Cyprus APPG

First Registered: 28/04/2016 • Last updated on: 06/10/2021

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To promote positive relations between the UK and the Republic of Cyprus and their elected parliamentarians and people.

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 Cyprus

1. Cyprus bereavement: death abroad
21/01/2020 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: Guidance Cyprus bereavement: death abroad Information to help the family and

2. Trade and investment factsheets (partner names beginning with C to F)
12/02/2021 - Department for International Trade
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Found: Cyprus This factsheet provides the latest statistics on trade and investment between the UK and

3. Cyprus: tax treaties
21/10/2019 - HM Revenue & Customs
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Found: under the UK/Cyprus Double Taxation Convention Background The UK and Cyprus signed a Double

4. Cyprus: tax treaties
21/10/2019 - HM Revenue & Customs
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Found: Cyprus: tax treaties - GOV.UK document

5. Rape and sexual assault in Cyprus: information for victims
11/02/2020 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: Guidance Rape and sexual assault in Cyprus: information for victims Information for

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Cyprus

1. Sexual Violence Overseas: Treatment of Victims
09/01/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: reports of this young British woman convicted in Cyprus have caused alarm in many circles. What are Her - Speech Link
2: support in Cyprus. We are also considering what more we can do with the authorities in Cyprus and in other - Speech Link
3: reports I have read and reports from my contacts in Cyprus indicate that the young woman—the teenager—involved - Speech Link

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

1: sea or exclusive economic zone of the Republic of Cyprus or on its continental shelf. They permit the imposition - Speech Link
2: Parliamentary Group for the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus—the TRNC.By way of background to this statutory - Speech Link

3. 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 talks; - Speech Link
2: of the APPG for the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. The noble Lord, Lord Maginnis, has asked me to - Speech Link

4. 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

5. Safe To Be Me: A Global Equality Conference on LGBT Rights
17/05/2021 - Written Statements

1: LGBTI focal points network annual forum alongside Cyprus.We will be organising a series of virtual - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Cyprus
1. 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.

2. Passengers: Cyprus
asked by: Theresa Villiers
09/03/2021
... consistent with the longstanding policy on Cyprus of successive UK Governments.

3. Cyprus: Defence
asked by: Kevan Jones
29/03/2021
... what the cost to the public purse has been of upgrades to the UK defence footprint in Cyprus over the last five years.

4. Cyprus: Beaches
asked by: Lord Smith of Finsbury
26/10/2020
... and 2537 are upheld.

5. Cyprus: Turkey
asked by: Lord West of Spithead
02/07/2020
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of Turkey's drilling for energy in Cyprus’ sovereign waters; and whether they have received any request to join an EU maritime force in those waters.

Latest Questions
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10 Current APPG Officers
Lord Adonis Portrait
Lord Adonis
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 2nd June 2021
2 APPG Memberships
Germany , Western Rail Link to Heathrow
Lisa Cameron Portrait
Lisa Cameron
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow
Joined: 2nd June 2021
Bambos Charalambous Portrait
Bambos Charalambous
Vice Chair
Labour - Enfield, Southgate
Joined: 28th September 2017
Baroness Massey of Darwen Portrait
Baroness Massey of Darwen
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 28th September 2017
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Sir Roger Gale MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 4087.

Email: galerj@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Christos Karaolis, National Federation of Cypriots in the UK, Britannia Road, North Finchley, London N12 9RU. Tel: 020 8445 9999

Email: enquiries@cypriotfederation.org.uk

Group's Website:

https://cypriotfederation.org.uk/appgforcyprus/

No benefits in kind are on record for the Cyprus APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Cyprus APPG

Former APPG Officers
Joan Ryan Portrait
Joan Ryan
Vice Chair
The Independent Group for Change - Former Member for Enfield North
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Roger Godsiff Portrait
Roger Godsiff
Treasurer
Labour - Former Member for Birmingham, Hall Green
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Tom Brake Portrait
Tom Brake
Officer
Liberal Democrat - Former Member for Carshalton and Wallington
Joined: 11th September 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
John Cryer Portrait
John Cryer
Officer
Labour - Leyton and Wanstead
Joined: 10th October 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
Mike Gapes Portrait
Mike Gapes
Officer
The Independent Group for Change - Former Member for Ilford South
Joined: 11th September 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Matthew Offord Portrait
Matthew Offord
Officer
Conservative - Hendon
Joined: 28th April 2016
Departed: 5th November 2019
Ross Thomson Portrait
Ross Thomson
Officer
Conservative - Former Member for Aberdeen South
Joined: 11th September 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
David Burrowes Portrait
David Burrowes
Vice Chair
Conservative - Former Member for Enfield, Southgate
Joined: 28th April 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Alan Meale Portrait
Alan Meale
Secretary
Labour - Former Member for Mansfield
Joined: 28th April 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
David Crausby Portrait
David Crausby
Treasurer
Labour - Former Member for Bolton North East
Joined: 28th April 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Mike Freer Portrait
Mike Freer
Officer
Conservative - Finchley and Golders Green
Joined: 28th April 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
David Crausby Portrait
David Crausby
Treasurer
Labour - Former Member for Bolton North East
Joined: 28th April 2016
Departed: 6th January 2017
No other APPG Memberships