Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus APPG

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

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To promote the interest of the people of Northern Cyprus.

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 Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus

1. List of countries who have agreed to share information
10/09/2019 - HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC)
- View source

Found: Cayman Islands, Colombia, Croatia, Cyprus 2 , Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Faroe Islands

2. Cyprus 60th Independence Day and Famagusta
23/10/2020 - Early Day Motions

Found: That this House congratulates Cyprus on its 60th anniversary independence day and supports the comprehensive

3. Anniversary of the invasion of Famagusta
19/10/2020 - Early Day Motions

Found: House supports the comprehensive settlement of the Cyprus problem based on a bi-communal, bi-zonal federation

4. Famagusta debate
16/11/2015 - Parliamentary Research

Found: Arabella Lang Inside: 1. The Famagusta dispute 2. Cyprus settlement negotiations 3. Appendix Number 7387

5. Demand direct flights to North Cyprus
01/05/2020 - Petitions

Found: no way to travel directly from England to Northern Cyprus. There are no direct flights from any UK airport

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus

1. Northern Cyprus
16/10/2017 - Lords Chamber

1: problems that will be faced by the people of Northern Cyprus in the event of the failure of reunification - Speech Link
2: as co-chair of the APPG for the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. The noble Lord, Lord Maginnis, has - Speech Link

2. Brexit: Northern Cyprus
14/09/2017 - Lords Chamber

1: overcome the isolation of those residing in north Cyprus. As we leave the European Union, we will continue - Speech Link
2: Answer. However, the settlement talks in north Cyprus have now effectively broken down, although the - Speech Link
3: trade with north Cyprus. My noble friend raises the issue of Taiwan. Taiwan and north Cyprus are two very - Speech Link

3. Sanctions (EU Exit) (Miscellaneous Amendments) (No. 4) Regulations 2020
08/02/2021 - Grand Committee

1: from Russia, China and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea.The Guinea sanctions regulations - Speech Link
2: has been governed as a presidential democratic republic. Its first elected President was assassinated - Speech Link
3: All-Party Parliamentary Group for the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus—the TRNC.By way of background - Speech Link

4. Cyprus
27/10/2016 - Lords Chamber

1: am pleased to have the opportunity to debate the Cyprus issue on the Floor of the House. Before I start - Speech Link

5. Famagusta
16/11/2015 - Commons Chamber

1: House supports the comprehensive settlement of the Cyprus problem based on a bi-communal, bi-zonal federation - Speech Link
2: House supports the comprehensive settlement of the Cyprus problem based on a bi-communal, bi-zonal federation - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus
1. Airports: Northern Cyprus
asked by: Harriet Harman
19/10/2017
... if his Department will review the decision to increase security requirements on passengers flying between Ercan International Airport and UK airports.

2. Northern Cyprus and Taiwan: Sovereignty
asked by: Lord Maginnis of Drumglass
24/11/2020
... and (2) Taiwan; what are the reasons for any such differences; and what plans they have to treat both territories equally.

3. Cyprus
asked by: Lord Maginnis of Drumglass
19/03/2018
... and (4) whether Brexit will enable the UK to change its policies towards the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus.

4. Cyprus
asked by: Catherine West
13/10/2017
... what recent discussions he has had with (a) the UN and (b) his counterpart in Cyprus on the UN-Cyprus talks.

5. Cyprus
asked by: Catherine West
13/10/2017
... what recent steps he has taken to support UN-Cyprus talks.

Latest Questions
6 Current APPG Officers
Lord Northbrook Portrait
Lord Northbrook
Co-Chair
Conservative - Excepted Hereditary
Joined: 7th August 2020
Baroness Hussein-Ece Portrait
Baroness Hussein-Ece
Co Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 29th September 2015
Lord Sharkey Portrait
Lord Sharkey
Co Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 29th September 2015
Graham Stringer Portrait
Graham Stringer
Co Vice Chair
Labour - Blackley and Broughton
Joined: 28th September 2017
None Portrait
Lord Harrison
Co Vice Chair
Joined: 28th September 2017
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Yasmin Qureshi MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 7019.

Email: yasmin.qureshi.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Lady Butterworth, 115 Crown Lodge, Elystan Street, London SW3 3PW. Tel: 07786 558 276

Email: lady.doris.butterworth@gmail.com

No benefits in kind are on record for the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus APPG

Former APPG Officers
Mark Field Portrait
Mark Field
Vice Chair
Conservative - Former Member for Cities of London and Westminster
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 12th October 2016
No other APPG Memberships