AGM of All Party Parliamentary Group on ME – focus on children with ME afterwards

The following officers were elected at the Annual General Meeting of the APPG on ME yesterday (Wednesday, 22 June 2011):

Chair: Annette Brooke MP
Vice-Chairs: Ian Swales MP and the Countess of Mar
Secretary: Russell Brown MP
Treasurer: Martin Vickers MP

David Amess MP also attended the meeting.

As previously reported, the focus of the agenda was issues affecting children with ME. The speakers were Jane Colby, executive director of the Young ME Sufferers Trust, and Mary-Jane Willows, chief executive of the Association of Young People with ME.

Three briefing papers were circulated:

Main issues facing children with ME

Research Update

Welfare Reform update.

The minutes of the meeting will be posted in due course.