Vulnerable Groups to Pandemics APPG

First Registered: 24/09/2020 • Last updated on: 06/10/2021

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To provide a forum for parliamentarians and stakeholders to consider the needs of vulnerable groups to pandemics and to provide an effective voice in parliament; to raise awareness of specific vulnerable patients; to encourage actions to promote a greater priority for prevention, treatment and support for those groups; to inform better policy decisions and public debate related to the needs of vulnerable groups.

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Recent Documents related to Vulnerable Groups to Pandemics

1. Vulnerable Groups to Pandemics
24/09/2020 - APPGs

Found: stakeholders to consider the needs of vulnerable groups to pandemics and to provide an effective voice in

2. Violence Against Women and Girls: supporting security and justice (S&J) responses to COVID-19
03/06/2020 - Department for International Development
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Found: conflict - affected states (FCAS) are especially vulnerable . 3 VAWG increases mortality of women and girls

3. REAL training: introduction and all transport modes modules
04/12/2020 - Department for Transport
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Found: choice 7Suggested training agendas for staff groups Aviation Board and Operational Managers 1. Rights

4. Urgent steps must be taken to prepare fully to avoid future pandemic lockdowns
10/03/2021 - Petitions

Found: training and b. preventative & palliative care for pandemics 2. Vaccine production capacity for future variations

5. Pause the System: UK take necessary action on COVID-19
15/03/2020 - Petitions

Found: 2) Support Everyone: Take care of the most vulnerable and provide universal basic income. 3) Transform

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Vulnerable Groups to Pandemics

1. Covid-19: Public Health Information
08/12/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: certainly recognise the priority attached to the groups for whom the noble Baroness so rightly and strongly - Speech Link
2: to learn for the future how to better contain pandemics. Why, however, does the noble Baroness, Lady Lawrence - Speech Link
3: Data: Understanding the Impact of COVID-19 on BAME Groups, published by Public Health England in June this - Speech Link

2. Global Human Security
13/04/2021 - Westminster Hall

1: intelligence, cyberwar and organised crime to pandemics and the climate emergency, threats to our security - Speech Link
2: own societies.Then we have the issue of pandemics. We do not know what lies in the future, even - Speech Link
3: with the gravity of extreme risks such as global pandemics—I wonder whether that is something we might need - Speech Link

3. Build Back Better Business Council
25/02/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: the context of the G7, so that other existing pandemics will be beaten, as well as the Covid pandemic - Speech Link
2: from coronavirus and resilience against future pandemics is one of the UK’s priorities for the G7. Covid - Speech Link
3: development is to focus on the poorest and most vulnerable? All other strategic considerations, however - Speech Link

4. Covid-19: Wuhan Institute of Virology
30/06/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: spread is absolutely crucial to preventing future pandemics. The much-delayed WHO-convened Covid origin study - Speech Link
2: completely out of the blue. That leaves us in a vulnerable state when we are preparing for the next pandemic - Speech Link
3: and pathogen sequencing to respond to future pandemics and epidemics. I was pleased to see the progress - Speech Link

5. Schools: Exams
06/01/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: schools. For example, children and young people in vulnerable circumstances, and young people without access - Speech Link
2: where one parent is a critical worker, and for vulnerable children, because they are best off in school - Speech Link
3: them that if they already have students who are vulnerable or the children of critical care workers, they - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Vulnerable Groups to Pandemics
1. Vulnerable Adults
asked by: Louise Haigh
... (b) HM Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire and Rescue Services and (c) his Department hold on the mapping of vulnerable people.

2. Vulnerable Adults
asked by: Matt Western
... how many safeguarding adults reviews have been launched since 2010.

3. Nitrate Vulnerable Zones
asked by: Fiona Bruce
... what the deadline is for derogation applications for 2021 for farms in Nitrate Vulnerable Zones.

4. Vulnerable Adults: Deaths
asked by: Paul Farrelly
... whether he plans to expand the safeguarding system used to investigate the deaths of vulnerable adults to include everyone who has died while street homeless.

5. Euthanasia: Vulnerable Adults
asked by: Baroness Lister of Burtersett
...To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the current law permitting mentally competent adults to refuse life-sustaining medical treatment has ever been proven inadequate in the courts to protect vulnerable people from being pressured to end their life prematurely.

Latest Questions
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8 Current APPG Officers
Lord Lansley Portrait
Lord Lansley
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 24th September 2020
2 APPG Memberships
Estonia , Trade and Export Promotion
Lisa Cameron Portrait
Lisa Cameron
Scottish National Party - East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow
Joined: 24th September 2020
Lord Mendelsohn Portrait
Lord Mendelsohn
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 24th September 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Mr Virendra Sharma MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 6080.


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Martyna Giedrojc, RPP Group UK Ltd, 41 Whitehall, London SW1A 2BY. Tel: 07305 613 241



RPP Group UK ltd acts as the group's secretariat.

Benefits in Kind
4 Sep 2020
RPP Group UK ltd
Secretariat   From : 04/09/2020 To : 03/09/2021

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Vulnerable Groups to Pandemics APPG