This is the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Anti-Corruption’s website.
We are a group of UK Parliamentarians passionate about tackling domestic and international corruption.
The effects of corruption are profound, impacting the lives of both UK and global citizens. This is why we believe we must play our part in tackling this issue and in ensuring that the UK is not complicit in corruption.
We hope you find this website a good way keeping up-to-date with the APPG. Below you’ll find posts about our previous activities and on the menu above there are links to further information.
If you would like to know more about the APPG, please do not hesitate to get in touch.
Members of the APPG contributed to a Lords debate last Thursday about the inclusion of trusts in the EU Fourth Anti-Money Laundering Directive.
Lord Michael Watson of Invergowrie said “I see that the Government have committed to creating a public register of the beneficial ownership of companies. That is a…
The City of London Police Overseas Anti-Corruption Unit (OACU) has today released a video highlighting the consequences for UK business people involved in foreign corrupt practices. Explanatory notes written by the OACU to accompany the video are also provided below.
The Bribery Act – What it means to you
APPG funder Global Witness has been awarded the 2014 TED prize. Last night Charmian Gooch announced their ‘wish’ – to end anonymous companies. They released this video to explain the problem:
Members of the APPG anti-corruption have been calling for a robust public register of the real owners of companies…
A report of the APPG’s event with Bill Browder on the Sergei Magnitsky corruption scandal is now available here.
Please note: This is an approximate summary of discussions, not a exact record – for full clarification please contact the individuals directly. Any opinions expressed are those of the speaker…
APPG representatives held a meeting last week to discuss company ownership with Junior Minister for Business, Innovation and Skills Jenny Willott MP.
Co-Chair Catherine McKinnell and Vice-Chairs Naomi Long and Lord Phillips of Sudbury spoke to Ms. Willott about the Group’s concern that the Government’s promised public registry of beneficial…