Belgium APPG

First Registered: 06/06/2018 • Last updated on: 06/10/2021

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To consolidate and strengthen cultural, economic, political and social ties between the United Kingdom and Belgium and foster positive relations now the United Kingdom has left the European Union.

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Recent Documents related to Belgium

1. FOI/EIR responses published by APHA: August 2020
17/05/2021 - Animal and Plant Health Agency
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Found: BIOBEST BELGIUM SYNGENTA BIOLINE LTD Belgium BIOBEST BELGIUM AGRALAN Belgium BIOBEST BELGIUM CERTIS UK

2. Belgium: tax treaties
10/01/2020 - HM Revenue & Customs
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Found: Belgium: tax treaties Tax treaties and related documents between the UK and Belgium.

3. Agreement, done at Brussels on 7 July 2020, between the Government of the French Republic, the Government of the Kingdom of Belgium, the Government of the Kingdom of the Netherlands and the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland amending and supplementing the Agreement between the Government of the Kingdom of Belgium, the Government of the French Republic and the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, concerning Rail Traffic between Belgium and the United Kingdom using the Channel Fixed Link with Protocol, done at Brussels on 15 December 1993
12/08/2020 - Treaty
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Found: Agreement between France, Belgium, Netherlands and UK amending the Agreement between Belgium, France and UK concerning

4. Trade and investment factsheets (partner names beginning with A or B)
12/02/2021 - Department for International Trade
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Found: Belgium This factsheet provides the latest statistics on trade and investment between the UK and

5. taking families
30/04/2021 - Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
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Found: the application form http://www.vfsglobal.com/Belgium/India/ 3. Cop y of proof of payment of the contribution

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Recent Speeches related to Belgium

1. Commonwealth War Graves Commission Staff
15/12/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: staff to work abroad, primarily in France and Belgium. Gardeners, stonemasons and other staff tend cemeteries - Speech Link
2: workers she is talking about—those gardeners in Belgium and France. We must ensure that we do exactly the - Speech Link
3: Store cemetery, which is to the west of Ypres in Belgium. My great-grandfather, Private Arthur John Langley - Speech Link

2. Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002 (Juxtaposed Controls) (Amendment) Order 2021
02/03/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: and at the Eurostar rail terminals in France, Belgium and the Netherlands. The order will replicate the - Speech Link
2: at Coquelles and at the Eurostar terminals in Belgium, France and the Netherlands. I support it.I - Speech Link
3: the whole of it—apply to the staff at ports in Belgium and the Netherlands as well? The Explanatory Memorandum - Speech Link

3. Education
17/06/2019 - Ministerial Corrections

1: minimum wages in other OECD countries, such as Belgium, France or Germany.[Official Report, 12 - Speech Link
2: minimum wages in other OECD countries, such as Belgium or Germany. - Speech Link

4. Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002 (Juxtaposed Controls) (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2021
22/06/2021 - Grand Committee

1: and at the Eurostar rail terminals in France, Belgium and the Netherlands. The earlier order replicated - Speech Link
2: ” But I asked about Belgium:“Why not Belgium? Are there no international agreements - Speech Link
3: arrangements underpinning the rail regime with France, Belgium and the Netherlands, which are incorporated into - Speech Link

5. Points of Order
06/09/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: lives in my constituency. This summer, he went to Belgium to stay with family friends, as he had on many - Speech Link

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Recent Questions related to Belgium
1. Belgium: Iran
asked by: Steve McCabe
27/11/2020
... what recent discussions he has had with his Belgian counterpart on the potential role of (a) an Iranian diplomat and (b) Iranian authorities in an alleged plot to target the National Council of Resistance of Iran annual rally in June 2018.

2. Channel Ferries: Belgium
asked by: Charlie Elphicke
19/02/2019
... what assessment he has made of whether a ferry route could be re-established between Dover and Zeebrugge; and if he will make a statement.

3. Belgium: Undocumented Migrants
asked by: Paul Girvan
11/09/2018
... what steps his Department is taking to help tackle the flow of undocumented migrants through Belgian ports.

4. State Retirement Pensions: Belgium
asked by: Jack Dromey
19/04/2021
... including with any indexation increases.

5. State Retirement Pensions: Belgium
asked by: Jack Dromey
19/04/2021
... what the Government's policy is on UK nationals' access to accrued state pension entitlements in the event that a reciprocal bilateral agreement on state pension entitlements is not agreed with Belgium; and which Minister is responsible for that policy.

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9 Current APPG Officers
Damien Moore Portrait
Damien Moore
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Southport
Joined: 6th June 2018
4 APPG Memberships
Libya , Luxembourg , Tunisia , Veterans
Stephanie Peacock Portrait
Stephanie Peacock
Vice Chair
Labour - Barnsley East
Joined: 7th August 2020
Lisa Cameron Portrait
Lisa Cameron
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow
Joined: 7th August 2020
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

No benefits in kind are on record for the Belgium APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Belgium APPG

Former APPG Officers
Mike Hill Portrait
Mike Hill
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Hartlepool
Joined: 6th June 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Mike Gapes Portrait
Mike Gapes
Vice Chair
The Independent Group for Change - Former Member for Ilford South
Joined: 19th June 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Andrew Bowie Portrait
Andrew Bowie
Secretary
Conservative - West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine
Joined: 6th June 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
Stephen Kerr Portrait
Stephen Kerr
Treasurer
Conservative - Former Member for Stirling
Joined: 6th June 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships