Alternative Dispute Resolution APPG

First Registered: 23/12/2015 • Last updated on: 10/03/2021

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To help change the culture of dispute resolution in the country by providing a valuable forum within Parliament to discuss the latest developments in Alternative Dispute Resolution and to promote its wider use.

Note: All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPGs) are informal, cross-party groups formed by MPs and Members of the House of Lords who share a common interest in a particular policy area, region or country. APPGs have no official status within Parliament.


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Recent Documents related to Alternative Dispute Resolution

1. Use Alternative Dispute Resolution to settle a tax dispute
08/07/2019 - HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC)
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Found: Use Alternative Dispute Resolution to settle a tax dispute - GOV.UK

2. Rail sector: modifying complaints handling so as to mandate Alternative Dispute Resolution scheme membership
02/01/2019 - Office of Rail and Road (ORR)
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Found: complaints handling so as to mandate Alternative Dispute Resolution scheme membership - GOV.UK

3. Compliance checks: alternative dispute resolution - CC/FS21
14/05/2019 - HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC)
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Found: Compliance checks: alternative dispute resolution - CC/FS21 - GOV.UK

4. Statutory licence modification: membership of the alternative dispute resolution scheme
30/07/2019 - Office of Rail and Road (ORR)
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Found: licence modification: membership of the alternative dispute resolution scheme - GOV.UK

5. Alternative Dispute Resolution requirements and draft licence modification
03/01/2019 - Office of Rail and Road (ORR)
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Found: Alternative Dispute Resolution requirements and draft licence modification

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Alternative Dispute Resolution

1. Consumer Rights Act 2015 and Consumer Ombudsman Scheme
11/02/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: they can go to an ombudsman or other alternative dispute resolution (ADR) provider.”—[Official Report, - Speech Link
2: company can refuse to participate in an alternative dispute resolution process. Even though it may be in the - Speech Link
3: R&J Leather on 22 August, offering alternative dispute resolution. Again, the company declined to accept - Speech Link

2. Alternative Dispute Resolution for Consumer Disputes (Extension of Time Limits for Legal Proceedings) (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020
16/09/2020 - Grand Committee

1: the Grand Committee do consider the Alternative Dispute Resolution for Consumer Disputes (Extension of - Speech Link
2: resolve disputes with traders directly. Where resolution cannot be achieved directly with the business - Speech Link
3: unresolved most consumers would still prefer an alternative to formal litigation. The eight-week grace period - Speech Link

3. Data Protection Bill [HL]
21/05/2018 - Lords Chamber

1: Clause— “Effectiveness of the media’s dispute resolution procedures (1) The Secretary of State - Speech Link
2: Clause— “Effectiveness of the media’s dispute resolution procedures (1) The Secretary of State - Speech Link
3: the availability and effectiveness of alternative dispute resolution procedures, including IPSO’s new mandatory - Speech Link

4. Sharia Law Courts
02/05/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: into the form of alternative dispute resolution provided by Sharia councils? The Resolution distinguishes - Speech Link
2: the all-party parliamentary group on alternative dispute resolution. I also commend my hon. Friend the - Speech Link
3: justice system, including the use of non-court dispute resolution services such as mediation, and for the law - Speech Link

5. Apologies
01/12/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: the heart of the Bill lies within the dispute resolution and dispute prevention system. I will also say - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Alternative Dispute Resolution
1. Dispute Resolution
asked by: Lyn Brown
09/10/2017
... what his Department's definition is of direct jurisdiction.

2. Construction: Dispute Resolution
asked by: Alexander Stafford
20/01/2021
... to improve the dispute resolution framework in construction industry.

3. Consumers: Dispute Resolution
asked by: Martyn Day
22/10/2018
... if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of the mandatory participation in alternative dispute resolution being extended to cover non-regulated markets.

4. Succession: Dispute Resolution
asked by: Grahame Morris
14/09/2018
... if he will assess the potential merits of alternative dispute resolution mechanisms in relation to inheritance estate dispute cases in the civil court.

5. Business: Dispute Resolution
asked by: Tom Brake
19/07/2018
... what dispute resolution mechanism and other means of redress will be available to businesses once the UK has left the European Union.

Latest Questions
5 Current APPG Officers
John Howell Portrait
John Howell
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Henley
Joined: 23rd December 2015
Alberto Costa Portrait
Alberto Costa
Secretary
Conservative - South Leicestershire
Joined: 23rd December 2015
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

John Howell MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 6676.

Email: howelljm@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Lewis Johnston, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, 12 Bloomsbury Square, London WC1A 2LP. Tel: 020 7421 7483

Email: ljohnston@ciarb.org

Secretariat:

Chartered Institute of Arbitrators acts as the group's secretariat. http://www.ciarb.org/

Group's Website:

http://www.ciarb.org/policy/uk-appg-on-adr/

Benefits in Kind
Date
13 Jan 2021
Source
Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
Description
Secretariat   From : 13/01/2021 To : 12/01/2022
Value
£4,501
Date
13 Jan 2020
Source
Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
Description
Secretariat   From : 13/01/2020 To : 12/01/2021
Value
£4,501
Date
6 Sep 2019
Source
Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
Description
Secretariat   From : 06/09/2019 To : 05/09/2020
Value
£4,501
Date
17 Aug 2019
Source
Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
Description
Visit to Singapore   From : 17/08/2019 To : 24/08/2019
Value
£13,501
Date
6 Sep 2018
Source
Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
Description
Secretariat   From : 06/09/2018 To : 05/09/2019
Value
£4,501
Date
6 Sep 2017
Source
Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
Description
Secretariat   From : 06/09/2017 To : 05/09/2018
Value
£1,501
Date
1 Jan 2017
Source
Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
Description
Secretariat   From : 30/01/2017 To : 31/12/2017
Value
£1,501
Date
17 Nov 2015
Source
Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
Description
Secretariat   From : 17/11/2015 To : 31/12/2015
Value
£1,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Alternative Dispute Resolution APPG

Former APPG Officers
Robert Neill Portrait
Robert Neill
Vice Chair
Conservative - Bromley and Chislehurst
Joined: 23rd December 2015
Departed: 27th January 2021
Bambos Charalambous Portrait
Bambos Charalambous
Officer
Labour - Enfield, Southgate
Joined: 24th February 2020
Departed: 27th January 2021
Alex Chalk Portrait
Alex Chalk
Officer
Conservative - Cheltenham
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 27th January 2021
Lord Low of Dalston Portrait
Lord Low of Dalston
Officer
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 24th February 2020
Departed: 27th January 2021
Robert Neill Portrait
Robert Neill
Vice Chair
Conservative - Bromley and Chislehurst
Joined: 23rd December 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
Craig Mackinlay Portrait
Craig Mackinlay
Treasurer
Conservative - South Thanet
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
George Kerevan Portrait
George Kerevan
Treasurer
Scottish National Party - Former Member for East Lothian
Joined: 15th February 2017
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Nick Thomas-Symonds Portrait
Nick Thomas-Symonds
Officer
Labour - Torfaen
Joined: 15th February 2017
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Jeff Smith Portrait
Jeff Smith
Officer
Labour - Manchester, Withington
Joined: 15th February 2017
Departed: 2nd May 2017
David Hanson Portrait
David Hanson
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Delyn
Joined: 23rd December 2015
Departed: 6th January 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Victoria Prentis Portrait
Victoria Prentis
Officer
Conservative - Banbury
Joined: 23rd December 2015
Departed: 6th January 2017
2 APPG Memberships
Child and Youth Crime , Social Media