Qatar APPG

First Registered: 29/09/2015 • Last updated on: 04/05/2022

To foster good relations between the UK and Qatar.

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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18 Current APPG Officers
Alun Cairns Portrait
Alun Cairns
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Vale of Glamorgan
Joined: 10th March 2021
David Mundell Portrait
David Mundell
Deputy Chair
Conservative - Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale
Joined: 29th December 2021
Nigel Evans Portrait
Nigel Evans
Honorary President
Conservative - Ribble Valley
Joined: 5th November 2019
7 APPG Memberships
Bahrain , Beer , Belize , Gibraltar , Music , Taiwan , Wine and Spirits
Lisa Cameron Portrait
Lisa Cameron
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow
Joined: 10th March 2021
82 APPG Memberships
22q11 Syndrome , American Football , Antisemitism , Arctic and Nordic Councils , Armed Forces , Armed Forces Covenant , Assistive Technology , Australia and New Zealand , Autism , Bahrain , Banning Trophy Hunting , Bees and Pollinators , Belgium , Bermuda , Boys' Brigade , Breast Cancer , British Jews , British Overseas Territories , Canada , Caribbean , Cats , Cerebral Palsy , Channel 4 , Channel Islands , Childhood Trauma , Chile , China , Commonwealth , Crypto and Digital Assets , Cyprus , Darts , Diabetes , Digital Regulation and Responsibility , Disability , Dog Advisory Welfare , Down Syndrome , Dying Well , Eating Disorders , Entrepreneurship , Ethics and Sustainability in Fashion , Fair Business Banking , Financial Education for Young People , Foreign Affairs , Future of Retail , Global Health , Health , Holocaust Memorial , Inclusive Entrepreneurship , International Freedom of Religion or Belief , Japan , Learning Disability , Liechtenstein , Limits to Growth , Loan Charge and Taxpayer Fairness , Luxembourg , Maldives , Media , Montserrat , New Towns , Olympic and Paralympic Games , Pacific Islands , Pro-Life , Psychology , Pubs , Queen’s Platinum Jubilee 2022 , Religion in the Media , Reserves and Cadets , Russia , San Marino , Small Island Developing States , Social Media , Spinal Cord Injury , Street Children , Switzerland , Textiles and Fashion , Thalidomide , Twelve Steps Recovery Programme from Addiction , United Nations , United Nations Global Goals for Sustainable Development , United Nations Women , Whistleblowing , Woods and Trees
Mark Garnier Portrait
Mark Garnier
Vice Chair
Conservative - Wyre Forest
Joined: 4th May 2022
John Whittingdale Portrait
John Whittingdale
Vice Chair
Conservative - Maldon
Joined: 4th May 2022
6 APPG Memberships
Armenia , Latvia , Lithuania , Nuclear Energy , Polo , Writers
Lord Hussain Portrait
Lord Hussain
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 24th February 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Alun Cairns MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 7175.

Email: alun.cairns.mp@parliament.uk

Date
10 Feb 2022
Source
Qatari Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Description
Visit to Qatar   From : 10/02/2022 To : 15/02/2022   Cost Met : Flights, accommodation, internal transport and food
Value
£27,001
Date
12 Oct 2021
Source
Qatari Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Description
Visit to Qatar   From : 12/10/2021 To : 17/10/2021   Cost Met : Flights, accommodation, internal transport and food
Value
£85,501
Date
7 Oct 2021
Source
Qatari Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Description
Visit to Qatar   From : 07/10/2021 To : 12/10/2021   Cost Met : Flights, accommodation, internal transport and food
Value
£108,001
Date
29 Jan 2021
Source
Argo Capital Management Limited
Description
Secretariat   From : 29/01/2021 To : 28/01/2022
Value
£4,501
Date
16 Nov 2016
Source
Council for Arab-British Understanding
Description
Secretariat   From : 16/11/2016 To : 15/11/2017
Value
£4,501
Date
16 Feb 2016
Source
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Qatar
Description
Visit to Qatar   From : 16/02/2016 To : 18/02/2016   Cost Met : Flights, accommodation and food
Value
£51,001
Date
1 Jan 2015
Source
Council for Arab-British Understanding
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/01/2015 To : 31/12/2015
Value
£4,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Qatar APPG

Former APPG Officers
Heather Wheeler Portrait
Heather Wheeler
Vice Chair
Conservative - South Derbyshire
Joined: 10th March 2021
Departed: 17th November 2021
3 APPG Memberships
Japan , Park Homes , Sri Lanka
David Amess Portrait
David Amess
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Former Member for Southend West
Joined: 24th February 2020
Departed: 6th October 2021
No other APPG Memberships
Baroness Morris of Bolton Portrait
Baroness Morris of Bolton
Co-Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 27th January 2021
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Redesdale Portrait
Lord Redesdale
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 27th January 2021
Paula Sherriff Portrait
Paula Sherriff
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Dewsbury
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Baroness Verma Portrait
Baroness Verma
Vice-Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 23rd October 2019
Graham P Jones Portrait
Graham P Jones
Vice-Chair
Labour - Former Member for Hyndburn
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 21st November 2018
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Ahmed Portrait
Lord Ahmed
Vice Chair
Non-affiliated - Retired on 14 November 2020
Joined: 24th November 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Phillip Lee Portrait
Phillip Lee
Chair & Registered Contact
Liberal Democrat - Former Member for Bracknell
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 12th October 2016
No other APPG Memberships