Thalidomide APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 22/07/2022

To promote the interests of people affected by Thalidomide.

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6 Current APPG Officers
Simon Hoare Portrait
Simon Hoare
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - North Dorset
Joined: 21st July 2016
1 APPG Membership
Eggs, Pigs and Poultry
Jeremy Hunt Portrait
Jeremy Hunt
Officer
Conservative - South West Surrey
Joined: 15th June 2022
4 APPG Memberships
Baby Loss , Burma , Rohingya , South East
Alec Shelbrooke Portrait
Alec Shelbrooke
Officer
Conservative - Elmet and Rothwell
Joined: 30th July 2015
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Simon Hoare MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 5697.

Email: simon.hoare.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Mikey Argy, Thalidomide Campaigners

Email: email@thalidomidecampaigners.com

No benefits in kind are on record for the Thalidomide APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Thalidomide APPG

Former APPG Officers
Jonathan Edwards Portrait
Jonathan Edwards
Vice Chair
Independent - Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Joined: 21st November 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
Roger Gale Portrait
Roger Gale
Vice Chair
Conservative - North Thanet
Joined: 21st November 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
Ruth George Portrait
Ruth George
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for High Peak
Joined: 21st November 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Luke Graham Portrait
Luke Graham
Vice Chair
Conservative - Former Member for Ochil and South Perthshire
Joined: 21st November 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
George Howarth Portrait
George Howarth
Vice Chair
Labour - Knowsley
Joined: 19th June 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
Oliver Letwin Portrait
Oliver Letwin
Vice Chair
Independent - Former Member for West Dorset
Joined: 21st November 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Ian C. Lucas Portrait
Ian C. Lucas
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Wrexham
Joined: 21st November 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
George Howarth Portrait
George Howarth
Vice Chair
Labour - Knowsley
Joined: 21st November 2018
Departed: 8th May 2019
Nusrat Ghani Portrait
Nusrat Ghani
Joint Vice Chair
Conservative - Wealden
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 10th October 2018
Carolyn Harris Portrait
Carolyn Harris
Joint Vice Chair
Labour - Swansea East
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 10th October 2018
Nusrat Ghani Portrait
Nusrat Ghani
Vice Chair
Conservative - Wealden
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
David Anderson Portrait
David Anderson
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Former Member for Blaydon
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 3rd June 2016
No other APPG Memberships