Slovenia APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 21/04/2021

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To strengthen ties between the UK and Slovenia and celebrate our cultural and political heritage.

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Recent Documents related to Slovenia

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

2. Overseas Business Risk - Slovenia
10/03/2021 - Department for International Trade
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Found: Guidance Overseas Business Risk - Slovenia Information on key security and political

3. Lithuania: doctors
22/07/2020 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: Lithuania: funeral directors Slovenia: translators Slovenia: doctors Finland: funeral directors

4. 10th European Surveillance of Veterinary Antimicrobial Consumption report
18/11/2020 - Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
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Found: feed millsNo Slovenia >5 years Mandatory to reportAdministration of the Republic of Slovenia for Food

5. Increase the No of Bank Holidays we receive& bring in line with other countries
26/08/2019 - Petitions

Found: Other countries like Slovakia, Slovenia, Finland and Cyprus are getting 15 bank holiday day’s a year

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Slovenia

1. Asylum Seekers: Croatia and Bosnia-Herzegovina
18/11/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: see migrants shifted like cattle from Italy to Slovenia to Croatia, where alleged systemic violence and - Speech Link
2: been turned into a political football by Italy, Slovenia and Croatia? What impact is such behaviour by - Speech Link

2. Agriculture and Fisheries Council
22/10/2015 - Written Statements

1: France);GMO-free agriculture in Europe (requested by Slovenia);antimicrobial resistance (requested by - Speech Link

3. ECOFIN: 21 March 2017
25/04/2017 - Written Statements

1: imbalance procedure. The Czech Republic, Italy and Slovenia were invited to reflect on their experiences of - Speech Link

4. October Agriculture Council
01/11/2016 - Written Statements

1: account when they make lending decisions.Slovenia reported from their conference entitled “The Customer - Speech Link

5. Ecofin
14/07/2016 - Written Statements

1: excessive deficit procedures for Cyprus, Ireland and Slovenia.Report of the European Court of Auditors - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Slovenia
1. Slovenia: Press Freedom
asked by: Catherine West
... what recent discussions he has had with his Slovenian counterpart on media freedom.

2. Slovenia: Foreign Relations
asked by: Emily Thornberry
... whether he has plans to issue a formal apology to the Government of Slovenia for describing that country as a former Soviet vassal state.

3. Slovenia
asked by: Lord Black of Brentwood
...To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will make representations to the government of Slovenia about the case of Bostjan Bozic and the issues it raises under the European Convention on Human Rights.

4. Slovenia: Diplomatic Relations
asked by: Lord Hylton
... what is the current position of the British members of the European Parliament.

5. Slovenia
asked by: Lord Ashcroft
...To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the statement by the International Democrat Union ‎on Slovenia issued on 24 November.

Latest Questions
8 Current APPG Officers
Karl McCartney Portrait
Karl McCartney
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Lincoln
Joined: 30th July 2015
Lord German Portrait
Lord German
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 28th September 2017
Lord Aberdare Portrait
Lord Aberdare
Vice Chair
Crossbench - Excepted Hereditary
Joined: 16th December 2020
Baroness Hayman of Ullock Portrait
Baroness Hayman of Ullock
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 16th December 2020
1 APPG Membership
Human-Relevant Science
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Karl McCartney MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 3000.


Public Enquiry Point:

Lord German, House of Lords, London SW1A 0PW. Tel: 020 7219 6942


No benefits in kind are on record for the Slovenia APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Slovenia APPG

Former APPG Officers
Paul Farrelly Portrait
Paul Farrelly
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Former Member for Newcastle-under-Lyme
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Helen Jones Portrait
Helen Jones
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Warrington North
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Mike Gapes Portrait
Mike Gapes
Vice Chair
The Independent Group for Change - Former Member for Ilford South
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships