Hajj and Umrah APPG

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

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To establish facts about the UK Hajj and Umrah sectors, promote and enable an industry led partnership with government to set minimum standards and good practice for Hajj and Umrah services sold in the UK, promote active and precautionary health and wellbeing, and have appropriate consular and other support services.

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 Hajj and Umrah

1. Hajj pilgrims urged to be aware of MERS-CoV advice
23/07/2019 - Public Health England (PHE)
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Found: Hajj pilgrims urged to be aware of MERS-CoV advice - GOV.UK

2. Hajj and Umrah
26/04/2018 - APPGs

Found: To establish facts about the UK Hajj and Umrah sectors, promote and enable an industry led partnership

3. Travel and health advice for Hajj pilgrims
22/07/2019 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: Emergency Contact Tel: +966 5010 04268Ministry of Hajj (Makkah) Tel: 012 557 1714Outside KSA: +966 920002814Email

4. Travel and health advice for Hajj pilgrims
22/07/2019 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: Emergency Contact Tel: +966 5010 04268Ministry of Hajj (Makkah) Tel: 012 557 1714Outside KSA: +966 920002814Email

5. MP_Financial_Information object (10225)
11/01/2020 - MP Financial Interests

Found: Spiritual pilgrimage of Hajj, invited due to related work of the APPG on Hajj & Umrah.
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Recent Speeches related to Hajj and Umrah

1. Visa fees for Pilgrimage to Hajj and Umrah by Saudi Arabia
29/11/2016 - Commons Chamber

1: by a volunteer in Leicester East, Sayeed Askari. Hajj is the fifth pillar of Islam, and travelling to - Speech Link

2. Petitions
29/11/2016 - Commons Chamber

1: by a volunteer in Leicester East, Sayeed Askari. Hajj is the fifth pillar of Islam, and travelling to - Speech Link

3. UK Relations: Saudi Arabia
07/03/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: British citizens aspire to go or will go on the Hajj. During these discussions, will he be raising the - Speech Link
2: would say two things. First, in relation to the Hajj, I do not know what is definitely on the agenda - Speech Link
3: Arabia. He has converted to Islam and undertaken the Hajj, and I have seen at first hand the close, honest - Speech Link

4. UK Relations with Qatar
10/12/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: infringements of their right to travel into Saudi for Hajj and for Umrah. That is very much to be regretted. The blockade - Speech Link

5. Human Rights (Saudi Arabia)
21/07/2015 - Westminster Hall

1: travel to Saudi Arabia every year to perform the Hajj and Umrah pilgrimages and to visit the holy sites of - Speech Link

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9 Current APPG Officers
Rehman Chishti Portrait
Rehman Chishti
Vice Chair
Conservative - Gillingham and Rainham
Joined: 2nd June 2021
Imran Hussain Portrait
Imran Hussain
Vice Chair
Labour - Bradford East
Joined: 26th April 2018
Mohammad Yasin Portrait
Mohammad Yasin
Vice Chair
Labour - Bedford
Joined: 26th April 2018
Rushanara Ali Portrait
Rushanara Ali
Vice Chair
Labour - Bethnal Green and Bow
Joined: 2nd June 2021
Lord Khan of Burnley Portrait
Lord Khan of Burnley
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 2nd June 2021
2 APPG Memberships
Fatherhood , Kashmir
Baroness Hussein-Ece Portrait
Baroness Hussein-Ece
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 26th April 2018
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Yasmin Qureshi MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 7019.

Email: yasmin.qureshi.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Rashid Mogradia, Council of British Hajjis Commerce House, 346b St Helens Road, Bolton BL3 3RR. Tel: 0845 833 4145

Email: info@appghajjumrah.org

Secretariat:

Council of British Hajjis acts as the group's secretariat. http://cbhuk.org/

Group's Website:

http://appghajjumrah.org/

Benefits in Kind
Date
27 Jan 2021
Source
Council of British Hajjis
Description
Secretariat   From : 27/01/2021 To : 26/01/2022
Value
£7,501
Date
27 Jan 2020
Source
Council of British Hajjis
Description
Secretariat   From : 27/01/2020 To : 26/01/2021
Value
£7,501
Date
15 Mar 2019
Source
Council of British Hajjis
Description
Secretariat   From : 15/03/2019 To : 14/03/2020
Value
£9,001
Date
15 Mar 2018
Source
Council of British Hajjis
Description
Secretariat   From : 15/03/2018 To : 14/03/2019
Value
£4,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Hajj and Umrah APPG

Former APPG Officers
Baroness Warsi Portrait
Baroness Warsi
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 26th April 2018
Departed: 21st April 2021
Naz Shah Portrait
Naz Shah
Vice Chair
Labour - Bradford West
Joined: 26th April 2018
Departed: 21st April 2021
Steve Reed Portrait
Steve Reed
Vice Chair
Labour (Co-op) - Croydon North
Joined: 26th April 2018
Departed: 21st April 2021
Tahir Ali Portrait
Tahir Ali
Vice Chair
Labour - Birmingham, Hall Green
Joined: 8th April 2020
Departed: 21st April 2021
Steve Reed Portrait
Steve Reed
Vice Chair
Labour (Co-op) - Croydon North
Joined: 26th April 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
Mike Gapes Portrait
Mike Gapes
Vice Chair
The Independent Group for Change - Former Member for Ilford South
Joined: 26th April 2018
Departed: 27th March 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Shabana Mahmood Portrait
Shabana Mahmood
Vice Chair
Labour - Birmingham, Ladywood
Joined: 26th April 2018
Departed: 27th March 2019
2 APPG Memberships
Bangladesh , Commonwealth Games