All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG)

The All-Party Parliamentary Group for London as a Global City was established to bring together parliamentarians and London business to promote London’s global position.

LCCI provides the APPG’s secretariat.

The APPG for London as a Global City seeks to make the case for supporting and investing in London’s continued success for the benefit and positioning of Global Britain. 

Its programme of work addresses thematic issues focused on key challenges and opportunities, such as the levelling up agenda, London’s post-pandemic future and our evolving global trading relations. 

New APPG Report: Fostering London's Global City Status

APPG for London as a Global City

27 June 2022

The APPG for London as a Global City has published a report on fostering London's global city status. It explores challenges and recommendations on topics such as the Government’s Levelling Up agenda, developing a skilled workforce and greening London as well as post- pandemic recovery issues.

Download Report

APPG News and Updates

APPG inquiry into London’s global city status

The APPG recently held an inquiry into fostering London’s global position. The call for evidence has now closed. Please contact us via the details below if you have any queries.

APPG launched to promote London’s global role

LCCI is delighted to have supported the launch of the new All-Party Parliamentary Group in July 2021, chaired by Gareth Bacon MP. Read more about its mission and launch here.

APPG Chair

Gareth Bacon MP

Gareth Bacon MP was elected in December 2019 as the Member of Parliament for Orpington. In September 2021 he was appointed Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Department of Work and Pensions. Prior to that he sat on the Public Accounts Committee and the Backbench Business Committee. He was recently appointed to be the Conservative Party Small Business Ambassador for Greater London.

APPG Members

  • Gareth Bacon MP, Member of Parliament for Orpington (Chair)
  • Nickie Aiken MP, Member of Parliament for Cities of London and Westminster
  • Florence Eshalomi MP, Member of Parliament for Vauxhall
  • Dr Rupa Huq MP, Member of Parliament for Ealing Central and Acton
  • Sir Robert Neill MP, Member of Parliament for Bromley and Chislehurst
  • Rt Hon Stephen Timms MP, Member of Parliament for East Ham
  • Lord Michael Hastings of Scarisbrick CBE
  • Lord Jeffrey Mountevans of Chelsea in the County of London


APPG Inaugural Reception

On Monday 6 December 2021 we were joined by guest speakers The Lord Mayor, Paul Scully and Gareth Bacon MP for the inaugural reception of the APPG for London as a Global City. Fantastic to have so many LCCI Members in attendance. Please visit our events calendar for future events.

Get in touch

For more information on the APPG, please contact Esenam Agubretu, Parliamentary and Regulatory Affairs Manager, LCCI.