Category:All-Party Parliamentary Group
This category contains articles on All-Party Parliamentary Groups in the UK Parliament. There are separate pages on Cross-Party Groups in the Scottish Parliament.
All-party parliamentary groups within the British parliament are regarded as relatively informal groups compared with, for example, select committees of the House. The membership of all-party groups is mainly comprised of backbench Members of the House of Commons and Lords but may also include ministers and non-parliamentarians. Groups flourish and wane according to the interests and enthusiasm of Members.
Groups are classified either as subject groups (relating to a particular topic eg forestry) or country groups (relating to a particular country or region). Most country groups are affiliated to the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association's United Kingdom Branch and/or to the Inter-Parliamentary Union's British Group.
- "The Nature of All-Party Groups," United Kingdom Parliament.
- "Register of All-Party Groups", United Kingdom Parliament. (List dated 21 December 2005.)
- Sam Coates, "How business pays for a say in Parliament: All-party groups accused of compromising independence; Lobbyists write controversial reports in the name of MPs", The Times (UK), January 13, 2006.
- Ravi Chandiramani, "Poll shows MPs at ease with influence of APGs", PR Week"", August 3, 2006. (Sub req'd).
- Full list of All Party Subject Groups and their benefits received from sources outside Parliament The Times, 13 January 2006
- All-Party Parliamentary Groups in the House of Commons: Subject Groups
- All-Party Parliamentary Groups in the House of Commons: Country Groups
- House of Commons, Guide to the Rules on All-Party Groups July 2011
- House of Commons, Register of All-Party Groups 8th September 2011
Pages in category "All-Party Parliamentary Group"
The following 42 pages are in this category, out of 42 total.