Jordan APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 10/03/2021

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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. 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

2. Jordan: translators
14/03/2021 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: Jordan: translators List of translators and interpreters for British nationals in Jordan.

3. Jordan: Growth and Opportunity - the London Initiative 2019
04/02/2019 - Department for International Development
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Found: JORDAN: GROWTH & OPPORTUNITY THE LONDON INITIATIVE 2019 London, 28 February 2019 BACKGROUND The next

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. PM speech at the Jordan: Growth and Opportunity conference
28/02/2019 - Prime Minister's Office, 10 Downing Street (Number 10)
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Found: PM speech at the Jordan: Growth and Opportunity conference - GOV.UK

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Jordan

1. 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

2. 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

3. 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

4. Syria
05/12/2018 - Lords Chamber

1: the House, particularly on the Rukban camp on the Jordan border, where we were able to get aid and support - Speech Link
2: We are also working with Jordan and as part of that we will be hosting a Jordan conference in London on - Speech Link

5. 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

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Jordan
1. Jordan: Coronavirus
asked by: Rebecca Long Bailey
26/03/2020
... 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.

2. Jordan: Education
asked by: Andrea Jenkyns
20/03/2020
... what recent discussions he has had with his Jordanian counterpart on that country’s reform of its national curriculum to strengthen anti-extremist education.

3. Jordan: Education
asked by: Tom Hunt
20/03/2020
... what recent assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the reforms to the curriculum to strengthen anti-extremist education in Jordan since 2015.

4. Jordan: Females
asked by: Jim Cunningham
04/11/2019
... what discussions he plans to have with his Jordanian counterpart on the imprisonment of women for disobeying their so-called male guardians in Jordan.

5. Jordan: Christianity
asked by: David Linden
31/01/2019
... what discussions he has had with the Government of Jordan on its inclusion in the Open Doors 2019 World Watch List of the top 50 countries where Christians face persecution.

Latest Questions
9 Current APPG Officers
David Jones Portrait
David Jones
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Clwyd West
Joined: 30th July 2015
Mark Logan Portrait
Mark Logan
Vice Chair
Conservative - Bolton North East
Joined: 24th February 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

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

Email: katharine.huggins@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

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

Email: willitsj@caabu.org

Benefits in Kind
Date
1 Jan 2018
Source
Council for Arab-British Understanding
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/01/2018 To : 31/12/2018
Value
£1,501
Date
1 Jan 2017
Source
Council for Arab-British Understanding
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/01/2017 To : 31/12/2017
Value
£1,501
Date
1 Jan 2016
Source
Council for Arab-British Understanding
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/01/2016 To : 31/12/2016
Value
£4,501
Date
1 Jan 2015
Source
Council for Arab-British Understanding
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/01/2015 To : 31/12/2015
Value
£4,501

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
Lord Jordan Portrait
Lord Jordan
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 10th October 2018
1 APPG Membership
Bahrain
Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne Portrait
Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
Mark Pritchard Portrait
Mark Pritchard
Vice Chair
Conservative - The Wrekin
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
Crispin Blunt Portrait
Crispin Blunt
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Reigate
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 3rd June 2016