Register Of All-Party Parliamentary Groups [as at 21 November 2018] Prescribed Drug Dependence

Title

All-Party Parliamentary Group for Prescribed Drug Dependence

Purpose

Increasing numbers of prescriptions for psychoactive drugs are being given to both adults and children, with growing evidence that long-term use leads to worse outcomes. The group will recognise, address and reduce the harm caused by dependence upon these medications.

Category

Subject Group

 

Officers

Role

Name

Party

Chair & Registered Contact

Sir Oliver Letwin

Conservative

Co-Chair

Norman Lamb

Liberal Democrat

Co-Chair

Luciana Berger

Labour (Co-op)

Co-Chair

Paul Flynn

Labour

Co-Chair

Baroness Masham of Ilton

Crossbench

Co-Chair

The Earl of Sandwich

Crossbench

 

Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Sir Oliver Letwin MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 0207 219 0826. Email: letwino@parliament.uk.

 

Public Enquiry Point:

Dr Anne Guy. Tel: 01256 351 023. Email: dr.anneguy@prescribeddrug.org

 

Secretariat:

Council for Evidence-Based Psychiatry acts as the group's secretariat. http://cepuk.org/

 

Group's Website:

https://prescribeddrug.org/

 

 

Annual General Meeting

Date of most recent AGM in this Parliament

17/10/2018

Did the group publish an income and expenditure statement relating to the AGM above?

No

Reporting year

12 Sep to 11 Sep

Next reporting deadline

12/01/2020

 

Registrable benefits received by the group

 

Benefits In Kind

Source

Description

Value £s

In bands of £1,500

Received

Registered

Council for Evidence-Based Psychiatry

Secretariat

 

From : 12/09/2018

To : 11/09/2019

 

1,501-3,000

12/09/2018

05/11/2018