Burma APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 17/11/2021

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To provide democratic change in Burma.

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Recent Documents related to Burma

1. Financial sanctions, Burma
18/02/2021 - Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation
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Found: Guidance Financial sanctions, Burma Burma is currently subject to UK financial sanctions

2. Trade and investment factsheets (partner names beginning with M to O)
12/02/2021 - Department for International Trade
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Found: Myanmar (Burma) This factsheet provides the latest statistics on trade and investment between the

3. Sanctions (EU Exit) (Miscellaneous Amendments) (No. 2) Regulations 2020
15/06/2020 - Secondary Legislation

Found: “payment”. Amendment of the Burma (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 20194.—(1) The Burma (Sanctions) (EU Exit)

03/12/2018 - Early Day Motions

Found: International fact-finding mission on Myanmar (Burma) alleges that crime against humanity and war crimes

5. Burma Campaign UK - written evidence
03/04/2019 - Inquiry: The Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Global media freedom - Foreign Affairs Committee
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Found: Written evidence - Burma Campaign UKWritten Evidence from Burma Campaign UK (GMF0002) Burma Campaign UK works

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Burma

1. Burma (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019
01/05/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: will deal with Guinea-Bissau. The sanctions on Burma aim to encourage the Myanmar security forces to - Speech Link
2: the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Democracy in Burma, a founder of the Jubilee Campaign and patron of - Speech Link

2. Burma: Military Coup
02/02/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: right robustly to condemn the military coup in Burma and the incarceration of Aung San Suu Kyi. However - Speech Link
2: member, has received many messages from within Burma for concerted and robust international action. The - Speech Link
3: My Lords, is the Minister aware that I visited Burma many times to provide aid and advocacy for ethnic - Speech Link

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

1: acknowledge your long-standing support for the people of Burma and their journey towards democracy. I also declare - Speech Link

4. Rohingya Refugee Crisis
20/12/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: gratitude to my co-chair of the APPG on democracy in Burma, the hon. Member for Sutton and Cheam (Paul Scully) - Speech Link
2: in which people are living in the camps in both Burma and Bangladesh. Being with friends and family will - Speech Link
3: the list for repatriation refused to return to Burma as they were too afraid of the current conditions - Speech Link

5. Rohingya Refugees
17/12/2018 - Lords Chamber

1: that we have seen of the Rohingya community in Burma. On the issue of Congress, I am aware of that vote—but - Speech Link
2: prospect of the safe return of Rohingya refugees to Burma. This will remain so until we accept the full findings - Speech Link
3: talk of an agreement having been reached between Burma and Bangladesh in November this year for returns - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Burma
1. Burma: Rohingya
asked by: Lord Bishop of St Albans
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of whether the Rohingya people’s civil and human rights are being upheld in Myanmar.

2. Burma: Rohingya
asked by: Baroness Tonge
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to support the safe and voluntary repatriation of Rohingya refugees to Myanmar.

3. Burma: Rohingya
asked by: Baroness Tonge
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to provide sexual and reproductive health and rights services to Rohingya refugees and the communities hosting those refugees.

4. Burma: Rohingya
asked by: Lord Alton of Liverpool
... published on 10 September.

5. Burma: Rohingya
asked by: Baroness Tonge
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have had with the government of Myanmar about ensuring justice and the voluntary and safe return of Rohingya refugees to Myanmar.

Latest Questions
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8 Current APPG Officers
Rushanara Ali Portrait
Rushanara Ali
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Bethnal Green and Bow
Joined: 30th July 2015
Jeremy Hunt Portrait
Jeremy Hunt
Vice Chair
Conservative - South West Surrey
Joined: 8th April 2020
4 APPG Memberships
Baby Loss , First Do No Harm , Japan , Rohingya
Baroness Goudie Portrait
Baroness Goudie
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 28th September 2017
Baroness Nye Portrait
Baroness Nye
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 8th April 2020
2 APPG Memberships
Golf , Rohingya
Lord Sarfraz Portrait
Lord Sarfraz
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 14th July 2021
3 APPG Memberships
Oman , Saudi Arabia , Sovereign Wealth Funds
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

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

Email: rushanara.ali.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Karin Valtersson, Burma Campaign UK, 110 The Bon Marche Centre, 241-251 Ferndale Road, London SW9 8BJ. Tel: 020 3095 1991

Email: karin.valtersson@burmacampaign.org.uk

No benefits in kind are on record for the Burma APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Burma APPG

Former APPG Officers
Sam Tarry Portrait
Sam Tarry
Vice Chair
Labour - Ilford South
Joined: 8th April 2020
Departed: 2nd June 2021
Paul Scully Portrait
Paul Scully
Conservative - Sutton and Cheam
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Baroness Kinnock of Holyhead Portrait
Baroness Kinnock of Holyhead
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Peter Bottomley Portrait
Peter Bottomley
Vice Chair
Conservative - Worthing West
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
71 APPG Memberships
Adult Education , Afrikan Reparations , Ageing and Older People , Arts and Heritage , Austria , BBC , Black Maternal Health , Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Business Owners , British Overseas Territories , Carbon Monoxide , Citizens Rights , Commonwealth , Cycling and Walking , Dalits , Dark Skies , Democracy and Human Rights in the Gulf , Dentistry and Oral Health , Disability , Domestic Violence and Abuse , Equitable Life Policyholders , Fatherhood , Flags and Heraldry , Gasworks Redevelopment , Global Security and Non-Proliferation , Gypsies, Travellers and Roma , Haemophilia and Contaminated Blood , Haiti , Hospice and End of Life Care , Immigration Detention , Insurance and Financial Services , Internet, Communications and Technology , Ireland and the Irish in Britain , Kosovo , Leasehold and Commonhold Reform , Limits to Growth , Longevity , Media , Music , No Recourse to Public Funds , Olympic and Paralympic Games , Opera , Park Homes , Period Equality , Photography , Race and Community , Religious Education , Republic of Korea , Retail Crime , Road Freight and Logistics , Rowing , Scientific , Scotch Whisky , Sexual and Reproductive Health in the UK , Single Parent Families , Social Enterprise , Social Integration , Social Science and Policy , Social Work , St George's Day , Tibet , Transport Safety , United Nations , United Nations Women , Vascular and Venous Disease , Votes at 16 , Western Rail Link to Heathrow , Western Sahara , Wine and Spirits , Wine of Great Britain , Women in Transport , Youth Affairs
Lord Avebury Portrait
Lord Avebury
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Deceased - 14 February 2016
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 3rd February 2016
No other APPG Memberships