Malawi APPG

First Registered: 31/01/2018 • Last updated on: 27/01/2021

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To promote understanding and awareness among parliamentarians; support positive relations between our countries; and provide a forum for discussion on relevant issues affecting politics, society, culture and the economy in Malawi.


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Recent Documents related to Malawi

1. Malawi: country policy and information notes
20/10/2020 - UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI)
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Found: facts Full c ountry n ame : Republic of Malawi 1 Area : T otal: 118,484 sq km 2 land:

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

3. Malawi: country policy and information notes
20/10/2020 - UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI)
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Found: Country Policy and Information Note Malawi: Sexual orientation and gender identity

4. Scottish Government - written evidence
19/03/2019 - Inquiry: UK aid for combating climate change - International Development Committee
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Found: started in 2005, with £3 million designated for Malawi by the then First Minister, reflecting 150 years

5. Development and Support to the Implementation of a Strategic Plan for the Establishment of Sustainable Road Research Capacity in Malawi, Final Report
09/01/2020 - Department for International Development
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Found: Establishment of Sustainable Road Research Capacity in Malawi ii Mgangira, M.B. and Roux, M.P . Council

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Malawi

1. Scotland-Malawi Relationship
13/09/2017 - Westminster Hall

1: That this House has considered the Scotland-Malawi relationship.It is a pleasure to serve under - Speech Link

2. Cyclone Idai
20/03/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: and the collapse of bridges and roads.In Malawi, nearly 900,000 people have been directly affected - Speech Link
2: about our solidarity with the people of Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe who have been hit by what the United - Speech Link
3: situation—the people who have come here from Zimbabwe, Malawi and Mozambique, who have made their home here, - Speech Link
4: links between the UK and people in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe, to which my right hon. Friend the - Speech Link
5: donors and the countries concerned—to ensure that Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe can rebuild after this - Speech Link
6: of the most vulnerable to climate change—I think Malawi is estimated to be the third poorest country in - Speech Link
7: sympathy goes out to the people of Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe. As has been said, this is not only - Speech Link
8: also the port that is most used by Zimbabwe and Malawi for food imports and exports, so that is, in addition - Speech Link

3. Cyclone Idai
28/03/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: people have been displaced in Mozambique, 87,000 in Malawi and 4,000 in Zimbabwe. Some 2.6 million people - Speech Link
2: resilience facilities and mechanisms for the future in Malawi and Mozambique in particular, including early warning - Speech Link
3: happy to do that in relation to Mozambique and Malawi. Canada has contributed some $2 million, but the - Speech Link

4. UK Entry Visas
19/11/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: denials experienced by members of the Scotland Malawi Partnership. I declare an interest, because the - Speech Link
2: send her extensive documentation from the Scotland Malawi Partnership on this issue, which she may already - Speech Link
3: Priests and pupils in remote villages in northern Malawi or elsewhere in Africa may not have bank accounts - Speech Link
4: chairmanship of the all-party parliamentary group on Malawi, and his work with that country. I recently accepted - Speech Link
5: evidence that have been produced by the Scotland Malawi partnership, not least the denial form which contains - Speech Link

5. Visitor Visas: Sub-Saharan Africa
08/06/2016 - Westminster Hall

1: meet me and a representative from the Scotland Malawi Partnership yesterday to discuss some of them in - Speech Link
2: commercial capital of Malawi. The situation she describes is a problem not just in Malawi. The all-party group - Speech Link
3: is important that people from countries such as Malawi should be allowed to visit the UK. I stress that - Speech Link
4: organisation, SCIAF, wanted to bring visitors over from Malawi to help to promote its Lent fundraising and awareness - Speech Link

6. Scotland and Malawi Relations
30/11/2015 - Commons Chamber

1: known as the warm heart of Africa, the Republic of Malawi.A number of distinguished guests are watching - Speech Link
2: responsibility to make sure we are investing in Malawi? I know that part of the world incredibly well - Speech Link

7. Double Taxation Treaties (Developing Countries) Bill
16/12/2016 - Commons Chamber

1: its own domestic resources through taxation is Malawi? He spoke about treaties being agreed some time - Speech Link
2: with Malawi does not include goods such as televisions, because they did not even exist in Malawi in those - Speech Link
3: country as powerful as the UK and countries such as Malawi and Namibia. I have been in countries that do not - Speech Link
4: Gentleman intervened earlier on the subject of Malawi, I want to get this point on the record. I have - Speech Link

8. Tax Treaties: Developing Countries
25/02/2016 - Lords Chamber

1: treaties around the world, in particular that with Malawi. That treaty was signed in 1955 by Sir Gilbert - Speech Link
2: bipartisan approach to this across the years. As for Malawi, this matter was addressed way back in 2010. Our - Speech Link
3: in these discussions because, as in the case of Malawi, you could be taking away with one hand and putting - Speech Link

9. Developing Countries: Jobs and Livelihoods
15/06/2016 - Westminster Hall

1: constituency of Strangford do fantastic work in in Malawi, Zimbabwe and Swaziland in Africa, as do many other - Speech Link
2: which supports 11 projects in places that include Malawi, Zambia, Tanzania and Rwanda.Goal 8 of the - Speech Link
3: economic growth in Malawi. For over a decade, they have supported the Scotland Malawi Partnership and its - Speech Link

10. Oral Answers to Questions
20/03/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: of Cyclone Idai across Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi, and I would like to share with the House the thoughts - Speech Link
2: of Cyclone Idai across Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi, and I would like to share with the House the thoughts - Speech Link
3: deadly cyclone in southern Africa. In Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe, hundreds of people have lost their - Speech Link
4: pads to make sanitary products for young women in Malawi. It has had a fantastic response from the community - Speech Link
5: devastation caused by the cyclone in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe. As I think the Secretary of State - Speech Link
6: caused devastation in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi. I support the Government in sending £6 million - Speech Link
7: much with the people of Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi. We must do all that we can to support those communities - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Malawi
1. Malawi: Politics and Government
asked by: Baroness Kennedy of Cradley
03/02/2021
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the political situation in Malawi.

2. Prime Minister: Malawi
asked by: Hugh Gaffney
17/10/2017
... whether she plans to visit Malawi.

3. Visas: Malawi
asked by: David Linden
10/10/2017
... when she will next meet with representatives of the Scotland Malawi Partnership.

4. Southern Africa: Storms
asked by: Marquess of Lothian
01/04/2019
... Zimbabwe and Malawi following Cyclone Idai.

5. Malawi: Politics and Government
asked by: Ruth Jones
02/07/2020
... what recent assessment he has made of the political situation in Malawi.

Latest Questions
8 Current APPG Members
Patrick Grady Portrait
Patrick Grady
Chair & Registered Contact
Scottish National Party - Glasgow North
Joined: 31st January 2018
Margaret Ferrier Portrait
Margaret Ferrier
Co-Vice Chair
Independent - Rutherglen and Hamilton West
Joined: 24th February 2020
David Mundell Portrait
David Mundell
Co-Vice Chair
Conservative - Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale
Joined: 24th February 2020
None Portrait
Lord Steel of Aikwood
Co-Vice Chair
Joined: 7th August 2020
Marion Fellows Portrait
Marion Fellows
Treasurer
Scottish National Party - Motherwell and Wishaw
Joined: 24th February 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Patrick Grady MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 6398.

Email: patrick.grady.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

David Hope-Jones, Scotland Malawi Partnership, Room 3.6, City Chambers, High Street, Edinburgh EH1 1YJ. Tel: 0131 529 3164

Email: david@scotland-malawipartnership.org

Group's Website:

https://www.scotland-malawipartnership.org/get-involved/malawi-appg/

No benefits in kind are on record for the Malawi APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Malawi APPG

Former APPG Members
Ross Thomson Portrait
Ross Thomson
Co-Vice Chair
Conservative - Former Member for Aberdeen South
Joined: 31st January 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Hugh Gaffney Portrait
Hugh Gaffney
Co-Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill
Joined: 31st January 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Christine Jardine Portrait
Christine Jardine
Co-Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Edinburgh West
Joined: 31st January 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
Kirstene Hair Portrait
Kirstene Hair
Secretary
Conservative - Former Member for Angus
Joined: 31st January 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
David Linden Portrait
David Linden
Treasurer
Scottish National Party - Glasgow East
Joined: 31st January 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019