Somaliland APPG

First Registered: 24/11/2016 • Last updated on: 24/01/2024

To promote understanding of and support for Somaliland's achievements in building peace, democratic governance and a sovereign state in the Horn of Africa, its important role in combatting terrorism and piracy in the region and beyond, and the need for continued UK assistance for Somaliland's development.

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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9 Current APPG Officers
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Gavin Williamson
Vice Chair
Conservative - South Staffordshire
Joined: 15th June 2022
2 APPG Memberships
Democratic Republic of Congo , Snooker
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Mr Clive Betts MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 5114.


Public Enquiry Point:

Cate Murphy, Office of Kim Johnson MP, House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA


No benefits in kind are on record for the Somaliland APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Somaliland APPG

Former APPG Officers
Stephen Doughty Portrait
Stephen Doughty
Vice Chair
Labour (Co-op) - Cardiff South and Penarth
Joined: 24th November 2016
Departed: 22nd February 2023
Richard Holden Portrait
Richard Holden
Vice Chair
Conservative - North West Durham
Joined: 15th June 2022
Departed: 22nd February 2023
No other APPG Memberships
Thangam Debbonaire Portrait
Thangam Debbonaire
Vice Chair
Labour - Bristol West
Joined: 24th November 2016
Departed: 23rd October 2019
1 APPG Membership