Peru APPG

First Registered: 27/03/2019 • Last updated on: 17/11/2021

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To maintain and build relations between Peru and the UK.

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Recent Documents related to Peru

1. Overseas Business Risk - Peru
20/05/2021 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: Business Risk - Peru Information on how UK businesses can control risks when operating in Peru.

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

3. UK/Peru: Treaty on the Mutual Recognition of Degrees [CS Peru No.1/2021]
17/05/2021 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: International treaty UK/Peru: Treaty on the Mutual Recognition of Degrees [CS Peru No.1/2021] This

4. Treaty, done at Iquitos on 19 May 2018, on the Mutual Recognition of Degrees between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Republic of Peru (with Exchange of Notes)
16/05/2021 - Treaty
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Found: International treaty UK/Peru: Treaty on the Mutual Recognition of Degrees [CS Peru No.1/2021] This

5. Treaty, done at Iquitos on 19 May 2018, on the Mutual Recognition of Degrees between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Republic of Peru (with Exchange of Notes)
16/05/2021 - Treaty
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Found: International treaty UK/Peru: Treaty on the Mutual Recognition of Degrees [CS Peru No.1/2021] This

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Peru

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

1: to change the visa requirements for citizens of Peru. Visas are a key part of the UK’s border and national - Speech Link
2: Lords, the UK is now the largest foreign investor in Peru, and the Government agree that they should strengthen - Speech Link
3: Lords, I draw attention to my involvement with the Peru Support Group in the UK. The Minister indicated - Speech Link

2. COVID-19 Pandemic in Latin America
20/10/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: very difficult, if not impossible. Similarly, in Peru, the pandemic has exposed chronic weaknesses in - Speech Link
2: The differences between the countries are high. Peru, Argentina, Ecuador, Panama, El Salvador, Mexico - Speech Link
3: there have been 285,000 deaths; in Peru, there have been 200,000. Peru has had 6,000 deaths per million - Speech Link

3. Peru: Visa Requirements
04/06/2018 - Lords Chamber

1: The Schengen area lifted its visa requirements for Peru in 2014, which has resulted in a huge disparity - Speech Link
2: Question about whether we will think again about Peru, as I have said to her, we will keep these things - Speech Link
3: told me that the inward trade delegation from Peru to the UK was disrupted because of the visa complications - Speech Link

4. British Citizens Abroad: FCO Help to Return Home
24/03/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: this week and for Peruvian nationals to get back to Peru. I spoke to the Singaporean Foreign Minister this - Speech Link
2: Honduras, Venezuela, Australia, New Zealand, India, Peru and Egypt have much in common: an inability to get - Speech Link
3: as we can.My right hon. Friend mentioned Peru. As a result of the work of the FCO, and having - Speech Link

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

1: currently brings together Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru. It was founded in 2011 and covers trade and a whole - Speech Link
2: Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam. Can the Minister say when - Speech Link
3: conferences in Chile and Mexico, and have also visited Peru. The members of the Pacific Alliance are significant - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Peru
1. Visas: Peru
asked by: Baroness Anelay of St Johns
23/11/2020
...To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the proposed UK and Andean countries trade agreement includes provisions about visa reform for those travelling on business from Peru to the UK.

2. Visas: Peru
asked by: Baroness Anelay of St Johns
01/12/2020
... what mechanism they have in place to ensure the Home Office regularly hears the views of other departments on the visa regime applied to Peru.

3. Visas: Peru
asked by: Baroness Coussins
27/11/2020
... when were visa requirements for visitors to the UK from Peru last reviewed; and what criteria will be used to decide whether further review is required.

4. Peru: Coronavirus
asked by: Baroness Coussins
04/06/2020
... families and the wider community.

5. Peru: Coronavirus
asked by: Layla Moran
21/04/2020
... whether British citizens being repatriated from Peru as a result of the covid-19 outbreak will have their travel costs reimbursed.

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7 Current APPG Officers
David Mundell Portrait
David Mundell
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale
Joined: 2nd June 2021
Lord Alderdice Portrait
Lord Alderdice
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 2nd June 2021
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

David Mundell MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 4895.

Email: david.mundell.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Angela Bourderye Munoz, Canning House, 126 Wigmore St, London W1U 3RZ

No benefits in kind are on record for the Peru APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Peru APPG

Former APPG Officers
John Grogan Portrait
John Grogan
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Former Member for Keighley
Joined: 27th March 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Greg Hands Portrait
Greg Hands
Secretary
Conservative - Chelsea and Fulham
Joined: 27th March 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Baroness Coussins Portrait
Baroness Coussins
Vice Chair
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 27th March 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
2 APPG Memberships
Modern Languages , United Nations
Lord Purvis of Tweed Portrait
Lord Purvis of Tweed
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 27th March 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
Mark Garnier Portrait
Mark Garnier
Treasurer
Conservative - Wyre Forest
Joined: 27th March 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019