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The State Opening of Parliament 

The UK general election took place on Thursday 4 July 2024. The new Parliament met on Tuesday 9 July 2024 for the election of the Speaker and swearing-in of MPs and Lords. The State Opening of Parliament and The King’s Speech will take place on Wednesday 17 July 2024.

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Guide to the rules on All-Party Parliamentary Groups

The 'Guide to the Rules on APPGs' sets out the rules that APPGs must comply with. These are mostly about the membership, meetings, publications and finances of APPGs.

Current Guide to the Rules on APPGs

The current Guide was published in September 2023.

Supplementary Guidance (Advice Notes) 

In addition to the Guide itself, Advice Notes provide supplementary guidance on the rules governing APPGs.

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