The British-Irish Parliamentary Assembly (BIPA) aims to promote co-operation between political representatives in Britain and Ireland for the benefit of the people they represent.

BIPA’s membership includes representatives from the UK Parliament, the Houses of the Oireachtas, the Scottish Parliament, the Northern Ireland Assembly, the Welsh Assembly, the High Court of Tynwald (Isle of Man) and the States of Guernsey and Jersey. The Assembly was established in 1990.

British-Irish Parliamentary Assembly members

59th British-Irish Parliamentary Assembly, Warwickshire October 2019

Recent press releases

31 Oct 2019, 11.54

British Irish Parliamentary Assembly Committee B calls for European Security Cooperation after Brexit

22 Oct 2019, 09.46

Economic Committee call on Govts to do more to Revitalise the High Streets and Local Business

22 Oct 2019, 09.44

Sovereign Matters Committee call on Govts to prevent Illicit Border Trade through continued co-operation and increased penalties

Find out more

For more information, see the website of the British-Irish Parliamentary Assembly.

Contact details


Paul Stephens
+353 (0) 1 618 3218

Press liaison officer

Petrina Vousden

+353 (0) 1 618 3437

+353 (0) 85 8745 295