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July 2020 — Extraordinary General Meeting

Minutes of the Extraordinary General Meeting of the All-Party Group on Penal Affairs, held on 14 July 2020, 2pm


Lord Ramsbotham (in the chair)
Paul Maynard MP
Baroness Healy of Primrose Hill
Baroness Masham of Ilton
Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts
Lord Ponsonby
Lord Bradley
Lord Beecham

Mark Day, Clerk, APPG on Penal Affairs
Peter Dawson, Director, Prison Reform Trust

Lord Ramsbotham introduced the meeting and the purpose of the EGM – the election of a new registered chair (co-chair) of the group. He thanked Paul Maynard MP for agreeing to stand for the position. In accordance with APPG rules, the meeting was advertised in the All-Party Notices the preceding week. No further nominations have been received.

The meeting then proceeded to a vote. It was unanimously agreed by those present to appoint Paul Maynard MP as registered chair (co-chair) of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Penal Affairs.