Next meeting of the All Party Parliamentary Group on ME

June 6, 2008

The next meeting of the All Party Parliamentary Group on ME will take place on Wednesday, July 2 – when there will be a presentation on child protection issues affecting families where there is a young person with ME. 

The meeting will be held in Committee Room 19, House of Commons, between 1 and 3pm.

The meeting will be open to members of the public. Before they travel, visitors should check announcements at the Action for ME and ME Association websites as the meeting room may change at very short notice if it is required by a parliamentary committee.

The presentation on child protection issues will be given by Jane Colby, executive director of the Young ME Sufferers Trust, and Mary-Jane Willows, chief executive of the Association of Young People with ME.

The Minister responsible for these issues in the Department for Children, Schools and Families, Kevin Brennan MP, has been invited to attend.

The meeting will also be the group's AGM when officers are elected for the coming year. Several other important issues for people with ME and their families will also be on the agenda.

Entrance to the meeting will at the St Stephen's Door to the House of Commons, and then ask the way to Committee Room 19. Please allow sufficient time in case there are big queues waiting to go through the security gatehouse. There is separate access for people in wheelchairs.

Minutes of the last meeting of the APPG are also published on this website. Requests for a pdf version of these minutes should be made by clicking on this link.

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