Register Of All-Party Parliamentary Groups [as at 22 July 2022] 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

Preet Kaur Gill

Labour (Co-op)

Co-Chair

Baroness Cox

Crossbench

Vice Chair

Fiona Bruce

Conservative

Vice Chair

Lord Singh of Wimbledon

Crossbench

Vice Chair

Lord Alton of Liverpool

Crossbench

Vice Chair

Sir Jeffrey M Donaldson

Democratic Unionist Party

Vice Chair

Tommy Sheppard

Scottish National Party

Vice Chair

Alexander Stafford

Conservative

Treasurer

Dr Lisa Cameron

Scottish National Party

Secretary

Sir George Howarth

Labour

Secretary

Brendan O'Hara

Scottish National Party

Secretary

Christian Matheson

Labour

Vice Chair

Andrew Lewer

Conservative

Vice Chair

Ruth Jones

Labour

Vice Chair

Baroness Verma

Conservative

Vice Chair

Jamie Stone

Liberal Democrat

Vice Chair

Ms Nusrat Ghani

Conservative

Vice Chair

Derek Thomas

Conservative

Vice Chair

Navendu Mishra

Labour

Vice Chair

Afzal Khan

Labour

Vice Chair

Taiwo Owatemi

Labour

 

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:

Portia Berry-Kilby, 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: portia.berrykilby@parliament.uk

 

Group's Website:

https://appgfreedomofreligionorbelief.org/

 

 

Annual General Meeting

Date of most recent AGM in this Parliament

15/03/2022

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

05/06/2023

 

Registrable benefits received by the group

Financial Benefits

Source

Value £s

Received

Registered

Brigham Young University – ICLRS

19,920

31/08/2021

06/10/2021