Kazakhstan Ambassador at London Embassy

HE Erlan Idrissov, Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Foreign affairs talk at Embassy with Chairman and Officers of the Kazakhstan All Party Parliamentary Group: Chairman, Bob Stewart MP, Officer Lord Sheikh and Kazakhstan Trade Envoy Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne.

High Commissioners' Christmas Reception

The Rt Hon the Baroness Chalker of Wallasey spoke about post Brexit: it will mean a lot of business opportunities across the Commonwealth. On 1st January 1973 UK joined the European Community.  She believes we still want a working relationship. "We have to make the Commonwealth sing". 

Stanley Johnson and Kompromat

Stanley Johnson spoke about his new political thriller, Kompromat, at a delightful evening with dinner at Franco's, St James's.

At the sell-out CFCC October dinner at Franco’s, guests and members were treated to a wonderfully enjoyable evening in the company of Stanley Johnson.

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.