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?

    Clive Betts MP

    Sheffield South East

    Chris Green MP

    Bolton West

    Pete Wishart

    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


    Wendy Chamberlain

    North East Fife

    Christine Jardine

    Edinburgh West

    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"

    Matt Vickers

    Stockton South

    Sarah Champion MP


    Carol Monaghan

    Glasgow North West

    Paula Barker

    Liverpool, Wavertree

    "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."

    Tonia Antoniazzi


    Kenny MacAskill

    East Lothian

    Claudia Webbe MP

    Leicester East


    Bell Ribeiro-Addy


    Dan Carden

    Liverpool, Walton

    Rt Hon. Sir John Hayes CBE MP

    South Holland and The Deepings

    "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