British Gujaratis APPG

First Registered: 05/04/2023 • Last updated on: 08/04/2024

To ensure that the economic, health, social and cultural needs of the British Gujarati community are reflected in parliament, with a particular emphasis, on health, education, and elderly care.

Note: All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPGs) are informal, cross-party groups formed by MPs and Members of the House of Lords who share a common interest in a particular policy area, region or country. APPGs have no official status within Parliament.
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Current Members - Contact Details - Benefits in Kind - Financial Benefits - Former Members

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4 Current APPG Officers
Gareth Thomas Portrait
Gareth Thomas
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour (Co-op) - Harrow West
Joined: 5th April 2023
2 APPG Memberships
Jainism , Mutuals
Virendra Sharma Portrait
Virendra Sharma
Vice Chair
Labour - Ealing, Southall
Joined: 5th April 2023
Navendu Mishra Portrait
Navendu Mishra
Vice Chair
Labour - Stockport
Joined: 5th April 2023
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Gareth Thomas MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 4243.


Public Enquiry Point:

Sanjay Jagatia, 492 Beake Avenue, Coventry CV6 2HS . Tel: 07969 756 164


No benefits in kind are on record for the British Gujaratis APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the British Gujaratis APPG

Former APPG Officers
Shailesh Vara Portrait
Shailesh Vara
Vice Chair
Conservative - North West Cambridgeshire
Joined: 5th April 2023
Departed: 6th March 2024
1 APPG Membership
Sleep Apnoea
Lord Dholakia Portrait
Lord Dholakia
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 5th April 2023
Departed: 6th March 2024
3 APPG Memberships
Death Penalty , Jainism , Vietnam