Cayman Islands APPG

First Registered: 15/02/2017 • Last updated on: 27/01/2021

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To maintain links with and develop an understanding of the Cayman Islands.

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 Cayman Islands

1. Trade and investment factsheets (partner names beginning with C to F)
12/02/2021 - Department for International Trade
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Found: Cayman Islands This factsheet provides the latest statistics on trade and investment between the

2. Cayman Finance - written evidence
06/11/2018 - Inquiry: The future of the UK Overseas Territories - Foreign Affairs Committee
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Found: evidence - Cayman Finance Written evidence from Cayman Finance (OTS0074)Brief Introduction to Cayman Finance

3. Dr James Reeve - written evidence
06/11/2018 - Inquiry: The future of the UK Overseas Territories - Foreign Affairs Committee
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Found: law firm Maples and Calder, based in their Cayman Islands office.  Prior to joining Maples and Calder

4. Cayman Islands Government - written evidence
16/10/2018 - Inquiry: The future of the UK Overseas Territories - Foreign Affairs Committee
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Found: evidence - Cayman Islands Government  Written evidence from Government of the Cayman Islands (OTS0109)EXECUTIVE

5. Kattina Anglin - written evidence
06/11/2018 - Inquiry: The future of the UK Overseas Territories - Foreign Affairs Committee
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Found: (OTS0096) This is my view of the future of the Cayman Islands, as it relates to the governance of this country

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Cayman Islands

1. Paradise Papers
14/12/2017 - Lords Chamber

1: in four of those authorities, including the Cayman Islands, Bermuda and Gibraltar. Montserrat and Anguilla - Speech Link
2: governance principles. Specifically, Bermuda, the Cayman Islands, Guernsey, the Isle of Man and Jersey have - Speech Link
3: that with its centrally held register, the Cayman Islands at the moment is going above and beyond what - Speech Link
4: putting themselves under the jurisdiction of these islands and escaping taxation that is owed to this country - Speech Link

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

1: new defence regiments in the Cayman Islands and the Turks and Caicos Islands will be trained to respond - Speech Link
2: territories, but the real challenge is getting access to islands once the hurricanes hit, as the ports and airports - Speech Link
3: these new units in both the Cayman Islands and the Turks and Caicos Islands, which joined Bermuda in this - Speech Link
4: Caribbean territories and getting to know the many islands and their civilian emergency services and support - Speech Link
5: have their own units. I believe that the Channel Islands have had reserve units for two or three centuries - Speech Link

3. Personal Statement
15/12/2017 - Lords Chamber

1: industry by the regulatory authorities in the Cayman Islands. In doing so, I should have informed the House - Speech Link

4. Hurricane Dorian
09/09/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: Hurricane Dorian has caused untold damage to the Abaco Islands and Grand Bahama. I am sure that I speak for every - Speech Link
2: particularly to those in the Cays and the small islands around Abaco. What administrative and logistical - Speech Link
3: assistance to those who been directly hit on the two islands—we have been at the forefront of assistance to - Speech Link
4: Minister aware of the fate of Bimini, a chain of islands in the Bahamas, which has been pulled apart by - Speech Link
5: at Nassau, they should at least land at the Cayman Islands and be trans-shipped. Can my noble friend bring - Speech Link
6: about 1 mph, so for two consecutive days the Abaco Islands, in particular, were battered quite considerably - Speech Link

5. Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill [HL]
21/05/2018 - Lords Chamber

1: know, the British Virgin Islands, Anguilla and the Turks and Caicos Islands are still recovering from - Speech Link
2: for the Cayman Islands; I also have family working in financial services in the Cayman Islands.Last - Speech Link
3: interesting. The Cayman Islands have taken advice, as they should. The Cayman Islands have a constitution - Speech Link

