Belarus APPG

First Registered: 15/02/2017 • Last updated on: 10/03/2021

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To promote and strengthen relations between the parliaments of Belarus and 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 Belarus

1. Belarus - List of translators and interpreters
21/04/2020 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: Guidance Belarus - List of translators and interpreters The following list

2. Belarus: bereavement: death abroad
25/11/2020 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: Guidance Belarus: bereavement: death abroad Information to help the friends

3. Belarus - List of funeral directors
21/04/2020 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: Belarus - List of funeral directors The following list of funeral directors in Belarus has

4. Political situation in Belarus
07/09/2020 - Early Day Motions

Found: That this House notes that the elections in Belarus on 9 August were neither free nor fair, that millions

5. Trade remedies notice: anti-dumping duty on certain welded tubes and pipes of iron or non-alloy steel originating in Belarus, the People's Republic of China and the Russian Federation
31/12/2020 - Trade Remedies Investigations Directorate (TRID)
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Found: pipes of iron or non-alloy steel originating in Belarus, the People's Republic of China and the Russian

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Belarus

1. Belarus: Presidential Elections
25/09/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: Frankly, hiding his inauguration from the people of Belarus only serves to reinforce his wholesale lack of - Speech Link
2: have already been working with our partners in Belarus to that effect, but we must do more. I have doubled - Speech Link
3: and human rights. That is what we are doing in Belarus, and I commend this Statement to the House.” - Speech Link

2. Belarus
23/02/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: change has resulted in a human rights crisis in Belarus. The Government have been at the head of the international - Speech Link
2: voices, including our voice, so that the people in Belarus can hear them? What are we specifically going to - Speech Link
3: will note that the Association of Journalists in Belarus was given recognition for its work by Canada and - Speech Link

3. Belarus: Presidential Elections
24/09/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: on the situation in Belarus.As the House will recall, on 9 August Belarus held presidential elections - Speech Link
2: the House. It sends a message to the people of Belarus that this whole House stands with them on their - Speech Link

4. Exiting the European Union (Sanctions)
29/04/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: Union (Sanctions) (Republic of Belarus)—That the Republic of Belarus (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations - Speech Link
2: sanctions regimes on chemical weapons, Zimbabwe, Belarus and Syria. In each case, the instrument seeks to - Speech Link
3: suggesting change, if that can be done, in Zimbabwe, Belarus, Syria and so on. I am conscious of the need to - Speech Link

5. Syria (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019
09/05/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, the Republic of Belarus (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 and the - Speech Link
2: and what part we might play in them?On Belarus, the measures include an arms embargo, financial - Speech Link
3: I am also concerned about the sanctions on Belarus. Since they have been imposed, particularly on - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Belarus
1. Belarus
asked by: Catherine West
08/09/2020
... how many FTE staff in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office have been allocated to work dedicated to Belarus in each year since 2015.

2. Belarus
asked by: Tony Lloyd
10/03/2021
... what steps he has taken to pursue the ambition of free and fair elections in Belarus since November 2020; and what assessment he has made of the effect of controls on the capacity of the Government in Belarus to raise capital using (a) the London Stock Exchange and (b) other UK financial institutions.

3. Belarus: Detainees
asked by: Stewart Malcolm McDonald
21/12/2020
... what discussions he has had with his international counterparts on allegations of detained protestors being tortured in Belarus.

4. Belarus: Sanctions
asked by: Sarah Olney
07/12/2020
... what assessment his Department has made of the potential merits of extending the Government's list of sanctions against Belarus officials to all institutions which are assisting the funding of the Belarus regime.

5. Belarus: Elections
asked by: Stephen Farry
08/09/2020
... what representations he has made to the Government of Belarus on the (a) integrity of its 2020 Presidential election and (b) mistreatment of anti-government protesters since that election.

Latest Questions
7 Current APPG Officers
Lord Bowness Portrait
Lord Bowness
Vice Chair
Non-affiliated - Life peer
Joined: 15th February 2017
Lord German Portrait
Lord German
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 15th February 2017
Wayne David Portrait
Wayne David
Vice Chair
Labour - Caerphilly
Joined: 15th February 2017
Daniel Kawczynski Portrait
Daniel Kawczynski
Secretary
Conservative - Shrewsbury and Atcham
Joined: 24th February 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Tony Lloyd MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 1267.

Email: tony.lloyd.mp@parliament.uk

No benefits in kind are on record for the Belarus APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Belarus APPG

Former APPG Officers
John Whittingdale Portrait
John Whittingdale
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Maldon
Joined: 15th February 2017
Departed: 20th May 2020
Stephen Pound Portrait
Stephen Pound
Secretary
Labour - Former Member for Ealing North
Joined: 15th February 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Dan Carden Portrait
Dan Carden
Officer
Labour - Liverpool, Walton
Joined: 21st November 2018
Departed: 23rd October 2019
Paul Farrelly Portrait
Paul Farrelly
Officer
Labour - Former Member for Newcastle-under-Lyme
Joined: 21st November 2018
Departed: 23rd October 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Philip Davies Portrait
Philip Davies
Officer
Conservative - Shipley
Joined: 15th February 2017
Departed: 2nd May 2017