Register Of All-Party Parliamentary Groups [as at 15 February 2017] Kurdistan Region in Iraq

Title

All-Party Parliamentary Group on the Kurdistan Region in Iraq

Purpose

To promote friendship and understanding between the peoples of the Kurdistan Region in Iraq and the UK and to encourage the development of democratic institutions in the Kurdistan Region as part of the democratic and federal process in the rest of Iraq.

Category

Country Group

 

Officers

Role

Name

Party

Chair & Registered Contact

Henry Smith

Conservative

Vice Chair

Jason McCartney

Conservative

Vice Chair

Nadhim Zahawi

Conservative

Secretary

Mike Gapes

Labour (Co-op)

Treasurer

Lord Clement-Jones

Liberal Democrat

Vice Chair

Mary Glindon

Labour

Vice Chair

Lord Glasman

Labour

Vice Chair

Bob Stewart

Conservative

Vice Chair

Stephen Metcalfe

Conservative

Vice Chair

Baroness Hodgson of Abinger

Conservative

Officer

Ian Austin

Labour

Officer

Mr Stephen Hepburn

Labour

 

Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Henry Smith MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 7043. Email: henry.smith.mp@parliament.uk.

 

Public Enquiry Point:

Gary Kent, c/o Dave Anderson MP, House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 5013. Email: kentg@parliament.uk

 

Group's Website:

http://www.appgkurdistan.org.uk/

 

 

Annual General Meeting

Date of most recent AGM in this Parliament

06/06/2016

Did the group publish an income and expenditure statement relating to the AGM above?

No

Reporting year

15 Jun to 14 Jun

Next reporting deadline

15/10/2017

 

Registrable benefits received by the group

 

Benefits In Kind

Source

Description

Value £s

In bands of £1,500

Received

Registered

Kar Group

Visit to Kurdistan Region of Iraq

 

From : 03/11/2016

To : 10/11/2016

 

Cost Met : Flights and accommodation

 

21,001-22,500

03/11/2016

24/11/2016

Kurdistan Regional Government

Visit to Kurdistan Region of Iraq

 

From : 03/11/2016

To : 10/11/2016

 

Cost Met : Internal transport and security

 

1,501-3,000

03/11/2016

24/11/2016

Gary Kent

Gary Kent is paid by Global Services (Iraq) to act as the APPG's secretariat

 

From : 01/11/2016

To : 30/04/2017

 

28,501-30,000

01/11/2016

24/01/2017