The All-Party Parliamentary Group on AIDS is a
backbench cross-Party Group of MPs and Peers in the UK Parliament at
MPs and Peers who have joined the Group have done so
because we are concerned about both the devastation that HIV/AIDS is causing in
developing countries and as an issue here in the UK that affects our
We believe that HIV/AIDS is one of the most
serious threats facing the world at the beginning of the 21st century and it is
vital that parliamentarians, in industrialised as well as developing countries,
play our part in addressing the epidemic. In particular we have an important
role in ensuring that laws and policies are respectful of human rights and
promote public health.
website, you can read reports published by the Group, see examples of where we
have raised issues about HIV/AIDS in Parliament and find out how to stay in
touch with our
value very highly the advice, guidance and support that we get from people with HIV, NGOs and
professionals outside Parliament. We hope that this website not only increases the information people can
obtain about the Group, it
also increases the dialogue between politicians and the people who are
coping with the realities of this terrible virus.
The photographs above show the current Officers of the Group
(left to right) David Borrow MP, Francis Maude MP,
Sandra Gidley MP, Baroness Masham, Lord Fowler, Baroness Northover, Jeremy Hunt
MP, Evan Harris MP, and Neil Gerrard MP.