Iran APPG

First Registered: 29/09/2015 • Last updated on: 21/04/2021

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To foster good relations with the Parliament and people of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

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 Iran

1. Exporting to Iran
02/09/2020 - Export Control Joint Unit (ECJU)
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Found: Guidance Exporting to Iran A detailed guide for British businesses on developing

2. Financial sanctions, Iran (nuclear proliferation)
18/11/2019 - Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation (OFSI)
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Found: Financial sanctions, Iran (nuclear proliferation) - GOV.UK

3. The JCPOA and rising US-Iran tensions
25/07/2019 - Parliamentary Research

Found: CBP 08957, 25 July 2019 The JCPOA and rising US-Iran tensions By Ben Smith Louisa Brooke-Holland Contents:

4. Exporting to Iran
05/11/2018 - HM Treasury
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Found: Exporting to Iran - GOV.UK document

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

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Iran

1. Government Policy on Iran
09/12/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: That this House has considered Government policy on Iran.It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship - Speech Link

2. Iran: Stability in the Middle East
30/01/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: the question of how we in the UK should deal with Iran has been a constant struggle. We have leant over - Speech Link

3. Iran: Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action
14/01/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: Speaker, I would like to make a statement on the Iran nuclear agreement, known as the Joint Comprehensive - Speech Link

4. Iran
25/09/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: statement on Iran.The United Kingdom has always been clear-sighted about our engagement with Iran. We want - Speech Link

5. Joint Comprehensive Plan Of Action
14/01/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: Speaker, I would like to make a statement on the Iran nuclear agreement known as the joint comprehensive - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Iran
1. Iran
asked by: Jack Lopresti
02/11/2020
... (c) human rights record and (d) involvement in financing terrorist groups.

2. Iran: Espionage
asked by: Robert Largan
01/09/2020
... what assessment the Government has made of the effect of Iranians espionage activity in Europe on the (a) national and (b) regional security.

3. Iran: Israel
asked by: Marquess of Lothian
05/08/2020
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the comment by the Foreign Minister of Israel on 5 July that in regard to Iran "we take actions that are better left unsaid"; and when they last discussed with the government of Israel their policy towards the government of Iran.

4. Iran: Refugees
asked by: Stephen Kinnock
10/09/2020
... if he will make representations at the next UN Security Council meeting on (a) allegations that (i) a number of Afghan refugees were killed in a recent car fire started by Iranian officers shooting at the vehicle and (ii) others were drowned after being forced into a river at gunpoint and (b) other reports of mistreatment of those refugees by the Iranian authorities.

5. Iran: Coronavirus
asked by: Lisa Nandy
09/09/2020
... what assessment he has made of (a) the level of risk to British-Iranian detainees held in Tehran's Evin prison of contracting covid-19 and (b) the access to healthcare for British-Iranian detainees held in Tehran's Evin prison in the event that they contract covid-19.

Latest Questions
7 Current APPG Officers
Richard Bacon Portrait
Richard Bacon
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - South Norfolk
Joined: 29th September 2015
Lord Lamont of Lerwick Portrait
Lord Lamont of Lerwick
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 29th September 2015
No other APPG Memberships
John Baron Portrait
John Baron
Vice Chair
Conservative - Basildon and Billericay
Joined: 29th September 2015
2 APPG Memberships
British Council , Cancer
Lord Anderson of Swansea Portrait
Lord Anderson of Swansea
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 29th September 2015
Andrew Mitchell Portrait
Andrew Mitchell
Vice Chair
Conservative - Sutton Coldfield
Joined: 7th August 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Mr Richard Bacon MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 8301.

Email: richardbaconmp@parliament.uk

No benefits in kind are on record for the Iran APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Iran APPG

Former APPG Officers
Lord Ahmed Portrait
Lord Ahmed
Vice Chair
Non-affiliated - Retired on 14 November 2020
Joined: 24th November 2016
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Graham P Jones Portrait
Graham P Jones
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Hyndburn
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Jeremy Corbyn Portrait
Jeremy Corbyn
Vice Chair
Independent - Islington North
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 31st January 2018
Seema Kennedy Portrait
Seema Kennedy
Vice Chair
Conservative - Former Member for South Ribble
Joined: 24th November 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Baroness Stuart of Edgbaston Portrait
Baroness Stuart of Edgbaston
Vice Chair
Non-affiliated - Life peer
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh Portrait
Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - Former Member for Ochil and South Perthshire
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Fabian Hamilton Portrait
Fabian Hamilton
Secretary
Labour - Leeds North East
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017