The Association of Professional Political Consultants (APPC) is the self-regulatory and representative body for professional political practitioners. The APPC’s main role is to ensure the highest standards of honesty, integrity and professionalism amongst its members.

The basis for APPC´s self-regulatory regime lies in our members’ adherence to our Code of Conduct and our Register. The Code of Conduct regulates the conduct of members and promotes high ethical standards. The Register of APPC members, their consultants and their clients is updated quarterly and is published on APPC’s website.

Taken together, APPC’s Code and Register provide an effective and transparent regime. Members of both Houses of Parliament, MSPs, AMs, MLAs, officials can be assured that any APPC member company will be honest and ethical. Equally, the APPC’s members’ clients know that they will be advised against any public affairs activity that is unethical or illegal. APPC membership brings clear benefits for both clients and policy-makers.

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