All-Party Parliamentary British-Qatar Group

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The All-Party Parliamentary British-Qatar Group (APPGBQG) was established to help 'foster good relations between the UK and Qatar.'[1]


Officers, Feb and April 2016

Officers, September 2015


The group's secretariat is the Council for Arab-British understanding, helping to finance the group's activity and providing day-to-day administration. [1]

Benefits in kind

In July 2015, the group had received (in bands of £1,500) £4,501-£6000 of benefits from the Council for Arab-British Understanding.

In March 2016, the group received (in bands of £1,500) £51,001-£52,500 from the Qatar Ministry of Foreign Affairs to meet the cost of flights, accommodation and travel for a group visit to Qatar from 16-18 February 2016. [2][3][4]


The public enquiry point for the group is Joseph Willits, a representative of the Council for Arab-British Understanding.

Address: 1 Gough Square, London EC4A 3DE

Telephone: 0207 832 1325.



Information about the secretariat and some of the group itself can be found at


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 'British-Qatar APPG',, accessed 9 November 2015
  2. 2.0 2.1 British-Qatar APPG,, accessed 22 April 2016
  3. 3.0 3.1 Climate Change APPG Feb16 Register,, accessed 28 April 2016
  4. 4.0 4.1 British-Qatar APPG, Register 28 April 2016,, accessed 10 May 2016