Which parliamentarians pledged their support?
Owen Thompson MP
Denton and Reddish
"I pledge to do all that I can in Parliament to hold the government to account on their manifesto commitment to double funding for dementia research. Covid has held back efforts on dementia research, so this funding is now more important than ever."
Derek Thomas MP
"It is as critical now as anytime to make sure we get the care, treatment, support and research that is needed for Alzheimer's and dementia patients."
"So much hope rests on our scientists to equip us for the fight the against this cruel disease."
"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 deliver this."
Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East
Rt Hon Jeremy Wright MP
Kenilworth and Southam
Argyll and Bute
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