Tunisia APPG

First Registered: 26/04/2018 • Last updated on: 10/03/2021

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To build and foster relations between Britain and Tunisia and to develop a fundamental knowledge of the socio economic, social, and political problems facing the country.

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Recent Documents related to Tunisia

1. Continuing the UK's trade relationship with Tunisia: parliamentary report
25/10/2019 - Department for International Trade
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Found: Tunisia Trade Relationship with Tunisia Agreement establishing an association between

2. Tunisia: doctors and medical facilities
16/03/2021 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: Guidance Tunisia: doctors and medical facilities List of English speaking

3. Summary of the UK-Tunisia association agreement
25/10/2019 - Department for International Trade
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Found: Summary of the UK-Tunisia association agreement - GOV.UK

4. Financial sanctions, Tunisia
30/01/2019 - HM Treasury
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Found: Financial sanctions, Tunisia - GOV.UK document

5. Conor Burns celebrates 2,000 year old Tunisian trade links
29/10/2019 - Department for International Trade
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Found: the Tunisia-UK Trade and Investment Forum on opportunities for trade between the UK and Tunisia.

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Tunisia

1. Tunisia
30/11/2016 - Lords Chamber

1: what is their current political strategy towards Tunisia, and what plans they have to further develop economic - Speech Link
2: British Council’s annual Hammamet conference in Tunisia last weekend. The noble Baroness, my noble friend - Speech Link

2. Foreign Affairs Council
25/10/2016 - Written Statements

1: exploit the EU’s soft power.TunisiaThe Council discussed Tunisia and adopted conclusions on the - Speech Link

3. Support for Witnesses of Terror Attacks Overseas
14/09/2017 - Commons Chamber

1: number of such attacks has only continued to grow—Tunisia, Nice, Stockholm, Paris and Barcelona, to name - Speech Link
2: In the case of the terrible event in Sousse, in Tunisia, where the hon. Gentleman’s constituent witnessed - Speech Link

4. Foreign Affairs Council: 17 October
13/10/2016 - Written Statements

1: European global strategy, external migration, Tunisia, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Ministers - Speech Link

5. UK Flight Ban: Sharm El Sheikh
13/12/2017 - Commons Chamber

1: surprise to my hon. Friend that the ban on flights to Tunisia, which is immediately opposite ISIL- infested beaches - Speech Link
2: that the UK was now encouraging tourism back to Tunisia, and they took it as a bit of an affront that we - Speech Link
3: the resumption of holiday flights from the UK to Tunisia; and calls on the Government to review the situation - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Tunisia
1. Tunisia: Coronavirus
asked by: Alan Brown
08/09/2020
... for what reasons Tunisia has not been added to the travel corridor list.

2. Transport: Tunisia
asked by: Lord Patten
13/05/2020
... in each of the last five years.

3. Tunisia: Elections
asked by: Jim Shannon
28/10/2019
... what discussions he has had with his Tunisian counterpart on the outcome of the elections of 15 September 2019 in that country.

4. Tunisia: Pay
asked by: Damien Moore
22/02/2019
... what support he has offered the Government of Tunisia following the announcement by the International Monetary Fund that public sector wage assets may be frozen in that country.

5. Tunisia: Tourism
asked by: Jim Shannon
12/02/2019
... whether his Department has had recent discussions with the Government of Tunisia on encouraging increased UK tourism to that country.

Latest Questions
7 Current APPG Officers
Damien Moore Portrait
Damien Moore
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Southport
Joined: 26th April 2018
David Linden Portrait
David Linden
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - Glasgow East
Joined: 7th August 2020
Philip Hollobone Portrait
Philip Hollobone
Secretary
Conservative - Kettering
Joined: 26th April 2018
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Damien Moore MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 01704 500577.

Email: damien.moore.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Daniel Dewhurst, Office of Damien Moore MP, House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA. Tel: 01704 500 577

Email: daniel.dewhurst@parliament.uk

Benefits in Kind
Date
6 Nov 2018
Source
Tunisian National Tourism Office UK and Ireland
Description
Visit to Tunisia   From : 06/11/2018 To : 09/11/2018   Cost Met : Flights, accommodation, travel, food and drink.
Value
£10,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Tunisia APPG

Former APPG Officers
Andrew Murrison Portrait
Andrew Murrison
Vice Chair
Conservative - South West Wiltshire
Joined: 26th April 2018
Departed: 19th June 2019
1 APPG Membership
Morocco
Eddie Hughes Portrait
Eddie Hughes
Vice Chair
Conservative - Walsall North
Joined: 26th April 2018
Departed: 19th June 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Steel of Aikwood Portrait
Lord Steel of Aikwood
President
Non-affiliated - Retired on 27 March 2020
Joined: 26th April 2018
Departed: 19th June 2019
No other APPG Memberships