 2015
Last updated - 24 Feb 2020

Official Page

To inform parliamentarians about all aspects of mental health.

Current Members
Name Role Party
Jeff Smith Chair & Registered Contact Labour (Manchester, Withington)
Dr Ben Spencer Vice Chair Conservative (Runnymede and Weybridge)
Dean Russell Vice Chair Conservative (Watford)
Rachael Maskell Vice Chair Labour (Co-op) (York Central)
Virginia Crosbie Vice Chair Conservative (Ynys Môn)
Marco Longhi Vice Chair Conservative (Dudley North)
The Earl of Listowel Vice Chair Crossbench
Baroness Meacher Vice Chair Crossbench
Baroness Tyler of Enfield Vice Chair Liberal Democrat
Baroness Hollins Vice Chair Crossbench
Lord Moynihan Officer Conservative
Neil Coyle Officer Labour (Bermondsey and Old Southwark)
Matt Western Officer Labour (Warwick and Leamington)
Helen Hayes Officer Labour (Dulwich and West Norwood)
Munira Wilson Officer Liberal Democrat (Twickenham)
Mental Health APPG Contact Details as of 24 Feb 2020

Registered Contact:

Jeff Smith MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 5878. Email:

Public Enquiry Point:

Louise Forsyth, Rethink Mental Illness, 89 Albert Embankment, London SE1 7TP. Email:

Benefits in Kind
Date Source Value Benefit Received
12 Jul 2018 Rethink Mental Illness Joint Secretariat   From : 12/07/2018 To : 11/07/2019 £3,001
12 Jul 2018 Royal College of Psychiatrists Joint Secretariat   From : 12/07/2018 To : 11/07/2019 £3,001

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Mental Health APPG

Former Members
Name Role Party Departed on
Johnny Mercer Chair & Registered Contact Conservative (Plymouth, Moor View) 5 Nov 2019
Luciana Berger Vice Chair Liberal Democrat 5 Nov 2019
Afzal Khan Vice Chair Labour (Manchester, Gorton) 5 Nov 2019
Daniel Zeichner Vice Chair Labour (Cambridge) 5 Nov 2019
Mr Ivan Lewis Officer Independent 5 Nov 2019
Helen Whately Vice Chair Conservative (Faversham and Mid Kent) 11 Sep 2019
Rehman Chishti Vice Chair Conservative (Gillingham and Rainham) 10 Oct 2018
Laura Pidcock Vice Chair Labour (North West Durham) 10 Oct 2018
Damien Moore Vice Chair Conservative (Southport) 10 Oct 2018
Tom Brake Vice Chair Liberal Democrat (Carshalton and Wallington) 10 Oct 2018
Jason McCartney Vice Chair Conservative 2 May 2017
Oliver Colvile Vice Chair Conservative 2 May 2017
Gloria De Piero Vice Chair Labour (Ashfield) 2 May 2017
James Morris Chair & Registered Contact Conservative (Halesowen and Rowley Regis) 12 Oct 2016
Lord Alderdice Treasurer Liberal Democrat 12 Oct 2016