Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the UK (CANZUK) APPG

First Registered: 24/09/2020 • Last updated on: 10/03/2021

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To encourage interest in the political concept of CANZUK; promote CANZUK among UK parliamentarians; meet with interested politicians, commentators, academics and political figures visiting the UK from Canada, Australia, and New Zealand; promote research and policy ideas around CANZUK; and discuss Canadian, 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 Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the UK (CANZUK)

1. Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the UK (CANZUK)
24/09/2020 - APPGs

Found: political concept of CANZUK; promote CANZUK among UK parliamentarians; meet with interested politicians

2. Establish free movement & trade agreements with Canada, Australia & New Zealand
13/10/2020 - Petitions

Found: As the UK concludes its transition period with the EU, the government should seek new diplomatic arrangements

3. Lubrizol - written evidence
31/01/2018 - Inquiry: Trade and the Commonwealth: Australia and New Zealand - International Trade Committee
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Found: regulationIn New Zealand and Australia there is a focus on notification/registration as it relates to new substances

4. Make the UK join join a free trade agreement with Canada, Australia, New Zealand
05/02/2021 - Petitions

Found: agreement called CANZUK, with Canada, Australia, New Zealand and he UK to make one large country with

5. 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: Summary UK consumers could expect to be beneficiaries of FTAs agreed between the UK and Australia and the

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the UK (CANZUK)

1. Global Britain
16/06/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: conference—COP26—which we will host in Glasgow.The UK possesses the third biggest aid budget and diplomatic - Speech Link
2: the full DFID budget will be ring-fenced in the new Department? Will there be no loss of DFID staff numbers - Speech Link

2. Global Britain
30/01/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: that beacon championing the values for which the UK has long been known. From our abolition of the corn - Speech Link
2: just made, very eloquently? CANZUK—consisting of Canada, Australia, New Zealand and ourselves—has the potential - Speech Link
3: relationships with allies such as Canada, New Zealand and Australia fundamentally became less close. We - Speech Link

3. Commonwealth
28/03/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: for not being able to take part. He is en route to New York—indeed, he may already have arrived—to represent - Speech Link
2: Minister, the noble Lord, Lord Bates, as to how the UK is responding to that disaster. As usual, DfID has - Speech Link
3: found that in the Asia-Pacific region, Australia, New Zealand and a number of other Commonwealth countries - Speech Link

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

1: of Treaties) (Strategic Partnership Agreement) (Canada) Order 2018, the European Union (Definition of - Speech Link
2: ministerial, official and expert level.The EU-Canada Strategic Partnership Agreement will enhance political - Speech Link

5. 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

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the UK (CANZUK)
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
11 Current APPG Officers
Paul Bristow Portrait
Paul Bristow
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Peterborough
Joined: 24th September 2020
Dehenna Davison Portrait
Dehenna Davison
Vice Chair
Conservative - Bishop Auckland
Joined: 24th September 2020
Antony Higginbotham Portrait
Antony Higginbotham
Vice Chair
Conservative - Burnley
Joined: 24th September 2020
Imran Ahmad Khan Portrait
Imran Ahmad Khan
Vice Chair
Conservative - Wakefield
Joined: 24th September 2020
Bob Seely Portrait
Bob Seely
Vice Chair
Conservative - Isle of Wight
Joined: 24th September 2020
Baroness Stroud Portrait
Baroness Stroud
Officer
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 24th September 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Paul Bristow MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 3690 .

Email: paul.bristow.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Asa Mallon, CalComms, 15th Floor, Millbank Tower, 21-24 Millbank, London SW1P 4QP . Tel: 07938 000 718

Email: asa@calcomms.co.uk

Secretariat:

CalComms acts as the group's secretariat. https://calcomms.co.uk/

Benefits in Kind
Date
10 Sep 2020
Source
Secretariat
Description
CalComms   From : 10/09/2020 To : 09/09/2021
Value
£13,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the UK (CANZUK) APPG