North Macedonia APPG

First Registered: 13/02/2019 • Last updated on: 17/11/2021

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To help bilateral relations between the UK and North Macedonia and improve parliamentary relations.

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Recent Documents related to North Macedonia

1. Explanatory memorandum: UK/North Macedonia: Partnership, Trade and Cooperation Agreement
10/12/2020 - Treaty
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Found: Britain and Northern Ireland and the Republic of North MacedoniaTitle of the Agreement: Partnership, Trade

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

3. Partnership, Trade and Cooperation Agreement, done at Skopje on 3 December 2020, between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Republic of North Macedonia
10/12/2020 - Treaty
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Found: UK/North Macedonia: Partnership, Trade and Cooperation Agreement [CS North Macedonia No.1/2020]

4. Partnership, Trade and Cooperation Agreement, done at Skopje on 3 December 2020, between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Republic of North Macedonia
10/12/2020 - Treaty
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Found: UK/North Macedonia: Partnership, Trade and Cooperation Agreement [CS North Macedonia No.1/2020]

5. North Macedonia: funeral directors
28/01/2020 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: Guidance North Macedonia: funeral directors List of English-speaking funeral

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Recent Speeches related to North Macedonia

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

1: important decision to open accession talks with North Macedonia and Albania.I said in an earlier debate - Speech Link
2: background, the EU Commission says that Albania and North Macedonia have made good progress towards EU membership - Speech Link
3: towards opening accession negotiations with North Macedonia and Albania. The noble Baroness, Lady Anelay - 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 - Speech Link
2: already members of NATO, and the Republic of North Macedonia—I must get the name correct—received a positive - Speech Link
3: leadership shown by the leaders of Greece and Macedonia in reaching an agreement, and we welcome the fact - Speech Link

3. UK Relations with Kosovo
05/03/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: destabilising in the Balkans.A delegation from North Macedonia is in Parliament at the moment, whom I was - Speech Link
2: not possibly say, but Rita Ora’s dad has a pub in north London—the Queen’s Arms—so that probably does it - Speech Link
3: leadership shown by Greece and what is now North Macedonia in reaching an agreement to resolve a long-standing - Speech Link

4. UK and the Western Balkans (IRC Report)
24/05/2018 - Lords Chamber

1: members: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia. That meeting will take - Speech Link
2: and the Balkans. I also welcome her visit to Macedonia—the first by a UK Prime Minister since 1999—the - Speech Link
3: that blow the Balkans up are two, and one is Macedonia—I am very glad indeed to see progress made there - Speech Link

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

1: December in Brussels, Foreign Ministers of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) took an important - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to North Macedonia
1. North Macedonia: NATO
asked by: Gregory Campbell
10/02/2020
... what steps he has taken to support North Macedonia to undertake a strategic defence review in preparation for NATO membership.

2. North Macedonia: NATO
asked by: Kelvin Hopkins
23/07/2019
... when he plans to bring the Protocol to the North Atlantic Treaty on the Accession of the Republic of North Macedonia before the House for ratification.

3. North Macedonia: NATO
asked by: Gregory Campbell
22/07/2019
... what plans he has to hold discussions with his North Macedonian counterpart on that country's application to join NATO.

4. North Macedonia: NATO
asked by: Madeleine Moon
15/05/2019
... when he plans to lay before Parliament the Accession Protocol relating to Northern Macedonia's membership of NATO; and if he will make a statement.

5. Trade Agreements: North Macedonia
asked by: Emily Thornberry
18/09/2020
... when her Department last held negotiations with the Government of North Macedonia 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.

Latest Questions
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8 Current APPG Officers
Michael Fabricant Portrait
Michael Fabricant
Co-Chair
Conservative - Lichfield
Joined: 24th February 2020
Lord Bowness Portrait
Lord Bowness
Vice Chair
Non-affiliated - Life peer
Joined: 24th February 2020
8 APPG Memberships
Albania , Belarus , Kosovo , Mongolia , Montenegro , Romania , Ukraine , Uzbekistan
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Martin Vickers MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 7212.

Email: martin.vickers.mp@parliament.uk

No benefits in kind are on record for the North Macedonia APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the North Macedonia APPG

Former APPG Officers
John Grogan Portrait
John Grogan
Co-Chair
Labour - Former Member for Keighley
Joined: 13th February 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Nigel Evans Portrait
Nigel Evans
Secretary
Conservative - Ribble Valley
Joined: 13th February 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
8 APPG Memberships
Bahrain , Beer , Belize , Gibraltar , Music , Qatar , Taiwan , Wine and Spirits
John Whittingdale Portrait
John Whittingdale
Treasurer
Conservative - Maldon
Joined: 13th February 2019
Departed: 31st July 2019
2 APPG Memberships
Dark Skies , Nuclear Energy