Register Of All-Party Parliamentary Groups [as at 3 February 2016] Religion or Belief

Title

All-Party Parliamentary Group on International Freedom of Religion or Belief

Purpose

To raise awareness and profile of international freedom of belief as a human right amongst parliamentarians, media, government and the UK general public; and to increase effectiveness and awareness of the UK's contribution to international institutions charged with enforcing this human right.

Category

Subject Group

 

Officers

Role

Name

Party

Chair & Registered Contact

Jim Shannon

Democratic Unionist Party

Co-Chair

Baroness Berridge

Conservative

Secretary

Mr George Howarth

Labour

Secretary

Dr Eilidh Whiteford

Scottish National Party

Treasurer

Jeremy Lefroy

Conservative

Vice Chair

Lord Alton of Liverpool

Crossbench

Vice Chair

Baroness Cox

Crossbench

Vice Chair

Lord Singh of Wimbledon

Crossbench

 

Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Jim Shannon MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 7160. Email: jim.shannon.mp@parliament.uk.

 

Public Enquiry Point:

Baroness Berridge, House of Lords, London SW1A 0PW. Tel: 0207 219 7293. Email: chairman@freedomdeclared.org

 

Group's Website:

https://freedomdeclared.org/

 

 

Annual General Meeting

Date of most recent AGM in this Parliament

08/06/2015

Did the group publish an income and expenditure statement relating to the AGM above?

No

Reporting year

08 Jun to 07 Jun

Next reporting deadline

08/10/2016

 

Registrable benefits received by the group

Financial Benefits

Source

Value £s

Received

Registered

Mr Amin Mawji

2,400

17/03/2015

17/06/2015

Aid to Church in Need

1,600

03/08/2015

18/09/2015

Ahmadiyya Muslim Association

1,600

17/08/2015

18/09/2015

British Humanist

1,800

01/06/2015

18/09/2015

Christian Solidarity Worldwide

1,600

01/09/2015

18/09/2015

Open Doors

1,600

03/08/2015

18/09/2015

Release International

1,600

03/08/2015

18/09/2015

Buddhist Society

2,000

03/08/2015

18/09/2015

Church of Jesus Christ and Latterday Saints

1,800

24/08/2015

18/09/2015

CCJO Rene Cassin

1,600

28/08/2015

18/09/2015

Interserve

30,400

17/09/2015

09/10/2015

Interserve

7,350

06/10/2015

03/11/2015

 

Benefits In Kind

Source

Description

Value £s

In bands of £1,500

Received

Registered

St Mary's University, Twickenham

Administrative assistance for APPG participation in an event held in New York from 17-19 September 2015

 

From : 08/06/2015

To : 02/10/2015

 

3,001-4,500

08/06/2015

21/07/2015

Church of England

Administrative assistance for APPG participation in an event held in New York from 17-19 September 2015

 

From : 01/05/2015

To : 01/11/2015

 

3,001-4,500

01/05/2015

24/08/2015

Cathedral Innovation Centre

Financial and accounting services

 

From : 01/01/2015

To : 31/08/2015

 

1,501-3,000

01/01/2015

09/10/2015