South East Asian Nations APPG

First Registered: 29/09/2015 • Last updated on: 10/03/2021

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To promote relations between parliament and the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN); to raise awareness of the progress and ambition of ASEAN; and to encourage engagement between the UK and ASEAN.

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 South East Asian Nations

1. International Trade Secretary Dr Liam Fox committed to future UK trade and investment in ASEAN
11/10/2017 - Department for International Trade
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Found: links with the UK. The Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN), which is celebrating its 50th

2. FCO ministers meet ambassadors and high commissioners of ASEAN member states to drive forward UK-ASEAN ties
31/05/2019 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: UK’s commitment to, and growing presence in, South East Asia. Following the meeting, Minister for Asia

3. Remove the term 'BAME' and refer to ethnic groups appropriately & specifically.
02/08/2020 - Petitions

Found: "Black" and/or "Caribbean/African" "South Asian" "Arab" "East Asian" "Latinx", etc.

4. South East Asian Nations
29/09/2015 - APPGs

Found: between parliament and the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN); to raise awareness of the progress

5. PM sets sights on south-east Asia with £750m business deals and new EU trade deal
27/07/2015 - Closed organisation: UK Trade & Investment (UKTI)
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Found: PM sets sights on south-east Asia with £750m business deals and new EU trade

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to South East Asian Nations

1. Chinese and East Asian Communities: Racism during Covid-19
13/10/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: That this House has considered Chinese and East Asian communities’ experience of racism during the - Speech Link

2. Commonwealth in 2020
09/03/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: amplify the voices of smaller states, at the United Nations and the World Trade Organisation, at which we represent - Speech Link
2: that five of them—these are not even Commonwealth nations—do not recognise same-sex marriage, and it was - Speech Link
3: signatories to its principles—none of the African, Asian or Caribbean Commonwealth countries have signed - Speech Link

3. HMS “Queen Elizabeth”
04/11/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: the deployment of HMS “Queen Elizabeth” to the South China Sea would show that Britain is prepared to - Speech Link
2: enduring interests in the Indo-Pacific and south-east Asian regions. That is without prejudice to what - Speech Link
3: Elizabeth”. He identifies an important point. The south Atlantic is strategically significant and is becoming - Speech Link

4. China
29/06/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: navigation on the high seas in those waters of the South China Sea illegally claimed by China to be its own - Speech Link
2: and gallant Lord. Our position on UNCLOS and the South China Sea, working with other allies in the region - Speech Link
3: counter China’s threats to Hong Kong, Taiwan in the South China Sea and elsewhere, and how is that progressing - Speech Link

5. Oral Answers to Questions
13/10/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: to UNICEF, Education Cannot Wait and the United Nations Population Fund to address the impacts of covid-19 - Speech Link
2: low—on any of the main committees of the 10 United Nations human rights treaty bodies and we have already - Speech Link
3: representations—not just to the Brazilian Government, but to many South American Governments—about the prioritisation of - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to South East Asian Nations
1. Exports: Association of South East Asian Nations
asked by: Richard Graham
10/09/2018
... what the percentage increase in trade is for UK exports to the Association of South East Asian Nations since 2010; and what comparative assessment he has made of this figure and UK exports to other regions.

2. South Asian Network: Finance
asked by: Gareth Thomas
18/03/2020
... how much funding was allocated to the South Asia Network for staff and non-pay expenditure in (a) 2017-18 and (b) 2018-19; and if she will make a statement.

3. Myanmar: Association of Southeast Asian Nations
asked by: Baroness Cox
16/03/2021
... civilian-led government is restored.

4. Association of Southeast Asian Nations: Human Rights
asked by: Baroness Northover
15/02/2021
... and (2) to provide support for the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights and the further application of the ASEAN Human Rights Declaration.

5. Association of Southeast Asian Nations: Foreign Relations
asked by: Richard Graham
05/11/2019
...What diplomatic steps he is taking to strengthen UK relations with ASEAN member states.

Latest Questions
9 Current APPG Officers
Mark Garnier Portrait
Mark Garnier
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Wyre Forest
Joined: 24th February 2020
William Cash Portrait
William Cash
Officer
Conservative - Stone
Joined: 24th February 2020
No other APPG Memberships
Paul Scully Portrait
Paul Scully
Officer
Conservative - Sutton and Cheam
Joined: 24th February 2020
1 APPG Membership
Women's Health
Wayne David Portrait
Wayne David
Officer
Labour - Caerphilly
Joined: 24th February 2020
Lord Astor of Hever Portrait
Lord Astor of Hever
Officer
Conservative - Excepted Hereditary
Joined: 24th February 2020
7 APPG Memberships
Bahrain , Indonesia , Kuwait , Polo , Saudi Arabia , Thailand , War Heritage
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Mark Garnier MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 7198.

Email: mark.garnier.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Ross Hunter, UK ASEAN Business Council, 12th Floor, Millbank Tower, 21-24 Millbank, London SW1P 4QP. Tel: 020 7828 3431

Email: ross.hunter@ukabc.org.uk

No benefits in kind are on record for the South East Asian Nations APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the South East Asian Nations APPG

Former APPG Officers
Mark Pritchard Portrait
Mark Pritchard
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - The Wrekin
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 12th October 2016
Mark Hendrick Portrait
Mark Hendrick
Vice Chair
Labour (Co-op) - Preston
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 12th October 2016
Roger Godsiff Portrait
Roger Godsiff
Joint-Secretary
Labour - Former Member for Birmingham, Hall Green
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 12th October 2016
No other APPG Memberships
Andrew Percy Portrait
Andrew Percy
Treasurer
Conservative - Brigg and Goole
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 12th October 2016