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.
From 30 March 2015 until the new government is formed after the General Election the Houses of Parliament will be prorogued. The APPG will not be active during this time.
On 24 March the House of Commons considered the amendments made in the Lords to the Small Business, Enterprise, and Employment Bill. The Bill, which legislates for a public register of Persons of Significant Control, is now within touching distance of receiving Royal Assent and becoming law. The register will be…
On Tuesday 24 February APPG Vice-Chair Tessa Munt MP led a Westminster Hall Debate calling for UK and US authorities to investigate claims that Soco International, a London-listed oil company, may have breached anti-corruption legislation in the course of its work in Africa’s oldest national park in the Democratic…
Today the Serious Crime Bill reaches Report Stage and as it returns to be scrutinised by the Commons there are two amendments which could significantly bolster the UK’s anti-corruption arsenal up for consideration.
Recent US estimates have put the worldwide cross-border flow of the proceeds of crime, including corruption, at…
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…