Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 24/01/2024

To seek to improve health, social care, education and employment opportunities for people with ME and encourage biomedical research into the cause and treatment of ME.

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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7 Current APPG Officers
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Carol Monaghan MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 6396.

Email: carol.monaghan.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Sonya Chowdhury, Action for M.E., 42 Temple Street, Keynsham BS31 1EH. Tel: 0117 927 9551

Email: policy@actionforme.org.uk

Secretariat:

Action for M.E. acts as the group's secretariat. https://www.actionforme.org.uk/

Group's Website:

https://appgme.co.uk

Date
14 Jan 2023
Source
Action for M.E.
Description
Secretariat   From : 14/01/2023 To : 13/01/2024
Value
£1,501
Date
14 Jan 2022
Source
Action for M.E.
Description
Secretariat   From : 14/01/2022 To : 13/01/2023
Value
£1,501
Date
1 Jan 2016
Source
Action for M.E
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/01/2016 To : 31/12/2016
Value
£1,501
Date
1 Jan 2016
Source
The ME Association
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/01/2016 To : 31/12/2016
Value
£1,501
Date
1 Jul 2015
Source
Action for M.E
Description
Action for M.E. receives assistance from Whitehouse Consultancy to act as APPG's secretariat   From : 01/07/2015 To : 31/12/2015
Value
£1,501
Date
1 Jul 2015
Source
The ME Association
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/07/2015 To : 31/12/2015
Value
£1,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) APPG

Former APPG Officers
Baroness Scott of Needham Market Portrait
Baroness Scott of Needham Market
Co-Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 2nd June 2021
Departed: 5th April 2023
1 APPG Membership
National Trust
Hywel Williams Portrait
Hywel Williams
Officer
Plaid Cymru - Arfon
Joined: 24th February 2020
Departed: 5th April 2023
James Davies Portrait
James Davies
Officer
Conservative - Vale of Clwyd
Joined: 2nd June 2021
Departed: 19th October 2022
No other APPG Memberships
Olivia Blake Portrait
Olivia Blake
Treasurer
Labour - Sheffield, Hallam
Joined: 24th February 2020
Departed: 21st April 2021
Peter Bottomley Portrait
Peter Bottomley
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Worthing West
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
83 APPG Memberships
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Countess of Mar Portrait
Countess of Mar
Co-Chair
Crossbench - Excepted Hereditary
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Julian Sturdy Portrait
Julian Sturdy
Co-Chair
Conservative - York Outer
Joined: 12th October 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
Jacob Rees-Mogg Portrait
Jacob Rees-Mogg
Secretary
Conservative - North East Somerset
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 31st August 2016
No other APPG Memberships