Democracy and the Constitution APPG

First Registered: 21/04/2021 • Last updated on: 22/07/2022

To disseminate knowledge, generate debate, and facilitate engagement on democratic and constitutional issues amongst members of both houses of Parliament and the public.

Note: All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPGs) are informal, cross-party groups formed by MPs and Members of the House of Lords who share a common interest in a particular policy area, region or country. APPGs have no official status within Parliament.
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6 Current APPG Officers
Geraint Davies Portrait
Geraint Davies
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour (Co-op) - Swansea West
Joined: 21st April 2021
Dawn Butler Portrait
Dawn Butler
Vice Chair
Labour - Brent Central
Joined: 21st April 2021
Jonathan Djanogly Portrait
Jonathan Djanogly
Vice Chair
Conservative - Huntingdon
Joined: 22nd July 2022
Lord Hendy Portrait
Lord Hendy
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 22nd July 2022
1 APPG Membership
Occupational Safety and Health
John Nicolson Portrait
John Nicolson
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - Ochil and South Perthshire
Joined: 21st April 2021
Lord Garnier Portrait
Lord Garnier
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 21st April 2021
1 APPG Membership
Human Rights
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Geraint Davies MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 7166.


Public Enquiry Point:

Sam Fowles, Institute for Constitutional and Democratic Research, Cornerstone Barristers, 2-3 Gray’s Inn Square, London WC1R 5JH. Tel: 020 7242 4986



Institute for Democracy and the Constitution acts as the group's secretariat.

15 Mar 2022
Institute for Democracy and the Constitution
Secretariat   From : 15/03/2022 To : 14/03/2023

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Democracy and the Constitution APPG

Former APPG Officers
Daisy Cooper Portrait
Daisy Cooper
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - St Albans
Joined: 21st April 2021
Departed: 15th June 2022