Draft Agenda, APPG on ME, Wednesday 8 October

September 12, 2008


Meeting to be held 3-5pm, Wednesday 8 October

Committee Room 18, House of Commons.

1.    Welcome by the Chairman

2.    Main speaker: The Rt Hon James Purnell MP, Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, will address the APPG about the Welfare Reform Green Paper, No one written off: reforming welfare to reward responsibility.

3.    Questions to the Minister

4.    Minutes of the last meeting

5.    Matters arising

i.      Child protection

ii.     Countess of Mar’s meeting with charities

iii.    APPG enquiry into NHS service provision

iv.    M.E. Services –  A template for a UK-wide module

Presentation by Di Newman, Co-ordinator M.E. Society (Peterborough M.E. & CFS Self-Help Group)

v.    Mental Health Act and Mental Capacity Bill – Implications and M.E.

Presentation by Di Newman (as above)

6.         Any Other Business

7.        Date of Next Meeting

Contact: Des Turner MP, 179 Preston Road, Brighton BN1 6AG

Tel: 01273-330610      Email:  turnerd@parliament.uk

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