Valproate and other Anti-Epileptic Drugs in Pregnancy APPG

First Registered: 28/09/2017 • Last updated on: 15/06/2022

To raise government awareness of the dangers of Valproate and other anti-epileptic drugs in pregnancy and to support and advocate for those harmed by the drugs taken by the mother in pregnancy.

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6 Current APPG Officers
Cat Smith Portrait
Cat Smith
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Lancaster and Fleetwood
Joined: 28th September 2017
Caroline Nokes Portrait
Caroline Nokes
Vice Chair
Conservative - Romsey and Southampton North
Joined: 23rd March 2022
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Cat Smith MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 6001.

Email: cat.smith.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Janet Williams, Independent Fetal Anti-Convulsant Trust, Heather Brae, School Lane, Preston PR3 6AA. Tel: 01253 799 161

Email: janet.infact@btinternet.com

No benefits in kind are on record for the Valproate and other Anti-Epileptic Drugs in Pregnancy APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Valproate and other Anti-Epileptic Drugs in Pregnancy APPG

Former APPG Officers
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Lord O'Shaughnessy
Vice Chair
Joined: 24th February 2020
Departed: 9th February 2022
Kate Green Portrait
Kate Green
Vice Chair
Labour - Stretford and Urmston
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 27th January 2021
Norman Lamb Portrait
Norman Lamb
Chair & Registered Contact
Liberal Democrat - Former Member for North Norfolk
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Teresa Pearce Portrait
Teresa Pearce
Officer
Labour - Former Member for Erith and Thamesmead
Joined: 21st November 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Paul Flynn Portrait
Paul Flynn
Officer
Labour - Former Member for Newport West
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 10th October 2018
No other APPG Memberships
Johnny Mercer Portrait
Johnny Mercer
Officer
Conservative - Plymouth, Moor View
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 10th October 2018
No other APPG Memberships
Maria Eagle Portrait
Maria Eagle
Officer
Labour - Garston and Halewood
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 10th October 2018
2 APPG Memberships
BBC , Legal and Constitutional Affairs