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    Creative School Children and their families celebrated at CO Safety competition in Parliament

    On the 11th of July, 10 school children, their families and teachers, gas industry representatives and MPs gathered together in Parliament for the Carbon Monoxide (CO) Safety Competition prize giving. The event celebrated the winners, ages 5 to 11, for their wonderfully creative and imaginative work on CO safety and raising awareness about CO more generally. 

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    APPCOG hosts discussion on vulnerable people

    On 27th of June 2019, the All-Party Parliamentary Carbon Monoxide Group (APPCOG) hosted a Parliamentary briefing on the Office of Gas and Electricity Market's (Ofgem's) future strategy to support vulnerable consumers in the energy market. Executive Director for Consumers and Markets, Mary Stark, and Executive Director for Systems and Networks, Jonathan Brearley, presented Ofgem’s future Consumer Vulnerability Strategy (CVS). The briefing was chaired by APPCOG Co-Chair Barry Sheerman MP and attended by members of the carbon monoxide (CO) community, fuel poverty groups, and the representatives of the energy industry.

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    APPCOG meets with public health Minister

    On the 20 May, Policy Connect and Chris Bryant MP met the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Public Health and Primary Care, Seema Kennedy MP, to discuss carbon monoxide's (CO's) impact on the brain and the APPCOG's recommendations.

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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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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.