Standards Committee - Sixth Report
All-Party Parliamentary Groups

Here you can browse the report together with the Proceedings of the Committee. The published report was ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 19 November 2013.


Terms of Reference


1 Introduction

2 The role of APPGs

3 A revised regulatory regime

Conclusions and recommendations

Annex 1: Proposed Rules for APPGs

Annex 2: Committee's questionnaire

Appendix 1: Letter from the Committee on Standards and Privileges to Mr Speaker, dated 3 December 2012

Appendix 2: Consolidated Resolution relating to APPGs

Formal Minutes


List of printed written evidence

List of additional written evidence

Oral and written evidence

Tuesday 11 June 2013: Mark D’Arcy, BBC Parliamentary Correspondent

Tuesday 25 June 2013: Mr Barry Sheerman MP, Co-Founder and Chairman, Policy Connect, Lynva Russell, Chief Executive, Policy Connect, and Rachel Downing, Health Manager, The Chronic Pain Coalition; Ciaran Devane, Chief Executive, Macmillan Cancer Support, Ellen Broome, Policy Director, The Children’s Society and Hilary Tovey, Assistant Director of Policy and Information at Breakthrough Breast Cancer

Tuesday 2 July 2013: Paul Birch,; Mr Douglas Carswell MP, and Alexandra Runswick, Director, Unlock Democracy; Ann Coffey MP

Tuesday 9 July 2013: Andrew Miller MP, Chair, House of Commons Science and Technology Select Committee, Paul Jackson, Chief Executive, EngineeringUK, and Dr Mark Downs, Chief Executive, Society of Biology; Simon Whale, Managing Director, Luther Pendragon, Gavin Devine, Chief Executive Officer, MHP Communications, Mike Cherry, Chief Policy Chairman, Federation of Small Businesses, and Michael Burrell, Chair, Association of Professional Political Consultants (APPC)

Written evidence

Additional written evidence

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