British Jews APPG

First Registered: 26/04/2018 • Last updated on: 17/11/2021

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To promote understanding of the aspirations and challenges of the UK's Jewish community, with topics including religious freedom, faith based education, welfare and social justice. To celebrate the culture, contribution and achievements of the UK's Jewish community.

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Recent Documents related to British Jews

1. Jewish Refugees from the Middle East and North Africa
19/06/2019 - Westminster Hall

2. Anti-Semitism
20/06/2019 - Lords Chamber

3. Anti-Semitism
13/09/2018 - Lords Chamber

4. Anti-Semitic Attacks
18/05/2021 - Lords Chamber

5. Antisemitic Attacks
17/05/2021 - Commons Chamber

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to British Jews

1. Anti-Semitism
20/06/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: Holocaust Remembrance Alliance definition—“hatred of Jews”—makes things simple and clearer, and I commend - Speech Link

2. Jewish Refugees from the Middle East and North Africa
19/06/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: and unprovoked.” For example, there were 38,000 Jews living in western Libya before 1945. Now there are - Speech Link
2: by the assumption that the near total absence of Jews from so many countries across north Africa and the - Speech Link
3: the history of the Jews in the middle east and the recent living history of Jews in Arab states in the - Speech Link

3. Anti-Semitic Attacks
18/05/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: has no place in our society. A lot of young British Jews are discovering for the first time that their - Speech Link
2: Niemöller wrote:“First they came for the Jews, and I did not speak out because I was not a Jew - Speech Link
3: agree that we must stand in solidarity with British Jews. The events we saw in the past week were abhorrent - Speech Link

4. Anti-Semitism
13/09/2018 - Lords Chamber

1: not a trade unionist.Then they came for the Jews, and I did not speak out—Because I was not - Speech Link

5. Antisemitic Attacks
17/05/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: has no place in our society. A lot of young British Jews are discovering for the first time that their - Speech Link
2: antisemitism, I said the air had grown tighter for Jews:“you feel very hot, you undo a button on - Speech Link
3: remarks today and his long record of supporting the British Jewish community and fighting antisemitism. We - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to British Jews
1. British Nationality: British Overseas Territories
asked by: Baroness Lister of Burtersett
17/11/2020
... what the process is for doing so.

2. British Nationality: British Overseas Territories
asked by: Baroness Lister of Burtersett
13/08/2020
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what rights to enter the UK will be accorded to Hong Kong residents who were British Overseas Territories citizens until 1997.

3. British National (Overseas): British Nationality
asked by: Baroness Northover
29/06/2020
... how many years it is proposed that BNO status holders and their dependants will have to be continuously resident in the United Kingdom before being eligible to apply for ILR.

4. British Nationality
asked by: Lord Alton of Liverpool
10/11/2020
...To ask Her Majesty's Government whether British Nationals (Overseas) can include any years they have spent residing in the UK under a Tier 4 or Tier 5 visa towards the residency criteria in an application for indefinite leave to remain under the new pathway to citizenship.

5. British Nationality
asked by: Alistair Carmichael
27/01/2021
... 2017 and 2018 were victims of trafficking.

Latest Questions
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12 Current APPG Officers
Wes Streeting Portrait
Wes Streeting
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Ilford North
Joined: 26th April 2018
Lisa Cameron Portrait
Lisa Cameron
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow
Joined: 24th February 2020
80 APPG Memberships
22q11 Syndrome , American Football , Antisemitism , Arctic and Nordic Councils , Armed Forces , Armed Forces Covenant , Assistive Technology , Australia and New Zealand , Autism , Bahrain , Banning Trophy Hunting , Bees and Pollinators , Belgium , Bermuda , Boys' Brigade , Breast Cancer , British Overseas Territories , Canada , Cats , Cerebral Palsy , Channel 4 , Channel Islands , Childhood Trauma , Chile , China , Commonwealth , Cyprus , Darts , Dementia , Diabetes , Disability , Dog Advisory Welfare , Down Syndrome , Dying Well , Eating Disorders , Entrepreneurship , Estonia , Ethics and Sustainability in Fashion , Fair Business Banking , Financial Education for Young People , Foreign Affairs , Future of Retail , Global Health , Health , Holocaust Memorial , Hydrogen , Inclusive Entrepreneurship , International Freedom of Religion or Belief , Japan , Learning Disability , Liechtenstein , Limits to Growth , Loan Charge and Taxpayer Fairness , Luxembourg , Media , Mentoring , Montserrat , Olympic and Paralympic Games , Pacific Islands , Pro-Life , Psychology , Pubs , Qatar , Queen’s Platinum Jubilee 2022 , Reserves and Cadets , Russia , San Marino , Serbia , Small Island Developing States , Social Media , Switzerland , Textiles and Fashion , Thalidomide , Twelve Steps Recovery Programme from Addiction , United Nations , United Nations Global Goals for Sustainable Development , United Nations Women , Vulnerable Groups to Pandemics , Whistleblowing , Woods and Trees
Karen Buck Portrait
Karen Buck
Vice Chair
Labour - Westminster North
Joined: 26th April 2018
Lord Palmer of Childs Hill Portrait
Lord Palmer of Childs Hill
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 26th April 2018
1 APPG Membership
Israel
Baroness Ludford Portrait
Baroness Ludford
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 26th April 2018
David Lammy Portrait
David Lammy
Treasurer
Labour - Tottenham
Joined: 26th April 2018
2 APPG Memberships
Alevis , Faith and Society
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Wes Streeting MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 6132.

Email: wes.streeting.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Daniel Sugarman, Board of Deputies of British Jews, 1 Torriano Mews, London NW5 2RZ. Tel: 0207 543 5433

Email: daniel.sugarman@bod.org.uk

Secretariat:

Board of Deputies of British Jews acts as the group's secretariat. https://www.bod.org.uk/

Benefits in Kind
Date
28 Jan 2021
Source
Board of Deputies of British Jews
Description
Secretariat   From : 28/01/2021 To : 27/01/2022
Value
£1,501
Date
28 Jan 2020
Source
Board of Deputies of British Jews
Description
Secretariat   From : 28/01/2020 To : 27/01/2021
Value
£1,501
Date
18 Jul 2018
Source
Board of Deputies of British Jews
Description
Secretariat   From : 18/07/2018 To : 17/07/2019
Value
£1,501
Date
18 Jul 2017
Source
Board of Deputies of British Jews
Description
Secretariat   From : 18/07/2017 To : 17/07/2018
Value
£1,501

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

Former APPG Officers
Graham Brady Portrait
Graham Brady
Co-Chair
Conservative - Altrincham and Sale West
Joined: 24th February 2020
Departed: 27th January 2021
Paul Masterton Portrait
Paul Masterton
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Former Member for East Renfrewshire
Joined: 26th April 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships