Democracy and Human Rights in the Gulf APPG

First Registered: 24/11/2016 • Last updated on: 07/08/2020

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To protect and promote human rights and democracy in Gulf countries.


Current Members
Name Role Party Date Joined
Brendan O'Hara Chair & Registered Contact Scottish National Party (Argyll and Bute) 8 Apr 2020
Sir Peter Bottomley Vice Chair Conservative (Worthing West) 8 Apr 2020
Baroness Stern Vice Chair Crossbench 8 Apr 2020
Mr Alistair Carmichael Vice Chair Liberal Democrat (Orkney and Shetland) 27 Mar 2019
Andy Slaughter Vice Chair Labour (Hammersmith) 24 Nov 2016
Chris Law Vice Chair Scottish National Party (Dundee West) 18 Jul 2018
Lord Scriven Vice Chair Liberal Democrat 18 Jul 2018
Caroline Lucas Vice Chair Green Party (Brighton, Pavilion) 8 Apr 2020
Alex Norris Vice Chair Labour (Co-op) (Nottingham North) 18 Jul 2018
Democracy and Human Rights in the Gulf APPG Contact Details as of 7 Aug 2020

Registered Contact:

Brendan O'Hara MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 8783. Email: brendan.ohara.mp@parliament.uk.

Public Enquiry Point:

Josie Thum, Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy, Suite 16, Exhibition House, London W14 8XP. Tel: 07828 876 464. Email: josie@birdbh.org

Benefits in Kind
Date Source Value Benefit Received
5 Jun 2018 Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy Secretariat   From : 05/06/2018 To : 04/06/2019 £4,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Democracy and Human Rights in the Gulf APPG

Former Members
Name Role Party Joined on Departed on
Karen Lee Vice Chair Labour (Lincoln) 18 Jul 2018 11 Sep 2019
Bob Blackman Officer Conservative (Harrow East) 18 Jul 2018 11 Sep 2019
Lloyd Russell-Moyle Officer Labour (Co-op) (Brighton, Kemptown) 27 Mar 2019 11 Sep 2019
Margaret Ferrier Chair & Registered Contact Scottish National Party (Rutherglen and Hamilton West) 24 Nov 2016 2 May 2017
Mrs Helen Grant Vice Chair Conservative (Maidstone and The Weald) 24 Nov 2016 2 May 2017
Jim Shannon Vice Chair Democratic Unionist Party (Strangford) 24 Nov 2016 2 May 2017