Category Archives: APPGITA

Council of Europe: Motion For a Resolution, presented by Mr Jim Dobbin (January 2013)

Involuntary Tranquilliser Addiction  Motion for a resolution Presented by Mr Jim DOBBIN and other members of the Assembly 1. In 1990 the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe adopted the Resolution AP (90) 3 on the prescription of … Continue reading

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Letter from Jim Dobbin, MP to Steve Taylor, National Treatment Agency (05 September 2012)

Steve Taylor National Treatment Agency 6th Floor Skipton House 80 London Road London Road SE1 6LH Dear Mr Taylor, I am writing to provide you with my comments on the final draft of the Roundtable consensus statement. These comments will … Continue reading

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Letter from Jim Dobbin, MP to Anne Milton, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Public Health (22 August 2012)

Rt. Hon Anne Milton MP Minister of State Department of Health Richmond House 79 Whitehall London SW1A 2NS Dear Anne, It has come to our attention that extensive arrangements have been made by the Department of Health regarding addiction to … Continue reading

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APPGITA AGM (10 July 2012)

The Annual General Meeting of the All Party Parliamentary Party on Involuntary Tranquilliser Addiction (APPGITA) was held at Parliament on 10 July 2012. Jim Dobbin MP was re elected as Chair of APPGITA. Earl Sandwich was re elected as Vice … Continue reading

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Parliamentary Questions on Involuntary Tranquilliser Addiction Tabled by Jim Dobbin MP, Eric Ollerenshaw MP, and the Earl of Sandwich, from 31 January 2008 to 26 June 2012 (28 June 2012)

Please click the following link to download a PDF copy of all questions: Parliamentary Questions

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Parliamentary Questions by Jim Dobbin, MP (26 June 2012)

26 Jun 2012 : Column 222 Jim Dobbin: To ask the Secretary of State for Health for what reasons selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors and other antidepressants are not included as part of his Department’s review of policy on addiction to … Continue reading

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Jim Dobbin MP announces European benzodiazepine enquiry (14 June 2012)

The Public Health Minister Anne Milton MP attended a meeting in Oldham today, June 14, 2012 organised by Addiction Dependency Solutions and Oldham Tranx. Jim Dobbin MP is chair of the APPGITA and is also now vice-chair of the Public Health Committee of … Continue reading

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Letter from Jim Dobbin MP to the Rt. Hon. Iain Duncan Smith MP, Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (28 May 2012)

The Rt. Hon. Iain Duncan Smith MP Department for Work and Pensions Caxton House Tothill Street London SW1H 9DA 28 May 2012 Dear Iain, I am writing to you in my capacity as chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group … Continue reading

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Letter from Jim Dobbin, MP, to Chris Heffer, Department of Health (13 March 2012)

Chris Heffer Department of Health Richmond House 79 Whitehall London SW1A 2NS Dear Chris, I am writing to you in your capacity as Deputy Director of Drugs and Alcohol and further to your attendance at meetings between the Public Health … Continue reading

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Letter from Jim Dobbin, MP, Chair APPGITA to Anne Milton, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Public Health (05 March 2012)

Rt Hon Anne Milton MP Richmond House 79 Whitehall London SW1A 2NS Dear Anne, I am writing to thank you for the recent meeting with the Involuntary Tranquilliser Addiction Expert Patients Group, for the interest you have shown in this … Continue reading

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