Which parliamentarians pledged their support?
Clive Betts MP
Sheffield South East
Chris Green MP
Perth and North Perthshire
"I fully commit my support to this pledge. Finding a cure for Alzheimer's should be of the upmost importance to us as a society."
Sally-Ann Hart MP
Hastings and Rye
"I am fully committed to seeing the funding for dementia research doubled, as promised in the Conservative Party manifesto.We must do all we can to better understand this dreadful disease and find ways to treat it and ultimately find a cure."
Sir George Howarth MP
North East Fife
Paul Maynard MP
Blackpool North and Cleveleys
"I was pleased to stand on a manifesto to increase funding for Alzheimers research. Living with Alzheimers is increasingly common – and seeking to improve our understanding is therefore ever more important"
Sarah Champion MP
Glasgow North West
"I am proud to support Alzheimer's Research UK's call for greater funding for dementia research, and will hold the Government to account on their manifesto commitment to double research funding in this incredibly important area."
Claudia Webbe MP
Rt Hon. Sir John Hayes CBE MP
South Holland and The Deepings
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