Albania APPG

First Registered: 12/10/2016 • Last updated on: 14/07/2021

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To help bilateral relations between the UK and Albania and improve parliamentary relations.

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 Albania

1. Donor Programming in Albania in Other (Non-justice and Security) Sectors Relevant to Organised Crime
17/01/2020 - Department for International Development
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Found: Helpdesk Report Donor programming in Albania in other (non - justice and security) sectors

2. Trade and investment factsheets (partner names beginning with A or B)
12/02/2021 - Department for International Trade
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Found: Albania This factsheet provides the latest statistics on trade and investment between the UK and

3. Albania: country policy and information notes
03/12/2019 - UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI)
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Found: Country Policy and Information Note Albania: Background information, including actors of protection

4. Albania: country policy and information notes
03/12/2019 - UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI)
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Found: Country Policy and Information Note Albania: Ethnic minority groups Version 3

5. Albania: country policy and information notes
03/12/2019 - UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI)
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Found: Albania: Sexual orientation and gender identity

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Albania

1. European Union (Approvals) Bill
25/10/2017 - Lords Chamber

1: decisions will enable two countries, the Republic of Albania and the Republic of Serbia, to be granted observer - Speech Link
2: Clearly, it is a good thing to enable Serbia and Albania to become observers in the Fundamental Rights Agency - Speech Link
3: opportunity provided by the Bill to pave the way for Albania and Serbia to become observers in the work of the - Speech Link

2. European Union (Approvals) Bill
10/10/2017 - Commons Chamber

1: decisions will enable two countries, the Republic of Albania and the Republic of Serbia, to be granted observer - Speech Link
2: relation to the participation of the Republics of Albania and Serbia as observers in the work of the Agency - Speech Link
3: prosperous Europe than the granting to Serbia and Albania of observer status in the European Union’s Fundamental - Speech Link

3. European Union (Approvals) Bill
04/07/2017 - Commons Chamber

1: decisions will enable two countries, the Republic of Albania and the Republic of Serbia, to be granted observer - Speech Link
2: awareness on fundamental rights in the EU.Albania was granted EU candidate status in June 2014. The - Speech Link
3: Agency should help Albania and Serbia to reform in the areas we are discussing. Albania and Serbia should - Speech Link

4. European Union–Western Balkans Summit
02/07/2019 - Grand Committee

1: open accession talks with North Macedonia and Albania.I said in an earlier debate, in January - Speech Link
2: Slovenia and Croatia have joined the EU and NATO, Albania and Montenegro are NATO states and Serbia has candidate - Speech Link
3: accession negotiations with North Macedonia and Albania. The noble Baroness, Lady Anelay, asked questions - Speech Link

5. Foreign National Offenders: Prison Transfers
19/02/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: 550. In joint fifth, sixth and seventh place are Albania, Lithuania and Pakistan with about 475 each. No - Speech Link
2: compulsory for them to go back. Those six countries are Albania, Ghana, Libya, Nigeria, Rwanda and Somaliland. - Speech Link
3: in first place, with the highest number, then Albania, Romania, Ireland, Jamaica, Lithuania, Pakistan - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Albania
1. Asylum: Albania
asked by: Baroness Doocey
10/12/2020
...To ask Her Majesty's Government how many unaccompanied Albanian children have been granted discretionary leave to remain in each of the last three years.

2. Asylum: Albania
asked by: Baroness Doocey
10/12/2020
...To ask Her Majesty's Government how many unaccompanied Albanian children have claimed asylum in the UK in each of the last three years.

3. Albania: Coronavirus
asked by: Matthew Offord
26/05/2021
... what practical assistance his Department is providing to the residents of Camp Ashraf 3 in Albania in tackling the covid-19 pandemic.

4. Albania: Elections
asked by: John Howell
28/06/2021
... whether he plans to make an assessment of the implications for his policies of the elections in Albania of April 2021 following the observations made at the Council of Europe on 21 June 2021.

5. Albania: Slavery
asked by: Jim Cunningham
05/06/2019
... what steps his Department is taking to tackle the causes of modern slavery in Albania.

Latest Questions
10 Current APPG Officers
Lord Bowness Portrait
Lord Bowness
Vice Chair
Non-affiliated - Life peer
Joined: 12th October 2016
Mark Pritchard Portrait
Mark Pritchard
Vice Chair
Conservative - The Wrekin
Joined: 28th September 2017
Lia Nici Portrait
Lia Nici
Vice Chair
Conservative - Great Grimsby
Joined: 24th February 2020
Michael Fabricant Portrait
Michael Fabricant
Vice Chair
Conservative - Lichfield
Joined: 10th March 2021
3 APPG Memberships
North Macedonia , Waterways , Woods and Trees
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Martin Vickers MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 7212.

Email: martin.vickers.mp@parliament.uk

No benefits in kind are on record for the Albania APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Albania APPG

Former APPG Officers
Lyn Brown Portrait
Lyn Brown
Vice Chair
Labour - West Ham
Joined: 24th February 2020
Departed: 27th January 2021
John Whittingdale Portrait
John Whittingdale
Vice Chair
Conservative - Maldon
Joined: 10th October 2018
Departed: 27th January 2021
2 APPG Memberships
Dark Skies , Nuclear Energy
John Grogan Portrait
John Grogan
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Former Member for Keighley
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Madeleine Moon Portrait
Madeleine Moon
Vice-Chair
Labour - Former Member for Bridgend
Joined: 12th October 2016
Departed: 29th August 2018
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Dykes Portrait
Lord Dykes
Vice-Chair
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 29th August 2018