Caribbean APPG

First Registered: 15/02/2017 • Last updated on: 25/08/2021

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To encourage political interest in the Caribbean; to meet Caribbean politicians visiting the UK; and to discuss British-Caribbean 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 Caribbean

1. Tenth UK-Caribbean Ministerial Forum Communiqué and Action Plan
18/03/2021 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: U K - CARIBBEAN FORUM : ACTION PLAN At the conclusion of the 10 th UK - Caribbean Forum, held

2. Profile of development work: Caribbean
02/09/2020 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: DFID CARIBBEAN poverty, deliver the Global Goals for Sustainable Development (SDGs) and tackle

3. Tenth UK-Caribbean Ministerial Forum Communiqué and Action Plan
18/03/2021 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: UK - CARIBBEAN FORUM : COMMUNIQU É Introduction 1. The Tenth United Kingdom - Caribbean Ministerial

4. Tenth UK-Caribbean Ministerial Forum Communiqué and Action Plan
18/03/2021 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: Policy paper Tenth UK-Caribbean Ministerial Forum Communiqué and Action Plan

5. Mapping Security and Justice Activities in the Caribbean
07/10/2019 - Department for International Development
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Found: Mapping security and justic e activities in the Caribbean Roz Price Institute of Development Studies

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Recent Speeches related to Caribbean

1. Draft Caribbean Development Bank (Tenth replenishment of the Special Development Fund (Unified)) Order 2021 Draft Asian Development Bank (Twelfth replenishment of the Asian Development Fund) Order 2021
18/05/2021 - General Committees

1: That the Committee has considered the draft Caribbean Development Bank (Tenth Replenishment of the Special - Speech Link
2: two multilateral development banks, namely the Caribbean Development Bank and the Asian Development Bank - Speech Link
3: support the transfer of funds to the Asian and Caribbean Development Banks, but I have some questions and - Speech Link

2. Overseas Territories: Humanitarian and Disaster Relief
09/02/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: provide significant support to Bermuda and the Caribbean territories to ensure that they are ready for - Speech Link
2: The Royal Navy has a forward presence in the Caribbean during hurricane season to support our overseas - Speech Link
3: and support, safeguarding our north Atlantic Caribbean territories and getting to know the many islands - Speech Link

3. Windrush Generation and the Home Office
07/03/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: automatically to many citizens, including those from the Caribbean Commonwealth. By changing the rules, the Government - Speech Link
2: recommendation 5, on the need to extend the review beyond Caribbean Commonwealth citizens. I wonder whether the Committee - Speech Link
3: the issue. Just as some people went back to the Caribbean on holiday and could not come back into this country - Speech Link

4. St Vincent: Volcanic Eruption
14/04/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: personally approved and ensured, £200,000 to the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency—CDEMA—to - Speech Link
2: out that we have a permanent presence in the Caribbean and work very closely with the relief organisation - Speech Link
3: expertise—in CDEMA and in the structures in the Caribbean and the region to ensure that the response can - Speech Link

5. Education: Recovery Package and Catch-up Programme
21/06/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: society, are there ring-fenced, targeted funds for Caribbean, Bangladeshi, Pakistani and Gypsy and Roma children - Speech Link
2: not some issues there, particularly for black Caribbean children and for boys. It is not appropriate to - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Caribbean
1. Caribbean: Coronavirus
asked by: John Spellar
20/05/2020
... how many people are registered with his Department as awaiting repatriation from the West Indies as a result of the covid-19 pandemic.

2. Caribbean: Coronavirus
asked by: Fabian Hamilton
18/05/2020
... (d) Montserrat and (e) Antigua and Barbuda as a result of the covid-19 pandemic.

3. Caribbean: Coronavirus
asked by: Fabian Hamilton
18/05/2020
... what estimate he has made of the number of British citizens still awaiting repatriation to the UK from countries in the Caribbean region due to the covid-19 pandemic.

4. Caribbean: Debts
asked by: Kerry McCarthy
23/03/2021
... how much debt is owed to the UK Government by (a) each of the five UK Overseas Territories in the Caribbean (b) other small island states; and how much of that debt will be due for repayment in each of the next three years.

5. Education: Caribbean
asked by: Diane Abbott
27/04/2021
... what steps he is taking to improve educational outcomes for (a) pupils and (b) students of Caribbean heritage; and if he will make a statement.

Latest Questions
22 Current APPG Officers
Lord Bellingham Portrait
Lord Bellingham
Deputy Chairman
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 15th February 2017
2 APPG Memberships
Libya , Norfolk Island
David Morris Portrait
David Morris
Vice Chair
Conservative - Morecambe and Lunesdale
Joined: 15th February 2017
Mark Pritchard Portrait
Mark Pritchard
Vice Chair
Conservative - The Wrekin
Joined: 24th February 2020
Lord Mendelsohn Portrait
Lord Mendelsohn
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 21st April 2021
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Andrew Rosindell MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 8475.

Email: andrew.rosindell.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Philippa Broom, Office of Andrew Rosindell MP, House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA. Tel: 07855 368 127

Email: andrew.rosindell.mp@parliament.uk

No benefits in kind are on record for the Caribbean APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Caribbean APPG

Former APPG Officers
David Lammy Portrait
David Lammy
Deputy Chairman
Labour - Tottenham
Joined: 15th February 2017
Departed: 10th March 2021
3 APPG Memberships
Alevis , British Jews , Faith and Society
None Portrait
Sir Henry Bellingham
Deputy Chairman
Joined: 7th August 2020
Departed: 4th November 2020
Baroness Hoey Portrait
Baroness Hoey
Vice Chair
Non-affiliated - Life peer
Joined: 15th February 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
2 APPG Memberships
Commonwealth , Zimbabwe
Baroness Howells of St Davids Portrait
Baroness Howells of St Davids
Vice Chair
Labour - Retired on 10 January 2019
Joined: 15th February 2017
Departed: 2nd January 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Geoffrey Clifton-Brown Portrait
Geoffrey Clifton-Brown
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - The Cotswolds
Joined: 15th February 2017
Departed: 10th October 2018
Geoffrey Clifton-Brown Portrait
Geoffrey Clifton-Brown
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - The Cotswolds
Joined: 15th February 2017
Departed: 20th December 2017
Diane Abbott Portrait
Diane Abbott
President
Labour - Hackney North and Stoke Newington
Joined: 15th February 2017
Departed: 2nd May 2017