Compassionate Politics APPG

First Registered: 08/04/2020 • Last updated on: 06/10/2021

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To put compassion, inclusion and cooperation at the heart of politics.

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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Recent Documents related to Compassionate Politics

1. Urgent government business or compassionate travel
05/10/2021 - HM Passport Office
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Found: September 2021 Urgent government business or compassionate travel Version 3.0 This guidance tells

2. Urgent government business or compassionate travel
05/10/2021 - HM Passport Office
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Found: Guidance Urgent government business or compassionate travel Guidance on how to deal with passport

3. Purple Pack bereavement guide for families of service personnel
10/03/2020 - Ministry of Defence
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Found: difficult time. Ownership The Joint Casualty and Compassionate Centre (JCCC) are the lead organisation for

4. Covid-19: Prison releases
24/04/2020 - Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service
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Found: Covid - 19: Use of Compassionate ROTL 24 th April 2020 1. This document is supplementary

5. Covid-19: Prison releases
24/04/2020 - Ministry of Justice
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Found: Covid - 19: Use of Compassionate ROTL 24 th April 2020 1. This document is supplementary

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Compassionate Politics

1. Speaker's Statement
20/10/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: May) will allow me to quote her words:“Politics and parliament would be the better if there were - Speech Link
2: many of us across the House, including me. Our politics is poorer without him. We will miss him, but we - Speech Link
3: Government benches, and we are all conscious of and compassionate to the pain they must be feeling this week. - Speech Link

2. Coronavirus Regulations: Assisted Deaths Abroad
05/11/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: this is not an issue in which there is any party politics, and there is rightly no Government position. - Speech Link
2: time that we recognise that the law is not compassionate or safe and leaves behind bereaved families - Speech Link
3: powerfully, from both a position of his faith and a compassionate position of respect for what the current rules - Speech Link

3. Immigration
19/10/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: (Conor McGinn) exactly how the status quo is compassionate when it fuels the evil trafficking of human - Speech Link
2: It is clear that we must do something to be compassionate, but we must also ensure that those who claim - Speech Link
3: December.The safest, most humane and most compassionate thing we can do for any person wanting to cross - Speech Link

4. Legacy of Jo Cox
09/09/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: what an extraordinary contribution Jo made to politics in the tragically short time that she sat on these - Speech Link
2: party’s values, Britain’s democratic values and compassionate values internationally.Jo was truly driven - Speech Link
3: to serving and understood the way that global politics affected the everyday communities in Batley and - Speech Link

5. Households Below Average Incomes Statistics
28/03/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: see poverty rise. After all, we all came into politics to help people plot a path to a better life. That - Speech Link
2: inevitable. Ministers may not wish to come into politics to make people poorer, but I am afraid that if - Speech Link
3: this was one of main reasons why I came into politics in the first place. I thought it was appalling - Speech Link

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Recent Questions related to Compassionate Politics
1. Compassionate Leave
asked by: George Howarth
20/11/2020
... whether his Department has discussed the implications of a statutory right to bereavement leave with (a) other Departments and (b) external organisations.

2. Compassionate Leave
asked by: Kirsten Oswald
13/07/2021
... what recent assessment his Department has made of the potential merits of introducing statutory bereavement leave.

3. Compassionate Leave
asked by: Kirsten Oswald
13/07/2021
... if he will introduce statutory bereavement leave for the loss of an immediate family member or partner.

4. Compassionate Leave
asked by: Baroness Lister of Burtersett
21/01/2020
... refers to paid or unpaid leave.

5. Compassionate Leave
asked by: Baroness Pitkeathley
01/08/2019
...To ask Her Majesty's Government when they plan to launch the consultation on care leave for employees who are also providing unpaid care for ill or disabled family members or friends.

Latest Questions
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8 Current APPG Officers
Lord Dykes Portrait
Lord Dykes
Vice Chair
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 2nd June 2021
Lord Bishop of Durham Portrait
Lord Bishop of Durham
Vice Chair
Bishops - Bishops
Joined: 7th August 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Debbie Abrahams MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 1041 Fax: 0207 219 2405.

Email: abrahamsd@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Matt Hawkins, Compassion in Politics, 6 Goodwin's Court, London WC2N 4BN. Tel: 07515 895 998

Email: matt@compassioninpolitics.com

Secretariat:

Compassion in Politics acts as the group's secretariat. https://www.compassioninpolitics.com/

Benefits in Kind
Date
3 Mar 2021
Source
Compassion in Politics
Description
Secretariat   From : 03/03/2021 To : 02/03/2022
Value
£4,501
Date
3 Mar 2020
Source
Compassion in Politics
Description
Secretariat   From : 03/03/2020 To : 02/03/2021
Value
£4,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Compassionate Politics APPG