6. Hurricane Irma
12/09/2017 - Lords Chamber

1: unfortunately five people died in the British Virgin Islands and four in Anguilla. At this critical moment, - Speech Link
2: the emergency situation in the British Virgin Islands following a prison break-out and about the Marines - Speech Link
3: communication with the governor of the British Virgin Islands as the hurricane hit. There was not just practical - Speech Link

7. Overseas Territories Joint Ministerial Council
14/12/2020 - Written Statements

1: Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, the Falkland Islands, Gibraltar, Montserrat, Pitcairn - Speech Link

8. Safeguarding Children: British Overseas Territories
13/04/2016 - Lords Chamber

1: a member of my family working there. In the Cayman Islands, with its population of just over 60,000, is - Speech Link

9. Overseas Territories Joint Ministerial Council
03/12/2015 - Commons Chamber

1: see moves from others? Is it true that the Cayman Islands have flatly refused and are making no moves - Speech Link
2: the Cayman Islands, which have different ages of consent. Only Gibraltar and the Pitcairn Islands recognise - Speech Link
3: issue. Progress has been made. He mentions the Cayman Islands, and only this week their Premier reported - Speech Link
4: Turks and Caicos Islands, Bermuda, the Cayman Islands, the British Virgin Islands: none is inclined - Speech Link
5: of a challenge for the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands and Bermuda, where we are focusing our - Speech Link
6: March Budget that the waters around the Pitcairn Islands would be a marine protected area, something in - Speech Link
7: around the overseas territories. The Pitcairn Islands provide a strong example of how a marine protection - Speech Link

10. Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill [ Lords ] (Fifth sitting)
06/03/2018 - Public Bill Committees

1: provide for any of the provisions to the Channel Islands, the Isle of Man and the British overseas territories - Speech Link
2: Bermuda;(c) the British Virgin Islands;(d) the Cayman Islands;(e) Montserrat; and(f) - Speech Link
3: situations in each place.In the British Virgin Islands, legislation is in place and a registry exists - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Cayman Islands
1. Cayman Islands: Politics and Government
asked by: Chris Bryant
20/04/2018
... (b) civil partnerships and (c) same-sex marriage with the (i) Cayman Islands Constitution and (ii) UK's international treaty obligations.

2. Tax Avoidance: British Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies
asked by: Alexander Stafford
21/09/2020
... and (i) the Isle of Man.

3. British Overseas Territories: Seas and Oceans
asked by: Caroline Lucas
03/02/2020
... what assessment the Government has made of the effect on coral reef and other seabed of the Cruise Berthing Facility Project in the Cayman Islands; and what steps he is taking to protect the marine environment of UK Overseas Territories.

4. Cayman Islands: Taxation
asked by: Gavin Robinson
21/04/2020
... what representations he has made to his EU counterparts on the blacklisting of the Cayman Islands by the EU ECOFIN Committee.

5. Cayman Islands: Passenger Ships
asked by: Lord Benyon
09/09/2019
... what discussions he has had with his counterpart in the Cayman Islands on the environmental effects of the Cruise Berthing Facility Project.

Latest Questions
8 Current APPG Officers
Graham Brady Portrait
Graham Brady
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Altrincham and Sale West
Joined: 15th February 2017
Bill Wiggin Portrait
Bill Wiggin
Vice Chairman
Conservative - North Herefordshire
Joined: 8th November 2017
3 APPG Memberships
Cider , Listed Properties , Zoos and Aquariums
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Sir Graham Brady MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 1260.

Email: altsale@parliament.uk

No benefits in kind are on record for the Cayman Islands APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Cayman Islands APPG

Former APPG Officers
Chris Evans Portrait
Chris Evans
Vice Chairman
Labour (Co-op) - Islwyn
Joined: 8th November 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
Graham Brady Portrait
Graham Brady
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Altrincham and Sale West
Joined: 15th February 2017
Departed: 20th December 2017
Jeff Smith Portrait
Jeff Smith
Deputy Vice Chair
Labour - Manchester, Withington
Joined: 15th February 2017
Departed: 2nd May 2017