Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus APPG

First Registered: 29/09/2015 • Last updated on: 06/10/2021

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To promote the interest of the people of Northern Cyprus.

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

2. Recognise Northern Cyprus as an independent state and enable free trade
19/05/2021 - Petitions

Found: Please recognise the Turkish Cypriot Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) as an independent state, and

3. Cyprus: buying property
27/11/2019 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: Cyprus: buying property - GOV.UK document

4. Dr George Kyris - written evidence
09/09/2019 - Inquiry: The Caucasus - Foreign Affairs Committee
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Found: Georgia and other conflict-affected areas (e.g. Cyprus, Kosovo, Ukraine)[1]. Before I proceed to address

5. 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

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. 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

3. 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

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. Northern Cyprus: Aviation
asked by: Fabian Hamilton
05/07/2021
... what recent discussions he has had with his Turkish counterpart on the UK's policy of aircraft disembarkation before flights reach northern Cyprus.

2. Northern Cyprus: Aviation
asked by: Fabian Hamilton
05/07/2021
... if he will review the UK's policy on aircraft disembarkation for passengers flying from North Cyprus' Ercan Airport.

3. Northern Cyprus: Aviation
asked by: Julian Sturdy
14/06/2021
... whether his Department has plans to authorise direct flights to North Cyprus.

4. Northern Cyprus: Peace Negotiations
asked by: Julian Sturdy
14/06/2021
... what role officials in his Department are undertaking in negotiations for a settlement on the island of Cyprus between North Cyprus and the Republic of Cyprus.

5. 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.

Latest Questions
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7 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
Lord Hussain Portrait
Lord Hussain
Co-Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 14th July 2021
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