"We will make finding a cure one of our Government’s biggest collective priorities… This will include doubling research funding into dementia and speeding up trials for new treatments."
Conservative Party manifesto pledge 2019
Please sign the MP pledge
Who has pledged their support so far?
Rt Hon Sir Mike Penning MP
"Directly or indirectly, dementia has an impact on nearly all of us at some point in our lives, I pledge to pressure the Government to make sure we honour this commitment."
Marsha de Cordova
"I pledge my support to protect the future of dementia research."
"This is a really important research effort which deserves all our support. I have seen the effects of this cruel disease in my own family and it would be such a breakthrough to conquer it."
Dr Philippa Whitford
Wera Hobhouse MP
Lanark and Hamilton East
Rehman Chishti MP
Gillingham and Rainham
Dr Lisa Cameron MP
East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow
Dr James Davies MP
Vale of Clwyd
Poplar and Limehouse
"A quarter of people who died from COVID19 also had dementia. Imagine the unfamiliarity, loneliness & confusion, those people felt in their last moments? Dementia stole my 69 year old father. I pledge to work to retain research & funding for ARUK."
"I am glad to pledge my support for dementia research - it matters so much to my constituents."
Elliot Colburn MP
Carshalton and Wallington
"Supporting people in Carshalton and Wallington who are living with dementia, and those who care for them, is a priority for me. I stand by our manifesto commitment to double the spending on research in this important area for my constituents."
North East Bedfordshire
"Dementia has a devastating impact. I was proud to stand on a manifesto which committed to doubling research funding into dementia. Finding a cure for dementia is one of the biggest challenges of our time and research funding is at the heart of that."
Liverpool, West Derby
"I am pledging my support to hold the Government to account on their manifesto commitment to double the funding for this vital research."
Liz Twist MP
"Alzheimer’s is a devastating disease both for those who suffer from it and their families, friends and loved ones. If a life changing treatment is possible in five years, I am determined to do whatever I can in Parliament to help make that happen."
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