Latin America APPG

First Registered: 29/09/2015 • Last updated on: 14/07/2021

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To foster good relations between parliamentarians from Britain and parliamentarians from Latin American countries.

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 Latin America

1. Overseas trade statistics: methodologies
01/11/2019 - HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC)
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Found: Latin America and Caribbean Middle East and North Africa (excluding EU25) North America

2. Latin America offers huge opportunities for Northern Powerhouse
11/07/2018 - Department for International Trade
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Found: Latin America offers huge opportunities for Northern Powerhouse

3. Jacques ARNOLD - written evidence
18/12/2018 - Inquiry: Global Britain and South America - Foreign Affairs Committee
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Found: that time he was Secretary of the All-Party Latin America Group and Chairman of the All-Party Brazil Group

4. British Council - written evidence
18/12/2018 - Inquiry: Global Britain and South America - Foreign Affairs Committee
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Found: opportunities for the UK to engage with South America. The UK is seen as a credible partner, especially

5. 05 Mar 2019 - Global Britain and South America - oral evidence
25/03/2019 - Inquiry: Global Britain and South America - Foreign Affairs Committee
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Found: South America - 5 Mar 2019Foreign Affairs CommitteeOral evidence: Global Britain and South America, HC

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Latin America

1. Latin America: Future Foreign Policy
21/04/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: Lords, despite the Minister’s positive words, Latin America gets just two brief paragraphs in the recent - Speech Link
2: reassure her and your Lordships’ House that Latin America continues to be an important partner for the - Speech Link
3: partners in the Commonwealth on relations with Latin America, including on trade, the environment, security - Speech Link

2. The UK’s Relationship with the Pacific Alliance (International Relations Committee Report)
01/02/2021 - Grand Committee

1: trade associations and organisations in the Latin America region. In global terms it is relatively small - Speech Link
2: coherent, well thought-through approach to Latin America as a whole, and to its regional and subregional - Speech Link
3: reservations. The UK has neglected relations with Latin American countries since the last war. There have - Speech Link

3. Visas: Visitors from Peru
16/11/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: relations committee, on the United Kingdom and Latin America, the Government accepted the assertion of the - Speech Link
2: back. I do not disagree with him at all that Latin America has great potential. I went to Mexico last year - Speech Link
3: there are no unnecessary barriers to Peru, Latin America or anywhere else in the world, so that, when - Speech Link

4. National Curriculum
21/10/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: for, the independence movements throughout South America some 200 years ago. For example and among other - Speech Link
2: for her tenacity in raising the profile of Latin America within your Lordships’ House. The flexibility - Speech Link

5. Modern Foreign Languages: Teachers
10/03/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: language—as trade envoy to three countries in Latin America, I am aware of the focus on the education sector—does - Speech Link
2: changes in our immigration law, teachers from Latin America will apply on a points-based system with the - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Latin America
1. Latin America: Rainforests
asked by: Catherine West
22/03/2021
... what discussions he has had with Latin American counterparts on the protection of tropical rainforests; and what support the Government has provided for the protection of those rainforests.

2. Latin America: Sanctions
asked by: Baroness Hooper
25/02/2021
... in particular in any country where there is no UK Embassy.

3. Latin America: Cybercrime
asked by: Nia Griffith
21/05/2018
... what work has been undertaken with Latin American states on cyber security.

4. Overseas Trade: Latin America
asked by: Viscount Waverley
19/10/2020
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their strategy for future trade relations with Latin America.

5. Latin America: Human Rights
asked by: Andrew Rosindell
18/03/2020
... what recent progress his Department has made on engagement on human rights with countries in Latin America.

Latest Questions
8 Current APPG Officers
David Mundell Portrait
David Mundell
Secretary
Conservative - Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale
Joined: 10th March 2021
Alec Shelbrooke Portrait
Alec Shelbrooke
Vice Chair
Conservative - Elmet and Rothwell
Joined: 10th March 2021
4 APPG Memberships
Argentina , Formula One , Gibraltar , Surgical Mesh
Lord Mountevans Portrait
Lord Mountevans
Vice Chair
Crossbench - Excepted Hereditary
Joined: 10th March 2021
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Mark Menzies MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 7073.

Email: mark.menzies.mp@parliament.uk

Secretariat:

Canning House acts as the group's secretariat. https://www.canninghouse.org/

Benefits in Kind
Date
29 Jan 2020
Source
Canning House
Description
Secretariat   From : 29/01/2020 To : 28/01/2021
Value
£3,001
Date
4 Jul 2018
Source
Canning House
Description
Secretariat   From : 04/07/2018 To : 03/07/2019
Value
£1,501
Date
4 Jul 2017
Source
Canning House
Description
Secretariat   From : 04/07/2017 To : 03/07/2018
Value
£1,501
Date
1 Jan 2016
Source
Canning House
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/01/2016 To : 31/12/2016
Value
£1,501
Date
30 Jun 2015
Source
Canning House
Description
Secretariat   From : 30/06/2015 To : 31/12/2015
Value
£1,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Latin America APPG

Former APPG Officers
Lord Alderdice Portrait
Lord Alderdice
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 21st November 2018
Departed: 27th January 2021
Graham P Jones Portrait
Graham P Jones
Treasurer
Labour - Former Member for Hyndburn
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Mark Pritchard Portrait
Mark Pritchard
Vice Chair
Conservative - The Wrekin
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 10th October 2018
Lord Rowe-Beddoe Portrait
Lord Rowe-Beddoe
Vice Chair
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 10th October 2018
No other APPG Memberships
Baroness Royall of Blaisdon Portrait
Baroness Royall of Blaisdon
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 10th October 2018
David Morris Portrait
David Morris
Vice Chair
Conservative - Morecambe and Lunesdale
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 10th October 2018
Nigel Evans Portrait
Nigel Evans
Secretary
Conservative - Ribble Valley
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 10th October 2018
8 APPG Memberships
Bahrain , Beer , Belize , Gibraltar , Music , Qatar , Taiwan , Wine and Spirits
Graham Stuart Portrait
Graham Stuart
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Beverley and Holderness
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 12th October 2016
No other APPG Memberships