Guantanamo Bay APPG

First Registered: 24/11/2016 • Last updated on: 02/05/2017

Note: This APPG was last registered on 2nd May 2017. The APPG was not registered in the latest release of 6th Oct 2021 and may be defunct.

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Recent Documents related to Guantanamo Bay

1. Guantanamo Bay Detainees
22/10/2020 - Lords Chamber

2. Foreign Fighters and the Death Penalty
11/10/2018 - Commons Chamber

3. Transparency data: Foreign & Commonwealth Office's Archive inventory
28/05/2019 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: material 2013.31m Bay 76 Colonial reports 17.8m Bay 76 Grading Review files (1998) 4.35m Bay 76 HNP files

4. Managing marine non-licensable activities Studland Bay next steps
18/02/2021 - Marine Management Organisation
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Found: activities Studland Bay next steps Managing marine non-licensable activities Studland Bay next steps

5. Bathing water quality compliance reports
13/11/2019 - Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
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Found: geographical order beginning in the North East Whitsand Bay (Sharrow) and Port land Harbour Castle Cove were

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Guantanamo Bay

1. Guantanamo Bay Detainees
22/10/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: the UAE on their plans to return 18 former Guantanamo Bay detainees to Yemen. The UK regularly raises - Speech Link
2: expressed deep concern about the 18 previous Guantanamo detainees, all of whom have been cleared of being - Speech Link
3: friend Lord Falconer said that the existence of Guantanamo was a “shocking affront to … democracy.” Our - Speech Link

2. Foreign Fighters and the Death Penalty
11/10/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: United States evidence on the condition that Guantanamo was not part of the process, but in this case - Speech Link
2: actors in a war zone in north Syria, sent to Guantanamo Bay—something that the Government oppose fully—or - Speech Link
3: July, the Minister told the House:“On Guantanamo Bay, again our position has not changed. The UK - Speech Link

3. Jamal al-Harith
23/02/2017 - Commons Chamber

1: damages claims brought by detainees held at Guantanamo Bay in the early 2000s. The details of that settlement - Speech Link
2: know that Jamal al-Harith was released from Guantanamo Bay in 2004, and it is reported that he received - Speech Link
3: future claims brought by such people, held in Guantanamo Bay in 2004, can be challenged in court without - Speech Link

4. Foreign Fighters and the Death Penalty
23/07/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: nevertheless provide assistance.”On Guantanamo Bay, again our position has not changed. The UK - Speech Link
2: earlier, that the Government’s position on Guantanamo Bay is not as was reported in the media this morning - Speech Link
3: seriousness, the reason the Government oppose Guantanamo Bay—as, indeed, do the Opposition Front Benchers—is - Speech Link

5. Rendition of UK Citizens
24/07/2018 - Lords Chamber

1: provide assistance”.On the issue of Guantanamo Bay, again our position has not changed. The UK - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Guantanamo Bay
1. Guantanamo Bay
asked by: Sarah Olney
01/03/2021
... what discussions he has had with the US administration on the closure of Guantanamo Bay since the election of President Biden.

2. Guantanamo Bay: Detainees
asked by: Lord Hylton
20/01/2020
...To ask Her Majesty's Government when they last discussed indefinite detention at Guantanamo Bay with the government of the United States; what was the outcome of that discussion; and whether they discussed the failure to release prisoners who have been cleared.

3. Guantanamo Bay: Detainees
asked by: Tom Brake
17/07/2019
... what representations his Department has made to the US Administration on releasing Guantanamo Bay inmates who have been cleared for release by the Periodic Review Board.

4. Guantanamo Bay: Detainees
asked by: Tom Brake
28/03/2019
... what his policy is on (a) the transfer of detainees to the US detention facility in Guantanamo Bay and (b) the closure of that detention facility.

5. Guantanamo Bay: Detainees
asked by: Lord Hylton
19/02/2018
...To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they intend to make representations to the government of the United States calling for the release or charging of the remaining 41 detainees held at Guantanamo Bay.

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Former APPG Members
Chris Law Portrait
Chris Law
Chair & Registered Contact
Scottish National Party - Dundee West
Joined: 24th November 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
Tom Brake Portrait
Tom Brake
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Former Member for Carshalton and Wallington
Joined: 24th November 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Mark Durkan Portrait
Mark Durkan
Vice Chair
Social Democratic & Labour Party - Former Member for Foyle
Joined: 24th November 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb Portrait
Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb
Vice Chair
Green Party - Life peer
Joined: 24th November 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
Clive Lewis Portrait
Clive Lewis
Vice Chair
Labour - Norwich South
Joined: 24th November 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
Tania Mathias Portrait
Tania Mathias
Vice Chair
Conservative - Former Member for Twickenham
Joined: 24th November 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Peter Bottomley Portrait
Peter Bottomley
Vice Chair
Conservative - Worthing West
Joined: 24th November 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
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