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    APPCOG Calls for Safeguarding of Festivalgoers from CO

    On 5 March 2019, the All-Party Parliamentary Carbon Monoxide Group (APPCOG) hosted a Parliamentary discussion on how festivalgoers can be protected from the dangers of carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning. APPCOG Officer Alex Cunningham MP chaired the discussion, and was joined by Festival Republic, The Association of Independent Festivals, members of the energy industry, and CO campaign groups.

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    APPCOG Highlights CO’s Damage to the Brain

    On 30 January 2019, the All-Party Parliamentary Carbon Monoxide Group (APPCOG) hosted a Parliamentary roundtable on carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning’s impact on the brain and mental wellbeing. The APPCOG was joined by a number of Parliamentarians – including Shadow Mental Health and Social Care Minister, Barbara Keeley MP – and chaired by Chris Bryant MP, Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Acquired Brain Injury. The roundtable was kindly sponsored by the Gas Safety Trust.

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    APPCOG Encourages Collaboration to Support People Vulnerable to CO Poisoning and Fuel Poverty

    On 22 October 2018, the All-Party Parliamentary Carbon Monoxide Group (APPCOG) hosted a Parliamentary roundtable on fuel poverty and the relationship it has with carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning. It was chaired by APPCOG officer Liz Twist MP and was kindly sponsored by Gas Tag

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    Potential in 2019: The future of CO safety

    2019 will be an ambitious year for CO safety. The APPCOG will secure the advances of 2018 on CO alarms, continue our work on the most vulnerable in society, and explore new areas such as mental health and direct booking accomodation.

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    Progress in 2018: Advancing CO safety

    2018 was a busy and promising year for CO safety. The APPCOG has helped trigger the Government’s ongoing review into CO alarms, worked to support vulnerable people including festival goers and boat owners, and supported the work of others in the CO community.

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    The APPCOG welcomes three new officers

    On the 20th November, the All-Party Parliamentary Carbon Monoxide Group (APPCOG) hosted its annual general meeting in Parliament. The APPCOG is very pleased to welcome three new officers; Alex Cunningham MP; Eddie Hughes MP; and Liz Twist MP.

    The existing Co-Chairs (Barry Sheerman MP and Baroness Finlay of Llandaff) and officers were all unanimously re-elected. In addition to the election, the officers also agreed to a work-plan leading to June 2019, including work on the Government’s ongoing CO alarm review, CO’s impact on the brain and mental health, the upcoming RIIO-GD2 price control period, and CO safety in direct-booking accommodation.

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The All-Party Parliamentary Carbon Monoxide Group (APPCOG) is the leading forum for Parliamentarians to discover, discuss and promote ways of tackling carbon monoxide poisoning in the UK.