Democracy and Human Rights in the Gulf APPG

First Registered: 24/11/2016 • Last updated on: 15/06/2022

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

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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12 Current APPG Officers
Peter Bottomley Portrait
Peter Bottomley
Vice Chair
Conservative - Worthing West
Joined: 8th April 2020
72 APPG Memberships
Adult Education , Afrikan Reparations , Ageing and Older People , Austria , BBC , Black Maternal Health , British Overseas Territories , Carbon Monoxide , Citizens' Rights , Commonwealth , Community Development in Europe , Croatia , Cycling and Walking , Dalits , Dark Skies , Dentistry and Oral Health , Disability , Domestic Violence and Abuse , Equitable Life Policyholders , Ethnic Minority Business Owners , Fatherhood , Flags and Heraldry , Frozen British Pensions , Gasworks Redevelopment , Global Security and Non-Proliferation , Gypsies, Travellers and Roma , Haemophilia and Contaminated Blood , Haiti , Hospice and End of Life Care , Immigration Detention , Internet, Communications and Technology , Ireland and the Irish in Britain , Kosovo , Leasehold and Commonhold Reform , Limits to Growth , London's Planning and Built Environment , Longevity , Manufacturing , Maternity , Media , Metaverse and Web 3.0 , Music , No Recourse to Public Funds , Olympic and Paralympic Games , Opera , Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development , Park Homes , Performing Arts Education and Training , Photography , Queen’s Platinum Jubilee 2022 , Race and Community , Religion in the Media , Religious Education , Republic of Korea , Scientific , Scotch Whisky , Sexual and Reproductive Health in the UK , Social Enterprise , Social Integration , South Africa , St George's Day , Tibet , Transport Safety , United Nations , United Nations Women , Vascular and Venous Disease , Western Sahara , Wine and Spirits , Wine of Great Britain , Women in Transport , Youth Affairs , Zimbabwe
Lord Scriven Portrait
Lord Scriven
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 18th July 2018
No other APPG Memberships
David Linden Portrait
David Linden
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - Glasgow East
Joined: 14th July 2021
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Brendan O'Hara MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 8783.


Public Enquiry Point:

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


5 Jun 2018
Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy
Secretariat   From : 05/06/2018 To : 04/06/2019

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

Former APPG Officers
Karen Lee Portrait
Karen Lee
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Lincoln
Joined: 18th July 2018
Departed: 11th September 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Helen Grant Portrait
Helen Grant
Vice Chair
Conservative - Maidstone and The Weald
Joined: 24th November 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
3 APPG Memberships
Channel 4 , Creative Diversity , Tennis