Defence and Security Issues APPG

First Registered: 28/04/2016 • Last updated on: 23/10/2019

Note: This APPG was last registered on 23rd Oct 2019. The APPG was not registered in the latest release of 6th Oct 2021 and may be defunct.

To explore short or long term issues which potentially could require responses from the UK's armed forces, blue light services, security and intelligence communities, industry or the civil power, alone, in coalitions or through membership of international bodies.

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 Defence and Security Issues

1. Gulf security tops agenda at Chiefs of Defence meeting
02/11/2018 - Ministry of Defence
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Found: Gulf security tops agenda at Chiefs of Defence meeting - GOV.UK

2. £1m innovation boost for service personnel’s welfare and training
24/10/2019 - Defence and Security Accelerator
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Found: and communications Home Defence and armed forces Military equipment, logistics

3. The Integrated Security, Defence and Foreign Policy Review
23/04/2020 - Inquiry: The Integrated Security, Defence and Foreign Policy Review - Defence Committee
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Found: Inquiry into the Integrated Security, Defence, and Foreign Policy Review Submission of Written Evidence

4. Industry Security Notice (ISN)
13/11/2019 - Ministry of Defence
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Found: Industry Security Notice Number 2012-03 Subject: Ongoing Personnel Security Requirements for Defence Contractors

5. Competition: Map the Gap: autonomous gap crossing survey
18/12/2019 - Defence and Security Accelerator
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Found: and communications Home Defence and armed forces Military equipment, logistics

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Defence and Security Issues

1. Defence and Security Public Contracts (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020
03/11/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: 2021, planning for the smooth delivery of defence and security procurement beyond the transition period - Speech Link

2. Defence, Diplomacy and Development Policy
30/01/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: That this House takes note of the role played by defence, diplomacy, and development policy in building - Speech Link
2: which set out a programme for women, peace and security that has influenced work in that area ever since - Speech Link

3. Defence and Security Industrial Strategy
24/03/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: should like to make a Statement on the future defence and security industrial strategy. Last November, the - Speech Link
2: Secretary of State for Defence set out what amounts to the biggest shift in defence policy for a generation—a - Speech Link
3: industry. The UK’s defence and security industry are world-renowned. Ministry of Defence spending in the - Speech Link

4. Foreign Policy: UK-EU Dialogue
14/01/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: shall co-operate on current and emerging global issues of common interest, including co-ordinating positions - Speech Link
2: between the UK and the EU on foreign policy, security and defence matters. Why then did the United Kingdom - Speech Link
3: EU partners and other allies on issues of sanctions and indeed issues relating to Hong Kong. The EU-UK - Speech Link

5. AUKUS
16/09/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: friendship with Australia and the United States and the security of the Indo-Pacific.Yesterday I joined - Speech Link
2: Box that the first duty of any Government is the security and safety of its citizens at home and abroad - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Defence and Security Issues
1. Office for Disability Issues
asked by: Paul Maynard
05/03/2020
... for what reason responsibility for the Office for Disability Issues was transferred from the Department for Work and Pensions to the Equalities Hub in the Cabinet Office.

2. Office for Disability Issues
asked by: Tom Brake
29/10/2019
... what progress the Government has made on establishing a new cross-government disability team.

3. Defence: National Security
asked by: John Healey
30/11/2020
... when he plans to publish the Defence and Security Industrial Strategy.

4. Defence: National Security
asked by: Jack Lopresti
18/03/2020
... what recent discussions his Department has had with representatives of the defence industry as part of its review of the UK's Defence and Security Industrial Strategy; and if he will make a statement.

5. Office for Disability Issues
asked by: Baroness Thomas of Winchester
19/09/2018
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what projects the Office for Disability Issues are currently working on.

Latest Questions
Former APPG Members
Douglas Chapman Portrait
Douglas Chapman
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - Dunfermline and West Fife
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 23rd October 2019
Mark Francois Portrait
Mark Francois
Vice Chair
Conservative - Rayleigh and Wickford
Joined: 14th March 2018
Departed: 23rd October 2019
2 APPG Memberships
Bahrain , Shipbuilding and Ship Repair
Adam Holloway Portrait
Adam Holloway
Vice Chair
Conservative - Gravesham
Joined: 14th March 2018
Departed: 23rd October 2019
Kevan Jones Portrait
Kevan Jones
Vice Chair
Labour - North Durham
Joined: 28th April 2016
Departed: 23rd October 2019
Jamie Stone Portrait
Jamie Stone
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross
Joined: 14th March 2018
Departed: 23rd October 2019
Derek Twigg Portrait
Derek Twigg
Vice Chair
Labour - Halton
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 23rd October 2019
Lord Moonie Portrait
Lord Moonie
Treasurer
Non-affiliated - Life peer
Joined: 28th April 2016
Departed: 23rd October 2019
1 APPG Membership
Hydrogen
Baroness Falkner of Margravine Portrait
Baroness Falkner of Margravine
Secretary
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 28th April 2016
Departed: 23rd October 2019
Gerald Howarth Portrait
Gerald Howarth
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Former Member for Aldershot
Joined: 28th April 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Steven Paterson Portrait
Steven Paterson
Vice-Chairman
Scottish National Party - Former Member for Stirling
Joined: 28th April 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Benefits in Kind
Date
3 Jul 2019
Source
UK Defence Forum
Description
Two dinners held on 24/04/2019 and 03/07/2019
Value
£1,501
Date
11 Feb 2019
Source
UK Defence Forum
Description
Dinner held on 11/02/2019
Value
£1,501
Date
11 Feb 2019
Source
UK Defence Forym
Description
Dinner held on 11/02/2019
Value
£1,501
Date
17 Dec 2018
Source
UK Defence Forum
Description
Briefing Dinner held on 17/12/2018
Value
£1,501
Date
19 Nov 2018
Source
UK Defence Forum
Description
Dinner held on 19/11/2018
Value
£1,501
Date
9 Jul 2018
Source
UK Defence Forum
Description
Dinner held on 09/07/2018
Value
£1,501
Date
14 Mar 2018
Source
UK Defence Forum
Description
Dinner held on 14/03/2018
Value
£1,501
Date
31 Jan 2018
Source
UK Defence Forum
Description
Two dinners held on 16/01/2018 and 31/01/2018
Value
£1,501
Date
20 Dec 2017
Source
UK Defence Forum
Description
Dinner held on 20/12/2017
Value
£1,501
Date
13 Dec 2017
Source
UK Defence Forum Ltd
Description
Two dinners held on 04/12/2017 and 13/12/2017 respectively
Value
£1,501
Date
13 Dec 2017
Source
UK Defence Forum Ltd
Description
Two dinners held on 04/12/2017 and 13/12/2017
Value
£1,501
Date
27 Jun 2017
Source
UK Defence Forum Ltd
Description
Dinner held 27/06/2017
Value
£1,501
Date
27 Jun 2017
Source
UK Defence Forum Ltd
Description
Dinner held 27 June 2017
Value
£1,501
Date
15 Nov 2016
Source
UK Defence Forum
Description
Briefing dinners held on 13 September 2016 and 15 November 2016
Value
£3,001
Date
1 Nov 2016
Source
UK Defence Forum
Description
Briefing dinner held on 1 November 2016
Value
£1,501
Date
5 Jul 2016
Source
UK Defence Forum
Description
Briefing dinner held on 5 July 2016
Value
£1,501
Date
23 May 2016
Source
UK Defence Forum
Description
Dinner on 23 May 2016
Value
£1,501
Financial Benefits Received
Date
26 Apr 2017
Source
Uk Defence Forum
Value
£1,734
Date
28 Mar 2017
Source
UK Defence Forum
Value
£1,891
Date
8 Feb 2017
Source
UK Defence Forum
Value
£2,906