Lebanon APPG

First Registered: 26/04/2018 • Last updated on: 10/03/2021

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To strengthen political and economic relationships between the United Kingdom and Lebanon.

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 Lebanon

1. Continuing the UK's trade relationship with Lebanon: parliamentary report
23/10/2019 - Department for International Trade
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Found: Trade Relationship with the Republic of Lebanon Agreement establishing an Association between the

2. Lebanon: doctors
25/03/2020 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: Guidance Lebanon: doctors List of English-speaking doctors, and medical facilities

3. Minister Burt: Our support to Lebanon will continue
08/03/2019 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: Minister Burt: Our support to Lebanon will continue - GOV.UK

4. Financial sanctions, Lebanon (Assassination of Rafiq Hariri and others)
31/12/2020 - HM Treasury
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Found: Guidance Financial sanctions, Lebanon (Assassination of Rafiq Hariri and others)

5. Summary of the UK-Lebanon association agreement
23/10/2019 - Department for International Trade
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Found: Summary of the UK-Lebanon association agreement - GOV.UK

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Lebanon

1. Foreign and Commonwealth Office
23/01/2019 - Ministerial Corrections

1: just returned from Lebanon with Aid to the Church in Need, and we saw there that Lebanon is a country barely - Speech Link
2: Kingdom. We work very closely with all parties in Lebanon to encourage the process of Government formation - Speech Link
3: Kingdom. We work very closely with all parties in Lebanon to encourage the process of Government formation - Speech Link

2. Hezbollah’s Rocket Arsenal: Southern Lebanon
06/06/2018 - Westminster Hall

1: considered Hezbollah’s rocket arsenal in southern Lebanon.It is a delight to serve under your chairmanship - Speech Link
2: support for terrorist proxies, such as Hezbollah in Lebanon and Hamas in Gaza, poses a serious threat to Israel - Speech Link
3: effectively establishing rocket arsenals in southern Lebanon with Hezbollah, in Gaza with Hamas and now in Yemen - Speech Link

3. Foreign and Commonwealth Office
27/02/2019 - Ministerial Corrections

1: the different complex denominations and sects in Lebanon, including several Ministers from Hezbollah. What - Speech Link
2: Prime Minister and I met the Prime Minister of Lebanon on Sunday at the summit in Sharm el-Sheikh. We - Speech Link
3: Prime Minister and I met the Prime Minister of Lebanon on Sunday at the summit in Sharm el-Sheikh. We - Speech Link

4. Terrorism Act 2000 (Proscribed Organisations) (Amendment) Order 2019
28/02/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: Lebanese civil war, following the Israeli invasion of Lebanon in 1982. It is committed to armed resistance to - Speech Link
2: said:“Hezbollah, as a political entity in Lebanon has won votes in legitimate elections, and forms - Speech Link

5. Prevention and Suppression of Terrorism
26/02/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: It has the largest non-state military force in Lebanon. As the House will appreciate, I cannot go into - Speech Link
2: absolutely right. Al-Muqawama—the resistance in Lebanon—is indeed entirely part of the single organisation - Speech Link
3: related to the problems of Government formation in Lebanon, where Hezbollah Ministers are having problems - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Lebanon
1. Lebanon: Neutrality
asked by: Lord Hylton
03/08/2020
... as advocated by the Rt Rev Bechara Boutros Al-Rai.

2. Lebanon: Explosions
asked by: David Jones
07/09/2020
... what humanitarian support his Department is providing to people in Beirut.

3. Lebanon: Hezbollah
asked by: Scott Benton
09/11/2020
... what effect Hezbollah’s influence in Lebanon has on the UK’s policies in that region.

4. Israel: Lebanon
asked by: Baroness Deech
06/08/2020
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of increased tensions along the Israel–Lebanon border and the readiness of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon to mediate effectively between the governments of Israel and Lebanon as well as to diffuse any increase in hostilities.

5. Lebanon: Weapons
asked by: Jonathan Djanogly
20/10/2020
... what assessment he has made of the implications for his policies of reports that Hezbollah is storing weapons in civilian areas in Beirut.

Latest Questions
5 Current APPG Officers
John Hayes Portrait
John Hayes
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - South Holland and The Deepings
Joined: 26th April 2018
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Sir John Hayes MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 1389.

Email: hayesj@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

David Sergeant, Office of John Hayes MP, House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 1389

Email: davidt.sergeant@parliament.uk

Benefits in Kind
Date
7 Nov 2018
Source
Lebanese Government
Description
Visit to Lebanon   From : 07/11/2018 To : 10/11/2018
Value
£9,001
Date
7 Nov 2018
Source
Lebanese Parliament
Description
Visit to Lebanon   From : 07/11/2018 To : 10/11/2018
Value
£9,001

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Lebanon APPG

Former APPG Officers
Michael Fallon Portrait
Michael Fallon
Vice Chair
Conservative - Former Member for Sevenoaks
Joined: 31st July 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Ian C. Lucas Portrait
Ian C. Lucas
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Wrexham
Joined: 31st July 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Royston Smith Portrait
Royston Smith
Vice Chair
Conservative - Southampton, Itchen
Joined: 31st July 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Ann Clwyd Portrait
Ann Clwyd
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Cynon Valley
Joined: 26th April 2018
Departed: 19th June 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Lord McInnes of Kilwinning Portrait
Lord McInnes of Kilwinning
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 26th April 2018
Departed: 19th June 2019
2 APPG Memberships
Algeria , Turkey
David Jones Portrait
David Jones
Vice Chair
Conservative - Clwyd West
Joined: 26th April 2018
Departed: 19th June 2019
Stephen Hepburn Portrait
Stephen Hepburn
Vice Chair
Independent - Former Member for Jarrow
Joined: 26th April 2018
Departed: 19th June 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Nigel Evans Portrait
Nigel Evans
Vice Chair
Conservative - Ribble Valley
Joined: 26th April 2018
Departed: 19th June 2019
Richard Bacon Portrait
Richard Bacon
Vice Chair
Conservative - South Norfolk
Joined: 26th April 2018
Departed: 19th June 2019
Jamie Stone Portrait
Jamie Stone
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross
Joined: 26th April 2018
Departed: 19th June 2019
Lord Moonie Portrait
Lord Moonie
Treasurer
Non-affiliated - Life peer
Joined: 26th April 2018
Departed: 19th June 2019
1 APPG Membership
Hydrogen
John Hayes Portrait
John Hayes
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - South Holland and The Deepings
Joined: 26th April 2018
Departed: 21st November 2018