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7 videos that defined cancer policy in 2023

It’s been another exciting year for policy at Cancer Research UK. So, to celebrate the end of the year, we’ve put together 7 videos that illustrate some of the fantastic progress we’ve made in 2023. It’s been another exciting year for policy at Cancer Research UK. So, to celebrate the end of the year, we’ve put together 7 videos that illustrate some of the fantastic progress we’ve made in 2023.

by Amelia Bruce | In depth | 27 December 2023

27 December 2023

The Cancer Research UK stand at the Labour party conference in October 2023

Ian Caleb, public affairs manager, gives a behind the scenes look at the Manifesto at the Liberal Democrat, Conservative and Labour party conferences – and how the team are getting CRUK’s policies heard Ian Caleb, public affairs manager, gives a behind the scenes look at the Manifesto at the Liberal Democrat, Conservative and Labour party conferences – and how the team are getting CRUK’s policies heard

by Ian Caleb | Opinion | 27 October 2023

27 October 2023

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak speaks at the 2023 Conservative Party Conference

Ian Walker reflects on Prime Minister Rishi Sunak's announcements on tobacco at the Conservative Party Conference on Wednesday Ian Walker reflects on Prime Minister Rishi Sunak's announcements on tobacco at the Conservative Party Conference on Wednesday

by Ian Walker | Opinion | 6 October 2023

6 October 2023

Cancer Research UK Campaigners outside number 10 Downing street with MPs Bob Blackman, John McNally and Martyn Day.

On Wednesday 13 September, Cancer Research UK Ambassadors and staff headed to Number 10, joined by cross-party Councillors, MPs, Cancer Research UK partners and representatives from other health charities to hand in our Smokefree UK petition. On Wednesday 13 September, Cancer Research UK Ambassadors and staff headed to Number 10, joined by cross-party Councillors, MPs, Cancer Research UK partners and representatives from other health charities to hand in our Smokefree UK petition.

by Sam Johnson-Audini | News | 29 September 2023

29 September 2023

A person holding a lit cigarette

The UK government is almost a decade behind achieving its target for England to be smokefree by 2030, a new report reveals. The UK government is almost a decade behind achieving its target for England to be smokefree by 2030, a new report reveals.

by Jacob Smith | News | 29 December 2022

29 December 2022

This is the story of time. Of minutes and days which turn into months and years. The story of our 33,000 time-givers. This is the story of time. Of minutes and days which turn into months and years. The story of our 33,000 time-givers.

by Laura Berry | In depth | 11 July 2022

11 July 2022

Patrick McGuire, one of our Campaigns Ambassadors, with his partner Sue

To help revolutionise what cancer outcomes will look like in England in 2032, our Campaigns Ambassadors submitted evidence to inform the Government's upcoming 10-year Cancer Plan. To help revolutionise what cancer outcomes will look like in England in 2032, our Campaigns Ambassadors submitted evidence to inform the Government's upcoming 10-year Cancer Plan.

by Jacob Smith | Analysis | 6 May 2022

6 May 2022

UK Parliament

The picture is still emerging and we don’t have a full sense yet of what each announcement will mean, but broadly it looks promising. Here’s what we know right now. The picture is still emerging and we don’t have a full sense yet of what each announcement will mean, but broadly it looks promising. Here’s what we know right now.

by Matt Sample | Analysis | 27 October 2021

27 October 2021

Cath standing outside parliament

We spoke to 4 people about why, when it comes to cancer, every second counts and why the Government must act now to ensure the NHS can catch more cancers early. We spoke to 4 people about why, when it comes to cancer, every second counts and why the Government must act now to ensure the NHS can catch more cancers early.

by Katie Roberts | In depth | 11 October 2021

11 October 2021

UK Parliament

Today, the Chancellor set out the UK Government’s spending priorities for the next year. Here’s what was announced today and what it could mean for cancer. Today, the Chancellor set out the UK Government’s spending priorities for the next year. Here’s what was announced today and what it could mean for cancer.

by Matt Sample | Analysis | 25 November 2020

25 November 2020