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Andy Burnham MP

(Labour - Leigh)

 

Member of the CRY All Party Parliamentary Group

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28/11/12 CRY website CRY Parliamentary Reception 2012
On Wednesday November 28th CRY held its annual Parliamentary Reception at Westminster. The event was hosted by Sir Roger Gale MP, Dr John Pugh MP and Kevan Jones MP and was the key event in CRY’s Raising Awareness Week.  Guest of Honour at the event was CRY Patron Andrew Triggs-Hodge MBE - Olympic Gold Medallist at London 2012 in the men's coxless four rowing.
04/04/12 CRY website CRY asks the British public to 'sign up' in support of screening
Following the sudden collapse of footballer Fabrice Muamba, CRY has launched a national campaign to urge the Government to review its current policy on cardiac screening.  The Rt Hon Andy Burnham MP and CRY Patron John Inverdale have lent their support to this campaign.
12/10/11 CRY website

CRY Parliamentary Reception 2011
CRY's annual Parliamentary Reception was held in the Terrace Marquee at Westminster on Wednesday 12th October.  Over 40 MPs attended the event and the Guest of Honour was GB athlete and British Discus Record Holder, Lawrence Okoye.

04/03/10 CRY website CRYSWIM 2010 launched by Andy Burnham - 4th March 2010
This new CRY project aims to raise awareness of the Swim4life initiative (introduced by Andy Burnham in April 2009) and to raise funds for CRY through the organisation of sponsored swimming events around the country in support of Andy's pledge to do the Great North Swim for CRY in September 2010.
21/10/09 CRY website CRY Parliamenary Reception 2009
On October 21st CRY hosted its annual Parliamentary Reception at Westminster as part of its Raising Awareness Week.  We were delighted to have CRY Patron Phil Packer as Guest of Honour; and over 40 MPs attended the event.
23/05/09 CRY website CRY Philips Test My Heart Tour 09
"I am honoured to be supporting such a pioneering project with an amazing charity. I understand that the response to the tour has been overwhelming and I believe that screening programmes like this will prevent many losses of young lives. I welcome the news that extra dates have been added to The CRY Philips Test My Heart Tour 09 and encourage young people interested in the condition of their heart to visit www.testmyheart.org for more information.”
06/04/09 CRY Families unveil new postcard to highlight tragic heart condition
Families from the Liverpool area and across the North West are joining together to help launch a major regional campaign to highlight shocking new statistics that show the number of young people who lose their lives to the tragic condition sudden cardiac death now stands at 12 every week – a staggering 50% rise on previous estimates.
15/10/08 CRY website

CRY Parliamentary Reception 2008

On Wednesday October 15th CRY hosted its annual Parliamentary Reception at Westminster as part of its Raising Awareness Week.  We were delighted to have new CRY Patron James Cracknell OBE as guest of honour.

28/02/08 CRY

New Secretary of State "kicks off" CRY initiative to help young footballers

The Secretary of State for Media, Culture and Sport - Andy Burnham MP - joins families whose children or partners died suddenly whilst playing football, to raise awareness of sudden cardiac death in the young at a launch at 11 Downing Street.

11/07/07 CRY website

CRY Parliamentary Reception 2007

On Wednesday July 11th CRY hosted its annual Parliamentary Reception at Westminster as part of its Raising Awareness Week.  We were delighted to have CRY Patrons David Walliams and Kathryn Harries as guests of honour. The event was attended by around 30 MPs who came to show their support for CRY’s campaigning. 

05/07/06 CRY website

CRY Parliamentary Reception 2006

On July 5th CRY hosted its annual Parliamentary Reception at Westminster.  The event was attended by new CRY Patron David Walliams, along with many MPs and other guests.  Speakers included Andy Burnham MP, Annette Brooke MP, Tim Loughton MP and Dari Taylor MP.

15/12/05 Leigh Reporter

Daniel remembered

The family have now added their support to the national charity CRY (Cardiac Risk in the Young) which is campaigning for heart screening of young people, especially athletes, aged 14 to 35 and are hoping to organise a series of screening events in the new year. 

22/07/04

Bolton Evening News

Heart campaign gets MP's backing

Leigh MP Andy Burnham is supporting CRY's new postcard campaign.

Gallery

 


Andy Burnham MP (centre) talks to CRY Patrons
Matt Wells (left) and Andrew Triggs-Hodge MBE (right)
at the 2012 CRY Parliamentary Reception

   


Andy Burnham MP speaking at the
2011 CRY Parliamentary Reception


Andy Burnham MP speaking at the
2009 CRY Parliamentary Reception

 


Andy Burnham MP (right) in the CRY Philips Test My Heart Tour 09 screening trailer with CRY supporter (and constituent)
Dionne Young (centre) and CRY's Dr Michael Papadakis (left)

   


Andy Burnham MP watching a demonstration of heart
screening equipment at the joint launches of the CRY
'12 a week' North West postcard and the CRY
North West screening clinic in Liverpool


Andy Burnham MP (middle) with CRY Trustee Professor Greg Whyte (left) and Professor Keith George (right) at the joint launches of the CRY '12 a week' North West postcard
and the CRY North West screening clinic in Liverpool

   

Andy Burnham MP speaking at the

2008 CRY Parliamentary Reception

James Cracknell OBE and Andy Burnham MP at the

2008 CRY Parliamentary Reception

   

Andy Burnham MP speaking at the CRY Screening Initiative launch at Number 11 Downing Street

Andy Burnham MP talking to CRY families at the CRY

Screening Initiative launch at Number 11 Downing Street

   

Andy Burnham MP talking to Sarah Brown and CRY Patron

David Walliams at the CRY Screening Initiative launch

at Number 11 Downing Street

Greg Whyte (CRY Trustee), Andy Burnham MP, David Walliams and Pat Jennings (both CRY Patrons) at the CRY Screening Initiative launch at Number 11 Downing Street

   

Andy Burnham MP at the 2007 CRY Parliamentary Reception

 

Andy Burnham MP speaking at the 2006 CRY Parliamentary Reception.  CRY Chief Executive Alison Cox also pictured.

Andy Burnham MP (centre) with CRY Patrons Jeremy Bates (left) and Mark Cox (right), at the Westminster launch of CRY's Postcard Campaign

   
   

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