Drinks Reception with the UK Foreign Affairs Committee



We would like to welcome all members to a drinks reception with the UK Foreign Affairs Committee this Tuesday 18th September. The FAC will be visiting China and able to share an update to members on the current inquiry into China and the international rules-based systemThe integration of China within the international rules-based system is a matter of critical importance for the long-term security of the system. This inquiry will seek to examine how China has participated and engaged with the international order, and how the UK can respond to and support the process.

Visiting committee:

Tom Tugendhat
Tonbridge and MallingConservativehttp://www.parliament.uk/biographies/commons/tom-tugendhat/4462
Ian AustinDudley NorthLabourhttp://www.parliament.uk/biographies/commons/ian-austin/1511
Chris BryantRhonddaLabourhttp://www.parliament.uk/biographies/commons/chris-bryant/1446
Mike GapesIlford SouthLabourhttp://www.parliament.uk/biographies/commons/mike-gapes/184
Stephen GethinsNorth East FifeSNPhttp://www.parliament.uk/biographies/commons/stephen-gethins/4434
Ian MurrayEdinburgh SouthLabourhttp://www.parliament.uk/biographies/commons/ian-murray/3966
Andrew RosindellRomfordConservativehttp://www.parliament.uk/biographies/commons/andrew-rosindell/1447
Bob SeelyIsle of WightConservativehttp://www.parliament.uk/biographies/commons/mr-bob-seely/4681
Royston SmithSouthampton, ItchenConservativehttp://www.parliament.uk/biographies/commons/royston-smith/4478

The purpose of the visit is to deepen and broaden the commitee  Members’ knowledge and understanding of the context of Chinese policy, and China’s relations with the UK, therefore this is a fantastic opportunity for members to meet The FAC and explain what business is really like here in mainland China!

The Foreign Affairs Committee’s remit is to examine the expenditure, administration and policy of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), other bodies associated with the Foreign Office and thereby within the Committee’s remit, include the British Council. The FCO is also responsible for UK participation in international and regional multilateral organisations such as the United Nations, the OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development), NATO and the European Union.

Event Details

Start date: 2018-09-18

Start time: 17:30

End time: 19:30

Venue: Lighthaus bar, 2nd floor at the Mercedes Me

Directions: 1 Sanlitun Nan Lu, Chaoyang District 朝阳区, 三里屯南路一号

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