Erasmus APPG

First Registered: 08/04/2020 • Last updated on: 10/03/2021

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To protect the cohesive exchange of staff, students and apprentices across borders. To work across parliament, the public and private sector to champion the opportunity for students and staff to study and work abroad, whilst ensuring that the UK remains an attractive place for international students.

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 Erasmus

1. Future participation in Erasmus+
30/12/2020 - Early Day Motions

Found: decision to withdraw from the Erasmus+ scheme; recognises the importance of Erasmus+ to the many thousands of

23/05/2018 - Early Day Motions

Found: That this House notes that the Erasmus+-supported International Storytelling Festival took place at Pollokshields

3. Future membership of Erasmus +
21/01/2020 - Early Day Motions

Found: universities studied or worked abroad through the Erasmus+ programme in 2017-18, as well as thousands of

4. European Union Committee Report: 'Brexit: The Erasmus and Horizon Programmes'
26/03/2019 - Parliamentary Research

Found: European Union Committee Report: Brexit: The Erasmus and Horizon Programmes Debate on 1 April 2019

5. Negotiate full membership of the future Erasmus+ education and youth programme
06/03/2020 - Petitions

Found: Erasmus+ is the European Union programme for education, training, youth and sport. We want the government

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Erasmus

1. Erasmus-plus Programme
25/06/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: United Kingdom’s continued participation in the Erasmus+ programme, or its successor, after the end of - Speech Link
2: current Erasmus+ programme is already fully funded. The UK’s participation in the next Erasmus+ programme - Speech Link
3: out the wide range of activities covered by the Erasmus+ scheme. Of course, we are considering all those - Speech Link

2. Education: Turing Scheme
05/01/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: which is replacing the UK’s participation in Erasmus+. The new scheme will provide funding for around - Speech Link
2: that after Brexit we would continue to be part of Erasmus—yet more broken promises from this shameless and - Speech Link
3: all the costs will be covered, as they are under Erasmus? I note that in the noble Lord’s Answer he spoke - Speech Link

3. Brexit: The Erasmus and Horizon Programmes (European Union Committee Report)
01/04/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: from the European Union Committee Brexit: the Erasmus and Horizon programmes (28th Report, HL Paper 283) - Speech Link
2: potential impact of Brexit on participants in the Erasmus and Horizon programmes and on the UK’s research - Speech Link

4. Erasmus Plus Programme
21/06/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: Government to negotiate continued access to the Erasmus+ programme and its successor schemes beyond 2020 - Speech Link
2: years, 600,000 people from the UK have benefited. Erasmus+ is unique in providing additional funding for - Speech Link
3: I believe the Government are in favour of the Erasmus+ scheme. We have heard positive sounds from the - Speech Link

5. Erasmus Plus Programme: Youth and Sport
30/01/2018 - Westminster Hall

1: considered youth activities and sport within the Erasmus Plus programme.I applied for the debate - Speech Link
2: diverse than some of the university parts of the Erasmus Plus programme. The continued participation of - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Erasmus
1. Erasmus+ Programme
asked by: Afzal Khan
... what steps his Department is taking to ensure that Erasmus+ (b) relationships and (b) funding are maintained during the transition period.

2. Erasmus+ Programme
asked by: Emma Hardy
... what progress her Department has made on the development of a domestic alternative to Erasmus+.

3. Erasmus+ Programme
asked by: Emma Hardy
... what steps he has taken to consult on the development of a domestic alternative to Erasmus+ scheme; and with whom he has held those consultations with.

4. Erasmus+ Programme
asked by: Emma Hardy
... a domestic alternative to the Erasmus+ scheme.

5. Erasmus+ Programme
asked by: Emma Hardy
... whether a date for publishing the details of an alternative scheme to Erasmus+ has been set; and whether any such date will take into account the need for students to finalise plans to study abroad in September 2020.

Latest Questions
5 Current APPG Officers
Taiwo Owatemi Portrait
Taiwo Owatemi
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Coventry North West
Joined: 8th April 2020
Stephen Crabb Portrait
Stephen Crabb
Conservative - Preseli Pembrokeshire
Joined: 8th April 2020
Florence Eshalomi Portrait
Florence Eshalomi
Labour (Co-op) - Vauxhall
Joined: 8th April 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Taiwo Owatemi MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 5842.


No benefits in kind are on record for the Erasmus APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Erasmus APPG