All-Party Parliamentary Group on Alcohol Harm

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The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Alcohol Harm (APPGAH) was set up 'to promote discussion of alcohol related issues and to raise issues of concern and make recommendations to government and other policy makers'. [1]

It is made up of cross-party MPs and peers sitting in the House of Lords with an interest in seeing alcohol-related harm reduced in the UK.


  • to actively reduce alcohol-related harm in the UK
  • to promote the discussion of alcohol-related issues, raise matters of concern and to make recommendations to government and inform policy

Its 2015 manifesto called upon political parties to commit to a range of pledges designed to tackle alcohol-related harm leading up to the May general election. [2]

Areas and issues

  • advertising and young people
  • drink driving
  • alcohol and the armed forces
  • licensing and treatment services [2]


Alcohol Concern (a charity) acts as the group's secretariat with the assistance of a grant paid by Lundbeck Ltd for this work. [3]

Alcohol Concern is a small independent charity focusing on reducing harm from alcohol-related issues, working throughout England and Wales to inform the public of the dangers of alcohol abuse and to bring about varied and effective treatment services. [4]

Benefits in kind

As shown in the register of All-Party Groups at September 2015:

(In bands of £1,500) Lundbeck Ltd paid Alcohol Concern a grant of between £15,001 - £16,500 in January 2015. [1]

As of March 2016 no further financial benefits had been paid. [5]


Officers Feb-April 2016

Officers as at March 2015

Members as at March 2015

Sir David Amess - Conservative Party | Dr Sarah Wollaston MP - Conservative Party | Graham EvansMP - Conservative Party | David BurrowesMP - Conservative Party | Andrew Griffiths MP - Conservative Party | Lord Nigel Jones of Cheltenham - Conservative Party | Baroness Helen Newlove - Conservative Party | Tracey Crouch MP - Conservative Party | Lord Parry Mitchell - Labour - Diane Abbott MP - Labour | Diana Johnson MP - Labour | Valerie Vaz MP - Labour | Kelvin Hopkins MP - Labour | Baroness Susan Cunliffe-Lister Masham of Ilton - Crossbencher | Hywel Williams MP - Plaid Cymru [3]


Address: Alcohol Concern, 25 Corsham Street, London N1 6DR
Tel: 0207 566 9800


  1. 1.0 1.1 Register as of 29 September 2015,, 6 October 2015
  2. 2.0 2.1 Alcohol Concern Bio, Alcohol Concern, accessed 6 October 2015
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Register as of 30 March 2015Parliament Website, accessed 6 October 2015
  4. Alcohol Concern What we do,, accessed 6 October 2015
  5. 5.0 5.1 Alcohol Harm APPG Register Mar 16,, accessed 27 April 2016
  6. Alcohol Harm APPG, Feb16 Register,, accessed 28 April 2016
  7. Alcohol Harm APPG, Register 28 April 2016,, accessed 10 May 2016