Poland APPG

First Registered: 23/12/2015 • Last updated on: 02/06/2021

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To foster a good relationship between Poland and the UK and to promote the contribution of the Polish community to the UK and bilateral trade.

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Recent Documents related to Poland

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

2. Minister Field visits Poland to follow up third annual UK-Poland inter-governmental consultations
25/01/2019 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: Minister Field visits Poland to follow up third annual UK-Poland inter-governmental consultations

3. Poland: doctors
26/10/2020 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: Guidance Poland: doctors List of English-speaking medical facilities in Poland.

4. UK Science and Innovation Network Country Snapshot – Poland
25/02/2020 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: Science and Innovation Network Country Snapshot – Poland An introductory brief from the UK Science

5. Poland: lawyers
15/10/2020 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: Poland: lawyers List of English-speaking lawyers for British nationals in Poland.

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Poland

1. World War Two: Polish Contribution
02/07/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: and Russians was signed, the brutal invasion of Poland by German forces took place. Despite so much subjugation—so - Speech Link
2: just the Battle of Cassino, it was a battle for Poland.”That was from his book, “Without the Last - Speech Link
3: mathematicians and code breakers came over from Poland. Sir Dermot Turing, a relative of Alan Turing, - Speech Link

2. Polish Anti-defamation Law
05/06/2018 - Westminster Hall

1: maintenance worker in Lwów. When the Nazis occupied Poland, Leopold witnessed the suffering of the Jewish - Speech Link

3. UK and Polish War Reparations
20/06/2018 - Westminster Hall

1: grandfather Jan Kawczynski. He was acutely aware that in Poland there was the death penalty for hiding Jewish friends - Speech Link
2: and people. Germany has not publicly stated to Poland the importance of apologising for what happened - Speech Link
3: importance of getting along with East Germany—so Poland was forced by the Soviet Union to keep quiet and - Speech Link

4. LGBT International Rights
12/10/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: India and Poland’s EU partners. Many towns in Poland have declared themselves free from LGBT ideology - Speech Link
2: Browne of Ladyton, I have issues with the regime in Poland. I welcome the Minister’s recent answer, but can - Speech Link
3: allies to support the LGBT community in Poland. Recently, we have seen concerning reports of local councils - Speech Link

5. Nord Stream 2 Pipeline
10/03/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: said to them, “You expect us to send troops to Poland and the Baltic states, and to protect you. You - Speech Link
2: could in half an hour. I am grateful to him.Poland and Croatia have been the instigators of the Three - Speech Link
3: transportation of gas through Belarus, Ukraine or Poland—countries that the Russians have problems with - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Poland
1. Poland: Abortion
asked by: Alex Davies-Jones
04/11/2020
... what discussions he has had with his Polish counterpart on that country's abortion laws.

2. Poland: Abortion
asked by: Baroness Goudie
17/11/2020
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the government of Poland's compliance with the European Convention on Human Rights in relation to its position on the termination of pregnancies; and what representations they have made to the government of Poland on this matter.

3. Deportation: Poland
asked by: Caroline Lucas
08/06/2020
... what assessment she has made of its effect on (a) international efforts to contain the covid-19 pandemic and (b) the health and safety of (i) passengers and (ii) staff onboard that flight.

4. Deportation: Poland
asked by: Claire Hanna
18/05/2020
... whether it is the Government's policy that the private plane chartered from Stansted to Poland to remove EU nationals on 30 April 2020 was essential travel during the covid-19 outbreak; and what measures were taken to ensure social distancing on that flight.

5. Poland: Elections
asked by: Lord Alderdice
05/05/2020
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to ensure that Polish citizens living in the UK are able to vote in the Polish Presidential election on 10 May; what steps they are taking to ensure voting at the Polish Embassy is considered a legitimate essential duty; and what discussions they have had with the government of Poland about the steps being taken to ensure that adequate social distancing measures are in place at the Embassy when the election is held. [T]

Latest Questions
11 Current APPG Officers
Daniel Kawczynski Portrait
Daniel Kawczynski
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Shrewsbury and Atcham
Joined: 23rd December 2015
Lord Rogan Portrait
Lord Rogan
Vice Chair
Ulster Unionist Party - Life peer
Joined: 21st April 2021
Robert Halfon Portrait
Robert Halfon
Vice Chair
Conservative - Harlow
Joined: 24th February 2020
Lord Gilbert of Panteg Portrait
Lord Gilbert of Panteg
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 21st April 2021
Marion Fellows Portrait
Marion Fellows
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - Motherwell and Wishaw
Joined: 21st April 2021
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Daniel Kawczynski MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 6249.

Email: daniel.kawczynski.mp@parliament.uk

Group's Website:

https://appgpoland.uk/

No benefits in kind are on record for the Poland APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Poland APPG

Former APPG Officers
Paula Sherriff Portrait
Paula Sherriff
Officer
Labour - Former Member for Dewsbury
Joined: 23rd December 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Gavin Robinson Portrait
Gavin Robinson
Officer
Democratic Unionist Party - Belfast East
Joined: 23rd December 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
Stephen Pound Portrait
Stephen Pound
Officer
Labour - Former Member for Ealing North
Joined: 2nd May 2017
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships