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To submit your Responses to the Questions for Conference go here:

Conference Questions 2024 Online Feedback Form

The General Service Conference means both:

  • The service structure of AA groups, Intergroups, Regions, GSC and GSB
  • The annual meeting of Conference delegates

The General Service Conference is the practical means by which the Group conscience in Britain can express itself in matters that concern the Fellowship as a whole. The existence of Conference is moreover a guarantee that the Fellowship will be able to function under all conditions. It is, in effect, the successor to the founders of AA, ensuring the continuity of the work within the framework of the Twelve Traditions.

Recommendations from the General Service Conference

The recommendations from the General Service Conference which is usually held in April  are available in the Summer Edition of AA Service News and.the full Conference report. The report can be found  on the AA GB website in the Members area Document Library under Conference Reports and Background. Follow this link for the Document Library: Document Library | Alcoholics Anonymous – Great Britain (


Questions for Conference

Questions for Conference  can be submitted to the General Service Office until August 31st.

If you, or your group or intergroup have a question that is relevant for AA as a whole and ought to be discussed by the entire fellowship send it directly to the General Service Office.  The Questions can then be considered for the next General Service Conference. The Questions for Conference will be published via the AA Service News and on the AA GB website in the Members area Document Library under Conference Reports and Background. The yearly Conference usually takes place at the start of April. .

For more information on how to submit a question for Conference please consult the pamphlet General Service Conference – The Conscience of AA GB – PDF  or contact the CER Delegates at

For more information on the Conference process refer to the following documents:

Each year, topics/questions are submitted to the Conference Steering Committee for inclusion in the Conference agenda. Submissions can be made by individual members, Groups, Intergroups, Regions or Board Trustees.

The accepted topics/questions will be published in AA Service News and on the AA GB website. This starts the process of individuals, Groups, Intergroups and Regions discussing the topics/questions, the outcome of which is taken to Conference by the Conference delegates.

Yearly  key dates:


  • Early December – Conference Questions will be published
  • Early April is when we usually we have our  – General Service Conference in York, UK


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