Pledging support for a dementia cure

We, the undersigned, have pledged our support to delivering a cure for dementia. We pledge to play our part in making breakthroughs possible.

Which parliamentarians pledged their support?

    Chris Law

    Dundee West

    Dr James Davies MP

    Vale of Clwyd

    Apsana Begum

    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."

    Alyn Smith


    Alison Thewliss

    Glasgow Central

    "I am glad to pledge my support for dementia research - it matters so much to my constituents."

    Alistair Carmichael

    Orkney and Shetland

    Ed Davey MP

    Kingston and Surbiton

    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."

    Richard Fuller

    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."

    Rebecca Long-Bailey

    Salford and Eccles

    Douglas Chapman

    Dunfermline and West Fife

    Ian Byrne

    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."

    Emma Lewell-Buck

    South Shields

    Ben Lake


    Anne McLaughlin

    Glasgow North East

    Judith Cummins MP

    Bradford South

    "Alzheimer’s and dementia will engulf health and social care if it goes unchecked. A huge research boost now into its causes and treatment is the best chance of preventing misery and heartbreak for millions of families."

    Mohammad Yasin


    "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

    We now need to see action to deliver on the commitment to double dementia research funding.

    Now is the time for the political leadership that puts UK dementia research at the forefront of the global search for life-changing treatments.

    We need MPs support to find a cure.

    How are we going to find a cure?

    There are six priorities that are essential in our efforts to find a cure for dementia.

    Earlier detection and intervention

    Better ways to predict the success of new drugs

    Make the UK the best place for dementia research

    Support and expand research infrastructure

    Better understanding of dementia risk factors

    Better data on the impact of dementia