Qatar APPG

First Registered: 29/09/2015 • Last updated on: 25/08/2021

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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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Recent Documents related to Qatar

1. Qatar travel advice
28/10/2019 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: Qatar travel advice - GOV.UK // Bump

2. Liam Fox: Qatar is 'natural' trade partner for the UK
26/04/2019 - Department for International Trade
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Found: Liam Fox: Qatar is 'natural' trade partner for the UK - GOV.UK

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

4. Guidance: Qatar – List of Lawyers and Translators/Interpreters
13/06/2019 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: in Qatar Prepared by the British Embassy Doha www.gov.uk/government/publications/qatar - list

5. Guidance: Qatar – List of Lawyers and Translators/Interpreters
13/06/2019 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: in Qatar Prepared by the British Embassy Doha www.gov.uk/government/publications/qatar - list

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Qatar

1. UK Relations with Qatar
10/12/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: That this House has considered UK relations with Qatar.It is a pleasure to serve with you chairing - Speech Link

2. UK Relations with Qatar
23/05/2018 - Westminster Hall

1: with Qatar.I begin by declaring an interest as a participant in two delegations to Qatar. The - Speech Link

3. Labour Reforms: Qatar
14/03/2018 - Westminster Hall

1: That this House has considered labour reforms in Qatar.It is a pleasure to serve under your chairship - Speech Link
2: Members’ Financial Interests, as I travelled to Qatar last month. Migrant workers are involved in building - Speech Link
3: Members’ Financial Interests, because I travelled to Qatar last month. When I visited, I was pleased to hear - Speech Link

4. Gulf Countries and Qatar
11/07/2017 - Lords Chamber

1: region; and what action they are taking to encourage Qatar to engage with its neighbours regarding concerns - Speech Link
2: with Qatar, accusing it of destabilising the region. The measures include closing airspace to Qatar Airways - Speech Link

5. Afghanistan: FCDO Update
07/09/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: honourable friend the Foreign Secretary visited Qatar and Pakistan; I visited Uzbekistan and Tajikistan - Speech Link
2: honourable friend the Foreign Secretary to Pakistan and Qatar and my own visit to Tajikistan in particular but - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Qatar
1. Football: Qatar
asked by: Tommy Sheppard
16/12/2020
... what representations he has made to FIFA on the reported deaths of workers during the building of infrastructure for the Qatar 2022 world cup.

2. Qatar: Defence
asked by: Kevan Jones
20/04/2021
... what the cost to the public purse has been of upgrades to the UK's defence footprint in Qatar over the last five years.

3. Coronavirus: Qatar
asked by: Jessica Morden
11/06/2021
... what criteria were used to inform the decision include Qatar on the covid-19 red list for travel.

4. Palestinians: Qatar
asked by: Kenny MacAskill
28/06/2021
... what assessment he has made of the extent of Qatar's support to Palestinian Islamic Jihad in Gaza.

5. Qatar: Syria
asked by: Kenny MacAskill
28/06/2021
... what assessment he has made of the extent of Qatar's support to al-Nusrah Front in Syria.

Latest Questions
15 Current APPG Officers
Alun Cairns Portrait
Alun Cairns
Vice Chair
Conservative - Vale of Glamorgan
Joined: 10th March 2021
Nigel Evans Portrait
Nigel Evans
Honorary President
Conservative - Ribble Valley
Joined: 5th November 2019
7 APPG Memberships
Bahrain , Beer , Belize , Gibraltar , Music , Taiwan , Wine and Spirits
Lisa Cameron Portrait
Lisa Cameron
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow
Joined: 10th March 2021
Heather Wheeler Portrait
Heather Wheeler
Vice Chair
Conservative - South Derbyshire
Joined: 10th March 2021
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

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

Email: amessd@parliament.uk

Benefits in Kind
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

Former APPG Officers
Baroness Morris of Bolton Portrait
Baroness Morris of Bolton
Co-Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 27th January 2021
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Redesdale Portrait
Lord Redesdale
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 7th August 2020
Departed: 27th January 2021
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
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 - Retired on 14 November 2020
Joined: 24th November 2016
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