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 Administrator.

BAPG Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting of the Group will be held in Committee Room 6 on:

Wednesday, 11th July 2018 at 3.30 pm

Mr. Speaker has kindly agreed to preside.

Members are reminded that the Executive Committee will be elected at this meeting and nominations, which must be proposed and seconded by other members of the BAPG, should reach the Administrator, British-American Parliamentary Group, Richmond House, House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA, no later than Friday, 29th June.

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.

The Annual Report, which includes the Accounts to 31st march 2018 and the Minutes of the last AGM, can be viewed here on this site.

 

2018 Annual BAPG / US Dept of State Co-Sponsored Visit to the US

The BAPG, in conjunction with the American Embassy and the United States Department of State, is to send a bi-partisan group of Parliamentarins to the United States in late July to participate in an International Visitor Leadership Programme (IVLP) .

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

A delegation has been confirmed for this visit.

2018 Harvard Bi-Partisan Orientation Programme for Newly Elected Members of Congress

The Institute of Politics, John F Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, has invited the BAPG to send four members to observe its bi-partisan programme for newly elected Members of Congress, as at the US Midterm elections on 6th November 2018.   The programme will take place 4-6 December and will involve ‘issue seminars’ and lectures held by Harvard academics and eminent outside speakers.

The British Parliamentarians are the only foreign legislators invited to attend.

BAPG members wishing to take part are invited to register their interest, either via email to: bapg@parliament.uk or in writing to the BAPG office, Richmond House (Ground Floor), House of Commons, London SW1A OAA.