Cyprus APPG

First Registered: 28/04/2016 • Last updated on: 29/12/2021

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

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Recent Documents related to Cyprus

1. 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

2. MP_Financial_Information object (16388)
13/12/2021 - MP Financial Interests

Found: Representatives of the Republic of Cyprus
Address of donor: 1402 Nicosia, Cyprus
Estimate of the probable

3. MP_Financial_Information object (16154)
29/11/2021 - MP Financial Interests

Found: Representatives of the Republic of Cyprus
Address of donor: 1402 Nicosia, Cyprus
Estimate of the probable

4. MP_Financial_Information object (16241)
29/11/2021 - MP Financial Interests

Found: Representatives of the Republic of Cyprus
Address of donor: 1402 Nicosia, Cyprus
Estimate of the probable

5. MP_Financial_Information object (16269)
29/11/2021 - MP Financial Interests

Found: Representatives of the Republic of Cyprus
Address of donor: 1402 Nicosia, Cyprus
Estimate of the probable

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. Draft Double Taxation Relief and International Tax Enforcement (Israel) Order 2019 Draft Double Taxation Relief (Cyprus) Order 2019
18/06/2019 - General Committees

1: 2018 double taxation agreements, or DTAs, with Cyprus and Israel. Double taxation agreements remove barriers - Speech Link
2: implement important improvements to our DTAs with Cyprus and Israel. The Government have listened to the - Speech Link
3: Minister has outlined, the Double Taxation Relief (Cyprus) Order 2019 amends the entry into force provisions - Speech Link

3. 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

4. Cyprus: Civil Litigation
23/01/2019 - Written Statements

1: law claims arising from the emergency period in Cyprus from 1955-59 (“the emergency”). During the emergency - Speech Link

5. Draft Double Taxation Relief (Mauritius) Order 2018 Draft Double Taxation Relief and International Tax Enforcement (Cyprus) Order 2018
18/06/2018 - General Committees

1: replacement double taxation agreement, or DTA, with Cyprus and a protocol amending our existing agreement - Speech Link
2: servants, policemen and firemen who have retired to Cyprus. They went there on the understanding that the - Speech Link
3: operation in the United Kingdom from that pertaining to Cyprus, so there is an interplay between those two reliefs - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Cyprus
1. Aviation: Cyprus
asked by: Lord Maginnis of Drumglass
10/11/2020
... and (2) the reasons why there are no such flights; and what discussions they have had with airline operators about how long it is intended to divert such flights via Turkey.

2. Cyprus: Beaches
asked by: Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth
04/11/2020
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the progress of securing a lasting settlement of the Cyprus issue.

3. Cyprus: USA
asked by: Lord Maginnis of Drumglass
15/09/2020
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions the government of the United States had with them prior to the announcement that that government’s arms embargo for Cyprus will be partially lifted; and what assessment they have made of the implications of any such change for their role under the Treaty of Guarantee.

4. Cyprus: France
asked by: Lord Maginnis of Drumglass
21/09/2020
... and (2) the territorial waters of Cyprus and Turkey; and what assessment they have made of the actions of that government in the Mediterranean on peace and stability in the area.

5. Cyprus: Aviation
asked by: Sarah Olney
06/12/2021
... whether he will commit to reviewing the UK’s current policy committing travellers to (a) disembarkation and (b) additional screening in Turkey for flights from Northern Cyprus.

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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
82 APPG Memberships
22q11 Syndrome , American Football , Antisemitism , Arctic and Nordic Councils , Armed Forces , Armed Forces Covenant , Assistive Technology , Australia and New Zealand , Autism , Bahrain , Banning Trophy Hunting , Bees and Pollinators , Bermuda , Boys' Brigade , Breast Cancer , British Jews , British Overseas Territories , Canada , Cats , Cerebral Palsy , Channel 4 , Channel Islands , Childhood Trauma , Chile , China , Commonwealth , Crypto and Digital Assets , Darts , Dementia , Diabetes , Digital Regulation and Responsibility , Disability , Dog Advisory Welfare , Down Syndrome , Dying Well , Eating Disorders , Entrepreneurship , Estonia , Ethics and Sustainability in Fashion , Fair Business Banking , Financial Education for Young People , Foreign Affairs , Future of Retail , Global Health , Health , Holocaust Memorial , Hydrogen , Inclusive Entrepreneurship , International Freedom of Religion or Belief , Japan , Learning Disability , Liechtenstein , Limits to Growth , Loan Charge and Taxpayer Fairness , Media , Mentoring , Montserrat , Olympic and Paralympic Games , Pacific Islands , Pro-Life , Psychology , Pubs , Qatar , Queen’s Platinum Jubilee 2022 , Reserves and Cadets , Russia , San Marino , Serbia , Small Island Developing States , Social Media , Spinal Cord Injury , Street Children , Switzerland , Textiles and Fashion , Thalidomide , Twelve Steps Recovery Programme from Addiction , United Nations , United Nations Global Goals for Sustainable Development , United Nations Women , Vulnerable Groups to Pandemics , Whistleblowing , Woods and Trees
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