Montenegro APPG

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

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

2. 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

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. UK & Montenegro celebrate 140 years of diplomatic relations
19/11/2018 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: UK & Montenegro celebrate 140 years of diplomatic relations -

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. 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

3. 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

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. 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

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. Overseas Trade: Montenegro
asked by: Andrew Rosindell
04/07/2019
... what steps he has taken to enhance UK trade with Montenegro after the UK leaves the EU.

5. Trade Agreements: Montenegro
asked by: Antoinette Sandbach
07/11/2018
... what progress he has made in transitioning the existing EU trade agreement with Montenegro; and whether he has received any requests for changes to that agreement.

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