South East Asian Nations APPG

First Registered: 29/09/2015 • Last updated on: 02/06/2021

Note: This APPG was last registered on 2nd Jun 2021. The APPG was not registered in the latest release of 14th Jul 2021 and may be defunct.

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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. DefenceSynergia - written evidence
23/04/2019 - Inquiry: UK Defence and the Far East - Defence Committee
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Found: submitted by DefenceSynergiaUK Defence and the Far East inquiry  This is a DefenceSynergia (DS) submission

4. Policy Exchange - written evidence
04/06/2019 - Inquiry: UK Defence and the Far East - Defence Committee
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Found: Senior Fellow, Policy Exchange, and Reader in East Asian Warfare and Security, King’s College London This

5. The UK and All of Asia, a modern partnership: Mark Field's speech
14/08/2018 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: stop of a 2-week; 6-country; 9-city visit across South East Asia. Over the last year, since I was appointed

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to South East Asian Nations

1. Draft Caribbean Development Bank (Tenth replenishment of the Special Development Fund (Unified)) Order 2021 Draft Asian Development Bank (Twelfth replenishment of the Asian Development Fund) Order 2021
18/05/2021 - General Committees

1: to consider the draft Asian Development Bank (Twelfth Replenishment of the Asian Development Fund) Order - Speech Link
2: namely the Caribbean Development Bank and the Asian Development Bank. I will set out the case for supporting - Speech Link

2. 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

3. 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

4. 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

5. Agricultural Exports from Australia: Tariffs
27/05/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: all in America. We are looking at fast-growing Asian markets, and I refer back to the importance of the - Speech Link
2: deals with our friends, such as Canada, South Korea and South Africa. They did not support deals with - Speech Link
3: high-standards free trade agreement of 11 Pacific nations. Does he agree that doing so will mean lower tariffs - 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. Myanmar: Association of Southeast Asian Nations
asked by: Lord Bishop of Worcester
09/06/2021
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they are making to governments of ASEAN-member states to implement the conclusions agreed at the ASEAN emergency summit on Myanmar on 24 April.

5. 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.

Latest Questions
Former APPG Members
Mark Garnier Portrait
Mark Garnier
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Wyre Forest
Joined: 24th February 2020
Departed: 2nd June 2021
William Cash Portrait
William Cash
Officer
Conservative - Stone
Joined: 24th February 2020
Departed: 2nd June 2021
No other APPG Memberships
Paul Scully Portrait
Paul Scully
Officer
Conservative - Sutton and Cheam
Joined: 24th February 2020
Departed: 2nd June 2021
No other APPG Memberships
Wayne David Portrait
Wayne David
Officer
Labour - Caerphilly
Joined: 24th February 2020
Departed: 2nd June 2021
6 APPG Memberships
Belarus , Belize , Devolution , Kyrgyzstan , Parkrun , Vietnam
Lord Astor of Hever Portrait
Lord Astor of Hever
Officer
Conservative - Excepted Hereditary
Joined: 24th February 2020
Departed: 2nd June 2021
7 APPG Memberships
Bahrain , Kuwait , Laos , Polo , Saudi Arabia , Thailand , War Heritage
Baroness Neville-Rolfe Portrait
Baroness Neville-Rolfe
Officer
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 24th February 2020
Departed: 2nd June 2021
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
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