British-American Parliamentary Group

Up & Coming Events

Notice of BAPG events will be advertised on this site and the All Party Whip.  We will also e-mail members.

For more information on any of the events advertised below please contact the BAPG Programme Manager, Hannah Mitchell.

BAPG Annual General Meeting

The Group’s Annual General Meeting will take place on Wednesday, 10th July 2019 at 3.30pm in the Jubilee Room, when members of the Executive Committee 2019/2020 will be elected.  Nominations, which must be proposed and seconded by other members of the BAPG, should reach the Administrator, BAPG, Ground Floor, Richmond House, House of Commons, London SW1A OAA, no later than Friday, 28th June 2019.

Further, the election of members to the Executive Committee will involve separate ballots of members of each House. Members of the House of Lords will vote exclusively for six members of the House of Lords and members of the House of Commons will vote for 12 members of their own House.

The election of Officers at the AGM is advertised on the All Party Notices in accordance with rule 10(e) of the BAPG. In accordance with rule 8(b), the Executive Committee will nominate for ratification at the AGM two Honorary Treasurers and the Honorary Secretary.

All members of the Group are invited to attend the AGM.

2019 Annual Parliamentary / Congressional Conference hosted by the United States Senate

The Group’s Annual Conference with members of the United States Senate will take place this year in Washington D.C. in late July 2019.  The British delegation will also take the opportunity of meetings arranged by the British Embassy, with calls on Members of Congress, various Departments of the Administration, business, unions and think tanks.

A delegation has been confirmed for this visit.

US visit to examine the US Legislative Process

The BAPG, in conjunction with the United States Department of State and the American Embassy, is to send a group of eight Parliamentarians to the United States in late July 2019.

The prime purpose of the visit is to give BAPG members not already familiar with the United States an overview of federal and state government and it will also include a short time with a Member of Congress in his/her district.

A delegation has been confirmed for this visit.

Autonomous and Electric Vehicle Thematic Visit to California

The British-American Parliamentary Group plans to send a bi-partisan delegation to California in 2019 to look at both the regulatory and the innovation aspects of electric and autonomous vehicles.

The delegation will visit San Francisco and Los Angeles. The programme will be arranged by the British Consulate Generals in San Francisco and Los Angeles, in consultation with the British-American Parliamentary Group.

This visit has been postponed due to the current political challenges.  New dates will be confirmed in due course.