Register Of All-Party Parliamentary Groups [as at 15 February 2017] 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

Co-Chair

Mr Gavin Shuker

Labour (Co-op)

Vice Chair

Baroness Cox

Crossbench

Vice Chair

Lord Singh of Wimbledon

Crossbench

Secretary

Mr George Howarth

Labour

Secretary

Dr Eilidh Whiteford

Scottish National Party

Treasurer

Jeremy Lefroy

Conservative

 

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

24/05/2016

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

Yes

Reporting year

08 Jun to 07 Jun

Next reporting deadline

08/10/2017

 

Registrable benefits received by the group

Financial Benefits

Source

Value £s

Received

Registered

Coptic Orthodox Church Centre

2,400

01/02/2016

03/03/2016

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

2,400

11/02/2016

08/03/2016

British Humanist Association

2,400

18/04/2016

06/07/2016

National Spiritual Assembly of Baha'is of the UK

2,400

22/03/2016

06/07/2016

Brigham Young University (based in the USA) via Interserve

10,000

03/06/2016

06/07/2016

The Buddhist Society

2,200

01/11/2016

23/11/2016

Christian Solidarity Worldwide

2,000

31/10/2016

23/11/2016

Open Doors UK and Ireland

2,200

01/11/2016

23/11/2016

Aid to the Church in Need

2,000

01/11/2016

23/11/2016

Release International

2,200

01/11/2016

23/11/2016

St Michael's Chester Square

2,000

17/10/2016

23/11/2016

Ahmadiyya Muslim Association UK

2,000

17/10/2016

23/11/2016

Bishop Radford Trust

10,000

21/10/2016

14/12/2016

Imam Al-Khoei Founation

1,600

06/12/2016

14/12/2016

Hindu Matters in Britain

2,400

17/01/2017

06/02/2017

 

Benefits In Kind

Source

Description

Value £s

In bands of £1,500

Received

Registered

Church of England

Administrative assistance for event and conference

 

From : 02/11/2015

To : 01/05/2016

 

3,001-4,500

02/11/2015

05/04/2016

Church of England

Administrative assistance for event and conference

 

From : 15/08/2016

To : 25/10/2016

 

3,001-4,500

15/08/2016

21/11/2016