Nepal APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 21/04/2021

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To encourage good relations between Britain and Nepal.

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 Nepal

1. Nepal: country policy and information notes
08/05/2019 - UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI)
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Found: Country Name: Feder al Democratic Republic of Nepal 1 Area: total: 147,181 sq km (56,827 sq miles

2. UK praises strong Nepal relationship following Prime Minister Oli’s visit
13/06/2019 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: UK praises strong Nepal relationship following Prime Minister Oli’s visit

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

4. Profile of development work: Nepal
02/09/2020 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: DFID NEPAL poverty, deliver the Global Goals for Sustainable Development (SDGs) and tackle

5. Initiation and completion rates of isoniazid preventive therapy among people living with HIV in Far-Western Region of Nepal
29/10/2019 - Department for International Development
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Found: people living with HIV in Far-Western Region of Nepal - GOV.UK document

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Nepal

1. Mount Everest: Safety
18/07/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: representations they have made to the government of Nepal (1) to reduce the number of permits available for - Speech Link
2: Lords, official travel advice for travellers to Nepal, including for those intending to climb Everest - Speech Link
3: discusses mountain safety with the Government of Nepal, ensuring that their policies promote safety for - Speech Link

2. Nepal
05/12/2017 - Lords Chamber

1: political stability and peaceful development in Nepal following the general election in that country. - Speech Link
2: elections this year will be a landmark moment for Nepal, and it represents an important step in effective - Speech Link
3: especially regarding the election. She will know that Nepal is at last emerging from many years of conflict - Speech Link

3. Nepal Earthquake: First Anniversary
25/04/2016 - Commons Chamber

1: Malnutrition rates in Nepal are among the highest in the world. More than 2 million people in Nepal do not have - Speech Link
2: delivered to Nepal a huge number of shelter boxes, which was the first western aid to reach Nepal. The Rotarians - Speech Link
3: not only has raised money but has gone out to Nepal and is actually spending the money on reconstruction - Speech Link

4. Water: Developing Countries
24/01/2018 - Lords Chamber

1: the devastating situation in countries such as Nepal. The lack of adequate water and sanitation leads - Speech Link
2: projects?A country I visit regularly is Nepal, where over half the population still have no access - Speech Link
3: wonderful to hear the testimony of colleagues about Nepal and the inspiring story of the noble Lord, Lord - Speech Link

5. Freedom of Religion or Belief
01/03/2018 - Westminster Hall

1: criminalisation of blasphemy and religious conversion in Nepal; the continued state-sponsored persecution of the - Speech Link
2: situation with freedom of religion or belief in Nepal, which is also a member of the UNHRC. As the Minister - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Nepal
1. Nepal: Christianity
asked by: Andrew Rosindell
30/01/2020
... what recent assessment he has made of the treatment of Christians in Nepal.

2. Nepal: Leprosy
asked by: Jim Cunningham
29/04/2019
... what steps the Government is taking to help tackle leprosy in Nepal.

3. Census: Nepal
asked by: Leo Docherty
14/02/2019
... if he will take steps to include Nepalese as an ethnicity category in the 2021 census.

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

5. Nepal: Christianity
asked by: Gregory Campbell
19/01/2018
... if he will make representations to the Nepalese Government on recent levels of persecution of Christians and moves to close Christian orphanages.

Latest Questions
17 Current APPG Officers
Earl of Sandwich Portrait
Earl of Sandwich
Vice Chair
Crossbench - Excepted Hereditary
Joined: 30th July 2015
Lord Bilimoria Portrait
Lord Bilimoria
Vice Chair
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 24th November 2016
Lord Dholakia Portrait
Lord Dholakia
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 21st November 2018
Navendu Mishra Portrait
Navendu Mishra
Secretary
Labour - Stockport
Joined: 8th April 2020
Baroness Verma Portrait
Baroness Verma
Treasurer
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 8th April 2020
Baroness Flather Portrait
Baroness Flather
Vice Chair
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 8th April 2020
Sam Tarry Portrait
Sam Tarry
Vice Chair
Labour - Ilford South
Joined: 8th April 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Mr Virendra Sharma MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 6080.

Email: sharmav@parliament.uk

No benefits in kind are on record for the Nepal APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Nepal APPG

Former APPG Officers
Jeremy Lefroy Portrait
Jeremy Lefroy
Secretary
Conservative - Former Member for Stafford
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Stephen Pound Portrait
Stephen Pound
Treasurer
Labour - Former Member for Ealing North
Joined: 24th November 2016
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Earl of Sandwich Portrait
Earl of Sandwich
Vice Chair
Crossbench - Excepted Hereditary
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
Mark Pritchard Portrait
Mark Pritchard
Secretary
Conservative - The Wrekin
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
Wayne David Portrait
Wayne David
Vice Chair
Labour - Caerphilly
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 12th October 2016
Lord Mann Portrait
Lord Mann
Vice Chair
Non-affiliated - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 12th October 2016