APPG on ME: Agenda for next meeting Wednesday 8 July 2009

The next meeting of the APPG on ME will be held on Wednesday 8 July.  Members of the public are able to attend these meetings. 

The website of the APPG on ME is here:

Minutes and full, verbatim transcript of the 1 April meeting here:


1.30 – 3pm, Wednesday 8 July 2009

Committee Room 19*, House of Commons

See latest update for a further room change

*Please note this change of venue – previously Committee Room 20

The meeting will be the Annual General Meeting and the future work of the APPG will be discussed.


1. Welcome by the Chairman

2. Minutes of the last meeting – available at:

3. Matters arising

– Update on the APPG Inquiry into NHS Services

– Statement from WMMEG (West Midlands ME Groups) Consortium on ME/CFS – Education and Training in the NHS

4. AGM

i. Election of Chairman

ii. Election of Vice-Chairman

iii. Election of Secretary

iv. Election of Treasurer

5. Future of the APPG

i. Future work

ii. APPG legacy paper (in preparation for a General Election)

iii. APPG website

6. Speaker to be confirmed

7. Any Other Business

8. Date of Next Meeting


Heather Walker, Action for M.E., Secretariat, APPG on ME

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

Tel: 01273-330610. E-mail:

*It has been agreed that amendments to minutes should be put in writing to the Secretariat one week before the meeting. Please e-mail