Japan APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 25/08/2021

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To develop and improve links between the British and Japanese parliaments and encourage a deeper understanding of their respective cultures. The APPG also has an important role to play in promoting trade between the two countries.

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 Japan

1. Ninth Annual Japan-UK Nuclear Dialogue
18/12/2020 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: Ninth Annual Japan - UK Nuclear Dialogue (Summary of Discussions) Date: 8 December 2020

2. UK/Japan: Agreement for a Comprehensive Economic Partnership [CS Japan No.1/2020]
30/11/2020 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: Japan No. 1 (2020) Agreement between the United Kingdom of Great Britai n and Northern Ireland

3. UK/Japan: Agreement for a Comprehensive Economic Partnership - Volume 2, Part 1
22/10/2020 - Treaty
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Found: Japan No. 1 (2020) Agreement between the United Kingdom of Great Britai n and Northern Ireland

4. Explanatory memorandum: UK/Japan: Agreement for a Comprehensive Economic Partnership
22/10/2020 - Treaty
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Found: Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and Japan for a Comprehensive Economic PartnershipTitle: Agreement

5. Explanatory memorandum: UK/Japan: Protocol Amending the Agreement for Co-operation in the Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy (with Agreed Minutes)
07/06/2021 - Treaty
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Found: Britain and Northern Ireland and the Government of Japan for Co-Operation in the Peaceful Uses of Nuclear

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Japan

1. UK-Japan Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement
25/11/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: International Trade Committee, Session 2019-21; UK-Japan Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement, HC - Speech Link
2: move,That this House has considered the UK-Japan Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement.I - Speech Link
3: his party, who did not support, for example, the Japan trade deal when it previously went through the House - Speech Link

2. Japan Free Trade Agreement
17/09/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: agreement in principle on a free trade deal with Japan. The UK-Japan comprehensive economic partnership agreement - Speech Link
2: United Kingdom. On tech, it goes far beyond the EU-Japan deal, banning data localisation and providing for - Speech Link
3: Mrs Thatcher, saw the value of co-operating with Japan in areas such as the automotive sector and electronics - Speech Link

3. Japan Free Trade Agreement
14/09/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: agreement in principle on a free trade deal with Japan. The UK-Japan comprehensive economic partnership agreement - Speech Link
2: companies that would have seen their trade with Japan revert to World Trade Organisation terms if the - Speech Link

4. Comprehensive Economic Partnership (EUC Report)
26/11/2020 - Grand Committee

1: Trade Agreement between the United Kingdom and Japan for a Comprehensive Economic Partnership, laid before - Speech Link
2: to avoid greater liberalisation of tariff lines. Japan liberalised 97% to the EU’s 99%. In this UK deal - Speech Link
3: of that committee, I am the UK chair of the UK-Japan 21st Century Group, which was in online conference - Speech Link

5. Nuclear Safeguards (Fissionable Material and Relevant International Agreements) (EU Exit) (Amendment) Regulations 2021
13/04/2021 - Grand Committee

1: signed by the Governments of the United Kingdom and Japan on 16 December 2020, to amend the 1998 nuclear co-operation - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Japan
1. Food: Japan
asked by: Emily Thornberry
19/11/2020
... Section B of the UK-Japan Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement.

2. Exports: Japan
asked by: Emily Thornberry
19/11/2020
... if she will make a comparative assessment of the projected increases for (a) UK exports and GDP under the UK-Japan Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement. and (b) a scenario of rolling over the terms of the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement in (i) monetary and (ii) percentage of growth terms.

3. Subsidies: Japan
asked by: Emily Thornberry
19/11/2020
... what comparative assessment she has made of the differences between the provisions of the (a) UK-Japan Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement and (b) EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement on public subsidies.

4. Exports: Japan
asked by: Emily Thornberry
19/11/2020
... if she will make an estimate in (a) in monetary and (b) percentage terms of the potential contribution of additional exports of UK goods and services to Japan to the forecast increase in national GDP under the UK-Japan Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement over the next 15 years.

5. Food: Japan
asked by: Emily Thornberry
19/11/2020
... Section B of the UK-Japan Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement in each of the next five years.

Latest Questions
17 Current APPG Officers
Jeremy Hunt Portrait
Jeremy Hunt
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - South West Surrey
Joined: 8th April 2020
4 APPG Memberships
Baby Loss , Burma , First Do No Harm , Rohingya
Mark Hendrick Portrait
Mark Hendrick
Secretary
Labour (Co-op) - Preston
Joined: 30th July 2015
Lisa Cameron Portrait
Lisa Cameron
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow
Joined: 30th July 2015
Gary Sambrook Portrait
Gary Sambrook
Vice Chair
Conservative - Birmingham, Northfield
Joined: 8th April 2020
Heather Wheeler Portrait
Heather Wheeler
Vice Chair
Conservative - South Derbyshire
Joined: 8th April 2020
Viscount Trenchard Portrait
Viscount Trenchard
Vice Chair
Conservative - Excepted Hereditary
Joined: 7th August 2020
3 APPG Memberships
Electric Aviation , Energy Security , Mutuals
Lord Bates Portrait
Lord Bates
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 8th April 2020
Ben Spencer Portrait
Ben Spencer
Vice Chair
Conservative - Runnymede and Weybridge
Joined: 8th April 2020
3 APPG Memberships
Finland , South Western Railway , Sweden
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Jeremy Hunt MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 6813.

Email: huntj@parliament.uk

Group's Website:

http://www.bjpg.co.uk/

No benefits in kind are on record for the Japan APPG

Financial Benefits Received
Date
28 Feb 2019
Source
Srixon Sports
Value
£1,800
Date
20 May 2018
Source
Hitachi
Value
£2,000
Date
25 Feb 2018
Source
Srixon Sports
Value
£1,800
Date
10 Oct 2017
Source
Allan and Overy
Value
£1,975
Date
6 Mar 2016
Source
Hitachi Europe Limited
Value
£2,000
Date
29 Jun 2015
Source
Aioi Nissay Dowa Insurance
Value
£2,000
Former APPG Officers
Graham Brady Portrait
Graham Brady
Vice Chair
Conservative - Altrincham and Sale West
Joined: 8th April 2020
Departed: 21st April 2021
David Morris Portrait
David Morris
Vice Chair
Conservative - Morecambe and Lunesdale
Joined: 8th April 2020
Departed: 21st April 2021
Lord Pendry Portrait
Lord Pendry
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 21st April 2021
1 APPG Membership
Hong Kong
Roger Godsiff Portrait
Roger Godsiff
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Former Member for Birmingham, Hall Green
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Douglas Chapman Portrait
Douglas Chapman
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - Dunfermline and West Fife
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
Paul Farrelly Portrait
Paul Farrelly
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Newcastle-under-Lyme
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Fabian Hamilton Portrait
Fabian Hamilton
Vice Chair
Labour - Leeds North East
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
Baroness D'Souza Portrait
Baroness D'Souza
Vice Chair
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
5 APPG Memberships
China , Food Banks , Hong Kong , Rwanda , Taiwan
Mark Hendrick Portrait
Mark Hendrick
Vice Chair
Labour (Co-op) - Preston
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 20th December 2017
Paul Monaghan Portrait
Paul Monaghan
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - Former Member for Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships