Montenegro APPG

First Registered: 10/10/2018 • Last updated on: 25/08/2021

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To help bilateral relations between the UK and Montenegro and improve parliamentary relations.

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 Montenegro

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

2. Montenegro: lawyers
28/09/2020 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: Guidance Montenegro: lawyers Lists of English-speaking lawyers for British

3. List of funeral directors in Montenegro
30/07/2019 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: List of f uneral d irectors in Montenegro Prepared by British Embassy Podgorica

4. Montenegro: translators and interpreters
01/08/2019 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: List of t ranslators and i nterpreters in Montenegro Prepared by British Embassy Podgorica

5. Explanatory memorandum: UK/Montenegro: Agreement supplementing the European Convention on Extradition
27/08/2019 - Treaty
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Found: KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND AND MONTENEGRO SUPPLEMENTING THE EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON EXTRADITION

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Montenegro

1. European Union–Western Balkans Summit
02/07/2019 - Grand Committee

1: Croatia have joined the EU and NATO, Albania and Montenegro are NATO states and Serbia has candidate status - Speech Link
2: Europe in that enlargement.Serbia and Montenegro are the frontrunners, but Serbia has not taken - Speech Link
3: North Macedonia, Montenegro, and Serbia. While the EU opened accession talks with Montenegro and Serbia last - Speech Link

2. FOREIGN AFFAIRS COMMITTEE
12/07/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: countries—Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia—and of some EU member states including - Speech Link
2: trying to do—it tried to do this explicitly in Montenegro—is change the internal politics of some countries - Speech Link

3. Western Balkans
10/01/2019 - Grand Committee

1: Croatia have joined NATO and the EU. Albania and Montenegro are NATO member states, and Serbia has EU candidate - Speech Link
2: groups in Bosnia and Herzegovina, the coup in Montenegro, the Serbian propaganda train in Kosovo, the - Speech Link
3: member of the EU. Serbia is an accession country. Montenegro and Albania are NATO member states. Reflecting - Speech Link

4. Balkans: Euro-Atlantic Enlargement
27/02/2018 - Lords Chamber

1: the western Balkans, seen most starkly in the Montenegro attempted coup plot. This behaviour by Russia - Speech Link
2: providing of arms to Serbia, the attempted coup in Montenegro, the support for secessionists in the small entity - Speech Link

5. NATO: Montenegro Accession Talks
08/12/2015 - Written Statements

1: Secretary-General to invite Montenegro to begin the accession process, with a view to Montenegro becoming the 29th - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Montenegro
1. Montenegro: Violence
asked by: Catherine West
10/09/2020
... what discussions he has had with his Montenegrin counterpart on reports of sectarian violence and intimidation following the recent elections in that country.

2. Trade Agreements: Montenegro
asked by: Imran Ahmad Khan
14/12/2020
... what progress she has made in securing a free trade agreement with Montenegro.

3. Trade Agreements: Montenegro
asked by: Emily Thornberry
18/09/2020
... when her Department last held negotiations with the Government of Montenegro on a potential trade agreement that would take effect when existing EU trade agreements no longer apply to the UK; and at what level those negotiations were held.

4. Trade Agreements: Montenegro
asked by: Emily Thornberry
09/06/2021
... what recent progress she has made on rolling over the trade agreement in place before 1 January 2021 with Montenegro; and whether she plans to (a) seek to remove or (b) amend the clause in that agreement relating to duty drawback and exemption to exclude its application to the UK's new of freeports.

5. Montenegro: Bilateral Aid
asked by: Lord Collins of Highbury
29/06/2021
...To ask Her Majesty's Government how much bilateral official development assistance they expect to provide to Montenegro in 2021/22.

Latest Questions
7 Current APPG Officers
Lord Bowness Portrait
Lord Bowness
Vice Chair
Non-affiliated - Life peer
Joined: 10th October 2018
Lia Nici Portrait
Lia Nici
Vice Chair
Conservative - Great Grimsby
Joined: 10th March 2021
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Alex Sobel MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 0207 219 8295.

Email: alex.sobel.mp@parliament.uk

No benefits in kind are on record for the Montenegro APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Montenegro APPG

Former APPG Officers
John Grogan Portrait
John Grogan
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Former Member for Keighley
Joined: 10th October 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Nigel Evans Portrait
Nigel Evans
Treasurer
Conservative - Ribble Valley
Joined: 10th October 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
8 APPG Memberships
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