Cyprus APPG

First Registered: 28/04/2016 • Last updated on: 10/03/2021

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To promote positive relations between the UK and the Republic of Cyprus and their elected parliamentarians and people.

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 Cyprus

1. Rape and sexual assault in Cyprus: information for victims
11/02/2020 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: Guidance Rape and sexual assault in Cyprus: information for victims Information for

2. Cyprus bereavement: death abroad
21/01/2020 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: Guidance Cyprus bereavement: death abroad Information to help the family and

3. Cyprus: tax treaties
21/10/2019 - HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC)
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Found: under the UK/Cyprus Double Taxation Convention Background The UK and Cyprus signed a Double

4. Cyprus: tax treaties
21/10/2019 - HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC)
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Found: Cyprus: tax treaties - GOV.UK document

5. Cyprus: funeral directors
07/12/2020 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: Guidance Cyprus: funeral directors List of English-speaking funeral directors

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Cyprus

1. Sexual Violence Overseas: Treatment of Victims
09/01/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: reports of this young British woman convicted in Cyprus have caused alarm in many circles. What are Her - Speech Link
2: support in Cyprus. We are also considering what more we can do with the authorities in Cyprus and in other - Speech Link
3: reports I have read and reports from my contacts in Cyprus indicate that the young woman—the teenager—involved - Speech Link

2. Sanctions (EU Exit) (Miscellaneous Amendments) (No. 4) Regulations 2020
08/02/2021 - Grand Committee

1: sea or exclusive economic zone of the Republic of Cyprus or on its continental shelf. They permit the imposition - Speech Link
2: Parliamentary Group for the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus—the TRNC.By way of background to this statutory - Speech Link

3. Northern Cyprus
16/10/2017 - Lords Chamber

1: problems that will be faced by the people of Northern Cyprus in the event of the failure of reunification talks; - Speech Link
2: of the APPG for the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. The noble Lord, Lord Maginnis, has asked me to - Speech Link

4. Brexit: Northern Cyprus
14/09/2017 - Lords Chamber

1: overcome the isolation of those residing in north Cyprus. As we leave the European Union, we will continue - Speech Link
2: Answer. However, the settlement talks in north Cyprus have now effectively broken down, although the - Speech Link
3: trade with north Cyprus. My noble friend raises the issue of Taiwan. Taiwan and north Cyprus are two very - Speech Link

5. Cyprus
27/10/2016 - Lords Chamber

1: am pleased to have the opportunity to debate the Cyprus issue on the Floor of the House. Before I start - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Cyprus
1. Cyprus
asked by: Lord Maginnis of Drumglass
19/03/2018
... and (4) whether Brexit will enable the UK to change its policies towards the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus.

2. Cyprus
asked by: Catherine West
13/10/2017
... what recent discussions he has had with (a) the UN and (b) his counterpart in Cyprus on the UN-Cyprus talks.

3. Cyprus
asked by: Catherine West
13/10/2017
... what recent steps he has taken to support UN-Cyprus talks.

4. Cyprus: Coronavirus
asked by: Mike Hill
01/09/2020
... what discussions he is having with his counterpart in Cyprus on allowing British citizens to travel there to deal with family emergencies and bereavements.

5. Cyprus: Christianity
asked by: Lord Hylton
30/06/2020
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they have made to the government of Turkey about the reported persecution of Christians in Cyprus.

Latest Questions
6 Current APPG Officers
Roger Gale Portrait
Roger Gale
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - North Thanet
Joined: 28th April 2016
Caroline Nokes Portrait
Caroline Nokes
Vice Chair
Conservative - Romsey and Southampton North
Joined: 11th September 2019
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Sir Roger Gale MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 4087.

Email: galerj@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Christos Karaolis, National Federation of Cypriots in the UK, Britannia Road, North Finchley, London N12 9RU. Tel: 020 8445 9999

Email: enquiries@cypriotfederation.org.uk

Group's Website:

https://cypriotfederation.org.uk/appgforcyprus/

No benefits in kind are on record for the Cyprus APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Cyprus APPG

Former APPG Officers
Joan Ryan Portrait
Joan Ryan
Vice Chair
The Independent Group for Change - Former Member for Enfield North
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Roger Godsiff Portrait
Roger Godsiff
Treasurer
Labour - Former Member for Birmingham, Hall Green
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Tom Brake Portrait
Tom Brake
Officer
Liberal Democrat - Former Member for Carshalton and Wallington
Joined: 11th September 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
John Cryer Portrait
John Cryer
Officer
Labour - Leyton and Wanstead
Joined: 10th October 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
Mike Gapes Portrait
Mike Gapes
Officer
The Independent Group for Change - Former Member for Ilford South
Joined: 11th September 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Baroness Massey of Darwen Portrait
Baroness Massey of Darwen
Officer
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
Matthew Offord Portrait
Matthew Offord
Officer
Conservative - Hendon
Joined: 28th April 2016
Departed: 5th November 2019
Kate Osamor Portrait
Kate Osamor
Officer
Labour (Co-op) - Edmonton
Joined: 28th April 2016
Departed: 5th November 2019
Ross Thomson Portrait
Ross Thomson
Officer
Conservative - Former Member for Aberdeen South
Joined: 11th September 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Theresa Villiers Portrait
Theresa Villiers
Vice Chair
Conservative - Chipping Barnet
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 31st July 2019
David Burrowes Portrait
David Burrowes
Vice Chair
Conservative - Former Member for Enfield, Southgate
Joined: 28th April 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Alan Meale Portrait
Alan Meale
Secretary
Labour - Former Member for Mansfield
Joined: 28th April 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
David Crausby Portrait
David Crausby
Treasurer
Labour - Former Member for Bolton North East
Joined: 28th April 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Mike Freer Portrait
Mike Freer
Officer
Conservative - Finchley and Golders Green
Joined: 28th April 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
David Crausby Portrait
David Crausby
Treasurer
Labour - Former Member for Bolton North East
Joined: 28th April 2016
Departed: 6th January 2017
No other APPG Memberships