I have variously commented on the growth in the number of all-party groups. Some are extremely active and some are not. With it being the start of a new Parliament, established groups are holding their AGMs and proposed new groups are holding inaugural meetings.
I went to the AGM of one all-party group at lunchtime. It was being held in a small meeting room in Portcullis House. When I arrived, there were three MPs in the room. However, they were just concluding a meeting and left. I was the only person in the room. No one else turned up. Not an auspicious start….