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?

    Sarah Olney

    Richmond Park

    Owen Thompson MP


    Bill Esterson

    Sefton Central

    Andrew Gwynne

    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

    St Ives

    "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."

    Dave Doogan


    "So much hope rests on our scientists to equip us for the fight the against this cruel disease."

    Feryal Clark

    Enfield North

    "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."

    Stuart McDonald

    Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East

    Rt Hon Jeremy Wright MP

    Kenilworth and Southam

    Brendan O'Hara

    Argyll and Bute

    Ian Lavery


    "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