The All Party Parliamentary Group on Catalonia
The purpose of the All-Party Parlamentary Group on Catalonia is to develop links between parlamentarians in this country and in Catalonia. To keep members of Parliament abreast of the on-going debates and events about Catalonia self-determination and to help ensure that debate is carried out in the most democratic way.
Right: March 2017, John Bercow, Speaker of the House of Commons, welcomes Carme Forcadell, Speaker of the Catalan Parliament, to Westminster
ALL PARTY PARLIAMENTARY GROUP ON CATALONIA
Members and Peers Supporting the APPG on Catalonia 2019 Parliament
Members and Peers Supporting the APPG on Catalonia 2017 Parliament
Hywel Williams MP- Chair
Douglas Chapman MP- Vice-Chair
Ronnie Cowan Vice Chair
Baroness Garden- Vice-Chair
Baroness Hooper- Vice-Chair
Lord Rennard- Vice-Chair
Andrew Rosindell MP- Vice-Chair
Pauline Latham MP
Sir David Amess MP
Sara Britcliffe MP
Deidre Brock MP
Sarah Champion MP
Joanna Cherry MP
Martin Docherty-Hughes MP
Michael Fabricant MP
Marion Fellows MP
Margaret Ferrier MP
Baroness Healy of Primrose Hill
Drew Hendry MP
Daniel Kawczynski MP
Ben Lake MP
Pauline Latham MP
Chris Law MP
Anna McMorrin MP
Angus MacNeil MP
John McNally MP
Gavin Newlands MP
Carol Monaghan MP
Lloyd Rusell-Moyle MP
Liz Saville Roberts MP
Tommy Sheppard MP
Alex Sobel MP
Chris Stephens MP
Alison Thewliss MP
Catherine West MP
Pete Wishart MP
Public Enquiry Point:
ALL PARTY PARLIAMENTARY GROUP ON CATALONIA AGM 7 JUNE 2021
On Monday 7 June 2021 we held our Annual General Meeting which was quorate. As well as re-electing the existing officers it also approved our existing statement of purpose.
WHAT WE DO
Making A Difference
SUPPORTING CATALAN POLITICAL PRISONERS
The APPG has visited Carme Forcadell and Jordi Cuixart in jail. Our chair, Hywel Williams MP & our secretary, Chris Bambery, attended the trial of 9 Catalan leaders at the Spanish Supreme Court.
Raising Catalonia at Westminster
APPG CATALONIA 14/01/20
The inaugural meeting of the APPG on Parliament was held on Tuesday 14 January at Portcullis House.
Nine MPs attended - Hywel Williams (Plaid Cymru), Gareth Johnson (Conservative), Anna McMorrin (Labour), Douglas Chapman (SNP), Andrew Rosindell (Conservative), Ronnie Cowan (SNP), Daniel Kawczynski (Conservative), Gavin Newlands (SNP), Margaret Ferrier (SNP) - and one Peer - Baroness Garden (Liberal Democrat).
The meeting agreed to refound the APPG, elected its new officers (listed below) and passed a motion on finance.
The Guest Speakers were Txell Bonnet, partner of Catalan Political Prisoner Jordi Cuixart and Elena Jiménez, Board member of Òmnium Cultural (Catalonia’s largest civic movement).
“Civil disobedience is a tool for societies to move forward"
CONTACT ALL PARTY PARLIAMENTARY GROUP ON CATALONIA
Houses of Parliament, London, SW1A )AA