Pacific Islands APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 29/12/2021

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To encourage political interest in the South Pacific and to meet with politicians from that area who are visiting the UK.

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 Pacific Islands

1. Memorandum of understanding between the UK and Pacific states on the Economic Partnership Agreement
05/05/2021 - Department for International Trade
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Found: Memorandum of understanding between the UK and Pacific states on the Economic Partnership Agreement

2. Tuberculosis by country: rates per 100,000 people
20/10/2020 - Public Health England (PHE)
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Found: Americas 46 96000 Brunei Darussalam Western Pacific 64 280 Burkina Faso Africa 47 9600 Burundi

3. Notice regarding processed fisheries products in relation to the interim Economic Partnership Agreement between the UK and Pacific States
31/12/2020 - Department for International Trade
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Found: UK and Pacific States Notice on processed fisheries products between the UK and Pacific States:

4. UK deepens climate change partnership with Pacific Islands
17/12/2018 - Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
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Found: UK deepens climate change partnership with Pacific Islands - GOV.UK document

5. Climate change impacts on corals: full research report
21/06/2021 - Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
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Found: Indian Ocean Territory (BIOT) and the Pitcairn Islands Blue Belt Programme April 2021 Authors: Lincoln

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Pacific Islands

1. AUKUS: Impact on Anglo-Chinese Relations
20/10/2021 - Westminster Hall

1: in maintaining peace and security in the Indo-Pacific region.There is no doubt in my mind that both Russia - Speech Link
2: comprehensive and progressive agreement for trans-Pacific partnership, which we will be joining, but—goodness - Speech Link
3: security and defense cooperation in the Indo-Pacific region”.Artificial intelligence, quantum technology - Speech Link

2. UK-Overseas Territories Joint Ministerial Council 2021
09/12/2021 - Written Statements

1: Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, the Falkland Islands, Gibraltar, Montserrat, Pitcairn Islands, St Helena - Speech Link

3. South China Sea: Freedom of Navigation
03/09/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: creating a great wall of sand, a chain of artificial islands that China intends to use to manufacture the basis - Speech Link
2: features, including low-tide elevations, rocks and islands. UNCLOS sets out the rules under which various - Speech Link

4. No Deal: Trade Continuity
21/02/2019 - Written Statements

1: agreements with Switzerland, Chile, the Faroe Islands, members of the eastern and southern Africa (ESA) - Speech Link

5. FOREIGN AFFAIRS COMMITTEE
04/04/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: efforts to increase the UK’s presence in the Indo-Pacific—including its military presence—in line with its - Speech Link
2: Government decide to uphold the UN ruling on the Chagos islands, in respecting the international rules-based system - Speech Link
3: British Government’s position towards the Chagos islands and the British Indian Ocean Territory. I will - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Pacific Islands
1. Bahamas and Pacific Ocean Islands: Climate Change
asked by: Lord Jones of Cheltenham
25/11/2021
... to combat the effects of climate change.

2. Indo-Pacific Region
asked by: Kevan Jones
29/03/2021
... what steps his Department has taken to strengthen relations with prospective allies in the Indo-Pacific region.

3. Pacific Ocean Islands and Papua New Guinea: Fisheries
asked by: James Heappey
28/06/2018
... (vii) Solomon Islands and (viii) Tuvalu; and how much funding her Department allocated to each such project.

4. Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership: Pitcairn Islands
asked by: Emily Thornberry
22/09/2021
... whether she has (a) sought and (b) received legal advice on the possible inclusion of the Pitcairn Islands in the UK’s application for accession to the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership.

5. Falkland Islands
asked by: Andrew Rosindell
23/07/2019
... what plans the Government has to provide additional support to the Falkland Islands in the event that the UK leaves the EU without a deal.

Latest Questions
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16 Current APPG Officers
Lord Jones of Cheltenham Portrait
Lord Jones of Cheltenham
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Sarah Dines Portrait
Sarah Dines
Vice Chair
Conservative - Derbyshire Dales
Joined: 24th February 2020
Dawn Butler Portrait
Dawn Butler
Vice Chair
Labour - Brent Central
Joined: 10th March 2021
Lisa Cameron Portrait
Lisa Cameron
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow
Joined: 10th March 2021
82 APPG Memberships
22q11 Syndrome , American Football , Antisemitism , Arctic and Nordic Councils , Armed Forces , Armed Forces Covenant , Assistive Technology , Australia and New Zealand , Autism , Bahrain , Banning Trophy Hunting , Bees and Pollinators , Bermuda , Boys' Brigade , Breast Cancer , British Jews , British Overseas Territories , Canada , Cats , Cerebral Palsy , Channel 4 , Channel Islands , Childhood Trauma , Chile , China , Commonwealth , Crypto and Digital Assets , Cyprus , Darts , Dementia , Diabetes , Digital Regulation and Responsibility , Disability , Dog Advisory Welfare , Down Syndrome , Dying Well , Eating Disorders , Entrepreneurship , Estonia , Ethics and Sustainability in Fashion , Fair Business Banking , Financial Education for Young People , Foreign Affairs , Future of Retail , Global Health , Health , Holocaust Memorial , Hydrogen , Inclusive Entrepreneurship , International Freedom of Religion or Belief , Japan , Learning Disability , Liechtenstein , Limits to Growth , Loan Charge and Taxpayer Fairness , Media , Mentoring , Montserrat , Olympic and Paralympic Games , Pro-Life , Psychology , Pubs , Qatar , Queen’s Platinum Jubilee 2022 , Reserves and Cadets , Russia , San Marino , Serbia , Small Island Developing States , Social Media , Spinal Cord Injury , Street Children , Switzerland , Textiles and Fashion , Thalidomide , Twelve Steps Recovery Programme from Addiction , United Nations , United Nations Global Goals for Sustainable Development , United Nations Women , Vulnerable Groups to Pandemics , Whistleblowing , Woods and Trees
Stephen Doughty Portrait
Stephen Doughty
Vice Chair
Labour (Co-op) - Cardiff South and Penarth
Joined: 10th March 2021
Paul Beresford Portrait
Paul Beresford
Vice Chair
Conservative - Mole Valley
Joined: 10th March 2021
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Andrew Rosindell MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 8475.

Email: andrew.rosindell.mp@parliament.uk

No benefits in kind are on record for the Pacific Islands APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Pacific Islands APPG

Former APPG Officers
Roger Godsiff Portrait
Roger Godsiff
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Birmingham, Hall Green
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Andrew Percy Portrait
Andrew Percy
Vice Chair
Conservative - Brigg and Goole
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 21st July 2016