Register Of All-Party Parliamentary Groups [as at 6 October 2021] International Freedom of 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 Cox

Crossbench

Co-Chair

Preet Kaur Gill

Labour (Co-op)

Vice Chair

Lord Alton of Liverpool

Crossbench

Vice Chair

Fiona Bruce

Conservative

Vice Chair

Lord Singh of Wimbledon

Crossbench

Vice Chair

Baroness Anelay of St Johns

Conservative

Vice Chair

Sir Jeffrey M Donaldson

Democratic Unionist Party

Treasurer

Dr Lisa Cameron

Scottish National Party

Vice Chair

Sir George Howarth

Labour

Vice Chair

Brendan O'Hara

Scottish National Party

Vice Chair

Christian Matheson

Labour

Vice Chair

Tommy Sheppard

Scottish National Party

Vice Chair

Alexander Stafford

Conservative

Vice Chair

Imran Ahmad Khan

Independent

 

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:

Julie Jones, APPG for International Freedom of Religion or Belief, Room 80, Upper Committee Corridor South, House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA. Tel: 0207 219 2446

Email: julie.jones@parliament.uk

 

Group's Website:

https://appgfreedomofreligionorbelief.org/

 

 

Annual General Meeting

Date of most recent AGM in this Parliament

24/02/2021

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

Yes

Reporting year

05 Feb to 04 Feb

Next reporting deadline

05/06/2022

 

Registrable benefits received by the group

Financial Benefits

Source

Value £s

Received

Registered

Mankind is My Business (via Religious Freedom Institute)

73,586

21/10/2020

18/11/2020

National Spiritual Assembly of the Baha’is of the United Kingdom

2,400

06/10/2020

18/11/2020

Mosaic Middle East

1,600

01/11/2020

18/11/2020

Humanists UK

2,400

14/10/2020

18/11/2020

Coptic Orthodox Church Centre

2,400

13/11/2020

26/01/2021

Bellwether International

2,400

04/03/2021

15/06/2021

Religious Freedom Institute

2,400

04/03/2021

15/06/2021

Brigham Young University London

2,400

21/05/2021

15/06/2021

National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá’ís of the United Kingdom

2,400

21/05/2021

15/06/2021

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

2,400

07/06/2021

15/06/2021

 

Benefits In Kind

Source

Description

Value £s

In bands of £1,500

Received

Registered

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

Administrative assistance for APPG members

 

From : 04/02/2021

To : 31/05/2021

 

4,501-6,000

04/02/2021

15/06/2021