Activities: Outward Delegations

Delegation with Albanian Speaker

UK delegation consolidates cooperation with Albania on issues of common concern

Across the week commencing 26 February, a BGIPU delegation of UK Members of Parliament visited Albania to strengthen bilateral Parliamentary links. Consisting of Matthew Offord (Conservative), Tan Dhesi (Labour), Baroness Blackstone (Labour), and Baroness Bonham-Carter (Liberal Democrat), and supported by Holly Sloan from the BGIPU, the delegation sought to promote greater cooperation between the Government […]

Delegation pictured outside the Legislative Assembly of Costa Rica

BGIPU delegation strengthens parliamentary links with Costa Rica and Panama

Unusually and unexpectedly our delegation consisted of three Peers, Baroness Northover, Lord Mountevans and myself, supported by Holly Sloan from the BGIPU Secretariat.  The original delegation had been carefully selected to reflect balance and ongoing interest in the Region.  This was scuppered by the House of Commons Whips who, it appears, no longer accept the […]

Delegation with members of the Senate of Uzbekistan

UK delegation to Uzbekistan highlights possibilities for future collaboration

From 25 to 29 September, I had the privilege to lead BGIPU’s first ever bilateral delegation to Uzbekistan.   I was joined by BGIPU Vice Chair Alex Sobel, Catherine West, Anna McMorrin, BGIPU Executive Committee member Lord Cromwell and Lord Hussain, and assisting us from the Secretariat were Dominique Rees and Henry Collison. Despite arriving in […]