Qatar APPG

First Registered: 29/09/2015 • Last updated on: 21/04/2021

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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. 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

4. 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

5. UK relations with Qatar
21/05/2018 - Parliamentary Research

Found: CDP 2018-0126 | 21 May 2018 UK relations with Qatar Compiled by: Tim Robinson Subject specialist:

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. Saudi Arabia and Iran
15/11/2017 - Lords Chamber

1: Yemen, is the stand-off between Saudi Arabia and Qatar, which of course is undermining the whole solidarity - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Qatar
1. 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.

2. 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.

3. Qatar: Football
asked by: Lord Taylor of Warwick
04/11/2019
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they made as to whether the humans rights of workers building the stadium for the FIFA World Cup in Qatar have been violated.

4. Qatar: Christianity
asked by: David Linden
31/01/2019
... what discussions he has had with the Government of Qatar on that country's inclusion in the Open Doors 2019 World Watch List of the top 50 countries where Christians face persecution.

5. Qatar: OPEC
asked by: Andrew Rosindell
20/12/2018
... if his Department will make an assessment of whether the State of Qatar's decision to withdraw from OPEC was linked to accusations from OPEC members that the State of Qatar had provided funds for Islamist extremism and the Muslim Brotherhood; and if he will make a statement.

Latest Questions
15 Current APPG Officers
Nigel Evans Portrait
Nigel Evans
Honorary President
Conservative - Ribble Valley
Joined: 5th November 2019
Heather Wheeler Portrait
Heather Wheeler
Vice Chair
Conservative - South Derbyshire
Joined: 10th March 2021
3 APPG Memberships
Dairy , Japan , Taiwan
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
Baroness Stern Portrait
Baroness Stern
Vice-Chair
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 21st November 2018
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