Britain-Pakistan Trade and Tourism APPG

First Registered: 31/07/2019 • Last updated on: 10/03/2021

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To ensure that trade and relations between Britain and Pakistan are considered and promoted cross-party and across both Houses; and to advance the benefits of tourism between Pakistan and 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 Britain-Pakistan Trade and Tourism

1. Britain-Pakistan Trade and Tourism
31/07/2019 - APPGs

Found: ensure that trade and relations between Britain and Pakistan are considered and promoted cross-party

2. To take Pakistan off the travel 'Red List'
05/04/2021 - Petitions

Found: Remove Pakistan from the travel 'Red List'. Recent medical evidence shows countries not on the list eg

3. MP_Financial_Information object (8513)
11/01/2020 - MP Financial Interests

Found: total £1,710
Destination of visit: Kashmir, Pakistan
Dates of visit: 15-17 September 2019
Purpose

4. Policy paper: Connected Growth
05/04/2019 - Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
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Found: Tourism Royal Pavilion Gardens, Brighton © Historic England Archive Connected Growth: Manual for Places

5. VisitBritain - written evidence
13/11/2018 - Inquiry: Global Britain and India - Foreign Affairs Committee
- View source

Found: VisitBritain  Written evidence from VisitBritain (GBI0027) Tourism is currently worth £126.9 billion to Britain’s

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Britain-Pakistan Trade and Tourism

1. Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Departmental Spending
07/07/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: it is imperative that we build back better for Britain, with a more inclusive, productive and sustainable - Speech Link
2: that respect. Equally, although I recognise the trade-offs that exist when providing support at pace, - Speech Link

2. The Modern Commonwealth: Opportunities and Challenges
07/03/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: Report of the Foreign Affairs Committee, Global Britain and the 2018 Commonwealth Summit, HC 831, and the - Speech Link
2: There have been trips to Fiji, the Seychelles, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. The CPA was also very much involved - Speech Link
3: Speaker, and the last point I want to make involves trade and Brexit. The Commonwealth is not the solution - Speech Link

3. International Trade Opportunities
07/07/2016 - Lords Chamber

1: House takes note of the global opportunities for trade and of the case for Her Majesty’s Government having - Speech Link
2: the single market and that we negotiate the best trade relationships with the EU. I have every confidence - Speech Link

4. Electricity (Risk-Preparedness) (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020
03/11/2020 - Grand Committee

1: system after the transition period.Great Britain has a reliable energy system, and maintaining a - Speech Link
2: last decade, which have caused huge problems in Pakistan, Canada, America, Turkey and the Philippines, - Speech Link
3: Iceland’s ability to attract a worldwide tourist trade.However, there are now dark clouds on the - Speech Link

5. Air Passenger Duty
10/07/2018 - Westminster Hall

1: flights—causes for our economy more generally, for our tourism industry and for connectivity within and outwith - Speech Link
2: detriment to our country, our economy and our tourism industry? Yes, it does.I pay tribute to - Speech Link
3: put those figures forward to suggest that the UK tourism industry is in a bad place; it is not—we rank fifth - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Britain-Pakistan Trade and Tourism
1. Tourism: Trade Competitiveness
asked by: Lord Taylor of Warwick
04/03/2019
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to ensure that the UK will remain competitive in the tourism sector in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

2. Trade Agreements: Pakistan
asked by: James Daly
29/03/2021
... what progress her Department has made on negotiating a free trade agreement with Pakistan.

3. Pakistan: Arms Trade
asked by: Ann Clwyd
11/01/2019
... (ii) human rights defenders and (iii) peaceful civilians in that country.

4. Britain First
asked by: Paula Sherriff
19/02/2018
... what assessment she has made of the threat level of the group Britain First; and if she will make a statement.

5. Festival of Britain
asked by: Lord Porter of Spalding
28/01/2020
... about the role of councils in the upcoming Festival of Britain.

Latest Questions
10 Current APPG Officers
Baroness Warsi Portrait
Baroness Warsi
Co-Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 31st July 2019
Lord Hussain Portrait
Lord Hussain
Secretary
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 31st July 2019
Sam Tarry Portrait
Sam Tarry
Vice Chair
Labour - Ilford South
Joined: 4th November 2020
Tracy Brabin Portrait
Tracy Brabin
Vice Chair
Labour (Co-op) - Batley and Spen
Joined: 31st July 2019
Baroness Sheehan Portrait
Baroness Sheehan
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 4th November 2020
Tahir Ali Portrait
Tahir Ali
Vice Chair
Labour - Birmingham, Hall Green
Joined: 4th November 2020
3 APPG Memberships
Bangladesh , Hajj and Umrah , Palestine
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Afzal Khan MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 3570.

Email: afzal.khan.mp@parliament.uk

No benefits in kind are on record for the Britain-Pakistan Trade and Tourism APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Britain-Pakistan Trade and Tourism APPG

Former APPG Officers
James Frith Portrait
James Frith
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Bury North
Joined: 31st July 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Paula Sherriff Portrait
Paula Sherriff
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Dewsbury
Joined: 31st July 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Barry Gardiner Portrait
Barry Gardiner
Vice Chair
Labour - Brent North
Joined: 31st July 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
Faisal Rashid Portrait
Faisal Rashid
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Warrington South
Joined: 31st July 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Mohammad Yasin Portrait
Mohammad Yasin
Vice Chair
Labour - Bedford
Joined: 31st July 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019