Serbia APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 14/07/2021

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To foster the good relationship between Serbia and the UK and promote the Serbian contribution to the UK.

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 Serbia

1. Continuing the United Kingdom’s trade relationship with the Republic of Serbia: parliamentary report
14/05/2021 - Department for International Trade
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Found: Kingdom’s trade relationship with the Republic of Serbia: parliamentary report The government’s approach

2. Serbia - list of funeral directors
13/11/2019 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: List of f uneral d irectors in Serbia Prepared by the British Consulate Belgrade www

3. Serbia - list of funeral directors
13/11/2019 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: Serbia - list of funeral directors - GOV.UK

4. Trade and investment factsheets (partner names beginning with S)
12/02/2021 - Department for International Trade
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Found: Serbia This factsheet provides the latest statistics on trade and investment between the UK and

5. Serbia - list of translators and interpreters
13/11/2019 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: List of t ranslators and i nterpreters in Serbia Prepared by British Consulate www.gov

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Serbia

1. UK Relations with Kosovo
05/03/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: Last year he talked about border corrections with Serbia, but that was the wrong approach. Quite a lot of - Speech Link
2: There are still heavy tariffs between Kosovo and Serbia. That decision was made in response to perceived - Speech Link
3: has a couple of local members of staff who cover Serbia and Montenegro, there is nothing similar in Albania - Speech Link

2. Western Balkans
10/01/2019 - Grand Committee

1: Albania and Montenegro are NATO member states, and Serbia has EU candidate status. Kosovo has obtained independence - Speech Link

3. European Union (Approvals) Bill
25/10/2017 - Lords Chamber

1: countries, the Republic of Albania and the Republic of Serbia, to be granted observer status in the EU’s Fundamental - Speech Link
2: us.Clearly, it is a good thing to enable Serbia and Albania to become observers in the Fundamental - Speech Link
3: provided by the Bill to pave the way for Albania and Serbia to become observers in the work of the EU’s Fundamental - Speech Link

4. Public Procurement (International Trade Agreements) (Amendment) Regulations 2021
15/06/2021 - Grand Committee

1: Moldova, North Macedonia, the Republic of Korea, Serbia, Singapore, the Swiss Confederation, Ukraine and - Speech Link
2: not true in relation to the agreement with Serbia. The Serbia agreement was signed on 16 April using powers - Speech Link
3: Macedonia, Canada, Mexico, Vietnam, Albania and Serbia—I look forward to the Minister’s response to the - Speech Link

5. European Union–Western Balkans Summit
02/07/2019 - Grand Committee

1: independent state, Kosovo is not yet recognised by Serbia, Russia or even some EU members, including Spain - Speech Link
2: NATO, Albania and Montenegro are NATO states and Serbia has candidate status. However, the region suffered - Speech Link
3: that enlargement.Serbia and Montenegro are the frontrunners, but Serbia has not taken the normal - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Serbia
1. Kosovo: Serbia
asked by: Earl of Sandwich
09/11/2020
... what progress they have made; and what plans they have to make such representations alongside the EU after January 2021.

2. Kosovo: Serbia
asked by: Marquess of Lothian
25/02/2021
... and (2) the revival of the Kosovo–Serbia dialogue process.

3. Travel: Serbia
asked by: Munira Wilson
07/07/2021
... what assessment he has made of the potential merits of including Serbia on the covid-19 green list for travel.

4. Kosovo: Serbia
asked by: Lord Hylton
25/06/2019
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the potential for Kosovo and Serbia to reach an agreement to normalise relations between those countries; and whether they will endorse any bilateral agreements reached.

5. Serbia: Refugees
asked by: Lord Hylton
20/05/2019
... to identify those who may have close family members living legitimately in the UK.

Latest Questions
8 Current APPG Officers
Andrew Bridgen Portrait
Andrew Bridgen
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - North West Leicestershire
Joined: 27th March 2019
1 APPG Membership
Uzbekistan
Robert Halfon Portrait
Robert Halfon
Vice Chair
Conservative - Harlow
Joined: 27th January 2021
David Morris Portrait
David Morris
Vice Chair
Conservative - Morecambe and Lunesdale
Joined: 27th January 2021
Lisa Cameron Portrait
Lisa Cameron
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow
Joined: 27th January 2021
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Andrew Bridgen MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 7238.

Email: andrew.bridgen.mp@parliament.uk

No benefits in kind are on record for the Serbia APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Serbia APPG

Former APPG Officers
Baroness Redfern Portrait
Baroness Redfern
Officer
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 27th March 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
1 APPG Membership
Taiwan
Lord Anderson of Swansea Portrait
Lord Anderson of Swansea
Officer
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 27th March 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
Daniel Kawczynski Portrait
Daniel Kawczynski
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Shrewsbury and Atcham
Joined: 20th December 2017
Departed: 13th February 2019
David Drew Portrait
David Drew
Officer
Labour (Co-op) - Former Member for Stroud
Joined: 20th December 2017
Departed: 13th February 2019
No other APPG Memberships
John Whittingdale Portrait
John Whittingdale
Officer
Conservative - Maldon
Joined: 20th December 2017
Departed: 13th February 2019
2 APPG Memberships
Dark Skies , Nuclear Energy
Karen Lumley Portrait
Karen Lumley
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Former Member for Redditch
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Dubs Portrait
Lord Dubs
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
Stuart Andrew Portrait
Stuart Andrew
Vice Chair
Conservative - Pudsey
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Stephen Gethins Portrait
Stephen Gethins
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - Former Member for North East Fife
Joined: 31st August 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Nigel Mills Portrait
Nigel Mills
Vice Chair
Conservative - Amber Valley
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 21st July 2016
Mark Pritchard Portrait
Mark Pritchard
Secretary
Conservative - The Wrekin
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 21st July 2016