Italy APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 06/10/2021

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Furthering relations between the British Parliament and the Italian Parliament and all related activities to enhance the relationship between the UK and Italy.

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Recent Documents related to Italy

1. Rape and sexual assault in Italy: information for victims
18/02/2020 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: Guidance Rape and sexual assault in Italy: information for victims Information for British

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

3. Italy: guide on non-EU family members’ rights
27/10/2020 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: Guidance Italy: guide on non-EU family members’ rights Information about the

4. UK Science and Innovation Network Country Snapshot – Italy
14/01/2020 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: Science and Innovation Network Country Snapshot – Italy Italy’s priorities in R&D and innovation and

5. Non-EU family members of UK nationals living in Italy
02/08/2021 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: nationals living in Italy Non-EU family members of UK nationals living in Italy: your rights under

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Italy

1. Coronavirus
26/02/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: our advice to returning travellers from northern Italy—defined as anywhere north of, but not including - Speech Link
2: spread of the virus across the European continent—in Italy in particular, but other cases have been identified - Speech Link
3: plans are in place should that happen. On travel to Italy, our advice is that all but essential travel is - Speech Link

2. Wuhan Coronavirus
26/02/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: our advice to returning travellers from northern Italy, defined as anywhere north of, but not including - Speech Link
2: nationals in this hotel? Will flights from northern Italy be stopped? Will there be any additional screening - Speech Link
3: updates, Ireland has just postponed the Ireland v Italy Six Nations rugby match that was due to be played - Speech Link

3. Coronavirus
09/03/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: outbreak in Iran, Italy, Switzerland and now France and Germany is growing. In Italy alone, we have seen - Speech Link
2: events, and whether those returning from northern Italy, for instance, should be quarantined. I think it - Speech Link
3: home working. Over the weekend we added northern Italy to the list of places to which the Foreign Office - Speech Link

4. Co-operative Purchase of Companies
08/09/2021 - Westminster Hall

1: businesses and jobs.We can learn much from Italy and the so-called Marcora law, named after the former - Speech Link
2: welfare savings for the taxpayer as it does in Italy. As Members may be aware, those savings are sometimes - Speech Link

5. Immigration Act 2016
19/07/2017 - Lords Chamber

1: Greece and Italy. Our officials at the Home Office have visited France, Greece and Italy in recent months - Speech Link
2: northern France and the terrible conditions in both Italy and Greece. I wonder if she and others in the Government - Speech Link
3: more than 25,000 unaccompanied children arrived in Italy last year. The cut-off date for Section 67 was 20 - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Italy
1. Coronavirus: Italy
asked by: Lord Campbell-Savours
11/01/2021
... published in the Tumori Journal on 11 November.

2. Italy: Coronavirus
asked by: Liz Twist
12/10/2020
... what recent discussions he has had with his Italian counterpart on that Government's response to the covid-19 pandemic.

3. Coronavirus: Italy
asked by: Lord Campbell-Savours
13/01/2021
... what proportion of reported COVID-19 cases have been linked to the variant of COVID-19 from Italy.

4. Coronavirus: Italy
asked by: Lord Alton of Liverpool
31/03/2020
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of reports that one of the people in the Lombardy cluster may have become infected with COVID-19 after contact with a person who tested negative for COVID-19.

5. Coronavirus: Italy
asked by: Lord Taylor of Warwick
23/03/2020
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they have taken to ensure people returning from Northern Italy self-isolate.

Latest Questions
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14 Current APPG Officers
Alberto Costa Portrait
Alberto Costa
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - South Leicestershire
Joined: 30th July 2015
Ellie Reeves Portrait
Ellie Reeves
Co-Chair
Labour - Lewisham West and Penge
Joined: 10th October 2018
Edward Leigh Portrait
Edward Leigh
Honorary President
Conservative - Gainsborough
Joined: 30th July 2015
Lord Russell of Liverpool Portrait
Lord Russell of Liverpool
Secretary
Crossbench - Excepted Hereditary
Joined: 10th October 2018
Lord Anderson of Swansea Portrait
Lord Anderson of Swansea
Treasurer
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 24th February 2020
Baroness Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury Portrait
Baroness Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 24th February 2020
Lia Nici Portrait
Lia Nici
Vice Chair
Conservative - Great Grimsby
Joined: 24th February 2020
Robert Courts Portrait
Robert Courts
Vice Chair
Conservative - Witney
Joined: 28th September 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Andrea Jenkyns Portrait
Andrea Jenkyns
Vice Chair
Conservative - Morley and Outwood
Joined: 24th February 2020
2 APPG Memberships
Music , Social Mobility
Greg Clark Portrait
Greg Clark
Vice Chair
Conservative - Tunbridge Wells
Joined: 24th February 2020
3 APPG Memberships
Chemical Industry , Colombia , Motor
Peter Dowd Portrait
Peter Dowd
Vice Chair
Labour - Bootle
Joined: 21st April 2021
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Alberto Costa MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 4936.

Email: alberto.costa.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Joe Cooper, SEC Newgate UK, Sky Light City Tower, 50 Basinghall Street, London EC2V 5DE

Email: joe.cooper@secnewgate.co.uk

Secretariat:

SEC Newgate UK acts as the group's secretariat. https://www.secnewgate.co.uk/

Benefits in Kind
Date
8 Jan 2020
Source
Newington Communications
Description
Newington Communications is paid by CNH Industrial to act as the group's secretariat   From : 08/01/2020 To : 07/01/2021
Value
£22,501
Date
8 Jan 2020
Source
Newington Communications
Description
Newington Communications is paid by CNH Industrial to act as the group's secretariat   From : 08/01/2020 To : 07/01/2021
Value
£22,501
Date
11 Jul 2019
Source
Newington Communications
Description
Secretariat   From : 11/07/2018 To : 10/07/2019
Value
£24,001
Financial Benefits Received
Date
12 Jan 2021
Source
Tratos UK Ltd (via SEC Newgate UK)
Value
£6,000
Date
12 Jan 2021
Source
CNH Industrial (via SEC Newgate UK)
Value
£6,000
Date
12 Jan 2021
Source
ERG (via SEC Newgate UK)
Value
£6,000
Former APPG Officers
Andrea Jenkyns Portrait
Andrea Jenkyns
Vice Chair
Conservative - Morley and Outwood
Joined: 24th February 2020
Departed: 24th February 2020
2 APPG Memberships
Music , Social Mobility
Paul Farrelly Portrait
Paul Farrelly
Vice Chairman
Labour - Former Member for Newcastle-under-Lyme
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Davies of Stamford Portrait
Lord Davies of Stamford
Vice Chairman
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 29th August 2018
4 APPG Memberships
Estonia , Germany , Romania , Switzerland
Lord Dykes Portrait
Lord Dykes
Vice Chairman
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 29th August 2018
Mark Pritchard Portrait
Mark Pritchard
Vice Chairman
Conservative - The Wrekin
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 29th August 2018
John Howell Portrait
John Howell
Secretary
Conservative - Henley
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 29th August 2018
None Portrait
Sir Edward Garnier
Vice Chair
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
Robert Flello Portrait
Robert Flello
Treasurer
Labour - Former Member for Stoke-on-Trent South
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Touhig Portrait
Lord Touhig
Treasurer
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
3 APPG Memberships
Armed Forces Covenant , Autism , France