Norway APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 10/03/2021

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To promote relations between the UK and Norway.

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Recent Documents related to Norway

1. UK-Norway High Level Arrangement on cooperation on polar affairs
11/03/2021 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: Policy paper UK-Norway High Level Arrangement on cooperation on polar affairs

2. Norway: translators
12/01/2021 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: Norway: translators List of translators and interpreters for British nationals in Norway.

3. UK/Norway: Framework Agreement on Fisheries [CS Norway No.1/2020]
19/10/2020 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: International treaty UK/Norway: Framework Agreement on Fisheries [CS Norway No.1/2020] This treaty

4. Norway: doctors
13/01/2021 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: Guidance Norway: doctors List of English-speaking medical facilities in Norway.

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

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Norway

1. Extradition Act 2003 (Amendments to Designations) Order 2020
09/03/2020 - Grand Committee

1: implement an extradition agreement between the EU and Norway and Iceland to which the UK is party during the - Speech Link
2: have no particular comments to make in respect of Norway and Iceland becoming Part 1, and no longer being - Speech Link

2. Extradition (Provisional Arrest) Bill [HL]
14/10/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: system based on the EU’s surrender agreement with Norway and Iceland.The purpose of amending the - Speech Link

3. Offshore Gas Rigs
11/03/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: timetable for this? The Netherlands, Denmark and Norway not only signed up to that initiative but actually - Speech Link
2: Government, what are the difficulties for introducing a Norway-type zero-flare policy? Could the Government bring - Speech Link
3: three years—that portion is economic. Given that Norway has now found ways of reinjecting this waste back - Speech Link

4. Offshore Combustion Installations (Pollution Prevention and Control) (Amendment) Regulations 2018
21/06/2018 - Lords Chamber

1: in the most exposed conditions are in the UK and Norway.Of course, in the past the EU has attempted - Speech Link
2: consult on it.I can assure the noble Lord that Norway will be following us in doing that as this directive - Speech Link

5. Fisheries Bill (First sitting)
04/12/2018 - Public Bill Committees

1: one of which we will become on Brexit day, are Norway 85% or thereabouts and Iceland 90%. So the primary - Speech Link
2: will be access as we have access, for instance, to Norway, there will be access by European boats to UK waters - Speech Link
3: renegotiation of quota shares. You can use the EU-Norway example as the most relevant model for future management - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Norway
1. Fisheries: Norway
asked by: Emma Hardy
03/07/2020
... and how the UK interests in regard to the distant fishing fleet are being protected.

2. Fisheries: Norway
asked by: Baroness Harris of Richmond
02/02/2021
...To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the UK–Norway Framework Agreement on Fisheries ensures distant waters fishing access for UK trawlers.

3. Fisheries: Norway
asked by: Stephanie Peacock
20/01/2021
... what plan does the Government has to ensure that UK fishing can restart in the Svalbard Exclusive Economic Zone; and what the timeframe is for securing that fishing agreement.

4. Fisheries: Norway
asked by: Angus Brendan MacNeil
05/10/2020
... which species of fish are mentioned in the UK-Norway Fisheries Framework Agreement of 30 September 2020; and what changes that agreement makes to quotas.

5. Aviation: Norway
asked by: Lord Beith
13/02/2019
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what arrangements are in place to ensure the continuation of flights between the UK and Norway after the UK leaves the EU; and whether any UK–Norway air services agreement has been concluded.

Latest Questions
11 Current APPG Officers
Mark Hendrick Portrait
Mark Hendrick
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour (Co-op) - Preston
Joined: 29th August 2018
None Portrait
Lord Elton
Vice Chair
Joined: 28th September 2017
Viscount Craigavon Portrait
Viscount Craigavon
Vice Chair
Crossbench - Excepted Hereditary
Joined: 30th July 2015
4 APPG Memberships
Denmark , Finland , Iceland , Sweden
Lord Mountevans Portrait
Lord Mountevans
Vice Chair
Crossbench - Excepted Hereditary
Joined: 7th August 2020
Lord Beith Portrait
Lord Beith
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 28th September 2017
2 APPG Memberships
East Coast Main Line , Finland
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Sir Mark Hendrick MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 4791.

Email: mark.hendrick.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Amanda Mawn, Office of Sir Mark Hendrick MP, House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 4791

Email: mawna@parliament.uk

No benefits in kind are on record for the Norway APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Norway APPG

Former APPG Officers
Kelvin Hopkins Portrait
Kelvin Hopkins
Vice Chair
Independent - Former Member for Luton North
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Paul Farrelly Portrait
Paul Farrelly
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Newcastle-under-Lyme
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Mark Prisk Portrait
Mark Prisk
Treasurer
Conservative - Former Member for Hertford and Stortford
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships