Sri Lanka APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 06/10/2021

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To further Anglo-Sri Lankan relations.

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 Sri Lanka

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

2. Sri Lanka: country policy and information notes
04/10/2019 - UK Visas and Immigration
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Found: Country Policy and Information Note Sri Lanka: Tamil separatism Version 5 . 0 June

3. Sri Lanka: doctors and medical facilities
08/12/2020 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: Guidance Sri Lanka: doctors and medical facilities List of English speaking

4. Sri Lanka: mental health support
22/04/2021 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: Guidance Sri Lanka: mental health support Information on support for UK nationals

5. Sri Lanka: funeral directors
22/12/2020 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: Guidance Sri Lanka: funeral directors List of funeral directors in Sri Lanka Prepared by British

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Sri Lanka

1. Sri Lanka
18/03/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: concern the reports of a systematic attack in Sri Lanka on democratic governance, the rule of law and - Speech Link
2: concern the reports of a systematic attack in Sri Lanka on democratic governance, the rule of law and - Speech Link

2. Refugees in Sri Lanka
09/05/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: Government of Sri Lanka regarding the safety of 1,193 UNHCR refugees in Negombo, who went to Sri Lanka fleeing - Speech Link
2: assisting in advocating and co-ordinating with the Sri Lankan Government more generally to identify safe - Speech Link
3: send our heartfelt sympathy to the people of Sri Lanka and to all those mourning the loss of friends - Speech Link

3. Sri Lanka
05/02/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: started the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Sri Lanka in 1975 and had the privilege of being made its - Speech Link

4. Sri Lanka
24/04/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: Affairs, with reference to the terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday. I repeat that this reflects - Speech Link

5. Sri Lanka
23/04/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: the appalling Easter Sunday terrorist attack in Sri Lanka, including eight British citizens, and of the - Speech Link
2: following the horrific Easter day terrorist attack in Sri Lanka. With your permission, Mr Speaker, I would like - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Sri Lanka
1. Sri Lanka: Waste
asked by: Ruth Jones
09/11/2020
... what discussions he has had with his Sri Lankan counterpart on the 21 containers of waste returned to the UK from that country in September 2020.

2. Waste: Sri Lanka
asked by: Matthew Offord
04/12/2020
... how many containers (a) including body parts from mortuaries and (b) of other hazardous waste have been returned to the UK from Sri Lanka in the last three years.

3. Sri Lanka: Coronavirus
asked by: Ruth Jones
15/01/2021
... what representations he has made to the Sri Lankan Government about the effect of that Government's compulsory cremation policy for all covid-19 deaths on the Muslim population in that country.

4. Sri Lanka: Coronavirus
asked by: Afzal Khan
19/01/2021
... with the Sri Lankan Government.

5. Sri Lanka: Cremation
asked by: Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi
11/01/2021
... whether he plans to make representations to his Sri Lankan counterpart on the cremation in that country of covid-19 victims regardless of religious belief.

Latest Questions
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11 Current APPG Officers
Matthew Offord Portrait
Matthew Offord
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Hendon
Joined: 2nd January 2019
Lord Naseby Portrait
Lord Naseby
Co-Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Lord Rogan Portrait
Lord Rogan
Vice Chair
Ulster Unionist Party - Life peer
Joined: 24th November 2016
Heather Wheeler Portrait
Heather Wheeler
Vice Chair
Conservative - South Derbyshire
Joined: 2nd June 2021
Lord Ranger Portrait
Lord Ranger
Officer
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 2nd June 2021
2 APPG Memberships
Côte d’Ivoire , Indo-Pacific
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Dr Matthew Offord MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 7083.

Email: matthew.offord.mp@parliament.uk

No benefits in kind are on record for the Sri Lanka APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Sri Lanka APPG

Former APPG Officers
Lord Birt Portrait
Lord Birt
Officer
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 24th February 2020
Departed: 21st April 2021
2 APPG Memberships
Media , Metal, Stone and Heritage Crime
Ranil Jayawardena Portrait
Ranil Jayawardena
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - North East Hampshire
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 1st July 2020
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Dholakia Portrait
Lord Dholakia
Vice-Chairman
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
Ann Clwyd Portrait
Ann Clwyd
Vice-Chairman
Labour - Former Member for Cynon Valley
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships