Celtic Nations APPG

First Registered: 24/02/2020 • Last updated on: 10/03/2021

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To celebrate, promote and enhance the unique characteristics and history of the Celtic nations.

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 Celtic Nations

1. Celtic Nations
24/02/2020 - APPGs

Found: the unique characteristics and history of the Celtic nations.

23/04/2019 - Early Day Motions

Found: this House notes with sadness the death of former Celtic captain and manager Billy McNeill at the age of

23/04/2019 - Early Day Motions

Found: the Lisbon Lions, who made history when he led Celtic Football Club to victory in the 1967 European Cup

4. Marine Conservation Zones: South of Celtic Deep
31/05/2019 - Joint Nature Conservation Committee (JNCC)
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Found: Marine Conservation Zones: South of Celtic Deep - GOV.UK document

5. Landing Obligation 2019 - Rules and regulations
02/12/2019 - Marine Management Organisation (MMO)
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Found: Applicable to Demersal Towed Gears Fishing in the Celtic Sea (Excluding Nephrop s V essels and Beam

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Celtic Nations

1. Billy McNeill MBE
20/05/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: John O’Hara, was one of the founding fathers of Celtic football club back in 1888. Secondly, I am a very—I - Speech Link
2: debate? Billy McNeill had a long association with Celtic spanning more than 60 years as a player, manager - Speech Link
3: Billy McNeill was a one-club man, and that club was Celtic, for whom he played a remarkable 822 times between - Speech Link

2. Cornish National Identity: 2021 Census
11/06/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: and being British. Like my Celtic cousin, I say that we Celtic fringe nations can bring a true sense of - Speech Link
2: the Cornish nation, just as it does the other Celtic nations of the UK. It would also be of practical importance - Speech Link
3: Protection of National Minorities as the UK’s other Celtic people, the Scots, the Welsh and the Irish. For - Speech Link

3. Oral Answers to Questions
10/05/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: Will the Minister therefore consider visiting Celtic Park to assess the merits of that scheme, which - Speech Link
2: senior member of Celtic in Parliament earlier this week and we had a brief discussion on Celtic. Both my officials - Speech Link
3: to land? How will he ensure that the devolved nations get a fair share of the spoils of relocation? There - Speech Link

4. Artist Visas
04/09/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: or not come along to see Celtic Connections, I encourage them to do so. Celtic Connections is one of Scotland’s - Speech Link
2: Friend the Member for Glasgow East spoke about Celtic Connections, a festival very close to my heart - Speech Link
3: participation without needing formal sponsorship.Celtic Connections, the Cheltenham festivals, the Edinburgh - Speech Link

5. Genetic Haemochromatosis
03/07/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: north-European extraction, particularly people of Celtic extraction, gives the UK the highest prevalence - Speech Link
2: people of Celtic origin leads to some people referring to genetic haemochromatosis as the Celtic curse, - Speech Link
3: experiences of their constituent. It is said that the Celtic peoples have a tendency for fair skin, freckles - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Celtic Nations
1. United Nations
asked by: Lord Balfe
... and (2) the decision by the UN to designate 2021 as the International year of Fruits and Vegetables.

2. United Nations: Females
asked by: Anthony Mangnall
... what recent discussions officials of his Department have had with the UN Department of Peace Operations on increasing the proportion of female UN peacekeepers.

3. United Nations: Coronavirus
asked by: Wendy Chamberlain
... what the purpose is of the £20 million of UK aid that has been allocated to tackle the covid-19 pandemic through the UN Refugee Agency; when that funding will be spent; how that funding will be spent; and what guidance she has (a) issued and (b) received on the proportion of that funding which will be allocated to NGOs and civil society organisations.

4. United Nations: Taxation
asked by: Dan Carden
... what assessment he has made of the potential merits of establishing an intergovernmental tax body at the United Nations.

5. Myanmar: United Nations
asked by: Stephen Kinnock
... whether the Government (a) publicly opposes the suspension of Myanmar’s UN representative Kyaw Moe Tun and (b) plans to make a public statement opposing the appointment of any new ambassador to the UN made by the Military junta.

Latest Questions
7 Current APPG Officers
Dave Doogan Portrait
Dave Doogan
Chair & Registered Contact
Scottish National Party - Angus
Joined: 24th February 2020
Colum Eastwood Portrait
Colum Eastwood
Vice Chair
Social Democratic & Labour Party - Foyle
Joined: 24th February 2020
1 APPG Membership
Showing Racism the Red Card
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Dave Doogan MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 0207 219 3000.

Email: dave.doogan.mp@parliament.uk

No benefits in kind are on record for the Celtic Nations APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Celtic Nations APPG