In attendance: Dr Daniel Poulter (acting Chair), Barbara Keeley MP, Munira Wilson MP, Lord Strasburger, Lord Russell, Dr Philippa Whitford MP, Baroness Jones (for the first 10 minutes).
Non-voting attendees: Jonathan Foster (office of Dr Dan Poulter MP), Sam Payne (office of Layla Moran MP), Owen Sainsbury (office of Layla Moran MP) Tom Brufatto (APPG Secretariat), Jennifer Watson (APPG Secretariat), Lizzy Price (APPG Secretariat), Alice Antoine-Gregoire (APPG Secretariat).
The Chair welcomed everyone to this EGM and fifth meeting of the APPG.
- Adoption of Minutes of APPG Meeting of 02 September 2020
The Minutes of the 02 September 2020 were approved.
3. Election of Caroline Lucas MP as Vice Chair
Caroline Lucas MP and Barbara Keeley MP were elected as Vice Chairs.
4. Long Covid Campaign Plan
The APPG agreed on the Long Covid plan to raise awareness and support for this condition.
5. Zero-Covid Campaign Plan
The APPG agreed on the Zero-Covid plan for removal of community transition by means of:
It was acknowledged that testing was instrumental for a successful Zero-Covid strategy, and it was agreed that the APPG should have a further hearing on testing.
Members agreed to consider the name Zero-Covid in terms of communication.