Register Of All-Party Parliamentary Groups [as at 5 November 2019] 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

Preet Kaur Gill

Labour (Co-op)

Vice-Chair

Baroness Anelay of St Johns

Conservative

Vice-Chair

Lord Singh of Wimbledon

Crossbench

Vice-Chair

Baroness Cox

Crossbench

Treasurer

Jeremy Lefroy

Conservative

Secretary

Dr Lisa Cameron

Scottish National Party

Secretary

Sir George Howarth

Labour

Secretary

Lord Suri

Conservative

Secretary

Brendan O'Hara

Scottish National Party

Secretary

Stephen Lloyd

Independent

Secretary

Christian Matheson

Labour

 

Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Jim Shannon MP, Email: No email supplied.

 

Public Enquiry Point:

Amro Hussain, 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: amro.hussain@parliament.uk

 

Group's Website:

https://appgfreedomofreligionorbelief.org/

 

 

Annual General Meeting

Date of most recent AGM in this Parliament

24/10/2018

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

Yes

Reporting year

18 Jul to 17 Jul

Next reporting deadline

18/11/2019

 

Registrable benefits received by the group

Financial Benefits

Source

Value £s

Received

Registered

The Buddhist Society

1,600

01/03/2019

08/05/2019

Al-Khoei Foundation

1,600

01/03/2019

08/05/2019

CSW

1,600

01/04/2019

08/05/2019

Open Doors UK and Ireland

1,600

01/03/2019

08/05/2019

Aid to the Church in Need

1,600

04/03/2019

08/05/2019

Release International

1,600

01/03/2019

08/05/2019

St Michael's Chester Square

1,600

15/03/2019

08/05/2019

Ahmadiyya Muslim Association UK

1,600

15/03/2019

08/05/2019

The Ismail Centre London

1,600

15/03/2019

08/05/2019

Middle East Concern

1,600

04/03/2019

08/05/2019

National Spiritual Assembly of the Baha'is of the UK

2,400

10/07/2019

07/08/2019

British Humanist Association

2,400

17/07/2019

07/08/2019

Brigham Young University

2,400

19/07/2019

07/08/2019

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

2,400

25/07/2019

05/09/2019

 

Benefits In Kind

Source

Description

Value £s

In bands of £1,500

Received

Registered

Aid to the Church in Need

Accommodation, flights and food costs for a visit to Lebanon

 

From : 02/01/2019

To : 07/01/2019

 

9,001-10,500

02/01/2019

12/02/2019

Brunel Law School

Accommodation, flights, visa, travel and food costs for a visit to Pakistan (Lahore and Islamabad)

 

From : 27/09/2018

To : 04/10/2018

 

1,501-3,000

27/09/2018

10/05/2019

Pakistani National Commission for Human Rights

Accommodation, travel and food costs during a visit to Pakistan (Lahore and Islamabad)

 

From : 01/10/2018

To : 04/10/2018

 

1,501-3,000

01/10/2018

10/05/2019

National Public Affairs Council of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

Administrative assistance for APPG members

 

From : 01/04/2019

To : 31/05/2019

 

1,501-3,000

01/04/2019

03/07/2019

National Public Affairs Council of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

Administrative assistance for APPG members

 

From : 01/06/2019

To : 31/07/2019

 

1,501-3,000

01/06/2019

07/08/2019