Qatar APPG

First Registered: 29/09/2015 • Last updated on: 06/03/2024

Note: This APPG was last registered on 6th March 2024. The APPG was not registered in the latest release of the 8th April 2024 and may be defunct.

To foster good relations between the UK and Qatar.

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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Reticulating Splines
Former APPG Members
James Sunderland Portrait
James Sunderland
Vice Chair
Conservative - Bracknell
Joined: 17th May 2023
Departed: 6th March 2024
Alun Cairns Portrait
Alun Cairns
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Vale of Glamorgan
Joined: 10th March 2021
Departed: 6th March 2024
Nigel Evans Portrait
Nigel Evans
Honorary President
Conservative - Ribble Valley
Joined: 5th November 2019
Departed: 6th March 2024
1 APPG Membership
Wine and Spirits
Shailesh Vara Portrait
Shailesh Vara
Vice Chair
Conservative - North West Cambridgeshire
Joined: 17th May 2023
Departed: 6th March 2024
1 APPG Membership
Sleep Apnoea
Baroness Northover Portrait
Baroness Northover
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 5th November 2019
Departed: 6th March 2024
Lord Udny-Lister Portrait
Lord Udny-Lister
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 17th May 2023
Departed: 6th March 2024
No other APPG Memberships
Mark Menzies Portrait
Mark Menzies
Vice Chair
Conservative - Fylde
Joined: 10th March 2021
Departed: 6th March 2024
4 APPG Memberships
Flood Prevention , Latin America , Oman , Saudi Arabia
Clive Betts Portrait
Clive Betts
Vice Chair
Labour - Sheffield South East
Joined: 17th May 2023
Departed: 6th March 2024
Lord Hussain Portrait
Lord Hussain
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 24th February 2020
Departed: 6th March 2024
Ranil Jayawardena Portrait
Ranil Jayawardena
Vice Chair
Conservative - North East Hampshire
Joined: 17th May 2023
Departed: 6th March 2024
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Moynihan Portrait
Lord Moynihan
Vice Chair
Conservative - Excepted Hereditary
Joined: 10th March 2021
Departed: 6th March 2024
1 APPG Membership
Ticket Abuse
Pauline Latham Portrait
Pauline Latham
Vice Chair
Conservative - Mid Derbyshire
Joined: 10th March 2021
Departed: 6th March 2024
Mark Tami Portrait
Mark Tami
Vice Chair
Labour - Alyn and Deeside
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 6th March 2024
Bob Stewart Portrait
Bob Stewart
Vice Chair
Independent - Beckenham
Joined: 10th March 2021
Departed: 6th March 2024
Sheryll Murray Portrait
Sheryll Murray
Vice Chair
Conservative - South East Cornwall
Joined: 10th March 2021
Departed: 6th March 2024
Lisa Cameron Portrait
Lisa Cameron
Vice Chair
Conservative - East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow
Joined: 10th March 2021
Departed: 1st November 2023
Mike Wood Portrait
Mike Wood
Vice Chair
Conservative - Dudley South
Joined: 4th May 2022
Departed: 5th April 2023
No other APPG Memberships
John Whittingdale Portrait
John Whittingdale
Vice Chair
Conservative - Maldon
Joined: 19th October 2022
Departed: 5th April 2023
2 APPG Memberships
Czechia , Intellectual Property
Yvonne Fovargue Portrait
Yvonne Fovargue
Vice Chair
Labour - Makerfield
Joined: 4th May 2022
Departed: 5th April 2023
Mark Garnier Portrait
Mark Garnier
Vice Chair
Conservative - Wyre Forest
Joined: 4th May 2022
Departed: 5th April 2023
3 APPG Memberships
Corporate Responsibility , Japan , Space
Alistair Carmichael Portrait
Alistair Carmichael
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Orkney and Shetland
Joined: 24th November 2016
Departed: 5th April 2023
David Mundell Portrait
David Mundell
Deputy Chair
Conservative - Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale
Joined: 29th December 2021
Departed: 5th April 2023
Christian Matheson Portrait
Christian Matheson
Vice Chair
Independent - Former Member for City of Chester
Joined: 10th March 2021
Departed: 19th October 2022
No other APPG Memberships
John Whittingdale Portrait
John Whittingdale
Vice Chair
Conservative - Maldon
Joined: 4th May 2022
Departed: 7th September 2022
2 APPG Memberships
Czechia , Intellectual Property
Heather Wheeler Portrait
Heather Wheeler
Vice Chair
Conservative - South Derbyshire
Joined: 10th March 2021
Departed: 17th November 2021
2 APPG Memberships
Fusion Energy , Morocco
David Amess Portrait
David Amess
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Former Member for Southend West
Joined: 24th February 2020
Departed: 6th October 2021
No other APPG Memberships
Baroness Morris of Bolton Portrait
Baroness Morris of Bolton
Co-Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 27th January 2021
Lord Redesdale Portrait
Lord Redesdale
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 27th January 2021
1 APPG Membership
Archaeology
Paula Sherriff Portrait
Paula Sherriff
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Dewsbury
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Baroness Verma Portrait
Baroness Verma
Vice-Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 23rd October 2019
Baroness Stern Portrait
Baroness Stern
Vice-Chair
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 21st November 2018
No other APPG Memberships
Baroness Uddin Portrait
Baroness Uddin
Vice-Chair
Non-affiliated - Life peer
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 21st November 2018
Lord Sheikh Portrait
Lord Sheikh
Vice-Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 24th November 2016
Departed: 21st November 2018
No other APPG Memberships
Graham P Jones Portrait
Graham P Jones
Vice-Chair
Labour - Former Member for Hyndburn
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 21st November 2018
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Ahmed Portrait
Lord Ahmed
Vice Chair
Non-affiliated - Life peer
Joined: 24th November 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Kilclooney Portrait
Lord Kilclooney
Vice Chair
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Phillip Lee Portrait
Phillip Lee
Chair & Registered Contact
Liberal Democrat - Former Member for Bracknell
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 12th October 2016
No other APPG Memberships
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Alun Cairns MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 7175.

Email: alun.cairns.mp@parliament.uk

Date
10 Feb 2022
Source
Qatari Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Description
Visit to Qatar   From : 10/02/2022 To : 15/02/2022   Cost Met : Flights, accommodation, internal transport and food
Value
£27,001
Date
12 Oct 2021
Source
Qatari Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Description
Visit to Qatar   From : 12/10/2021 To : 17/10/2021   Cost Met : Flights, accommodation, internal transport and food
Value
£85,501
Date
7 Oct 2021
Source
Qatari Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Description
Visit to Qatar   From : 07/10/2021 To : 12/10/2021   Cost Met : Flights, accommodation, internal transport and food
Value
£108,001
Date
29 Jan 2021
Source
Argo Capital Management Limited
Description
Secretariat   From : 29/01/2021 To : 28/01/2022
Value
£4,501
Date
16 Nov 2016
Source
Council for Arab-British Understanding
Description
Secretariat   From : 16/11/2016 To : 15/11/2017
Value
£4,501
Date
16 Feb 2016
Source
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Qatar
Description
Visit to Qatar   From : 16/02/2016 To : 18/02/2016   Cost Met : Flights, accommodation and food
Value
£51,001
Date
1 Jan 2015
Source
Council for Arab-British Understanding
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/01/2015 To : 31/12/2015
Value
£4,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Qatar APPG