Australia and New Zealand APPG

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

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To encourage political interest in Australia and New Zealand; to meet with ANZAC politicians who are visiting the UK; to meet with the High Commissioners of Australia and New Zealand; and to discuss Australian, New Zealand and UK Politics.

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 Australia and New Zealand

1. British Retail Consortium - written evidence
31/01/2018 - Inquiry: Trade and the Commonwealth: Australia and New Zealand - International Trade Committee
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Found: of FTAs agreed between the UK and Australia and the UK and New Zealand. Overall consumer welfare in terms

2. 15 May 2019 - Trade and the Commonwealth: Australia and New Zealand - oral evidence
20/05/2019 - Inquiry: Trade and the Commonwealth: Australia and New Zealand - International Trade Committee
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Found: evidence - Trade and the Commonwealth: Australia and New Zealand - 15 May 2019International Trade CommitteeOral

3. Future free trade agreements: US, CPTPP, Australia and New Zealand
20/02/2019 - Parliamentary Research

Found: Future free trade agreements: US, CPTPP, Australia and New Zealand By Ilze Jozepa, Matt Ward and Dominic

4. Durham University - written evidence
31/01/2018 - Inquiry: Trade and the Commonwealth: Australia and New Zealand - International Trade Committee
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Found: (1) the economic significance of UK-Australia and UK-New Zealand trade (by analysing the impact of the

5. National Office of Animal Health (NOAH) - written evidence
31/01/2018 - Inquiry: Trade and the Commonwealth: Australia and New Zealand - International Trade Committee
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Found: companies in the UK actively trade with Australia and New Zealand to manufacture and supply veterinary medicines

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Australia and New Zealand

1. Free Trade Agreement: New Zealand
21/10/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: make a statement on the new agreement in principle between the UK and New Zealand on our free trade agreement - Speech Link

2. Free Trade Agreement: New Zealand
25/10/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: make a Statement on the new agreement in principle between the UK and New Zealand on our free trade agreement - Speech Link
2: principle the main details of a trade deal. A UK-New Zealand free trade agreement will be another major trade - Speech Link
3: parts of the country. Our shared history with New Zealand, common values and commitment to free trade are - Speech Link

3. Trade Policy: Environmental Considerations
21/10/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: pursue in multilateral fora, as well as under our new free trade agreements. This includes upholding commitments - Speech Link
2: of course it might have been better if Australia and New Zealand were close to Europe, but they are not - Speech Link
3: that the scrubbed legal texts of the Australia and New Zealand deals will go to the statutory Trade and - Speech Link

4. Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (Accession)
17/06/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: Today’s launch of trade negotiations with Australia and New Zealand is an historic moment for this country - Speech Link
2: launched new trade negotiations with four different countries—the US, Japan, Australia and New Zealand—on top - Speech Link

5. British Citizens Abroad: FCO Help to Return Home
24/03/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: changed our travel advice again because of the rate of new border restrictions. We strongly advise British people - Speech Link
2: stranded in Argentina, Honduras, Venezuela, Australia, New Zealand, India, Peru and Egypt have much in common: - Speech Link
3: I have explained what we are doing in Australia and New Zealand. My right hon. Friend is right, and I - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Australia and New Zealand
1. Australia and New Zealand: Emigration
asked by: Lord Pendry
17/09/2020
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have had with the governments of Australia and New Zealand about those governments' policies aimed at encouraging UK skilled workers and their families to settle in those countries; and what estimate they have made of the cost to HM Treasury of the emigration of such workers.

2. Rugby: Australia and New Zealand
asked by: Ruth Jones
08/09/2021
... what assessment he has made of the effect of Australia and New Zealand withdrawing from the Rugby League World Cup.

3. Drugs: New Zealand
asked by: Gareth Thomas
18/12/2020
... with her New Zealand counterpart on pharmaceutical patent extensions; and if she will make a statement.

4. New Zealand: Coronavirus
asked by: Sarah Owen
26/01/2021
... what discussions he has had with his New Zealand counterpart on that country's managed (a) quarantine and (b) isolation border policy during the covid-19 pandemic; and efficacy of those policies with comparison to the UK's air corridor policy.

5. Coronavirus: New Zealand
asked by: Ed Davey
24/06/2020
... what discussions officials in his Department have had with health officials in the New Zealand Government on that country's approach to tackling covid-19; and if he will make a statement.

Latest Questions
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25 Current APPG Officers
Paul Beresford Portrait
Paul Beresford
Vice Chair
Conservative - Mole Valley
Joined: 30th July 2015
Lord Purvis of Tweed Portrait
Lord Purvis of Tweed
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 10th October 2018
Lisa Cameron Portrait
Lisa Cameron
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow
Joined: 24th February 2020
Gareth Johnson Portrait
Gareth Johnson
Vice Chair
Conservative - Dartford
Joined: 24th February 2020
Lord Shinkwin Portrait
Lord Shinkwin
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 24th February 2020
Angela Richardson Portrait
Angela Richardson
Vice Chair
Conservative - Guildford
Joined: 24th February 2020
1 APPG Membership
South Western Railway
Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne Portrait
Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 24th February 2020
Lord Snape Portrait
Lord Snape
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 24th February 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Andrew Rosindell MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 8475.

Email: andrew.rosindell.mp@parliament.uk

No benefits in kind are on record for the Australia and New Zealand APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Australia and New Zealand APPG

Former APPG Officers
None Portrait
Viscount Simon
Vice Chair
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 25th August 2021
Lord Goddard of Stockport Portrait
Lord Goddard of Stockport
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 24th February 2020
Departed: 27th January 2021
Roger Godsiff Portrait
Roger Godsiff
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Birmingham, Hall Green
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Dodds of Duncairn Portrait
Lord Dodds of Duncairn
Vice Chair
Democratic Unionist Party - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Baroness Golding Portrait
Baroness Golding
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
Michelle Donelan Portrait
Michelle Donelan
Vice Chair
Conservative - Chippenham
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Andrew Percy Portrait
Andrew Percy
Secretary
Conservative - Brigg and Goole
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 29th August 2018
Lord Dodds of Duncairn Portrait
Lord Dodds of Duncairn
Vice Chair
Democratic Unionist Party - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships