Register Of All-Party Parliamentary Groups [as at 31 January 2018] Religion or Belief

Title

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

Purpose

To raise awareness and profile of international Freedom of Religion or Belief (Article 18, UDHR) as a human right among UK parliamentarians, the media, government and the general public. The group also seeks to increase the effectiveness 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

Brendan O'Hara

Scottish National Party

Secretary

Mr George Howarth

Labour

Secretary

Stephen Lloyd

Liberal Democrat

Secretary

Christian Matheson

Labour

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:

Katharine Thane, APPG for International Freedom of Religion or Belief, Room 80, Upper Committee Corridor South, Palace of Westminster, London SW1A 0AA. Tel: 0207 219 2446. Email: katharinee.thane@parliament.uk

 

Group's Website:

https://appgfreedomofreligionorbelief.org/

 

 

Annual General Meeting

Date of most recent AGM in this Parliament

18/07/2017

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

No

Reporting year

18 Jul to 17 Jul

Next reporting deadline

18/11/2018

 

Registrable benefits received by the group

Financial Benefits

Source

Value £s

Received

Registered

Bishop Radford Trust

15,000

04/08/2017

08/08/2017

Cross Trust

37,500

10/08/2017

16/08/2017

Brigham Young University

5,300

01/12/2017

05/12/2017

Coptic Orthodox Church Centre

2,400

30/01/2018

31/01/2018

 

Benefits In Kind

Source

Description

Value £s

In bands of £1,500

Received

Registered

Church of England

Administrative assistance for international meetings attended by members of the APPG

 

From : 01/08/2017

To : 03/11/2017

 

3,001-4,500

01/08/2017

03/11/2017