Malawi APPG

First Registered: 31/01/2018 • Last updated on: 29/12/2021

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To promote understanding and awareness among parliamentarians; support positive relations between our countries; and provide a forum for discussion on relevant issues affecting politics, society, culture and the economy in Malawi.

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Recent Documents related to Malawi

1. Malawi: country policy and information notes
20/10/2020 - UK Visas and Immigration
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Found: facts Full c ountry n ame : Republic of Malawi 1 Area : T otal: 118,484 sq km 2 land:

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

3. Overseas Business Risk: Malawi
23/02/2021 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: Guidance Overseas Business Risk: Malawi The Overseas Business Risk report provides

4. Classrooms for Malawi
21/07/2020 - Early Day Motions

Found: notes that Rutherglen-based charity Classrooms for Malawi has raised over £8,000 in one week to provide hand

5. Profile of development work: Malawi
02/09/2020 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: DFID MALAWI poverty, deliver the Global Goals for Sustainable Development (SDGs) and tackle

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Recent Speeches related to Malawi

1. Cyclone Idai
20/03/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: destroyed and the collapse of bridges and roads.In Malawi, nearly 900,000 people have been directly affected - Speech Link
2: about our solidarity with the people of Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe who have been hit by what the United - Speech Link
3: situation—the people who have come here from Zimbabwe, Malawi and Mozambique, who have made their home here, - Speech Link

2. Scotland-Malawi Relationship
13/09/2017 - Westminster Hall

1: move,That this House has considered the Scotland-Malawi relationship.It is a pleasure to serve under your - Speech Link

3. Cyclone Idai
26/03/2019 - Written Statements

1: southern Africa, has devastated parts of Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe, including many areas that were already - Speech Link

4. Cyclone Idai
28/03/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: people have been displaced in Mozambique, 87,000 in Malawi and 4,000 in Zimbabwe. Some 2.6 million people - Speech Link
2: resilience facilities and mechanisms for the future in Malawi and Mozambique in particular, including early warning - Speech Link
3: happy to do that in relation to Mozambique and Malawi. Canada has contributed some $2 million, but the - Speech Link

5. UK Entry Visas
19/11/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: denials experienced by members of the Scotland Malawi Partnership. I declare an interest, because the - Speech Link
2: send her extensive documentation from the Scotland Malawi Partnership on this issue, which she may already - Speech Link
3: Priests and pupils in remote villages in northern Malawi or elsewhere in Africa may not have bank accounts - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Malawi
1. Malawi: Coronavirus
asked by: Stephen Doughty
... what support he is providing to the Government of Malawi to help it respond to the covid-19 pandemic.

2. Malawi: Coronavirus
asked by: Stephen Doughty
... (e) vaccines and (f) other steps necessary to help it respond to the covid-19 pandemic.

3. Malawi: Drugs
asked by: Patrick Grady
... on Shortage of Medicines in Malawi.

4. Malawi: Elections
asked by: Patrick Grady
... what discussions he has had with his counterpart in the Government of Malawi on the free and fair conduct of the presidential election planned for 23 June 2020.

5. Malawi: Elections
asked by: Patrick Grady
... what support her Department is providing to civil society organisations in Malawi that promote free and fair participation in the presidential election planned for 23 June 2020.

Latest Questions
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8 Current APPG Officers
Patrick Grady Portrait
Patrick Grady
Chair & Registered Contact
Scottish National Party - Glasgow North
Joined: 31st January 2018
David Mundell Portrait
David Mundell
Vice Chair
Conservative - Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale
Joined: 24th February 2020
Wendy Chamberlain Portrait
Wendy Chamberlain
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - North East Fife
Joined: 14th July 2021
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Patrick Grady MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 6398.


Public Enquiry Point:

David Hope-Jones, Scotland Malawi Partnership, Room 3.6, City Chambers, High Street, Edinburgh EH1 1YJ. Tel: 0131 529 3164


Group's Website:

No benefits in kind are on record for the Malawi APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Malawi APPG

Former APPG Officers
Ross Thomson Portrait
Ross Thomson
Co-Vice Chair
Conservative - Former Member for Aberdeen South
Joined: 31st January 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Hugh Gaffney Portrait
Hugh Gaffney
Co-Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill
Joined: 31st January 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Kirstene Hair Portrait
Kirstene Hair
Conservative - Former Member for Angus
Joined: 31st January 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
David Linden Portrait
David Linden
Scottish National Party - Glasgow East
Joined: 31st January 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019