Australia and New Zealand APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 10/03/2021

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To encourage political interest in Australia and New Zealand; to meet with ANZAC politicians who are visiting the UK; to meet with the High Commissioners of Australia and New Zealand; and to discuss Australian, New Zealand and UK Politics.

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 Australia and New Zealand

1. British Retail Consortium - written evidence
31/01/2018 - Inquiry: Trade and the Commonwealth: Australia and New Zealand - International Trade Committee
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Found: of FTAs agreed between the UK and Australia and the UK and New Zealand. Overall consumer welfare in terms

2. Durham University - written evidence
31/01/2018 - Inquiry: Trade and the Commonwealth: Australia and New Zealand - International Trade Committee
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Found: (1) the economic significance of UK-Australia and UK-New Zealand trade (by analysing the impact of the

3. Quality Meat Scotland - written evidence
31/01/2018 - Inquiry: Trade and the Commonwealth: Australia and New Zealand - International Trade Committee
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Found: between Australia, New Zealand and the UK, including the economic significance of UK-Australia and UK-New

4. National Office of Animal Health (NOAH) - written evidence
31/01/2018 - Inquiry: Trade and the Commonwealth: Australia and New Zealand - International Trade Committee
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Found: companies in the UK actively trade with Australia and New Zealand to manufacture and supply veterinary medicines

5. DAIRY UK - written evidence
31/01/2018 - Inquiry: Trade and the Commonwealth: Australia and New Zealand - International Trade Committee
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Found: industry of a free trade agreement with New Zealand and Australia would be marginal. -          An FTA with

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Australia and New Zealand

1. Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (Accession)
17/06/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: Today’s launch of trade negotiations with Australia and New Zealand is an historic moment for this country - Speech Link
2: launched new trade negotiations with four different countries—the US, Japan, Australia and New Zealand—on top - Speech Link

2. European Union (Definition of Treaties) (Strategic Partnership Agreement) (Canada) Order 2018
18/07/2018 - Grand Committee

1: (Definition of Treaties) (Framework Agreement) (Australia) Order 2018 and the European Union (Definition - Speech Link
2: and 26 June 2018. The EU-Australia Framework Agreement and the EU-New Zealand Partnership Agreement on - Speech Link
3: other agreements are similar. The agreement with Australia includes discussing problems around the proliferation - Speech Link

3. British Citizens Abroad: FCO Help to Return Home
24/03/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: changed our travel advice again because of the rate of new border restrictions. We strongly advise British people - Speech Link
2: stranded in Argentina, Honduras, Venezuela, Australia, New Zealand, India, Peru and Egypt have much in common: - Speech Link
3: I have explained what we are doing in Australia and New Zealand. My right hon. Friend is right, and I - Speech Link

4. Future Free Trade Agreements
21/02/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: potential future free trade agreements: Australia, New Zealand, US and a comprehensive and progressive - Speech Link
2: potential future free trade agreements: Australia, New Zealand, US and a comprehensive and progressive - Speech Link
3: some progress. I will give way again shortly.New opportunities are clearly available to the United - Speech Link

5. Oral Answers to Questions
08/10/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: from seven in the EU-Japan deal to up to 70 in our new agreement, from Cornish clotted cream to Scotch beef - Speech Link
2: lamb is some of the best in the world, and in the new Japan trade deal, Welsh lamb will be recognised as - Speech Link
3: scrutiny process, comparable with Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Japan. That will mean the International - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Australia and New Zealand
1. Australia and New Zealand: Emigration
asked by: Lord Pendry
17/09/2020
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have had with the governments of Australia and New Zealand about those governments' policies aimed at encouraging UK skilled workers and their families to settle in those countries; and what estimate they have made of the cost to HM Treasury of the emigration of such workers.

2. New Zealand: Coronavirus
asked by: Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth
08/04/2020
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to support UK citizens who are seeking to return to the UK from New Zealand who are affected by that country's lockdown due to COVID-19.

3. New Zealand: Coronavirus
asked by: Nadia Whittome
21/04/2020
... what steps he is taking to ensure that British nationals in New Zealand are able to contact and receive support from the Consulate in New Zealand during the covid-19 outbreak.

4. Drugs: New Zealand
asked by: Gareth Thomas
18/12/2020
... with her New Zealand counterpart on pharmaceutical patent extensions; and if she will make a statement.

5. New Zealand: Coronavirus
asked by: Baroness Humphreys
05/05/2020
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what are the current arrangements for UK citizens awaiting repatriation from New Zealand.

Latest Questions
26 Current APPG Officers
Paul Beresford Portrait
Paul Beresford
Vice Chair
Conservative - Mole Valley
Joined: 30th July 2015
Viscount Simon Portrait
Viscount Simon
Vice Chair
Labour - Excepted Hereditary
Joined: 7th August 2020
Deidre Brock Portrait
Deidre Brock
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - Edinburgh North and Leith
Joined: 30th July 2015
Lord Purvis of Tweed Portrait
Lord Purvis of Tweed
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 10th October 2018
Gareth Johnson Portrait
Gareth Johnson
Vice Chair
Conservative - Dartford
Joined: 24th February 2020
Mary Robinson Portrait
Mary Robinson
Vice Chair
Conservative - Cheadle
Joined: 24th February 2020
Lord Shinkwin Portrait
Lord Shinkwin
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 24th February 2020
Angela Richardson Portrait
Angela Richardson
Vice Chair
Conservative - Guildford
Joined: 24th February 2020
1 APPG Membership
South Western Railway
Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne Portrait
Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 24th February 2020
Lord Snape Portrait
Lord Snape
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 24th February 2020
Sheryll Murray Portrait
Sheryll Murray
Vice Chair
Conservative - South East Cornwall
Joined: 10th March 2021
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Andrew Rosindell MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 8475.

Email: andrew.rosindell.mp@parliament.uk

No benefits in kind are on record for the Australia and New Zealand APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Australia and New Zealand APPG

Former APPG Officers
Roger Godsiff Portrait
Roger Godsiff
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Birmingham, Hall Green
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Dodds of Duncairn Portrait
Lord Dodds of Duncairn
Vice Chair
Democratic Unionist Party - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Baroness Golding Portrait
Baroness Golding
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
Michelle Donelan Portrait
Michelle Donelan
Vice Chair
Conservative - Chippenham
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
1 APPG Membership
Family Business
Andrew Percy Portrait
Andrew Percy
Secretary
Conservative - Brigg and Goole
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 29th August 2018
Lord Dodds of Duncairn Portrait
Lord Dodds of Duncairn
Vice Chair
Democratic Unionist Party - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships