China APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 25/08/2021

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Parliament's platform for discussion on all issues of importance to the bilateral UK-China relationship

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 China

1. UK Science and Innovation Network Country Snapshot – China
07/07/2020 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: Science & Innovation Network Country Snapshot: China C: \ Users \ user

2. Call for Evidence
24/03/2021 - Inquiry: The UK’s security and trade relationship with China - International Relations and Defence Committee
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Found:  The UK’s security and trade relationship with China   The International Relations and Defence Committee

3. Factsheet on Intellectual Property in China
06/12/2019 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: Property in China As British companies pursue commercial opportunities in China it is important

4. Factsheet on Intellectual Property & 3D Product Design
06/12/2019 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: Intellectual Property & 3D Product Design in China Every effort has been made to

5. UK-China Intellectual Property Newsletter
11/09/2019 - Intellectual Property Office (IPO)
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Found: UK-China Intellectual Property Newsletter - GOV.UK

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to China

1. South China Sea: Freedom of Navigation
03/09/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: we saw in Salisbury in 2018, or now in the South China sea, for our values and the values of the free world - Speech Link

2. Uyghur Tribunal: London
14/06/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: have previously made it clear that any attempt by China to silence its critics is unwarranted and unacceptable - Speech Link
2: investigation by the International Court of Justice, and China is not party to the International Criminal Court - Speech Link
3: situation faced by Uyghurs and other minorities in China. We will follow the tribunal closely and study any - Speech Link

3. China’s Policy on its Uighur Population
11/03/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: the Chinese state, Uighurs have been resident in China since the ninth century; in fact, historians suggest - Speech Link
2: think that the individual arrested for terrorism in China after unintentionally clicking on to an international - Speech Link
3: improve the prospects of the Uighur minority, but China allows no monitoring of these facilities by the - Speech Link

4. China
20/07/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: House on the latest developments with respect to China, and in particular Hong Kong.As I told the - Speech Link

5. Cyber-attack: Microsoft
20/07/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: sustained irresponsible cyber activity emanating from China continues. The Chinese Government have ignored repeated - Speech Link
2: warrior diplomacy and naval aggression in the South China sea to name but a few.I have some questions - Speech Link
3: He asks about the differential language between China and Russia. Our response is based on the actions - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to China
1. China
asked by: Lord Alton of Liverpool
13/10/2020
... to make representations to change that status.

2. China: Sanctions
asked by: Marco Longhi
15/12/2020
... what steps he is taking to mobilise international sanctions against China for its violations of Hong Kong’s freedom and autonomy.

3. China: Christianity
asked by: Jim Shannon
07/12/2020
... what assessment he has made of the effect of reported changes to the Bible by the Chinese Communist Party on the right to freedom of religion or belief in China.

4. China: Buddhism
asked by: Jim Shannon
07/12/2020
... what recent representations he has made to the Chinese Government on (a) the reported demolishment of Buddhist temples in Hebei Province and (b) the confiscation of Buddhist materials that are not approved by the Chinese Government from temples in China.

5. China: Christianity
asked by: Carla Lockhart
17/11/2020
... what representations he is making to the Chinese Government on ensuring that (a) Christian books are available in China and (b) sellers of those books are not prosecuted.

Latest Questions
23 Current APPG Officers
Richard Graham Portrait
Richard Graham
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Gloucester
Joined: 30th July 2015
2 APPG Memberships
Archives and History , Marine Energy
Lisa Cameron Portrait
Lisa Cameron
Secretary & Vice-Chair - Health
Scottish National Party - East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow
Joined: 10th March 2021
Geoffrey Clifton-Brown Portrait
Geoffrey Clifton-Brown
Deputy Chair
Conservative - The Cotswolds
Joined: 30th July 2015
2 APPG Memberships
North Korea , Shooting and Conservation
Jonathan Reynolds Portrait
Jonathan Reynolds
Deputy Chair
Labour (Co-op) - Stalybridge and Hyde
Joined: 24th February 2020
Mark Hendrick Portrait
Mark Hendrick
Deputy Chair
Labour (Co-op) - Preston
Joined: 30th July 2015
Mark Garnier Portrait
Mark Garnier
Vice Chair - Industry and Investment
Conservative - Wyre Forest
Joined: 30th July 2015
Geraint Davies Portrait
Geraint Davies
Vice Chair - Environment and Climate Change
Labour (Co-op) - Swansea West
Joined: 24th February 2020
Baroness Falkner of Margravine Portrait
Baroness Falkner of Margravine
Vice Chair - Globalisation
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 24th February 2020
Lord Kirkhope of Harrogate Portrait
Lord Kirkhope of Harrogate
Vice-Chair - Innovation
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 10th March 2021
Lord Carrington Portrait
Lord Carrington
Vice-Chair - Agriculture & Culture
Crossbench - Excepted Hereditary
Joined: 10th March 2021
Baroness D'Souza Portrait
Baroness D'Souza
Vice Chair
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 5th November 2019
4 APPG Memberships
Food Banks , Hong Kong , Rwanda , Taiwan
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Richard Graham MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 7077.

