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Previous Delegation 2015-17

The Delegation was appointed by the Prime Minister on 3 November 2015 and included Members from both Houses. The party distribution reflected the composition of the House of Commons.

On 13 January 2016 the Prime Minister issued a Written Statement announcing the replacement of Baroness O'Loan with Lord Wright of Richmond.

On 9 February 2016 the Prime Minister issued a Written Statement announcing the replacement of Christina Rees and Kate Osamor.

On 20 December 2016 the Prime Minister issued a Written Statement announcing the replacement of:

Guto Bebb with Cheryl Gillan;
Virendra Sharma (sub) with Ian Murray;
Dawn Butler with Virendra Sharma (rep);
Paul Sherriff with Dame Rosie Winterton;
Paul Flynn with Kerry McCarthy;
Khalid Mahmood with Angela Smith; and
Lord Wright of Richmond with Lord Wilson of Tillyorn.

Membership of the UK Delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe was as follows:

RepresentativePartyEuropean political
Sir Roger Gale MP (Leader)ConEC
Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh OBE SNPNR

Lord Anderson of Swansea

Sir David Crausby MPLabSOC
Geraint Davies MPLabEC
Rt Hon Sir Jeffrey Donaldson MPDUPEC
Earl of Dundee ConEC
Baroness Eccles of MoultonConEC
Nigel Evans MPConEC
Rt Hon Cheryl Gillan MPConEC
John Howell MP OBEConEC
Ian Liddell-Grainger MPConEC
Sir Alan MealeLabSOC
Lord PrescottLabSOC
Mark Pritchard MPConEC
Rt Hon Alex SalmondSNPNR
Virendra Sharma MPLabSOC
Rt Hon Dame Rosie Winterton MPLabSOC

SubstitutesPartyEuropean political
Lord BalfeConEC
Rt Hon Lord BlencathraConEC
Rt Hon Liam Byrne MPLabSOC
David T C Davies MPConEC
Baroness Eaton DBEConEC
Suella Fernandes MPConEC
Rt Hon Lord Foulkes of CumnockLabSOC
Baroness Massey of DarwenLabSOC
Kerry McCarthy MPLabSOC
Huw Merriman MPConEC
Ian Murray MPLabSOC
Mary Robinson MPConEC
Paul Scully MPConEC
Angela Smith MPLabSOC
Kelly Tolhurst MPConEC
Phil Wilson MPLabSOC
Lord Wilson of TillyornCBNR
Mike Wood MPConEC

European Political Grouping:

EC - European Conservatives
SOC - Socialist Group
ALDE - EEP/CD Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe