Philippines APPG

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

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To foster relations between the United Kingdom and the Philippines.

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18/01/2019 - Parliamentary Research

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01/12/2020 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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4. Philippines: medical facilities
01/12/2020 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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5. Overseas Business Risk: Philippines
23/02/2021 - Department for International Trade
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Recent Speeches related to Philippines

1. Philippines
24/01/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: want. Transparency International has placed the Philippines among the most unequal and corrupt countries - Speech Link
2: step backwards in terms of human rights in the Philippines. I am fully aware that we have questions in this - Speech Link

2. Polio: Pakistan and Afghanistan
24/10/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: the recent outbreak of polio in the southern Philippines, where there have been two confirmed cases and - Speech Link
2: confirmed outbreaks of vaccine-derived polio in the Philippines, which is such a shame, coming 20 years after - Speech Link
3: important. As was highlighted in the case of the Philippines, even 20 years after an outbreak we cannot be - Speech Link

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

1: waters in question stretch from Malaysia to the Philippines, and from Vietnam to the edge of Indonesia. The - Speech Link
2: rightly says, Malaysia, Vietnam, Brunei and the Philippines. All these states are parties to UNCLOS. The - Speech Link

4. Non-EEA Visas: Inshore Fishing
17/07/2018 - Westminster Hall

1: because we need people, primarily from the Philippines and Ghana, to work in our communities on the - Speech Link
2: want to go home to their families back in the Philippines, Sri Lanka and Ghana, and we must make that clear - Speech Link
3: understand what people prefer about the sunny Philippines when they could be living on a fishing boat in - Speech Link

5. UK’s Counter-terrorist Asset Freezing Regime (1 April to 30 June 2016)
28/03/2017 - Written Statements

1: Communist Party of the Philippines, including New People’s Army (NPA), Philippines6. Devrimci Halk - Speech Link

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Recent Questions related to Philippines
1. Visas: Philippines
asked by: Paul Maynard
30/06/2020
... when UK visa processing in the Philippines will resume; and whether priority will be given to people with offers of employment in the NHS.

2. Philippines: Prisons
asked by: Rupa Huq
04/05/2020
... what discussions he has had with the Government of the Philippines on (a) reported human rights abuses in their prison system which houses British nationals and relatives of Filipinos living in the UK and (b) the release of prisoners during the covid-19 outbreak.

3. Philippines: Volcanoes
asked by: Emily Thornberry
30/01/2020
... what support he has offered to the Philippine Government for evacuations within the Cavite province.

4. Surveillance: Philippines
asked by: Lloyd Russell-Moyle
17/07/2019
... whether the UK exported surveillance equipment to the Philippines in 2019.

5. Philippines: Children
asked by: Lord Hylton
08/07/2019
... are obliged to work in the Philippines; and what initiatives they are funding to assist with the provision of education for such children.

Latest Questions
7 Current APPG Officers
Lord Rogan Portrait
Lord Rogan
Vice Chair
Ulster Unionist Party - Life peer
Joined: 24th November 2016
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Sir David Amess MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 3452.

Email: amessd@parliament.uk

No benefits in kind are on record for the Philippines APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Philippines APPG

Former APPG Officers
Roger Godsiff Portrait
Roger Godsiff
Secretary
Labour - Former Member for Birmingham, Hall Green
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Mark Pritchard Portrait
Mark Pritchard
Vice Chair
Conservative - The Wrekin
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
Stewart Jackson Portrait
Stewart Jackson
Officer
Conservative - Former Member for Peterborough
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Dholakia Portrait
Lord Dholakia
Officer
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017