Email: richard.graham.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Cameron Hunter, All Party Parliamentary China Group, C/o Richard Graham MP, House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA. Tel: 07909 069 685

Email: appcg.enquiries@gmail.com

Group's Website:

http://appcg.org.uk/

Benefits in Kind
Date
15 Jan 2020
Source
Hong Kong Association
Description
Dinner
Value
£1,501
Date
22 Oct 2018
Source
Hong Kong Association
Description
Dinner held on 22/1/0/2018
Value
£1,501
Date
22 Oct 2018
Source
Hong Kong Association
Description
Dinner held on 22/10//2018
Value
£1,501
Date
8 Apr 2018
Source
Hong Kong Government
Description
Visit to Hong Kong   From : 08/04/2018 To : 13/04/2018
Value
£48,001
Date
9 Jan 2017
Source
Hong Kong Economic & Trade Office
Description
Visit to Hong Kong   From : 09/01/2017 To : 13/01/2017
Value
£103,501
Date
22 Nov 2016
Source
Hong Kong Association
Description
APPCG-HKAS Annual Dinner
Value
£1,501
Date
13 Jul 2016
Source
Institute of Directors City Branch
Description
APPCG-IoD Annual Dinner
Value
£4,501
Date
23 May 2016
Source
Hong Kong Economic & Trade Office
Description
Lunch with Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development of Hong Kong
Value
£1,501
Date
27 Mar 2016
Source
Hong Kong Economic & Trade Office
Description
Visit to Hong Kong   From : 27/03/2016 To : 01/04/2016
Value
£12,001
Date
25 Jan 2016
Source
Hong Kong Economic & Trade Office
Description
Visit to Hong Kong   From : 25/01/2016 To : 29/01/2016
Value
£103,501
Date
15 Jul 2015
Source
HSBC
Description
UK-China Business Lunch
Value
£1,501
Date
22 Jun 2015
Source
Institute of Directors City Branch
Description
APPG-IoD Annual dinner
Value
£4,501
Date
22 Mar 2015
Source
Hong Kong Economic & Trade Office
Description
Visit to Hong Kong   From : 22/03/2015 To : 28/03/2015
Value
£10,501
Financial Benefits Received
Date
13 Jul 2021
Source
John Swire & Sons Ltd
Value
£4,000
Date
1 Apr 2021
Source
Arup
Value
£6,000
Date
25 Mar 2021
Source
HSBC UK
Value
£11,000
Date
12 Mar 2021
Source
City of London Corporation
Value
£6,000
Date
2 Mar 2021
Source
John Swire & Sons Ltd
Value
£4,000
Date
3 Aug 2020
Source
HSBC
Value
£11,000
Date
19 Mar 2020
Source
China Britain Business Council
Value
£5,000
Date
2 Mar 2020
Source
Arup
Value
£6,000
Date
28 Feb 2020
Source
Heathrow
Value
£5,000
Date
25 Feb 2020
Source
City of London
Value
£6,000
Date
2 Apr 2019
Source
VisitBritain
Value
£4,500
Date
11 Feb 2019
Source
China-Britain Business Council
Value
£5,000
Date
18 Dec 2018
Source
City of London
Value
£6,000
Date
11 Oct 2018
Source
Arup
Value
£6,000
Date
3 Oct 2018
Source
Cambridge Assessment
Value
£11,000
Date
26 Sep 2018
Source
HSBC
Value
£11,000
Date
10 Sep 2018
Source
John Swire and Sons
Value
£11,000
Date
27 Mar 2018
Source
CBBC
Value
£4,500
Date
23 Mar 2018
Source
Visit Britain
Value
£4,500
Date
30 Aug 2017
Source
City of London
Value
£5,000
Date
7 Aug 2017
Source
Ove Arup & Partners International Ltd
Value
£5,000
Date
7 Aug 2017
Source
EDF Energy
Value
£10,000
Date
3 Aug 2017
Source
Cambridge Assessment
Value
£10,000
Date
27 Jul 2017
Source
HSBC
Value
£10,000
Date
10 Mar 2017
Source
VisitBritain
Value
£4,500
Date
23 Feb 2017
Source
China Britain Business Council
Value
£4,500
Date
27 Oct 2016
Source
Arup
Value
£5,000
Date
12 Sep 2016
Source
John Swire & Sons
Value
£10,000
Date
10 Jun 2016
Source
Visit Britain
Value
£4,500
Date
11 May 2016
Source
Cambridge Assessment
Value
£10,000
Date
9 May 2016
Source
HSBC
Value
£10,000
Date
8 Apr 2016
Source
City of London
Value
£5,000
Date
25 Feb 2016
Source
China Britain Business Council
Value
£4,500
Date
9 Sep 2015
Source
Cambrige Assessment
Value
£10,000
Date
8 Jul 2015
Source
China Britain Business Council
Value
£4,500
Date
11 Jun 2015
Source
Arup
Value
£5,000
Date
2 Jun 2015
Source
John Swire & Sons
Value
£10,000
Date
27 Mar 2015
Source
City of London
Value
£5,000
Date
20 Mar 2015
Source
Visit Britain
Value
£4,500
Former APPG Officers
Lord Cotter Portrait
Lord Cotter
Secretary
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 27th January 2021
Lord Wei Portrait
Lord Wei
Hong Kong Sub-Committee Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 7th August 2020
Departed: 27th January 2021
Alun Cairns Portrait
Alun Cairns
Deputy Chair
Conservative - Vale of Glamorgan
Joined: 24th February 2020
Departed: 27th January 2021
None Portrait
Lord Steel of Aikwood
Deputy Chair
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 7th August 2020
Rachel Maclean Portrait
