Greenland APPG

First Registered: 16/12/2020 • Last updated on: 10/03/2021

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To strengthen the UK-Greenland relationship on matters political, economic, social, cultural and scientific. To raise greater awareness about Greenland within the UK and promote closer cooperation with the Greenlandic parliament (The Inatsisarsut).

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 Greenland

1. Royal Danish Embassy, UK - written evidence
18/12/2018 - Inquiry: The future of the UK Overseas Territories - Foreign Affairs Committee
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Found: the constitutional status of Greenland and the Faroe Islands?Greenland and the Faroe Islands are parts

2. Trade and investment factsheets (partner names beginning with G to I)
12/02/2021 - Department for International Trade
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Found: Greenland This factsheet provides the latest statistics on trade and investment between the UK and

3. Fisheries: memorandum of understanding between the UK and Greenland
11/11/2020 - Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
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Found: between the UK and Greenland An MoU between the United Kingdom and Greenland on fisheries.

4. Letter from the Chair to Victoria Prentis MP regarding conclusion of a sustainable fisheries partnership agreement and a protocol with Denmark and the Home Rule Government of Greenland dated 30 April 2020
04/05/2020 - Inquiry: Letter from the Chair to Victoria Prentis MP regarding conclusion of a sustainable fisheries partnership agreement and a protocol with Denmark and the Home Rule Government of Greenland dated 30 April 2020 - European Scrutiny Committee
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Found: with Denmark and the Home Rule Government of Greenland (40911) We have considered the above documents

5. Greenland
16/12/2020 - APPGs

Found: To strengthen the UK-Greenland relationship on matters political, economic, social, cultural and scientific

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Greenland

1. UK Renewables: Critical Minerals
15/03/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: attention to is Greenland. As a member of the all-party parliamentary group for Greenland, I welcome the - Speech Link

2. Nuclear Power Stations
09/09/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: year, the Greenland ice sheet loses 300 cubic kilometres of ice on average—that is just Greenland—and we - Speech Link

3. Trade in Animals and Animal Products (Legislative Functions) and Veterinary Surgeons (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019
07/10/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: products dispatched to the United Kingdom from Greenland”.which should,“conform with the - Speech Link
2: Lord Hope of Craighead, took your Lordships to Greenland and asked who is to be satisfied. Unless I get - Speech Link

4. European Union (Withdrawal) Bill
28/03/2018 - Lords Chamber

1: which such a scheme could draw. Interestingly, Greenland, as part of a European Union member state, left - Speech Link
2: there are precedents—I quoted the example of Greenland—and there is also the parallel question of associate - Speech Link
3: not sure how it was applicable to the case of Greenland, which left in 1986—was that you had to be a citizen - Speech Link

5. UK-EU Security Partnership
17/05/2018 - Lords Chamber

1: precedent for countries leaving the EU, apart from Greenland. These discussions will be difficult and complicated - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Greenland
1. Fisheries: Greenland
asked by: Stephanie Peacock
20/01/2021
... what plans the Government has to ensure that UK fishing can restart in the Greenland Exclusive Economic Zone; and what the timeframe is for securing that fishing agreement.

2. Fisheries: Greenland
asked by: Lord Teverson
21/07/2020
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have had with the governments of Denmark and Greenland about a fisheries agreement with Greenland; and whether they intend to conclude any such agreement.

3. Greenland: Overseas Trade
asked by: Angus Brendan MacNeil
25/01/2021
... what assessment has made of the implications for diplomatic relations with Greenland of products of Greenlandic origin no longer being eligible for tariff-free access for import to the UK.

4. Trade Agreements: Greenland
asked by: Bill Esterson
08/09/2020
... what progress her Department has made on a trade agreement with Greenland.

5. Fisheries: Greenland and Iceland
asked by: Angus Brendan MacNeil
12/11/2020
... which species of fish are referred to in the Bilateral Fisheries Memoranda with (a) Greenland and (b) Iceland; and what effect those agreements have on fishing quotas.

Latest Questions
8 Current APPG Officers
Cat Smith Portrait
Cat Smith
Vice Chair
Labour - Lancaster and Fleetwood
Joined: 16th December 2020
Drew Hendry Portrait
Drew Hendry
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
Joined: 16th December 2020
David Linden Portrait
David Linden
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - Glasgow East
Joined: 16th December 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Brendan O'Hara MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 8783.

Email: brendan.ohara.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Dr Dwayne Menezes, Polar Research and Policy Initiative, 12A Jerdan Place, London SW6 1BH . Tel: 07342 034 270

Email: d.menezes@polarconnection.org

No benefits in kind are on record for the Greenland APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Greenland APPG