All current Members of the Houses of Commons and the House of Lords are eligible to apply for outward or specialised inwarrd delegations
Delegations generally fall into one of two categories: parliamentary strengthening or parliamentary diplomacy. While all members are eligible to apply for a delegation, in some cases certain prior knowledge or experience may be required.
How to Apply
CPA UK announces upcoming delegations on average 2-3 months prior to departure on the All-Party Notices and the Intranet. It is at this time when the aims of the delegation, specific requirements, and deadline for application are outlined.
Members wishing to apply for CPA UK international outreach programmes must complete and return the application form ( DOC 122 KB) by the closing date specified.
Once the deadline for the outward delegation has passed, the application forms are then submitted to a Nomination Committee for consideration following which the recommended names are sent to the Speaker and Lord Speaker for approval.