Holocaust Memorial APPG

First Registered: 21/11/2018 • Last updated on: 06/10/2021

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To promote holocaust memorial and education in parliament; and to support the establishment of a holocaust memorial and learning centre.

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Recent Documents related to Holocaust Memorial

1. The Armed Forces Memorial and the Roll of Honour: a guide for bereaved families
10/03/2021 - Ministry of Defence
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Found: Guidance The Armed Forces Memorial and the Roll of Honour: a guide for bereaved families

2. Holocaust Memorial Day: 27 January 2019
25/01/2019 - Parliamentary Research

Found: January 2019 Holocaust Memorial Day: 27 January 2019 Summary Holocaust Memorial Day takes place annually

3. Horsley Parish Council - written evidence
10/07/2019 - Inquiry: Lessons from the First World War Centenary - Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee
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Found:  The grant received funded the repair of the war memorial and provided books for the school on the war history

4. Auchengeich Mining Disaster
11/09/2020 - Early Day Motions

Found: father; expresses gratitude to the Auchengeich Memorial Committee for their commitment in continuing to

5. Campaign to secure the future of the Covid Memorial Wall
23/09/2021 - Early Day Motions

Found: this House welcomes the creation of the Covid Memorial Wall on Albert Embankment by Covid-19 Bereaved

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Holocaust Memorial

1. UK Holocaust Memorial
20/01/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: to substitute the proposed UK Holocaust Memorial with a national memorial commemorating all victims of - Speech Link
2: committed to establishing a new national Holocaust memorial. The memorial will be dedicated to the 6 million - Speech Link
3: Is it not therefore important that any British memorial to victims of genocide or extermination, certainly - Speech Link

2. Holocaust Memorial Day 2021
28/01/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: We now come to the general debate on Holocaust Memorial Day 2021. It may be helpful to inform the - Speech Link
2: move,That this House has considered Holocaust Memorial Day 2021.It is a privilege to open - Speech Link

3. Education: The Holocaust
27/01/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to Holocaust Memorial Day, what steps they are taking to improve - Speech Link
2: Lords, the Government are fully committed to Holocaust education and believe that every young person - Speech Link
3: nature my noble friend outlines. The new national memorial will ensure that the voices of survivors and witnesses - Speech Link

4. Holocaust Memorial Day
23/01/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: move,That this House has considered Holocaust Memorial Day.This debate is taking place on - Speech Link
2: testimony. The exhibition at the Huddersfield holocaust memorial centre, which was opened by Lord Pickles - Speech Link
3: the Holocaust Educational Trust. We are also hugely grateful to the next generation of Holocaust Educational - Speech Link

5. Holocaust Memorial Day
24/01/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: move,That this House has considered Holocaust Memorial Day 2019.In the middle of the night - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Holocaust Memorial
1. Holocaust Memorial Day
asked by: Sajid Javid
19/01/2021
... what steps his Department is taking to mark Holocaust Memorial Day on 27 January 2021.

2. Holocaust Memorial Day
asked by: Lyn Brown
16/01/2020
... before the end of January 2020.

3. Roma Holocaust Memorial Day
asked by: Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth
31/07/2020
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to mark Roma Holocaust Memorial Day on 2 August.

4. Roma Holocaust Memorial Day
asked by: Baroness Whitaker
10/08/2020
...To ask Her Majesty's Government how they plan to mark Roma Holocaust Memorial Day on 2 August.

5. Roma Holocaust Memorial Day
asked by: Lord Judd
24/06/2019
...To ask Her Majesty's Government how they will be represented at the Roma Holocaust Memorial Day commemoration in Krakow on 2 August.

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7 Current APPG Officers
Lord Austin of Dudley Portrait
Lord Austin of Dudley
Co-Chair
Non-affiliated - Life peer
Joined: 21st November 2018
Lisa Cameron Portrait
Lisa Cameron
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow
Joined: 24th February 2020
Lord Pickles Portrait
Lord Pickles
President
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 21st November 2018
1 APPG Membership
Channel Islands
Lord Polak Portrait
Lord Polak
Treasurer
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 21st November 2018
2 APPG Memberships
Isle of Man (Manx) , War Crimes
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Bob Blackman MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 7082.

Email: bob.blackman.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Giorgio Annecchini, Office of Bob Blackman MP, House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 7082

Email: giorgio.annecchini@parliament.uk

No benefits in kind are on record for the Holocaust Memorial APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Holocaust Memorial APPG

Former APPG Officers
Peter Bottomley Portrait
Peter Bottomley
Vice Chair
Conservative - Worthing West
Joined: 24th February 2020
Departed: 21st April 2021
70 APPG Memberships
Adult Education , Ageing and Older People , Arts and Heritage , Austria , BBC , Black Maternal Health , Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Business Owners , British Overseas Territories , Carbon Monoxide , Citizens Rights , Commonwealth , Cycling and Walking , Dalits , Dark Skies , Democracy and Human Rights in the Gulf , Disability , Domestic Violence and Abuse , Equitable Life Policyholders , Fatherhood , Flags and Heraldry , Gasworks Redevelopment , Global Security and Non-Proliferation , Governance and Inclusive Leadership , Gypsies, Travellers and Roma , Haemophilia and Contaminated Blood , Haiti , Hospice and End of Life Care , Immigration Detention , Insurance and Financial Services , Internet, Communications and Technology , Ireland and the Irish in Britain , Kosovo , Leasehold and Commonhold Reform , Limits to Growth , Longevity , Media , Music , No Recourse to Public Funds , Olympic and Paralympic Games , Opera , Park Homes , Period Equality , Photography , Race and Community , Religious Education , Republic of Korea , Retail Crime , Road Freight and Logistics , Rowing , Scientific , Scotch Whisky , Sexual and Reproductive Health in the UK , Single Parent Families , Social Enterprise , Social Integration , Social Science and Policy , Social Work , St George's Day , Tibet , Transport Safety , United Nations , United Nations Women , Vascular and Venous Disease , Votes at 16 , Western Rail Link to Heathrow , Western Sahara , Wine and Spirits , Wine of Great Britain , Women in Transport , Youth Affairs
Nicola Richards Portrait
Nicola Richards
Secretary
Conservative - West Bromwich East
Joined: 24th February 2020
Departed: 21st April 2021
Lord Shinkwin Portrait
Lord Shinkwin
Officer
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 21st November 2018
Departed: 21st April 2021
Margaret Hodge Portrait
Margaret Hodge
Officer
Labour - Barking
Joined: 24th February 2020
Departed: 21st April 2021
John Howell Portrait
John Howell
Officer
Conservative - Henley
Joined: 24th February 2020
Departed: 21st April 2021
Lord Austin of Dudley Portrait
Lord Austin of Dudley
Chair & Registered Contact
Non-affiliated - Life peer
Joined: 21st November 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
Theresa Villiers Portrait
Theresa Villiers
Officer
Conservative - Chipping Barnet
Joined: 21st November 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
Joan Ryan Portrait
Joan Ryan
Officer
The Independent Group for Change - Former Member for Enfield North
Joined: 21st November 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Mendelsohn Portrait
Lord Mendelsohn
Officer
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 21st November 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
Ruth Smeeth Portrait
Ruth Smeeth
Secretary
Labour - Former Member for Stoke-on-Trent North
Joined: 21st November 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships