APPCG Events: 2016

Nov 11, 2016
Annual Dinner with APPCG & the Hong Kong Association
Hosted by Richard Graham MP (APPCG Chair) and Douglas Flint CBE (Chair of the Hong Kong Association)

Oct 24, 2016
The Lord Mayor briefs the APPCG: “The City, China, and Brexit”
Chair: Richard Graham MP (APPCG Chair, MP for Gloucester)
Speakers: Alderman the Lord Mountevans (the Rt Hon the Lord Mayor of London), Sir Tom Troubridge (Vice Chairman, China Britain Business Council), Stephen King (Senior Economic Advisor, HSBC), David Sayer (Vice Chairman, Financial Services, KPMG)
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Oct 19, 2016
Briefing from Alok Sharma MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Minister for Asia and the Pacific)
Attended by Officers of the All Party Parliamentary China Group, hosted at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office

Oct 18, 2016
Lunch hosted by the Chinese Ambassador to the UK H.E. Liu Xiaoming
Attended by Officers of the All Party Parliamentary China Group, hosted at the Chinese Embassy in London

Jul 15, 2016
Annual Dinner: APPCG & Institute of Directors City Branch
Hosted by Heather Wheeler MP (APPCG Vice-Chair) and David Stringer-Lamarre (Chairman, IoD City of London)
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Jul 7, 2016
Briefing from Mme FU Ying, Chairperson of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the National People’s Congress

Jun 29, 2016
Annual General Meeting & Briefing from UK Ambassador to China, Dame Barbara Woodward DCMG OBE
Key documents:
(1) 2015/16 Annual Report available here;
(2) China APPG Parliamentary Register Entry available here.

May 4, 2016
The UK-China Strategic Partnership: Mapping out Britain’s Relationship with China
Chair: Richard Graham MP (APPCG Chair)
Speakers: Prof. Kerry Brown (Director, Lau China Institute at King’s College, London), Jeanne-Marie Gescher OBE (former Legal Advisor to successive British Ambassadors in Bejiing), Prof. Danny Quah (Director, Saw Swee Hock Southeast Asia Centre at LSE)

Mar 21, 2016
Members briefing on Hong Kong and the Sino-British Joint Declaration
Chair: Lord Clement-Jones (APPCG Deputy Chair)
Speakers: Jonathan Fenby CBE (co-founder and Managing Director of the China team at Trusted Sources) and Isabel Hilton OBE (CEO and Editor, chinadialogue)

Mar 9, 2016
Chinese lawyers from Beijing, Guangdong and Hunan to discuss the rule of law in China (in cooperation with the Human Rights APPG and Rule of Law APPG)
Hosted by the Rt Hon Dominic Grieve QC MP (Vice-Chair, Human Rights APPG)

Mar 2, 2016
APPCG Briefing from H.E. Liu Xiaoming, Chinese Ambassador to the UK
Hosted by Richard Graham MP (APPCG Chair) in the House of Commons

Feb 25, 2016
The Growth of Aviation in China and How the UK Can Benefit
Chair: Richard Graham MP (APPCG Chair, MP for Gloucester)
Speakers: Jeegar Kakkad (Chief Economist & Director of Policy, ADS), Mark Johnson (Managing Director, Aerospace Division, Sigma Components), Richard Tams (Executive Vice President, Greater China, British Airways), Jiang Sunan (Minister Counsellor for Science & Technology, Chinese Embassy)
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Feb 1, 2016
APPCG Annual Chinese New Year Reception
Sponsored by VisitBritain and the China-Britain Business Council (with support from InvestUK and Wei Yang & Partners)
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Jan 20, 2016
“The Story of China” with Michael Wood: A preview and reception, co-hosted with the BBC
Chair: Lord Clement-Jones (APPCG Deputy Chair)
With presentations from: Martin Davidson (BBC Head of Commissioning for Specialist Factual) and Michael Wood (Series Presenter)
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