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The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders exists to raise awareness of Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) and the potential dangers of drinking alcohol in pregnancy, in order to increase knowledge of this condition, to improve support for those living with FASD and reduce its prevalence in the UK.

[Note: The APPG was suspended during the 2019 election, it will be reconstituted soon…]

Parliamentary Question from Bill Esterson MP, 7 May 2019. Reply from Jackie Doyle-Price, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department of Health.

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8 May 2019, “Clinical Commissioning Groups: Failing to Implement Government Policy Regarding FASD?

Nyrene Cox (video excerpt)

“The Department of Health and Social Care informed the All Party Parliamentary Group on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) that the quality standard will be based on Scottish guidelines published in April.2 The MPs were discussing Crisis in Commissioning,1 the report published by the National Organisation for Foetal Alcohol Syndrome-UK (NOFAS-UK).”

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13 December 2018, “First UK-Based Prevalence Study on FASD: Implications for Policy Makers”

From the Archives

December 2015,  “Initial  Report of the Inquiry into the Current Picture of FASD in the UK Today”

This is not an official website of the House of Commons or the House of Lords. It has not been approved by either House or its committees. All-Party Parliamentary Groups are informal groups of Members of both Houses with a common interest in particular issues. The views expressed in these webpages are those of the group

Please note: NOFAS-UK was asked to take over secretarial duties in late 2018. We were not provided with any records from the prior secretariat when it ceased operations.

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