Bangladesh APPG

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

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To foster a greater understanding of the country of Bangladesh and provide a conduit for the Bangladeshi community here in the UK.

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 Bangladesh

1. Bangladesh - list of medical facilities
04/04/2020 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: Bangladesh - list of medical facilities list of medical facilities in Bangladesh

2. Celebrating the 50th anniversary of Bangladesh’s independence
23/03/2021 - Early Day Motions

Found: their lives for the freedom and independence of Bangladesh and its citizens; commends and recognises the

3. Bangladesh: information for victims of rape and sexual assault
13/01/2020 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: Guidance Bangladesh: information for victims of rape and sexual assault Information

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

5. Bangladesh: country policy and information notes
07/05/2019 - UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI)
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Found: protection and/or internally relocate within Bangladesh. Back to Contents 1.2 Points to note

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Bangladesh

1. Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh
13/02/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: Rohingya crisis response in both Bangladesh and Myanmar. In Bangladesh, our assistance includes the provision - Speech Link
2: agree that DfID’s commitment to the Rohingya in Bangladesh has been tremendous. On Tuesday, along with the - Speech Link
3: leading donors and work with the Government of Bangladesh to come up with longer-term planning for the - Speech Link

2. Rohingya Humanitarian Crisis: Covid-19
03/11/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: that the Rohingya are recent immigrants from Bangladesh are simply untrue. I say that because, when we - Speech Link
2: and access to services. The UK must urge the Bangladesh authorities to review urgently their approach - Speech Link
3: approximately 1 million Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, a country already facing significant challenges - Speech Link

3. Rohingya: Monsoon Season
08/05/2018 - Westminster Hall

1: hits Bangladesh. Nearly 1 million Rohingya refugees who have fled Burma are in camps in Bangladesh. During - Speech Link
2: came; they are now in a sort of no man’s land in Bangladesh, and children are obviously particularly vulnerable - Speech Link
3: raised more than £30,000 through the Cardiff Bangladesh Association, spearheaded by my Labour colleague - Speech Link

4. Burma: Humanitarian Situation
13/09/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: been killed, with a further 700,000 displaced in Bangladesh. Those numbers are horrendous, given that it - Speech Link
2: debate on Burma.Over the last year, Burma, Bangladesh and the Rohingya crisis has been a priority area - Speech Link
3: the development programmes that we fund in both Bangladesh and Burma, but there is the crucial question - Speech Link

5. Myanmar: Rohingya Minority
16/04/2018 - Westminster Hall

1: Report of the International Development Committee, Bangladesh and Burma: the Rohingya crisis, HC 504, and the - Speech Link
2: in democracy and human rights. It has led to Bangladesh, which is one of the poorest countries in the - Speech Link
3: those people are now in camps in Bangladesh.While Bangladesh was very generous in opening its - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Bangladesh
1. Bangladesh: Rohingya
asked by: Lisa Cameron
02/06/2020
... what assessment she has made of effect of the Bangladeshi Government’s internet restrictions in Rohingya refugee camps on the ability of human rights organisations to respond to the covid-19 pandemic.

2. Bangladesh: Rohingya
asked by: Rushanara Ali
18/05/2020
... what recent steps her Department has taken to ensure the effective delivery of humanitarian assistance to Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh.

3. Bangladesh: Rohingya
asked by: Rushanara Ali
19/05/2020
... what assessment he has made on the Rohingya refugees currently still stranded at sea in the Bay of Bengal.

4. Bangladesh: Coronavirus
asked by: Apsana Begum
27/07/2020
... whether she plans to allocate additional funding to help tackle the covid-19 outbreak in Bangladesh.

5. Clothing: Bangladesh
asked by: Stephen Timms
07/09/2020
... what further discussions she has had since 21 May 2020 with UK retailers on payments to garment manufacturers in Bangladesh for products supplied during the covid-19 pandemic; and if she will make a statement.

Latest Questions
11 Current APPG Officers
Rushanara Ali Portrait
Rushanara Ali
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Bethnal Green and Bow
Joined: 30th July 2015
Tom Hunt Portrait
Tom Hunt
Vice Chair
Conservative - Ipswich
Joined: 8th April 2020
Mohammad Yasin Portrait
Mohammad Yasin
Vice Chair
Labour - Bedford
Joined: 8th April 2020
Shabana Mahmood Portrait
Shabana Mahmood
Vice Chair
Labour - Birmingham, Ladywood
Joined: 8th April 2020
1 APPG Membership
Commonwealth Games
Lord Dholakia Portrait
Lord Dholakia
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 8th April 2020
Tahir Ali Portrait
Tahir Ali
Vice Chair
Labour - Birmingham, Hall Green
Joined: 8th April 2020
Lord Bilimoria Portrait
Lord Bilimoria
Vice Chair
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 5th November 2019
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Rushanara Ali MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 7200.

Email: rushanara.ali.mp@parliament.uk

No benefits in kind are on record for the Bangladesh APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Bangladesh APPG

Former APPG Officers
None Portrait
Baroness Tonge
Vice Chair
Joined: 21st November 2018
Departed: 27th January 2021
Anne Main Portrait
Anne Main
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Former Member for St Albans
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Jim Fitzpatrick Portrait
Jim Fitzpatrick
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Poplar and Limehouse
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Paul Scully Portrait
Paul Scully
Vice Chair
Conservative - Sutton and Cheam
Joined: 12th October 2016
Departed: 5th November 2019
Jonathan Reynolds Portrait
Jonathan Reynolds
Vice Chair
Labour (Co-op) - Stalybridge and Hyde
Joined: 12th October 2016
Departed: 5th November 2019
Nic Dakin Portrait
Nic Dakin
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Scunthorpe
Joined: 21st November 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
None Portrait
Viscount Waverley
Vice Chair
Joined: 21st November 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
Theresa Villiers Portrait
Theresa Villiers
Vice Chair
Conservative - Chipping Barnet
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 23rd October 2019
Will Quince Portrait
Will Quince
Vice Chair
Conservative - Colchester
Joined: 21st November 2018
Departed: 27th March 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Ahmed Portrait
Lord Ahmed
Treasurer
Non-affiliated - Retired on 14 November 2020
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 10th October 2018
No other APPG Memberships
Mark Field Portrait
Mark Field
Vice Chair
Conservative - Former Member for Cities of London and Westminster
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Simon Danczuk Portrait
Simon Danczuk
Vice Chair
Independent - Former Member for Rochdale
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships