Japan APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 24/09/2020

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To develop and improve links between the British and Japanese parliaments and encourage a deeper understanding of their respective cultures. The APPG also has an important role to play in promoting trade between the two countries.


Current Members
Name Role Party Date Joined
Jeremy Hunt Chair & Registered Contact Conservative (South West Surrey) 8 Apr 2020
Sir Mark Hendrick Secretary Labour (Co-op) (Preston) 30 Jul 2015
Craig Williams Vice Chair Conservative (Montgomeryshire) 8 Apr 2020
Dr Lisa Cameron Vice Chair Scottish National Party (East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow) 30 Jul 2015
Gary Sambrook Vice Chair Conservative (Birmingham, Northfield) 8 Apr 2020
Viscount Trenchard Vice Chair Conservative 7 Aug 2020
Baroness Hooper Vice Chair Conservative 30 Jul 2015
Lord Moynihan Vice Chair Conservative 7 Aug 2020
Lord Holmes of Richmond Vice Chair Non-affiliated 28 Sep 2017
Viscount Waverley Vice Chair Crossbench 7 Aug 2020
Baroness Finlay of Llandaff Vice Chair Crossbench 8 Apr 2020
John Spellar Vice Chair Labour (Warley) 30 Jul 2015
Lord Bates Vice Chair Conservative 8 Apr 2020
Sir Graham Brady Vice Chair Conservative (Altrincham and Sale West) 8 Apr 2020
Mrs Heather Wheeler Vice Chair Conservative (South Derbyshire) 8 Apr 2020
Chris Elmore Vice Chair Labour (Ogmore) 8 Apr 2020
David Morris Vice Chair Conservative (Morecambe and Lunesdale) 8 Apr 2020
Ian Paisley Vice Chair Democratic Unionist Party (North Antrim) 8 Apr 2020
Judith Cummins Vice Chair Labour (Bradford South) 30 Jul 2015
Lord Pendry Vice Chair Labour 28 Sep 2017
Deidre Brock Vice Chair Scottish National Party (Edinburgh North and Leith) 28 Sep 2017
Dr Ben Spencer Vice Chair Conservative (Runnymede and Weybridge) 8 Apr 2020
Sir David Amess Vice Chair Conservative (Southend West) 30 Jul 2015
Japan APPG Contact Details as of 24 Sep 2020

Registered Contact:

Jeremy Hunt MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 6813. Email: huntj@parliament.uk.

Group's Website:

http://www.bjpg.co.uk/

No benefits in kind are on record for the Japan APPG

Financial Benefits
Date Source Value
28 Feb 2019 Srixon Sports £1,800
20 May 2018 Hitachi £2,000
25 Feb 2018 Srixon Sports £1,800
10 Oct 2017 Allan and Overy £1,975
6 Mar 2016 Hitachi Europe Limited £2,000
29 Jun 2015 Aioi Nissay Dowa Insurance £2,000
Former Members
Name Role Party Joined on Departed on
Mr Roger Godsiff Chair & Registered Contact Labour (Birmingham, Hall Green) 30 Jul 2015 5 Nov 2019
Douglas Chapman Vice Chair Scottish National Party (Dunfermline and West Fife) 30 Jul 2015 5 Nov 2019
Paul Farrelly Vice Chair Labour (Newcastle-under-Lyme) 30 Jul 2015 5 Nov 2019
Fabian Hamilton Vice Chair Labour (Leeds North East) 30 Jul 2015 5 Nov 2019
Steve McCabe Vice Chair Labour (Birmingham, Selly Oak) 30 Jul 2015 5 Nov 2019
Baroness D'Souza Vice Chair Crossbench 28 Sep 2017 5 Nov 2019
Mr Mark Hendrick Vice Chair Labour (Co-op) (Preston) 30 Jul 2015 20 Dec 2017
Dr Paul Monaghan Vice Chair Scottish National Party 30 Jul 2015 2 May 2017