Jordan APPG

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

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To promote interest in and knowledge of Jordan and to establish contacts between parliamentarians of 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 Jordan

1. Explanatory memorandum: UK/Jordan: Agreement establishing an Association
20/12/2019 - Treaty
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Found: relationship with the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan (“Jordan”) is governed by the Euro-Mediterranean Agreement

2. Continuing the UK's trade relationship with Jordan: parliamentary report
20/12/2019 - Department for International Trade
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Found: Relationship with the Hashe mite Kingdom of Jordan Agreement establishing an Association between

3. Impact of Syrian Refugee Crisis on Jordan’s Economy
20/04/2020 - Department for International Development
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Found: relation to livelihoods for Syrian refugees in Jordan? What measures can be taken to support livelihood

4. The International Community’s Role in the Climate and Environment Space in Jordan
18/07/2019 - Department for International Development
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Found: Report in the climate and environment space in Jordan Roz Price Institute of Development Studies

5. Profile of development work: Jordan
02/09/2020 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: DFID JORDAN poverty, deliver the Global Goals for Sustainable Development (SDGs) and tackle

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Jordan

1. Syrian Refugees in Jordan and Lebanon
22/06/2021 - Westminster Hall

1: considered the situation of Syrian refugees in Jordan and Lebanon.It is a pleasure to serve under - Speech Link

2. Police Complaints and Accountability
11/04/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: home, in the heart of Wrexham, on 23 March 2017 by Jordan Davidson. Davidson is responsible for this horrific - Speech Link
2: Hemming have been an active partner in that.Jordan Davidson is now rightly serving a life sentence - Speech Link
3: into the force’s involvement in the management of Jordan Davidson remains ongoing. He made the point that - Speech Link

3. Syria
11/03/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: the kindness of their neighbours, sheltering in Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey, Iraq and Egypt. And that is to - Speech Link
2: for children with education both in Lebanon and Jordan, and have provided a lot for needs. Our support - Speech Link
3: the surrounding countries—particularly Turkey, Jordan and Lebanon—in taking in so many people who have - Speech Link

4. Covid-19: Refugee Camps
20/05/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: globally. I refer to the Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan, which I have visited. It is the largest refugee - Speech Link
2: issue of the camps—not just the Zaatari camp in Jordan, which I too have visited, but elsewhere in the - Speech Link

5. Syria: Refugees
16/01/2018 - Lords Chamber

1: safe there. I understand that this is the case in Jordan too. Is DfID aware of this situation and what are - Speech Link
2: discrimination at all. Her Majesty’s ambassador in Amman, Jordan, is hosting a roundtable on 23 January with faith - Speech Link
3: Syrian children and for about the same number in Jordan. The noble Lord is absolutely right that these - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Jordan
1. Jordan: Droughts
asked by: Imran Ahmad Khan
... what support his Department is providing to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan in response to the drought being experienced in that country.

2. Jordan: Coronavirus
asked by: Rebecca Long Bailey
... what discussions he has had with his Jordanian counterpart on arranging repatriation flights for British nationals that wish to return to the UK as a result of the covid-19 outbreak.

3. Jordan: Education
asked by: Andrea Jenkyns
... what recent discussions he has had with his Jordanian counterpart on that country’s reform of its national curriculum to strengthen anti-extremist education.

4. Jordan: Education
asked by: Tom Hunt
... what recent assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the reforms to the curriculum to strengthen anti-extremist education in Jordan since 2015.

5. Jordan: Females
asked by: Jim Cunningham
... what discussions he plans to have with his Jordanian counterpart on the imprisonment of women for disobeying their so-called male guardians in Jordan.

Latest Questions
8 Current APPG Officers
David Jones Portrait
David Jones
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Clwyd West
Joined: 30th July 2015
Lord Jordan Portrait
Lord Jordan
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
1 APPG Membership
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Mr David Jones MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 8070.


Public Enquiry Point:

Joseph Willits, Council for Arab-British Understanding (Caabu), Arab British Centre, 1 Gough Square, London EC4A 3DE. Tel: 020 7832 1325


Benefits in Kind
1 Jan 2018
Council for Arab-British Understanding
Secretariat   From : 01/01/2018 To : 31/12/2018
1 Jan 2017
Council for Arab-British Understanding
Secretariat   From : 01/01/2017 To : 31/12/2017
1 Jan 2016
Council for Arab-British Understanding
Secretariat   From : 01/01/2016 To : 31/12/2016
1 Jan 2015
Council for Arab-British Understanding
Secretariat   From : 01/01/2015 To : 31/12/2015

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Jordan APPG

Former APPG Officers
Richard Burden Portrait
Richard Burden
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Birmingham, Northfield
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne Portrait
Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017