Reports

House of Lords Diplomatic Party

The Annual Diplomatic Party hosted  by The Rt Hon Lord Howell of Guildford was a great success yesterday with members and diplomatic  guests engaged in animated networking while enjoying views from the Terrace of the House of Lords.

Diplomatic Garden Party

A good number of diplomatic corps graced the CFCC Annual Garden Party this year. Sir Ronald Halstead CBE, President, spoke as did Lord Sheikh:  he was brought up in Kenya and Uganda and can speak 7 languages.  He arrived penniless in the UK.

High Commissioner for Canada to the UK

An excellent Briefing was held at Canada House chaired by The Rt Hon the Baroness Chalker of Wallasey. The new Foreign Office/Department for International Development Minister, The Rt Hon Alistair Burt MP also spoke. A number of Peers attended.

The Rt Hon The Baroness Chalker of Wallasey

Baroness Lynda Chalker spoke about African affairs:  "Never dull, the African Continent will always challenge the developed World".

This was a broad-ranging highly informative upbeat briefing about the great potential for Africa, from the founder of Africa Matters .

Austrian Ambassador

Ambassador Martin EICHTINGER hosted a marvellous Briefing and Reception for members including the Chairman of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Austria, Sir Peter Bottomley MP.

House of Lords Diplomatic Party

The Annual Summer Diplomatic party, organised by the Conservative Foreign and Commonwealth Council, took place on June 22nd 2016 in the Cholmondeley Room of the House of Lords