Romania APPG

First Registered: 12/10/2016 • Last updated on: 10/03/2021

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To promote better relations between the UK and Romania and between their parliaments.

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 Romania

1. Overseas Business Risk - Romania
18/02/2021 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: Guidance Overseas Business Risk - Romania Information on key security and political

2. Relations between the UK and Romania
15/06/2018 - Parliamentary Research

Found: the Royal family in this period - Queen Maria of Romania was British by birth and a granddaughter of Queen

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

4. Romania: funeral directors
21/11/2019 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: Romania: funeral directors - GOV.UK

5. Defence Secretary strengthens Romania ties and thanks RAF crews
02/08/2018 - Ministry of Defence
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Found: Defence Secretary strengthens Romania ties and thanks RAF crews - GOV.UK

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Romania

1. UK-Romanian Relations
19/06/2018 - Westminster Hall

1: for Romania. I welcome colleagues who were involved in a recent all-party group visit to Romania, and - Speech Link

2. Foreign National Offenders: Prison Transfers
19/02/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: about 950. No. 2 is Ireland with 750. No. 3 is Romania with 630. No. 4 is Jamaica with 550. In joint fifth - Speech Link
2: to which we sent back 141, or 39% of the total; Romania, 56, or 16%; and Poland, 35. I point out to the - Speech Link
3: place, with the highest number, then Albania, Romania, Ireland, Jamaica, Lithuania, Pakistan, Somalia - Speech Link

3. Backbench Business
20/04/2017 - Westminster Hall

1: standards to apply.It is, however, Bulgaria and Romania that I think deserve much greater scrutiny. On - Speech Link
2: countries are Poland, with 983, Ireland with 764 and Romania with 635. The EAW is a device by which nationals - Speech Link
3: Commission has said that in two instances—Bulgaria and Romania—it is not satisfied with the standards of justice - Speech Link

4. NATO: Eastern Flank
30/01/2017 - Lords Chamber

1: to 3,000 UK troops. Typhoon aircraft based in Romania will conduct southern air policing this summer - Speech Link
2: air policing, where we will station aircraft in Romania, four aircraft will be deployed to carry out that - Speech Link

5. Extradition (Provisional Arrest) Bill [HL]
04/02/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: the correct details.I will concentrate on Romania, which I think is the country that issues the greatest - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Romania
1. Coronavirus: Romania
asked by: Afzal Khan
18/03/2020
... what steps his Department has taken to make health and safety information on covid-19 available in Romanian; and where that information can be accessed.

2. Deportation: Romania
asked by: David T C Davies
22/07/2019
... are held in conditions that are of an acceptable standard.

3. Romania: Deportation
asked by: Andrew Rosindell
19/07/2019
... what steps he is taking to ensure that UK residents deported to Romania are not subject to overcrowded prison conditions in that country.

4. Romania: Prisoners
asked by: Andrew Rosindell
19/07/2019
... what assessment he has made of alleged abuses in the Romanian legal justice system relating to UK citizens imprisoned in that country; and what steps he is taking to help prevent such alleged abuses occurring for UK citizens deported to that country.

5. Romania: Deportation
asked by: Geoffrey Clifton-Brown
16/07/2019
... what steps he is taking to protect UK residents subject to deportation from Romania.

Latest Questions
11 Current APPG Officers
Lord Davies of Stamford Portrait
Lord Davies of Stamford
Co-Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 12th October 2016
Lord Bowness Portrait
Lord Bowness
Vice Chair
Non-affiliated - Life peer
Joined: 12th October 2016
Brendan Clarke-Smith Portrait
Brendan Clarke-Smith
Vice Chair
Conservative - Bassetlaw
Joined: 24th February 2020
Lord Dykes Portrait
Lord Dykes
Vice Chair
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 12th October 2016
Robert Halfon Portrait
Robert Halfon
Vice Chair
Conservative - Harlow
Joined: 10th March 2021
Drew Hendry Portrait
Drew Hendry
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
Joined: 12th October 2016
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Bob Blackman MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 7082.

Email: bob.blackman.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

David Webster, UK Romania Group, c/o r10ventures, 27 Old Gloucester Street, London WC1N 3AX. Tel: 07776 188 676

Email: appg.romania@gmail.com

No benefits in kind are on record for the Romania APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Romania APPG

Former APPG Officers
Greg Hands Portrait
Greg Hands
Vice Chair
Conservative - Chelsea and Fulham
Joined: 18th July 2018
Departed: 27th January 2021
3 APPG Memberships
France , Germany , Nutrition for Growth
Stephen Pound Portrait
Stephen Pound
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Ealing North
Joined: 18th July 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Michael Tomlinson Portrait
Michael Tomlinson
Vice Chair
Conservative - Mid Dorset and North Poole
Joined: 12th October 2016
Departed: 19th June 2019
No other APPG Memberships