Rachel Maclean
Vice Chair - Gender
Conservative - Redditch
Joined: 24th February 2020
Departed: 1st July 2020
1 APPG Membership
Data Analytics
Alan Mak Portrait
Alan Mak
Vice Chair - Young People
Conservative - Havant
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 1st July 2020
No other APPG Memberships
Chris Leslie Portrait
Chris Leslie
Treasurer & Vice Chair (Financial Services: Regulation & Stability)
The Independent Group for Change - Former Member for Nottingham East
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
David Hanson Portrait
David Hanson
Vice Chair - Wales
Labour - Former Member for Delyn
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Luke Graham Portrait
Luke Graham
Vice Chair - Scotland & The Environment
Conservative - Former Member for Ochil and South Perthshire
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
David Simpson Portrait
David Simpson
Vice Chair - Northern Ireland
Democratic Unionist Party - Former Member for Upper Bann
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Nigel Evans Portrait
Nigel Evans
Vice Chair - Cross Strait Relations
Conservative - Ribble Valley
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
8 APPG Memberships
Bahrain , Beer , Belize , Gibraltar , Music , Qatar , Taiwan , Wine and Spirits
Roger Godsiff Portrait
Roger Godsiff
Vice Chair - Energy & Natural Resources
Labour - Former Member for Birmingham, Hall Green
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Andrea Jenkyns Portrait
Andrea Jenkyns
Vice Chair
Conservative - Morley and Outwood
Joined: 21st November 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
3 APPG Memberships
Italy , Music , Social Mobility
Jeremy Lefroy Portrait
Jeremy Lefroy
Vice Chair for Locality Partnerships
Conservative - Former Member for Stafford
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 23rd October 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Geoffrey Robinson Portrait
Geoffrey Robinson
Vice Chair for Trade & Industry
Labour - Former Member for Coventry North West
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 23rd October 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Rebecca Pow Portrait
Rebecca Pow
Vice Chair for Environment
Conservative - Taunton Deane
Joined: 21st November 2018
Departed: 23rd October 2019
1 APPG Membership
Rowing
Lyn Brown Portrait
Lyn Brown
Vice Chair for Human Rights
Labour - West Ham
Joined: 21st November 2018
Departed: 23rd October 2019
Will Quince Portrait
Will Quince
Vice Chair
Conservative - Colchester
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 27th March 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Robert Jenrick Portrait
Robert Jenrick
Vice Chair for Education & Culture
Conservative - Newark
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 10th October 2018
No other APPG Memberships
Madeleine Moon Portrait
Madeleine Moon
Vice Chair for Human Rights & Gender Issues
Labour - Former Member for Bridgend
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 10th October 2018
No other APPG Memberships
Geoffrey Clifton-Brown Portrait
Geoffrey Clifton-Brown
Deputy Chair
Conservative - The Cotswolds
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 20th December 2017
2 APPG Memberships
North Korea , Shooting and Conservation
Mark Hendrick Portrait
Mark Hendrick
Vice Chair
Labour (Co-op) - Preston
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 20th December 2017
David Hanson Portrait
David Hanson
Deputy Chair
Labour - Former Member for Delyn
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Alex Salmond Portrait
Alex Salmond
Deputy Chair
Scottish National Party - Former Member for Gordon
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Iain Stewart Portrait
Iain Stewart
Vice Chair for Transport
Conservative - Milton Keynes South
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
1 APPG Membership
Commercial Radio
Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh Portrait
Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh
Vice-Chair for Scotland
Scottish National Party - Former Member for Ochil and South Perthshire
Joined: 21st July 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Heather Wheeler Portrait
Heather Wheeler
Vice Chair
Conservative - South Derbyshire
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 3rd June 2016
Robin Walker Portrait
Robin Walker
Vice Chair
Conservative - Worcester
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 3rd June 2016
No other APPG Memberships