North Korea APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 25/08/2021

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To formulate solutions that promote and support human rights, democracy and security in the Democratic People's Republic of North Korea; to establish relations with the exiled North Korean community to foster understanding of the DPRK and the challenges which face its people; and to explore meaningful relations between the parliaments of the UK and the DPRK.

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Recent Documents related to North Korea

1. Financial sanctions, North Korea (Democratic People’s Republic of Korea)
18/07/2019 - Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation (OFSI)
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Found: Financial sanctions, North Korea (Democratic People’s Republic of Korea) - GOV.UK

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

3. Urging North Korea towards complete denuclearisation
11/12/2019 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: Urging North Korea towards complete denuclearisation - GOV.UK

4. Export Control (Sanctions) (Amendment) Order 2019
09/09/2019 - Secondary Legislation

Found: insert “or (3)”. Amendment of the Export Control (North Korea Sanctions) Order 20186.  The Schedule contains

5. UK urges North Korea to begin process of irreversible denuclearisation
11/12/2019 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: UK urges North Korea to begin process of irreversible denuclearisation

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to North Korea

1. Korea
30/06/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: the situation on the border between North Korea and South Korea; and what residual responsibilities they - Speech Link
2: concerned by North Korea’s recent confrontational rhetoric and actions. We urge North Korea to act responsibly - Speech Link
3: carrier made the first carrier strikes against North Korean airfields. This was only five days after - Speech Link

2. United States-North Korea: Summit in Singapore
13/06/2018 - Lords Chamber

1: first step towards securing a denuclearised North Korea. This is in the interests of regional peace and - Speech Link
2: China, Japan and the vibrant democracy in South Korea to turn hopes into substance? Would not the best - Speech Link
3: first meeting between a sitting US President and a North Korean leader, and this is a very important step - Speech Link

3. Korean Peninsula
05/09/2017 - Commons Chamber

1: peninsula.At noon on Sunday, local time, North Korea tested the most powerful nuclear device ever - Speech Link

4. Korean Peninsula
05/09/2017 - Lords Chamber

1: repeat a Statement made in the other place on North Korea:“Mr Speaker, with your permission, I should - Speech Link

5. Korean Peninsula
13/07/2017 - Lords Chamber

1: after taking the testimony of an escapee from North Korea, whose wife and three children had died there - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to North Korea
1. North Korea: South Korea
asked by: Marquess of Lothian
01/07/2020
... further to the destruction of the Inter-Korean Joint Liaison Office near Kaesong on 16 June.

2. North Korea: South Korea
asked by: Marquess of Lothian
21/05/2020
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of reports that the armed forces of North Korea and South Korea exchanged gunfire in the Demilitarised Zone on 3 May.

3. North Korea: South Korea
asked by: Helen Goodman
10/09/2018
... (b) South Korean and (c) North Korean counterparts on peace and stability in the Korean peninsula.

4. North Korea: Coronavirus
asked by: Fiona Bruce
16/11/2020
... what assessment he has made of (a) reports of conditions in quarantine camps and (b) the wider humanitarian situation in the Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea in the context of the covid-19 pandemic; and what humanitarian assistance the Government is providing in response to that matter.

5. North Korea: Coronavirus
asked by: Fiona Bruce
30/11/2020
... completed in September 2020.

Latest Questions
7 Current APPG Officers
Geoffrey Clifton-Brown Portrait
Geoffrey Clifton-Brown
Co-Chair
Conservative - The Cotswolds
Joined: 30th July 2015
2 APPG Memberships
China , Shooting and Conservation
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Fiona Bruce MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 7042.

Email: fiona.bruce.mp@parliament.uk

No benefits in kind are on record for the North Korea APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the North Korea APPG

Former APPG Officers
Jeremy Lefroy Portrait
Jeremy Lefroy
Vice Chair
Conservative - Former Member for Stafford
Joined: 5th November 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Baroness Cox Portrait
Baroness Cox
Vice Chair
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 23rd October 2019
Gary Streeter Portrait
Gary Streeter
Vice Chair
Conservative - South West Devon
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 23rd October 2019
Lord Clarke of Hampstead Portrait
Lord Clarke of Hampstead
Treasurer
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 23rd October 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Mark Pritchard Portrait
Mark Pritchard
Secretary
Conservative - The Wrekin
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 23rd October 2019
Baroness Berridge Portrait
Baroness Berridge
Secretary
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 23rd October 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Gary Streeter Portrait
Gary Streeter
Vice Chair
Conservative - South West Devon
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 21st November 2018
Geoffrey Clifton-Brown Portrait
Geoffrey Clifton-Brown
Co-Chair
Conservative - The Cotswolds
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 20th December 2017
2 APPG Memberships
China , Shooting and Conservation