All Party Parliamentary Group on Civil Society and Volunteering

The APPG is co-chaired by Baroness Jill Pitkeathley OBE, Susan Elan Jones MP and Andrew George MP and aims to provide a forum for discussing the issues affecting the voluntary and community sector.

Read the full list of officers on the Parliament website

Get involved

Attendance at meetings is by prior arrangement – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  for details. We encourage members of the voluntary and community sector to attend however priority in terms of asking questions will be given to the parliamentarians present.

Interested in the group's activities? This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  to sign up for meeting notices and minutes.

Next meeting

Ageing and Pensions, Tuesday 14 October, 16.30-18.00

Speakers:

  • Lynne Berry OBE, Chair of the Commission to the Voluntary Sector and Ageing
  • Caron Bradshaw, Chief Executive of Charity Finance Group

Future meetings

  • Tuesday 18 November, 16.00-17.30
  • Tuesday 9 December, Christmas Reception (by invitation only)

Previous meetings

DateTitle
8 July 2014 Young People and the Voluntary Sector plus AGM
13 May 2014 New Landscapes in Funding
25 March 2014 Looking to the future
21 January 2014 Update from the Charity Commission
8 November 2013 Supporting small charities
22 October 2013 Charities and their campaigning role
25 June 2013 AGM and update from the Office for Civil Society
30 April 2013 Challenges facing UK charities
19 March 2013 Why does Leadership Matter?
30 January 2013 Update from William Shawcross, Chair of The Charity Commission
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