Record Details

NGOCommonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA)
AddressCommonwealth Parliamentary Association UK Branch, Westminster Hall, Houses of Parliament, London, SW1A 0AA
Telephone020 72195373
Background InformationThe Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) seeks "to promote knowledge and understanding about parliamentary democracy and respect for the rule of law and individual rights and freedoms". The Association has a membership consisting of the parliaments and legislatures of the British Commonwealth, having expanded from an original base of just Britain and the self-governing Dominions. Within the UK, membership is drawn from members of the Houses of Parliament. The CPA's international secretariat is also based in London. Charity no. 1095118, company no. 04606846. Sources:;
Year Created1911
Other Names / Antecedent BodiesEmpire Parliamentary Association (1911-1949)
Related OrganisationsCommonwealth Parliamentary Association (international secretariat)
KeywordsGovernance and citizenship; Human rights and civil liberties; International relations and international affairs; Politics and political ideologies.
Last Edited ByJRM at 08/06/2007 17:18:52