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.
An estimated £24 billion of illicit finance is laundered through the City of London every year. Developing countries lose upwards of $1 trillion to corruption each year with much of the loot exiting via offshore havens including many British Overseas Territories. Illicit financial flows undermine aid, fund terrorism, reduce…
The APPG on Anti-Corruption welcomes the long-awaited launch of the UK Anti-Corruption Plan which was greeted with cross-party support following a ministerial statement from the Anti-Corruption Champion this morning.
The launch of the first ever cross-Whitehall strategy for tackling corruption is a major milestone in the UK’s efforts to combat…
On Tuesday 2 December APPG member Stephen Barclay MP tabled a wide-ranging and powerful adjournment debate critiquing the government’s policy on tackling corruption.
The debate can be read in full here and watched here (from 20:00:42).
Over the course of half an hour Stephen Barclay drew attention to the low levels of…
APPG Co-Chair Catherine McKinnell MP questioned how much progress the G20 has made in its commitments to transparency during the Prime Minister’s report to the House yesterday. Catherine McKinnelll asked David Cameron to update the House on specific progress on delivering transparency industries, the Prime Minister admitted that in this…
The APPG on Anti-Corruption welcomes today’s ministerial announcement appointing the Rt Hon Matthew Hancock MP as the UK’s new Anti-Corruption Champion.
As the Anti-Corruption Champion Mr Hancock will have oversight of the UK Government’s cross-departmental response to domestic and international corruption. He replaces the Rt Hon Ken…